Riu Plaza Panama Hotel - Panama City

Calle 50 Con 53 Este Urb Marbella, Panama City, Panama  show map
 5 stars
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Riu Plaza Panama Hotel - Panama City

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Private swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Solarium

Turkish bath

Reflex massage

Massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Overview

Riu Plaza Panama Hotel is located in the heart of Panama City overlooking Metropolitan Park and Panama Bay. Riu Plaza Panama Hotel has been welcoming guests to its bright rooms since 2010.

The hotel boasts central location not far from the cathedral, museums and churches as well as a nature park and a rainforest. The city center lies within 2 km from the venue.

Bridge of the Americas is 6.5 km from the hotel and Estadio Rommel Fernandez is 8.3 km away.

Guests can reach Riu Plaza Panama Hotel by car from Paitilla-Marcos A. Gelabert airport in 5 minutes.

Rooms

Riu Plaza Panama is a comfortable hotel offering rooms with an in-room safe, high-speed internet, individual climate control, a minibar and a dressing area as well as modern bathrooms with a shower, a spa bathtub and bathrobes. Some hotel rooms come with a panoramic view over the sea. The guestrooms offer a colorful interior and carpet floor.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the café each morning. The elegant restaurant serves fusion meals in a sophisticated atmosphere. A variety of tea and coffee is offered in the lobby bar.

Services

Business travelers can use a business center, a conference room and a catering service available on site.

Relax

Guests will enjoy hydromassage, beauty therapy and Turkish steam bath and other on-site treatments. The property offers fitness classes and a gym helping guests to keep fit.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at USD 10 per day.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   35.  Number of rooms:   645.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Executive/club floor
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Welcome drink
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Private swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach chairs
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Entertainment
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Sofa bed
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror

Bathroom

  • Shower/toilet on the floor
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Hotel Address:

Calle 50 Con 53 Este Urb Marbella, Panama City, Panama

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City Center
  • Panama City
    1.5 km
Airports
  • Paitilla-Marcos A. Gelabert (PAC)
    3.9 km
  • Tocumen International (PTY)
    18.2 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    35
  • Number of rooms:
    645

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Rooms and availability

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Size: 38 m²
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          Bed type: Double beds or King-size bed or 2 Single beds
          Size: 38 m²
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          Deluxe 2 Double Beds

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            Deluxe Premium Twin

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              Executive Double Room
              Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed or King-size bed
              Size: 38 m²
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              Executive Twin

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                Executive One-Bedroom Upper Floors Double Room
                Bed type: King-size bed
                Size: 35 m²
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                  Senior Suite
                  Bed type: Double bed or 1 Super King-size bed or King-size bed
                  Size: 78 m²
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                    Deluxe Family Double Room
                    Bed type: King-size bed
                    Size: 38 m²
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                      How to reach hotel

                      hotel Riu Plaza Panama Hotel - Panama City Panama City location
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                      Hotel Address:

                      Calle 50 Con 53 Este Urb Marbella, Panama City, Panama

                      Get directions
                      City Center
                      • Panama City
                        1.5 km
                      Airports
                      • Paitilla-Marcos A. Gelabert (PAC)
                        3.9 km
                      • Tocumen International (PTY)
                        18.2 km
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  3 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  11 am
                      • Year renovated:
                        2010
                      • Number of floors:
                        35
                      • Number of rooms:
                        645

                      Hotel Awards

                      PanamanianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedPanama CityRiu Plaza Panama Hotel

                      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                      Best Spa Hotels in Panama

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                      Riu Plaza Panama Hotel Location

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                      What's nearby

                      Popular areas

                      • City Center - 1.4 km

                      Places of interest

                      • Presidential Palace - 3.3 km

                      Museums

                      • Canal Museum of Panama - 3.2 km
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  3 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  11 am
                      • Year renovated:
                        2010
                      • Number of floors:
                        35
                      • Number of rooms:
                        645

                      Hotel Awards

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                      Best Spa Hotels in Panama

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                      Riu Plaza Panama Hotel Reviews

                      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Riu Plaza Panama Hotel

                      Average guest rating

                      8.4out of 10
                      Superb
                      Based on 144 reviews

                      Rating by category:

                      Location
                      9.6
                      Rooms
                      9.0
                      Service
                      9.1
                      Value
                      8.5
                      Dining
                      10.0

                      Guest reviews

                      • Older travelers
                        7.0

                        Stunning beautiful room with equal view, clean large.

