Central Hotel Panama City

Category: deluxe
Style: hotel

About 30 minutes drive from Tocumen International Airport, Central Hotel Panama City is located in the charming historic district of Casco Viejo. Panamanian decor with rooms overlooking the streets of the Plaza de la Independencia and cathedral or Old Town create an ambiance of comfort amid colonial-era glamour. The Central Hotel was the first hotel in Panama at the time it opened in 1974. It has been recognized by UNESCO for its significance within Casco Viejo, a World Heritage Site in Panama City. The Central Hotel has undergone full renovations to preserve the facade and original structure.


The hotel is in a fantastic central location to explore on Casco Viejo on foot! The Central Hotel is within walking distance to the Panama Canal Museum, the Panama Cathedral, restaurants, bars, ice cream shops, and a park near the ocean.


Central Hotel Panama pool

The Central Hotel Panama features a year-round rooftop pool, spa and beauty salon, 24/7 fitness center, concierge, valet parking, four meeting and event venues, guest laundry, and complimentary WiFi. Spa treatments include facials, deep tissue massages, and aromatherapy. The salon specializes in manicures, makeup services, hair styling, and more. The hotel also has a rooftop Bar Lounge with incredible city views, 9 Reinas Argentian Restaurant with an impressive wine menu, and La Central where complimentary breakfast is served daily.

Rooms & Suites

Hotel Central Panama City

Central Hotel Panama City has 135 tastefully decorated guestrooms and suites in the following room categories: deluxe room, premium room, garden view room, junior suite, suite, and presidential suite. Rooms are all similarly decorated with white walls and wooden floors. In-room amenities include air-conditioning, a 47″ flat-screen Samsung HD TV with cable, minibar, coffee maker, 24/7 room service, slippers and robes, digital safe, work desk with chair, alarm clock, iron and ironing board, toiletries and hairdryer, and luxury linens. Rooms are non-smoking.