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Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For those folks who read about the Panama Hotel before they book a room, there should be no surprises. The hotel is very old and the owner has kept it in pretty much the same condition as when it was built as far as furnishings go, I'm guessing for the historical value. Everything is old/antique-y, but the bed in my... More 

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is probably one of the creepiest hotels we've even been to. The place was dark, had no elevator, had no air conditioning, had no bathroom in the bedrooms and had half bake prolong wandering in the halls. My mom was so freaked or she had to take a sleeping pill to go to bed. Save yourself a nightmare, go... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Panama Hotel for the last three days. If it wasnt my last resort I would have moved somewhere else on the first night. The staff was very infriendly. Only one young guy (didnt get his name) went out of his way to help carry bags and make me feel welcome.

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Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From reading between the lines of reviews here I expected pretty bare-bones accommodation. We're used to staying in hostels when we travel and this place was maybe a step up from the usual hostel-type place, with private rooms instead of dorms. No kitchen, no way to store perishable food items in rooms, which would have been convenient for us with... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were looking for a reasonable priced hotel in downtown Seattle and we found it at the Panama Hotel. We were very interested in the history of the hotel and it felt like we were sleeping over at our grandparents with the way the rooms were furnished. The fact that there was no air conditioning and no... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted a reasonably priced hotel close by both Safeco Field and the waterfront and this place fit the bill. My main criteria for a hotel is that it lets me sleep and this place fit the bill. Some really important caveats - it's a historic hotel and did have a good "authentic" feel. Important caveats to keep in mind:... More 

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Helena, Montana
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

When my boyfriend and I booked this hotel, we expected a nice atmosphere and helpful people with a fun stay. Unfortunately, that was not the case. We reserved a stay for three nights but barely made it through one and left. The community bathroom was absolutely disgusting with hair clogging the drain, the bed was horribly uncomfortable and the staff... More 

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Red Deer, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We found the Panama online and I checked out the pictures. Having been in Seattle in the past I had an "idea" where I was going to be staying, but was happy to learn I was incorrect. The location was better, and safer than I expected for a downtown location. The website, though lacking explanation, conveys the "what to expect"... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

If you are traveling in a group of two, better buy 2 separate rooms because the double bed is pretty small for two. Hotel is old, but with this nice old atmosphere. It is clean, toilets and shower are clean as well. Breakfast is usualy included what is a really good deal. Location is close to the downtown and you... More 

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Houston, Texas
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

You'll enjoy your stay at the Panama Hotel a lot more if you go into the experience with appropriate expectations. This is not the Hyatt or even a Motel 6. This is a 1910's hotel geared toward the Japanese working man in America that somehow exists in the 2010's. It has almost none of the modern conveniences you might expect... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about Panama Hotel

Address: 605 1/2 S Main St, Seattle, WA 98104-2717
Location: United States > Washington > Seattle > Downtown , International District
Price Range: $106 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 101
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