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Via Interamericana | By Mc Donalds, Santiago de Veraguas 00000, Panama
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Hotel Gran David
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars

The hotel itself has been remodeled and is in good condition overall. The good: - There is even an elevator for persons not able to walk the stairs to get to the second floor. - Balcony overlooking pool area is nice. - First floor poolside has hammocks. - Rooms are very spacious and clean. - Air conditioning worked great which... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Hotel Gran David is a reasonably priced hotel with upscale amenities. Beautiful room, comfortable bed and beautifully appointed grounds, especially for Panama standards. I would have given it 5-stars but the room I had was facing the road and the road noise with the trucks air braking throughout the night was really loud. I'd pay the extra $20 to have... More 

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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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59 reviews 59 reviews
15 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Tired, accidentally found this delightful hotel. It was so delightfully decorated and explicitly laid out and comfortable, stayed 2 days instead of the 1 night. Pool, restaurant and to top it off, massage! Saw tennis courts at the back and noted large meeting rooms. Large balconies overlooking the lovely pool and grounds, swim up bar, etc. only issue for me... More 

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Bora Bora, French Polynesia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I don't know if Santiago de Veraguas is a nice town or not, we just stop for a night in Gran David hotel, on the road to Chiriqui. Recently refurbished, Gran David is a modern and stylish hotel, with a good and helpfull staff. Excellent and wide room, Nice bathroom, really. Ask for a room with a balcony and a... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Santiago de Veraguas is not Paris, that's for sure. It is a town on the way to Chiriquí Province and it is comfortable to stop if you do not want a long drive from Panama City. There is not much in this town and no first class restaurants. So staying at the Hotel Gran David is a treat, an oasis... More 

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Oakland, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I was only able to stay here one night as I was traveling with colleagues to Los Santos the next day to teach there, but I wish I could have stayed longer. The room was really excellent. The beds were comfortable and the bathroom was elegant - a huge shower, excellent amenities. Clean, comfortable, and stylish too. We were there... More 

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Miami, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a recently refurbished hotel, which brings back the small-town era of Santiago de Veraguas. The day we arrived it was raining, so we could not use the pool, apparently the have a bar poolside. They do not have a bar in the lobby or close to the restaurant. The rooms are comfortable, well air conditioned and with a... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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96 reviews 96 reviews
30 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

If you add up amenities in a hotel, this is really the best option in Santiago de Veraguas. It quite modern, with ample and comfortable rooms. Nice pool area. Good air conditioning and TV. The restaurant is the best in the area, we had dinner and breakfast and enjoyed both. Very well located, I would recommend it for families as... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

A beautiful property with different options to suite every need. The hotel is centrally located, clean and comfortable. The staff are welcoming and helpful. The beds are extremely comfortable and the rain showers are perfect at the end of the day. The restaurant is terrific and the bar was enjoyed by many. We will make our way back to Santiago... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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109 reviews 109 reviews
15 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Let's be frank here. Santiago is kind of a truck stop town. This place is a freaking oasis. That said, here are some details about our 1 night stay between bus rides. The common areas are absolutely beautiful and tranquil. The pool area is gorgeous -- hello swim-up bar! The rooms are nestled in outdoor hallways with gardens in between.... More 

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Address: Via Interamericana | By Mc Donalds, Santiago de Veraguas 00000, Panama
Location: Panama > Veraguas Province > Santiago de Veraguas
Number of rooms: 53
Also Known As:
Hotel Gran David Panama/Veraguas

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