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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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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here for a couple nights with friends, in July 2016. Pros: -Located right in Casco Viejo, which a lot of people recommended as a good place to stay. Walking distance to downtown (if you're willing to walk a couple miles) or a $3-5 taxi. -Feels very safe - some of the nearby streets with other popular hostels seemed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel in a great location. The staff all spoke English so check-in was smooth and they were happy to help with questions. Some rooms are air-conditioned and others are not. It is the same price to stay in an air-conditioned one and I highly recommend it as Panama City is hot and humid. It's really hot in the common... More 

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Thank aabraham03
Magnolia I, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Hi Aabraham03, Thank you so much for staying with us. We are glad to read you had such a pleasant stay with us. We are investigating the possibilities of cooling down the common areas further, while still being able to enjoy our balconies. If you want a cheap lunch, i would suggest to go to restaurant Jonathan, on Agenda Central.... More 

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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Magnolia Inn is an excellent place to stay if you want to be based in the Casco Viejo area of Panama City. Lots of shops, restaurants and good sight seeing right outside your door. The President's Home is just blocks away so there are plenty of police and that makes the area safe. Casco Viejo also has some great... More 

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Thank Peter L
Magnolia I, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Hello Peter, Thank you for staying with us at Magnolia Inn . We are super glad to hear you found our place such a great base to explore Casco Viejo. We hope to welcome you back soon! Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden More 

Bocas Town, Panama
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went their for a special weekend and were very happy. Joeri at the front desk as well as the other staff were great. The room was spotless, had all the info we inquired about, and were greeted with a smile the whole time. I will absolutely stay here again. Thank you all for a great stay!!

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Thank Tony S
Magnolia I, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Hi Tony, Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We are delighted to here you had such a great stay with us at Magnolia Inn. We hope to see you next time you make it to Panama City. Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were so happy with the location/comfort/ cleanliness/excellent assistance from staff at the front desk, we referred Magnolia Inn to others on our trip around Panama. They all arrived and stayed being thoroughly satisfied. We highly recommend Magnolia Inn to all discerning travellers. Glen & Bill

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

Hi Glen and Bill. First of all, I would like to thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We all work very hard at Magnolia Inn to deliver our guests an excellent stay that they will not forget, and it is a real pleasure to read you and such a great stay, and recommended our... More 

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25 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very central in popular Casco Viejo. Staff is the nicest I have met in my travels through Central America, they really make the place in combination with its good facilities. There is lots of (clean and well maintained) space, the beds are very comfortable and the sanitary is sufficient. Only would like to change the taste o the coffee, to... More 

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Thank Sjaak L
Magnolia I, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Hi Sjaak, Thank you for your review. We are very glad to hear you had such a wonderful stay at Magnolia Inn. The coffee that we serve, Cafe Gatun, is 100% organic and comes from a small grassroots coop in the interior of the Colon province. In this way we support small scale farmers. I am sorry to hear that... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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86 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

The location of this hostel was great, as well as the service. After traveling in Colombia it was nice to have a staff that was bilingual. They made good recommendations. It was in the Old Town and there were so many restaurants, shops, etc. in the area. The price was also good too. For a hostel, there were a lot... More 

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Thank ShannonMarie0385
Magnolia I, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Hi ShannonMarie0385, Thank you for staying with us at Magnolia Inn. We are very pleased to read you had such a great stay, and we hope to welcome you again soon. Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden More 

London
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34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

This place is a fantastic hostel! It is clean and rooms are clean and the beds are great with brilliant mattresses! Bonus some of them have airconditioning too! It is in the old part of town close to supermarkets and cafes. They have a fully equipped kitchen here to with plenty of fridge space aswell which is good especially when... More 

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

Dear Zeppelin1979, Thank you for staying with us in Casco Viejo. It makes us very happy to read you had such an excellent stay at Magnolia Inn. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Arrived into Panama city in the early hours of the morning so was pleased to find that this place still had a reception open so we could check in. Came to our room and went to bed immediately. At around 8am we were awoken by 3 staff members in our dorm, cleaning shaking and banging all of the lockers. They... More 

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Thank Bill M
Magnolia I, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Hi Bill, Thank you for your comments, we value the opinion of our guests dearly. I would like to take a minute to respond to your complaints. We have built an immaculate reputation over the years and it distresses me terribly that you did not enjoy your stay with us. Due to an emergency we had to open one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

I stayed a couple of nights in this wonderful hostel. The building is beautyful and the rooms are well designed and super clean. But what makes the hostel so special is besides the location the people who work there. They are all so amazing, friendly and helpful. I had a problem with a package stuck in the customs and they... More 

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Thank Barbara E
Magnolia I, General Manager at Magnolia Inn, responded to this review

Hello Barbara! Thank you so much for your kind words I am so happy that we were able to retrieve your package and deliver it to you! It was such a pleasure having you as our guest and we hope to welcome you back to Magnolia Inn again soon. Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Magnolia Inn offers comfortable and spacious deluxe private rooms. Our 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-fridge and safe deposit boxes. We have a total of 16 hotel rooms available, all with private bathroom, A/C and safe deposit boxes. We are a family friendly hotel and are suitable to host large groups. The building boasts stylish social areas to relax and meet fellow guests. A fully equipped kitchen and sunbathed dining room is available for all ours guests to use and coffee and tea is offered free all day. We also have a total of 38 hostel/dorm beds available 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. Our front desk staff is fluent English, Spanish German, Dutch and Russian and will gladly help you with further planning your trip in Panama. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magnolia Inn

Address: 8-18 Calle Boquete & Calle 8va, 111 | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: $34 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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