Riu Plaza Panama Hotel - Panama City

Calle 50 Con 53 Este, Panama City, Panama  show map
 5 stars
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Riu Plaza Panama Hotel - Panama City

Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 10 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Cafe

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Private swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Solarium

Spa & wellness center

Overview

Riu Plaza Panama Hotel is a 5-star property offering a sunbathing terrace and an outdoor swimming pool in the center of Panama City. Featuring avant-garde architecture, the hotel is opened since 2010.

Major Panama City sights, such as Bridge of the Americas and Estadio Rommel Fernandez are located nearby. The property is set within 2 km distance from Panama City city center.

The vicinity of a nature park and parks as well as quick access to restaurants, bars and entertainment venues set the hotel apart.

Riu Plaza Panama Hotel lies within 10 minutes’ drive to Paitilla-Marcos A. Gelabert airport.

Rooms

Riu Plaza Panama Hotel offers 645 compact rooms with a panoramic view of the city. Room facilities include a dishwasher, coffee/tea makers and a stove as well as a pillow-top mattress and foam pillows.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the café each morning. The onsite restaurant specializes in fusion cuisine. The bar serves coffee and tea as well as snacks and sushi.

Services

The hotel offers car rental services for travelling a historic area.

Relax

On-site recreational facilities include steam baths, reflex massage and Turkish bath. For active guests, there are fitness classes and a gym at the hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at USD 10 per day.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   35.  Number of rooms:   645.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Executive/club floor
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Private swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach chairs
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Mirror
  • Chaise lounges
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Calle 50 Con 53 Este, Panama City, Panama

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City Center
  • Panama City
    1.5 km
Airports
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    35
  • Number of rooms:
    645

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Rooms and availability

Premium King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Room Description:

DOUBLE DELUXE FAMILIAR KING SIZE BED PREMIUM. BED & BREAKFAST

Standard Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Room Description:

Standard|Twin/Double room - De Luxe

King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Deluxe Double Room
  • Room size:

    38 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Deluxe|Double Room - With Breakfast. Deluxe-Bed & Breakfast-Standard

Riu Plaza Panama photos Room
Deluxe King Room
  • Room size:

    38 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 King-size bed, 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathtub/shower combination
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee machine
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

DOUBLE DELUXE KING SIZE BED PREMIUM. BED & BREAKFAST

Deluxe Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Deluxe Triple - With Breakfast

Premium Deluxe Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe premium Twin + Breakfast

Premium Deluxe King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 King-size bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe Premium King + Breakfast

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Executive Twin Room
  • Room size:

    38 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Connecting room
  • Privilege access to executive lounge
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Radio
Room Description:

Deluxe|Twin room - Executive

Riu Plaza Panama photos Room
Executive King Room
  • Room size:

    38 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 King-size bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Privilege access to executive lounge
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Radio
Room Description:

DOUBLE EXECUTIVE KING BED. BED & BREAKFAST

Executive One-Bedroom Upper Floors King Room
  • Room size:

    35 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Bathroom:Bathtub/shower combination
  • Dining:Bottled water
  • Media:Wake up service
Senior King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed, 1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Suite|Senior Suite King + Breakfast

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Senior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Super King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Jacuzzi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Connecting room
  • Privilege access to executive lounge
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Additional bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Dining area
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Radio
Room Description:

Suite|Senior Suite

Riu Plaza Panama photos Room
Deluxe Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Riu Plaza Panama photos Room
Deluxe Family King Room
  • Room size:

    38 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe Family King Room

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Popular areas

  • City Center1.4 km

Places of interest

  • Presidential Palace3.3 km

Museums

  • Canal Museum of Panama3.2 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    35
  • Number of rooms:
    645

Hotel Awards

PanamanianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedPanama CityRiu Plaza Panama

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in Panama

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Riu Plaza Panama Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Riu Plaza Panama

Average guest rating

8.4out of 10
Superb
Based on 144 reviews

Rating by category:

Dining
10.0
Location
9.6
Rooms
9.0
Service
9.1
Value
8.5

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Stunning beautiful room with equal view, clean large.

