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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Very good massage by Fayzule Solis and the lady, Berta Pihi, who checked me out was very friendly!!😊 I would highly recommend the Spa services at this hotel. Very nice people working in the Sensory Spa and one of the best massage.

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Boston
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have a travel club and brought 10 couples down to the Westin Playa Bonita this past week. (Feb 18 - 24, 2017) Not one of the 20 people in my group had anything negative to say about their stay. Everyone absolutely loved it. The hotel property is pristine, constantly being maintained and cleaned. The rooms with the ocean views...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Almost everything was great, for example, Marilyn at the pool area was such a great service person, as well as most other members of the Westin crew...... The only down side we encountered was Richard at the main bar across the lobby. He tried to sneak an 8 ounce glass of beer and charge it as a full beer after...

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Patricia L, Guest Relations Manager at The Westin Playa Bonita Panama, responded to this review

Dear apupi1, Your feedback is essential for our continuous improvement therefore we sincerely appreciate the time that you took to write a review regarding your recent stay at The Westin Playa Bonita. Our goal is to provide our guest a flawless experience and unfortunately in this occasion we did not meet your and our own expectations. I would like to...

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We thought the hotel was nice but, nothing spectacular. The pools are nice( a little construction was going on during our visit). The beach is good and there is a significant tidal change which the beach from "regular" beach to rocky tidal pools twice a day. The hotel is pretty far outside the city and there was not much to...

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Patricia L, Guest Relations Manager at The Westin Playa Bonita Panama, responded to this review

Dear btmv2, I want to apologize for your less than enjoyable experience you had with our hotel. I appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback and look forward to welcoming you back and we hope you give us another opportunity. Be well, PL

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel. The room was excellent and the view was spectular on the ocean side with all the boats in line waiting for the Canal. The beach is "usable" but not great. The food was good but sometimes not even hot at the buffet. The pools are gorgeous with many chairs. The employees are always prompt to serve you...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I took my 5 and 6 year old to Panama and stayed at the westin playa Bonita. We all loved it. I am a platinum member and got upgraded to a suite. All staff were cheerful and great to work with. I see some complaints about a language barrier, all I have to say is their English is better than...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed Feb. 9-16 2017. The hotel property and pools are beautiful! Our recommendation is that you read all reviews carefully! This is not a 5 star all inclusive property. The major portion of guests at this hotel were conventioneers and people who booked rooms only. The inclusive aspect appears to be an add on. The weekends were crowded with...

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Patricia L, Guest Relations Manager at The Westin Playa Bonita Panama, responded to this review

Dear Greg D, It is with regret that we read the comments about some issues you unfortunately experienced during your recent stay with us, and we hope you would accept our sincerest apologies. We truly appreciate your overview since this allows us to know our highs and lows in order to improve our service levels. I understand that in this...

Woodstock, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent:Accommodations- clean prompt room service/Staff- very courteous though some difficulty with language (English) Food- outstanding Beverages- excellent including name brand liquor/ beer as requested/Wifi- best service I ever experienced at a resort/weather- very consistent of hot sunny weather Disappointing: Beach -not usable, very rough/ grainy sand/shells. Though the high/ low tide is interesting daily, when low tide very unappealing beach...

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Patricia L, Guest Relations Manager at The Westin Playa Bonita Panama, responded to this review

Dear suesab14, I am very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay at all with us. We are always looking to improve and we are able to do so with feedback like yours. We are always trying to make our guests feel at home and I am sorry that we were not able to do this for...

Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

All inclusive Pkg had good food and drinks! Just stay clear of the burgers. Excellent pools, beach is ok to walk, but too shallow here for water sports. Most activities are around the pool experience. Rooms clean, comfortable.

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Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a lifetime platinum Starwood member. I've been to a lot of hotels for both business and pleasure. This one was set up as both. They had a busy convention center that handled several events while we were there but never did we feel that our presence was a hinderance. I was u graded to a great rejuvenate suite with...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The personification of the destination: Where natural serenity meets industrial glamour - Westin Playa Bonita Panama is strategically located alongside the Pacific Ocean, on a mile long stretch of golden sand on Playa Bonita Beach, surrounded by lush tropical rainforests, and a quick 20-minute drive from the metropolitan capital of Panama City. Nestled alongside the stunning Pacific Ocean, The Westin Playa Bonita is near celebrated sites like the Panama Canal's Miraflores Locks and just a 20-minute drive from Panama City, the exhilarating capital of the Republic of Panama ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Westin Playa Bonita Panama

Address: Road to Veracruz Km 6, Panama City, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: $158 - $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Westin Playa Bonita Panama 5*
Number of rooms: 611
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Also Known As:
The Westin Playa Bonita Panama Hotel Panama City
The Westin Playa Bonita Panama Panama City
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#5 Spa Hotel in Panama City
#8 Luxury Hotel in Panama City
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“Get an ocean view room. You see all the ships lining up to enter the Panama Canal. My group had rooms on the 11th, 12th and 13th floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Alantilden, yesterday | Read review
“One side of the hotel has an ocean view an the other has a view of the employee parking lot and Air conditioner.”
 of 5 bubbles btmv2, 2 days ago | Read review
“Ocean side for sure”
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“ocean view room allows you to see ships entering canal”
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“Beautiful views for ocean view rooms”
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