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Get an overview of this hotelBlending business and fun in the financial district

A stay at Hotel El Panama Convention Center & Casino places you in the heart of Bella Vista, steps from Via Espana and close to Multicentro Panama.

This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Multiplaza Pacific Mall and National Bank House Museum.

Make yourself at home in one of the 344 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as desks and coffee/tea makers.

Head straight for the casino, or wait for that lucky feeling while you enjoy one of the other recreational opportunities, such as an outdoor pool and a fitness center. This Art Deco hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and wedding services.

Grab a bite at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Relax with a refreshing drink from a poolside bar or one of the 2 bars/lounges.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a business center, and limo/town car service. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. Free valet parking is available onsite.

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, 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 fitness facilities. 3 restaurants 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 and children's pool.

Complimentary parking is available on site. The property also offers laundry facilities.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 344 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Casino 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • 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 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 1951 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Free self parking 
  • 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  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

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


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) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LCD TV 
  • 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 fitness facilities.

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.

  • Golfing nearby 


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


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 1 PM

Payment types


  • 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.


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 19.26 for adults and PAB 9.63 for children (approximately)
  • 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

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We should mention

Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

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