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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We stayed at this hotel in April 2013 and found it very pleasant and had to return this year on our visit to Panama. The hotel is located in a good location to walk to many locations, using Balboa Avenue, supermarket close by and their free shuttle buses to the mall and from the airport. This year a modest $2... More 

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Margate, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

There is a lot to like here, its right at the centre of Panama, easy to get a taxi/bus and the food at the hotel itself was ok, the room was cleaned every day , the air con worked well for the two weeks we spent there, a nearby riba smith supermarket and a small park close for sitting in... More 

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Cebu Island, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We stayed at La Cresta for 7 nights and it was great!! The included breakfast was much better than expected. Our room was on the top floor facing the street. It was a little noisy but the view was terrific. Teano was very helpful and gave us a really good deal. We appreciated the free shuttles to and from the... More 

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Noord, null, Aruba
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Never in my life have I stayed in such a mess of a hotel. Driving from the Tocumen airport to La Cresta was already a sceptical trip, especially since we passed by all the nice hotels by the water and stopped straight into the ghetto. But we tried to look past that. So after having checked in, they guided us... More 

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new york city
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We spent 7 nights and enjoyed every minute. The Owner.Mgr. was very helpful in what to do and see. The breakfasts were good. We did eat in the restaurant one evening and were pleased. It is located in the city with transport to and from airport. A guided tour bus ride to Old Town. Well worth the stay and will... More 

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Imperial Beach
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Let me start this review by saying that my wife and I are NOT picky people. In other words, we don't have a ton of money, attended public schools and universities and travel on a budget. We've also spent the last decade traveling around Latin America quite a bit. Now that we have two small children, our standards are slightly... More 

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Atlanta
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

I don't know what to say about this hotel other than I was in shock. Reading some of the reviews I began to believe I was staying at a different hotel. The hotel website states "The Cresta Inn is a hotel of new building construction, strategically located in an exclusive section of La Cresta on the Via España road to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

I was only here for 2 nights but I was impressed with all the extras floor the room price. Room was large, clean and neat and was comfortable. Breakfast was included in the room price and transport to the airport was also included. The staff was friendly and helpful. The hotel is central and there is easy access to most... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

During our past visits to Panama we had stayed in other higher priced hotels, however, for our short 5 day stay this year the Cresta Inn fit our needs perfectly, the price was reasonable, room median size with queen bed, couch, safety box, cupboard space, Wi-Fi, TV and a very usable bathroom. The room decor was older but kept very... More 

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Las Lajas, Panama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Well located budget hotel on the Via Espania.Friendly staff some speak English.Airport pickup and drop off at schedule times.Large ok a/c rooms with large bathrooms and shower.Reasonable restaurant. Buffet breakfast included in $60-70 price.Breakfast room quite small and chaotic, needs to improve the management of the breakfast service, otherwise ok.Small pool which is very welcoming after a long hot day.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about La Cresta Inn

Address: Via Espana, Panama City, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: $50 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — La Cresta Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
La Cresta Hotel Panama City
La Cresta Inn Panama/Panama City
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#23 Spa Hotel in Panama City
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