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Hotel Riu Plaza Panama

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Roldanillo, Colombia
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After spending three days at the Riu Plaza Playa Blanca Beach Resort, we spent one night in their downtown Panama City property. Our first impression upon entering the lobby was positive, Spacious and luxurious. The desk staff was courteous and helpful. We were given a standard King room on the 28th floor. The elevator was smooth, quiet and fast. The... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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7 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First, our room was not clean. While walking barefoot on the carpet your feet turned black on the bottom and you had to wash your feet prior to going to bed. The food was okay, but not exceptional. Last was the staff. We invited some friends to visit us while we were in their city. We went to the pool... More 

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Plaza Panama, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback and for expressing your concerns. We are committed to provide excellent quality of our products and services to our guests. We regret to read that you have left our hotel with an opposite idea in your mind. We appreciate our guests’ comments since they help us improve... More 

Bucharest, Romania
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Situated at the eastern point of the old fancy zone of the city ( Avenida Balboa and its sorrow Dings) Riy Plaza is at walking distance to Soho Mall - the fanciest in town ( Chanel, Dior, Prada, etc) and not far from Costa del a este, the new sky scraper area of the capital. Crowded ( many airline crews... More 

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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Background: My favorite color is purple. I recently retired and kidnapped myself to celebrate. I am greeted at the door and escorted to the front desk. I'm liking this already. I get my key and I'm escorted to my room. I walk into my room and it is Purple!!!!! I am having to force myself out of this room. I... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel experience. Hotel is at the center of Panama City so it's very accessible to all locations. Friends were able to pick me up and drop me off with no problem, except for the obvious Panama Traffic. My only gripe is that there was no microwave in the room.

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brazil
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big hotel well located. Decor dated and of "mauvais gout" but ok for one night in town. For 50usd we got an upgadre to a suite a cafeteria in the lobby with Illy coffee and grab and go options. Close to Soho luxury mall and Uruguay street with charming restaurants.

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Plaza Panama, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for choosing our resort for your trip to Panama City. Since our main priority is to make our customers feel comfortable we regret that you did not agree with our decoration. We hope you can understand that this a very personal matter and each of our guests have very different tastes. On the other... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Riu hotel is well located on Calle 50, in the middle of the financial core in Panama, it has a lot of restaurants around, the rooms was very clean and the view of my window was amazing, is a little pricey but sometimes you can get a very good deal on kayak

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed here twice so far and every time I come to Panama I'll stay here for sure. The breakfast is amazing! Full full full! The pool and the bar are awesome. The rooms are very well appointed, modern, immaculate, large, comfy. The location is great!!! Every night we tried different restaurants by walking a few blocks and feeling safe.... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good hotel with friendly personal and nice swimming pool in centre of busy Panama City. Around the corner you find nice restaurants. Terrace is okay but not very cosy and you pay around 8$ for a small glass red wine...

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Campbell River, Canada
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35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was just a stop over en route but service was pleasant, good English spoken by staff, courteous and helpful, rooms are very clean and functional. Would like to have stayed longer and saw some of the sights, maybe next time

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RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Plaza Panama, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for choosing our resort for your honeymoon and for taking the time to give us such honest feedback. We would like to thank you for highlighting our staff. They are working very hard in order to offer all our guests a pleasant stay. We hope you will choose to visit one of our RIU hotels again,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Plaza Panama

Address: Calle 50 con 53 este | Urb. Marbella, Panama City, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: $101 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Plaza Panama 4*
Number of rooms: 644
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Also Known As:
Hotel Riu Plaza Panama Panama City
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Panama City
#8 Family Hotel in Panama City
#11 Spa Hotel in Panama City
#15 Luxury Hotel in Panama City
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