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Safety index

66 out of 100

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Safe area

Casino

Family

Family

Business

Business

Romantic

City

City

Hotel El Panama by Faranda Grand, a member of Radisson Individuals

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7.7

Fair (2,821 ratings)

Bella Vista, Panama - 

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140 m Via Espana

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490 m Uruguay Street

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1.12 km Multicentro Panama

Hotel Overview

Hotel El Panama by Faranda Grand is a well-regarded hotel located in the heart of Panama City. Drawing from a variety of user reviews, it garners praise for its strategic location, amenities, and services, positioning it as a favorable choice for both leisure and business travelers. However, like any accommodation option, it has its share of criticisms alongside the accolades.

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Hotel highlights

  1. Location: Centrally situated, offering easy access to local attractions, shopping, and dining experiences.
  2. Amenities: Features a wide range of facilities including a swimming pool and fitness center that cater to the needs of guests.
  3. Customer Service: Staff are noted for their friendly and accommodating nature, ensuring a pleasant stay for guests.
  4. Room Comfort: Rooms are consistently described as clean, spacious, and comfortable, making for a restful environment.
  5. Dining Options: The hotel offers diverse dining choices that receive positive feedback for variety and quality.
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Area for improvement

  1. Noise Levels: Proximity to busy areas sometimes results in higher noise levels, potentially affecting guest comfort.
  2. Maintenance Issues: Some reviews mention sporadic maintenance issues within the rooms or hotel facilities.
  3. Price Point: Pricing is occasionally viewed as high, particularly in relation to the overall experience offered.
  4. Room Availability: During peak times, securing a room can be challenging, leading to inconvenience for some guests.
  5. Internet Connectivity: Internet speed and reliability receive mixed reviews, impacting guests who need consistent online access.

Amenities

Kids pool

Game room

Extra beds/cribs

Grocery/Convenience store

Pool

Breakfast included

Restaurant

Bar

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Score icon7.7

RateScore

Total 2,821 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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7.8

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7.6

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booking

2,010 Reviews

7.8 / 10

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expedia

811 Reviews

7.6 / 10

Hotel Quality

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The quality chart is based on how hotel ratings changed over time.

Dec, 2023Now

General Info

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Total number of rooms 344

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Number of floors 9

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Year Built 1951

WiFi Quality

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Upload, Mbps

Ping, ms

Idle

16

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114

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44

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Via Espana

140 m

Uruguay Street

490 m

Multicentro Panama

1.12 km

Albrook Shopping Mall

1.5 km

Multiplaza Pacific Mall

1.5 km

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Getting around

Iglesia del Carmen Station

Nearby

Panama City Passenger Station

5.5 km

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Airports Nearby

Tocumen Intl. Airport (PTY)

11 km

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Restaurants

Costa Azul

350 m

McDonald's

Nearby

Coffee MAX

280 m

Don Lee

210 m

Tre Scalini

280 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

72 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

48 out of 100

Risky

Bella Vista safety index

Safety

Crime

66

Overall Safety Index

Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

66 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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64

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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72

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Property safety

Risky

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Likelihood of theft.

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43

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Political safety

Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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71

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LGBTQ safety

Risky

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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44

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

47

Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

47 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

48

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Mugging or robbery  48/100

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Car theft  36/100

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Car break-ins  52/100

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Home break-ins  42/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

52

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Physical attacks  41/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  23/100

Other crime severity

Moderate

52

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Insult or harassment in public  38/100

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Corruption or bribery  74/100

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Drug problem  40/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.5 - $2.3

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Coffee

$1.8 - $4.6

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Beer 0.5L

$0.8 - $1.6

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$7.4 - $18.4

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$0.2 - $0.5

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$0.9 - $1.8

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$36.9 - $92.2

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$4.6 - $12.9

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McMeal at McDonalds

$7.4 - $9.2

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$0.9 - $2.8

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Public transport, monthly pass

$18.4 - $41.5

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$0.8 - $1.1

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$18.4 - $29.5

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$16.6 - $92.2

Weather In Bella Vista

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.514

PM1031

49

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 13:00

Children welcome

No pets

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