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Avenida Central & Calle 8 Plaza Herrera Casco Antiguo, Panama City 0857 Panama
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#18 of 133 in Panama City
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4.8
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4.7
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4.5
Value
4.1

Looking for a place to stay in Panama City? Then look no further than American Trade Hotel, a luxury hotel that brings the best of Panama City to your doorstep.

Rooms at American Trade Hotel provide a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a minibar, and guests can stay connected with free wifi.

In addition, while staying at American Trade Hotel guests have access to a 24 hour front desk, room service, and a concierge. You can also enjoy a rooftop pool and an on-site restaurant. Need a place to park? Secured parking is available at American Trade Hotel.

For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Panama City, American Trade Hotel is located a short distance from Iglesia de la Merced (0.0 mi) and Cathedral at Old Panama (0.1 mi).

While you’re here, be sure to check out some of the Asian restaurants, including Makoto Panama, Chin Chin, and Miss Cho, all of which are a short distance from American Trade Hotel.

If you’re looking for things to do, you can check out Casco Viejo (0.1 mi), Cinta Costera (0.9 mi), or Avenida Balboa (1.2 mi), which are popular attractions amongst tourists, and they are all within walking distance.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at American Trade Hotel as you experience everything Panama City has to offer.

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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Nightclub / DJ
Airport transportation
Conference facilities
Secured parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Rooftop pool
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Special diet menus
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
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Private balcony
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Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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ALXF wrote a review May 24
Paris, France33 contributions26 helpful votes
Despite a difficult arrival over the easter procession the staff was genuinely nice and advised on good restaurants around and things to see around the hotel. The room was large enough and the bathroom equipment very decent. The AC is somewhat noisy, but ok. The breakfast is served from 7am in the main lobby which is very well decorated, but staff is quite slow to serve early morning. Location-wise it is a perfect compromise in the old town and the bedding was very comfortable to sleep in. Thank you
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Stephen P wrote a review May 22
Oakland, California55 contributions8 helpful votes
The hotel has a great location. Truly great. The rooms can be good sized but the lower floor rooms have issues with hot water. Our first room had only tepid water for a shower. We asked and got another room. The hotel is old which has its charm but a l so some issues. But location is a 5 plus.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Marsha C wrote a review May 18
San Francisco, California5 contributions1 helpful vote
We had two different hotel stays here with lovely, comfortable rooms on top floors, with water views. Great to walk the streets of UNESCO Casco Viejo and experience the stores, restaurants, ambience, Canal Museum, restored Cathedral and new Mola museum. The American Trade hotel restaurant has very nice food choices for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Room Tip: The higher up you go, the better the water views - I like overlooking the plaza. . We had a...
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Petra H wrote a review Apr 2022
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We stayed at the hotel over Easter 2022 and had high expectations after reading the reviews. Unfortunately, this place is overrated. The location is excellent for exploring Casco Viejo and the staff is friendly. The hotel though has no charge, the interior decoration is uninspired and appears indiscriminately, rooms are bare and dated. The whole hotel comes across as if a substantial makeover/renovation is immanent.Our key cards repeatedly seized operating the elevator and room door; the hallways have stairs difficult to maneuver with heavier luggage and no-one available to help.The pool is very small allowing for a dip of no more than one or two guests at a time. The whole rooftop area where the pool is located is uninviting, seems neglected and no food or drink service is being offered. For people sensitive to noise it's important to know that a church is right across with bells ringing often early in the morning. Overall, the hotel is overpriced compared to other accommodations in the area and we would not recommend to stay there.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Alexandra S wrote a review Mar 2022
Houston, Texas4 contributions1 helpful vote
Panama City, specificaly Casco Viejo has plenty of hotels and Airbnbs to stay but the American trade hotel has all in one place, it is so close to everything, right in the middle. Tours departs right in front of the hotel as well. Stuff is eficient and speaks perfect english, it is clean and safe. Definitely a great option to stay.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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CatalinaW wrote a review Mar 2022
Palo Alto, California101 contributions145 helpful votes
