About Us

Nestled in the heart of Panama City’s bustling (Financial District), Bristol Panama is one of the city’s premier addresses for executive and holiday stays. Annually recognized as the “Best Hotel in Panama” and among the “Top 10 Hotels in Latin America” by Condé Nast Traveler, our legendary hotel envelops each in an embrace of uncompromising urban style and sophistication.

Dramatic views of the city’s architectural treasures set this intimate 119-room hotel as a refined retreat for the discerning world traveler, positioning guests at the epicenter of Panamanian culture, shopping, dining and the headquarters of international finance and trade. A short walk brings you to fashionable Balboa Avenue and notable attractions that include the Panama Canal, Casco Viejo, Panama Viejo, Metropolitan National Park, and the Bio-Museum designed by Frank Gehry.

Amidst inspiring architectural flourishes like neo-classical ironwork and red tile gables, The Bristol Hotel summons the ambiance and grace of a historic private mansion. Beautifully appointed room and suite accommodations are enhanced by a charming colonial décor and artwork by the finest artisans in Panama. Exquisite luxury refinements include Frette cotton sheets, Hungarian down-filled pillows, plush duvets, Molton Brown bath amenities, and a personal butler skilled in the art of intuitive yet discreet service. At every moment, guests will enjoy the dedicated attention of our dedicated hotel staff – available to attend to any detail and fulfill any wish, no matter the request.

For signature meetings, weddings, receptions, or special events, The Bristol Hotel in Panama City offers a dazzling range of venues accommodating from 10 to 230 guests. To ensure a memorable experience for you and your guests, state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, a full-service business center, and our meticulous Event Coordinators are eternally at your service.

Bristol Panama welcomes you to experience Panama City from the most exclusive of perspectives – where bespoke service, modern amenities and elegant fine dining are a hallmark of every stay.