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The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$248*
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US$248*
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Reviewed 12 March 2016

Our room was nice; we were in the newer 'executive tower'. The main restaurant is fine. But the restaurant/bar on the 5th floor is sub-par....it looks good but the service is slow and the food was pretty bad. The hotel is in the financial district, so fine for a business trip but the area is packed with traffic. The old...

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TheBristolPanama, Manager at The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear David M, Thank you for your great review and valuable feedback. While we are pleased to know you enjoyed the hotel and services overall, we sincerely apologize for the inconveniences you experienced at Lounge 858. Please know that our Chef is addressing these matters accordingly, and we would sincerely appreciate the opportunity to make this right and better ensure...

USA
Reviewed 8 March 2016

If you need a really nice hotel, the Bristol is a life saver. The location is in the business/financial district, so check if that's right for you. But it's easy to get other places of interest, including the older parts of Panama City. The restaurant food is really good (see separate review), the staff are nice and professional, and the...

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TheBristolPanama, Manager at The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear WayneRSam, Thank you sincerely for your great review. We are pleased to read you enjoyed a good experience with us, in the other hand, we would like to apologise for the confusion with the transportation and rest assure we will take immediate measures to prevent further recurrence. We hope to welcome you back during your next visit to Panama...

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We arrived at the Bristol about 2 pm on a Sunday after a city tour and transfer from the Windstar Star Breeze. The rooms weren't ready. Went to the restaurant to have a bite and a beer. They were out of cold beer. Had to wait about 15 minutes while the waiter chased some down. Finally got to the room...

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TheBristolPanama, Manager at The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear Kathryn C, On behalf of the leadership team, please allow me to apologize for the disappointing experience you had. Should you choose to stay with us again in the future, it would be my privilege to personally ensure that we do better to fully ensure your satisfaction. Victor Concepcion Peren Director of Operations

Reviewed 7 March 2016

This is a superb hotel. Small, intimate but very luxurious. Rooms are very large, extremely well appointed. Staff at check in are very professional and helpful and all speak perfect English. The restaurant where we had breakfast everyday as well as dinner was wonderful. Breakfast was abundant and very tasty. The only issue is the location. The hotel is in...

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TheBristolPanama, Manager at The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear Jacques A, Thank you for your excellent review and recommendation. We are delighted to know you enjoyed a very nice experience, and sorry that our location did not fit your needs fully. Although we are happy to learn that you rated us with five stars and recommended us. Victor Concepcion Peren Director of Operations

Hingham, MA, USA
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

It is a relative small place and yet offers everything you may need. Rooms are very comfortable (I loved the bed), service is great, the location very convenient, as the area is packed with restaurants, bars and clubs. Another thing worth mentioning is that I found the hotel in its category (the Leading Hotels of the World) rather inexpensive. Recommend...

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TheBristolPanama, Manager at The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear Michele489, Thank you for your first-class review and warm compliments. I am proud to share your thoughts with the whole Team. We all look forward to welcoming you in the near future. Victor Concepcion Peren Director of Operations

Illinois
Reviewed 4 March 2016

The hotel is attractive, well priced and the rooms are aesthetically pleasing. It is well located for touring the city and getting about to countryside attractions. What is best about this hotel , however, is their service. The entire staff is helpful, and the concierge is absolutely fabulous and well informed regarding whatever needs arise.

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TheBristolPanama, Manager at The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear Cheryl P, Thank you for your review. We are pleased to know you enjoyed your stay overall, particularly our location, and the services provided by our Team Members. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Victor Concepcion Peren Director of Operations

Toulouse, France
Reviewed 3 March 2016

The hotel is extremely pleasant, comfortable, luxurious. The service is perfect, although slightly impersonal. The hotel offers all the necessary amenities (bar, lounge with terrace, gym, small pool, good restaurant). The neighborhood is not too exciting unless you are there for business.

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TheBristolPanama, Manager at The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear Nathalie D, Thank you for your excellent review. We are delighted to know you enjoyed a very nice experience. We hope to welcome you back to Panama City again soon. Victor Concepcion Peren Director of Operations

Franklin, TN
Reviewed 2 March 2016

We stayed one night at the end of a cruise as part of the post-cruise package. The room was fantastic- large, comfortable very nicely decorated. The bath was large and had a separate soaking tub and shower with excellent products. We had an excellent dinner in the hotel's restaurant, Salsipuedes. We had to leave for an early flight, so did...

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TheBristolPanama, Manager at The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear CtheWorld107, Thank you for your lovely review. I am delighted to share your thoughts with the whole team. We are grateful for your exceptional remarks and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Victor Concepcion Peren Director of Operations

Houston Area
Reviewed 2 March 2016

This hotel was a very comfortable and a restful hotel. We found the staff very helpful and accommodating. The beds were plush and clean. I felt very rested after a night's stay. The shower and amenities were superb. Prices were very reasonable and the restaurant had a delicious assortment of foods. The breakfast buffet was quality and a nice touch...

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TheBristolPanama, Manager at The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear Pescadore, Thank you very much for your detailed note. We are pleased that you appreciated our attentive staff as we strive to perfect every detail of our guests’ experiences. We are honoured to know that we have earned your loyalty. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back during your next visit to Panama City. Victor Concepcion Peren...

Naples, Florida
Reviewed 25 February 2016

We spent 3 nights here and were really surprised at the quality of this hotel. The rooms were immaculate and the beds very comfortable. We had a large suite. If this room were in Miami or NYC, it would be $2,000 per night and yet it cost us less than $400. It had a large kitchen area and living room...

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TheBristolPanama, Manager at The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear Naplesnatives, Thank you sincerely for your fantastic review. We are so proud to know that the team made your visit especially comfortable, as it was our pleasure to provide the best stay possible. I look forward to sharing your words with the housekeeping team, especially. We all look forward to having you back soon. Victor Concepcion Peren Director of...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the heart of Panama City's bustling (Financial District), Bristol Panama is one of the city's premier addresses for executive and holiday stays. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA

Address: Avenida Aquilino de la Guardia | Bella Vista, Panama City, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: $171 - $397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA 5*
Number of rooms: 125
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Also Known As:
Bristol Panama Hotel Panama City
Bristol Hotel Panama City
Bristol Panama City
The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA Panama City
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Panama City
#4 Spa Hotel in Panama City
#5 Luxury Hotel in Panama City
#8 Romantic Hotel in Panama City
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“Any of the rooms are sure to please. The elevators are small, so be sure to use porters to bring your luggage up separately.”
 of 5 bubbles 19stephenp, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on higher floors are quiet. Good views in new tower.”
 of 5 bubbles adanacsim, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There are two sections, one with a higher tower. Upper floors are probably more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Hitman99, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try the Executive Room with view.”
 of 5 bubbles R8407OKjuans, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had a corner suite and we were not disappointed.”
 of 5 bubbles DKEVERYDAY, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
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