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Panama Hotel

605 1/2 S Main St., Seattle, WA 98104
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Ranked #78 of 98 Hotels in Seattle
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our book club from Vancouver, WA arranged a visit to the international district to follow up reading "The Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" by Jamie Ford. We rode the train and stayed at the Panama Hotel as well as had the tour offered especially for sites in the book from the Wing Luke museum. The hotel rooms... More 

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Malbork, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't expect a warm welcome and comfort of the place! The woman who is the owner of this hotel began with some complaints to us that we were using the stairs of her historic hotel in a wrong way. Next, we heard that we cannot pull our suitcases (they DO have wheels!) on her historic wooden floor. We had to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK, it is hard to tell from the reviews if this hotel is acceptable or not. The positive is that the room was clean and furnished with beautiful antique furniture and had sink. The negative? Let's start with location....scary. Yes, it is about 3 blocks from the light rail and Amtrak station, but you do not want to be out... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is an inexpensive stay for a Seattle hotel and it has character, but it's not for everyone. If you don't do stairs, don't stay here. A sink is in the room, but the toilet and shower are down the hall (bring flip flops) with fluffy big bath towels and soap provided. Room was clean and quite charming, but no... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Now I am not sure why this is even listed as a hotel. Yes the matter of the two flights of stairs is annoying and frustrating and no one comes to your aid until you make up both. We made reservations,had a number the gentleman said he could not see it. Okay he said we could still have a room,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Absoluteley unique Hotel. Excelent hosts and friendly staff. Historic place with romantic rooms for an perfect stay in downtown Seattle. Thank you for a wonderful time in Washington State. Cheers from Berlin Wolf and Ted

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Kennewick, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I booked this hotel via Priceline for my wife and stepson. The hotel looked neat from the photos. Eclectic at least. When my wife arrived the owner said that she had to pay for the room. She had to actually explain that I had paid for it online. In the middle of the night my wife went outside for a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My feelings are mixed on this accomodation. I loved the cafe, breakfast is included (coffee/tea and a pastry), the cafe is very retro and has a great vibe. The rooms are basic and clean with a sink, which was handy. But there is only one shower per floor, which we always found it occupied when we wanted it. The location... More 

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