The Best Boutique Hotels in Casco Viejo, Panama

Bedroom Interior | Courtesy of Pier One Sydney Harbour
Bedroom Interior | Courtesy of Pier One Sydney Harbour
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23 April 2018

Panama is home to an incredible selection of places to stay, including unique, signature boutique hotels. Here are some of the best options in the heart of Casco Viejo, one of Panama City’s most popular areas.

American Trade Hotel

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Equal parts boutique and luxury, this divine hotel is among Panama City’s most elegant spaces. Signature style, design, and history are breathed in the walls and unique infrastructure of this 1917 build. Culture and contemporary art make it a most popular, sophisticated destination for visitors in Panama. American Trade Hotel is also famous for serving the best brunch in town.

Hotel Magnolia Inn

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The Magnolia Inn is unique in the way that it is both a boutique hotel and a hostel. Located in Casco Viejo, this favored location for travelers is a French colonial mansion restored to showcase its historic charm and original character. A nostalgic ambiance throughout, the Magnolia Inn offers free Wi-Fi and orthopedic beds as well as stylish social areas for guests to meet and mingle or just relax.

Central Hotel Panama

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Browsing in bed | © Yanapi Senaud / Unsplash
Browsing in bed | © Yanapi Senaud / Unsplash

Another favored boutique option is the luxurious Central Hotel Panama. Located in a renovated colonial building. Hints of French design are reflected in the interior. Central Hotel Panama is properly named as it is conveniently located in the middle of Casco Viejo’s hottest cafes, bars, galleries, and restaurants.

Tantalo Hotel

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One of the hottest, trendiest boutique hotels in all of Panama City is located in Casco Viejo. Tantalo Hotel offers incredibly designed, comfortable and stylish rooms for guests who stay. It also welcomes passersby to the incredible restaurant on the main floor, as well as the popular rooftop bar, attracting visitors and locals alike.

Casa Sucre Boutique Hotel

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Metropolitan Cathedral in Casco Viejo, Panama City | © Yari Vallarino / WikiCommons

Above the beloved café Casa Sucre is another boutique hotel located diagonal to Tantalo. This 1873 build is renovated into an incredible, intimate five-bedroom, three-apartment guest house. Casa Sucre Boutique Hotel is arguably the best, most intricately designed, unique and gorgeous boutique hotel in Panama. It helps that Casa Sucre Coffeehouse is in the hotel’s main floor, serving the finest Panamanian coffee and delectable, fresh and favored fare.