Best Places for Backpackers in Panama City, Panama.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Panama City, Panama.

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Top 23 hostels in Panama City, Panama.

These are the 23 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Panama City, Panama.

1
Blu Hostel

100 /100

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Blu Hostel

In Blu Hostel you will feel at home, with comfortable spaces to share with friends and family. Each floor has a kitchen, balcony, dining room and entertainment area. If you are traveling with your couple or family you can enjoy our fully furnished apartments also with kitchen, bathroom, dining room,...
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2
The Balboa Inn

98 /100

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The Balboa Inn

The Balboa inn is a comfortable hostel in a very quiet neighborhood in Panama City, in the reverted zone of Ancon, very close to the Panama Canal. We capitalize our magnificent location and our expertise in the hospitality sector to bring a great experience and service to our guests and travellers....
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3
Magnolia Inn

93 /100

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Magnolia Inn

Magnolia Inn is located in the heart of Casco Viejo, Panama City's historic neighborhood. This charming hotel offers comfortable and spacious deluxe private rooms as well as luxury hostel rooms. The restored French colonial mansion is full of historic character, as well as modern conveniences such a...
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4
Hostal Casa Areka

90 /100

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Hostal Casa Areka

Hostal Casa Areka has the best offer for trips to the San Blas Islands!!! Hostel Casa Areka is located in the heart of Panama City in a nice neighborhood. There is a 24hr supermarket and restaurants opposite the hostel. The famous Beachwalk is a few steps away as well as two big malls, rooftop ba...
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5
Luna

89 /100

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Luna's Castle Hostel

"Luna's Castle is, bar-none, the best backpacker spot in Panama City. Housed in a creaky, colonial mansion near the waters edge, Lunas Castle blends historic Spanish architecture with funky, laid-back backpacker vibes. The owners; winning formula of professional service, international atmosphere and...
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6
El Machico Hostel

89 /100

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El Machico Hostel

***We are leaders in Panama City for tours to San Blas Islands*** *You can book with us 2 Days/1 Night from $ 110 ($20 extra night) and much more.* *****Book with us and you can save $ 5 on your trip to San Blas - Ask in Reception***** Breakfast Included: Pancake, Chocolate Flavor Syrup, Maple S...
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7
Hostal Carolina Princess Marbella

88 /100

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Hostal Carolina Princess Marbella

Hostal Carolina Princess Marbella is a familiar concept hostel, we are good option for those who are looking for a calm and peaceful choice, we offer a nice time in a nice place in the heart of Panamá City, near restaurants and malls and touristic places to walk and explore, we offer laundry service...
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8
Los Mostros Hostel

88 /100

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Los Mostros Hostel

Los Mostros Hostel is located in a family house well known in Panama. It is spacious with unique features, large bedrooms and common areas where you can take a look to our library or have some fun with all of our games. It was designed by architect Jesus Diaz recognized locally and overseas for...
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9
Sophias Hostel Pty

87 /100

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Sophias Hostel Pty

Sophias Hostel Pty is an accommodation lodge fully equipped with all the necessary to bring to our travellers and guests the very best of our facilities and to ensure them a great stay with us. In addition, our knowledge of the city helps us to offer valuable tips to the guests and travellers to let...
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10
Mamallena Backpackers

84 /100

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Mamallena Backpackers

As one of Panama City’s original backpackers Hostel, Mamallena has been successfully providing a Good Vibe at Great Prices with Friendly Staff for over 13 yrs now. Excellent coffee along with English Breakfast and Green tea are available 24hrs per day. Our Free ‘’All you can eat’’ Pancake breakfa...
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11
Selina Casco Viejo Panama City

84 /100

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Selina Casco Viejo Panama City

The Heart and Soul of Panama. Selina Casco Antiguo is a haven for nomads, travelers, and explorers redefining what it means to travel, work, and explore. Selina is not just accommodation. Yes, we offer (gorgeous, beautifully-designed) places to stay. More than that, we offer a place to connect with...
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12
Loco Coco Loco

