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#35, Calle Amelia Denis de Icaza | Quarry Heights, Cerro Ancon, Panama City, Panama
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La Estancia
Ranked #6 of 107 hotels in Panama City
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

bed and breakfast La estancia is closed for unknown time since april 2014. It will be missed as for people who want to stay a bit out side of town enjoy the nature it is the perfect place.Hopefully it will re open again next year.

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Santa Barbara, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This place was wonderful. In the morning, you can view of the monkeys eating bananas, read in the quiet patio, and breathe in the tranquil air. The staff were very helpful and even arranged for me to visit Kuna Yale. They also let me keep my bags there until I returned, as I could only bring one small bag with... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

This is a wonderful place to go if you have to be in PC but don't really want to be in PC proper-- up on a forested hill between downtown and the canal, this is a gorgeous respite. No television in rooms, but the rooms and bathrooms are comfortable, clean, modern enough, and the staff is very sweet. We felt... More

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DeBary, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Mixed feelings about La Estancia......this could be so much more than just a stop over after landing in Panama City. We loved the breakfast and the friendly serving staff. The basic rooms were always tidy. We enjoyed taking evening walks up Ancon hill and spotting sloths, tropical birds and other wild life. The morning monkey visits were also wonderful. But... More

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Was impressed with this location even before we arrived. Estaban helped to make canal tour, airport taxi, and rental car arrangements for us. He even provided suggestions on where to stay in the other cities we visited in Panama. Great location! Located in a quiet neighborhood surrounded with wildlife. A "quick" walk up the hill takes you to Cerro Ancon... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

As many have said, great place to stay:- good breakfast, good wifi, good ambiance, pleasant and helpful staff, great bird life and tamarind activity, shower room after checkout. But unfortunately we experienced real problems with the airport transfer system. This reached farcical proportions when four consecutive arrangements failed including the booking for our final transfer to Tocumen airport for our... More

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Milton, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The hustle and bustle of downtown Panama City is not for me or my wife. We were more interested in staying at a location that was quiet, comfortable and reflective of the true beauty of Panama and it's people. The staff here were the most friendly, accommodating and professional people that one could hope for. Assistance in the planning of... More

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Takoma Park, MD
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Located inside a hillside park in Panama City, this quiet hotel/B&B is the perfect place for one night-which we did-or longer. The manager is extremely friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. You get breakfast and can watch an assortment of birds off the balcony while you eat.

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111 reviews 111 reviews
53 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We spent two nights here, on our arrival and before we left Panama. We arranged a transfer from Tocumen after our evening arrival and then another to the Allbrook airport in the mornign where we hired a car for our vacation. Sitting on top of the hill, Cerra Ancon, the hotel is in a quiet treed area and feels like... More

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Emma F, Guest Relations Manager at La Estancia, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate your review, Ancon Hill has a lot to offer, among these is an amazing view of the city. From the B&B you can see the Bridge of the Americas and if you choose to trail upwards to the peak of the hill, you'll get a great panoramic view of the city at only 25 min walk. The... More

Newtownards, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Great location on Cerro Ancon - walk straight up from the front of the B&B. Perhaps not so good for the centre of Panama City if that is important (it wasn't, for me). Breakfast served on balcony overlooking feeders (primarily for birds, but monkeys also visit). Comfortable, flexible on dates (I changed mine twice). Staff will order taxis, delivered meals,... More

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Emma F, Guest Relations Manager at La Estancia, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time in reviewing us. We really cherish your thoughts. We do our utmost to accommodate our guest, regardless of changes in their itinerary. As long as we have sufficient room availability we can do changes to your reservations. Being a mere 5-8 min from the cities main activities, we can always assist you in getting around... More

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Address: #35, Calle Amelia Denis de Icaza | Quarry Heights, Cerro Ancon, Panama City, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
La Estancia Panama City
La Estancia Hotel Panama City
La Estancia Panama/Panama City

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La Estancia. Nestled in the quiet hillside of Cerro Ancon with views to the Bridge of the Americas, we are close to the domestic airport, old town Casco Viejo, the Panama Canal, Amador Causeway, and only 10 minutes by taxi from the heart of Panama City. ... more   less 
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