Hotels in Panama City, Panama

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Panama City overview

Visitors speak favorably about all that Panama City has to offer, including its casinos, bar scene, and restaurants. Enjoy the live music and skyscrapers, and even book a local tour during your stay. You can learn about the local heritage of Panama City at top landmarks like Metropolitan Cathedral of Panama and Bridge of the Americas. While you're here, make time to enjoy other sights such as Miraflores Locks.

Where to stay in Panama City

With a wide assortment of hotels to choose from, Panama City has options to suit everyone's style. There are 157 hotels in Panama City and you can shop as many as 837 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 61%. We have room prices as low as 12 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Panama City as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 10 5-star hotels from 110 USD per night
  • • 63 4-star hotels from 55 USD per night
  • • 67 3-star hotels from 20 USD per night
  • • 12 2-star hotels from 14 USD per night

How to get to Panama City

Fly into Panama City (PAC-Marcos A. Gelabert Intl.), 2.5 mi (4 km) from the heart of Panama City. Balboa (BLB-Panama Pacifico Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 6.3 mi (10.1 km) away. Panama City Passenger Station is the closest train station, located 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from the city center.

Metro stations include:
  • • Iglesia del Carmen Station (0.1 mi/0.2 km from the city center)
  • • Santo Tomas Station (0.8 mi/1.3 km from the city center)

What to see around Panama City

The area's cultural scene stands out, and these are some places to visit:
  • • Colonial Religious Art Museum
  • • National Bank House Museum
  • • Theater Circle
  • • Museum of Natural Science
  • • Anthropological Museum Reina Torres de Arauz
Recognized for its natural setting with these places to visit:
  • • Metropolitan Nature Park
  • • Panama Audubon Society
  • • Omar Torrijos Recreational Park
  • • Ancon Hill
Here are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Via Espana
  • • Multicentro Panama
  • • Multiplaza Pacific Mall
  • • El Dorado Mall
  • • Albrook Shopping Mall
Top places to visit include:
  • • Metropolitan Cathedral of Panama
  • • Bridge of the Americas
  • • Miraflores Locks

When to visit Panama City

Wondering what time of year to travel or what clothes to pack? Here are some seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 91°F day, 72°F night
  • • April-June: 91°F day, 74°F night
  • • July-September: 88°F day, 74°F night
  • • October-December: 89°F day, 73°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.24 inches
  • • April-June: 0.51 inches
  • • July-September: 0.75 inches
  • • October-December: 1.06 inches