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1 room, 2 adults

Hotel Riu Plaza Panama, Panama City

4-star4 stars
Calle 50, Urb. Marbella, Panama City, Panama, Panama

4-star hotel with 3 restaurants, near Crown Casino
  • Free WiFi
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  • The Riu Plaza was lovely. It was in a great location for all things downtown. The staff…Mar. 8, 2020
  • We stayed for 3 nights at the end of Feb 2020. Pretty nice hotel, the breakfast buffet…Mar. 2, 2020

Hotel Riu Plaza Panama, Panama City

from $131 CAD
  • Deluxe
  • Executive Twin Room
  • Suite
  • Deluxe, City View
  • Deluxe
  • Executive King Room
  • 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)
  • Deluxe Hotwire ROH

What’s around Hotel Riu Plaza Panama, Panama City


  • In Campo Alegre
  • Crown Casino - 11 min walk
  • Fiesta Casino - 14 min walk
  • Avenida Central - 19 min walk
  • Museum of Natural Science - 34 min walk
  • Metropolitan Cathedral of Panama - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Museum of History Panama - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • National Theater - 3 mi / 4.9 km

Getting around

  • Tocumen Intl. Airport (PTY) - 15 min drive
  • Panama City (PAC-Marcos A. Gelabert Intl.) - 13 min drive
  • Balboa (BLB-Panama Pacifico Intl.) - 18 min drive
  • Panama City Passenger Station - 11 min drive
  • Iglesia del Carmen Station - 11 min walk
  • Vía Argentina - 14 min walk
  • Santo Tomas Station - 24 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

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


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

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

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Payment types at the property

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • 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 1
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Fitness facilities
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2010
  • Elevator
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public restroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Braille signage
  • Closed-captioned TV
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
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
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


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

Prisma - This restaurant serves breakfast and lunch. Open daily.

Tastes - This restaurant specializes in fusion cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open select days.

Studio 50 Lobby Bar - This bar specializes in sushi. Open daily.

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.

Hotel Riu Plaza Panama, Panama City’s small print

Also known as

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


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.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs PAB 12 per day with in/out privileges

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.

FAQs for Hotel Riu Plaza Panama, Panama City

  • Does Hotel Riu Plaza Panama offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Hotel Riu Plaza Panama does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is Hotel Riu Plaza Panama currently open?
    This property is closed from March 20 2020 to August 31 2020 (dates subject to change).
  • Is parking offered at Hotel Riu Plaza Panama?
    Yes. Valet parking costs PAB 12 per day.
  • Is there a pool at Hotel Riu Plaza Panama?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Hotel Riu Plaza Panama?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Riu Plaza Panama?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to midnight. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Riu Plaza Panama?
    Yes, there are 3 onsite restaurants. Nearby restaurants include Uruguay Street (6-min walk).
  • What is there to do near Hotel Riu Plaza Panama?
    Recommended spots to visit include Crown Casino (11-min walk) and Fiesta Casino (14-min walk), along with Avenida Central (1 mi) and Museum of Natural Science (1.8 mi).

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 948 reviews

Good 6.0
My Last RIU Stay
This has been my second time Staying at an IRU property and will Be my last. Rooms are old outdated and smelly . Low quality amenities in room, pool was ok only good thing about this place is the location.
Mark, ca2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Gorgeous pool
The pool was the best spot. The crown lounge is neat too. Over all we felt the place was amazing and definitely stay here again
Carly, ca3 night romance trip
Poor 2.0
Terrible service
Steer clear
ca2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Wonderful Stay
It was very comfortable. They recommended la vespa for italian food. 2 blocks from the hotel and outstanding food!
Thomas, ca2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Panama City hotel
Very convenient hotel. Great location and good value for money
ca4 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
beautiful hotel, service could be a bit better especially at the pool restaurant. very slow. great area.
Nicole A, ca3 night romance trip
Good 6.0
Atmosphere was good and service was good However the room was dirty, The smell that’s sprayed throughout hotel gave me asthma attack . I was switched 3 times . Rooms need updating . Towels not in good condition , bedding needs updating, quality of sheets are poor
Niulka, us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Awesome Hotel
This hotel is excellent, the rooms, the view, the food,the staff and enjoy it everytime.
ORLANDO, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
It was a good stay! I had to change rooms because of a foul order in the mattress room 1106 but they changed me immediately the nightly entertainment was great! Overall it was a good stay
Dawn, us4 night trip with friends

Hotel Riu Plaza Panama, Panama City

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