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Bristol Panama

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida Aquilino de la Guardia | Bella Vista, Panama City, Panama
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Ranked #13 of 107 hotels in Panama City
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
MissD819 Los Angeles, California
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here for the first & final night of my trip to Panama. I was going to be living on a sailboat exploring the San Blas Islands (Kuna Yala) for the week & this hotel was recommended to me by the staff for that sailboat. I am so glad I chose this location over the larger chain hotels as... More

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Panama City, Panama
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although we just stood here for a night the hotel was really good, the service was excellent. When we arrives they welcome us with small warm towels, and the check in and check out process was quick. We went to San blas on our last day in panama and we didn't want to take the bags with us, so they... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing experience!! Spend whole weekend with my wife after business trip, just like another honeymoon. The luxury and romantic room really make us surprise, it is a classy hotel with best room, facility, condition and service. Would like to try the SPA next time, just couldn’t make it this time. The big and luxury room is really romantic and comfortable,... More

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Pierre Jean Fra... B, General Manager at Bristol Panama, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time of writing this review of our hotel. Your compliment are really a positive stroke for us and push us to keep a high standard personalized service toward our guests. You'll definitly have to try our Spa on your next trip to Panama! Kind regards Pierre Berthier General Manager More

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The installations are very nice, the attentions are excellent, the rooms are very comfortable, the gym area is very complete it is located in very good spot of the city. The breakfast has many options where one can choose from and also have a menu if you would like to order something. I recommended to anyone who needs to visit... More

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Pierre Jean Fra... B, Director General at Bristol Panama, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time of writing this review of our hotel. Thank you for enjoying all our services, the comfort and amenities of our room as well as our service in general. Your compliment are really a positive stroke for us and push us to keep a high standard personalized service toward our guests. I suggest you to... More

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent one night and it was more than expected the room was great, the fact that you can control de temperature in the room was good. The gowns and the way they arranged everything for the night was incredible. The food at the restaurant was great and I loved the spa. Is luxury in the middle of the city.... More

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Pierre Jean Fra... B, Director General at Bristol Panama, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time of writing this review of our hotel. Thank you for enjoying all our services, the comfort and amenities of our room as well as our service in general. Your compliment are really a positive stroke for us and push us to keep a high standard personalized service toward our guests. I suggest you to... More

Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Rented a 1 bedroom apartment in the hotel, room was excellent, location was great, much better value for money than the Le Meridien or Ritz Carlton. Restaurant was great. close to bars and Restaurants on Calle Uruguay.

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Pierre Jean Fra... B, Director General at Bristol Panama, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time of writing this review of our hotel. Thank you for enjoying all our services, the comfort and amenities of our room as well as our service in general. Your compliment are really a positive stroke for us and push us to keep a high standard personalized service toward our guests. I suggest you to... More

Lucerne, Switzerland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Have stayed in the Trump Ocean Club before and needed a hotel closer to the financial district. Was worrying about the complaints I have read here. Some are true, small gym, pool, pretty cold breakfast room. I also had to recognize some defects (toilet, sink) in my room, which was in the new tower. Here and there some need for... More

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Pierre Jean Fra... B, Director General at Bristol Panama, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time of writing this review of our hotel. Thank you for enjoying all our services, the comfort and amenities of our room as well as our service in general. Your compliment are really a positive stroke for us and push us to keep a high standard personalized service toward our guests. Thank you for your... More

nikitta28
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Spent 2 nights at the Bristol in June of 2014. We speak practically no Spanish and were happy there were always bi-lingual front desk assistants. Our room was exceptionally clean and large. Breakfast in the restaurant was easy and better than expected. There was contstruction going on across the street but I never heard a pin drop in my room.... More

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Pierre Jean Fra... B, Director General at Bristol Panama, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time of writing this review of our hotel. Thank you for enjoying all our services, the comfort and amenities of our room as well as our service in general. Your compliment are really a positive stroke for us and push us to keep a high standard personalized service toward our guests. I suggest you to... More

Portland, Oregon
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We recently stayed at the Bristol on our Panam trips on the beginning and again at the end of the trip. The Bristol is located in the heart of Panama City within close distance to shops and some great restaurants. The hotel is very modernm with fantastic staff working the concierge desks. The first room we stayed in was their... More

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Pierre Jean Fra... B, Director General at Bristol Panama, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time of writing this review of our hotel. Thank you for enjoying all our services, the comfort and amenities of our room as well as our service in general. It is always a pleasure for me to see some returning satisfied guests. Your compliment are really a positive stroke for us and push us to... More

Panama City, Panama
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Stayed for a night for my brother's wedding. Very Cozy rooms and really good food. Excellent attention. Unfortunately, my fiancee forgot her wedding ring because I moved it from where she left it. Afterwards, we did the checkout. Three hours later, she realized she did not picked up her ring when we left. We came back and it was not... More

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Pierre Jean Fra... B, Director General at Bristol Panama, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for writing a review about us in TripAdvisor. As I mentioned it to you during last conversation, an hotel cannot be held responsible for value items which are not kept in the free safe deposit box available in the room. By searching the room we found another jewelry (a gold necklace) which was left in the... More

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Address: Avenida Aquilino de la Guardia | Bella Vista, Panama City, Panama
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Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Bristol Panama 4.5*
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Nestled in the heart of Panama City’s bustling (Financial District), Bristol Panama is one of the city’s premier addresses for executive and holiday stays. ... more   less 
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