Panama City Hotels

Panama City Hotels

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Low Season September
High Season October
  Average price (weeknight): $98
  Average price (weekend night): $87

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Top tips for finding the perfect Panama City hotel

Travelers looking to explore the city’s historic district should book a hotel in Casco Viejo, one of Panama City’s most popular tourist areas. Hotels such as Casa Sucre Boutique Hotel or Tantalo Hote, home to the popular Tantalo rooftop bar, are within easy walking distance of Cathedral Square and the Interoceanic Canal Museum.
For those looking for luxury or upscale hotels in Panama City, the Costa del Este area is where you’ll find spas, yoga studios, trendy bars and restaurants, such as Los Años Locos. The 5-Star Santa Maria Luxury Collection Hotel puts you close to Corredor Sur, an ocean-side drive that is one of Panama City’s main streets.
El Litoral, a bed and breakfast located close to the beach in Playa Coronado, is a great place for budget travelers looking for a relaxing environment. For those hoping to stay closer to the city’s center, the Balboa Inn is another budget option near Panama City’s highest point, the Reserva Cerro Ancón.
Those traveling for business in Panama City should consider the Crowne Plaza. There are two locations, both with a pool and restaurant. Crowne Plaza Panama is located in the middle of the financial district and within steps of banks, law offices and metro stations. Crowne Plaza Panama Airport offers easy access to flights and provides business services.
Shoppers will find plenty of malls in Panama City, such as the Multiplaza Pacific Mall in the city’s center. The Courtyard by Marriott hotel is located right next to this mall, for easy shopping. You could also consider Ramada Plaza Panama Punta Pacifica, within walking distance of the mall.

FAQs when booking a Hotel in Panama City

How much is a cheap hotel in Panama City?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Panama City for as cheap as $9 in the last 3 days. The average price is $79.
How much is a hotel in Panama City for tonight?
In the last 72 hours, users have found Panama City hotels for tonight for as low as $16. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $16 and 4-star hotels from $51.
How much is a hotel in Panama City for this weekend?
In the last 72 hours, users have found Panama City hotels for this weekend for as low as $10 per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $16 and 4-star hotels from $54.
Which are the most popular Panama City neighborhoods to stay in?
Hotels in Bella Vista, San Francisco and Calidonia have the most searches on KAYAK. For more information about Panama City's different neighborhoods, check out our Panama City's City Guide.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel Heatmaps to find the best hotels near you.
Which hotels in Panama City offer water views?
Located right on the ocean, the Westin Playa Bonita Panama is a good choice for a holiday by the water. The hotel offers rooms with ocean views, a pool and a fitness centre. Country Inn and Suites by Radisson ensures you have views of the Panama Canal and provides restaurants, an outdoor pool and a free shuttle service.
Which neighborhood is best for budget travel and hotels in Panama City?
The cheapest hotels in Panama City can be found in the Calidonia district, which is near the beach and centrally located between the popular Casco Viejo and Panama Viejo neighborhoods. Hostal Entre 2 Aguas, Panama House Bed and Breakfast, and the Backpacker Inn are some budget-conscious options in this neighborhood.
Which hotels in Panama City are located in quiet areas?
El Cangrejo is located in the center of Panama City but has more of a residential feel and is generally a peaceful area of the city. The Hotel El Parador is in this neighborhood. Amador is a neighborhood made up of three islands, located off the coast of the city center and reachable by the Amador Causeway. Here, the Beach House or Amador Ocean View offer a quiet vacation within easy reach of the city.
Are there any hotels in Panama City with free parking?
There are plenty of hotels offering free car parking in Panama City. Consider booking a stay at Occidental Panama City, which is close to major shopping areas. Another options is the Sheraton Grand Panama, with a casino, swimming pool, tennis court and business services onsite.

Where to stay in Panama City?

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Best Panama City Hotels

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Wyndham Panama Albrook Mall - Panama City - Building
9.1 Excellent (3,932 reviews)
Bristol Panama - Panama City - Bedroom
9.1 Excellent (1,079 reviews)
Ramada Plaza Panama Punta Pacifica - Panama City - Building
9.1 Excellent (223 reviews)
Hard Rock Hotel Panama Megapolis - Panama City - Building
9.0 Excellent (7,027 reviews)
The Executive Hotel - Panama City - Building
9.0 Excellent (1,121 reviews)
W Panama - Panama City - Building
9.0 Excellent (703 reviews)
Best Western Plus Panama Zen Hotel - Panama City - Building
8.9 Excellent (3,704 reviews)
Tryp By Wyndham Panama Centro - Panama City - Building
8.9 Excellent (3,026 reviews)
Sheraton Grand Panama - Panama City - Building
8.9 Excellent (2,272 reviews)
Intercontinental Hotels Miramar Panama - Panama City - Building
8.9 Excellent (1,747 reviews)
Hilton Panama - Panama City - Building
8.9 Excellent (1,519 reviews)
Global Hotel Panama - Panama City - Bedroom
8.9 Excellent (1,308 reviews)
The Westin Panama - Panama City - Building
8.9 Excellent (967 reviews)
Hotel Coral Suites - Panama City - Pool
8.9 Excellent (799 reviews)
Le Meridien Panama - Panama City - Building
8.9 Excellent (687 reviews)
Riu Plaza Panama - Panama City - Bedroom
8.8 Excellent (6,162 reviews)

Best Panama City Hotels near Church of San José

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Central Hotel Panama - Panama City - Building
8.8 Excellent (938 reviews)
American Trade Hotel - Panama City - Building
8.8 Excellent (270 reviews)
Hotel Casa Panamá - Panama City - Bedroom
8.0 Excellent (799 reviews)