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Very good stay in this exceptional boutique hotel over six nights in February and March. Tried a variety of rooms: super deluxe, garden suite, corner room, panorama. All but panorama had small but welcome balcony overlooking beautiful Plaza Herrera in the Casco Viejo. This part of the old town features well kept/restored 17th and 18th century buildings, several historic churches, parts of the old city wall and a plethora of restaurants, shops, several museums and music venues. Perfect base for exploring the city of Panama. Safety is assured, discreet police presence. My stay here was satisfying in many respects. Staff is professional yet sweet, kind, and on top of everything. The concierge is at the reception desk. We booked terrific tours through them. Responsive and knowledgeable. Some services have been curtailed due to covid. Coffee bar is closed, Jazz bar also but the main restaurant serves good coffee and is open for all meals until 9pm. The bar is open but sometimes you have to hunt up the barkeep at the reception desk or restaurant. Room service is available but you have to get a restaurant menu (not supplied in room, probably covid precaution), same fare. The cornmeal empanadas and yuca frita (fried yuca) highly recommended. Breakfast (included) features great fruit and coffee, so-so eggs with potatoes and bacon. Also granola, yogurt, juice. The ethos and decor here are fetching, attractive, relaxing, and convey the sense of a different place and time. There is a delicious library upstairs, be sure to check it out. Good place to play cards or board games. Climate control throughout the hotel is good, and that is welcome in the tropics. Bathrooms are super clean, large and well equipped, fabulous shower pressure. Nice toiletries. Towels could use a thickness upgrade. Rooms are spacious and uncluttered, lovely. Nespresso-type pod coffee maker, plenty of bottled water. There is a small fridge but not stocked due to covid. I urge travelers to eschew the big-brand hotels in favor of this atmospheric gem.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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alexiatc wrote a review Feb 2022
Paris, France14 contributions14 helpful votes
We finished our holidays at the American Trade Hotel and that was the worse ending… Service is terrible, breakfast is completely insufficient, and at the checkout they tried to charge us 900$ instead of 280$! Thankfully we realized but the we really hope they cancelled the transfer as promised… I’ve never seen such an experience for such a price.
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Michael P wrote a review Jan 2022
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We stayed at the ATH for a wedding. The hotel was awesome. And the staff were exceptional, especially Jonathan Morales. We took a redeye from Los Angeles and landed early in the morning. Jonathan made sure our rooms were ready so we could check in early. Jonathan also arranged for Covid Tests and helped us with restaurants, directions, etc. The hotel is centrally located in the Old Town, Casco Viejo and is in the perfect spot for all of the restaurants and bars. Rooms were really nice. When I return to Panama, I will definitely stay at the ATH
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Lisa G wrote a review Jan 2022
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We stayed at the hotel before and after our trip to San Blas. The hotel is great. I was especially appreciative of the staff's responsiveness prior to travelling in helping me sort out all kinds of details. Once there, the service was top notch. The rooms are very nicely appointed with balconies. We did not have any problems with noise at all! The pools is small but perfect for an afternoon dip! The hotel is a bit pricey but we felt it was worth it after a long day of international travel and it was a great place to "home base" as we traveled around the country. We would definitely stay there again.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Lorraine B wrote a review Jan 2022
St. Albans, United Kingdom340 contributions162 helpful votes
We stayed here for three nights in a panoramic room with great views across to the high rise city from the old town and across to the boats on the water. You can hear the church bells which wasn’t a problem for us but might be if you want to sleep late. Large room, air con worked fine, clean. Plenty of toiletries. Very limited coffee facilities just capsule coffee and paper cups. Probably because of covid. Plenty of hand sanitisers around and all staff wear masks and or shields. Unlike some of the older American guests who seem to think wearing masks didn’t apply to them. A common occurrence we found on several occasions while every one else respected the laws of the country. We only eat breakfast here. Great yogurt and fruit and then selection of various eggs and potatoes, pancakes, all freshly cooked and served at table. No buffet. Good location to explore the old town on foot.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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$244 - $307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
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Frequently Asked Questions about American Trade Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to American Trade Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Casco Viejo (0.1 miles), Dress Like Panama (0.2 miles), and Iglesia de la Merced (0.03 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at American Trade Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at American Trade Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at American Trade Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at American Trade Hotel?
Yes, paid private parking on-site and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to American Trade Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Santa Rita Casco Viejo, Pedro Mandinga Rum, and Super Gourmet.
Are there opportunities to exercise at American Trade Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Does American Trade Hotel have airport transportation?
Yes, American Trade Hotel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at American Trade Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does American Trade Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at American Trade Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.