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Hotel Riu Plaza Panama

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 March 2014

Stayed at this hotel for a week with my son and his wife and their 9 month old baby. We each had a suite (lounge, separate bedroom, large bathroom with an enormous separate shower, guest toilet,) which was very comfortable and clean. Our rooms were on a high floor so we had an amazing view. There was a problem with... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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Reviewed 5 March 2014

Not enough can be said about this hotel. The breakfast that's inlcuded in the room price is next level. The staff is friendly and courteous. The rooms are spacious, the bathoom is roomy with an awesome shower. The lunch menu is reasonably priced. The drinks a little expensive though but are tasty. A few things I would change is there... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2014

We stayed here for the second part of our two week holiday in Panama. The first week we had stayed in Casco Antiguo but this hotel and area were completely different. We stayed in a suite and it was absolutely huge! On the first night we were brought a welcoming gift of fruit and biscuits. We regularly had a phone... More 

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Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 25 February 2014

This hotel is newer, modern, and well located in downtown Panama City. Although I didn't venture out much, the area seems pretty safe, although if you are looking for a beach vacation this might not be the place for you. I was upgraded to a suite by surprise which really set the tone for my trip. They also brought me... More 

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Chilliwack, Canada
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Reviewed 23 February 2014

This is a really nice hotel. The drawbacks are in their approach to service. The front desk makes commitments they don't keep, and there are some odd deficiencies in other services. For example, while I was at the gym, my room was made up. I came back and was about to get in the shower, but at the last moment... More 

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Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 19 February 2014

we stayed 5 days at this hotel in the financial district of Panama City. Everything about this hotel is excellent. The breakfast which was included was the best I've experienced, A huge selection, great presentation and all very tasty. The room is very clean and the staff do an excellent job very day. A good selection of TV Channels in... More 

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Oakland, California
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Reviewed 18 February 2014

To start with the positive, the customer service at the check-in desk was fantastic. We were welcomed in a very courteous and friendly manner. Also, the complimentary breakfast is excellent value - extensive selection of items in the buffet. The downside of this hotel is that they try to get your money other ways once you're staying there. Yes, the... More 

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Ventnor City, New Jersey
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Reviewed 18 February 2014

This was our first visit to Panama. We stayed at this hotel based on other reviews, and we are glad we did. The hotel is new and modern with a very nice pool. We had a room on a high floor with a great view of the city. The front staff and restaurant staff were all very friendly, attentive and... More 

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southern california
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Reviewed 17 February 2014

Me and my companion stayed 4 nights and considering my past experience with Riu properties, I was not disappointed. A Spanish chain the does things a bit classier than your average American brand. The rooms are spacious, comfortable and nicely decorated. The breakfast is fabulous and is included. It is big, over 600 rooms in 30 stories. One drawback was... More 

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Rancho Santa Fe, California
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Reviewed 13 February 2014 via mobile

The Hotel Riu Panama is one of a Latin America chain previously unknown to me. Compared to the many Hiltons, Sheratons, and Hyatts I have stayed in, this hotel surpasses them in all metrics. It is very large, thirty stories, with a huge elegant lobby. Our room and fully tiled bath were large with a comfortable sitting area and writing... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about Hotel Riu Plaza Panama

Address: Calle 50 con 53 este | Urb. Marbella, Panama City, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: RM445 - RM725 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Plaza Panama 4*
Number of rooms: 644
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Also Known As:
Hotel Riu Plaza Panama Panama City
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Panama City
#8 Family Hotel in Panama City
#11 Spa Hotel in Panama City
#15 Luxury Hotel in Panama City
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“we stayed on the 27th floor and the view was spectacular”
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“Back rooms have view to pool and the city”
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