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Panama Hotel

605 1/2 S Main St., Seattle, WA 98104 (Downtown)
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Ranked #69 of 95 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Beaver Creek, MN
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The main objectives for booking this hotel were location, price, clean and safety. I feel it met my needs adequately. I give it 3 stars only because of comparing to high end hotels. The location is in the International Dist on 6 th and Main. It is about 3 blocks from the light rail and/or Amtrak which is what I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I read about this property prior to booking it. It was exactly what I expected it to be and I really enjoyed staying there. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was cozy and had a charm from another time period. The complimentary espresso and pastry in the morning in the Tea Room were very nice as was... More

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vancouver
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A hostel in this condition in Europe and maybe even anywhere outside of down town Seattle would charge 80% less. I would not pay more than $40 a night to stay here but their rates are as high as new hotels in other parts of north america. Example: Delta Hotel in Whistler BC charged me $220 a night for a... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it's OLD! It's a historic 'Bed & Breakfast', built in 1910. Their ad: "Experience the romance of a simpler time." Ok, I liked the charming antique furniture and lace curtains in the room but you really have to enjoy "old" to like the creaky steps (and many of them to climb to get to the check-in office), the creaky windows,... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners and workers were really nice.. made you feel at home. The location is also unbeatable and think its priced accordingly for the city. It is very loud if your room is on the street. There is a park filled with crazy people that scream and are loud until about 3 am.. Had earplugs in and it is very... More

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Bellingham wa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great hotel for anyone on a budget. Hotel was clean, employees were friendly and personable, and the location is awesome. Each room is furnished with antiques and beds were very comfortable. Guests receive a complimentary coffee (imported from Italy and the best I've had in a long time) and a pastry from the tea house (a gorgeous... More

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Panama Hotel in Seattle's Japantown is not only a historically important building for the Japanese community in that city, but a lovingly maintained business, run by a group of charming and helpful people. The ambience is straight from the early 20th century, the bathrooms and showers are still shared in the hallway, but spotless and also more or less... More

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Reno
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff and clean rooms with wonderful cozy beds . This is a historical building with antiques and lots of stairs and shared bathrooms. I prefer this to the generic chain hotels. The coffee/tea house for breakfast is a snack before you go out to the town. Fresh pastry and coffee. I would stay here again as it is convenient... More

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Vancouver
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had booked this hotel through booking.com and boy the pictures on the site were amazing and that's why We decided to go ahead with the booking. When we got their, the area was really bad. It was where the homeless people hung out and just around the back my husband and my daughter and me saw a guy drugging... More

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Baltimore
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I like "historic hotels", and the Panama claims to be just that. But "historic" and "operating like it's still 1920..." are two different things. Forget that the property is kind of in a sketchy area, I kind of knew that, but didn't think that I'd be listening to bums, drunks, and people vomiting, right outside of my 2nd floor window.... More

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Address: 605 1/2 S Main St., Seattle, WA 98104
Location: United States > Washington > Seattle > Downtown , International District
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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