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United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good choice, international travellers, kitchen, breakfast, good ambient - everything really good. I enjoyed the most the sunsets and sunrises from the rooftop! And location - you are in the heart of the old town.

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Reviewed 25 April 2016

I spent one month at the hostel and I had great time. The room was big and clean with nice view. The best thing was the location, just in the middle of the Historic head of the city; full or restaurants, bars and cultural activities.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Panamericana was a gem of a hostel in a great area. Casco Viejo is gorgeous and panamericana sits right in the hear overlooking cafes a park and the sea wall. The private rooms were simple and nice with unique decorative paint and bright lighting. Noise does travel a bit however, but so too does the air. Check out: http://losttribemagazine.com/2014/10/12/panama/ for... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2015

If you're hosteling you are doing it for cheap adventure and learning. Panamericana fits that goal very well. It's big, full of travelers from all over, mostly young. It's clean, pest-free, in a really great location for getting to know Panama City. It's loud late at night with music and celebrating; never quiet. A lot of noisy construction happening all... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2014

We came to this place and got a room which was decent but not like in the pictures on the website. The room was however ok and the hotel itself was quite cozy and backpacker-ish. The bad part was that we had a reservation later on in Panama for five days on this hotel but then they said the hotel... More 

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Marau, BA
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2014

The hostel has good location, is always clean, the bathrooms are good and the price is economic. Does not have any games or anything that encourages interaction between guests. It is safe, the service is good and the kitchen is also well equipped.

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Oslo, Norway
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67 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2014

This was a last minute decision to arrive in Panama City that day, we found this place in our guidebook and stayed one night before moving to friends. The hostel is huge! And with this comes the noise that sneaks into the room through the open part above the room doors. But this really was the only downside - other... More 

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kingston
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Reading all the reviews for Panamericana marked as terrible and poor - I was very angry at myself that I didnt check it before. Looks like that when you reserve the room and get the confirmation - its ok for Panamericana to tell you that there are no rooms which you requested. Instead of room with private bathroom I ended... More 

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Reviewed 13 October 2014

This hostel is the perfect place to stay in Panama City : Big Kitshen full equiped Good beds Private room with view to the parque Herrera Nice personal at the respetion Modern decoration with nice painting in every rooms Super roof top view Books for free Help to organise tour Highly recomander Just one - : the breaksfast included is... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at Panamericana. Great location and great rooms, except that it can be a bit noisy in the night, because the rooms are 'open' to the hallway. The breakfast only includes white bread, jelly, peanutbutter, bananas and the/coffee.

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Address: Calle 10 y Avenida A # 8-15 Plaza Herrera, Panama City, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Number of rooms: 29
Also Known As:
Panamericana Hostel Panama/Panama City
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“rooftop terrace!”
 of 5 bubbles AngelinaJhones31, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It's a youth hostel!! Expect noise, late night fun and games. A few private rooms, mostly dorm rooms with double-deck cots. Go somewhere more expensive if you are there for "good rooms"..”
 of 5 bubbles papaperegrin0, 24 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Try to get higher.”
 of 5 bubbles 461simong, 8 Sep 2014 | Read review
“The higher rooms have a nice view. Some rooms have a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles melodieb288, 13 Aug 2014 | Read review
“If you do decide to stay here, stay on the far sides of the building away from the stairs and light shaft. Go for a room with private bathroom to avoid having drunk 18 year olds throw up all over the shared ones.”
 of 5 bubbles 939irisv, 30 Jun 2014 | Read review
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