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8-18 Calle Boquete & Calle 8va, 111 | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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Portland, Oregon
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Magnolia Inn -- Great location in casco viejo. The American owners are friendly and the room we stayed in (top floor, one of the 3 penthouses with private bath) was pretty nice with views of downtown from out the front window. Check out the rooftop bar at Tantalo when you visit. It's just around the block.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hostel is located in Casco Viejo in a side street just a stone's throw from the city cathedral. Rooms were comfortable and the hostel had a decent sociable but cozy atmosphere. There were ample common areas so one (couples for instance) could have the choice of either opting for a quieter evening or socializing with other lodgers at large.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was staying in the Magnolia Inn a couple of days and there were very helpful all the time with everything i come up with.i really asked a lot of questions and they always took time to answer them. I also went to san blas for a few days and i could leave my stuff in the hostel for free... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Good: We arrived to Panama late and the hotel had a taxi waiting for us at the airport (we paid for it but it was still a nice and convenient touch). Once we arrived, the very nice guy at the check in desk was extremely helpful and personable (he's from the Netherlands but I forget his name). Our room... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great overall experience at Magnolia Inn. I was in and out a number of times due to trips, friends, and just not planning well. The staff was able to accommodate me and my last minute requests and changes very quickly and effectively. Joeri/Reggie and Cherie (staff/owners respectively) were very helpful on all accounts from asking for a... More

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Riga, Latvia
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place was nice, with a good kitchen, loung area. The dorms had aircon and were clean BUT we ended up on the couch at 2 AM after being badly bitten by bed bugs. Magnolia Inn was not one of the cheapest options for budget travellers, so we did expect a certain level of ...service. But when we came out... More

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

We are terrible sorry you had a bad experiences at our hotel. The cleanest, nicest hotels around the world has experienced this problem. These bugs are hitch hackers and attach themselves to whatever bag they find. Prevention and dealing with Bedbugs is a hotels responsibility so we take these comments seriously. We routinely check the rooms but now we have... More

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15 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice little hostel in Casco. Great location and very clean. Nice kitchen for use and coffee in the morning. It was loud due to some neighbors, but with the personal fans that they give you, the noise was surprisingly drowned out.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Magnolia Inn for one night in August 2014. It's a combination hostel and hotel with the hotel type rooms on the upper floor. I stayed in room 3C which I imagine to have the best view of Casco Viejo. The windows faces three different directions affording sweeping views of the impressive Panama City skyline, the historic... More

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Fair Haven, New Jersey
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed with a group of travelers from Italy in August 2014. The location is good since it is right in the heart of the "Casco Viejo" of Panama City, the old town. They are remodeling this part of the city and some of the buildings are quite nice. However, there are also many bad areas with dilapidated houses. One... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The dorm beds are comfortable I managed to have a good nights sleep! It's set in an old mansion so I has most of its original features! Very pretty and the staff are friendly and helpful! They can also help you book various different excursions in and around Panama City!

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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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