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Centrally located

Located on bustling Vía España in the heart of Panama City's commercial and financial district, this hotel is within 6 km (about 3 miles) of the Old Quarter, the Presidential Palace, and large shopping centers.

Poolside bar

Highlights include a a large outdoor pool with a bar, a health club, 3 restaurants, a casino, and a nightclub with live entertainment. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel.

Spacious rooms

Hotel El Panama's spacious guestrooms overlook the city or the pool and tropical gardens. All offer complimentary wireless Internet access, compact refrigerators, air conditioning, and TVs with premium satellite channels.

Hotel El Panama Convention Center & Casino

Via Espana 111 Panama City Panama 1753

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Hotel El Panama offers a convenient location in Panama City's financial and commercial district. The grand Multicentro Shopping Mall with a casino, nightclub, movie theater, upscale shops, and about 30 restaurants, is 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) away. The Casco Viejo (Old Quarter), Palacio de las Garzas (Presidential Palace), Plaza de la Catedral, and Teatro Nacional are all within about 3.75 miles (6 kilometers).

This Art Deco hotel features an outdoor pool with a poolside bar and a health club. 3 restaurants, a nightclub, and a casino are also on site. Wireless Internet access is available in public areas and guestrooms.

The on-site convention center offers more than 30 halls, catering services, audiovisual equipment, simultaneous translation, and an expert event-planning staff.

Family-friendly amenities include a complimentary children’s club, children's pool, as well as an on-site playground.

An airport shuttle takes guests to and from the airport for a fee. Complimentary parking is available on site. The property also offers laundry facilities.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 344 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Casino 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • 24-hour health club 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 25 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 1951 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Phone 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 

Where to Eat

Mola's Restaurante - This restaurant serves a lavish breakfast buffet, international buffets for lunch and dinner, and Sunday champagne brunch. A la carte menus are also available. Open daily.

Las Palmas Bar and Restaurant - Steaks, seafood, salad bar, a full bar, and a wine cellar are highlights of this restaurant that serves dinner daily.

Miraflores - This international restaurant is located at the canal's Miraflores Locks.

Pool Bar - A festive tropical bar by the outdoor pool, it features happy hour, drinks, appetizers, and sandwiches.

Room service is available (limited hours).

Nearby Things to Do

Hotel El Panama has a large outdoor pool and a health club.

Parque Natural Metropolitano, located on the outskirts of the city, is a large tropical rainforest reserve with nature trails and an abundance of wildlife, including 227 species of birds. Visitors may see parrots, toucans, migratory birds, agoutis, and Titi monkeys. The park also features a collection of native orchids and other colorful flora. Lookout points provide panoramic views of the city, port, and locks. Ranger-led tours can be arranged at the visitors center.

Guests can also take day trips to beautiful Pacific Ocean beaches.

The recreational activities listed below are available at Hotel El Panama or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Accessibility

To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is 1 PM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: PAB 19.89 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: PAB 30.00 per person (one way)
  • An early check-in fee will be charged
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • El Panama Convention Center Casino
  • Hotel El Panama Convention Center & Casino
  • Hotel El Panama Convention Center Casino
  • Hotel El Convention Center Casino
  • El Convention Center Casino
  • Hotel El Panama Convention Center Casino Panama City
  • El Panama Convention Center Casino Panama City

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


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