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Papeete
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

This hotel is one of the best for the price. I've stayed here the last 3-4 years and there is free water downstairs and breakfast (toast and coffee). It is all fine. There is a shuttle to/from the airport - so long as the flight is not at midnight. These are operated by VIAJES FLORENCIA TOURS. This company has a... More 

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Panama
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I stayed there september 11 for 1 night, room was 35 US for 1 person, i stayed in a 2 bed room, so i payed 40. It was ok with me, i have seen so many bad hotels in this area, with no atention on the front desk, slow wifi, here was different, i liked the way from Joel front... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

It's not a fancy hotel but is a great value for money. Got a room for $20/ night. Room was clean and people at the front desk were genuinely helpful. It's very well located in the city in terms of access to the hotspots. Breakfast is just bread and butter with coffee and powdered juice but hey one can't complain... More 

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Meadow Lake, Canada
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We stayed here because it was cheap and offered free breakfast and free ride to the airport. We had reservations that I had printed out and handed to the desk clerk. Reservations said either a King or two double beds. They sent us to a room that had one double bed, stank, and the air conditioner had no knobs. Went... More 

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Red Deer, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

First off I want to say if your an experienced budget backpack traveler, you will find this place okay. The rooms are clean with hot shower and quiet working aircon. The daytime guy at the front desk speaks some english and is willing to help you with your needs. All other staff speaks very little or no english and are... More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

This hotel was horrible! The staff is unfriendly (understatement), the room is damp, smelly, the airco doesn't work, the breakfast is 4 slices of bread with butter (nothing more) and you feel like being in a prison. We left as soon as we could!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

The hotel offers free transfers from/to airport, but it doesn't work easy: I waited more than one hour in the airport and only got the transfer after I called the hotel 3 times. They kept saying they couldn't do anything because an angency was the one who would pick me up. I don't care, if the hotel sells this offer,... More 

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Newark Notts
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

First of all I booked this hotel in England and it did not rare as good value at all.On the positive side the room was reasonably clean and the air con was good and not noisy.It was reasonably close to the city centre.However in every other aspect this hotel was one of the very worst I have had the misfortune... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

Pros: - The free airport shuttle is nice. Cons: - Our room was small, humid, smelly and had no window. It looked like prison. - Neighbourhood is not very interesting. - The reception doesn't speak any English. When you speak almost no Spanish on your first day of vacation, this can be hard.

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Naples, Idaho
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

CAUTION: The photo above is not the Discovery Hotel at the address as indicated above. I spent a total of two weeks at Discovery Hotel at Avenida Justo Arosemena & Ecuador Street in Panama City during the month of September 2012. I make annual visits to Panama every year for 3-4 weeks at a time. In 2012, after arrival from... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation

Additional Information about Hotel Discovery

Address: Avenida Justo Arosemena & Ecuador Street, Panama City 0816, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: $37 - $49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Discovery 2*
Number of rooms: 85
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