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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Hostel is in the old town of Panama city in Casco Viejo. The area is nice, though there is not a big amount of space which is walkable....(some dodgy neighborhood is quite close so watch out where you go! it is indicated on the map what u can find at the reception) The building itself is nice and charming,...

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Redmond, Washington
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow – the Magnolia Inn is stunning. They have done a beautiful job of refurbishing the building while keeping the charm of the old architecture. We only stayed one night, but I wish it had been longer. Our room (2C) was spacious, modern and nicely decorated. The bathroom was large with a great shower and really nice towels. The front...

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

Dear Christina, We are very happy to read you enjoyed your stay with us. We have worked hard to restore Magnolia Inn in the glory of its old days and making it a comfortable place for to stay in the heart of Casco Viejo, so I am delighted that we succeeded according to your review! We hope to welcome you...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Centrally located in old Panama City this building is a UNESCO heritage building that is beautiful. There is a lot to do with fantastic restaurants nearby. Everything is clean, the rooms are spacious and the staff are incredibly friendly.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I was due to stay here on the 16th - 18th of January before my flight home to London. However, I discovered that the taxis outside the airport were very expensive and I thought it may be best to save money by booking a night at the airport and sleep in the terminal the next night. I explained my grievances...

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

Dear Annoymous707, I am very distressed upon reading your review, please allow me a minute to respond. We at Magnolia Inn do everything we can to deliver a excellent experience to our guests. Since I strongly feel that there are some parts of the story that are not being told, I need to set some things straight You made a...

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed in a 4 person dorm at the Magnolia Inn. The room and bathroom were nice. The hostel is in a good location. FYI - If you stay on the ground floor it can get quite loud on the street, so bring earplugs :) I had arranged an airport pickup and, unfortunately, upon arrival at Tocumen and looking for...

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

Dear Annatravels55 Thank you for your review and I am happy to hear you had a good stay and hereby personally apologise for the mix up regarding your airport pickup. An unfortunate case of miscommunication, and I will see to it that it will not happen again. Again our sincere apologies and we hope to see you again soon. Kind...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Friendly staff and rooms are clean. Joeri helped us a lot when we arrived in panama city. Recommendation for trips within and outside panama city. The hotel is in the middle of casco viejo for an affordable price. Would recommend

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

Dear Wen1998 It was a pleasure having you guys stay with us at I am glad you found my tips useful. We hope to see you next time you are in Casco Viejo! Kind regards Joeri van der Linden

Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have stayed in several private rooms of Magnolia Inn, on each floor, including the penthouse and absolutely love it. Magnolia Inn is a clean, friendly, loving place where the staff makes absolutely sure you're experience is outstanding. They know the neighbourhood and city very well and are more than happy to share that knowledge. Giving you the opportunity to...

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

Dear 1208maya, Thank you tremendously for your kind words. We do everything we can to deliver a superb experience to all our guests and I am happy we succeeded in that during your multiple visits to Magnolia Inn. See you again soon! Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely and charming hostel! Good price (no breakfast included), beds and location! 24h air conditioner! The owers are very friendly and polity. Not so party but close to the hot spots! Totally recommend!

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

Dear Ariadne, Thank your staying with us at Magnolia Inn and we are delighted to read you had such a good time here. See you back soon! Kind regards Joeri van der Linden

Pompano Beach, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to the Magnolia several times...and it is always amazing. Owner operated and you feel like family...they give the best recommendations (I know I used to live in Panama), extremely helpful and accommodating. No extra charges like most hotels (ie price increase for 2 people in room instead of 1), very clean and service is top! Free internet, coffee...

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

Dear Vahine65 Wow thank you tremendously for your lovely review. It is always a pleasure to have you stay with us and we will see you again soon I hope! Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Magnolia Inn, in the private room, for two nights. We utilized the shuttle/car service and it couldn't have been easier, and the driver Eric was very nice and gave us a brief history of Panama City as we took the 20 minute drive from airport to hotel. Yuri, at the front desk, recommended great dinner spots and...

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

Dear Stepahnie Thank you so much for your kind words. I am glad to hear you enjoyed my recommendations and I hope to may welcome you back to Magnolia Inn very soon. Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: RM147 - RM660 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Rooms 2c and 3c are my favourite”
 of 5 bubbles 1208maya, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Amazing variety from inexpensive hostel, to spacious private rooms--best view room can be noisy as Casco Viejo has a loud nightlife .”
 of 5 bubbles Vahine65, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Mezzanine rooms are street level. Could be noisy. The Penthouse Suite was great - they'll lug your luggage up the stairs for you”
  • Penthouse suite with coffee bar
  • Penthouse view of cathedral
  • Penthouse view of downtown Panama City skyscrapers
  • Penthouse bathroom
 of 5 bubbles jjinla, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Book in advance if you would like to stay during the busy season and/or weekends! The hotel and hostel do fill up!”
 of 5 bubbles M859THrebeccas, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Call or email the Inn as the staff is very helpful in planning your stay”
 of 5 bubbles mikeperr4949, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
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