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Hotel Principe & Suites

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Calle Alberto Navarro y Jose Fabrega | El Cangrejo, Via Argentina, Panama City 507, Panama
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Panama City, Panama
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23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was "nice" and well located but one receptionist, named Joaquin ruined it for us, rude, arrogant and very condescending are just some of the words that come the mind when thinking of our stay here.

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Iasi, Romania
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46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Hotel decent, modest but clean rooms. I stayed only one night and did not remember anything about breakfast. The staff is well-meaning but very slowly. Check in take to long even before us was only a couple. The location of the hotel is ok, not to far to the city center.

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Siem Reap
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36 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

I would rate this higher however upon check in I was "upgraded" to a room where renovations were taking place next door commencing at 6am. Felt a bit off....For my second night I had to request a change to my originally requested standard room away from the noise. Waste of time. Aside from that, the rooms are very nice. There... More 

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Burnaby, BC
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57 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

The hotel is good for the low price I paid, but still has a few minor issues. While the rooms are very nice and comfortable, the noise from the hallways and surrounding rooms was pretty annoying. I'm a deep sleeper, but I was still woken up by housekeeping staff and guests a few times. I got a 3:18am call from... More 

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Ft.Lauderdale
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47 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

For the price you can not find anything better. Large rooms and wonderfull location right in the middle of Cangrejo. Walking distance to everything in downtown Panama, nice restaurants around and a cheap cab ride to the canal.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

We had a very pleasant stay,perfect spot,restaurants,bars around,also a 24 hour super market and just one block from the metro station.Polite staff although they did not speak English..very reliable wifi.The pool was small.

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Aruba
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50 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

On my first visit to Panama City I stayed at Hyatt Placa Panama. The service was awesome, the people were friendly and the hotel was nice. My colleagues stayed at the "Prince", and recommended that I should try it on a next trip, which I did. I'm going to try to stay as polite as possible, 4 words "Do not... More 

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Portland, OR>
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Out of all the places we have stayed so far, the Principe has the best bedding so far. It is also in a perfect location for bars and restaurants. If you miss your pillow this is the place and very reasonable!

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San Diego, CA
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

I was debating giving this hotel 4 stars because I did have a couple of issues with it but I think they are minor enough that I'll still give it 5 stars. The room and bathroom are very nice. In the U.S. I can't afford to stay in hotels with such amenities so it was a real treat for me.... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

I stayed here for 3 nights and loved everything about it! The staff are so helpful, the location can't be beat and room was verry good. It's just a short walk to the subway. I would absolutely recommend this hotel.

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