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El Panama Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Espana 111, Panama City 1753, Panama
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Ranked #51 of 107 hotels in Panama City
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As many have said, this hotel must have been good a long time ago! It got renovated but really cheaply, tiles are all chipped and it just doesn't feel clean. Only good part is the friendly service of the employees and a nice big pool. I certainly wouldn't pay much to stay here.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall, a reasonably priced hotel for business. Adequate in terms of breakfast and other facilities. The rooms are large, clean - was on a higher floor - good air and light. Bathroom tiling is fine but the tub and other amenities could use an upgrade. If you are here only on business, minimal time is spent in the room -... More

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Ontario's Near North, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

"okay" is the word use to sum up our experience. Basically just a place to sleep. Our room part was clean however the bathroom was dirty and there was a cockroach in the shower. The food is ok however did taste very salty and processed. The service was alright and they provided safety razors for shaving.

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MIAMI, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the best experience ever in this hotel. It is not the first time I stay here. I come to Panama for business and it is and will be my hotel choice. GREAT location, VERY helpful and friendly staff. The rooms are just AMAZINGLY big and comfortable. LOVED their pillows. Food at the restaurant is very good and not expensive.... More

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PTY1111, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Panama Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest: We are happy to have been part of your great experience, thank you for choosing us and we`ll be pleased to receive you back in our installations. We appreciate your good feedback and remember this will always be your home in Panama. Thank you More

Glossop, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose to stay here purely based on the pool!! We could've got a cheaper rate including breakfast at the nearby crown plaza but glad we didn't, the pool area is THE best part of this hotel, they were painting the surrounding area whilst we were there but not intrusive. My biggest gripe is the wedding party that was in... More

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PTY1111, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Panama Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: We are happy that you enjoyed our facilities and had given us the opportunity to attend you during your stay in Panama. We apologize for any inconvenience you passed and are already working on the renovation of our ballrooms with soundproof. Thank you for choosing us within all of the other hotels. Best Regards, More

Atlanta, Georgia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed at the El Panama during my vacation in July 2014. Although the lobby, dining rooms, and pool area were well maintained, the room I was given on the first floor was a big disappointment and certainly did not meet four star standards. It was extremely outdated with very old, dusty furniture and in fair to average condition. The... More

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Madrid, Spain
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Spacious rooms, nice views either on the city (very nice view at night) or on the swimming pool. The bar and the restaurants are very nice. Helpful staff. The swimming pool is very nice. We go there every time and then, and it's always a nice experience.

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PTY1111, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Panama Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: First of all, receive a warm greeting from the staff here at Hotel El Panama. Thank you for have taken the time to share your experience, we are grateful for your good feedback and hope to see you again soon. Best Regards, More

Bogota, Colombia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

te panama is located where everyone needs to be to move arround. the pool is by far the best in town. the facilitioes of the hotel great. nice ambience, good foof, and very good prices. GREAT hotel in panama

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PTY1111, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Panama Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: We are glad to know you had a great time during your stay here at El Panama; it is gratifying to have fulfilled your expectations. Thank you for your preference. Thanks More

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I went on a 2 day business trip in March and the hotel was comfortable, rooms were air conditioned the cabana pool side was quite comfortable and modern. The grounds seemed a bit dated, but a partial reno has ben done. from the street coming in the hotel did not look impressive but the lobby and bar are nice. There... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This hotel is built almost entirely in solid sheets of marble. We had a room on the 7th floor that was HUGE! The corridors are enormous with a lovely breeze like a wind tunnel on your way to the rooms. There are sitting areas with leather furniture at each elevator station and in the giant open air area just before... More

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Address: Via Espana 111, Panama City 1753, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — El Panama Hotel 4*
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Also Known As:
El Panama City Hotel
El Hotel Panama City
Hotel El Panama
El Panama Hotel Panama City

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Welcome to the El Panama, where our luxury hotel in the cosmopolitan city of Panama provides a sublime ambiance of distinction, comfort, and Latin flair. Our location in the heart of downtown puts business travelers right where they need to be, while our comprehensive facilities and high standards of service mean that leisure time is also well spent.Our variety of luxurious accommodations in Panama City provide just the right environment you seek, from spacious guest rooms to suites, Pool Cabanas, and Deluxe Floors which include a complimentary Continental breakfast served daily, high-speed wireless Internet access, and butler service to attend to your every need. ... more   less 
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