Youth Hostels & Backpackers

Hostal de Clayton
Dorm and private rooms, some with air-conditioning), free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, laundry, hot water, bicycle rental, tour and shuttle services as well as book exchange. Located in Clayton, Building 605B, not far from the Canal.
Hostal La Qhia
Located in Santa Fe (Veraguas province), offers 8 dorm beds, 3 private rooms (with private and shared bathroom) and a matrimonial room.
Hospedaje Casco Viejo
14 room and 12 bathroom hostel. 6 rooms with private bathroom, 8 rooms (some private some shared) share 6 bathrooms. All with fan, Internet, entertainment room, kitchen, laundry room, patio, terrace, linen service and tourist information. Casco Viejo.
Lost & Found EcoHostel
In the Fortuna Forest Reserve, a hostel for nature enthusiasts, jungle animals, night safaris, hiking, horse riding, coffee tours, beach tours, jungle camping. Dorm and private rooms. Social area with books, games, foosball, movies, karaoke.
Lunas Castle
Dorm beds with and without air conditioning, private rooms for 1-3 people, beds include pancake and banana breakfast, coffee, tea, Internet, maps, laundry, calls, parking, locker/storage, book exchange, movies, games, kitchen, shuttles, balcony and patio
Mondo Taitu Hostel
Variety of rooms and prices available with and without A/C, fans, private beds and baths. Pancake breakfast and amenities (bikes, wifi, DVDs, lockers, kitchen, towels, guitars, books) included. With on site bar and happy hour/cocktail hour drink specials
Residential luxury hostel in Parque Lefevre (on Calle 5) offering air conditioned rooms with private and semiprivate bathrooms for short and long stays. Hot water, Wi-Fi, private parking, common areas, green areas, shared kitchen and handicap facilities.
Hostel Villa Vento Surf
In Marbella, private and dorm rooms, air conditioning, shared bathrooms, pool, music, movies, surf videos, airport shuttle, Internet, kitchen, breakfast, storage, patio, sell SuperBrand surfboards.
La Casa de Carmen
Dorm beds as well as private single, double and triple rooms with private and shared bathrooms. Free breakfast, free Internet, veranda with bar and BBQ area, hot water, air-conditioning, laundry and parking. Located near Via Espana and Via Brasil.
Tierra Libre
Located in Santa Fe (Veraguas province) this small hostel and bistro offers 6 dorm beds and 2 private rooms (with private bathroom and hot water) as well as on-site parking. The bistro is open until about 22:00 serving salads and sandwiches.
Hostal Gemar
Offers 8 air-conditioned rooms with fans, hot water, TV, internet, private bathrooms and daily cleaning included. With refrigerator for communal use. Can also organize airport transfers, city tours and beach trips. El Ingenio, Ave. de La Paz, Calle 74.
Hostel Mamallena
2 locations in Panama City and in Boquete. 28 dorm beds, 12 private rooms, air conditioning, pancake breakfast, Internet, lockers, kitchen, social areas, movies, organize and book city tours, charters, camping tours of San Blas, airport shuttle transfers
Captain Jacks Hostel
The same Captain Jack that offers boats to Colombia provides dormitory beds and Canopy Bar in Portobelo. Services include free morning coffee and tea and laundry service.
Magnolia Inn
Private rooms and hostel shared rooms. With air conditioning, Internet, social areas, kitchen and dining room, Event venue for wedding, party or private event in ballroom, also offer event and party planning services. Calle 8 and Calle Boquete.
Bambu Hostel
Backpacker resort in David with dorms and private rooms, some with air-conditioning and some with private bathroom. Free coffee, tea, Wi-Fi and Internet. Hot showers, swimming pool, garden, gym, bar, hammocks, BBQ, kitchen and day tour exploring Chiriqui
Blue Zone
Surf camp, hostel, camp site, off Santa Catalina Beach in Veraguas. 5 rooms, 2 shared bathrooms, kitchen, dining room, and laundry available. Referrals to surf rentals, scuba diving and lessons.
Panama by Luis
Hostel in Coco del Mar offers air-conditioned dorms (private and shared bathrooms) and private rooms, shared kitchen, free Internet and Wi-Fi, outdoor garden/terrace, coin-operated laundry, parking, free coffee and tea in the morning, and tourist info.
Hostal Nomba
12 dorms beds and 3 private rooms. Group cabin available. Free breakfast, coffee, tea, Wi-Fi and guided hikes. Equipment rentals, laundry service, bar with daily happy hour and tour discounts with Mirador Adventures.