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“Comfortable and centrally located” 4 of 5 stars
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DoubleTree By Hilton Panama City
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Espana & Federico Boyd Ave, Panama City, Panama   |  
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6 hotel reviews
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“Comfortable and centrally located”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

This Hotel was very afordable. If you like walking, you can walk to the Multiplaza Pacific mall, from here. My Husband and I did it. We did not take any meals with our room, but there are numerous restaurants with great food very close (approx. 2-3 mins walk).

The rooms are very comfortable. If you will be staying in Panama City, I would definitely recommend this hotel. Travelling to albrook mall was not very expensive, from here.

Something to note, we didnt' organise transport from the Airport, but when we got there there were taxis as soon as we were out of customs, and the cost was US$28.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

The staff at the hotel were friendly, informative about the area, and their English was excellent at the front desk. Breakfast was a nice variety of foods and always hot. Internet was fast and reliable. Location of hotel was in a great area down town. Within walking distances of a few great restaurants. Valet parking was complimentary. Food were very clean and quiet. Would stay here again and recommend it to others.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Pointe-à-Pierre, Victoria, Trinidad and Tobago
2 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Great little hotel, it's located in the heart of restaurants, clubs, bars and casinos....the room was clean, the bathroom was also very clean, the bed was very comfortable.... only problems i had were that there wasn't enough lighting in the room and the bathroom floor got a little wet when the shower was used.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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North Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

This is a great hotel in a great location. Getting there from the airport was a bit difficult since we arrived during rush hour. It took almost 1.5 hours. The ride back to the airport took less than 30. The hotel is very close to a bunch of excellent restaurants and is also right next to the main night club area. I have one MAJOR gripe, though. We had a bellman get us a car to take us to the canal. It cost us WAY too much. I'm too embarrassed to say how much we payed. I only realized this afterwards when I did some research (which I clearly should have done beforehand). Do not let the hotel get you a car. There are plenty of yellow taxis that hang around the hotel. The will cost you significantly less. Don't be like me and get taken advantage of.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013 via mobile

The new Hilton Hotel in Panama City opens later in 2013. Until then, the DoubleTree is the best bet for using our Hilton Honor Points in PC. It is located in a very good neighborhood with shopping and restaurants in easy walking distance. Service staff was very helpful. Room was very clean with a bathroom equipped with a bathtub and a separate shower. Very satisfied with this use of our HH Points.

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

the air conditioning was great. after walking around every day in the heat, it was nice to be able to have the room cool enough to make us feel relieved immediatly relieved once we returned.

We walked to the local casino, and lots of local restraraunts.

if you dont mind walking away from the hotel, cabs were much cheaper, if we caught one ourselfs, as opposed to having the hotel call one for us. Cabs are cheap, and I think we paid $12 for a ride to the Miraflores locks

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Dubuque, Iowa, United States
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

We traveled to Panama City for our honeymoon and were upgraded to a suite upon arrival due to using Hilton points. The room was great and the location was nice, as it was close to restaurants, shopping and the nightlife. The staff was friendly, but did not give good directions and we ended up going the wrong way on more than one occasion because of them. We stayed for two nights and during the stay there were two times when the entire hotel completely lost power. Once we noticed from across the street, and the second time while we were in the room. It was unpleasant, but only a few moments before it was up and running again.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Wolf A, General Manager at DoubleTree By Hilton Panama City, responded to this review, January 15, 2013
Dear Nicole B,

First of all, thank you for your candid feedback of your stay with us. I thank you for selecting us for such a special occasion as your honeymoon and truly apologize that we did not meet expectations. I was extremely disappointed to read from your review that you had some issues at our hotel including experiencing some power-outages. Gladly the hotel's back-up power station went online to cover the matter. In addition, I do apologize if our staff giving you bad directions. I can assure you that our main priority is for our guests to have an exceptional stay with us and we will do everything we need to do to ensure that these issues do not occur again. I am always looking for reviews to provide insight into our guest experience and I will keep your review in mind. Thank you again for your feedback and I invite you back to stay with us the next time your travels bring you to the area.

Sincerely,

Wolf Alexandrovich
General Manager
DoubleTree by Hilton Panama City
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Additional Information about DoubleTree By Hilton Panama City

Address: Via Espana & Federico Boyd Ave, Panama City, Panama
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Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 Best Value Hotel in Panama City
#20 Luxury Hotel in Panama City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — DoubleTree By Hilton Panama City 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Book a room at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Panama City - El Carmen, where a friendly staff member is waiting to greet you with a freshly baked, chocolate chip cookie. The central location of this Panama City hotel makes it ideal for business travelers and guests on vacation. Attend conferences in the financial district, or enjoy the fine Central American dining and excellent shopping centers situated within walking distance.Each spacious guest room at our Panama City hotel features a 37-inch TV, minibar, and luxurious plush-top bed with five jumbo hypo-allergenic pillows. Families on vacation can enjoy the additional space that comes with a suite. Use the complimentary high-speed internet access to stay in touch with the office or to plan your day. Accessible rooms are available for guests who require modified amenities. Relax in the rooftop pool and whirlpool, unwind in the Spa, or exercise in the fully equipped gym. ... more   less 
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