All Hostels in Panamá

Welcome to your detailed guide for Panamá hostels. We share all the juicy information you need to know to discover safe, fun and memorable hostels! All that's left for you to do is choose your favourite hostel in Panamá, Panama. Compare prices for Panamá hostels in one easy click - simple. Add your travel dates and watch as all hostel booking sites, including Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and, highlight their best price and room availability during your stay.

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Panamá Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Panamá, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in Panamá


(Hostal Armonia is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Panamá


(Luna's Castle Hostel is the best rated)

Most Panamá hostels are located in

Marbella, Obarrio, San Felipe

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Panamá for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Panamá for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Panamá? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Panamá alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Panamá. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Panamá (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Panamá here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Las Lajas Las Lajas (10 Km / 6 mi.)
Arraijan Arraijan (15 Km / 9 mi.)
Lagarterita Lagarterita (44 Km / 28 mi.)
Colon Colon (58 Km / 36 mi.)
Chame Chame (61 Km / 38 mi.)
Portobelo Portobelo (64 Km / 39 mi.)

FAQ about Panamá Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Panamá. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Panamá. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Panamá Hostels

A hostel in Panamá costs on average $11 for a dorm. A hostel in Panamá with private rooms costs on average $30. shows all 29 Hostels in Panamá. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Magnolia Inn is the best hostel in Panamá for couples.

Loco Coco Loco is the best hostel in Panamá for groups.

Hostal Armonia is the best rated hostel in Panamá for female solo travellers. compares prices for 29 hostels in Panamá, Panama.

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    Luna's Castle Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Panamá.
    It offers: Bar.

    Travel Tips for Panamá - from the Community

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    Your Packing List for Panamá

    Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for Panamá and Panama.

    You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

    1. Padlock
    2. Earplugs
    3. Sleeping Mask
    4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
    5. Head Lamp

    These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

    Get your full Packing List here

    Your Packing List for Panamá