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#12 of 135 hotels in Panama City
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TThe Hotel Riu Plaza Panama is located in the heart of the banking and business district of Panama City and very close to most attractive entertainment and shopping centers. Only 250m from the luxurious "Soho Mall" Panama and Tocumen International Airport (PTY) is approx. 21 km away. This hotel is ideal for both leisure and business travel. The 644 modern and elegant decorated rooms with free Wi-Fi offer maximum comfort and in our 23 stylish and modern conference rooms you can successfully organize your events and meetings. Relax at the Renova Spa or get in shape in the gym. You can also unwind in our outdoor pool. For gastronomy lovers, we offer a live cooking station at our buffet restaurant, an á la carte restaurant, as well as 2 bars. Crown Level Executive lounge service free for guests staying in Executive rooms and Suites as well as hotel guests holding RIU Class Gold and RIU Class Diamond cards.
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Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Wifi
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Outdoor pool
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Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Snack bar
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
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Non-smoking hotel
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24-hour front desk
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dallylta2 wrote a review Yesterday
Cherry Hill, New Jersey87 contributions57 helpful votes
Fron the front desk, bell boy, pool staff and everyone else that made my birthday weekend a blast. Thank you for the Birthday letter, cake and fruits. You guys caught me by surprise. The breakfast buffet was excellent. My cousin and I enjoyed the massage and turkish bath at the Spa. I will return again!! The salsa band on friday night was awesome.
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Date of stay: November 2022
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jamrock813 wrote a review Aug 2021
Princeton, New Jersey82 contributions24 helpful votes
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The staff made this hotel awesome! They were extremely helpful and catered to our every need. They help personalize the experience and were very friendly. Envy, at the front desk made our birthdays special. The concierge Frank is a great as well! Breakfast was pretty good as well. I wish the pool was a rooftop setting instead but it is what it is. I’d definitely stay here again!
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Vincent L wrote a review 20 Nov
Chambly, Canada25 contributions7 helpful votes
Good value for money, the breakfasts are varied and good, the service is excellent. The service at the pool bar is slower and the quality of the food is less good. The rooms are comfortable but the bathrooms would deserve a refreshment or a renovation to be more current.
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Date of stay: November 2022
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Responded 1 week ago
Dear Vincent L., Thank you very much for your fantastic review! You are a star. We would love to have you back soon. Loving wishes, Vincent! Hotel RIU Plaza Panamá Online Reputation Management
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Janina C wrote a review 15 Nov
New York City, New York5 contributions
Our stay at the Riu was awesome. The staff was very friendly especially the ones in the buffet preparation area. Also those guys at the pool “Thanks for your hospitality” 👍🏽 Also Mr. Jacobo many thanks for your hospitality as well. 🙌🏽
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Date of stay: October 2022
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Responded 1 week ago
Dear janinac618 , Thank you very much for your very positive evaluation. We are happy to know that you enjoyed our service and we hope you continue to consider us for your future visits. Have a lovely day, Hotel Riu Plaza Panama Online Reputation Manager
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Gurudu wrote a review 9 Nov
Calgary, Canada26 contributions
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I had a wonderful experience on my recent 5 days Panama City trip stay at this hotel. Awesome hotel, clean, well-maintained, nice location, very neat rooms and amazing staff. Very good amenities including lounge, restaurant, breakfast and pool (& pool side restaurant). Could not ask for more. Breakfast was excellent with many choices and awesome taste. Staff everywhere were very courteous, understanding and helpful. Food at the restaurant, Lounge, Pool Side bar & restaurant was delicious. Highly recommended. Keep up the good work and I will certainly let all my friends know that this is the hotel to stay on their visit to Panama City. Gracias. Te veo pronto :-)
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: I am pretty sure you will have an awesome experience with your stay at this hotel.