    20 minutes to check in, I was holding a Booked.net reservtion, they didn't believe I had a reservation. I was the only one in line, so they weren't busy, can't blame that. People were very nice, but nothing got done. We asked to change rooms, They assured us they would look for a different room and call right back.... Never did. The red light on our phone flashed all the time we were there. There was no message, I had to check several times a day, they promised to have someone fix the phone every day, several times a day, never happened.... The light is presumably still flashing.. And most annoying, I requested a taxi from the bell hop, $ 12 us to go exactly 3 blocks. I was outraged and got out of the cab. Hailed a cab off the street,,, $2 including the tip. I complained to the manager, yes he did speak english, he acknowledged that they were gouging the clients! I told him how pissed off I was that they would do that, did he think his wealthy clients didn't care they were getting ripped off, his response... He just smiled at me. I met many others who walked to the street to hail a taxi. Obvioulsy I was not the only unhappy client.

  • Single
    6.0

    Nothing. According your booking I must pay $ 164 they charged $ 210

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    The hotel was very beautiful and had nice amenities. The breakfast buffet that is included is awesome. Very similiar to what an all inclusive hotel would serve. We chose to upgrade to the Executive Club and the extra services we received were well worth the value.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    I don´t speak much spanish and the staff was very good at speaking engish. They were able to hep me comuniate with different places around the city. Vry helpful. Roos were very nice.

  • Older travelers
    6.0

    Long check in time.,The reservation was not fouded. Strange smell in the 18th floor(humidity or mold) tv was not working and they never fixed.

  • Single
    10.0

    Great place - will surely come back next time in Panama!!!

    The only tiny negative was the inability to exchange money at the hotel

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    over booked, so gave us upgrade to suite

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    Breakfast, rooms

    long time to check out, getting the invoice with the company address

  • Older travelers
    3.0

    I will not recommend this hotel at all, we had the worst experience, I am using Booked.net for years and very often as we travel a lot. So far I was very pleased until now. When I made the reservation with Booked.net I was priced: us$ 690.80 on the morning of my departure as I was checking out, I noticed that my bill for the 4 nights had been calculated at us$1300 When I mentioned to the desk staff person that I was supposed to get the Booked.net rate she said I need to settled it with Booked.net. No English spoken at this hotel, only the supervisor claim to speak it, the hotel was over crowded with business convention meeting, so as a result the elevators were very busy we needed to wait for long time, all floors 1-6 are business. With people coming and going non-stop. An unpleasant room , very cold , freezing ,bathroom was smelling bad and we got sick, windows are sealed no fresh air, no paper toweled in the room , the management were very rude, housekeeping and front desk were busy and could not communicate in English, everything was costly for no reason, Unfortunately, I was billed the wrong amount. I am embarrassed to say that I was so dumbfounded by the supervisor rude behavior that I then left the hotel. I find it hard to believe that a five star hotel management would knowingly employ such a forgetful, abrasive, and unprofessional manager.

  • Single
    7.8

    Design hotel with nice spacious modern rooms. Nice pool area and fabulous breakfast! Great views from top floors.

    Room smelled of humidity. I asked to change and the other room was fine. The taxis of the hotel are very expensive. Go out to the street and get one from there.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The breakfast was really good, But food out off that was expensive and not so good..

    Aire condition very noisy. Tv volumne unable to fix...to loud or not voice at all

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Location excellent for Central Panama City. Room was very comfortable and luxurious, but not sure about the lime green decor!

    This was very much a business hotel, main downside that almost too large! Had to queue for a long time to check in, no sign of bell boys, which would normally be associated with 5-star. Rather impersonal.

  • Single
    7.4

    I'm a 61 year old woman with a back problem. No one came to my room to carry my bags to the lobby when I was checking out. When I checked in, the man at the reception desk was reluctant at first to help me with my bags. I also tried to reserve a hotel taxi the evening before, as I had to catch an airplane. I was told this was not necessary. However, the next morning there were no hotel taxis available and I had to take an ordinary taxi with no seat belts in the back.

How to reach hotel

hotel Riu Plaza Panama Hotel - Panama City Panama City location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Calle 50 Con 53 Este, Panama City, Panama

Get directions
City Center
  • Panama City
    1.5 km
Airports
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    35
  • Number of rooms:
    645

Hotel Awards

PanamanianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedPanama CityRiu Plaza Panama

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in Panama

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