4.2 out of 5

With a stay at RIU Plaza Panama, you'll be centrally located in Bella Vista, walking distance from National Shrine of the Heart of Mary and close to Via Espana.

This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Multicentro Panama and Multiplaza Pacific Mall.

Make yourself at home in one of the 644 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while iPod docking stations and satellite programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy body treatments and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a sauna. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 3 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar. Buffet breakfasts are available for a fee.

Featured amenities include a business center, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms.

Property Features

RIU Plaza Panama offers its guests a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub. There are 3 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi.

A business center and meeting rooms are available. There are 23 meeting rooms available. A fitness center, a sauna, and a terrace are also featured at the eco-friendly RIU Plaza Panama. For a fee, parking is available.

  • 1 building
  • 644 guestrooms or units
  • 34 levels
  • 3 dining venues
  • 23 conference rooms
  • Built in 2010
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Onsite shopping
  • Elevator

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

RIU Plaza Panama offers 644 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and safes. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Bella Vista hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Deep soaking tub
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

Renova Spa has massage/treatment rooms, couples treatment room(s), and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub.

The spa is open daily.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

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

  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 11 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 20 years old.
No rollaway/extra beds available

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Riu Panama Plaza
  • Hotel Riu Plaza Panama
  • Riu Hotel Panama Plaza
  • Riu Panama Plaza
  • Riu Plaza Panama
  • Hotel Riu Plaza Panama Panama City
  • RIU Plaza Panama Hotel
  • Hotel Riu Plaza Panama City

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Travelife, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.