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Magnolia Inn Reviews

Calle 8va and Calle Boquete, Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama

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14 Total Reviews
  • 93%Value For Money
  • 96%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

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Awesome hostel. Friendly knowledgable staff. Big beds with plugs and side light. Nice clean showers and bathrooms. Couldn't ask for anymore.


I really enjoyed staying at the Magnolia Inn. The rooms are spacious and the bathrooms very clean! Our bathrooms were across the hall from the room, but that wasn't a big deal for us. We didn't have a view and at the time had to close the blinds because there were men working on the rooftops. Good wifi. Coffee was ready when w woke up. This hostel is centralized in relation to Viejo town. Not noisy at all.


Great place in old city, great wifi and clean rooms and facilities. Staff always ready to help. Not much fun when I was there and the place dont have big commen bar or pool areas like other places which makes it a bit difficult to meet other travelers if thats what you want.


I was not impressed by the quality of the accommodations, but they were definitely better than anywhere else. I think the tag 'luxury hostel' is a little ambitious. The location was perfect. The price was good. Rooms were fine, but not 'nice' and the hostel amenities were also average. Security was okay - you had to be buzzed into the building, which was great, but then all doors were unlocked (including the sleeping area). Showers were cold. There were two lovely balconies that you could sit


We stayed here Christmas Eve and it worked very well for us. We booked two beds in their 4 bed dorm but the other beds were not occupied. The location is very close to everything and the staff were very helpful. We walked a couple of blocks over to watch the fireworks, which were phenomenal, and it was a short walk back in the wee hours. The beds were comfortable and although fireworks continued, it was relatively quiet. Overall, a great experience.


Huge old mansion perfectly located. Their staff are very friendly and super helpful and the price is very reasonable. Maria by the way is a superstar. Only downside is one staying in room one or two it is a very large room with many beds and people in and out every night. Ask for a 4 bed dorm. Overall very clean, 24/7 desk staff, great wifi connection, AC in the rooms, and an abundance of private bathrooms and shower rooms in the hallway.


Very good communal lounge, dining and kitchen areas. Good reading lights for all bunk beds, good mattresses and sturdy bunk beds. Would definitely recommend.

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