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“Perfection in the Casco”

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American Trade Hotel
Ranked #5 of 113 Hotels in Panama City
Certificate of Excellence
New York City, New York
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27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Perfection in the Casco”
Reviewed 15 July 2014

The ATH is the place to stay in PC. The service is outstanding. Alberto answered all of my questions prior to our stay and connected with us during our visit. He is outstanding! The front desk crew and entire team is truly top notch--Maroni and Christian for sure were the charmers! First, the hotel is beautiful. The rooms are spacious (get a room with a balcony overlooking the casco), clean and every detail makes for an extremely comfortable stay. The gym on the first floor is like having a private gym, good equipment and clean! The location of the hotel is perfect right in the center of the casco. (10 min from allbrook airport and 20/25 from PTY). Unido Coffee bar is in the hotel--if you are a coffee drinker you must try the pour-over coffee, delicious! The pool on the roof is small but lovely and a great escape from the heat. The view is outstanding and you can even see the new Bio Museo. Also, the jazz bar in the hotel is fabulous. We caught the sunday evening show..i think tix on sunday are 8 pp. I cannot say enough good things about the ATH and the staff--simply superb. We miss everyone already! Thanks for making our stay so special!

Room Tip: Reserve a room with a balcony
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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Graham M, General Manager at American Trade Hotel, responded to this review, 16 July 2014
Yes! Jaymelh, what an outstanding review, thank you. It appears you hit every one of our outlets with gusto, amazing. We shall now celebrate Alberto’s outstanding-ness and both Maroni and Christian’s charm. In fact, I think our entire team will high five one another. We’re truly grateful for your visit and that we were able to provide such a superb experience. Come back soon!

All our best,

Your friends at ATH
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San Francisco, California
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

Great job on this new hotel --- ideally located facing a plaza near the water in the heart of colonial panama city. Everybody working here was incredibly friendly and fun to be around. The restoration of the rooms and common areas is exquisite.... it was the perfect way to spend a day in Panama with plenty of sights, restaurants and bars within a few blocks.

Room Tip: Room 302 has very high ceilings and a balcony overlooking a plaza
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Graham M, General Manager at American Trade Hotel, responded to this review, 16 July 2014
Hi adtripvizor. Thanks for spending the day with us - and your compliments! We like to think we’re a fun bunch too. Looking forward to your next visit to Plaza Herrera.

Cheers,

ATH Team
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 12 July 2014

The American Trade Hotel is a jewel property. A boutique hotel that is an oasis of new and casual elegance in Panama. Rooms are very well appointed with attention to details. Large proportions, top notch electronics and bedding. Even the bathroom is of high calibre. Definitely recommend.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Graham M, General Manager at American Trade Hotel, responded to this review, 15 July 2014
We love the idea of being Panama City's "Jewel"! Thank you for your note, JCGSibarita. Until next time.

all the best,

ATH Team
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New York City, New York
1 review
Reviewed 7 July 2014

The Ace Panama Hotel is hands down one of the best hotel experiences I have had. From the moment you walk in you are treated in the most spectacular way. I was lost on the way from the airport and Victor stayed on the phone with me the whole way till I got there. Yenny was another unforgettable part of my stay. She was so in tuned with what you needed and was always there with a huge smile. I would recommend this hotel to everyone. Thank you so much to Victor and Yenny for making my stay amazing!

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled solo
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Graham M, General Manager at American Trade Hotel, responded to this review, 9 July 2014
Hi mld96. Victor and Yenny are stars - we agree. Always an honor to celebrate such feedback, thank you for sharing. Come back soon!

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 6 July 2014

The American Trade Hotel is a great property. The hotel is clean, comfortable and functional. However, what stood out the best was the emphasis of the staff on one's comfort. They do try hard to make sure that your stay in Panama City would be pleasant and easy. I never met a stoic nor a brooding face. Everybody is smiling and asking how they can make your day's plans work and feel better. It was not the obligatory "how are you , have a nice day " kind of exchange. One time, when the car service did not have change for us, a staff member offered to give us his change but when he found out it was not enough he went to a nearby grocery store to have our money changed. (That was Alex by the way.) If they think you are thirsty, they will go get a bottle of water for you. It is easy to keep a hotel clean and the property immaculate but having a staff that would care is kind of hard to find. Bravo !

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank jmrmd
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Graham M, General Manager at American Trade Hotel, responded to this review, 7 July 2014
Hi jmrmd. We're still smiling - even more so after reading your review. Please rest assured Alex's efforts will be celebrated, as will those of our entire team. We believe very strongly in the idea of hosting our guests at American Trade Hotel, and are thrilled you felt as cared for as you did. We thank you for sharing your experience - come back soon!

all our best,

Your Friends at ATH
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Hoboken, New Jersey
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2014

We loved this hotel. It's in Casco Viejo which is the old part of Panama City. The area has great charm and is really an up and coming part of the city. We loved the amenities and the old feel of this new hotel.

Room Tip: Get a room on a higher floor to avoid the street noise.
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2014

Truly one of the best hotel experiences we've had. This is an instance in which the hype (and editorial coverage) about the hotel truly matches the experience. A great location in the center of Casco Viejo -- and the building, like that of many of the neighborhood, has been lovingly restored. From the moment you walk in, you have a sense of what this neighborhood in its "day". The place has a laid back, easy but highly comfortable style. A loving and careful eye certainly went into its design. We love looking at the features, aesthetic and overall ambience that went into (re)building this place -- even the coffee table book (The Magic Web) in the lobby is an amazing touch (and an edition that seems to be unable to be found anywhere else). The service is first rate -- every staff member is knowledgeable and helpful. They couldn't be more accommodating. A huge congrats to the team that created American Trade Hotel.

Room Tip: high floor with terrace and pacific view
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Graham M, General Manager at American Trade Hotel, responded to this review, 6 July 2014
Thank you for your praise, amanwarren! We couldn’t be happier in hearing American Trade is up at the top when measuring your best hotel experiences. There is no doubt it is a special hotel, successfully bringing us ALL back to the “day.” Looking very much forward to your next visit.

cheers,

Your friends at ATH
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Property: American Trade Hotel
Address: Avenida Central & Calle 8 | Plaza Herrera Casco Antiguo, Panama City 0857, Panama
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Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Panama City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4.5 star — American Trade Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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