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Located in the heart of Bella Vista, this luxury hotel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Canopy Tower and 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Metropolitan Cathedral of Panama. Panama Divers PADI Dive Resort and Via Espana are also within 15 minutes.

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas, free valet parking, and a free area shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include 2 bars/lounges, a fitness center, and a poolside bar.

Room Amenities

All 153 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and MP3 docks. Comforts include premium bedding and pillow menus, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Waldorf Astoria Panama features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at one of the 2 coffee shops/cafés. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measure 3391 square feet (315 square meters). This luxury hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, concierge services, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. A complimentary area shuttle within 2 km is available for guests. Onsite valet parking is complimentary.

Waldorf Astoria Panama is a smoke-free property.

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Year Built 2012 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 153 
  • Number of floors - 36 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Hair salon 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 4 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 315 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3391 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Slippers 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • MP3 docking station 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

BRIO Brasserie - This brasserie specializes in French cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Ginger - This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open select days.

Bungalow Terrace Pool Bar - This rooftop bar specializes in international cuisine and serves light fare only. Open daily.

Peacock Alley Lobby Bar - This bar specializes in international cuisine and serves light fare only. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Waldorf Astoria Spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. The spa is equipped with a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


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 time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for PAB 15 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • 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


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between PAB 14.50 and PAB 19.50 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: PAB 40 per person (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: PAB 15 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Panama Waldorf Astoria
  • Waldorf Astoria Hotel Panama
  • Waldorf Astoria Panama
  • Waldorf Astoria Panama Panama City

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. 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. 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. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Best of Waldorf Promotion

Book a stay in a "Best of Waldorf" rate plan category and receive the following:

  • One $50 USD hotel credit per night, per room
Must book the "Best of Waldorf" rate category to qualify. One credit per room, per night and is applied to guest's account at check-out. Cannot be used towards room rate. Complete details available upon check-in. Other restrictions may apply.

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92% of guests recommend
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Beautiful Hotel and friendly staff

5 out of 5
Posted Feb 9, 2017
I was supposed to stay in a junior suite, but due to limited rooms, we were upgraded to a larger room. The facilities were very comfortable and the breakfast good with many options. The staff was courteous and friendly. The hotel has a good location in the center of Panama city.
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Wonderful Staff

5 out of 5
Posted Jan 24, 2017
For a convenient location, at an amazingly reasonable cost, and a pampered and comfortable stay in Panama City, the Waldorf Astoria is a great option. Perhaps the best reason though, is the professional, thoughtful and extraordinary staff. This is our third or so visit to the Waldorf in the last 3 years and the staff remembers us and greets us as if we are family. Why go anywhere else?
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Best hotel in panama

5 out of 5
Posted Jan 6, 2017
The place is well located, the staff is fantastic (regardless of what time you check in), it has a nice pool and pool bar, breakfast is just perfect and overall it's a great place.
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5 out of 5
by from BOGOTA, COL
Posted Jan 3, 2017
Pros: Everything from the building to the breakfast and service.
Cons: Pool zone is so basic and cold
Location: Close to Cinta Costera, to main streets and restaurants.
Great staff, great facilities, great food and great location. Loved everything in the hotel even the pool is small and cold.
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Really good hotel

5 out of 5
by from mex
Posted Jan 2, 2017
Really good hotel, as VIP access I didn't have any room upgrade, they give you free parking and asked for late check out and just got one hour more.... the rooms are excelent.
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Beautiful hotel

5 out of 5
Posted Dec 24, 2016
Beautiful hotel, only a $3 Uber ride to Casco Viejo, plenty of restaurants nearby. I recommend Friend's Food two doors down for breakfast -- all in Spanish but we gringos were able to make it work with pointing to pictures with our patient waitress. Hotel restaurant was "meh" and very expensive, so I recommend going elsewhere, but the rooms were spacious and comfortable, beautifully furnished and clean. Friendly staff, speaking great English.
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Outstanding staff and comfortable rooms

4 out of 5
Posted Dec 22, 2016
Staff and comfort outstanding, food not as good as it used to be
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Great location, heart of Panama, easy access

5 out of 5
by from Boca Raton, FL
Posted Dec 18, 2016
Very good property in a busy area of the city. Easily reachable (great thing because traffic in panama can be rough). Hotel is very good, high end, spacious, a bit impersonal but still friendly and is luxurious but not opulent. Breakfast is good but somewhat mechanical - seems like they are trying to move through guests quickly, but the staff is attentive and courteous. Definitely one of the best properties in town. I will return.
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Great hotel

5 out of 5
Posted Oct 4, 2016
Great hotel, amazing location. Staff was very polite and pleasing
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Great hotel close to shopping and restaurant

5 out of 5
by from Turks & Caicos Island
Posted Sep 18, 2016
Pros: Location
Location: All major malls and restaurants
This a 5 star hotel great service room large and clean friendly staff
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