A stay at Hotel El Panama Convention Center & Casino places you in the heart of Panama City, steps from Via Espana and close to Multicentro Panama. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Multiplaza Pacific Mall and National Bank House Museum.
Make yourself at home in one of the air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as desks and coffee/tea makers.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Head straight for the casino, or wait for that lucky feeling while you enjoy one of the other recreational opportunities, such as a nightclub and a 24-hour health club. Additional amenities at this Art Deco hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, wedding services, and tour/ticket assistance. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the area shuttle (surcharge).
Grab a bite at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar.
Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a business center, and limo/town car service. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free valet parking is available onsite.
Rooms are huge. I like the white cotton duvets and terrycloth robes provided. Very nice pool area. Pleasant restaurant with nice pool views.
Very nice. room was very clean and bed super comfortable.
The hotel was located in the middle of town and had a lot of curb appeal. The grounds were beautiful and the staff was the best. The rooms were so very large and a great layout. Would definetly stay again.
This hotel is remodelling their rooms, make sure you ask for one of the new ones, the difference is night and day. Very confortable, elegantly decorated rooms, if you are on executive floor they include internet and breakfast, which is convenient. Location can't be beat, close to Via España, and a couple of minutes from main shopping malls.
The service was excellent their included breakfast was delicious and the hotel location and set up was good. I stayed there with my husband and two young children. The staff was very accomodating even for my picky 4 year old's breakfast requests. I was born in Panama but my husband is American (New Yorker) and he loved it. Since then he is not interested in staying at any other hotels when in Panama. Highly recommend it.
Hotel El Panama is not in the best part of town, at least these days. I imagine that at one time, it was probably the place at which to stay when in Panama City. Inside the confines of the hotel property, it is a very nice hotel. The resaurant is full service and I found the staff attentive. It is showing some signs of age, but it has been refurbished in the not too distant past. My room was clean and in good repair. It reminded me of many hotels in Mexico. I stayed in one of the cheaper rooms facing the pool. It was quiet and I slept well. I do not speak Spanish and it would probably be easier to take care of things if I did. But between my broken Spanish and everyone's broken English, we managed to deal with checking in and checking out.
Customer service in Latin America can be problematic, especially in Panama. But the El Panama sets the bar on atrocious service. In fact, I ended up getting in an argument with them after they made me vacate my room well before checkout principally because they were full. They exhibit a ''we don't care'' attitude. The pool is excellent. The rooms are tired and the hotel has attractive architecture and nice grounds. Good location. I won't be returning anytime soon to the El panama.
El Panama Hotel is a very nice hotel that is conveniently located in the heart of the downtown/financial district. The ammenities and location were great. The one consistent drawback was the front desk service... Long story - short version is they need to be more proactive and attentive. $1500 is not chump change...
The staff service was poor and non smiley, called 3 times for room service and never came, we had a room facing the street which is very noisy, do not use the taxis at the hotel they charge way over the real price, use taxis in Panama city, friendly and Enlish Spoken.
The hotel is very nice and reasonablly priced for the extra ammenities. The pool bar was nice, but some of the staff was a little abrupt. Overall excellent, we are staying there again.