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Stoke
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Magnolia Inn. It provided everything efficiently and effectively in an ideal location: a great kitchen, cool bedrooms, excellent wifi, a comfortable and spacious social area, and clean toilets and showers. Furthermore, the members of staff were lovely. It provides both private rooms and dorms in the heart of Casco Viajo, a historical location and...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights in the Penthouse suite! The building is an old French colonial mansion which has been beautifully and tastefully restored! The reception staff were super attentive and helpful. With special thanks to Yuri who even helped us to book flights to Bocas del Toro! There is a lovely lounge which is very comfortable and decorated with...

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

Dear 789Aaron, Thank you for your wonderful review. I am happy to read you had such a great stay, and helping you with the flight booking was a pleasure. Enjoy Bocas del Toro and we hope to welcome you back soon! Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a hotel and a hostel. Both can use the common area and kitchen. We stayed in room no 7 and found it comfortable though the toilet had a problem with the flushing mechanism. The AC was good and the staff extremely helpful. We did the $9 trip to the Panama Canal and it was great. The hotel is...

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

Hi Robyn, Thank you for staying with us and we hope to welcome you back very soon. Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Magnolia in for the better part of a month while studying Spanish in casco viejo. I lived in Panama for 5 months over all and I staying in a number of hotels and hostels in Panama city and Magnolia inn is hands down the best. I stayed in both the AC and nonAC dorms during my...

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

Dear Hutbot. Simply wow, this is the biggest compliment one can make to us. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us for a couple of weeks, and we are already awaiting your return. Enjoy the rest of your travels! Kind regards, also from the whole Magnolia Inn staff, Joeri van der Linden

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location, pretty interior, helpful concierge-like front desk staff, comfortable beds, convivial environment and interesting other guests. Room 3g was a bit dark, spare and cramped, with middling water pressure, and I think I would pay $10 more for one of the nicer private rooms next time. I would stay again given the overall quality of the hotel, the helpful...

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

Dear Wildlifephotog, Thank your for your review. We are glad to read you had a good stay with us and we hope to welcome you back to our hotel soon. Kind regards Joeri van der Linden

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the heart of Casco Viejo . Staff is very helpful and informative . Rooms are very clean and updated. Hotel & Hostel. Kitchen area is self serve. You can put small amount of food in communal frig. This hotel is on a quiet street, no thumping music at 4AM.

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

Dear tonytD9568SZ, Thank you for staying at Magnolai Inn, we are glad you had a great time with us! Hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfet location - right in the middle of the colonial town. Helpful and friendly staff. Loved the communcal kitchen / living area as it was always clean and lots of sofas / chairs to feel at home. Make sure you wander to the fish markets for a ceviche.

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

Dear Tenille G, Thank you for staying with us us and we hope to see you back soon! Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived weary and hungry but the desk staff were amazing. Room (#10) was spotless with possibly the best shower room in the multiverse. Cannot recommend enough and would love to return ♥ Fantastic location for exploring Casco Viaje and only a twenty minute walk to the city along the esplanade.

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

Dear Loll D, We are very pleases to read you had such a good stay with us and loved our staff and amenities. See you back soon! Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden

Round Rock, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I stayed for 2 weeks while going to Spanish school. We moved to 3 different rooms during our stay. The last 5 nights we were on the third floor penthouse. All the rooms were very clean and comfortable. The views from the penthouse were exceptional. Reggie and all the staff were so friendly and helpful. I was...

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

Dear diwellman, Thank your for your kind words. We are delighted to read you had such a comfortable stay at Magnolia Inn during your Spanish course. Esperamos su pronto regreso ;-) Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved my stay at Magnolia Inn. The staff were consistently friendly and helpful and an endless font of local and not so local knowledge. My friend and I stayed in a dorm which was roomy and cool (in both senses of the word) and the communal areas were airy and clean. The location is also brilliant - we had...

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

Dear Susie, Thank you very much for your kind words. We are delighted to read you had such an excellent stay and we hope to welcome you and your friend back at our hotel very soon. Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Multilingual Staff
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: $43 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Magnolia Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“AC dorms are quieter and more comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles huthbot, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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