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Get an overview of this hotel3-star hotel near Metropolitan Cathedral of Panama

Location

Located in the heart of Calidonia, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Museum of Natural Science and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Metropolitan Cathedral of Panama. National Bank House Museum and Afro Antillean Museum are also within 10 minutes.

Hotel Features

A casino, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a rooftop terrace, and a conference center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 200 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and room service. For a bit of entertainment, plasma TVs come with cable channels, and guests will also find refrigerators and hair dryers.

Hotel City House Soloy & Casino

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. 3 meeting rooms are available. For a surcharge, the property provides an area shuttle within 300 meters and a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request). This Calidonia hotel also offers a casino, an outdoor pool, and a rooftop terrace. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Hotel City House Soloy & Casino is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 200 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Number of floors - 12 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Casino 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1977 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Conference center 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Restaurante El Faro - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Mai Tai - This bar is located by the pool. Reservations are required. Open select days.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No pets or service animals allowed

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: USD 8.2 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 30 per person (one way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Gran Hotel Casino Soloy
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  • Gran Hotel Soloy & Casino Panama City
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  • Gran Soloy Casino Panama City
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We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.


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3.0 out of 5
48% of guests recommend
3.5 Room cleanliness
3.4 Service & staff
3.0 Room comfort
2.8 Hotel condition
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Just an average hotel

2 out of 5
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Posted Dec 28, 2016
Pros: I enjoyed my hot showers and the cleanliness of the room. Must say we stayed there only for the location, otherwise we would have moved out!
When we checked in we were given a room on the 10th floor. Excited to start our trip we got in the elevator. A bit exhausted of our flight, ready to jump on the bed and rest. To my surprise the room was dirty. Towels on the floor, the bed was not made etc etc. I try not to be a difficult person and went back to the front desk. No apology from the clerk who just said "ow that's awful" and send us back to another room. The people are not very service minded to my opinion. I woke up with back pain every morning, and so did my family members. The overall condition of the hotel is very old.
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They couldn't locate my expedia reservation.

2 out of 5
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Posted Apr 29, 2016
Pros: no comments
Cons: the reservation office.
Location: no comments
they couldn't locate my expedia reservation, until I call expedia, in the mean time they procede to charge my debit card.
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Nasty location

2 out of 5
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Posted Feb 4, 2016
Was a nice hotel many years ago but is quite run down now. Nasty part of town.
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hotel so so

3 out of 5
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Posted Nov 11, 2015
Pros: BREAKFAST
Cons: no garbage in the room,towels with holes and dirty looking. no towels available for two other guest.
Could not swim pool was closed at 6pm, why have a pool then. Had to look for towels and shampoo. the price was too much for the location.
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Old Hotel, Renovations Nice Pool

3 out of 5
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Posted Sep 16, 2015
Pros: The rooftop view and pool was Amazing, that was literally the best part of this hotel. The check in /checkout process was really really simple.
Cons: The hotel is currently undergoing a series of renovations. I hated the bright orange dated bedding. Mold smell is an indicator of a larger issue.
This was my first trip to Panama City. I had a very lavish stay my first couple of nights. Then I stayed in this hotel for 2 nights, it was enjoyable. However my room had an incredibly strong mold odor. It is connected to a casino and I noticed immediately that there was a higher police presence in this part of the city. As a single woman traveling alone I kept this in mind, I walked across the street and had several meals at Alcapolco. I also took a taxi($4) to Casco Viejo and spent the day exploring. I did not get to go to the fish market. The locals told me about it. I did not get to eat the breakfast.
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A good value if you don't need luxury.

4 out of 5
by from Boston
Posted Mar 16, 2015
Pros: value
Cons: chairs in pool area
Location: There is much to explore in the city, and there is a very good shopping area for groceries and essentials across the street.
Good security and adequate accommodations. If you define value as amenities divided by cost, it comes out well. The breakfasts were nutritious and adequate - with good coffee. They do, however, need to purchase more usable chairs for the pool area. There was actually only one good chaise up there at the rooftop pool.
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Good value hotel and location,clean room

4 out of 5
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Posted Mar 9, 2015
Pros: We had a newly renovated room that was very nice.
Cons: Get a shower bye the pool and clean up the toilets too.
Location: Short taxi fare to old Panama.
This hotel gets bus loads of families with children involved in sports.Lucky for us,we checked in minutes before.The hotel is in a good location,near the REY store and some restaurants.Pool on the roof is OK
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2 out of 5
by from Panama, PA
Posted Feb 18, 2015
The experience was bad, when you arrive there was no electricity (it was not their fault), but had no power plant so we had to climb to the second floor by the stairs. When I get electricity, air conditioning and room did not work, the beds were moving place, etc. They have a bar upstairs, but does not work. A Casino where comes all sorts of people. The breakfast was not nice, had rice is not how, chicken wings in red sauce, egg, all you can eat was bread with butter and coffee.
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Kind people make all he difference

3 out of 5
by from seattle
Posted Jan 23, 2015
Pros: The employees and location
Cons: Towels at the pool. We had to call 3 times. As system is neede, getting the room number, and giving the employee name night help
Yes, the place it a bit run down...what most bothered us was on Expedia it read $52 a night for up to four people. I entered 2 adults and two kids, updated, and still $52. After I entered in the credit card, it revealed $89...,be aware! However, due to Lily, at the front desk, it was well worth the money. She broke the rules by kindly checking us in early, in a quiet room. Management did enter our room I'm the night, as they were checking, ?, as we were not on the books,? then in the morning the same man who had entered our room was waiting at the breakfast buffet to beg foregivness. The doorman, sorry I don't have his name, gives out great information, clear and exactly what we were looking for - a cheap, quick place to eat. We had 3 meals at the corner shop/restaurant. Great advice! The kindness of the employees made all the difference.
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Don't go unless you carry a portable printer

2 out of 5
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Posted Jan 22, 2015
Afternoon manager said I had to present printed proof of reservation to get expedia prepaid room. He refused looking at smartphone's reservation confirmation. Had me 20 minutes waiting and, finally, had someone else take care of me. They said didn't find the reservation althogh was made several hours ago.
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