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RIU Plaza Panama is a short stroll from Via Espana and Multicentro Panama. This 4-star hotel welcomes guests with 644 rooms and conveniences like a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. It's in central Panama City and also close to Metropolitan Cathedral of Panama and Multiplaza Pacific Mall.

Dining

Free hot/cold buffet breakfast is served each morning from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM. Have a drink at the bar or enjoy dining at one of 3 onsite restaurants like Arts, which specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café.

Rooms

All 644 soundproofed rooms provide iPod docks, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Along with relaxing touches like rainfall showers and deep soaking tubs, bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Safes, phones, and ironing boards are other standard amenities.

Property features

At RIU Plaza Panama, guests enjoy a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Valet parking is available for PAB 10 per day. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with concierge services and luggage storage. Other amenities at this spa hotel include a spa tub, a sauna, and free WiFi in public areas.

Highlights

  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

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. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This 4-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. 23 meeting rooms are available. This eco-friendly hotel also offers a fitness center, a sauna, and a terrace. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

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

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

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

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • 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 high-speed Internet 
  • Dial-up Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 

Where to Eat

A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

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.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

Renova Spa has massage/treatment rooms, couples treatment room(s), and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and facials. 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.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make special requests for 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

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.
  • Valet parking fee: PAB 10 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

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 3 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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