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1 room, 2 adults

Oriental Panama City

3.5-star3.5 stars
Avenida 2da Sur, Obarrio, Bella Vista, Panama City, Panama, 0823-05432, Panama

Beaux Arts hotel with 2 restaurants, near Via Espana
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Great location
Best value for money
Service is adequate
Room is all right

Oriental Panama City

  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed
  • Superior Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed

What’s around Oriental Panama City


  • In Campo Alegre
  • Via Espana - 3 min walk
  • Uruguay Street - 10 min walk
  • Avenida Balboa - 14 min walk
  • Cinta Costera - 17 min walk
  • Multiplaza Pacific Mall - 23 min walk
  • El Dorado Mall - 45 min walk
  • National Shrine of the Heart of Mary - 3 min walk

Getting around

  • Tocumen Intl. Airport (PTY) - 30 min drive
  • Panama City (PAC-Marcos A. Gelabert Intl.) - 12 min drive
  • Balboa (BLB-Panama Pacifico Intl.) - 25 min drive
  • Panama City Passenger Station - 19 min drive
  • Iglesia del Carmen Station - 4 min walk
  • Vía Argentina - 12 min walk
  • Santo Tomas Station - 20 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 143 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 14 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking

  • Valet parking *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Free reception
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Nightclub
Working away
  • 24-hour business centre
  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 2
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built – 2014
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Oriental Panama City’s small print

Also known as

  • BlueBay City Panamá Hotel Panama City
  • Occidental Panamá City Barceló Hotel Group
  • Occidental Panamá City Barceló Group Panama City
  • Occidental Panamá City Barceló Group
  • Occidental Panamá City
  • Occintal Panamá City Barceló
  • Oriental Panama City Hotel
  • Oriental Panama City Panama City
  • Oriental Panama City Hotel Panama City
  • BlueBay City Panamá Hotel
  • BlueBay City Panamá Panama City
  • Occidental Panamá City Hotel Panama City
  • BlueBay City Panama Panama City
  • Occidental Panamá City Hotel
  • Occidental Panamá City Panama City
  • Occidental Panama City
  • Occidental Panamá City Barceló Hotel Group Panama City


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 30.00 (subject to availability)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 30.00 (subject to availability)

Valet parking costs USD 5.00 per day

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 14.99 for adults and USD 7.99 for children (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 37 per room (one-way)

Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 1 and 9 costs USD 0 (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Oriental Panama City

  • Does Oriental Panama City offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Oriental Panama City does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Oriental Panama City?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Oriental Panama City?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Oriental Panama City?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to midnight. There's a charge of USD 30.00 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge of USD 30.00 (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Oriental Panama City?
    Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants. Nearby restaurants include Uruguay Street (10-min walk).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Oriental Panama City?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 37 per room one-way.

Recent reviews

Very good 8.0 From 732 reviews

Very good 8.0
A lit more knowledge would have helped.
The hotel was beautiful and you get way more than you pay for. I do wish there was earlier check in being that panama is a transportation hub, so a lot of people are coming in at all times of the day. They did offer an earlier check in for $33. I passed but thankfully they held my bags while i explored. I was not informed that the key card controled access to the elevator or that i had to put the card in a slot in the room for electricity to work. The lack of knowledge of how much access the key granted you is why i gave it a 4 instead of a 5. Again beautiful hotel and i do plan on going back to stay next time I'm in panama.
Christian, us1 night trip
Good 6.0
A so-so hotel with a good location
I don't really want to leave a bad review or not necessarily a good one either. The desk service was good. The room was comfortable but at times I saw litter in the lobby, elevator and other places. Room was clean but I couldn't get hot showers the first night and the next morning. They had to call maintenance. It turned out the water had to run for 10 minutes to get hot water. It was puzzling since they have a dry season where they have to be careful on how much water is being used until the rainy season. To be fair this was not the best but for the money it was decent. I did get a good night sleep and it is in a good location with lot's of restaurants close by.
Linda, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great Place all Around
It was very good all around, the cleanliness, comfort and service were great! Also the location and breakfast were nice
Ricardo, us1 night family trip
Fair 4.0
Once great hotel becomes mismanaged mess.
I stayed at this hotel several times under the previous management, Barcelo. This hotel was a find. Cool, clean, great staff and a great breakfast. Now reborn as the Oriental it is understaffed, giving way to poor service and cleanliness. The elevators floors were sticky and strewn with cans and plastic cups in the morning. The breakfast has gone from great to average at best. Wonderful pastries replaced with bad brownies. Tasty eggs and sides replaced with salty eggs and sides. Fruit is still okay. Did not see yogurt and the coffee is definitely a step down. Disco music pumps in the breakfast room. “Cool”- Not. Nothin here to recommend. There are many better value options in the area. Sorry to see former owners sell it off. I won’t be back.
Richard AA, us1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Good place to stay. Friendly staff.
Stephan, ca1 night trip with friends
Good 6.0
not sure how it got 4 Stars rating. I didn't appreciate the stuff telling my wife that her sister can't come up to visit. Where did they get that policy from?
us1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
El hotel esta bien situado, llegamos muy tarde y salimos temprano pero el personal muy atento y el desayuno excelente. Lo unico que podria agregar es que se necesita mas luz en la habitacion. Gracias
Lourdes, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
The hotel is in a great location to visit the city of Panama . Not greatly impressed by the service or ambiance .
William, gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Good hotel close to downtown. Carpets in the hallways need attention. Fridges in the rooms actually not fridges I was told by front desk because they don’t seem to be able to cool anything. Otherwise decent hotel.
Stephan, ca1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great stay
Great room for the price, for a 3-day B-day weekend. Very close to everything you'll want to go or places that will get you there. Nightclub on the rooftop is great as well, which from the room can hardly be heard.
us3 night trip with friends

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