Panama by Luis

Coco del Mar, Calle Benito Reyes Testa, San Francisco, Panama City, Panama, Distance from city centre: 4.9km

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Rating: 71%from 3 reviews

  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 80%Staff
  • 66%Security
  • 66%Cleanliness
  • 66%Location
  • 73%Value for money
  • 66%Facilities
Surrounded by skyscrapers and palms, you can find Panama by Luis Hostel, a great spot for travellers looking for friendly and chill atmosphere. It is a 20-minute drive away from Tocumen International Airport and 10 minutes by bus from the city center. It includes: free breakfast, hot shower, free WiFi, tours to San Blas islands, Sailing trips to Cartagena, Colombia, a functional kitchen, a spacious lounge, 24 security guard, 5 minutes walking distance to 24hr supermarket, A/C in all rooms and more facilities.


Free Breakfast, Hot shower, Tours to San Blas Islands, Sailing to Cartagena, Colombia, 24 check in, security lockers, tickets available for Bocas del Toro, Free WiFi Internet in all rooms, Free computer access, Free purified water all day, Free parking for motorbikes, cars and bicycles, Dorm beds and private rooms with A/C, a comfortable air conditioned lounge with LCD TV Screen and over 65 channels. Towels for hire. Book exchange, Linen included, big backyard with BBQ, Well equipped kitchen facility, restaurants 5 minutes walking distance, City Tours, , Airport transfers, Security
Lockers, no curfew

Please note that due to new regulations with Visa & Mastercard this hostel requires the 3 digit security from the back of your credit card ! Please contact us if you have any questions

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport transfers
  • ATM
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Meals Available
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Restaurant
  • Taxes not included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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Please note that due to new regulations with Visa & Mastercard this hostel requires the 3 digit security from the back of your credit card ! Please contact us if you have any questions

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By taxi:
Tell the driver: San Francisco, Coco de Mar, Desde el centro de convenciones Atlapa se encuentra el restaurante Parrillada Jimmy (avenida cincuentenario), encontras un semaforo, sigues recto y es la primera calle a mano derecha (la calle se llama Benito Reyes Testa). El hostel Panama by Luis es diagonal al condominio Da Vinci'. Doing that, he will take you to our place.

Please insist that driver brings you to our place as sometimes they might try to take you to places where they get commission! So don't believe them when they tell you that we are located in a bad neighborhood-we are actually located in the safest neighborhood in the whole of Central America (no lie)!!!

From the International Airport it will cost $28.00, maybe less if you can share, Domestic Airport $3-$4, and from the bus station it will be around $3, depending on how many people. Or eliminate stress by asking for an Airport pick up. Call and ask for group rates. We only charge $20 per person with group rates available.

By bus:
From the International airport:
We recommended you onlt take the bus in the daytime which can take 1-2 hours depending on traffic and costs 0.25 cents. You have to exit the airport and walk up to the main road. Then, take any bus which must say Tocumen-Transistmica on the front. Tell the bus driver you want to get off at La Estatua Roosevelt. From there, take another bus that must says Panama Viejo or Avenida Balboa and tell the driver that you want to get off at La Bomba Delta (gas station) in Avenida Cincuentenario. Once you are there, cross the street to your left and take the first left. Youll see Hostel Panama by Luis on the left about 40 meters down. Edificio Da Vinci is on the right. Hit the buzzer and welcome to Panama by Luis.

From the Bus terminal/Domestic airport (Albrook):
Take a bus which must says Panama Viejo or Avenida Balboa which costs also 0.25 cents. Tell the driver that you want to get off at Parrillada Jimmy Restaurant at Coco del Mar. From there, we are the third street on your right hand side. Youll see our house on the left about 40 meters down. Hit the buzzer and welcome to Panama by Luis.

Located Near

Its located in the heart of Panama city, 10 minutes walking distance from the Panamas most famous restaurants, clubs, shops, casinos, banks, etc. For instance: Restaurante Parrillada Jimmy,Panama Viejo (the ruins of the oldest city in Panama) Restaurante Jaraa, Restaurante Olivo, Sheraton Casino, Panama Viejo Museum,etc.

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