The Best Hostels near Costa Del Este, Panama City

Room with a view | Courtesy of Huantajaya Apart Iquique
Room with a view | Courtesy of Huantajaya Apart Iquique
Photo of Brittney Schering
21 December 2017

Hostels are huge in Panama City, and many of the best ones are located a quick Uber ride from the upscale area of Costa Del Este. So if you’re staying in the neighborhood and need to keep ahold of those purse strings, discover the best options for hostels nearby.

Paradise Hostel

Paradise Hostel is favored as a best value location in Panama City with free wifi and incredible accommodations to guests. Equipped with an outdoor pool, barbecue and sun terrace, and a bar, Paradise Hostel also offers free private parking and 24-hour front desk service.

Poolside vibes in Panama | © Pixabay

Zebulo Hostel

Another favorite hostel near Costa Del Este is Zebulo Hostel. This friendly location promises good vibes and a comfy stay in the heart of Panama City on a backpacker’s budget. What more can be asked of a hostel than affordable comfort and a pleasant stay?

Hostel Villa Vento Surf

Hostel Villa Vento Surf offers the highest in standards as far as service and cleanliness are concerned. This luxurious hostel is located a stone’s throw from the party district in Panama City known as Calle Uruguay. Laid-back and ready for a good time, young travelers looking to have fun and meet new friends love this hostel located in the chic, upscale area of Marbella, not far from Costa Del Este.

Hostel Villa Vento Surf | © Hostel Villa Vento Surf

Luna’s Castle

Located in a restored colonial mansion is an excellent hostel known as Luna’s Castle. This hip, trendy hostel is favored among young travelers. With ocean views and conveniently close to a plethora of prime bars, restaurants, and historical landmarks, Luna’s Castle also offers free breakfast, coffee, tea, and wifi.

Hostal Miami

Hostal Miami is a favorite for its incredibly central location to all that dazzles in Panama City. Included in the stay is free wifi. Hostal Miami also has a restaurant, bar and lounge, and kitchenette for guests. Located on the water with a great view, this spacious spot is prime for the low-maintenance traveler.

Magnolia Inn

Magnolia Inn is unique in the way that it is both a boutique hotel and a hostel. The accommodations are set in a French colonial mansion restored to showcase its historic charm and original character. A nostalgic ambiance throughout, the Magnolia Inn offers free wifi and orthopedic beds, as well as dignified social areas for guests to meet, mingle, relax, and enjoy their stay.

Hostel balcony dreams awakened in Panama City | © Magnolia Inn

Hostel Los Mostros

In perfect proximity to the posh and preferred Multicentro Mall, this hostel is a fun and friendly, spacious place with a great common area enjoyed by guests. The bright, modern building is equipped with all the necessities and amenities one could need and desire, including comfy sofas, a pool table, ping pong, an outdoor terrace, and of course, the key to keeping cool in Panama: a pool.

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