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The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA

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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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Chandler
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Bristol offers a splash of understated elegance which you can expect at hotels like the Ritz Carlton. However, we did have a few situations that effected their score. We looked forward to the wake-up service (coffee/juice), but they could not get it right. 4 times there were mistakes (first night - forgot the cappuccino, 2nd night - only brought... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful room, with a lot af space. Gorgeous bathroom. The staff is very kind and ready to serve. Thumbs-up to the valet guys! The in-room breakfast is delicious and the Salsipuedes restaurant is very good and cozy.

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TheBristolPanama, Manager at The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear Mauricio S, It is an honor to read your generous words regarding your experience, and our Valet team. Thank you for taking the time to share your kind remarks with the community. We hope to see you again soon. Victor Concepcion Peren Director of Operations More 

Boulder, Colorado
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I stayed here on our last day of our trip to Panama, as we had decided to "splurge" on a nice hotel for our last night (typically we prefer to spend less on our accommodations, and more on food/exploring/adventures). First of all, let me say that this wasn't much of a splurge. Overall, I found Panama City... More 

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TheBristolPanama, Manager at The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear SarahRenee1990, Thank you so much for your detailed review and kind recommendation regarding our staff, rooms, spa, food and "impeccable service". We hope to welcome you and your boyfriend back to The Bristol in the near future. Victor Concepcion Peren Director of Operations More 

Guatemala City, Guatemala
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good central location, quiet rooms, premium linens and pillows. A great place to relax, so good that we almost missed the breakfast cut-off time. No good view from the room we were assigned, but that kept noise to a minimum and allowed us to sleep well.

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TheBristolPanama, Manager at The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear sresenhoeft, Thank you so much for your excellent review and recommendation! We are so pleased to know you thoroughly enjoyed your visit to Panama City. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future! Victor Concepcion Peren Director of Operations More 

Rome, Italy
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here with my family last June. We spent 3 nights in a Deluxe Double Room, then 3 more nights in a Tower executive Room. Both rooms were cozy, the second one even luxurious. The hotel is wonderful and the staff is very kind and professional. Everything was perfect: rooms, bars and restaurant. The breakfast was simply amazing. The... More 

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TheBristolPanama, Manager at The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear UmbertoStef, Thank you so much for your fabulous review. We are truly grateful for your kind words and amazing feedback. We are so proud to know that our service made such an impression on you and your family. We look forward to welcoming you back to Panama City! Victor Concepcion Peren Director of Operations More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
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23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is beautiful, the rooms are elegant and the staff is first rate. We enjoyed the full breakfast buffet each morning and found the selections (including the individually made omelettes) fresh and plentiful. I would highly recommend this hotel for certain kinds of travellers (i.e. business). We were in Panama strictly for vacation so there were a couple of... More 

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TheBristolPanama, Manager at The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear S D, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. We are so happy to know that we made a good impression, and we are grateful for your feedback. We hope to welcome you back soon! Victor Concepcion Peren Director of Operations More 

Escazu, Costa Rica
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48 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bristol is located right on the baking district of Panama but still doesn't have the rough business-only feeling to it. The rooms are large and with super comfortable beds, sound proof to prevent to loud noises of the city and the spa fives a great selection of treatments. But the wow factor to the hotel is the restaurant Salsipuedes,... More 

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TheBristolPanama, Manager at The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear DaJoVa, Thank you for your fabulous review! We are absolutely thrilled to know you enjoyed so much our food at Salsipuedes, while staying with us. I am so proud to share your kind words with the whole staff. We all look forward to welcoming you back during your next trip to Panama City! Victor Concepcion Peren Director of Operations More 

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46 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an excellent property in the middle of Panama financial district. The place looks new, rooms are elegant and comfortable. Staff made me feel as a frequent visitor from the entrance to front desk, bar and even drivers even though this was my first visit. Spa is very good. Very nice outside running trail at Ciclovia a few blocks... More 

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TheBristolPanama, Manager at The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear jdr1000, Thank you so much for your gracious review. It was a pleasure to welcome you to The Bristol for the first time. We strongly believe in getting to know our guests so that we can offer truly personal service. We look forward to having you back. Victor Concepcion Peren Director of Operations More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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256 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had day-rooms at the Bristol Hotel when we arrived very early in Panama City from Bocas del Toro before we left for Europe late in the evening. The hotel has a good location in the Financial district. Good restaurants and shopping nearby. Easy to get down to the jogging on Avenida Balboa. Nice and modern hotel. Efficient check-in and... More 

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TheBristolPanama, Manager at The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear Olle O, Thank you for your great review. It was our pleasure to deliver efficient and friendly service, and we are delighted you enjoyed our spacious rooms, amenities, and location. We also thank you for your valued feedback about our breakfast, rest assure we will take the steps to correct it. We hope to welcome you back to The... More 

San Francisco
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a perfect stay with them. Upon arrival, they helped us with our luggage, gave us bottled water and hot towel... What can you ask for? The rooms are clean and the toiletries are amazing (Morton Brown). The breakfast is decent and the service was superb. I can't wait to be back to this hotel.

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TheBristolPanama, Manager at The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear SFReviewer, Thank you very much for your fabulous review! We are so happy your stay with us was perfect, and we are excited to welcome you back in the future! Victor Concepcion Peren Director of Operations More 

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