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Hotel Riu Plaza Panama

4.0 of 5 Calle 50 con 53 este | Urb. Marbella, Panama City, Panama
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed for 3 months in this big and beutiful hotel for business reasons. I liked it a lot, the social areas of the hotel are very good. The restaurants on the swimming pool and the sushi bar in the hall restaurant have good quality but the main restaurants are not very inviting. The breakfast buffet is best of class... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights in April for our honeymoon. My first thought was that it is an interesting location. A magnificent, beautiful hotel plopped in the middle of the city with run-down shops all around. When we got into the hotel we were pleasantly surprised at how beautiful everything was. Since they new it was... More

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Springville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The RIU is tastefully decorated, the room and view nice. The RIU does a good job with the presentation, variety and quality of the food in the breakfast buffet. The "floral" arrangements made with vegetables were outstanding. All that said, the service at this particular RIU was poor. The fact that they service business and tourist travelers but the lack... More

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San Francisco, California
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel itself was very nicely decorated, the room was very spacious with amazing views and Comfortable bedding. The breakfast buffet was much better than I expected. When it comes to customer service and friendliness from employees; not the best for this type rating hotel. However, as I experienced throughout the country, it seems that Panamanians themselves are not know... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Selected the hotel because of its proximity to the World Trade Center. Reasonable price included a buffet breakfast with a HUGE number of food options. Free water and coffee in the room were a plus, as was the free wi-fi. Room was clean and well maintained. Staff were friendly and fluent in English (or would immediately get someone who was... More

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Chester, Virginia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I arrived at the Rio Plaza Panama and we're welcomed by the by the staff with open arms. The hotel is luxuriously appointed with art and statues. Security at the hotel at all points of entry is well established. Breakfast is five star. Hugo, made sure that he escorted us to our seats every morning and provided... More

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Santa Marta, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i only went for 3 days, but it was enough. the hotel is really nice, the breakfast was included and it was delicious. Our room was on the 15th floor, great view. Free water and coffe in the room each morning. We took the red tourist bus from the hotel . The hotel is 10-15 minutes walking from the Multi... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for a business conference. The prices were reasonable, especially since a hot buffet breakfast is included in the price. I was surprised at the number of hotel staff who have direct contact with guest that don't speak English. NO, I'm not one of those Americans that thinks everyone should speak English. I found myself speaking Spanish at... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Riu Plaza is a modern, slightly crowded hotel with very nice rooms and overall good service. Many conferences and congresses are held at this hotel which turns it into a modern anthill. It can be noisy at times and there is an outdoor discotheque but it shuts down early. The entrance with valet parking and taxis is a bit... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this hotel, the only downside is that it is located on a main street so peak hours mo-fri are an inconvenience if you want to go back to the hotel, the traffic is insane, but that is everywhere in panama city. the restaurants are 5 stars and so is the hotel facilities. this is my favorite hotel for business,... More

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Address: Calle 50 con 53 este | Urb. Marbella, Panama City, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Plaza Panama 4*
Number of rooms: 644
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