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Magnolia Inn

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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location in Casco Viejo near tons of cute shops, cafes and restaurants!! The staff was very helpful with recommendations! The private room was great! AC and hot water were a great treat for traveling on a budget! Easy cab rides to anywhere in Panama City for very cheap!

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a nice hotel with a fair price in the Casco Viejo area and were lucky to find the Magnolia Inn. Our room (deluxe private) was newly renovated and a perfect location to explore the area (we left our bags in their secure closet since our flight wasn't until the afternoon). Joeri was really helpful with tips... More 

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Santa Catalina, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go frequently to Panama and we choose Magnolia Inn because of the accommodation is simply the best for a fare price, even if you are looking for a dorm, the "travel" environment is really cool. the facilities are completely clean and useful for the dorms, big living room like a meeting point, all the cutlery and crockery in perfect... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was clean and the bathroom was very impressive, it was very obvious they had recently updated the bathroom. The staff was great, knowledgeable about the area and very accommodating. I would return here and would recommend a stay here.

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Medellin, Colombia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great find for any type of traveler! Dorm beds for the backpackers and luxury rooms that are the most beautiful I have ever seen, even in the most expensive hotels, for a fraction of the cost. The common area is clean, comfortable and quiet - no party atmosphere, which I really appreciated. The staff is amazing! Kind, considerate,... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanna stay in a colonial building down town Casco Viejo without partying drunk backpackers? Go check out Magnolia inn and make sure you hook up with top notch manager Joeri. He makes your stay unforgettable. The Penthouse is a bit pricy but great. And the ballroom a perfect please for backpackers on low budgets. Great kitchen to go wild on... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All is perfect at magnolia. Genious blend of a comfortable hostel and hotel. Not crazy but far from boring. The staff are the best. From the smiling maids to four language speaking front desk. San blas trio booked thru them was top notch too. Add a 5 story renovated colonial mansion and you have THE place to stay in Panama.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, nice rooms, comfortable beds, clean place, best of all super friendly staff. It literally felt like home, anything I wanted to know about Panama I could find out from the any of the staff, they were super friendly and helpful. They gave us lots of great restaurant recommendations, booked our trip to San Blas, and were just generally... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

For $15 a night you simply can't beat the Magnolia Inn in Casco Viejo. A relaxing atmosphere set in one of Panama City's historic districts. A perfect spot for backpackers to acclimate to the city, or relax after living it up in Bocas. Close to the Cathedral Square and the Presidential Palace, and minutes from the main bus terminal at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The hotel is alright for private rooms, we were charged 70 USD for one night, but you can definitely get something better for that price. Location was perfect since it's close to everything in Casco Viejo. I wouldn't consider this place a luxury hotel. Maybe for a hostal might be. For prices like that, they should have breakfast included. Overall,... More 

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