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Pacifica, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It had been a few years since we visited the Panama Hotel Restaurant and since we were celebrating my wife's birthday I thought it would be a good change to go back. We made our reservations through Open Table and I made a note that we would be celebrating a birthday. Upon our on-time arrival we were seated, but there... More 

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Kansas
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is perfect for couples on romantic weekend. Very clean, comfortable and charming. The following factors made it uncomfortable for me while spending a week for business: 1. Parking created constant misery. It's worse than expected. Because my work day ended at the peak dinner hour I had to park 7 blocks away every night. 2. No full length mirror... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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57 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Boutique hotel, very small and charming, with all the amenities you could want, including a fine restaurant with live music. With only 9 rooms or so, the hotel is often booked by a single family for a wedding or a reunion. It reminds me of the swanky old-fashioned bar in Casablanca, with swaying palms and tropical colors. Very special.

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Folsom, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

Love this boutique hotel in San Rafael. It's a beautiful Victorian that has been turned into a hotel and restaurant tucked away in the Gerstle Park neighborhood. It's just blocks away from the restaurants and shops of downtown (4th Street - of American Graffiti fame). Even though I grew up in San Rafael, a one or two night stay is... More 

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Southeast
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58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights in the hotel. Shout out to Ishan, our great server. The hotel has a wonderful gardener & it shows! We stayed in the garden room, had a delicious dinner & breakfast, and look forward to our return. Take the ferry turn Larkspar, and it's a five minute Uber ride to the hotel. Highly recommend.

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SF Bay Area
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Red Nose Day, have fun & make a difference for kids. Jazz night, live entertainment perfect for the setting. Well appointed room. Hidden in a quiet neighborhood. Wonderful dinner, fabulous salmon. Excellent wine selection. Friend efficient staff. Perfect evening.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Mediterranean eggs and bacon, portabella omlettes, huevos rancheros, and eggs florentine - all fresh, hot, delicious, and at reasonable prices (esp. versus San Francisco prices), plus very good offerings of tea and espresso drinks. Excellent food at excellent prices.

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

Charming place. A lot of character. Don't stay in the room over the restaurant if you like quiet. Kitchen staff start up the raucous music at 8:15 AM on Sunday morning when they start setting up for brunch:( Street parking was relatively easy. The continental breakfast was decent.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Wow, what a find this was! Can't wait to go back. Needed to find a spot for an early dinner near the venue for the Marin Symphony. Found this place searching online and we decided to give it a try. Delightful! Now, this was an early dinner on a Tuesday night, so we pretty much had the dining room to... More 

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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Older rooms, each decorated differently. Nice bed in a nice size room with a small separate area with sink, refrig, coffee maker. Bathroom has an old claw foot tub with a nice shower attachment. Very adequate hotel, room on the second floor so need to be able to handle stairs. Continental breakfast included the basic food, nothing more. However, the... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Cuisines: American
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Panama Hotel

Address: 4 Bayview St, San Rafael, CA 94901-4913
Location: United States > California > Marin County > San Rafael
Number of rooms: 14
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