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RIU Plaza Panama, Panama City

4-star4 stars
Calle 50, Urb. MarbellaPanama CityPanamaPanama

4-star hotel with 3 restaurants, near Avenida Central
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Notes

Very Good8.4
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
Food
Delicious food
Room
Great room
Service
Fantastic service
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From 3,014 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

RIU Plaza Panama, Panama City

from $95
  • Deluxe Premium Twin
  • Executive Twin Room 10% Discount at Renova Spa
  • Suite
  • Deluxe Premium King
  • Deluxe Family King Room
  • Executive King Room 10% Discount at Renova Spa
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed (B2C)
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds (B2C)
  • Family Room (B2C)
  • Executive Room (B2C)
  • Executive Twin Room (B2C)
  • Senior Suite, 1 King Bed (B2C)

What’s around RIU Plaza Panama, Panama City

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Avenida Central (21-minute walk)
  • Museum of Natural Science (23-minute walk)
  • National Theater (32-minute walk)
  • Metropolitan Cathedral of Panama (33-minute walk)
  • Museum of History Panama (33-minute walk)
  • Panama Viejo (45-minute walk)
  • Maracana Stadium (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Bridge of the Americas (4 mi / 6.4 km)

Getting around

  • Panama City (PAC-Marcos A. Gelabert Intl.) - 12 min drive
  • Panama City (PTY-Tocumen Intl.) - 19 min drive
  • Balboa (BLB-Panama Pacifico Intl.) - 22 min drive
  • Panama City Passenger Station - 15 min drive
  • Iglesia del Carmen Station - 11 min walk
  • Santo Tomas Station - 23 min walk
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 644 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 34 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 20

Travelling with others

Children

  • Up to 2 children (11 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • Valet parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge)
  • 3 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Spa tub
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Year Built
  • Elevator/lift
  • Terrace
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

Renova Spa has 1 treatment room. 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. Children under 0 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

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.

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.

RIU Plaza Panama, Panama City’s small print

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

Policies

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.

Children under 0 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Parties and events are allowed on site. 

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs PAB 12 per day

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of PAB 17.60 per person (approximately)

Dial-up Internet access is available in guestrooms for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 520 reviews

RIU Plaza Panama, Panama City
Very Good8.0
Great location
Good hotel, very clean, nice pool area, pleasant staff in a central location for business, shopping, dining and lounging. Central air was very "cool" - I actually turned mine off as it was too cold despite the setting. Wifi worked well and walking distance to many local dining options.
Michael, us2 night trip
RIU Plaza Panama, Panama City
Good6.0
Unpleasant Stay
I stayed at the RIU because my favorite hotel was booked and this hotel had a good rate and good reviews. The hotel is big and therefore has a lot of traffic, too much for my taste. The elevators were always busy and the customer service wasn't on the same level as a smaller hotel. The breakfast was great but my other experiences at the restaurants were inconsistent. On a couple of occasions I ordered the same plate and every time the portion and presentation got worse. I was there on business and therefore my company pays for everything. I normally charge everything to my room including the tip. This was the first time in all my travels that every time I would pay the waiter would ask me for a cash tip. It made me uncomfortable and I didn't like that. I probably won't stay there again.
Gabriel, us5 night trip
RIU Plaza Panama, Panama City
Exceptional10.0
Excellent vacation
Súper!!
Domingo, us2 night trip
RIU Plaza Panama, Panama City
Very Good8.0
Good Experience Overall.
ANA, us3 night trip
RIU Plaza Panama, Panama City
Very Good8.0
Pool area Riu
Rooms and service are OK. Don’t accept the upgrade pkg. for 30 US a night; it is worthless. The bathroom in the pool produces bad smell tha affect the entire pool area and be.
Ricardo, us2 night trip

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RIU Plaza Panama, Panama City

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