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Hotel Riu Plaza Panama

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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“breakfast buffet”(62 reviews)
“pool restaurant”(14 reviews)
“huge hotel”(9 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed today via mobile

A hotel where no one except at reception speaks a word of english and where the staff always seems to be very unmotivated to interact with guests. A hotel that claims 5 stars, but hasn’t even a single umbrella at the pool area. A hotel,...More

Thank DiercM
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hotel Riu Plaza in Panama was my home away from home when I brought 6 very experienced travelers to Panama City for the first time. Hotel staff was nice, knowledgeable. Rooms well appointed, clean, comfortable- Location within walking distance of the main casinos, several...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel room needs upgrading. Bathroom fixtures are moldy, bath is chipped, etc. Staff is not always pleasant or attentive. Customer service skills are lacking. Room service takes orders but do not deliver. Food and beverage manager appears not to care about resolving the issue. The...More

Thank Angella B B
Response from RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Plaza PanamaResponded 4 days ago

Dear Angella, Thank you for choosing our hotel and for your valued feedback placed online via TripAdvisor regarding your recent visit. Since we place great importance on providing guests with memorable experiences, please accept our most sincere apologies if we were not able to demonstrate...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fine hotel, great breakfast and nice pool. Not as nice overall as I was expecting. Surprisingly unfriendly staff. No one offered to help our family with our 6+ suitcases when we arrived after midnight. Hospitality in Panama is usually much better. Think we’ll stick with...More

Thank clsmiles
Response from RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Plaza PanamaResponded 5 days ago

Dear Clsmiles, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us on Tripadvisor! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our wonderful breakfast, pool and the resort itself. However, we are surprised to read your comment about our staff, our aim I RIU is to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loveeeeeeeeeee this hotel, amazing rooms, lobby, restaurants, pool, staff....a 24hr coffee shop and of course my favorite waiter that served me on both trips at this hotel...Hugo....saw him every morning for breakfast

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$73 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Business Hotel in Panama City
#7 Family Hotel in Panama City
#12 Spa Hotel in Panama City
#20 Luxury Hotel in Panama City
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$73 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Business Hotel in Panama City
#7 Family Hotel in Panama City
#12 Spa Hotel in Panama City
#20 Luxury Hotel in Panama City
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (2,242)
Room & Suite (938)
Dining (227)
Pool & Beach (159)
Amenities (149)
Family and Play Areas (34)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (6)
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Annie C
18 March 2018|
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Response from orleyfernandes | Reviewed this property |
We booked our transfer in advance through one of the available transfers in google I don't remember which one. The hotel is located on a busy avenue. I recommend that you get an Uber to casco viejo where you can choose... More
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Preeti421
23 June 2017|
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Response from Isabela B | Reviewed this property |
I didnt go there.
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galipo47
20 May 2017|
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Response from ckendall1970 | Reviewed this property |
Uber definitely! This was the first time i have ever used the service. Especially from the airport or when going to a restaurant from the hotel or to an intended location more convenient and no need for cash. Only thing is... More
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Room Tips
"Rooms on the higher floors have a great city view."
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"All rooms are good. If you don't like heights ask for a room lower down-provided you get a good staff..."
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"Pick a quiet floor (designated) if you wish silence."
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"Get the breakfast - take in the views of the architecture of the city!"
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