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Hotel Riu Plaza Panama

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Hertford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here 4 days in the second week of April 2017. This is a large, high quality hotel with everything you would expect in such an establishment (nice pool, fridge in the room, coffee-making facilities, good gym etc). We stayed on the 30th floor with expansive views over the new part of Panama, with the skyline dominated by the...

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Camp Hill
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the first few days on our vacation at this hotel last month. Our room was very nice with a great city view.The included breakfast buffet is impressive offering a good selection of hot and cold foods. This hotel is centrally located in Panama City within easy access of old Panama City and other attraction s provided you hire...

1Thank greg d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was a great value for the price. The location in the financial center was fairly convenient for a two day stay in the city. We were accessible to the Cinta Costera and either a long walk or short uber ride to Casco Viejo. The check in staff was very accommodating when we needed to change our reservation to...

Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel itself was not bad at all. The guest rooms were clean and spacious. Comfortable bed, well laid out for work space. Breakfast buffet and dinner buffet was good, nice selection of food. For cons, the television did not work in any of the rooms that my group had booked. The business center was not staffed and difficult to...

1Thank Frank M
Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this hotel quite overpriced. The hotel itself is okay. The rooms were clean enough. The entire hotel and rooms smelled absolutely awful, very very musty. Customer service is lacking. Pool is nice. Location is good. Close to plenty of restaurants. Would recommend looking at different hotels for better value.

1Thank Nataliethomthom
RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Plaza Panama, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for choosing our hotel and for taking the time to share your experience with us. We appreciate your positive comments about our housekeeping staff and the location of our hotel. On the other hand, we regret to read you were not satisfied with the service. At RIU we take pride in our customer service as this...

Koblenz, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for one night. Did not have the Chance to eat breakfast. There was a salsa party on the Riu Terrace, we Could Hear the loud music in our room, was Kind of annoying. Room was clean and beds were good. Got a cheap price so it was okay.

Thank kire123
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Cons Slow service at pool bar area sometimes - particularly when settling the bill; Expensive on site cafe; Pros Good location; Large bright rooms - ask for upper floor for spectacular views; Big comfortable beds; Free daily water; Friendly helpful service staff; Excellent breakfast choice; Pool area lovely & offers relaxing sanctuary from busy metropolis; Adequate gym; Not many brits!

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Gatineau, Canada
Reviewed 13 March 2017

My husband and I stayed at the Riu Plaza for 4 days in February, Our room was beautiful and with a nice view of the city . The breakfast buffet is great ! Lots of selections. The location is very central and in a beautiful area. Beautiful pool ! We used Uber for transportation . The cost of uber is...

1Thank YessicaHon
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Well located in the business district. Good restaurants and nice clean rooms. Good staff. Nice pool and facilities. Close to banks and shops. Beautiful views of the bay of Panama on the higher floors. Good and safe place to stay in Panama. Not cheap, but worth it.

1Thank Jfelix1958
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We stayed in the RIU Plaza in February and right from the word go the service was great. We contacted the hotel before we travelled for advice on an airport transfer and hire car service. The prices were quoted and we approved them via email. When we arrived at the airport the transfer was waiting exactly as they had described,...

1Thank Richard J

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities

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: €106 - €154 (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
#14 Luxury Hotel in Panama City
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“Great views from high up.”
daviddavies99, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with a City View”
YessicaHon, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There are not connected connected rooms in the hotel”
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Q8228RVvalentinar, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We were on the 28th floor and the view was great. You could see to the bay. No problem with noise.”
ChrisB652, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I would guess that the higher you go the better the views are.”
286chazc, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
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