Riu Panama Plaza

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Overview
The Hotel Riu Panama Plaza stands at the heart of the financial centre of Panama City, very close to many banks, boutiques and shopping malls. Its 645 rooms, some with breathtaking views over the city, will please both the business and leisure traveler. They are comfortable and spacious and are equipped with work desks, free wireless ADSL, flat screen TVs and state-of-the-art bathroom fittings. The hotel's 21 conference rooms, with free Wireless connection and a maximum capacity of 1300 persons, guarantee that your next event is a success. The restaurants offer sophisticated decoration and great food: fusion cuisine in the Tastes Restaurant, as well as a Sushi Lounge, the Arts Restaurant, the Studio 50 and the Ibiza Lounge (situated beside de open-air swimming pool). Moreover, the hotel is situated very close to the very best Panama City has to offer in terms of culture and entertainment: shops, restaurants, bars and museums.

Location: Financial district; 13 miles from Tocumen

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Mahotu : Santiago, Chile
Excellent rooms

I'm sorry that I had to visit this hotel in such a rush. It looks like fun. The lobby was full of people, and a very loud activity, that made the experience a little bit annoying during the check-in. But the room was beautiful, purple colours and big windows. Nothing to complain about.

  • Beach-Vista : Birmingham, Alabama
memorable Vac/holiday Superior quality

Excellent hotel, superior room, and service. Staff were exceptional and patient withlanguage barrier. 40% (?) of stall spoke English. Hotel restaurant is well known locally for their superior breakfast buffet, Largest and finest I've experience on a weekday. Several Tours were booked which allowed for easy pick up/shuttle. Highly recommend the 8 our city tour....excellent. Found this hotel to be much better than higher rated hotels in area (Trump was a disappointment).

  • Federico R :
Daughters wedding

Arrived at the hotel. Very nice staff and lobby. A shock they charge guests $10.00 per day for parking. Impossible to eat anything indoors between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. only room service and pool side. 92 degrees and 100% humidity isn't a pleasant enviorment for an outdoor lunch

  • sm_AUNZ : Melbourne, Australia
Great breakfast? I beg to differ

We booked this 5 star accommodation because of the raving reviews of their breakfast. Let's start with the good. Great location, near many food places within walking distance along with shopping malls. Fantastic room - spacious, clean rooms. We stayed in the junior suite. Beautiful hotel. Free wifi. Enjoyed the pool facilities too. Breakfast was not the greatest experience. There are lots of choices but guests seem to flock to the food like scavengers - yes, there's variety, however no flavour. The day of checkout, we had to leave early and we're told that continental breakfast would be available in the lobby. This consisted of filtered coffee, powdered milk, dry muffins and a few pieces of fruit - a far cry from the buffet breakfast the hotel is infamous for. Disappointing experience to say the least! If you stay here, make sure you get value for your stay with the "infamous" breakfast and not have to endure the horrors of the continental mess!

  • onoway : alberta,canada
Best Breakfast!!!

Was a Great stay... great beds... great breakfast!!we were only on the 7th floor so we missed the views...stayed 4 nights.. a bit far for walking the beach but there are cabs everywhere.. Loved that breakfast!!!!! Fast, fresh,large variety and efficient!! Best omelettes !!!

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

  • 645 rooms
  • Restaurants
  • Lobby bar and Sushi lounge 
  • Gym
  • Spa & Wellness centre
  • Open-air pool 
  • Jacuzzi
  • 24 hr Room service
  • Concierge
  • Free wireless internet
  • Business centre

Deluxe Room includes:

  • 1 king or 2 double beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • Living area
  • Satellite TV
  • Internet access
  • In-room safe
  • Iron
  • Full bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Mini-bar (fee)
  • Coffee maker
  • Max occ 4 up to 3 adults

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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Hotel Riu Plaza Panama
Calle 50 con 53 este Urb. Marbella, Panama City Panama

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. Escapes.ca cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules.

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