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Gran Hotel Nacional

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Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 19 January 2014

This is a clean and easy to access hotel, I dropped my rental car down the street after driving from Panama City and exploring the Boquete area and David. Helpful front desk and a great pool side BBQ grill. Enjoyed a terrific steak, followed up by an evening swim.

1Thank ChristineC813
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 18 January 2014

Dated is right word, but it's pretty clean. Some rooms face noisy street, and interior acoustics can be a problem. Restaurant is just OK. Front desk staff very good, restaurant staff mostly very good. As value, it's OK. All rooms smallish, bathrooms very basic. Internet slow but reliable. Be prepared for lots of tourists, by the busload!

Thank theeggman2014
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 30 November 2013 via mobile

When booking my room I'd asked for a disabled friendly room, as I'm traveling with crutches & a broken leg. I understand if those rooms are not available, but what was disappointing is that there hadn't been any upfront communication by the hotel regarding this fact. When we checked in we were informed that the room may not be ready...

Thank BiCiNg
Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 15 November 2013

Lobby was WOW. Great check in because it was fast smooth,easy and painless. They were busy, but had the staff. I liked it. The room has a perfect size for the four of us,city view,wifi,TV’s are great...Plenty of channels for kids. The food at the restaurant downstairs amazing,kids love the pizza and ROOM service was prompt. The location of the...

1Thank Maryh07
Key Largo, Fl
Reviewed 10 November 2013

Room was clean but dated. We had a ground floor room with a small screened porch which would have been nice except there were no chairs and the back was overgrown. The outdoor bar/restaurant was good, the included continental breakfast was just o.k. Staff was friendly and helpful.

1Thank Maria F
Pensacola, Florida
Reviewed 25 October 2013

Although Wi-Fi was advertised, we had lots of problems getting connected. Dropped signal frequently. Very frustrating. Room was clean but very old and musty. Lots of noise from water pipes. Staff was polite and friendly and some spoke English. Moved to Hotel Ciudad de David. Much much better.

Thank Jerry M
Reviewed 18 August 2013 via mobile

We stayed one night because it was close to the bus station and we were leaving in the morning. The rooms were clean, kids enjoyed the pool. We didn't eat in the restaurant because we prefer local food - we did enjoy the breakfast buffet which was included and was very good!

1Thank safe2birth
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 5 July 2013

After having stayed at a hostel for part of my trip and hotels for the remainder, I wished I chose a different hotel. While the staff is nice and friendly, the rooms are dingy and feel dirty. The pool isn't chlorinated and the outdoor restaurant was so bad that I had to send back my fish. Good for one night...

1Thank LaurenK165
Pomona, MO
Reviewed 26 June 2013

We stayed in a suite on the third floor. It had two king beds, two hvac units, two bath rooms, etc. This place probably would not suit you if you are looking for a resort atmosphere, however, if you are in David it is a safe bet that you know it isn't Cancun. This place is a hoot. From the...

Thank Mr_Slowtwitch
Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 21 June 2013

On a recent ovenight in the Gran Hotel Nacional, we were given a gloomy ground-floor bedroom which smelled strongly of damp and looked out at a wall topped with barbed wire. There were mosquitoes in the room - when we asked if they could spray the room while we had dinner, we were informed they did not have a spray....

3Thank Maeve F

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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: ₹ 6,206 - ₹ 7,692 (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
Gran Hotel Nacional David, Panama - Chiriqui
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Papito1, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“internet is best closest to the main lobby”
louisd789, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Love the rooms with decks by the bar for an extended stay.”
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.”
247lisec, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“"Inside" rooms, facing or looking down on pool and patio, are quieter than those facing a street.”
theeggman2014, 16 Sep 2015 | Read review
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