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Response from RIU Hotels and Resorts, Owner at Hotel Riu Plaza Panama
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Gurudu R, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay at our property. Your kind words have been passed to the team who are pleased that their hard work did not go unnoticed. It is our hope to welcome you back again in the near future. Do you know our Riu Class? Membership is free and you will be rewarded for your loyalty as well enjoy exclusive benefits. Kind regards Hotel Riu Plaza Panama Online Reputation Manager
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Kerwin R wrote a review Oct 2022
Rio de Janeiro, RJ3 contributions2 helpful votes
Excellent service from the checkin to departure. Room was spacious and comfortable. Multilingual staff were very helpful. Ideally located and the buffet breakfast was 5-stars. I can definitely recommend.
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Date of stay: October 2022
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Response from RIU Hotels and Resorts, Owner at Hotel Riu Plaza Panama
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear 367kerwinr, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and leave a 5 star review. We are happy to know that you fully enjoyed your stay with us. Our Riu Class loyalty program is a way to show how grateful we are to be your host of the most beautiful days of your year - your vacation! Enjoy exclusive benefits on future stays at our hotels around the world. Registration on the RIU website is free, and benefits can be used with your next stay in RIU Hotels & Resorts. It was a pleasure hosting you, and we hope to see you again soon! Kind regards Hotel Riu Plaza Panama Online Reputation Manager
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Mary wrote a review Oct 2022
Miami, Florida2 contributions
We were very pleased with our stay at Rui Plaza in Panama City. All the good cleaning of the housekeeping stuff was much appreciated. Also breakfast was very good. I'll recommend to f&f. Would stay in a higher floor room next time since low floor like the one we stayed was a little noisy.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from RIU Hotels and Resorts, Owner at Hotel Riu Plaza Panama
Responded 20 Oct 2022
Dear Cruiser38361796515, Thank you very much for staying with us and your fantastic review. You are a star. We are very thankful to you for choosing Riu and for sharing your feedback. Looking forward to seeing you soon. Best wishes! Hotel Riu Plaza Panamá Online Reputation Management
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Ruth T wrote a review Sep 2022
New Jersey74 contributions59 helpful votes
This place is huge. It is in the center of the financial district. Everywhere I went was well maintained. Check-in was quick and easy. The view from my room was breathtaking both night and day. The gym is well appointed. All the machines were clean and working. The pool is clean and refreshing. I spent a whole day there. All the food is very good. Compliments to the chefs.
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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john0528 wrote a review Sep 2022
Costa Rica38 contributions6 helpful votes
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I reserved a Senior Suite and it was fabulous Big room with private bedroom and great floor to ceiling city views The breakfast was included and it was the best selection anywhere.. Great Hotel always busy lobby.. Small pool but if you get there before 10 you get a lounge chair Service was great no one ever said NO I normally stay at the W Hotel but this was 1/2 price and included breakfast buffet.. I highly recommend this Hotel
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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Jeremias R wrote a review Sep 2022
Bergenfield, New Jersey2 contributions
Riu Panama is a true 5 stars hotel. You know it once you step into the lobby and observe the friendly customer service people and concierge. Also, as you look at the majestic walls and decorations leading to the Spanish Restaurant or the Cafeteria Buffet. By the way, the Spanish Restaurant serves the best whole fish in Panama including Bocas del Toro ( where I also went). Your Riur hotel room is impeccable with comfortable king size bed and a spacious bathroom. The pool and its area is a beauty where you get serviced constantly. In the morning, the breakfast buffet has all the different types of dishes you find in Panama and elsewhere. And son on and so forth. It is an amazing Hotel.
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Date of stay: September 2022
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$94 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Riu Plaza Panama
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Riu Plaza Panama?
Nearby attractions include Soho (0.3 km), Brew Stop Marbella (0.3 km), and Nina Concept Store (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Riu Plaza Panama?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free wifi, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Riu Plaza Panama?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Riu Plaza Panama?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Riu Plaza Panama?
Yes, a parking garage, secured parking, and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Riu Plaza Panama?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ciao Bella Gourmet, The Wallace, and La Vespa.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Riu Plaza Panama?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Hotel Riu Plaza Panama have airport transportation?
Yes, Hotel Riu Plaza Panama offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Riu Plaza Panama?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Hotel Riu Plaza Panama offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Riu Plaza Panama?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.