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Hotel Marparaiso

Avenida Justo Arosemena Calle 34, Panama City, Panama
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Mexico City, Mexico
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Middle range hotel. well quality/price ratio. central location. shuttle to allbrok mall. rooms Have AC old style. But the price is very cheap, so it s according to....you can so arrange the free shuttle from the airport

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Skien, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This hotel has two big advantages. It is really cheap compared to the other overpriced hotels in panama. And it has fantastic checkin and checkout times. Checkin is possible from 7am and Checkout up until 3pm. Especially when arriving with a morning flight you only have to pay one night, while at most other hotels you would be charged for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

decent little hotel that is very centrally located with large room and big bed and if you get a back interior room it is very quiet as well even though central. only problem as usual with latin american budget hotels tv has almost no channels in english.most important is that if you request airport transfer they pick you up and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The Hotel Marparaiso is a basic place to stay, but clean and well-located for a stay in Panama City. An easy walk to The Fish Market and Casco Viejo. A metro station is only 3 blocks. Hot breakfasts are included. For those arriving in Panama City, a free hotel shuttle is provided. Two of the front desk attendants were fluent... More 

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calgary alberta
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Front Desk courtesy speaks English very helpful 10 out of 10.need a raise. Rooms are desperate need of reno . My closet door has more security. Breakfast 2 cold buns and 2 eggs basically a child's serving. If they added a little potato some tomato .but they don't. But its all about margins here. M 44.00 was a good price... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We stayed in Marparaiso in December 2014/January 2015. The rooms are OK and clean. The Breakfast is for nothing and the personal is very, very unfriendly. Is like they don't like guests but the money. Once and not a second time.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Nice budget hotel at $50 per night for two. Clean tiled floors and firm beds with nice pillows. Air conditioner worked good and free breakfast was OK. Room not very big and even smaller bathroom but I'm a BIG guy and had no troubles with anything. Had room on 5th floor and could see the ocean (a little) and some... More 

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Braunschweig, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Marparaiso will be on the radar of budget travellers visiting Panama city, so it should not be compared with the fancy hotels downtown, which are about two to three times the price of this one. We stayed there for three days while waiting for the ferry going from Colon to Carthagena (Colombia), which leaves only twice a week. # look... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Free pickup from airport or bus terminal, free simple breakfast with coffee, free wifi in rooms, hot water, air conditioning, flat screen cable TV, fridge in the room. At $40.00 per night it's a great deal especially if you want your privacy. Our only complaint is that the lighting in the room is very dim so it is impossible to... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

stayed 8 nights, will definitely stay again next trip to Panama City. Not 5 star hotel, maybe not even one star, but spotless, friendly, easily accesible, free airport transport, both ways, free breakfast, basic, eggs, etc. The downsides are: Coffee in restaurant so weak, I had to add instant to strengthen it. Vegetarians, forget it! I brought my own granola... More 

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