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Luna's Castle Hostel

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time backpacking and first hostel ever. Please god let them all be this good. Can't think of a bad word I would say. Everything was great. Big thumbs up to Maria and Yvonne for amazing service :-) Big wink to Alessandra (spelling?)

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Luna' castle is well placed in Panama City, seems an okay price and is clean enough. If you're staying a day or two as we were then I'm sure you will leave happy. We were there on a weekend though and it was very noisy all night and whilst a solid option, there isn't anything in our mind to elevate...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon arriving at "Luna's" as it called by the staff, I was immediately welcomed as family. The vibe here feels like a mixture between a gathering of long lost friends and people looking to have a good time. Luna's is located in one of the most interesting parts of Panama City, Casco Viejo, and the staff is all too happy...

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent location in Casco Viejo, although the sign is way above the door and so rather hard to spot. It is in a beautiful historic building. The common areas get hot so make sure to pay for a dorm with aircon. The dorms have lots of beds but there are privacy curtains. I snagged a room with an ocean view...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's the little things that makes a great experience. From cheerful front staff to yummy banana pancake breakfast Luna's delivered! Curtains for each dorm bed added privacy and smart little lockers with power outlets in the reception area are both touches perfectly catered for a backpacker. Would recommend!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The thing I liked the best, was that you can wait or sleep in the living rooms until the check in. I arrived at 5 am and was extremely tired, and thankfully I could wait inside and rest in a couch. It got better with the coffee and pankakes I had. There´s a great vibe going on, and everyone has...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is really worth a visit. I'm big on a good place to stay--a spot that has comfortable rooms (check) great atmosphere (check--they have amazing art and a light-filled space with high ceilings) and is in a good area (check CHECK--Casco Viejo is incredible). Just as important to me, however, are the people that run it. Anybody who travels...

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Lunas is a famous hostel in Panama city and well located in the beautiful Casco Viejo district. It is managed very well, even though it is quite big and has a lot of people every day, they manage to keep the rooms and the kitchen clean. Besides the living room there is a chill area with ping pong table and...

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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Luna's is a big place and in a great location, but I didn't love it. It has very cool art in the common rooms but overall the rooms themselves felt very dark and dingy. the bathrooms had poor lighting and Some positives are that the beds are comfortable, have curtains and are numbered, and they have lots of lockers if...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed for 3 nights with my boyfriend in a private room (#4). I liked the location in Casco Viejo, the beautiful colonial house, the atmosphere and the pancakes for breakfast. Other big plus is that the bed was good (one of the better ones during our 4 month travel!) and that the room has A/C. Only thing I would...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in a Spanish colonial mansion built upon the water’s edge. Luna’s Castle Hostel attracts those who seek the ideal Panama City backpacking experience. Following Captain Morgan’s plunder of Panama Vieja in 1671, stones from the ruins were used to construct the massive walls of Casco Viejo. Luna’s Castle, built in 1905, rests upon these original city walls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Luna's Castle Hostel

Address: Calle 9na Este 3-28 | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: RM58 - RM143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“very cousy rooms, each bed has it´s own light”
 of 5 bubbles F1952TBfranciscof, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Let reception know ur preference( ex. More private, quieter, etc)”
 of 5 bubbles sethaheuiser, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask a room with a view”
 of 5 bubbles surfexpediti0n, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pick a room facing the street so you are not woken up by the rooster who lives with the neighbors on the back side”
 of 5 bubbles kivory11, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't bother with "AC" rooms. "AC" barely works and there's no windows.”
 of 5 bubbles marcandrer1, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
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