Hotels in Panama City, Panama

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Panama City, Panama
May 26 — May 272
Panama City, Panama
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$24 - $156

CHEAPEST NEIGHBORHOOD IN PANAMA CITYSanta Ana69% cheaperHotels in Santa Ana are the cheapest in Panama City at just $24 per night on average
MOST EXPENSIVE NEIGHBORHOOD IN PANAMA CITYJuan Diaz51% more expensiveJuan Diaz has the highest priced hotels in Panama City with rooms averaging $156 per night
MOST POPULAR NEIGHBORHOOD IN PANAMA CITYBella Vista73% more users visitedMore momondo users search for hotels in Bella Vista than any other neighborhood in Panama City

Things to do in Panama City

Hotels in popular neighborhoods in Panama City

Below are the most popular neighborhoods in Panama City to stay in, as well as some of the best hotels in each area

When to book a hotel in Panama City

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Low SeasonOctobercheapest month to stay
High SeasonFebruarymost expensive time to stay
34%expected price decrease
48%expected price increase


$63 - $182

Highest day of weekThursdayis the most expensive day of the week to book
Cheapest day of weekSaturdayis the cheapest day of the week to book
$98is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
$84is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
Cheapest time to bookThe cheapest time to book hotels in Panama City is: 1-2 star, on the same day that your stay begins. 3 star, on the same day that your stay begins. 4-5 star, on the same day that your stay begins.

1-2 star

$24 - $29

3 star

$59 - $65

4-5 star

$100 - $112

Panama City travel tips

Panama’s major local airport is situated in Panama City. Known as Aeropuerto Marcos A. Gelabert, this major local airport is close to the Albrook bus terminal and the Mall. Buses are the basic transit mode that most travelers and Panamanians use to get around. They operate frequently and are fast and affordable. One of the nation’s biggest bus terminals is found in the city of Panama. Referred to as Gran Terminal de Transportes, you’ll find this terminal in the Albrook neighborhood. You’ll find two other large hubs in David and Santiago. Azuero Peninsula’s major bus terminals are situated in Las Tablas and Chitre. Several parts of Panama City rely on boats as their major mode of transportation, such as the archipelagos of Guna Yala and Bocas del Toro. Water-taxis and ferries move frequently between Panama City and Isla Contadora.

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4-star hotels

Cheapest $32

Average $93

Most expensive $252

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Where to stay in Panama City

Found in the city’s southern area, Casco Viejo is a historic territory that’s ideal for travelers who want to indulge in Panamanian culture and history. It’s one of the most exciting places to reside in the Capital. The atmosphere is eclectically trendy, hip, historical, international and bohemian. This district also offers a lot of nightlife. Bella Vista is another exciting place for travelers to stay in. It’s saturated with high-rises galore and condominium luxury towers. It’s recommended to book hotels in Panama City located in Bella Vista since they are cost-friendly and available in surplus. Bella Vista offers everything from fast-food restaurants to high-end bistros, tour operators, shops, casinos and bars.

Learn about attractions and sights in Panama City

The city’s alluring beach is adored by tourists and locals of all ages, who visit it to play, socialize, relax, swim or bask in the sun. some of the top landmarks on the waterfront include Pier Park and City Pier. You can also find cheap hotels in Panama City located along the beachfront. You can also visit St. Andrews State park and explore Shell Island, a large barrier island with an incredible beach stretch. Shell Island has great snorkeling spots and the Shell Island Snorkel and Dolphin Excursion host a dolphin-watching cruise at St. Andrews Bay. One of the options for off-beach activities during cooler days is a visit to ZooWorld. It’s a small zoo with a wide assortment of animals such as giraffes, lions, tigers, reptiles and tropical birds.

Apart from harboring various hotels in Panama City, it’s also home to diverse, eclectic and forward-thinking neighborhoods. Elcangrejo is home to an ever-growing, trendy street dubbed Via Argentina, that provides an assortment of exciting restaurants offering traditional Panamanian, Indian food, sushi and so on. Towards El Cangrejo's other side is Via Espana, which is Obarrio’s business-savvy and ultra-chic neighborhood. If you’re looking for luxury, find Panama City hotels located in Obarrio’s ultra-chic neighborhood.

Participate in the vibrant Annual Flower and Coffee Festival (Boquete) in January. It attracts thousands of people for 10 consecutive days. Expect to see lush flower exhibitions and handicrafts booths. During February, you can be part of the Carnaval celebration that occurs during the four days preceding Ash Wednesday. The biggest celebrations are conducted in Azuero Peninsula’s small towns, such as Las Tablas. There’s also the Emerald Coast Cruzin event, which is a bi-annual car exhibition held at Aaron Bessant Park that sports several classic cars and hot rods. The yearly Panama City Scottish Beach Festival occurs at Frank Brown Park. This festival features athletic Scottish competitions, Irish and Scottish musical performances, and Irish and Scottish drinks and food.

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Avenida Balboa is one of the places you cannot miss visiting when taking a trip to Panama as this important avenue is the most popular in all Panama City. Whether you are on a business trip, family vacation, or just looking to have a fun-filled weekend, Avenida Balboa Avenue has everything you need. Staying in a hotel on this avenue will ensure that you get easy access to the city center, Panama City Beach, and Cinta Costera. Some of the hotels on this avenue are Torres de Alba Hotel & Suites and Hotel Milan. These cheap Panama hotels strategically located in the heart of the city place you just a short distance from the beach and only blocks away from dining options like Machu Picchu Restaurant, Martin Fierro, and Chris Restaurant. Torres de Alba Hotel & Suites also has a business center, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center as part of the amenities.

