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Top tips for finding Panama City hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Panama City, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Panama City in June and May.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Panama City if you stay on a Monday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Panama City accommodation.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Panama City for 4 days.
Travelers looking to explore the city’s historic district should book a hotel in Casco Viejo, one of Panama City’s most popular tourist areas. Hotels such as Casa Sucre Boutique Hotel or Tantalo Hote, home to the popular Tantalo rooftop bar, are within easy walking distance of Cathedral Square and the Interoceanic Canal Museum.
For those looking for luxury or upscale hotels in Panama City, the Costa del Este area is where you’ll find spas, yoga studios, trendy bars and restaurants, such as Los Años Locos. The 5-Star Santa Maria Luxury Collection Hotel puts you close to Corredor Sur, an ocean-side drive that is one of Panama City’s main streets.
El Litoral, a bed and breakfast located close to the beach in Playa Coronado, is a great place for budget travelers looking for a relaxing environment. For those hoping to stay closer to the city’s center, the Balboa Inn is another budget option near Panama City’s highest point, the Reserva Cerro Ancón.
Those traveling for business in Panama City should consider the Crowne Plaza. There are two locations, both with a pool and restaurant. Crowne Plaza Panama is located in the middle of the financial district and within steps of banks, law offices and metro stations. Crowne Plaza Panama Airport offers easy access to flights and provides business services.
Shoppers will find plenty of malls in Panama City, such as the Multiplaza Pacific Mall in the city’s center. The Courtyard by Marriott hotel is located right next to this mall, for easy shopping. You could also consider Ramada Plaza Panama Punta Pacifica, within walking distance of the mall.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Panama City
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Panama City. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
The average price of a double room in Panama City is R1 547, but it varies considerably depending on location, facilities, and seasonality. In the last 3 days, KAYAK users have found double rooms for as cheap as R143.
Located right on the ocean, the Westin Playa Bonita Panama is a good choice for a holiday by the water. The hotel offers rooms with ocean views, a pool and a fitness centre. Country Inn and Suites by Radisson ensures you have views of the Panama Canal and provides restaurants, an outdoor pool and a free shuttle service.
The cheapest hotels in Panama City can be found in the Calidonia district, which is near the beach and centrally located between the popular Casco Viejo and Panama Viejo neighborhoods. Hostal Entre 2 Aguas, Panama House Bed and Breakfast, and the Backpacker Inn are some budget-conscious options in this neighborhood.
El Cangrejo is located in the center of Panama City but has more of a residential feel and is generally a peaceful area of the city. The Hotel El Parador is in this neighborhood. Amador is a neighborhood made up of three islands, located off the coast of the city center and reachable by the Amador Causeway. Here, the Beach House or Amador Ocean View offer a quiet vacation within easy reach of the city.
There are plenty of hotels offering free car parking in Panama City. Consider booking a stay at Occidental Panama City, which is close to major shopping areas. Another options is the Sheraton Grand Panama, with a casino, swimming pool, tennis court and business services onsite.
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Panama City districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Panama City city centre
Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.
Where to stay in Panama City?
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