PANAMA CITY and MCLEAN, Va.—Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of the newly-built Hilton Panama, a 347-room Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in Panama City, Panama.
“We are thrilled to welcome Hilton Panama as the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in the country to the brand’s growing global portfolio,” said Rob Palleschi, global head, full-service brands, Hilton Worldwide. “This newest Hilton in Latin America represents our continued interest in the region, and introduces business and leisure travelers to Hilton’s signature brand amenities and hospitality.”
Forming part of a 70-story mixed-use complex with offices, shopping, and entertainment, the 16-story Hilton Panama boasts one of the most desired locations in the city on a prominent intersection on the Panama Bay. Just 20 minutes from Tocumen International Airport and minutes from Casco Viejo, the historic city, Hilton Panama is within walking distance of the financial district and many of the city’s finest restaurants, cafés, and hotspots. Guests can go for stroll or bicycle ride along the Cinta Costera, along the bay right outside the hotel.
Designed by BA-HAUS / KNF, the décor is inspired by the panoramic ocean and bay views that serve as an effortless backdrop.
“The opening of Hilton Panama is a momentous occasion for Hilton Worldwide, as it introduces our fourth brand in Panama’s booming capital,” said Danny Hughes, senior vice president, Caribbean, Mexico, and Latin America, Hilton Worldwide. “With a fifth hotel coming soon, Hilton Worldwide will have five of its brands in Panama City.”
Ideal for both business and leisure travelers, the upscale Hilton Panama features 347 guestrooms, including executive floor rooms and suites. Guests staying in an executive room or suite enjoy the added benefit of the hotel’s executive floor service and executive lounge.
Hilton Panama offers six dining options. The hotel’s signature restaurant, Society Café, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and introduces guests to Executive Chef John Gray, who takes inspiration from Panamanian cuisine and puts a twist on the traditional. Guests can also choose from Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse; Saquella Restaurant (Italian-style dining); Saquella Café Barista; Blue Bar; and the Pool Bar. Twenty-four-hour room service is also available.
A great base for events and business travelers, the Hilton hotel in Panama City provides more than 23,000 square feet of flexible meeting space featuring 17 meeting rooms, including a ballroom for nearly 800 guests offering panoramic views of the Panama Bay. The hotel also offers a business center with work spaces and integrated technology.
For those seeking pampering relaxation after a busy day, Hilton Panama introduces the first eforea: Spa at Hilton in Latin America. Featuring 5,000 square feet, eforea: Spa at Hilton offers an exclusive treatment menu, innovative design features, and carefully selected product partners. A 24-hour 5,000 square foot fitness center and an outdoor terrace swimming pool complete the facilities.