About Casa Antigua Hotel & Hostel

Our shared rooms are part of the boutique hotel Casa Antigua in the heart of Casco Viejo where you will receive the same high level of service as the guest staying in the hotel rooms.

The innovative combination of hotel and hostel under one roof offers our guests a variety of different room options suitable within everyone’s price range.

That is why Hotel Casa Antigua is a favourite among many different customer groups, such as backpackers, solo travellers, families and small groups.

Hostel Features

  • Air-Conditioning in all the rooms
  • Hot Water; 24 hours a day
  • Nightlife: 1 minute walk
  • Cinta Costera: 3 minute walk
  • No Curfew or No Lock-outs – everyone has their own key
  • Free internet access and WiFi is available in the rooms, at the roof terrace and the bar area
  • Washing facilities and bathrooms are new and shared.

Location of the hostel in Casco Viejo Panama

Some of the hostels in Casco Viejo are located in areas that are not safe. The is certainly not the case of the shared rooms in hotel Casa Antigua which is located at the entrance to Casco Viejo and a minute from the Cinta Costera where you have excellent views of the new Panama City and a great place to take some exercise.

Security

Our Shared hostel dorms lock so that only backpackers that sleep in that dorm can access it. However, this doesn’t mean you should ignore sensible security precautions.

Check with the hotel reception where you’re able to stash valuables like your passport, your travellers’ cheques and your travel documents.

Restaurant Bars at the Casa Antigua Hotel

There are three restaurant bar in the Hotel Casa Antigua which are also open to the general public Pips, Skins and Storx:

  • Pips is our Gastro Pub serving excellent food all day long
  • Skins is a late night supper lounge with live music
  • StorX is a Roof top “Sky Lounge” with fantastic vies over whole city and Panama Bay with light music and speciality cocktails. Reached by glass lift from hotel lobby.
  • Nicolaz M Avatar

    4 star rating Nice hotel with a great team Been there for three nights and enjoyedy stay die the welcoming and heartwarming team.

    The fact that some part of the hotel is under construction was handled very well by...
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    Nicolaz M 19/10/18
    164dreamer541408 Avatar

    4 star rating REGRESARIA Siempre quise pasar un fin de semana en el casco antiguo con mi esposo, no voy a negar que nos impresionamos cuando llegamos por la remodelacion, pensamos que las habitaciones... +

    164dreamer541408 25/09/18
  • AugustaMontreal Avatar

    5 star rating Lovely! Great location, very hospitable. Would come back First leg of my first solo trip ever, first time in Panama. The hotel is perfectly located to visit Casco Viejo. They are doing renovations so to accomodate me for... +

    AugustaMontreal 21/06/18
    jbherusing Avatar

    5 star rating Espectacular!! Me aloje por 3 días fueron unas vacaciones geniales e inolvidables 100% recomendado.. la vista es hermosa y algunas habitaciones también tienen la vista con terraza para tomar cafe y... +

    jbherusing 31/05/18
  • franco m Avatar

    5 star rating Noche romantica Visite el hotel casa antigua por motivo de mi aniversario, muy espaciosa, comoda, hermosa vista, el desayuno delicioso. La ubicacion perfecta en la entrada de casco antiguo. La pasamos... +

    franco m 28/05/18
    Evelyn B Avatar

    5 star rating Casualidad Reserve este hotel por un problema en mi apartamento. Me hizo sentir como en casa con todo lo necesario para cocinar. Incluye el desayuno en el restaurante planta baja y... +

    Evelyn B 28/05/18

FAQ

Panama’s currency is the balboa. Panama does not, however, print its own paper currency and US dollars are legal tender.

Allow 30 minutes to get to and from Tocumen International airport. However if you are arriving in the morning or departing in the evening rush hours this time can be significantly more.

Panama has two seasons. January to April is the dry season. May to December is the wet season. During the wet season there are thunderstorms most days but they are over quickly. The temperature is mostly the same during both seasons so Panama is really an all year round destination.

Panama’s climate is hot and humid (especially in the lowlands), so it’s best to bring comfortable, light clothes. Panama’s mountainous regions can, however, get downright chilly.

If you are coming from the United States, no — in most places, Panama’s voltage is the same as the U.S., 110 volts, and the sockets are two-pronged.

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