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Hotel el Parador

3.5 of 5
Calle Eusebio A. Morales, Panama City, Panama
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Ranked #91 of 112 Hotels in Panama City
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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New Orleans
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I feel like I really need to do this as some of the reviews I read are so untrue and unearned. One thing I must stress, most of the not so nice reviews seem to come from Americans. I am an American myself, but I am a patient and educated American. I understand the Caribbean and I can see that... More 

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Pros: Airport shuttle (for a fee) was at airport as arranged. Felt safe walking in neighborhood, which was mixed new/modern and old/rundown. Surprisingly, the bathroom had a bidet, but no electrical outlet. The free breakfast was decent. Still, we were glad we were only there for one night. Nice rooftop/pool. Cons: First impression of our room: Scary! Building was very... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

There were cockroach and other bucks in the room. The hotel is in really bad condition. People working in the hotel aren't friendly or helpfull. Even when we arrived the guy was calling and hadn't any time to explain anything or answer our questions. Even de location of the breakfast or the WiFi code were to Much to ask for.... More 

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Belgium
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I made a reservation for my brother in this hotel through Booking.com and I got the confirmation. When my brother shows up in the hotel they said they had no rooms and they didnt get the reservation or the lady who is in charge of the reservations is not there. I called from Belgium to explain the lady that I... More 

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New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I stayed there in July 2014 for 10 days. With breakfast included, pool on roof top, and location close to many restaurants, theater plays, bookstores, supermarkets, and any store you may need...you are not going to find a better deal. I agree with some customers on: towels could be better, breakfast is just ok with 3 options, personnel at restaurant... More 

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América, Managua, Nicaragua
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

wow! where do I begin? I have never encountered an entire staff full of rude and inconsiderate incompetents in my life! It started badly and only got worse then we checked out early for anything else we could find. They wouldn't let us check in because we had our confirmation number written down and they said if it is not... More 

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Penonome, Panama
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I can really see the points in the negative reviews. The only thing is hey, they had a place for me when I tried 8 or 9 places in the area. Even my driver was out of ideas. It was economical for the best description. But nowhere to really walk to or sights in the area. Good little pizza place... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Staff are so rude and the hotel is terribly overpriced. We booked on booking.com, saved over half. They said they didn't have our booking and when they found it wanted us to pay more. Wouldn't let us have breakfast. Room was dirty. Don't go there!!!

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Budapest, Hungary
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This hotel was dirty, the breakfast was terrible, the staff is unfriendly and unmotivated. It is really far from the city center. I am pretty sure you can find something better! In general I would advice not to choose Panama City as a holiday target, it is worth to come here only for the Canal.

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Colon, Panama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Reception courteous, helpful and spoke English. Clean and comfortable room. Only one chair. View of backyards and construction, but birds and squirrels in trees. Parking in garage. We used both elevator and stairs, which were clean. Nice complimentary breakfast. Nice supper in the restaurant - enough for two seniors to share.. Computer available with internet. I sent an email from... More 

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