Most hotels in Panama City are kid-friendly as they have amenities and services that fit the needs of parents traveling to Panama with their kids. These kid-friendly hotels in Panama City have fully furnished family rooms, pools, and fine accommodations for your kid’s pet. Consider staying at Intercontinental Miramar Panama Hotel if you are looking for a kid-friendly hotel in Panama City. This pet-friendly accommodation boasts of large family rooms with cribs, a private pool, and a 24-hour front desk that helps you during your stay. It also has children’s television networks and a playground to keep your kids lively. Child care or babysitting services are also provided for those parents who would love some time alone or to carry out other tasks during their stay in Panama City.

Consider staying in the hotels in Balboa, Albrook, or Cerro Ancon neighborhoods if you are looking for a peaceful and cheap hotel in Panama, a place where you can loosen up and re-energize after a long week’s work. The hotels in these neighborhoods tend to be less busy as they are away from the city center and close to the residential area. One such hotel is Hostal Amador Familiar, a short drive from Amador Causeway and Albrook Shopping Mall. This cheap Panama City hotel provides a library, playground, table tennis, and a gaming room as part of the recreational amenities. Radisson Hotel Panama Canal is another hotel that would guarantee you a peaceful stay. This fine establishment has a well-equipped fitness center for workouts or muscle building. Resistance bands, weights, treadmills, and jump ropes are some of the amenities available in its fitness center. Moreover, it boasts of highly-rated spa services, including facial treatments, body massages, nail care, and hair care.

If you want to stay close to some of the best eateries in Panama City, consider staying in the hotels along Avenida Balboa Avenue, Panama City, or those around the city center. This avenue places you close to a wide range of dining options like Azahar Panama Restaurant, Restaurant Boulevard Balboa, Piso 5 Café, Saril Kitchen & Lounge, McDonald’s, Zi Maria Pizzeria, Santino Café, and Porki Pollos Restaurant. These restaurants are ideal for a variety of travelers as they cover a wide range of cuisines. Consider staying at Le Meridien Panama Restaurant as this fine hotel will place you blocks away from these dining options. You can also stay at Hilton Hotel, Avenida Balboa Panama, which will place you a short drive from these dining options and walking distance to Friend’s Foods and T.G.I. Fridays.

On average, people stay in Panama City, Panama for a total of 3 nights.

Hotels in Panama City, Panama show a range of prices for their rooms. These are determined by factors such as availability, locale and amenities. On average, rooms will be around $110 per night.

October is the cheapest month to book a hotel in Panama City, Panama. Prices can be 34% lower than other, busier months; so this is a great time to get a good deal.

Room prices for hotels in Panama City, Panama will be at their lowest on Friday and peak on Wednesday.

$56 is how much a hostel (and up to 2 star hotels) in Panama City, Panama could cost you each night. Booking a hostel could save you $55 when compared to the average price of a hotel in Panama City, Panama.

When visiting Panama City, Panama, people tend to book hotels in Casco Viejo, Calidonia, Juan Diaz and Santa Ana.

While temperatures are typically very high in Panama City during June, there is a higher chance for rainfall as the average for the month is about 9.4″. Taking into account the higher potential for rain in June, those staying at a hotel in Panama City should plan to visit popular indoor attractions such as Albrook Shopping Mall, Via Espana, and Metromall Panama.

There are 13 vacation rentals in Panama City, Panama, with Marriott Executive Apartments Panama City, Finisterre being the most popular among momondo users. Find deals on vacation rentals in Panama City, Panama.

Yes, the city of Panama City, Panama has hostels available. You can choose from 55 Panama City, Panama hostels. We recommend staying at Hotel Pension Corona, which is the most popular among our users. Search for hostels in Panama City, Panama.

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Hotel Hsr

Calle 31 Este, Panama City, Panama


Grand International Hotel

Via Argentina y Jose Marti, 17, Panama City, Panama



14506 Calle 31 Este, Panama City, Panama

The Westin Panama

The Westin Panama

La Rotonda Street, Costa Del Este, Panama City, Panama

Best Western El Dorado Panama Hotel

Best Western El Dorado Panama Hotel

Blvd El Dorado Calle 23 1/2b N, Panama City, Panama

Express Inn Panama International Airport Hostel

Express Inn Panama International Airport Hostel

Calle Enrique Malek, Panama City, Panama

Hostel Loco Coco Loco

Hostel Loco Coco Loco

Calle 55 Este, House 4, Panama City, Panama

Residencial Turistico El Descanso

Residencial Turistico El Descanso

calle 31 calidonia entre avenida peru y avenida central, Panama City, Panama


Doña Pancha Panama

Panama City, Panama

Central Hotel Panama

Central Hotel Panama

Plaza de la Independencia, Calle 5a Este, Panamá, Panama, Panama City, Panama

Residencial Turistico Cuba

Residencial Turistico Cuba

Calle 37 Avenida Cuba Calidonia, Panama City, Panama


Hostel Mamallena

Calle Primera Perejil. Casa #762, Panama City, Panama

Zebulo Hostel

Zebulo Hostel

Calle Abel Bravo entre calle 54 y 55 Este, Obarrio Casa 1B, Panama City, Panama


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