                        20 minutes to check in, I was holding a Booked.net reservtion, they didn't believe I had a reservation. I was the only one in line, so they weren't busy, can't blame that. People were very nice, but nothing got done. We asked to change rooms, They assured us they would look for a different room and call right back.... Never did. The red light on our phone flashed all the time we were there. There was no message, I had to check several times a day, they promised to have someone fix the phone every day, several times a day, never happened.... The light is presumably still flashing.. And most annoying, I requested a taxi from the bell hop, $ 12 us to go exactly 3 blocks. I was outraged and got out of the cab. Hailed a cab off the street,,, $2 including the tip. I complained to the manager, yes he did speak english, he acknowledged that they were gouging the clients! I told him how pissed off I was that they would do that, did he think his wealthy clients didn't care they were getting ripped off, his response... He just smiled at me. I met many others who walked to the street to hail a taxi. Obvioulsy I was not the only unhappy client.

                      • Single
                        6.0

                        Nothing. According your booking I must pay $ 164 they charged $ 210

                      • Older travelers
                        8.2

                        The hotel was very beautiful and had nice amenities. The breakfast buffet that is included is awesome. Very similiar to what an all inclusive hotel would serve. We chose to upgrade to the Executive Club and the extra services we received were well worth the value.

                      • Group of friends
                        10.0

                        I don´t speak much spanish and the staff was very good at speaking engish. They were able to hep me comuniate with different places around the city. Vry helpful. Roos were very nice.

                      • Older travelers
                        6.0

                        Long check in time.,The reservation was not fouded. Strange smell in the 18th floor(humidity or mold) tv was not working and they never fixed.

                      • Single
                        10.0

                        Great place - will surely come back next time in Panama!!!

                        The only tiny negative was the inability to exchange money at the hotel

                      • Older travelers
                        9.6

                        over booked, so gave us upgrade to suite

                      • Group of friends
                        9.6

                        Breakfast, rooms

                        long time to check out, getting the invoice with the company address

                      • Older travelers
                        3.0

                        I will not recommend this hotel at all, we had the worst experience, I am using Booked.net for years and very often as we travel a lot. So far I was very pleased until now. When I made the reservation with Booked.net I was priced: us$ 690.80 on the morning of my departure as I was checking out, I noticed that my bill for the 4 nights had been calculated at us$1300 When I mentioned to the desk staff person that I was supposed to get the Booked.net rate she said I need to settled it with Booked.net. No English spoken at this hotel, only the supervisor claim to speak it, the hotel was over crowded with business convention meeting, so as a result the elevators were very busy we needed to wait for long time, all floors 1-6 are business. With people coming and going non-stop. An unpleasant room , very cold , freezing ,bathroom was smelling bad and we got sick, windows are sealed no fresh air, no paper toweled in the room , the management were very rude, housekeeping and front desk were busy and could not communicate in English, everything was costly for no reason, Unfortunately, I was billed the wrong amount. I am embarrassed to say that I was so dumbfounded by the supervisor rude behavior that I then left the hotel. I find it hard to believe that a five star hotel management would knowingly employ such a forgetful, abrasive, and unprofessional manager.

                      • Single
                        7.8

                        Design hotel with nice spacious modern rooms. Nice pool area and fabulous breakfast! Great views from top floors.

                        Room smelled of humidity. I asked to change and the other room was fine. The taxis of the hotel are very expensive. Go out to the street and get one from there.

                      • Older travelers
                        7.4

                        The breakfast was really good, But food out off that was expensive and not so good..

                        Aire condition very noisy. Tv volumne unable to fix...to loud or not voice at all

                      • Older travelers
                        7.8

                        Location excellent for Central Panama City. Room was very comfortable and luxurious, but not sure about the lime green decor!

                        This was very much a business hotel, main downside that almost too large! Had to queue for a long time to check in, no sign of bell boys, which would normally be associated with 5-star. Rather impersonal.

                      • Single
                        7.4

                        I'm a 61 year old woman with a back problem. No one came to my room to carry my bags to the lobby when I was checking out. When I checked in, the man at the reception desk was reluctant at first to help me with my bags. I also tried to reserve a hotel taxi the evening before, as I had to catch an airplane. I was told this was not necessary. However, the next morning there were no hotel taxis available and I had to take an ordinary taxi with no seat belts in the back.

                      How to reach hotel

                      hotel Riu Plaza Panama Hotel - Panama City Panama City location
                      Show big map »

                      Hotel Address:

                      Calle 50 Con 53 Este Urb Marbella, Panama City, Panama

                      Get directions
                      City Center
                      • Panama City
                        1.5 km
                      Airports
                      • Paitilla-Marcos A. Gelabert (PAC)
                        3.9 km
                      • Tocumen International (PTY)
                        18.2 km
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  3 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  11 am
                      • Year renovated:
                        2010
                      • Number of floors:
                        35
                      • Number of rooms:
                        645

                      Hotel Awards

                      PanamanianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedPanama CityRiu Plaza Panama Hotel

                      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                      Best Spa Hotels in Panama

                      Use Badge