The location is both good and terrible: great to be away from Cuidad Central (Panama City Central) and close to Lake Gatun and the Locks, but a pain to go to restaurants or other touristy things in the City. The drive to/from the City took 2 hours one night due to a stalled truck in the 2-lane portion and traffic... at other times, it only took 25-45 minutes.
The property is nice, rooms are spacious and look nice, though not very clean. Bathrooms are quite nice. There is a small nature trail in the back with a limited butterfly enclosure, which is good for killing 15 minutes or so. Did not try the golf or driving range. The restaurant and included breakfast was pretty good and hotel typical, though a bit limited in choice.
We got a good rate through Expedia (cheaper than Radisson.com). Available wi-fi and computers worked well.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Radisson Summit Hotel & Golf Panama is surrounded by 160 acres of lush rainforest around the Panama Canal, and is approximately 30 minutes from downtown Panama City. Lodging at our Hotel is a quiet alternative to downtown accommodations, while still providing free shuttle service to top attractions like the Miraflores Locks and the Albrook Shopping Center, both just a short drive from our hotel’s address in the Panama City area. While visiting our Panama hotel, you’ll also have access to exceptional on-site amenities, including our professional 18-hole golf course, full American breakfast, airport transportation, free wireless Internet access, two outdoor pools and a nature trail with a butterfly exhibit. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Radisson Summit Hotel And Golf Panama/Panama City