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Hotel Riu Plaza Panama

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia 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 1 week ago

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...

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canada
Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Liverpool
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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,...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean and nice hotel. Very large rooms. Food is a bit on the pricier side, 15usd for breakfast buffet is expensive when you only want oatmeal haha not much to do in walking distance, a few fast food type restaurants near by. Uber is cheap though (taxis are like 5x the price of uber) so you can always get...

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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel offers AMAZING breakfast with a great selection of good quality of food. Definitely the best breakfast a hotel could offer (juices, milk, yogurt, cereals, fruits, scrambled eggs, omelets, bacon, sausages, ham, brownies, etc). If you want to have dinner in the hotel, there is a buffet restaurant for 21 usd each person. As the hotel, unlike other riu...

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Snellville
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent our last 2 days in Panama at this hotel. It was a wonderful experience. From check in with Max, who was in training and did a great job to check out, we had no complaints. The bed was comfortable and the room was quite spacious. Sunday brunch is magnificent and breakfast buffet is great. Great restaurants just a...

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Jersey City, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is underrated. The rooms are spacious and very comfortable, and the value is exceptional. There are several options, on the property for eating, including a sort of coffee/snack shop that has a really nice selection of coffee and snacks. The location is very convenient, and the staff is very helpful and accommodating. They also have a very nice...

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

I had a good stay at the hotel. I liked the confort of the room, I slept well in a good bed, the staff is very kind. I tried the room service, in 15 minutes I had my order in my room. The ceviche is excellent! The only think I didn't appreciate is the breakfast restaurant. To much people, it...

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Walker, Michigan
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This is a very nice place with a good pool and great views out the windows. Just sit in the pool and look up at the amazing architecture around. Rooms are large-ish. TV and the internet good. I think you get one bottle of water free. A/C good. The breakfast was the best I've ever had, and I've been to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Minibar
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • 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: $149 - $214 (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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 of 5 bubbles YessicaHon, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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“We were on the 28th floor and the view was great. You could see to the bay. No problem with noise.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisB652, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I would guess that the higher you go the better the views are.”
 of 5 bubbles 286chazc, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I had two rooms in two different dates, rooms 2520 and 2617 and loved both of them.”
 of 5 bubbles Isabelafromrio, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
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