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Hotel Riu Plaza Panama

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The Hotel Riu Plaza Panama is located in the heart of the banking and business district of Panama City and very close to most attractive entertainment and shopping centers. Only 250m from the luxurious "Soho Mall" Panama and Tocumen International Airport (PTY) is approx. 21 km away. It is ideal for both leisure and business travel. The 644 modern designed and lovingly decorated rooms with free Wi-Fi offer maximum comfort and relaxation and in our 23 stylish and modern conference rooms you can successfully organize your events, meetings. Relax at the Renova Spa or get in shape in the gym. 1 outdoor pool. For lovers of gastronomy, we offer a live cooking station at our buffet restaurant, an á la carte restaurant, as well as 2 bars. Crown Level Executive lounge service free for guests staying in Executive rooms and Suites as well as hotel guests holding RIU Class Gold and RIU Class Diamond cards.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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I must be fair and say that the tours from this place were ok considering the time we had left at the end of our vacation in Panama City. We bought the city tour. The Driver and tour guide was excellent and personable. It was our first time in Panama City. We had an issue with
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Response from RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Plaza Panama
Responded yesterday
Dear CanuckChilean, Thank you for sharing your recent experience with us. We regret to hear that you are not satisfied with your overall stay at our hotel. Also, it is a shame to learn about the inconvenience your encountered trying to move the check-in day. We highly encourage you to contact with your travel agency for further assistance. In any case, we will share all your impressions with our management team to follow up. We sincerely hope, we will have the opportunity to receive you again at Riu Hotels & Resorts to have the chance to change your perception. With our best wishes we remain, Hotel Riu Plaza Panama Online Reputation Manager
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Hotel's Favorite
RIU Plaza Panama ended up being the best hotel we stayed at in Panama, despite the other hotels being pretty lavish. I was honestly not sure if I should book this hotel for our honeymoon. I simply knew I needed a very nice hotel that could keep my bride happy. After making the
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First time at this Hotel. Since the front desk check in we had a bad experience. They were rude, couldn’t answer any of our questions. The worst... they charge you $12 for parking. Don’t have self-parking Rooms were ok. The TV was not working properly and it was difficult to
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Response from RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Plaza Panama
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear guest, Thank you for being a loyal guest of RIU Hotels & Resorts and for sharing your experience with us. As advertised on our website, parking in our Hotel Riu Plaza Panama is available for additional charge.The park service offered in our hotel is run by an external company and is the only way we have to offer our guests a secure car park. We are very sorry to hear that you did not feel adequately attended by our Front Desk, as we are committed to giving all our guests a warm welcome and a professional service from the moment they arrive at our hotel. Please be assured that we will definitely be going over this with the front office team in case our standards have not been appropriately fulfilled at some point. To end on a positive note, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast buffet. We appreciate your feedback and hope that you will give us a chance to serve you again in the future provide a more satisfactory experience. With our best wishes we remain, Hotel Riu Plaza Panama Online Reputation Manager
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Overall very satisfied stay at the Hotel Riu Plaza Panama. It was my second time staying in a RIU Hotel. I did have to make several calls to get bath cloths. The room was very clean and comfortable. Staff was bilingual, considering I don't speak Spanish....lol The breakfast was
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I stayed here while getting a medical for my Panamanian work visa and found it to be a nice tidy hotel. My room was big and very clean and the staff were very pleasant and extremely helpful. Will be put up here in the future as I transit through Panama City and I’m more than
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standard suite
no, tienes que pagar $12.50 por el valet parking overnight
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We booked our transfer in advance through one of the available transfers in google I don't remember which one. The hotel is located on a busy avenue. I recommend that you get an Uber to casco viejo where you can choose whatever you want to eat. It's not far the prices are reasonable. Panamá surprised me. It's rich with modern and enormous buildings! It's like a small USA... the currency is in usdollars...
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how far is playa blanca?
About 1.5 hours from the city
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What is best way to get around in the city
Uber definitely! This was the first time i have ever used the service. Especially from the airport or when going to a restaurant from the hotel or to an intended location more convenient and no need for cash. Only thing is you don’t have a tip option in Panama on the app. Taxi when walking on the street but Uber everything else!!
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Does the hotel allow guests
They allow guests at a $30 Dollors a night charge...
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"Front counter service needs to learn attention to detail. The original booking details are not respected as you may expect."
"We stayed on the 32nd floor and the ocean view was spectacular."
"All rooms are great"
"Upper floors are excellent and the elevators come and go very quickly!"
"32nd floor.... amazing view"
$95 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
PanamaPanama ProvincePanama City
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