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Vancouver
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia 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 4 weeks ago

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

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.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

After two hours my friend has finally been served his fish. I had to send back my steak as it was severely overlooked. We also had to wait an hour for a bottle of wine and two glasses. When both food and wine eventually arrived they were very good. But the service was severely frustrating. The hotel itself is very...

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

Thank you so much for your comments naranjita44. We are sincerely sorry for the slowness of the service in the restaurant. We will make sure to share your comments to the staff and take the corrective measures to improve our service. We hope that dispite the service, your overall experience was nice. We do hope to have the opportunity to...

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Nice and close to the Panama Canal and the museum. Not too far from the main part of the city. Not a lot right close to this spot, but the room was nice, the breakfast was good, and the staff were friendly.

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

Thank your so much for your comment Mike G, we appreciate the time you have taken to comment about us. We are really glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope you visit us again.

Fredericksburg, Virginia
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Very nice hotel in a quiet area. Shuttle to the Canal. Good restaurant with great breakfast. Definitely would stay there again. Overall great service. We wanted to run an open tab with AX card, but the front desk didn't seem to "get it", was frustrating.

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

Thank you for your comments LuvEur. It is great to know that you enjoyed our breakfast at our Canal View Restaurant. We apologize for any inconvenience you had with the front desk agent. We will make sure to take the appropriate measures. Thank you for your feedback. We hope you visit us again!

Kingston, Jamaica
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We visited Panama for a workshop from November 20-24 and stayed at the Holiday Inn Panama Canal. The service was excellent from the moment we arrived until the moment we left. The entire staff made us feel welcomed. The food at the Canal View restaurant was delicious and well prepared and all the staff were professional and wiling to help....

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ArangoD1, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Panama Canal, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comment mareeca2000. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us, especially the food from our Canal View Restaurant. We will make sure to share your comment with Javier as it keeps our staff encouraged to serve our clients the way they deserve. We really hope you visit us again!

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Great location, beautiful view on the Panama Canal, nice spacious room, comfortable bed, good breakfast, good restaurant Taberna just 300m on foot, special thanks to the very helpful and friendly receptionist Madelaine!

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Thank you so much for your comments Santeri_Rio about our hotel. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your room and our restaurant. Thank you for commenting about Madelaine, we will make sure to share your comment with her as it is a great encouragement for our staff to give our best to our clients. We hope to...

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  • Pool
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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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: £71 - £94 (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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Holiday Inn City Of Knowledge Hotel Panama City
Panama City Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Panama Canal Panama City
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“back side rooms have a "green view" of the forest.”
 of 5 bubbles hirokuramochi, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask before you get in how much your taxi is, and arrange for a return trip at the same rate.”
 of 5 bubbles 95MikeG95, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with a view on the canal”
 of 5 bubbles Santeri_Rio, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“top floor, canal side for best view”
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“Up high (5th or 6th floor) and facing the Canal. You can watch the big ships as they float by.”
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