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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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  • 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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Vista Alegre
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68 reviews 68 reviews
22 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Every year in October Filipe Motta has it's annual Wine Tasting Fair which is great as there are 60 wineries from 7 countries with many from Spain. All that wine doesn't mix well with driving so for the last 3 years when the event has been held at the Riu we stay the night. There are others less expensive for... More

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San Francisco, California
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43 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was here speaking at a conference. I found the AV staff to be competent and helpful. The hotels rooms were large enough, nice view from the 24th floor of the ocean. The breakfast in the morning is amazing. They have everything and more!

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Park Rapids, MN
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a modern hotel with rooms spacious enough for a week's stay. A superb breakfast buffet. Very helpful young people at the front desk and at the concierge desk. They were patient with our questions, helped me with my computer, gave us advice about taxis, all with graciousness about our lack of Spanish.

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Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It was a good experience as it relates to room. Staff was prompt in fixing the things as needed like burnt out bed lamp. However, average staff like in hotel were not conversant with English and caused difficulties in communicating the needs. Restaurants should be more vegetarian friendly, or to other dietary needs. Breakfast buffet was excellent. Will recommend to... More

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Keller, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 9 nights for meetings and conference at the hotel and tours of Pnama Canal and Smithsonian Reseach Center. Hotel is very up-to-date. It has 34 floors. Elevators some times were not as available as would like. Lots of graphics/art on wallst buffet that is included in all room rates was one of the best ever experienced. So many different... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended a conference being held at this hotel, and stayed here along with many of the conference attendees. The conference facilities were great, as was my room. I had a great view of Panama City to wake up to each morning, and the room itself was very spacious and comfortable. The bathroom was, as well, with great water pressure... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for one week at this hotel in October. Some of the things I liked: 1. Free parking came in handy. The car was dinged by the valet. A small ding, but annoying. 2. The breakfast buffet has good American fare. There were always a few Panamanian dishes available. The quality of the food is comparable to a good... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Riu for four nights and it was a very good experince. The room was very nice and confortable, Always cleaned and tidy. Good taste decoration and all kinds of pillows to choose. TV with good selection of channels and wifi working just fine. The hotel was full, due to a convention but that did not became... More

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Stockholm, Sverige
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12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at RIU plaza for 4 days and found it excellent for business: professional staff, great location and good service. They have a coffee shop at the lobby which was great in case you have a jetlag and need a coffee at 5-6 in the morning before the breakfast opens. Room service could be available for 24 hours which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great experience staying at this hotel for four days while exploring Panama City. The room was spacious with a comfortable bed, a wonderful bathroom, a great view over the city (big windows from flor to ceiling). The breakfast was delicious and vary, the sushi in the restaurant downstairs was good, and the service was great. Would stay... 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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