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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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Wakefield, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week ago 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
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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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
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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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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66 reviews 66 reviews
34 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I must admit when i saw the price of under $50/night for two queen beds, I had mediocre expectations. Hotel Alcala surpassed them. It is newly remodeled, clean, and a 5 minute walk from the Bus Terminal. The restaurant had great breakfast and coffee, though we didn't eat any other meals there because the Mar Del Peru and Parmigiano looked... More 

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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

Found this online via booking.com as we were looking to break our journey between Farallon and Bocas. Really pleased we chose it. $55 for a room with two double beds, good choice of English TV channels, great shower. Staff are polite, friendly, helpful and professional. A short taxi ride from bus station and close to local shops, market, park etc.... More 

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Address: Avenida 3a Este, Calle D Norte, David, Panama
Location: Panama > Chiriqui Province > David
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 106
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Hotel Alcala Panama/David

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