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8-18 Calle Boquete & Calle 8va, 111 | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

All of the positive reviews here are spot on about the place itself, hence the three stars. but it's incredible no one has said anything about the thumping roof top lounge next door. Thurs Friday and Saturday...(maybe more, but we haven't made it there yet) there is loud house music, clearly audible from the penthouse rooms, until 330 am. Not... More

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Saint George's, Saint George, Grenada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the city to visit. Panama is happening full of life, booming with investment, people from everywhere, sashimi, hip eats, bars and fabulous people. This is the miami you read about years ago as a kid, the city has life, people, poverty and potential. It's a gritty real city. Can't wait to come back, would love to move here,... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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70 reviews 70 reviews
17 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found Magnolia Inn on TripAdvisor and they were running a special on their penthouses rooms, so we decided to give them a try. It was the best choice we made for lodging in Panama. The hotel is a hostel that has private rooms on the top floor with private bathrooms. These rooms are very comfortable and have a small... More

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Surrey, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in a 4 bed dorm with air. Large room well made beds with power outlets, lights, and large lockers for each bed. Very well maintained clean rooms, clean bathrooms. There is a good ratio of bathrooms and showers per person, you don't have to wait and they are always clean. A very well run place. I would stay here... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We traveled to Panama with our two kids (12 and 10 years old). The owners of the hotel were friendly and accommodating. The staff answering the phone were native English speakers (as are the owners) so it made booking and communication a breeze. We rented a private ensuite room. They had a great optional airport pickup service that really smoothed... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, 2 teenage boys and I spent one night at this beautifully converted old building in the heart of Casco Viejo. The staff was very informative and helpful. The facilities were clean and spacious. The ambiance of being in the heart of an very old part of town that is being renewed is a must have experience. We will... More

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Seal Beach, SO CA USA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Following the excellent TripAdvisor recommendations, we booked one night for the last of a ten-day trip to the Bocas del Toro area of Panama. We were not disappointed. Friendly front desk young lady from Canada, showed us to our room with bath. Price was $90..perfect! Location was priceless, right in the middle of the old town Casco Viejo. After staying... More

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose Magnolia after reading the rave reviews on Tripadvisor--I stayed in the hostel part of the Inn for three nights (there are private rooms on the upper floors), and I wish I could have stayed longer! All of the sleeping areas are air-conditioned, the mattresses were very comfy, the lockers were more than large enough for my stuff, and... More

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New Providence Island
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76 reviews 76 reviews
19 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been traveling with groups of students to Panama over the past 3 years - on each pass through Panama City - we have made Magnolia Inn our home. Decently priced dorms (with air-conditioning), nice private rooms with ensuite bathrooms, a fully functioning kitchen all combined with a great location in Casco Viejo makes this place an overall great... More

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Boquete, Panama
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I really enjoyed our stay at this nice but older hotel in downtown Casco Viejo. It is right around the corner from the main Central Plaza. It is a little difficult to find but the staff is very helpful. You can unload in front of the hotel and then park for free in a secure parking lot... More

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Address: 8-18 Calle Boquete & Calle 8va, 111 | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
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Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
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Magnolia Inn is located in the heart of Casco Viejo, Panama City's historic neighborhood. This charming hotel offers comfortable and spacious deluxe private rooms. The restored French colonial mansion is full of historic character, as well as modern conveniences such as A/C, orthopedic beds, free Wi-Fi Internet, mini-frig and safe deposit boxes. Magnolia Inn also offers stylish social areas to relax and meet fellow guests. A fully equipped kitchen and sunbathed dinning room is available for all guest to use and coffee and tea is offered free all day. There is also a floor with 5 luxury hostel / dorm rooms with comfortable beds and A/C. Within a couple blocks from the hotel you can enjoy Casco Viejo's attractions such as the Presidential Palace, Metropolitan Cathedral, the Canal Museum, National Theater, Las Bovedas, and many others. Casco Viejo also is home to art galleries, great restaurants, and some of the city's best bars. Private car service is available for a fee, you are greeted inside Tocumen (PTY) international airport with a sign. The English speaking driver helps you with your bags and brings you to the front desk of the Magnolia Inn. ... more   less 
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