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Gran Hotel Nacional

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida Central | P.O. Box 378, David, Panama
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Ranked #4 of 13 Hotels in David
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Cabanga, Costa Rica
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a surprise, after 2 nights on the road from Costa Rica in marginal places, we really needed a good nights sleep in a QUIET Hotel. I have no complaints about this hotel, nice pool, good food, breakfast included, comfortable bed, staff friendly, convenient to walk around the town and safe neighborhood.

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Dallas, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my second stay at the hotel and I was disappointed. I asked for a pool-side room and the front desk said there were none available. (Did not see a single person come out of the pool-side rooms all day)! My room was dark, dank, and no internet! Had to sit out in the hallway next to a router... More 

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Panama City, Panama
11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For this second visit, this time with 2 women friends, very disappointing. Had stayed previously with my husband, and had quite positive experience, in 2012. Service has never been their strong suit but previously a few staffers were the exception and were just fine. Now the rare person is interested in true customer service. We met exactly 1 at the... More 

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Hector, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

used to be a reasonable place to stay with nice pool and resturants were ok but think they may not be worth the new rate increase/ sevice is usally good but not on the phone 3 stars if you look at rooms and bathrooms coustomer for 7 years

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Cliffside park, NJ
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I had booked the room thru expedia and was placed in room 255. The room was very clean, the AC worked well, and the shower was warm. I only spent one night on my way back home. The staff was not very friendly or welcoming, but after spending a couple of days in Red Frog Beach it was no surprise.

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Toronto, ON
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I had a great experience at Gran Hotel Nacional. The restaurants are excellent; the free breakfast was huge! The room was very clean, and the staff very helpful. The hotel is obviously very old, but it is well kept. The movie theatre that's attached to the property and the casino across the street are both excellent. Didn't see one hooker... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I had booked 2 rooms on Booking.com and on arrival they told me the booking had been for the previous night, however there were many rooms and we were looked after by the helpful reception staff. The following morning I dealt with a person in the office asking for a refund of some sort for the charge on my credit... More 

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

With all the nice hotels in David, you need to put this one LAST on your list. Or better... Strike it off the list. This place is so bad I couldn't even make this up. 1 Rude staff that followed us from the restaurant, after checking in. Why? More money! 2 Count on them jacking up the rate because it... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We were put in a room that ac did not work. There was a confusion about what room we were assigned to. No ac in lobby or hallways and it is a long way to room. Room was ok. No frig or coffee. Location ok except broke gamblers asking for money from casino.

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Panama City, Panama, Panama
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Great location! Entertainment just across the street with a Fiesta Casino and bar. The pool itself it really nice and you can order from there. Cazuela de mariscos is the best! Personnel is very corteous. The gentleman at the pool demonstrated interest by the guests needs. Once he noticed I needed a towel, I didn't even asked, he was right... More 

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Address: Avenida Central | P.O. Box 378, David, Panama
Location: Panama > Chiriqui Province > David
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Gran Hotel Nacional 3*
Number of rooms: 119
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Also Known As:
Gran Hotel David
Gran Hotel Nacional Panama/David

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