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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 8 January 2015 via mobile

I would not recommend this place to anyone. We stayed 1 night as we were curious to see colon and we couldn't wait to leave. The lobby showed traces of its old glory but rooms and the grounds were sadly in disrepair. You just don't feel safe or comfortable here, it's not a nice environment.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2014

We did not actually stay here, just called in for a beer. However that experience was enough to convince me never to stay. There was no proper bar so we asked for the beers at Reception. The staff were some of the rudest we have met, sullen and resentful. However the deciding factor was the ladies' toilets. There were 3...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 11 May 2014

The outside of the hotel allured me into staying. I was very disappointed. The building is amazing though I wished I had stayed somewhere else and made a visit to see the hotel. The rooms are very shoddy and not very clean (rust on the fixtures in the bathroom, holes in the walls from installing cable - not patched, some...

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1Thank jlg07
Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Washigton Hotel, Colon Only come if you are romantic and like historical places, if you are expecting fancy well restored places do not come. But if you are interested in Panama history you must visit this place. The building is very beautiful, but need a very urgent restaurauration! this could be one of the most beautiful heritage hotels in the...

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2Thank Mxmale
Madrid
Reviewed 20 November 2013

One way or another, it´s nice to stay in old hotels, even when they have known better days. The setting couldn´t be better (with views on the ships on their way to the Canal), you can use the pool and the rooms are OK (however, you can tell that the bathroom wasn´t a very important room during the glory days...

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4Thank onzils
Trinidad and Tobago
Reviewed 17 August 2013

My opinion of this hotel is that they are very helpful,the room was well priced it had a flat screen television with cable and there was WiFi in the room which was a plus also the view of the Atlantic ocean was nice.The bathroom had hot and cold water which was acceptable,the receptionist was punctual not really people friendly though...

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4Thank Khaliesha B
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 July 2013

I recently visited Colon, Panama and decided to stay in this Hotel which according to local people is one of the Best. Far from that I tell you, my experience was horrible the Bathroom had MOLD, asked to be transfer the very next morning but the new room was not any better from the first one, except for the view...

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4Thank Lady W
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 28 June 2013

I have been coming to Colon, Panama since the 70's. I remember this hotel n its' glory days but I still love it. I love being near the sea, watching the waves and ho convenient it is to all m family and friends. There are other hotels that are newer in Colon, but I still like staying here. The rooms...

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1Thank JTNY1
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Reviewed 8 March 2013

The Hotel is beautiful and offers a glimpse into the past with the modern twist..... the food is delicious and this service is great... I would recommend this hotel to anybody who is thinking about visiting Panama...

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4Thank Panama_Gia
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 19 January 2013

I am trying to wirte this from the hotel but the wi fi keeps going dead. The view is lovely but shortly after I checked in, the hotel brought a soundtruck by the pool to BLAST so called music and it has been going on for hours. Salsa I like, but this is cretinous ghetto stuff that you would have...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about New Washington Hotel

Address: Calle 2 y Bolivar, Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Colon Province > Colon
Price Range: $96 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — New Washington Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 124
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“With a view of the Canal -but dont stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles brianbluebird, 26 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Truly.... It doesn't make a difference.”
 of 5 bubbles smartinky, 12 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a restored room, facing the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles Mxmale, 26 Jan 2014 | Read review
“ask for a view. People at the reception are not the fastest, nor the most efficient, but they are very helpful.”
 of 5 bubbles onzils, 20 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Learn how to speak Spanish its more enjoyable when you can communicate with the staff”
 of 5 bubbles KhalieshaB, 17 Aug 2013 | Read review
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