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Gran Hotel Nacional

Avenida Central | P.O. Box 378, David, Panama
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Cataumet, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Lise C
Winnipeg
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Jae E
Hamilton, Canada
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34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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toronto
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank iwannabeer
Panama City, Panama
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

You get what you pay for. If you are a tourist you won't be spending your day at the hotel, but when you get back, the bed is very comfortable. And the breakfast it's included and it's good. And the attention was fabulous. The staff make you feel welcome and they are very attentive.

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Bocas Town, Panama
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Internet in the lobby,food at the Barbque was not good, tv's blaring destroying any hope of a relaxing evening meal.Suggest eating somewhere else. We felt the administration very indifferent to the fact there was no internet in our room both nights we stayed here, even though it is advertised that they have free internet.We felt it was a poor value... More 

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Veracruz, Mexico
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73 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

I got to this hotel by chance and found it was comfortable, clean and employees helpful. They offer free WiFi in the rooms and there was the only problem that I found, in my room the signal was poor at best and in the lobby it was ok but speed was slow. It is between the best places to stay... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Stayed here again, third time in last 16 months. It's the same ol' place. Rooms are spacious, clean, functional except for terribly slow wi fi, and lacking in-room lighting (some of us like to read at night). The pool and patio dining/bar are still attractive and clean. The lobby restaurant, however, present room for improvement in menu selections and food... More 

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Thank theeggman2014
Vienna, Virginia
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

We (parents and our 11-year-old son) stayed at the Gran Hotel Nacional on our last night in Panama. We chose it because of its intown location and proximity to the David airport for our morning flight out the next day. They even have a convenient and free airport shuttle (<10 minutes), which was a nice bonus. We really enjoyed the... More 

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