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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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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La Rochelle, France
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice and very big hostel. The service is impeccable and the rooms are nice. Stayed there twice and managed to observe progress. Prices are average, but I'd still say cheap considering the quality of the service. In the center of Casco Viejo, it is perfect if you want a good night of sleep and a calm wake up. Perfect... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were looking for something in the old city and this fit the bill. Very centrally located , close to shops, bars and restaurants. The staff were young, friendly and inviting. The room was spacious, had two queen beds and a decent shower and was very reasonably priced. While they didn't serve food , there was a kitchen available for... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent location in the UNESCO world heritage site, friendly staff, good communal space and kitchen facility. Double room with en-suite and air conditioning was essential for us in August we would use this hotel/hostel again.

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Vienna, Austria
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98 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Magnolia Inn is located in Casco Viejo, which makes it a good starting point for walking throught the old town. The rooms and bathrooms are very nice, staff extremely helpful. We got unlucky, though, because the neighbors were so extremely loud on the second night we actually ended up staying at a different hotel (I´m not usually someone who has... More 

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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's a great hostel with plenty of public spaces and comfortable dorm rooms. The staff is very helpful and the location is perfect. Nothing not to like. If you want to find a better party atmosphere at night but don't want to deal with sleeping in a party hostel then stay here and go to the Luna's Castle bar at... More 

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Magnolia I, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Hi Shane, We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and found our staff helpful. We are looking forward to see you again! Kind regards Joeri van der Linden More 

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful building and location and still good value. Beds very comfy which wasn't the case for all hostels I stayed in in panama and generally very quiet at night. Staff really friendly and helpful. No problem changing last minute bookings. Good safe, central location.

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Magnolia I, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Hi Alice, Thank you for your kind words. We are always very happy when our guests had an excellent stay and appreciate our service. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden More 

Camborne, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights in room 2C which is above the hostel and has two double beds and a private bathroom. Although the room is situated at the front of the hotel, there was no disruption from the street below and the vultures that perch on the rooftops opposite were novel (if you happen to be European). The staff were... More 

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Magnolia I, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Hi C41GBH, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are really glad that so enjoyed your stay so much and we hope to see you next time you visit Panama. Kind regards Joeri van der Linden More 

Bogota, Colombia
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74 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Magnolia Inn is a hostel/hotel right in the heart of Panama City old town (Casco Viejo). The location and the price can't be beat. I stayed in one of the hostel rooms. It was nice and quiet, air conditioned, and clean. The bathrooms are in great shape and I never had to wait for the toilet or the shower. The... More 

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Magnolia I, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mary, Thank you so much for your kind words. It was a pleasure having you staying with us and we hope to may welcome you back in the future! Kind regards Joeri van der Linden. More 

New Providence Island
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100 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Magnolia Inn has been our group's go to place to stay in Panama for 4 years in a row! Why? Its conveniently located, competitively priced, well outfitted, and wonderful service! I would highly recommend Magnolia Inn for both independent travelers as well as for groups!

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Magnolia I, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Hi Makia, Thank you again for your kind review of our place. We love having your group around and it pleases us that your group had yet again a great time with us in Casco Viejo. We are awaiting your arrival from the Bahama's next year! Kind regards Joeri van der Linden More 

Olten, Switzerland
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93 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

More a hotel than a hostel, this place has excellent dorms. Each bed has it’s own reading-lamp and two electric plugs for your electronics. Enough space for your luggage and metal lockers for all inhabitants plus a/c. Wifi is free while only average speed. The location is good with restaurants, coffee-shops, supermarket with an ATM inside, and a washsaloon nearby.... More 

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Magnolia I, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Hi Dryanta, Thank you so much for your kind review. Nothing is more rewarding to us then hearing that you enjoyed your stay and liked our hotel and hostel combination. We hope to welcome you again in the future. Kind regards Joeri van der Linden More 

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