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Ridgeland, Mississippi
Reviewed 27 February 2013

Nice old hotel. Centrally located. Close to a casino and LOTS of restaurants. Great place to go and see the city. The pool is very nice and staff is friendly. The price has gone up a bit recently but you get a nice hotel. The food is excellent.

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Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 26 February 2013

Never wrote a bad review before, but this one was needed. We were charged for a reseration we did not make. When we went to the hotel to explain the issue, we were treated very nicely by the staff, but they could not make the decision to credit our card for their mistake, it had to handled by someone further...

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Fossil, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 23 February 2013

Beautiful hotel with kind staffs and a wonderful restaurant serving good seafoods and Italian/American food. Price was very reasonalble. Free buffet breakfast was different everyday and delicious and they have a very clean swimming pool. David was a good location to go see other towns like Boquete or Beaches.. etc.. Shopping in David was great, too!

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Barry
Reviewed 21 February 2013

That’s the oasis away from hot busy David. We just were changing busses on our way to the coast, so it was the ideal place for a rest. Big friendly room with big comfy bed, aircon, nice bathroom, very clean. Refreshing swimming pool in the flower garden and a nice dinner at the barbecue restaurant. Relaxing! Computer use, Wifi, big...

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Colombia
Reviewed 6 February 2013

I was there for 4 nights few weeks ago. At first impresion I thought that will be a nice hotel ... well ... Front desk is not bad at all but you have to walk a lot to get elevator... once you get the room "340" with pool view . . . it was really hot ... I turned A/C...

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Uvita, Costa Rica
Reviewed 27 January 2013

From check in to check out everything was very pleasing. My room was small but clean and nicely appointed with great A/C, TV and WiFi. It was on a noisy side but it did not bother me. The hotel is a non-smoking property which I liked. It is centrally located so access to the myriad of shops and vendors is...

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Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Spent two nights over New Years. Close enough to the plaza to easily walk to the festivities. Far enough away to be restful at night. Rooms were comfortable. Pool was magnificient. Complimentary breakfast buffet was very satisfactory. Dinner in the restaurant was very reasonable and more food than we needed. WiFi worked well.

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Calgary
Reviewed 22 January 2013

The hotel room had been upgraded with a 'new' bathroom. The room was large with 2 double or possibly queen sized beds, and a good air-conditioner. The room price is quite reasonable (and as noted by others the price on their web page or at the front desk is the same as on Expedia or Booking.com) and included 2 breakfasts...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 16 December 2012

rooms are very spacious, staff very nice, prices direct at the reception are the same as on booking.com and that sounds now very funny or even odd: best toiletpaper we ever had in hotels breakfast could be better (coffee was fantastic) aircon was very loud that needs some improvment

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Boquete, Panama
Reviewed 26 November 2012

We decided to overnight for a mini vacation before our visa trip to Costa Rica. If you stay at the hotel, we highly recommend the 1st floor pool side suites. There are five rooms that have a very nice veranda where you can sit outside and enjoy the evening under a ceiling fan. The Barbeque restaurant outside by the pool...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Nacional is located in the heart of David´s banking and commercial Center, Capital of Chiriqui Province completely remodeled. Its surroundings are great to spend a good vacation with your family, also to plan the business meetings, weddings, seminars, etc.Our comfortable rooms, Jr. Suites, Pool–Side, Master Suites, are mostly furnished with two double beds, and some are equipped with king or queen sizes.There are 3 restaurants on property: the Coffee Shop serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, and the daily exquisite lunch-buffet, the Italian–Pizza Restaurant offers “A la carte” all day from lunch to dinner, furthermore the Gazebo, located in the small Tropical Garden, the room transforms every night to a Barbecue Restaurant with a salad-bar.For your evening activities the hotel offers “Multicinema” with 6 theater, plus Las Vegas style Casino open 24 hours.Gran Hotel Nacional, “More than a Tradition, a Chiriqui Heritage”. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gran Hotel Nacional

Address: Avenida Central | P.O. Box 378, David 0426, Panama
Region: Panama > Chiriqui Province > David
Price Range: $133 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gran Hotel Nacional 3*
Number of rooms: 119
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Also Known As:
Gran Hotel David
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 of 5 bubbles Papito1, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“internet is best closest to the main lobby”
 of 5 bubbles louisd789, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Love the rooms with decks by the bar for an extended stay.”
 of 5 bubbles 925barbaraa, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The biggest rooms have 2 beds. We always opt for the king bed which is still a really ample room.”
 of 5 bubbles 247lisec, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“"Inside" rooms, facing or looking down on pool and patio, are quieter than those facing a street.”
 of 5 bubbles theeggman2014, 16 Sep 2015 | Read review
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