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8-18 Calle Boquete & Calle 8va, 111 | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
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Heredia, Costa Rica
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed in the hostel dorm rooms (they also have nice private rooms) numerous times, and find them extremely comfortable. Each bed has 2 outlets and a reading light. The beds are really sturdy and don't shake when the other person rolls. It is air conditioned with a quiet a/c and it also has a ceiling fan. Nice kitchen... More

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

In early June of 2014 my boyfriend and I booked a private room in Luna's Castle. The short version: our room had sewerage fumes leaking into it, the staff new about this prior to our arrival and still refused to refund our money. So, at midnight on a Friday we end up running around Casco Viejo looking for a last... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel was fantastically located right in the middle of Casco Viejo, and it was in a really nice building. We arrived late at night (they had a 24 hour reception) and had some trouble checking in (something about our payment not being marked down), but it was all sorted out in the morning. It was a nice hostel with... More

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Cockburn Town, null, Turks and Caicos Islands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used to live in Panama and this place is a gem! Great location, clean, friendly and priced right! Don't hesitate, even expensive places here tend to have problems but the owners do an amazing job and will make your stay perfect!

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend in the Peace Corps recommended this place during our stay in Panama City. The hotel was in a perfect location in the old town with tons of stuff to do around it. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful with us trying to find our way around and recommended a few places for us to go. The room... More

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Starkville, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came into the Magnolia Inn sunburned and exhausted from traveling, and we were so grateful when they had room for us! It was exactly what we were looking for. The rooms were clean, quiet, and well decorated. The building teemed with personality, and it was evident that the owners invested a lot of time and love in the place.... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Everything was nice, the hostal is lovely and is located in the heart of Casco Viejo. I really enjoyed Panama City and the guy in reception helped me to arrange the trip to my next destination. Really nice people, specially Rachel from reception.

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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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