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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first night in Panama. Hotel was quiet, clean and comfortable. The canal is right there but really no view at all. We were able to walk down closer to it but decided that it was too dark.

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ArangoD1, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Panama Canal, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments Sharon P. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are sorry you could not enjoy the view the way you expected to. We hope you visit us again to have a better experience.

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an option in case you need to stay close to the ciudad del saber. The rooms are old and not taken care. The services are efficient (including cash advance and shuttles to Miraflores) bar food is reasonable, breakfast is just basic.

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ArangoD1, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Panama Canal, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback josefigueira. Regarding your recent visit at our hotel, please accept our sincerest apologies for the disturbance you have experienced during your stay due to the room conditions. Rest assured that these issues will be looked into. We value your comments and welcome the opportunity to serve you again.

El Valle de Anton, Panama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is probably our at least 5th time staying here....probably more. We arrived today purposely almost 1 1/2 hours after check in time, only to be told the room was not ready. We didn't see hardly any vehicles in the parking lot, so guessing there were plenty of rooms that could have been ready. The guy got right on it...I...

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ArangoD1, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Panama Canal, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments travlindream. Our sincere apologies regarding the delay of delivering your room. Also, we are sorry for the condition your room was found. We will make sure to speak to the housekeeping manager and take the corrective measures. We do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future, so that we can...

Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superb Hotel, Very friendly staff. I was immediately upgraded to a room overlooking the Panama Canal. Incredible views of the ocean liners passing through the Canal. Room was spacious with a 32in TV and all the amenities provided by the IHG group of hotels.

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ArangoD1, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Panama Canal, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments 48HariSharma. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us.  A positive guest experience is something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again.

Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

From New York City to Panama City,a big differences in the culture, we were impressed from the warm welcome. The staff are very friendly, the service is perfect and our room was amazing with a very special view. The location is perfect for any activity. Thank you.

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ArangoD1, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Panama Canal, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comment barca1991. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our staff is doing an incredible job with our clients. We hope you visit us again.

Vancouver
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

The hotel is located in a good spot if you want to be detached from pretty much everything. Although you can see the locks....it is not feasible to walk to them. That being said..it is conveniently located to the local bus stops. And I would truly recommend taking one of the very local buses during rush hour...if for nothing else...

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ArangoD1, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Panama Canal, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments unitednationsofwine. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you visit us again.

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 19 December 2016

It is a good hotel, however, the location is not so good. In my case, I had to go to Panamá Channel for work, so it was fine. You need to rent a car, taxi, or Uber to move around. Even for lunch or dinner, you have no choice: Hotel restaurant.

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ArangoD1, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Panama Canal, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review hirokuramochi. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope you visit us soon.

North Ferriby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We visited this hotel firstly as part of an exodus tour group and then remained an extra three nights as a couple. Our stay got off to a terrible start in that our first group meal was a disaster. We waited 1 hour for a drink and then over the course of the next hour the food arrived sporadically. My...

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ArangoD1, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Panama Canal, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments robbo2701. We apologize that your recent stay wasn't pleasant. We will share your comments with our staff so that we can continue to improve our services. We are truly sorry for the inconvenience you experienced with us.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had booked a 5-day stay, but left early because of a lot of issues. I am a Spire Elite member and booked on my corporate rate. According to the IHG website when I booked the room, the rate included breakfast, as is typical. It seemed like a good value, and the reviews mention that it is...

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ArangoD1, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Panama Canal, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid review L R. As an IHG® Spire Elite Member, we truly value your feedback. We are very sorry that your recent stay did not meet expectations. Unfortunately, your reservation did not have the breakfast included. We appreciate your comments and will share these with our team so that we can continue to improve our services.

Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Just off the Miraflores locks a little lonely, not much to do without a car. Very friendly and helpful staff. Clean rooms, comfy bed and good shower. Small pool. Non smoking hotel like all hotels in Panama. Small bar and good food at reasonable prices. Take a room with even numbers for Canal view

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Thank you so much for your comments CaptainIMR. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us, specially our Canal View rooms. We hope you visit us again.

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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Travelers looking for Panama hotel deals will appreciate the great location and outstanding array of amenities found at the Holiday Inn(R) City of Knowledge. Located just minutes away from some of the best attractions and businesses in Panama, our property offers both convenience and great value.Leisure guests are often drawn to our family-friendly Panama City hotel's close proximity to several of the city's best attractions including the visitor center at Miraflores Locks at the Panama Canal, the Albrook Shopping Center (with free shuttle service from our hotel), and the Gamboa Rainforest Resort. But our guests don't even have to leave the hotel to enjoy our sparkling outdoor pool in a beautifully landscaped courtyard, the well-equipped 24-hour Fitness Center, or our gift shop for a souvenir. Our hotel is only a few miles away from Panama City's banking district where many international transactions take place. Our fully-staffed Business Center provides guests with everything they need including copying, courier service, personal computer, and high-speed Internet access.When you're looking for great Panama hotel deals we offer the best. Make your reservations today to get the best Panama travel deals around at our Panama City hotel. You can be assured that when you stay at an IHG Green Engage Hotel, you are participating in an advanced, world-wide sustainability effort. We understand that it is important for you to have an active role in protecting our environment and that's why we've made it easier for you to choose a hotel that matches your sustainable values. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Panama Canal

Address: Ave. Omar Torrijos Herrera Clayton, Panama City 7336, Panama (Formerly Holiday Inn Panama City)
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: £62 - £87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Panama Canal 3*
Number of rooms: 137
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn City Of Knowledge Hotel Panama City
Panama City Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Panama Canal Panama City
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