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

This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Canopy Tower and Panama Divers PADI Dive Resort.

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.

Property Features

Hotel El Panama Convention Center & Casino offers its guests an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a children's pool. There are 3 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces.

Business amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. A casino, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Hotel El Panama Convention Center & Casino. Self parking and valet parking are free.

  • 344 guestrooms or units
  • 9 levels
  • 3 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 25 conference rooms
  • Built in 1951
  • Casino
  • Bar by the pool
  • Business facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • 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

Hotel El Panama Convention Center & Casino offers 344 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries.

This Bella Vista hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy buffet breakfast for a fee.

This hotel has 3 restaurants on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

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 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 1 PM

Payment types

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

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the 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
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Name

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You should know

Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

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