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3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Espana, Panama City, Panama
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Ranked #83 of 112 Hotels in Panama City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This place is a dump. I had a view of the concrete wall 5 feet away, the windows did not lock which was scary bc the neighbors were so close. There were dirty boxers on my AC unit right outside my window. The room smelled awful and I'm not sure if the AC was even working (I didn't stay around... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I wish I could give a better review. But this place was dirty and disgusting. I dont get the 3.5 stars. The good. The staff is very friendly and nice. I did recieve the wake up call I asked for. I used the shuttle service to and from the hotel which was convenient. My flight was cancelled so it served... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

La Cresta Inn is located in Via España wich is a main artery on the Panama city having nearby all banking, insurance or any other business buildings. Hotel have a shuttle to go shopping, to the airport and many other interesting places to visit. Hotel is placed in a small building with only 6 plants. It does have a pool... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I stayed at this hotel overnight on 20th July after landing in Panama City and my flight to Bocas Del Toro wasn't until the next morning. A taxi took me straight there from the airport and I was booked in quickly. My room was a double room on the 3rd floor, luckily there was a lift as I was shattered... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Appreciated the accommodation of early check in (in a.m.instead of after 3 p.m. as per Expedia reservation). Not a fan of poorly cleaned bathroom - debris/hair on floor including in shower. Front desk reception not overly friendly, mainly due to language difference. Manager speaks some English and could be more involved it seems as was only brought into picture by... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This was our second time staying at La Cresta Inn. We had an overnight layover and didn't want to spend a lot of money. With its shuttle service to and from the hotel, it was very convenient. Breakfast was also included which was delicious. Actually my favorite there are the French Fries we had with a chicken sandwich the night... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We stayed at this hotel in April 2013 and found it very pleasant and had to return this year on our visit to Panama. The hotel is located in a good location to walk to many locations, using Balboa Avenue, supermarket close by and their free shuttle buses to the mall and from the airport. This year a modest $2... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

There is a lot to like here, its right at the centre of Panama, easy to get a taxi/bus and the food at the hotel itself was ok, the room was cleaned every day , the air con worked well for the two weeks we spent there, a nearby riba smith supermarket and a small park close for sitting in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We stayed at La Cresta for 7 nights and it was great!! The included breakfast was much better than expected. Our room was on the top floor facing the street. It was a little noisy but the view was terrific. Teano was very helpful and gave us a really good deal. We appreciated the free shuttles to and from the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Never in my life have I stayed in such a mess of a hotel. Driving from the Tocumen airport to La Cresta was already a sceptical trip, especially since we passed by all the nice hotels by the water and stopped straight into the ghetto. But we tried to look past that. So after having checked in, they guided us... More 

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Address: Via Espana, Panama City, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — La Cresta Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
La Cresta Hotel Panama City
La Cresta Inn Panama/Panama City
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#22 Spa Hotel in Panama City

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