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Luna's Castle Hostel

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Cool bar, fun crowd and you are sure to come upon people you've met before on your travels in panama Starting point for tours, e.g. San Blas, and right on the rdge of famous casco viejo As a hostel; got everything u need, beds are okay with storage and your own fan or ac, bathrooms in high season barely enough...

Thank Sabi K
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

It is just a professional hostel. The stuff are paied workers and take there job serious. Clean and organized. I just like it this way. The bar is cool and the ping pong table too. I guess I will come again. It is a hostel with private looker vor you phone. (That's a cool idea )

Thank Pascal L
Tulum, Mexico
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Luna's castle is the essence of how a hostel should be...clean,friendly...a place where you feel better than home i loved spend 5days at lunas,everybody at the reception are very friendly and you feel like you'll never like to leave....maybe the only thing its the price16$....but considering that you get free breakfast and free bicycle...is not that bad....

1Thank RiccardoBcn
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

Good location, wifi, clean rooms, helpful staff who speak English, cook your own pancakes included in the price, lots of people here so easy to meet others. Can be a little noisy at night from noise on the street but no problem if you're part of the action at the bars

Thank Aymee M
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 1 October 2015

I just stayed in Luna's castle during the day to drop off my luggage as my flight was the same evening. The staff was super easy-going and friendly about that, so I could still hang around in the common rooms and taste Luna's vibes. They even helped me out with other things I had to deal with - so if...

Thank xxmirixx
Belo Horizonte, MG
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Great hostel. Dorm with a/c is awesome (but can get noisy as it is beside the reception). Dorm without a/c is extremely hot (there is a fan for each bed, but it is noisy). Great location: The neighbourhood is beautiful and the nightlife is awesome! Free breakfast (pancakes). Great facilities. Beer for one dollar from 7-8 pm at the reception...

Thank vinicius b
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 29 September 2015

My friend and I stayed at Luna's for one night when we arrived in Panama, and then for two more nights on the weekend after visiting the San Blas Islands. I think one of the best things about this hostel was how easy (and relatively inexpensive) it was to arrange a trip to San Blas! Going through a tour company...

Thank lizallo
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 18 September 2015

SO, the story is actually pretty long and complicated but the point is: the staff is great! The fact is: I did a huge burocratic mess at the border between Costa Rica and Panama, so for me it was kind of complicated to leave the country (I had to pay a fee for missing a stamp). And the guy who...

1Thank Malgioglio D
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Luna's is the perfect hostel. Truly one of those rare spots offering a great mix of everything. The accommodations were exactly as expected and needed. The fellow travellers were all great and friendly. The night life at the hostel and around it was awesome. I made quick friends the numerous times I spent my nights there over my trip and...

Thank Austin_Coffin
Reviewed 10 September 2015

On arrival this hostel blended into its surroundings like a sloth in a tree, almost completely hidden to the untrained eye. Upon entering I was immediately impressed with the greeting from the staff (a girl whose name I have forgotten, albeit she was a pretty Panama-born girl). The atmosphere is perfect - lots of friendly travellers and multiple chill out...

3Thank Craig S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: €14 - €30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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Luna`s Castle Hotel Panama City
Luna's Castle Hostel Panama/Panama City
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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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