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Fonsi Hostel

City-center hostel within walking distance of Uruguay Street

  • Free WiFi

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  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Airport transfer
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 4 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Breakfast available
  • Airport shuttle
  • Air conditioning
  • Communal living room

What’s around

  • Heart of Panama City
  • Uruguay Street - 3 min walk
  • Avenida Balboa - 3 min walk
  • Via Espana - 8 min walk
  • Cinta Costera - 22 min walk
  • Multiplaza Pacific Mall - 31 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Economy Shared Dormitory
  • Classic Shared Dormitory (Sleeping nine guests)


  • Heart of Panama City
  • Uruguay Street - 3 min walk
  • Avenida Balboa - 3 min walk

What’s around


  • Heart of Panama City
  • Uruguay Street - 3 min walk
  • Avenida Balboa - 3 min walk
  • Via Espana - 8 min walk
  • Cinta Costera - 22 min walk
  • Multiplaza Pacific Mall - 31 min walk
  • Iglesia del Carmen - 4 min walk
  • Fiesta Casino - 9 min walk
  • Avenida Central - 10 min walk
  • Megapolis Convention Center - 14 min walk
  • National Shrine of the Heart of Mary - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Tocumen Intl. Airport (PTY) - 20 min drive
  • Panama City (PAC-Marcos A. Gelabert Intl.) - 10 min drive
  • Balboa (BLB-Panama Pacifico Intl.) - 23 min drive
  • Panama City Passenger Station - 13 min drive
  • Iglesia del Carmen Station - 6 min walk
  • Santo Tomas Station - 14 min walk
  • Vía Argentina - 18 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance


  • 4 rooms


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - midnight. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*


  • No onsite parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options
  • Free offsite parking nearby

Other information

  • Caters to adults only
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area

Things to do

  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Bicycle rentals on site


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities


  • Year Built - 100
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Television in common areas


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Handrails in stairways

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available

Freshen up

  • Shower only

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls


  • Daily housekeeping

Small print

Also known as

  • Fonsi Hostel Panama City
  • Fonsi Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Fonsi Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Panama City

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 5 per person (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 30 per person (one-way)

Beach shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Laundry facilities are available for an extra charge of USD 5.00 per stay


There is no hot water on site.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

Long-term renters welcome.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts cash.

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.


  • Yes, Fonsi Hostel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • No, unfortunately, but there's free parking nearby.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Habibi's Restaurant (3-min walk), Gaucho's (4-min walk), and Casa Alejandro Restaurante (4-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 30 per person one-way.
  • No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Fiesta Casino (9-min walk) and Crown Casino (15-min walk) are both nearby.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    excelentes y economicas habitaciones compartidas

    con excelente ubicacion muy centrico en la ciudad ofrecen una opcion muy economica con habitaciones compartidas, ofrecen casilleros para guardar valores y no tengas que preocuparte, con facilidades en las areas comunes. Destacado por la buena y amable atencion de sus propietarios

    marco aurelio, 1 night trip, Feb 11, 2020

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