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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Right in the heart of Casio Viejo you will find the Magnolia Inn has accommodations for any traveler. Friendly staff, clean, common area. Great for either a quick or long stay and you are close to all the great spots to eat and sightsee in the old town. Will be back again!

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

Dear Kayakzita, Thank you so much for your review. We are glad to read you had such a pleasant stay with us and we are looking forward to your return. Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I had a wonderful 3 night stay in one of the private rooms and would not stay anywhere else if in Panama again. The staff were as good if not better that most 5 star hotels we have stayed at. The place was quiet with all the amenities we needed with an old world charm. Although there...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent place to stay on a budget. Front desk staff extremely helpful. Shuttle to airport $9, instead of $40 cab ride. Cool location in historic Panama, lots of places being rebuilt, lots of restaurants, nightlife and shops.

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel in casco viejo is very nice. It allows you to discover the old town. Very clean and spacious rooms with tea maker and bottles of water. Lovelly views. Only the entrance of the hotel is not very pretty.

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

Dear FlorencefromPalma, Thank you so much for staying with us and taking the time to leave a review. We are delighted to hear you had such a great stay with us and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Joeri van der Linden

Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location is perfect, the center of Casco Viejo. The inn is divided into two areas. One is the hostal and the other are the private rooms in the inn. We stayed in the inn area but could access the lounge and kitchen any time. Excellent Panamanian coffee was always brewing. There are restaurants and coffee shops everywhere. The staff...

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

Dear Jovan, Thank you for your 5 star review! We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Joeri van der Linden

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wether you and your backpack want to settle in a dorm or if you desire a bit more privacy and luxury in a nice private room, Magnolia Inn offers it all. Located right in the heart of the beautiful Casco Viejo, this hostel/hotel is definitely the best choice in Panama City. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful and make...

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

Dear Patty! Wow, we are blown away by your review, thank you so much! I will pass on the compliments to Miguel and we hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden

General Luna, Philippines
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first stop in Panama. Good location in Casco viejo. Clean toilets and showers. The staff was really nice! Had two nights of good sleep. Perfect place to hang out at in a couple of days when you're planning your trip.

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

Hi siargaoslut, Thank you for your kind words! Hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed here twice during our stay in Panama and would definitely stay here again! The location was perfect, and the rooms were clean, modern and comfortable. The kitchen area was also a fantastic space. The best thing about this hotel/hostel was the super friendly and helpful staff. Highly recommend!

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

Dear Melbournian_LS, Thank you for staying with us and we are pleased to read you had an excellent stay on both occasions. I will pass on your compliments to all our staff and I hope to welcome you back for a third time soon! Kind regards Joeri van der Linden

Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Located in the incredible Casco Viejo, this perfectly restored colonial house is a great place to stay! The dorm is very confortable and you will feel like you are living in another time. Close to the nice and very typical fish market, where u can grab a great ceviche!

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

Dear Eglantine, Thank you so much for staying at Magnolia Inn. We are glad to hear you had a wonderful stay and the ceviche on the fish market is indeed to die for! (also don't miss out on the fresh patacones!) We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Joeri van der Linden

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stayed in the Penthouse. So worth it!! The view was outstanding, the room was large, clean, artfully decorated and the bed was comfy. In every other hotel the coffee for the in room coffee maker is disgraceful. The coffee they had for us here was excellent. A morning cup of coffee looking out over the rooftops to the bay...

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

Hi Chris, We are blown away by your wonderful review. By offering Cafe Gatun to our guests, we proudly support a grassroots small scale coffee farming community and help protect the nature surrounding the Panama canal. We hope to welcome you back very 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: $44 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Call or email the Inn as the staff is very helpful in planning your stay”
 of 5 bubbles mikeperr4949, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Take a room for yourself”
 of 5 bubbles FlorencefromPalma, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“3A and 3C have amazing views”
 of 5 bubbles SOpdyke, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Perhaps avoid roof top rooms and nightclub close by”
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“Top floor is quietest, 2C the best of the double rooms with ensuing bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles Kl-brise, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
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