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With a stay at Hotel El Panama Convention Center & Casino, you'll be centrally located in Bella Vista, steps from Via Espana and Iglesia del Carmen.
This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of National Shrine of the Heart of Mary and Megapolis Convention Center.
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 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.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
Hotel El Panama Convention Center & Casino
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.
- Number of bars/lounges - 2
- Fitness facilities
- 24-hour front desk
- Poolside bar
- Business center
- Conference space
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Meeting rooms 25
- Year Built 1951
- Free self parking
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free WiFi
- Free valet parking
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Outdoor pool
- Free wired Internet
- Children's pool
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Luggage storage
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Number of restaurants - 3
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Pool umbrellas
- Laundry facilities
- Total number of rooms - 344
- Number of floors - 9
- Wedding services
- Multilingual staff
- Free newspapers in lobby
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Outdoor pool
- Children's pool
- Free Wi-Fi
- Laundry facilities
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
Free self parking, Free valet parking
- Air conditioning
- Private bathroom
- Shower/tub combination
- Satellite TV service
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Daily housekeeping
- Free WiFi
- Premium TV channels
- 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 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
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-out time is 1 PM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Free rollaway/extra beds!
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- Resort fee
- Fitness center access
- Internet access
- 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
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We should mention
A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. 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.