4.4 out of 5

With a stay at RIU Plaza Panama, you'll be centrally located in Panama City, convenient to Via Espana and Metropolitan Cathedral of Panama.

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. A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served daily.

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/cafΘ and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. 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
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • 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

  • 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 high-speed 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 Panama City hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed 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

Food & Drink

Guests are served free hot/cold buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Arts - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch.

Prisma - This restaurant serves breakfast and lunch.

Tastes - This restaurant specializes in fusion cuisine and serves dinner only.

Studio 50 Lobby Bar - This bar specializes in sushi.

24-hour room service is available.

Breakfast

Start your day with a free hot/cold buffet breakfast, available daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM. You can order a meal from 24-hour room service.

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 requests for accessibility needs, please complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" 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

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to hotel 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.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 20 years old.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: PAB 10 per day
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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

You should know

Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 3 children 11 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding. Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

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.