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Hotel Alcala

Avenida 3a Este, Calle D Norte, David, Panama
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant to stay fora night e.g. if you are on the move from panama city to bocas. David s a bustling small town (at least it was on a sunday morning), but nothing really special to stay longer. the bus terminal is very close (about 5 min. on foot), but still check the map before you get there.

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Sarasota, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed here at least 10 times. While not the most luxurious, it is very clean and reasonably priced. Most of the staff has been very friendly with me....a few going above and beyond to take care of my needs. I don't speak Spanish very well so sometimes have a little fun at the front desk but they are pretty... More 

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Wakefield, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is worth every penny! We only stayed here one night but found the front desk staff very friendly (although bring your Google Translate app if you don't speak Spanish). The room was somewhat spartan but very clean. Air conditioning worked fine and was really needed on the hot day we arrived there. Wi-fi worked well. The bed was... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is only a few blocks from the bus station and a few blocks from the Central Park. It's close to shopping and many restaurants. Our room was basic with cold a/c and hot water. The flat screen TV was a nice addition. The front desk ladies were very sweet although only one spoke English. The on-site restaurant was... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Hotel Alcala get high marks from me for large, clean rooms, helpful staff and indoor parking. We ended our Panama trip with a week in David at the Hotel Alcala. One of the nicer places we’ve stayed and the town feels safe. The tiled rooms are huge, the two double beds are comfortable, the large shower never runs out of... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Great hotel! Hot showers with great water pressure. Comfortable beds and linens. Spacious and very clean rooms. Cold A/C Affordable and good room service. Friendly staff. 2pm check out! We've been traveling around S and C America for a bit now and this place has it all for a really great price. If you want a modern place to take... More 

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Valencia, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Hotel Alcala is a very good hotel bargain. It was a blessing after the long drive from Chitre to David. The government is adding more lanes to the main highway and the trip can take up to 4 1/2 hours. When we got to the hotel it was raining hard; we were pleasantly surprised because the hotel has indoor parking... More 

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Boquete
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

My wife and I spent four and a half months in this hotel, waiting for the builders to finish our house in Boquete! The rooms were kept clean and beds made fresh every day but we found the rooms a bit claustrophobic and very simply furnished! Still, for $25 a night we could not complain. The restaurant on the ground... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
35 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We were en route from Costa Rica to Pedasi so stayed overnight here. It is within walking distance from the bus station and has a good restaurant with reasonable prices so we ate there in the evening.The receptionist Betsay was very helpful and we found the bed comfortable and the room clean with a/c which was a bonus. There were... More 

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Panama
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We had to stay one night in David and picked this place because of the good reviews and the low cost. It is very basic but clean. The room is very small and just barely fits a full size bed. The bathroom is also very tiny. I sat on the toilet and my knees almost touched the wall across (and... More 

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