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Hotel Riu Plaza Panama

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Calle 50 con 53 este | Urb. Marbella, Panama City, Panama
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were in Panama for 15 days and visited several locations, so we stayed in a variety of hotels. We have visited Panama City previously and stayed in a competing hotel. Now that we have stayed at the Hotel Riu, we won't stay anywhere else in Panama City. This is a trendy, upscale hotel with wonderful service, friendly employees and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for 7 days at the sky scraper size Hotel Riu Plaza Panama, Panama City, Panama; located near a high end mall (Multi Plaza Mall) containing Tiffany, Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Gucci, etc- great for shopping. The prices are about the same in the US however the selections are a little different. The 6-10 mile taxi ride to the hotel... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am currently at this hotel.  The worst 4-5 star hotel experience in 30 years.  In my opinion, it's the hotel management that's the problem.  If you don't speak Spanish, do NOT stay here.  Most of its employees, especially women, are rude to you.  Many don't speak basic English.  I got yelled at by one of cafe employee who insisted... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel Riu Plaza Panama excellent stay. The staff was courteous, helpful and informational. Alexis -- awesome front operations; Marjelis--front desk -- phenomenal along with Carlos and Sergio. Internet service-good. Great location; only 25 minutes to the airport without traffic; 40 minutes with traffic. Awesome restaurants in the area; stay away from Manolo--no traditional Panamanian food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I love coming to the city for the weekends to party, as we stay with my family out of town. We couldnt be happier with this place. The lobby is so stunning! great breakfast buffet! the pool area is nice and clean only thing is that the music selection could be a little more diverse. The rooms... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I think there are betters hotels in Panama City than this one. I mean, Hotel Riu its ok, its the only hotel with a different and distinguished lobby, great great great GREAT buffet restaurant (ARTS), and I wont complaint about the food-coffee break service. But i think the rush, the slow-killing elevators and lines of cars in the main 50... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Large, convention hotel. In a rush, elevators can be erratic, business center can't quite print your docs right, it's basically clear but or completely. Get the picture. Rate was good and the breakfast buffet (included) had a phenomenal range.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Riu Plaza Panama City For Families: We thought we’d reserved two rooms, one with space for three people, another for two. Whether because the room with a king for my husband and I and an additional bed for my youngest daughter weren't available (we were there during the summit) or they don’t have them, I don’t know. But they gave... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for the Easter holidays 5 nights, the location Is perfect, city tour bus stops right out side (which the staff forgot to tell us? lol) check in was easy, staff always avail at the front desk to help, the customer service to help book tours you want to do is really nice, (I would do your homework... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous room! Big, fabulous bathroom, nicely appointed, great view of the skyline. Wifi is slow. Elevators are even slower. Had to wait 15 minutes several times to catch the elevator. Breakfast was good!

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