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Alhaurin el Grande, Spain
Reviewed 21 September 2012

I have stayed many times at the Hotel California since it opened. Unfortunately I will not be staying there again. I have tried to make a reservation for nearly a week for another 10 days stay but my e-mails have not been answered and i was told to ring back when I rang from Spain. 30 years ago I worked...

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1Thank Donkeyoatay
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 15 August 2012

I stayed a few times, on my 2 months Panama trip (9 Dec 2011- 16 Feb 2012) in hotel California. And will stay there again in the future. Standard room with a good double bed, bath room with shower and hot water (I've stayed also with a belgian friend who lives in Panama and also with another family in El...

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3Thank stevencrb
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Reviewed 16 April 2012

We found this to be a very pleasant, clean, and affordable hotel for our one-night layover in Panama City. The staff were friendly and the service was great. Even though we speak Spanish, they switched easily to English when needed. Oh - and a HOT shower... wonderful. Much nicer than many hotels we have used in Central America. Tip -...

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6Thank vktroyer
Northville, Michigan
Reviewed 15 April 2012

We stayed in California twice on our around the world journey before moving on to Columbia. The staff was nice, the first room we stayed in was a little small, but we made it work and second room was much better appointed so it was better for us. Everything worked great and we had everything we needed, including amenities such...

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3Thank aartemyeva
Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 9 March 2012

Its a great deal right on Via Espana. Its walking distance from Budget rent a car , the Riba Smith ( great super market) and the real "Tailor of Panama" office is a stones throw. Nice relaxing tub on the roof to soak in and a great view of the skyline.

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4Thank Panama A
Jinotega, Nicaragua
Reviewed 7 January 2012

We moved here from our hostel after being recommended the hotel by other travellers. We wanted more comfort and privacy, and for only $45 per night a double room, this was definitely worth it! The room was on the small side, but very clean and nicely decorated with a simple and modern style. The furniture and bed seeemed new and...

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6Thank La Bastilla E
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 31 October 2011

Well, I gave the highest rate to this hotel because when you compare the price of the room and what you get - its really worth it. We had some bad experience with other hotels in Panama city which were more expensive, and they were worst than this hotel. Perhaps Hotel California is not the best hotel. its location is...

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2Thank barakl
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 2 August 2011

I stayed at hotel california a month and 2 days ago and have been travelling since. I did not receive a receipt for the room at the time because it was shared and I did not speak strong spanish to explain, I am finished travelling now and I called to tried to get one and was told there was nothing...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 28 June 2011

This place is simple and affordable. The staff speaks english and are very helpful. The rooftop patio is a great place to relax with its tiled patio and "jacuzzi". It is centrally located with easy access to taxis etc.

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1Thank noochh
Toccoa
Reviewed 21 June 2011

This older Hotel has been well maintained with comfortable beds and clean bathrooms. The air conditioning is wonderful in the humidity of Panama City. It has very helpful staff and a lovely rooftop terrace with tables, chairs and a great view of the City. The small soaking pool is very relaxing. They also have a room with several exercise machines....

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Hotel California

Address: Via Espana & Calle 43, Panama City, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: $63 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
California Hotel Panama City
Hotel California Panama/Panama City
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 of 5 bubbles tarzantheman, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“don't o to high. their is an elevator but it's faster and easy to go down with stair.”
 of 5 bubbles J5040HRericm, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“5th floor is quiet. The pool and gym are on the roof above you!”
 of 5 bubbles TravelerMarty, 19 May 2015 | Read review
“1. Ask for a room away from the street if you want a more quiet atmosphere. 2. Try the restaurant for both breakfast and dinner. 3. Buy the local newspaper if you read spanish so you are in the know if the city.”
 of 5 bubbles NomadKnight47, 29 Nov 2013 | Read review
“All similar, higher up the less traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles LesB4, 2 Jun 2013 | Read review
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