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Panama Hotel

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was as we had hoped it would be: historic, funky, conveniently located, and with a great owner in Jan Johnson and Ralph took great care of us and anything we needed. Those who whine about the stairs (which are steep, but hey, get in shape!) or the rooms or facilities should go just stay in a Super 8...

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Ames, Iowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a garbage. Bad smell, very weak internet connection, shared toilet and bathroom. After visiting, we did not stay even for a night! We paid 127 and cancelled our reservation. Never reserve it!!! It's a garbage....

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Hilo, Hawaii
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've visited this hotel a number of times and have previously reviewed it. I was truly fortunate to have had a personal tour of the hotel's basement, location of the "furo bath house" and where the belongings of interned WW II AJAs are still kept. I was surprised to learn that this hotel was listed as one of the most...

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Galloway, New Jersey
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

The beds were comfortable! But other than that it was kind of bad. We had to rig the window to stay open, we had to rig our phone chargers to charge in the 1 and only outlet in the room and there was no tv or anything. The bathrooms were across the hall and very small. It is definitely a...

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1Thank McKinnon E
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Not super fancy, but great for a guy wanting to go to ball games and the market. I could walk everywhere. You can't find a better price for the location. Not a tea drinker but thought the tea was good.

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3Thank Andrew C
Gold Beach, Oregon
Reviewed February 1, 2017

I was a bit surprised by a couple of things, the massive stairways upon entering the building and the bathroom across the hall. Clearly I hadn't read the description of the property very well as the restroom situation surprised me. However the historic value of the building very much outweighed that. When I checked in the owner Jan was there...

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4Thank katautfest
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed December 23, 2016

Shared toilets are really unpleasant and I recall not even having a lock! Room was relatively clean but common areas not so much and it does smell leather all over the place due to their `"historic" floors. No soundproof at all! I could hear everything, neighbours.. and outside as if you were there with window closed! Except for one relatively...

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4Thank syl262016
Marlton, NJ
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

So I have to admit.. I booked this trip for work and didn't read all the details like the shared bathroom and shower, but knew that I was getting to stay downtown Seattle for peanuts. All in all, excellent place. The history alone is worth the trip. From checkin, which I got in late due to a wonderful delayed flight,...

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3Thank skyworksvideo
Savanna, Illinois
Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel as it showed very close to the train station, only 4 blocks uphill the whole way. We arrived at the front door and opened it and were greeted by a long staircase to get to check in. The man who checked us in was very friendly but I find it very strange that they were unable...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Access was difficult with many stairs and doors across stairs before getting to reception area. Checking in was confusing with young staff trying to deal with more than one client at a time. The room and facilities were very basic with shared amenities that often had dirty bath tub and no toilet paper. The bed was original from japan and...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge

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: $124 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Panama Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 101
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“First floor had awesome WiFi”
natalieandmonkey, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“Clean, Quiet, & Great Hospitality”
  • My 3rd floor
  • One of the many rooms to stay in!
  • My stuff out
  • Love the door handle
  • My room sink
  • 3rd floor walking towards out the door
  • Sink in bath, they're for new ones, I've seen them
  • Light switch & Door Bell Serves
TroyH65, Sep 17, 2016 | Read review
“In the summer, room facing S. Main is best as gets no direct sun.”
Bourgogne15, Aug 23, 2016 | Read review
“No A/C so get a room that you can open the window.”
Wikster1, Jul 14, 2016 | Read review
“Room 128 was great”
bobmI5983WK, Jun 26, 2016 | Read review
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