83 /100

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Loco Coco Loco

Loco Coco Loco warranty a high quality service with a great staff that will answer all your questions and help you made your experience in Panama awesome. We want you back, once you meet us, you are not alone in Panama. Be a part of our family. Our Hostel is in the Center of Panama City, in a res...
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13
Panama House Bed & Breakfast

83 /100

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Panama House Bed & Breakfast

A comfortable, casual, practice and very clean lodging. By Panamanian owner, a place where you can be in touch with Panamanian culture, nature, and enjoyed a delicious local food. Rooms are basic, but always very clean and comfortable. A great team is waiting for taking care of you. We are loca...
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14
Zebulo Hostel

80 /100

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Zebulo Hostel

Zebulo Hostel, your un-missable stop! Best prices in town, best location. Our mission is to provide you the most comfy stay at...
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15
Hospedaje Casco Viejo

79 /100

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Hospedaje Casco Viejo

Beautiful mansion built during the early years of the past century as a family residence, it has recently been restored to serve as a hostel. Hospedaje Casco Viejo's facilities provide our guests with Internet access, entertainment room with color T.V., fully equipped kitchen, laundry area, a cha...
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16
Casa MonaLisa PTY

78 /100

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Casa MonaLisa PTY

Casa MonaLisa PTY, is your quiet home in Panama City. You will have a Familiar, Friendly and Youthful Atmosphere in which you will find us ready to help you whenever you need it, if you come for a walk, work or just passing through Casa MonaLisa PTY is your best lodging option. We are located in...
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17
Nomade Hostel

74 /100

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Nomade Hostel

Located in the very heart of Panama City, Nomade Hostel welcomes any traveler who wants to enjoy their stay in a mesmerizing hostel surrounded by green areas and near by many of the city's hottest spots. Nomade Hostel is the perfect place for the Nomad Traveler: uncomplicated, lover of nature wh...
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18
The Panama Hat Hostel

66 /100

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The Panama Hat Hostel

Located in the heart of the beautiful Panama city, The Panama Hat Hostel welcomes you warmly in a comfortable and city hostel. On the first floor there is a lovely and fun bar restaurant, where you can enjoy the best pizzas, beers and much more. On the second floor, small and cozy, the hostel...
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19
MEG Guest House

60 /100

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MEG Guest House

In MEG Guest House rooms are self contained. It offers own kitchen, toilet and shower and fully air-conditioned premises. The Guest house is located in Nuevo Tocumen, 6 minutes from Tocumen International Airport, near the commercial district of La Dona and Tocumen Mega Mall which was recently op...
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20
Hotel y Pension Corona

60 /100

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Hotel y Pension Corona

Pension Corona has centralized location. It is located on the intersection of Calle 36 and Via Espana. It is in a middle class neighborhood and only four blocks walk from Balboa Avenue. Night club area and the Multicentro Mall are also within a walking distance for those who don't mind to walk a lit...
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21
Mochila & Art Hostal

50 /100

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Mochila & Art Hostal

Mochila & Art Hostal is located in a quiet area in the center of the city, we become a true oasis to rest, with five rooms comfortably equipped, combining elegance, art and security to make your trip an unforgettable trip. Our location is privileged, because it offers you a variety of food servic...
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22
Republica Pachamama Gipsy Lodge

0 /100

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Republica Pachamama Gipsy Lodge

Our Cabanas are the perfect escape for any traveller who wants to relax and get into the nitty gritty of adventure, hiking, and travel. We invite you for a drink on our rooftop hammocks overlooking the scenery, a hike through the jungle and to our natural swimming pool/waterfalls, and enjoy the comp...
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23
Mediterranean Dreams San Francisco

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Mediterranean Dreams San Francisco

Mediterranean Dreams San Francisco is a cozy and friendly bed & breakfast in Panama City. This small B & B offers 9 rooms. We offer transfer service from the airport to the hostel and laundry service for an established amount. There is a 24-hour reception and a terrace. Mediterranean Dreams San F...
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