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Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We travelled as a family group of 7, including teenagers. It was a great experience, and the teens liked being connected to the hostel. Clean and well organized. There was a problem with air conditioning, but once we mentioned it, a satisfactory resolution was found very quickly. Street parking was tight (as we rented a car to see the country)...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed my stay at Magnolia Inn. There is a hotel and hostel at this property. I stayed in a hotel room and it was very comfortable. It is very handy to be able to use the kitchen and lounge area in the hostel. It is located in the heart of Casco Viejo, near all the sights, restaurants and...

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

Dear Seanie, We are very pleased to hear you had such a great stay with us. I i will pass on your compliments to our staff and we will hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden

Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Casco Viejo, the old part of Panama city is truly quaint,albeit small. Magnolia Inn is situated smack in the heart of the old town in a beautiful building. I felt I was staying in a four star hotel for the price of a hostel bed, awesome! Very nice staff and great amenities with eclectic furniture and decorations that gives the...

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

Dear wandergirl0901, Thank you for your wonderful review. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we hope to welcome you back very soon. Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden

Raleigh, NC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in a private room and couldn't have been happier. Great value, really clean and comfortable. Fabulous location in the old town and was quiet at night too. Great place to stay for a few days in Panama City.

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

Dear Claire, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are pleased to read that you had such a great stay with us and we hope to welcome you back soon! Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wasn't sure what to expect with a private room in a hotel that is also a hostel, but was pleasantly surprised. The rooms are large, comfortable and spacious, and all the amenities we wanted were there. The front desk staff was friendly and helpful with arranging transportation and excellent tours. The only slight challenges were that because there were...

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

Dear 317valerie, Thank you for staying with us at Magnolia inn. We do everything we can to minimze the wait time at our front desk and I will look into how to improve even further. We hope to welcome you back soon! Kind regards Joeri van der Linden

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in room 3C, which has an amazing view on both sides of the building. The room is clean, the shower is good, wi-fi works well. Great location for exploring the old town. Would definitely stay here again.

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

Dear jwangsc Thank you for staying at Magnolia Inn and we hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The magnolia was something special. when I arrived the staff were so friendly and that continued throughout my stay. The building itself has been beautifully restored with amazing rooms on all floors as they wanted to keep the original features. For me the best part was the ability to chat to other travellers as the common area was set up...

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

Dear Carlo, Thank you for your wonderful review. It is a true delight to read you had such great stay with us and met so many other travellers. We hope to welcome you back very soon. Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden

Hervey Bay, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stay. The location is very good and the hostel/hotel is beautiful. The dorms are good, clean and the room itself is beautiful. I loved the living room/dining room with two balconies. Toilets and showers are nice, clean and there is enough space. I stayed at a dorm for my first night and in the 12-bed ballroom for...

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

Dear Marjolein, Thank you for staying with us at Magnolia Inn. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our ballroom dormitory so much and we hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a dorm bed with the feeling like you're in a hotel then Magnolia Inn is perfect for you. I slept in the Ballroom dorm; no AC but a person fan and a very specious feeling (there are no bunkbeds). Because of all the windows it doesn't get too hot at night anyway. Everything is recently...

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

Hey Nickel, Thank you very much for taking the effort to write us such a lovely review. We are very happy you had such a perfect stay with us and we hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff wes very friendly and knowledgeable about the area and it's offerings. Room was comfortable - air conditioning, hot showers, comfortable beds, centrally located. We were able to store our luggage while we visited the San Blas for a day. We were in the third floor and it was very quiet.

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Dear Jhan, Thank you so much for your kind words. We are very pleased to hear you had such a great stay with us and we hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden

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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: €31 - €139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Magnolia Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“the ballroom doesn't have bunk beds, so lots of space.”
 of 5 bubbles Marjolein6, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Lots of steos.....no elevator”
 of 5 bubbles jhany, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
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