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Bali, Indonesia
Reviewed 21 June 2012

On my visit to this hotel i was very surprised the rooms were better than i expected with great comforters nice pillows and plasma tvs the small restaurant close to the reception is great offering a pleasant breakfast buffet that is included in the price of the room i paid 89 usd for the new wing which had 2 queen...

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Beaumont, Texas
Reviewed 15 June 2012

Our family has stayed here several times when we have traveled to Panama. The rooms are larger and very clean. Each room has a hand carved door which is quite unique. The grounds of the hotel are well maintained. The pool and BBQ area is awesome and our 2 boys always enjoy the pool. The pool is always clean. The...

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Caracas, Venezuela
Reviewed 14 June 2012

I stayed there for a week on my way to Bocas del Toro with my family. They really have a good service, very clean and big rooms, excellent food. It´s near everything in town. I enjoyed the casino and the BBQ restaurant very very much. Love it.

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Bocas del Toro, Panama
Reviewed 28 May 2012

We recently stayed at Gran Hotel Nacional again during a medical emergency while traveling through the country, and while the hotel does lack a certain finesse that one would expect from a hotel in Panama in this price range, the staff was very accommodating and pool was always a relaxing respite and well maintained. The hotel has a few good...

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pembroke, ma
Reviewed 24 April 2012

I stayed there for a week, for the money i paid... the manager of the hotel treated us like we were homeless foreigner, embarrassed us and treated us like criminals. even called the police on us, imagine having the police involved in another country you don't know. We been staying there for a week, needed to go to Panama city...

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 1 March 2012

This is by far the best hotel in David and without question the best value in this price range. We stayed at three hotels in David in the last few months and while this one is about $12.00 a day more than the others, it included breakfast for two people. Based on the type of breakfast they provide, this makes...

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Leuven, Belgium
Reviewed 4 February 2012

On our trip back from Bocas del Toro to Panama City, we had to stay overnight somewhere. Our ferry left Bocas town only at 4:00 PM. The trip to Almiranty takes about 2 hours. Due to the heavy rain and fog in the mountains we only arrived in David round 9:30 PM. Since it was dark and raining we had...

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San Salvador
Reviewed 27 January 2012

This hotel has been in David for a long time and they have managed to maintain the property, although I don't get the impression it's been remodeled. The dining areas look a bit dated, but there are other places to eat in David. The rooms are large and clean. A wall mounted air conditioning unit puts out plenty of cold...

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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 6 January 2012

My husband and I recently spent a night at this hotel. Our room was clean but reeked of mold and mildew. We immediately turned on the ac and opened the door to the hall. Within an hour or so our room was ok. The pool area was nice, dinner at the restaurant was quite good and breakfast the next morning...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 10 December 2011

I found this hotel through a Panama guide book. It tool nearly an hour to find the hotel since the map in the guide book was too small to be of any use. Also, don't bother asking the police to help, they'll send you elsewhere. When I finally found the hotel, by asking a local, I was pleasantly surprised by...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • 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
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • 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: $127 - $251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gran Hotel Nacional 3*
Number of rooms: 119
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Also Known As:
Gran Hotel David
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 of 5 bubbles Papito1, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“internet is best closest to the main lobby”
 of 5 bubbles louisd789, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Love the rooms with decks by the bar for an extended stay.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 247lisec, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“"Inside" rooms, facing or looking down on pool and patio, are quieter than those facing a street.”
 of 5 bubbles theeggman2014, 16 Sep 2015 | Read review
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