Ever since welcoming our first guests on January 15, 1951, Hotel El Panama Convention Center & Casino has been the grandest address in Panama. Infusing five-star amenities and service with authentic Latin exuberance and flair, this one-of-a-kind destination remains a proud standard bearer of Panamanian history, tradition and culture.

From our dynamic location – in the heart of Panama’s financial district, moments from the headquarters of prestigious international corporations and walking distance from the city’s best shopping, restaurants, nightclubs, and casinos – we welcome you to discover an architecturally significant hotel with a history as rich and fascinating as Panama itself.

Following more than six decades of renovations and enhancements, one of Panama’s most legendary hotels is now one of its most modern – with every comfort today’s discerning corporate and holiday travelers seek.

Our mid-century-style accommodations include spacious guest rooms and suites, including Pool Cabanas and Deluxe Floors that offer complimentary Continental breakfast daily, high-speed wireless Internet access, and butler service to attend to your every need. Leisure amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, massage parlor and the largest, most beautiful pool in Panama.

For corporate guests, El Panama is the only hotel in Panama with its own Convention Center. Boasting a total of 33,383 square feet of meeting space and 25 meeting rooms, the hotel offers an expert team of event professionals to organize and execute flawless corporate or social events of up to 3,000 delegates.

When it comes to impeccable guest service, the hotel that ushered in a new era of luxury and refinement to Panama City continues the tradition to this day – with a gracious staff that almost seems to predict your every need.

Experience Hotel El Panama and immerse yourself in the five-star embrace that has kept generations of guests returning to our iconic destination time and again.


With magnificent views of the hotel’s beautiful pool, cabanas and gardens in one direction and the Panama City skyline in the other, the accommodations at Hotel El Panama Convention Center & Casino immerse guests in a luxury experience beyond compare.

Every detail of our guest rooms and suites has been designed to reflect the elegance and sophistication of the grandest five-star hotel in Panama. Choose from a variety of accommodations that provide just the environment you seek — from spacious guest rooms to suites, Pool Cabanas, and Deluxe Floors with private butler service. Within each room and suite, classic-meets-mid-century décor, lush fabrics, and elegant furnishings lend a dash of urban sophistication.

For your comfort and convenience, in-room amenities include:

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet
  • Security Box
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Hairdryer
  • Complimentary Coffee
  • Rooms for Disabled
  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • Anti-Noise Windows
  • Deluxe Spa Amenities
  • Bathrobes

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With an impeccable tradition for service and five-star comfort, Hotel El Panama Convention Center & Casino is Panama’s premier destination for corporate and leisure travel. Enjoy the extensive array of features that distinguish this architecturally significant landmark as an unrivaled travel destination.

El Panama features 350 elegantly decorated rooms and suites, each offering commanding views of Panama City or the hotel’s beautiful gardens and pool.
The hotel’s lushly landscaped outdoor pool – the largest, most beautiful hotel pool in Panama – offers a relaxing respite under swaying palm trees. Enjoy a workout in the 24-hour fitness center or allow our Concierge to arrange for a massage at the massage parlor.

For onsite meetings and special events, El Panama is the only hotel in Panama with its own Convention Center. Boasting a total of 33,383 square feet of meeting space and 25 meeting rooms, the hotel offers an expert team of event professionals to organize and execute flawless corporate or social gatherings of up to 3,000 guests. For last-minute work emergencies, a full-service business center is available to all hotel guests.

Hotel El Panama Services And Amenities Include:

  • Breakfast Buffet
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet
  • Concierge Services
  • 24-Hour Fitness Center
  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • Massage Cabanas
  • Sauna & Turkish Bath
  • Largest Pool in Panama (towel service provided)
  • Pool Bar
  • 10% Discount at the Restaurant in the Miraflores Locks Canal (transportation included)
  • Discounts at the Crown Casino in Panama
  • Shopping Card
  • Business Center
  • Tour Desk
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Service to the Airport
  • Valet and Self-Parking
  • Guest Laundry
  • Assistance Devices for Guests with Disabilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Safe-Deposit Boxes at the Front Desk
  • Gift Shop
  • Massage Parlor with Personal Trainer

For Corporate Guests, Our First-Class Business Center Features:

  • Meeting Room
  • Local and International Postal Service
  • Internet Access
  • Flight Confirmation
  • Photocopying, Printing, and Faxing Service


Acclaimed by hotel guests and native Panamanians alike, the dining choices at Hotel El Panama will surpass every expectation. From creative Caribbean fare at Gatun to upscale fine dining overlooking the Panama Canal at Miraflores Restaurant, we have the perfect restaurant for any taste and occasion.


