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Gran Hotel Nacional

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Reviewed 6 June 2013 via mobile

Nice hotel in a classical style. The room was large and comfortable. Wi-fi did not work in the room so I and to go outside or into the lobby. I can't say enough about the lobby/reception staff. They all were awful and not the least bit concerned about the customer. I had an issue with the TV in my room...

1Thank TravelingMan804
Salmon Arm, Canada
Reviewed 27 March 2013

We actually quite liked this hotel but I have to give them a bad review because we were charged twice for a one-night stay. We didn't realize it until we got home and when I tried to contact the hotel we could not get anyone to even return an email. Luckily we booked through booking.com so they were able to...

3Thank peggy56
Reviewed 24 March 2013

I called to book a room for 4 so the receptionist promised a suite for $110 per night. When we arrived we were given a small room with 2 beds. Not only this, but the greatest mistake was the price given , after been told the room was $110 they charged $175 at checkout. After complaining to the receptionist, he...

2Thank Krlos0800
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2013

Very nice hotel in central David. Has restaurants, pool, casino and on site parking. Friendly staff and nice room with TV, safe, fridge etc. Excellent buffet breakfast included. Price is quite reasonable too. No complaints here.

Thank pablo808
Ridgeland, Mississippi
Reviewed 27 February 2013

Nice old hotel. Centrally located. Close to a casino and LOTS of restaurants. Great place to go and see the city. The pool is very nice and staff is friendly. The price has gone up a bit recently but you get a nice hotel. The food is excellent.

Thank Allen T
Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 26 February 2013

Never wrote a bad review before, but this one was needed. We were charged for a reseration we did not make. When we went to the hotel to explain the issue, we were treated very nicely by the staff, but they could not make the decision to credit our card for their mistake, it had to handled by someone further...

1Thank juno80503
Fossil, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 23 February 2013

Beautiful hotel with kind staffs and a wonderful restaurant serving good seafoods and Italian/American food. Price was very reasonalble. Free buffet breakfast was different everyday and delicious and they have a very clean swimming pool. David was a good location to go see other towns like Boquete or Beaches.. etc.. Shopping in David was great, too!

Thank Hyon F
Reviewed 21 February 2013

That’s the oasis away from hot busy David. We just were changing busses on our way to the coast, so it was the ideal place for a rest. Big friendly room with big comfy bed, aircon, nice bathroom, very clean. Refreshing swimming pool in the flower garden and a nice dinner at the barbecue restaurant. Relaxing! Computer use, Wifi, big...

Thank MK1Barry
Reviewed 6 February 2013

I was there for 4 nights few weeks ago. At first impresion I thought that will be a nice hotel ... well ... Front desk is not bad at all but you have to walk a lot to get elevator... once you get the room "340" with pool view . . . it was really hot ... I turned A/C...

1Thank Juan_Alejandro
Uvita, Costa Rica
Reviewed 27 January 2013

From check in to check out everything was very pleasing. My room was small but clean and nicely appointed with great A/C, TV and WiFi. It was on a noisy side but it did not bother me. The hotel is a non-smoking property which I liked. It is centrally located so access to the myriad of shops and vendors is...

1Thank jrgould45

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Nacional is located in the heart of David´s banking and commercial Center, Capital of Chiriqui Province completely remodeled. Its surroundings are great to spend a good vacation with your family, also to plan the business meetings, weddings, seminars, etc.Our comfortable rooms, Jr. Suites, Pool–Side, Master Suites, are mostly furnished with two double beds, and some are equipped with king or queen sizes.There are 3 restaurants on property: the Coffee Shop serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, and the daily exquisite lunch-buffet, the Italian–Pizza Restaurant offers “A la carte” all day from lunch to dinner, furthermore the Gazebo, located in the small Tropical Garden, the room transforms every night to a Barbecue Restaurant with a salad-bar.For your evening activities the hotel offers “Multicinema” with 6 theater, plus Las Vegas style Casino open 24 hours.Gran Hotel Nacional, “More than a Tradition, a Chiriqui Heritage”. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gran Hotel Nacional

Address: Avenida Central | P.O. Box 378, David 0426, Panama
Region: Panama > Chiriqui Province > David
Price Range: RM422 - RM537 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gran Hotel Nacional 3*
Number of rooms: 119
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Gran Hotel David
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Papito1, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“internet is best closest to the main lobby”
louisd789, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Love the rooms with decks by the bar for an extended stay.”
925barbaraa, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The biggest rooms have 2 beds. We always opt for the king bed which is still a really ample room.”
247lisec, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“"Inside" rooms, facing or looking down on pool and patio, are quieter than those facing a street.”
theeggman2014, 16 Sep 2015 | Read review
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