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New Washington Hotel

Calle 2 y Bolivar, Colon, Panama
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Panama City, Panama
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is run down, dingy, and in a pretty bad neighborhood! We went to view the sunset and was hoping for a restaurant with a view! No such luck and wouldn't have eaten at the place anyway! We ended up ordering a beer and some microwave popcorn at the pool bar and that was the only highlight! $4 for... More 

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Bridgetown
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

still one of my favorite hotels in colon...maybe it because I like old buildings with amazing history...it's by no stretch of the imagination a 5 star hotel but one can feel the spirit of is grandiose back in the early 1900s when it was the accommodation of choice for the engineers and financiers of the Panama canal while in its... More 

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San Francisco, California
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34 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Only had breakfast here. The entire place was sad and past its prime. The food was very plain and one dish was disgusting. I finished my pancakes but parents were very unhappy. Waitstaff was nice but reception was un inviting. Sadly, I would not recommend unless you like some adventure.

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Playa Coronado, Panama
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

We were doing a day trip in Colon and stopped at the Washington Hotel for breakfast. The gardens in the front of the hotel are very well cared for and the owners have done an admirable job in remodeling the ground floor of the hotel. (We did not stay overnight or venture upstairs.) The hotel's location at the mouth of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for only one night. The hotel looks good from the outside and view of the sea was nice. But when i entered the room, there were dirt on the floor and the toilet was not cleaned enough. The foods on the restaurant took a very long time to prepare. On the bright side, the wifi was all... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Colon must be where Neil Young wrote "Keep on Rocking in the Free world". Took a taxi from the Cruise Terminal. Colon is like the old Havana with attitude. 10 times worse than Harlem in the 60's. It is definitely edgy and decrepit -which is eye opening. Never have I seen so much street litter and rubbish. We could see... More 

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Henderson, Kentucky
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50 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Our stay was short. We checked in at 11:30 am and out at 4pm.... Same day. We spent the afternoon having lunch in the hotel's restaurant, walking the grounds to view its crumbling facade, and interior public space. The Spectacle of canal shipping moving past its waterfront is quite impressive. Amazingly, there's a grounded vessel resting alongside the hotels sea... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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161 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

I would not recommend this place to anyone. We stayed 1 night as we were curious to see colon and we couldn't wait to leave. The lobby showed traces of its old glory but rooms and the grounds were sadly in disrepair. You just don't feel safe or comfortable here, it's not a nice environment.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

We did not actually stay here, just called in for a beer. However that experience was enough to convince me never to stay. There was no proper bar so we asked for the beers at Reception. The staff were some of the rudest we have met, sullen and resentful. However the deciding factor was the ladies' toilets. There were 3... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The outside of the hotel allured me into staying. I was very disappointed. The building is amazing though I wished I had stayed somewhere else and made a visit to see the hotel. The rooms are very shoddy and not very clean (rust on the fixtures in the bathroom, holes in the walls from installing cable - not patched, some... More 

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