For lunch and dinner, Flamingo’s Café’s International Buffet serves up an innovative gastronomic experience with an array of gourmet specialties from around the world and a full salad bar.

Flamingo’s Café is open 24 hours and live music is offered during lunch


The diverse menu at this casual, country-style restaurant features everything from juicy, charcoal grilled steaks to fresh seafood to native and imported meats, as well as a full salad bar. Each dish is complemented by an extensive selection of sparkling wines from our cellar, and guests are treated to beautiful views of Hotel El Panama’s garden and pool.

Barbecue Las Palmas is open seven days a week, from 6pm to 12 midnight. Call 215-9000 or 215-9927 for reservations


Pamper yourself with a cocktail amidst the cheerful tropical surroundings of the Pool Bar.


Imagine dining on gourmet cuisine as you watch majestic ships make their passage through the awe-inspiring Panama Canal. The dining room and outdoor terrace of Miraflores Restaurant offer stunning views of the Panama Canal’s Miraflores Locks.


Located in the lobby, Bonsai offers its guests an exquisite fusion of Eastern and Caribbean flavors, as well as drinks expertly crafted by our resident mixologists – all served in a sleek, sophisticated lounge atmosphere. Relax and listen to live jazz, performed with a Latin flair.

Bonsai is open seven days a week from 12 noon to 12 midnight. Call 215-9927 or 215-9660 for reservations, or visit our website, www.bonsaipanama.com.


Molas, a warm and elegant buffet restaurant, serves a wide range of tempting international dishes – tapas, burgers, pasta, juicy cuts of meat and salad – as well as traditional Panamanian cuisine off of our a la carte menu. Don’t miss our famous Sunday Brunch, and our fresh, locally sourced fish dishes every Friday.

Molas Restaurant is open 24 hours. Call 215-9000 or 215-9927 for reservations.


Savor Caribbean-style fare al fresco, while you sip exotic cocktails and enjoy spectacular views of Lake Gatun and the Miraflores Locks at this unique and tropical restaurant.


Since entertaining our first guests in 1951, Hotel El Panama Convention Center & Casino has remained at the epicenter of commerce and trade in Panama City. Located in the heart of the financial district, our landmark five-star hotel offers unmatched access to the city’s most prestigious international corporations.

For guests hosting an event at the hotel, El Panama’s original grand architecture and interiors remain, but a series of refurbishments has left the hotel with a contemporary style ideal for modern business. Allow us to design your next corporate meeting down to the last detail.

Our centerpiece venue is the state-of-the-art Convention Center, the only hotel convention facility of its kind in Panama. Boasting 33,383 square feet of sophisticated event space and 25 meeting rooms, the Convention Center can accommodate sales conferences, product presentations and dinner banquets of up to 3,000 guests. Our in-house capabilities include complete audio/visual services as well as banquet and catering services for breakfast, lunch, dinner, receptions, cocktail parties, and coffee breaks. Complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is available in all guest rooms and suites, meeting facilities and public spaces, ensuring that your guests are connected at every moment.

When the day’s business is complete, our prime location makes it easy for you and your guests to unwind and explore the attractions of Panama. Ask our Concierge for assistance with arranging dinner reservations or teambuilding events, whether it’s a round of golf or a tour of the famous Panama Canal.

Complementing modern meeting facilities with beautifully appointed accommodations and resort-style amenities that include a fitness center, massage spa and the largest, most beautiful outdoor pool in Panama, Hotel El Panama specializes in hosting truly distinctive events.

For meeting planners who need to coordinate a sales meeting, training seminar, or conference, we offer a variety of corporate plans to satisfy your needs:

  • Standard
  • President’s
  • Committee
  • Executive


As the grandest address in Panama City, the five-star Hotel El Panama is an inspired choice for weddings and social events. Allow us to provide a romantic backdrop for the fairy-tale wedding of your dreams. Our event space offers the perfect canvas for designing a celebration that reflects your personal style and vision. And with a total of 33,383 square feet of space, 25 event rooms, and the capability to accommodate up to 3,000 people, we have the right venue for everything from intimate family affairs to lavish ballroom celebrations.

To simplify your planning, we offer an exclusive collection of wedding packages

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We look forward to hearing from you. Let us know how we’re doing. Help us improve by suggesting new services or simply congratulate us on a job well done.

Call Customer Service at: (507) 215-9441 or e-mail:customerservice@elpanama.com.