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Toronto, Canada
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95 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2013

Well, heres the thing, if youre NOT going to stay for long and if you are looking for something super cheap that gives you the basic, this is the hotel for you..also the free shuttle to and from the airport is a plus that you wont get often, I have stayed at 5 stars like the RIU and Trump and... More 

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el valle panama
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2013 via mobile

This is an old building in the embassy area of the city. Sn easy walk to the Cinta Costera and Ave. Balboa. The area is called Calidonia. It has a lot of inexpensive places to stay. I paid $30 and with a 1PM checkout you have time the next day to do some errands or sightseeing. The room is very... More 

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Santa Clara, Panama
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2013

No one available to assist, langauage only Spanish. interior rooms _No windows no shower head broken toliet seat sheets stained never changed pre-booked 3 days what a mistake. Town of DAVID much cleaner overall ; B&B Kabutz de Rita most helpful glad to be bac and scratch-off that neck - of - world

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2012

I had a 20 hour layover in Panama on my way to Ecuador. At the airport I saw a gentleman offering free shuttle service to hotel discovery and it was reasonably priced $27 compared to others that where $60+. The hotel is near the banking district. The rooms have AC and I was glad because right now its very humid... More 

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Papeete
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2011

Stayed here recently and for the price, it is a really great deal. The tv did not have good reception though and I could not work out why the airconditioning did not work the second night. The main switch is by reception and you have to make sure it is ON.

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Trinidad
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2011

Pros about the Hotel: This hotel offer you a nightly rate of $ 25.00 US per night once payed for in cash, if you book online the rate is much more. Hotel Discovery is located in a central location in Panama City close to Shopping Malls and the Financial Hub.Taxis to almost everywhere is easily accessible and cost between 2-3... More 

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La Rochelle, France
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2011

Don't take care of reception state (being repaired) Rooms are good and one of the cheapest price in Panama city (25$ for one night one person with free transportation to the airport) + : tv, hot shower, free wifi, FREE TRANSPORTATION TO THE AIRPORT - : no restaurant

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Bridgetown, Barbados
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 August 2010

Cons: There was hair in the shower drain. Overall felt unclean and cheap. The only other clients were men, some holding their belongings in garbage bags. When we got their the restaurant was closed for renovations so we had to use the one at the hotel across the street where we were heckled to buy DVD's and for spare change... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2010

I book these hotel online nice pictures pool big nice room..its all fake no indoor pool they dont have pool the rooms are soo old the air condation smel bad.old the bed is realy hard.like wood..they charge online $45..at the desk its only $25..we change the next day..for $25 you could get something nice and renovaded dow the street..no breakfast... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Additional Information about Hotel Discovery

Address: Avenida Justo Arosemena & Ecuador Street, Panama City 0816-01510, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: $49 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Discovery 2.5*
Number of rooms: 85
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“Rooms at back are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles MonoFelizPanama, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Room not looking to the street.”
 of 5 bubbles 461simong, 11 Sep 2014 | Read review
“114 was actually O.K.”
 of 5 bubbles JuanitaA_11, 17 Mar 2014 | Read review
“All the rooms I observed were larger than other Hotels I have stayed in while visiting Panama, that is, in the same price-range.”
 of 5 bubbles libnw, 30 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Do not book onine, its only $25 per night if you go there personally”
 of 5 bubbles oriele, 30 May 2013 | Read review
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