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Hotel Riu Plaza Panama

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Calle 50 con 53 este | Urb. Marbella, Panama City, Panama
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Ranked #18 of 105 hotels in Panama City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Cayce, South Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel Riu is gorgeous. We like to go an Wednesday nights and dance Tango in the downstairs bar. Everything about it is beautiful. service is good, there are a few restaurants and it is centrally located. We love it!

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Hawthorne, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We attended a conference here and got the special rate that included breakfast. We also noticed 2 weddings going on so it seems popular with the locals as well. The room was attractive, clean, and spacious. It had a bathtub which seems to be quite rare these days and I made full use of it. There is a free mini... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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79 reviews 79 reviews
16 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended a conference held here for four days. Great location to investigate the city and to use a the base for tours. Short walks to prime restaurants, parks, bay and shopping/malls. Extremely friendly staff ready to assist and language is not a barrier. Probably the best breakfast buffet I have ever had! The rooms are smartly decorated in vivid colors,... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for a conference for five nights. The room was spacious with two double beds, a sitting area and desk for work. Great shower with bath. The room was nicely decorated with modern decor. The restaurant facilities were good with a large selection of food types at both breakfast and lunch buffets. The swimming pool and the surrounding... More

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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think I am a fussy sleeper and this hotel was great. Its very big, over 500 rooms but you don't feel it being crowded. The rooms are very pretty - some green some purple. Beds super comfy - great view on the city if you get a high floor room. Its a tall skyscrapper with about 30 floors. We... More

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Dunnsville, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the smell of mold is really bad had to get medical help after only 6 hours of being in the room doctor said that it was from black mold allergic reactions. that mad for a bad trip to spend the next night in hosptial for treatment. and that was a big bill to pay. i ask the desk for another... More

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hobe sound florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have written directly to the Riu & not received a reply, I hope they respond to this review! On your website you advertise rooms starting from $75/night every weekend. Yet when I click on the promo & fill in my weekend dates, that deal does not show up! Please either validate your promotion or remove it from your site.

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Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 weeks had a beautiful room on the 33rd floor. Service excellent the food is amazing. The gym should have free weights it's lacking a bit for such a beautiful hotel. Overall the best hotel in the city

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Amherst, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breakfast superb. Nice building. Heavy traffic. Rooms are ok but basic and not well dusted off. We switched from another hotel which was old and tired but same price. All and all hotel was good. I would come back.

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Toronto, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great week long stay here. The hotel is beautiful inside and kept very clean. Rooms were large and were cleaned impeccably by the cleaning staff. There were more English tv channels then we typically have when we travel. Heard mention of water not being warm in the reviews but it was great - hot all the time.... More

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Also Known As:
Hotel Riu Plaza Panama Panama City
Address: Calle 50 con 53 este | Urb. Marbella, Panama City, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Panama City
#9 Family Hotel in Panama City
#10 Luxury Hotel in Panama City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Plaza Panama 4*
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