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Hostel Casa Areka, Panama City

2-star2 stars
Calle Ramon H. Jurado y Calle 56 EstePunta Pacifica, Panama CityPanama, 800-491-6126

No-frills Panama City hostel with outdoor pool
  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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  • Loved the place but it was a bit noisy with the traffic right next to it.Aug 3, 2018
  • Good price to value deal.Jul 30, 2018
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Hostel Casa Areka, Panama City

More Info: 866-539-8117

  • Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom
  • Triple Room, Private Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only, Shared Bathroom
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Double Room, Private Bathroom
  • Basic Shared Dormitory, Multiple Bedrooms, Shared Bathroom

What’s around Hostel Casa Areka, Panama City


  • Avenida Balboa - 9 min walk
  • Multicentro Panama - 11 min walk
  • Megapolis Convention Center - 15 min walk
  • Multiplaza Pacific Mall - 19 min walk
  • National Shrine of the Heart of Mary - 23 min walk
  • Via Espana - 28 min walk
  • Iglesia del Carmen - 31 min walk
  • ATLAPA Conventions Center - 34 min walk

Getting around

  • Panama City (PAC-Marcos A. Gelabert Intl.) - 14 min drive
  • Panama City (PTY-Tocumen Intl.) - 17 min drive
  • Balboa (BLB-Panama Pacifico Intl.) - 23 min drive
  • Panama City Passenger Station - 16 min drive
  • Iglesia del Carmen Station - 29 min walk
  • Free self parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 10 rooms


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets stay free (dogs and cats only)

  • 1 per room (up to 10 kg)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Billiards or pool table
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate living room
  • Separate sitting area
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping

Hostel Casa Areka, Panama City’s small print

Also known as

  • Hostel Casa Areka Panama City
  • Casa Areka Panama City
  • Casa Areka


This property accepts cash only for all bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking, and for all purchases made on site, including incidentals. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Towels/sheets: USD 0.00 per person, per stay

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 15.00 per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 35.00 per vehicle (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 19 reviews

Hostel Casa Areka, Panama City
Location is perfect and away from touristy chaos.
In Panama for 10 days. Glad we found this hostel. Top to bottom clean!!!! Beds are super comfy, 450+ bed sheet count (soft bedsheets), clean bathrooms, plenty of showers, communal kitchen, stove , microwave and fridge. Omg, and POOL! Free coffee, bananas and pancake breakfast everyday. Doesn't matter whether you share a dorm or get a private room, it will be a great experience. The staff is definitely what completes the hostel. Starting from Carlos, Jesus, Ceasar or Mercedes they are very polite and eagar to help every morning. They will give you guidance for buses, taxis or even a tours. We took the one night San Blas tour and felt it was well organized. Can’t go wrong if you stay here and see Panama City or just chill by the pool and make friends. Thanks again for everything and making our 10 day Panama trip complete!
Aura, us2 night romance trip
Hostel Casa Areka, Panama City
close to Ferry Las Perlas
This was a nice location for me getting into Panama City late Saturday night. Was able to check in at 11p walk to the supermarket to load up on groceries that night. The next morning was able walk to the Trump hotel to catch the early Sunday morning Ferry Las Perlas to Isla Saboga. Breakfast not available for us early risers which was a disappointment but it did have free WiFi
A Traveler, us1 night trip
Hostel Casa Areka, Panama City
Great place to stay no matter what age.
Brilliant hostel to stay in. Staff super friendly and helpful. We were the oldest there 55 and 67, but we had a great time and met some lovely people. Would recommend staying here. It was close to all main places. Even had a swimming pool. We had a private room with our own bathroom. Breakfast supplied was banana pancakes which you cooked yourself. Coffee and water was also supplied.
Bridgette, ieOther trip
Hostel Casa Areka, Panama City
The staff was very friendly abd halpfull!!
Noam, mx1 night trip
Hostel Casa Areka, Panama City
Very Good8.0
Single women staying one night
My first time staying in a hostel. Had arranged for a taxi, but found my way there. Staff were wonderful, my room was basic and clean. Bed was fine, shower worked well. Breakfast was pancakes you make for yourself. Really appreciated the shopping plaza around the corner. My taxi to go to the airport was even 10 minutes and waited as again the staff helped me bring down my bags. Overall a very nice, clean place to stay!!
Karin, ca1 night trip

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Hostel Casa Areka, Panama City

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