In the Heart of Panama City

Centrally located in the safest neighborhood only minutes walk from coastline

Starting Point for your Adventures

Beach Trips, Jungle Treks, Island Hopping & More

The Coolest Lodging Place in Town

Colorful Panamanian Art

The Best Experience in Panama City!

Welcome! We’re a hostel and tour company in the heart of Panama city downtown and we invite all travelers who come for holidays, vacations or business to stay with us!

With our clean rooms, comfortable beds, unique Panama art murals and great atmosphere, we do everything to ensure you’ll have the best experience in Panama. We are centrally located in the safest neighborhood only few minutes walk from the water coastline, awesome nightlife, parks, restaurants, 2 shopping malls and historical district Casco Viejo! We offer private rooms, dorms, and activities to make your time in Panama an unforgettable one!

Come stay with us!

Call us +507 264-6974

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Why Choose Us?
Best Location

7 minutes walking distance from the water front of the bay of Panama for a walk to the old city Casco Viejo.

Close to Shopping

5 minutes walking to 2 malls for the best shopping.

Safe Area

Safest area in Panama City around all major banks and parks for fun activities.

Daily Tours

Daily tours of the city and canal, San Blas, Bocas del Toro, jungle, beach, surf, and with our own official tour operator and option of free tours too.

Awesome Staff

Bilingual and friendly staff for personalized service.

Best Rates

Best rates in town with our vacation packages.

Panama Downtown

Near the coolest night life and restaurants.

Airport Shuttle

24-hour airport pick up and the hostel is 30 seconds away from highway to the international airport for your on-time transfer with our shuttle.


Fastest WiFi internet speed available and breakfast every day starting at 5am.

Let Ruiz Hostels be the starting point for your adventures in Panama.

We’re a laid back hostel and will give you a homely welcome right away. You won’t be invisible as our friendly staff knows you’re new in our city and might need a helping hand with everything from airport pick ups and drop offs, beach trips, jungle trek, Spanish courses and much more! And if you are coming back to stay again with us we would love to invite you for a cold beer or a drink in our cool bar and, have a chat with you to know how was your journey.

Find out more about our online discount packages and book your bed now!

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