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Panama Hotel

605 1/2 S Main St., Seattle, WA 98104 (Downtown)
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Ranked #74 of 95 Hotels in Seattle
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jean Y Sedgewickville, MO
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  • Location
    3.5 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel operates more as a hostel with shabby upkeep, creepy employees, dirty carpets in the rooms, indifferent service in the coffee shop, stale pastries for the included breakfast, antiquated check-in system, missing locks on bathroom doors and other general discomforts... This is all based on a true story. :(

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Victoria, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I dislike giving negative reviews, but we were so disappointed with this experience that I think it's fair to be frank about our stay at the Panama Hotel. Myself, my husband, and another friend couple stayed here in October 2014 for one night, and we would not have stayed a second. The building is 100 years old, which is actually... More

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Sedgewickville, MO
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved the historical aspect of the hotel. We just went for tea and the variety was excellent. I thoroughly enjoyed browsing through the tea rooms and looking at old photos and newspaper pages. They have a see-through cutout in the floor that allows you to peer into the basement where Japanese internment camp prisoners stored their personal belongings. Some... More

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Jamul, California
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We caught the light rail from SeaTac to the International stop and chose this location because it 's close to the Amtrak station as well. Thanks to some reviews I had checked out prior to booking, I had pretty good idea of what to expect. We added another room for 84 yr old relative who decided to join us. Did... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is not as described in its pictures in its listing. The lack of any type of comfort was apparent from walking in the door. At least there was comfort in leaving the place. I have been to hostels that are cheaper , in worse locations, that actually have creature comforts like a functional bed that does not make... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terribly old hostel, bathrooms (all shared) need cleaning and updating. Beds very uncomfortable, left after one day as couldn't stay here any longer. Seattle is gorgeous place, but this place does it no justice. Only good point...the tea house next door, great service, cocktails and tea!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is simply not a hotel. It is a poor version of a hostel. This is a relic from the 1920s and not in a good way. Vastly overpriced for what is offered. Awful beds and shared toilets. Stay away. Pretty sure there r better hostels in Seattle. Nothing going for this place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We were travelling as a couple, staying in Seattle for two nights. Our priority was to find a budget hotel within walking distance from King Street Station, as we arrived into Seattle on the train from Vancouver late in the evening of our first night, and departed early in the morning two days later. We found the hotel easily enough,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I will preface this short review with some information on who we are any why we're here. We're two young 20-something year olds from Alaska visiting Seattle for a week and heading to PAX Prime (video game convention at the convention center). We chose this hotel to cut out the half hour train ride from the Airport area and also... More

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Warrnambool, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

What a great experience, to stay in the Historic Panama Hotel. It is the oldest running hotel in America and gives guests a great taste of yesteryear . Remember the old guest houses with share facilities, long hallways and flight's of stairs that require great energy to transcend? Well the Panama has it all and more......great historic experience, fantastic hospitality... 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): $$
Number of rooms: 101
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