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Hotel y Hostel White Lion

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

It's a wonder this place is still open. We aren't fussy about our rooms at all - we only need a clean bed and some security. This place did not deliver. We stayed out of desperation as all other hostels in Casco Viejo were fully booked. In retrospect, we should have stayed outside of the old town (we moved to...

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Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

So we arrived in Panama without accommodation and ended up here. Stayed in a 3 share room. The room basically just had a bunk bed and double shoved into the space that was available which wasn't a big deal. The bunk beds had no real Pillows or sheets and the room was a little dirty. Smelt horrible but that could...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Paid to stay here before checking the rooms - big mistake. The reception is deceiving and not representative of the horrors of the upper floors. Out of 18 months of full time travel, this is the worst place we have nearly stayed. Despite our usual "put up and get on with it" attitude, we just could not stomach this place...

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Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Just the worst place I have ever been. The service is poor; the rooms look like the worst pension. The girl at the reception is not professional at all. They just try to take adventage of being on Casco Viejo, close to Luna Castle, that is normally occuped. Not recomended.

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Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed at a private room. The room had a very good a/c, decent private shower and toilets and nice bad. The staff was very friendly. The wifi did not work. We paid 30$ for the room and felt it was worth the price.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Reviewed 28 March 2015 via mobile

I'm not a fussy backpacker, just a mattress on a clean bed and a sheet would be nice. The mattresses are sponges, Toilets didn't work or showers on our level, but went down to the next level and had a shower, that's no problem but our floor smelt of piss due to toilet situation .. Wifi dont really work... On...

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Reviewed 12 March 2015

Stayed at this hostel off and on for a few months in Casco Viejo. This hostel is situated on a side street and on the outskirts of the general tourist area(Casco). The customer service was quite horrendous. The owner was a general jerk to most clients. No real kitchen. A hot plate a small fridge. Bunk beds had thin mattresses....

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Reviewed 9 March 2015 via mobile

Worst service I have received from a hostel yet. When we came they told us "free breakfast and free coffee!!" Breakfast was the saddest thing I have ever seen. Two peices of toast toasted together a banana and cheese slice ... Thanks. They turned the water off to clean the driveway and when we asked why our water was working...

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2Thank lesleybarr
Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 25 February 2015

The dorm rooms are very basic but were cleaned regularly. The shared bathroom was on the rough side, manageable, but rough. All rooms have air conditioning. We spent a few nights in the dorms and one night in a private room for 5 dollars more between the two of us. I strongly recommend the private room. It was clean and...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 10 February 2015 via mobile

My friend and I stayed there for one night because the other hostels were full but this place is juste really bad. We stayed in the dorm, unclean, the bathroom are horrible, only one was working, the water in the sink would stop anytime. If this is your ultimate option do go, but this place is juste bad. Heard this...

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Address: Calle 12 Entre Ave. b y Eloy Alfaro | casco viejo panama, Panama City 0850, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: RM58 - RM217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel y Hostel White Lion 2*
Number of rooms: 50
Also Known As:
Hotel y Hostel White Lion Panama/Panama City
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“no good rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Theunimagineble, 11 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Choose a private room in one of the back hallways if available.”
 of 5 bubbles Juan_y_Devn, 24 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Go somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles aimzl87, 10 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Try another hotel if you can't sleep to a beat.”
 of 5 bubbles Djone289, 1 Jul 2013 | Read review
“206 looked nice (55$). 103 is cheaper (35$) and basically the same.”
 of 5 bubbles LolaTheMonkeyCat, 27 Mar 2013 | Read review
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