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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Very comfortable rooms with a very nice staff. The internet is free and works. The rooms are large, well air conditioned and comfortable. Bathrooms are up to date, well maintained and clean. The hotel is well situated and convenient for visit to David or if you need a place while connecting to either an early flight or late arrival.

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Hector, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

My favorite Hotel in David. We always stop on the way to our property in Calvario. I love a room by the pool. This trip we ate in the outside restaurant but I was still able to get my Italian fix from the venue inside. I love the complimentary Abuelo Rum welcome drink and the buffet breakfast. We are back... More 

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Hardinxveld-Giessendam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

We really enjoyed our stay in the Gran Hotel Nacional! The staff welcomed us very friendly, some of the staff did speak English so that's great! The hotel is very beautiful like the room, it was great! The bed was so comfortable, bathroom is good and everything was very clean. The hotel has a lovely swimming pool with a bar,... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

We were looking for something reasonably priced. We are a pair of backpackers from Canada that just happened to be in the country of Panama during Festival. We googled hostels for months and months before but no availability. We thought we would "wing it" and hope there were some cancellations. Well,.....there weren't any lol! We googled Gran Nacional and loved... More 

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David, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

We have stayed at the Gran Nacional on three different trips to David and we have always had wonderful service from all staff. The front desk clerks are especially helpful with obtaining transportation and because we speak very little Spanish, they often translate out destination to taxi drivers. The food is always wonderful and you never leave the Gran Nacional... More 

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Cataumet, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

We stayed one night at the beginning of our trip to Panama and one night at the end of our trip, as it was fairly close to the airport. The rooms were very clean and comfortable. Loved the pool area and we had it to ourselves! Restaurant on location, and also a few places to eat within walking distance. Breakfast... More 

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Nueva Gorgona, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

I love this property because it is so comfortable and spacious with a lovely quiet grounds area where we enjoy our evenings under the tree by the swimming pool. Food and service are always very good, the price is right. What's not to love? And the coffee bar in the morning ( always included) with the lovely buffet is a... More 

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Winnipeg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

We traveled to David with friends and checked into this hotel hoping for the best. We weren't disappointed. This lovely old hotel is located in the central business district of David. Streets are narrow and lots of cars and people. Hotel check-in staff were very helpful dealing with 4 non-Spanish speaking guests. Rooms were spotless and beds very comfy. Dining... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

I stayed there with my sisters for a couple of nights. First of all the fact that the rooms were so cool as opposed to the barbaric heat outside was amazing. The rooms were super clean (2 queen beds). We decided to go to the casino across the street and it was ok, as most people were not up. Front... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Decent hotel...a little dated. Room was comfortable enough. Gym is almost useless. Pool decent and deep. Had the BBQ at the restaurant - very tasty. Casino (which is across the street) was fun. Free breakfast is a full buffet and good food, specially before a long drive

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Nacional is located in the heart of David´s banking and commercial Center, Capital of Chiriqui Province completely remodeled. Its surroundings are great to spend a good vacation with your family, also to plan the business meetings, weddings, seminars, etc.Our comfortable rooms, Jr. Suites, Pool–Side, Master Suites, are mostly furnished with two double beds, and some are equipped with king or queen sizes.There are 3 restaurants on property: the Coffee Shop serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, and the daily exquisite lunch-buffet, the Italian–Pizza Restaurant offers “A la carte” all day from lunch to dinner, furthermore the Gazebo, located in the small Tropical Garden, the room transforms every night to a Barbecue Restaurant with a salad-bar.For your evening activities the hotel offers “Multicinema” with 6 theater, plus Las Vegas style Casino open 24 hours.Gran Hotel Nacional, “More than a Tradition, a Chiriqui Heritage”. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gran Hotel Nacional

Address: Avenida Central | P.O. Box 378, David, Panama
Location: Panama > Chiriqui Province > David
Price Range: $75 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gran Hotel Nacional 3*
Number of rooms: 119
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Also Known As:
Gran Hotel David
Gran Hotel Nacional Panama/David
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