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Hotel Costa Inn

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Overview
Av. Peru 39 Este, Panama City 0816 Panama See on map
Name/address in local language
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
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jfhc
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Reviewed 30 May 2018via mobile
Quiet peacefull place, the workers there are nice , they give good gentle service, the hotel is on reparations but is fine. The restorant provides a good breakfast, meals are good here, specially paellas, is a good point for discovering the city.
1 Thank jfhc
Barbara E
Athens, Greece
4110
Reviewed 2 Mar. 2018
I stay at the Hotel Costa Inn because it is reasonably priced and has everything I need: a twenty-four hour restaurant and bar when I arrive on a late evening flight, good internet service, hot water in the shower. The air conditioning is effective, though a bit loud. The swimming pool is nice enough for lounging, not big enough to swim more than a few strokes. The included breakfast is basic and filling. The free shuttle to Albrook Mall is helpful if you don't want to figure out the subway system, although the nearest subway station is only two blocks from the hotel.
1 Thank Barbara E
Taylor N
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Reviewed 17 Oct. 2017
Wife and I stayed for a long weekend at Costa Inn. If you plan to stay here, I would say lower your expectations:

- Hair in food (breakfast and dinner)
- Hair in "clean" bed sheets
- Soiled pillow cases
- Exposed wiring @ head of bed
- Shower head missing
- Condom wrapper in swimming pool

We checked in and went to our room. Within 5 minutes we requested a room change as ours was dirty, smelled like smoke, and the door bathroom knob was falling off. The new room, while free of smoke smell, had exposed wires that were by our heads, only one outlet in the room worked (behind the TV mounted to the wall), hair on the sheets / comforter, and dirty towels in it.

The breakfast buffet was unpalatable - we had hair in nearly every type of food we chose. I guess hair loss is is a real thing in Panama. Coffee was, well, crappy hotel coffee.

I was SUPER stoked on the roof top pool, until I found a condom wrapper in it. Lost my thirst to get in the pool. Maybe it's why the pool had a murky appearance?

By in large, it seemed like the staff didn't have the time of day for us (aside from the gal who checked us in), or any of the other patrons. When they were helping us, they were short and unapologetic.

Oh, and even though we couldn't find it required anywhere, you need a reservation for the return shuttle to the airport. Or plan on spending $20 on an Uber.

But, $2.25 Balboas at the bar - I guess there is one thing about the place that was redeeming!
2 Thank Taylor N
svragman
Phoenix, Arizona
5827
Reviewed 10 Aug. 2017via mobile
We stay at the Costa Inn every year in January and sometimes in May on our way in and out of the country to our sailboat.
They offer a free shuttle from the airport (generally a $25-30 taxi ride) and he return has a nominal fee. The rooms are simple, but clean. The hotel has a 24 hour restaurant for those late night arrivals and offers a free breakfast.
It's a wonderful bargain for a quick stay.
The location is not as convenient for walking, shops and restaurants as some of the other districts.
Thank svragman
Mike T
London, United Kingdom
13660
Reviewed 15 Jul. 2017via mobile
Firstly, ignore any review above two stars - they've got to be fake or staying in some secret wing of the hotel which I never saw.

This is a dated, dirty basic 1 1/2 star hotel, albeit at a reasonable price of $40 per night if you book online.

The rooms are small, dated, smelly and dingy. Uncomfortable beds, with wafer thin sheets covering ancient mattresses. Terrible ceiling lighting and wall lights not working so it feels like a dungeon.

Breakfast is reasonable with good pancakes.

The rooftop pool is dated and during the rainy season was dirty.

The location is poor, a run down neighbourhood, not near anything and even as two 35 year old guys we didn't feel safe.

Avoid unless on a backpackers budget.
Thank Mike T
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Description
Ideal for mid executives and touristic customers, close to the entrances for the 2 highways, in a hospital and a touristic area, close to the shops and the bank area. 90 Rooms, TV sat, free WIFI, phone, AC, More pool, free parking, free buffet breakfast, free airport pick up shuttle service available... Only at the exit of costums you have to go with the people of Viajes Florencia, they have orange shirts and say you have a reservation at the costa inn or please contact hotel with flight information, travel and tours agency in the lobby, restaurant 24hs. Good and well know reputation, referenced in the international guides. Manager 24hs. Free shuttles to Allbrook Mall at 11am, Free shuttles to Tocumen International Airport at special time 5am, 8am, 11am and 2pm Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
90
Price range
USD 41 - USD 57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Costa Panama City
,
Hotel Costa Inn Panama/Panama City
Location
Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
90
Price range
USD 41 - USD 57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Costa Panama City
,
Hotel Costa Inn Panama/Panama City
Location
Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
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Room & Suite (31)
Pool & Beach (16)
Dining (8)
Family and Play Areas (11)
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Room Tips
"Chose a room at a different hotel"
taylorn704
17 Oct. 2017
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"none , ours was dark and very very small"
Bibi913
14 Jun. 2016
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"Ask for a corner room, slightly bigger."
Bartender-in-quito
24 Jul. 2015
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"Try a higher floor. Also, be aware that many rooms have a gap between the door and the frame, making prone..."
DrJustino
19 Apr. 2015
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