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Overview of Hotel Riu Plaza Panama

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Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
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Hotel Riu Plaza Panama

4 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationVia Espana9 min walk
    Popular LocationBingo 9010 min walk
    Popular LocationCinta Costera2 min drive
    AirportPanama City (PTY-Tocumen Intl.)15 min drive

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Sorry, this property is temporarily unavailable Fri., Mar. 20 2020 - Mon., May 31 2021.

Deluxe Hotwire ROH

  • 366 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Twin Bed

Executive King Room

  • 419 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Deluxe Premium Twin

  • 420 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

Deluxe Family King Room

  • 366 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed

Suite

  • 840 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Deluxe Premium King

  • 420 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Executive Twin Room

  • 366 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

About this area

Panama City

Located in Panama City, Hotel Riu Plaza Panama is in the city center and near the boardwalk. Museum of Natural Science and Museum of History Panama are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Metropolitan Cathedral of Panama and Panama Viejo. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Maracana Stadium. Break out the clubs and hit the links with a golf course and golf lessons nearby, or seek out an adventure with ecotours.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Uruguay Street - 6 min walk
  • Via Espana - 9 min walk
  • Bingo 90 - 10 min walk
  • Crown Casino - 11 min walk
  • Cinta Costera - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • Panama City Passenger Station - 11 min drive
  • Iglesia del Carmen Station - 11 min walk
  • Tocumen Intl. Airport (PTY) - 15 min drive

Restaurants

  • Arts — 1 min walk
  • Prisma — 1 min walk
  • Nacion Sushi — 4 min walk
  • Sukhi — 4 min walk
  • La Casa del Marisco — 5 min walk

About this property

Hotel Riu Plaza Panama

Eco-friendly Panama City hotel in Campo Alegre, walk to Uruguay Street
This smoke-free hotel features 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a poolside bar, and a coffee shop/café are onsite. All 644 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, plus iPod docks and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include 24-hour room service, minibars, and rainfall showerheads.
Hotel Riu Plaza Panama offers 644 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with rainfall showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

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

Awards and 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.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Valet parking on site (PAB 12 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • 3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Elevator
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • iPod dock
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Window screens

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from March 20 2020 to May 31 2021 (dates subject to change).
The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Valet parking fee: PAB 12 per day (in/out privileges)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

4.2
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 536 out of 998 reviews
5 - Excellent 54%
Rating 4 - Good. 292 out of 998 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 84 out of 998 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 38 out of 998 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 48 out of 998 reviews
1 - Terrible 5%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice pool area with bar. Good food at bar restaurant. Concierge services and VIP assistance are impressive.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent property and staff. Amenities were great as well.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The Riu Plaza was lovely. It was in a great location for all things downtown. The staff was friendly and helpful. Breakfast was great. We really enjoyed our stay.
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020