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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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  • 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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Guadalajara, Mexico
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80 reviews 80 reviews
72 hotel reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been coming to the Bristol Hotel since 2006 and never been disappointed, in Sep. 2013 we came back the first time since the new tower was opened. we had a nice suite in the upper floors. The hotel was very helpful in offering my wife early access to the since she came in from Mexico and I arrived... 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. Even if your stay was around one year ago, it is always good to receive a feed back from our valued guests. I took note of your comments and I am happy to let you know that we are starting a strong training program in order to... More

The Americas
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104 reviews 104 reviews
81 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat down at the 8.58 Restaurant Bar. Nice ambiance. No service. A young waiter (name withheld out of basic human kindness) took our order. One small pizza, two salads. 45 minutes later no pizza; no salads. The young waiter kept saying: "it's on the way". The place was 2/3 empty. He also said the kitchen was busy. The place... More

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

Dear Sir, I was informed about this unfirtunate matter as you were with a friend of mine. Please accept my sincere apologies for the inconveniences caused to you. I know that will not give you the missed lunch, but I already tool some disciplinary actions as what occured is not admisible and never happened before. Thank you for bringing it... More

Khartoum, Al Khartum, Sudan
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at another 5-star hotel in Panama City on our arrival but were a little underwhelmed, hence us trying the Bristol on our return trip. What a great decision. The Bristol has it all .... more than the obvious requirements of a good hotel, it had MORE - warmth, friendliness and understated class! Staff were superb, rooms were comfortable... 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

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 1 week ago

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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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

Panama City, Panama
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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. You definitly will have... More

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 3 weeks 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

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

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 July 17, 2014

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

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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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