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Get an overview of this hotel4-star spa hotel near Avenida Central

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Business center
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

Location

Located in the heart of Panama City, this spa hotel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Avenida Central and within 3 mi (5 km) of Museum of Natural Science and Metropolitan Cathedral of Panama. Museum of History Panama and National Theater are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features 3 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a poolside bar are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 644 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and iPod docks. Guests can enjoy deep soaking tubs, and other standard amenities include 24-hour room service, minibars, and flat-screen TVs.

Languages Spoken

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, RIU Plaza Panama features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This 4-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. This eco-friendly hotel also offers a fitness center, a sauna, and spa services. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

RIU Plaza Panama is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 23 
  • Year Built 2010 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Sauna 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 644 
  • Number of floors - 34 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Dial-up Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

Arts - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch.

Prisma - This restaurant serves breakfast and lunch.

Tastes - This restaurant specializes in fusion cuisine and serves dinner only.

Studio 50 Lobby Bar - This bar specializes in sushi.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

Renova Spa has 1 treatment room. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub.

The spa is open daily. Children under 0 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 1 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

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

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 11 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not 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.
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 20 years old.
No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: PAB 17.60 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: PAB 12 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Riu Panama Plaza
  • Hotel Riu Plaza Panama
  • Riu Hotel Panama Plaza
  • Riu Panama Plaza
  • Riu Plaza Panama
  • Hotel Riu Plaza Panama Panama City
  • RIU Plaza Panama Hotel
  • Hotel Riu Plaza Panama City

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 2 children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Travelife, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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