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Bristol Panama places you within a 10-minute stroll of Via Espana and Canopy Tower. This 125-room, 5-star hotel has conveniences like a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. It's in central Bella Vista and also a short walk from Panama Divers PADI Dive Resort and National Shrine of the Heart of Mary.

Dining

Enjoy dining at one of 2 onsite restaurants including Salsipuedes Restaurant, which specializes in international cuisine. Order from 24-hour room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Rooms

All 125 soundproofed rooms provide iPod docks, minibars, and coffee makers. 42-inch LCD TVs come with cable channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and designer toiletries, and pillowtop beds with Egyptian cotton sheets ensure a restful night. Free newspapers, free bottled water, and laptop-compatible safes are other standard amenities.

Property features

At Bristol Panama, guests enjoy a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. You can take advantage of free valet parking, along with an airport shuttle (available on request) for USD 40 per person one way. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include free WiFi in public areas, 4 meeting rooms, and conference space.

Highlights

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Hotel Amenities

Room Amenities

Bristol Panama offers 125 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 42-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottled water. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Dial-up Internet access (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Bristol Panama features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. The property also offers a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of hotel's 2 bars/lounges. 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 measuring 5649 square feet (525 square meters) include conference space. This luxury hotel also offers spa services, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) is offered to guests. Complimentary valet parking is available on site. A total renovation of this property was completed in March 2014.

Bristol Panama is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 125 
  • Number of floors - 18 
  • Concierge services 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Hair salon 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 4 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 525 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Year Built 1997 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 5649 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

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

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

Parking

Free valet parking

Spa Services

THE SPA at Bristol has 6 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include hot stone massages, massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Children under 15 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Number of treatment rooms 6 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Where to Eat

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

Salsipuedes Restaurant - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Accessibility

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

  • Accessible bathroom 

Nearby Things to Do

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

  • Golfing nearby 

Hotel Policies

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

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding. Children may not be eligible for complimentary breakfast.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

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: USD 15 + 17% per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 40 per person (one way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, 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.

Hotel Name

  • Bristol Hotel Panama
  • Bristol Panama
  • Panama Bristol
  • Bristol Hotel Panama City
  • Bristol Panama City
  • Bristol Panama Hotel Panama City
  • Bristol Panama Panama City
  • Bristol Panama Hotel
  • The Bristol Panama Hotel & SPA Panama City

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Awards & Affiliations

  • Bristol Panama is listed in the 2015 Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 List.
  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

Spa Credit Offer

Book a stay in any rate category and receive the following:

  • 1 20USD spa credit per stay
Full details at check-in. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. Offer subject to availability. Other restrictions may apply.


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