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Panamericana Hostel

Calle 10 y Avenida A # 8-15 Plaza Herrera, Panama City, Panama
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Panamericana was a gem of a hostel in a great area. Casco Viejo is gorgeous and panamericana sits right in the hear overlooking cafes a park and the sea wall. The private rooms were simple and nice with unique decorative paint and bright lighting. Noise does travel a bit however, but so too does the air. Check out: http://losttribemagazine.com/2014/10/12/panama/ for... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

If you're hosteling you are doing it for cheap adventure and learning. Panamericana fits that goal very well. It's big, full of travelers from all over, mostly young. It's clean, pest-free, in a really great location for getting to know Panama City. It's loud late at night with music and celebrating; never quiet. A lot of noisy construction happening all... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We came to this place and got a room which was decent but not like in the pictures on the website. The room was however ok and the hotel itself was quite cozy and backpacker-ish. The bad part was that we had a reservation later on in Panama for five days on this hotel but then they said the hotel... More 

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Marau, BA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The hostel has good location, is always clean, the bathrooms are good and the price is economic. Does not have any games or anything that encourages interaction between guests. It is safe, the service is good and the kitchen is also well equipped.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This was a last minute decision to arrive in Panama City that day, we found this place in our guidebook and stayed one night before moving to friends. The hostel is huge! And with this comes the noise that sneaks into the room through the open part above the room doors. But this really was the only downside - other... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Reading all the reviews for Panamericana marked as terrible and poor - I was very angry at myself that I didnt check it before. Looks like that when you reserve the room and get the confirmation - its ok for Panamericana to tell you that there are no rooms which you requested. Instead of room with private bathroom I ended... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This hostel is the perfect place to stay in Panama City : Big Kitshen full equiped Good beds Private room with view to the parque Herrera Nice personal at the respetion Modern decoration with nice painting in every rooms Super roof top view Books for free Help to organise tour Highly recomander Just one - : the breaksfast included is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at Panamericana. Great location and great rooms, except that it can be a bit noisy in the night, because the rooms are 'open' to the hallway. The breakfast only includes white bread, jelly, peanutbutter, bananas and the/coffee.

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Georgetown, Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Enjoyed my stay at the Panamericana Hostel. The staff were mostly friendly and helpful, the WIFI works (except that you need a new password like every other day), there is hot water in the shower. Most importantly the location is ideal as it is near to food and entertainment. My biggest challenge was the stairs.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

There is much better hostels around the same area. Terrible WIFI, the staff were not helpful to any of us and the rooms are very hot. There is only 2 bathrooms per floor and you end up lining up to shower or use the toilet. This was bad even for central america. There is free breakfast though! hahaha

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