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Hotel Discovery

Avenida Justo Arosemena & Ecuador Street, Panama City 0816-01510, Panama
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Ranked #100 of 107 hotels in Panama City
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's not a fancy hotel but is a great value for money. Got a room for $20/ night. Room was clean and people at the front desk were genuinely helpful. It's very well located in the city in terms of access to the hotspots. Breakfast is just bread and butter with coffee and powdered juice but hey one can't complain... More

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Meadow Lake, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We stayed here because it was cheap and offered free breakfast and free ride to the airport. We had reservations that I had printed out and handed to the desk clerk. Reservations said either a King or two double beds. They sent us to a room that had one double bed, stank, and the air conditioner had no knobs. Went... More

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Red Deer, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

First off I want to say if your an experienced budget backpack traveler, you will find this place okay. The rooms are clean with hot shower and quiet working aircon. The daytime guy at the front desk speaks some english and is willing to help you with your needs. All other staff speaks very little or no english and are... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

This hotel was horrible! The staff is unfriendly (understatement), the room is damp, smelly, the airco doesn't work, the breakfast is 4 slices of bread with butter (nothing more) and you feel like being in a prison. We left as soon as we could!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

The hotel offers free transfers from/to airport, but it doesn't work easy: I waited more than one hour in the airport and only got the transfer after I called the hotel 3 times. They kept saying they couldn't do anything because an angency was the one who would pick me up. I don't care, if the hotel sells this offer,... More

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Newark Notts
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

First of all I booked this hotel in England and it did not rare as good value at all.On the positive side the room was reasonably clean and the air con was good and not noisy.It was reasonably close to the city centre.However in every other aspect this hotel was one of the very worst I have had the misfortune... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

Pros: - The free airport shuttle is nice. Cons: - Our room was small, humid, smelly and had no window. It looked like prison. - Neighbourhood is not very interesting. - The reception doesn't speak any English. When you speak almost no Spanish on your first day of vacation, this can be hard.

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Naples, Idaho
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

CAUTION: The photo above is not the Discovery Hotel at the address as indicated above. I spent a total of two weeks at Discovery Hotel at Avenida Justo Arosemena & Ecuador Street in Panama City during the month of September 2012. I make annual visits to Panama every year for 3-4 weeks at a time. In 2012, after arrival from... More

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Toronto, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Well, heres the thing, if youre NOT going to stay for long and if you are looking for something super cheap that gives you the basic, this is the hotel for you..also the free shuttle to and from the airport is a plus that you wont get often, I have stayed at 5 stars like the RIU and Trump and... More

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el valle panama
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

This is an old building in the embassy area of the city. Sn easy walk to the Cinta Costera and Ave. Balboa. The area is called Calidonia. It has a lot of inexpensive places to stay. I paid $30 and with a 1PM checkout you have time the next day to do some errands or sightseeing. The room is very... More

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Address: Avenida Justo Arosemena & Ecuador Street, Panama City 0816-01510, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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