Le Meridien Panama
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
Photos of Le Meridien Panama
TripAdvisor Reviews Le Meridien Panama Panama City
Travel Blogs from Panama City
... steak house in Plaza Herrera. It was still 20 minutes before the end of happy hour, so of course I felt compelled to take advantage. They had a 2:1 offer on Chivas and Abuelo rum, so I got one of each on the rocks and sipped them at a table outside in the square's little park. Quite a few other people with the same idea as half the tables were full, whereas the ones inside were mostly empty.Not sure what to do for dinner. The American Trade Centre is right next door which ...
... we were scurrying around under umbrellas, doorways and even in someone's garage. It was an eventful half an hour before the torrential downpour passed and we headed back to the bus stop. To our relief, it arrived early and we went back to dry off with a plan to see the old town in full on the next day.
That night, the bizarre nature of our hostel again came to the fore when an especially dopey new arrival asked Leo for directions to a local pizza shop. ...
... and interesting, with each floor going through a different part of the canals information [history, wildlife, development, etc]. The wildlife floor even had aquariums and animals to see. There was also a 'body water content' calculator that told us we were 66% water - don't know if thats high or low! After the museum we watched a 10 minute movie about the canals history and development, explaining how it changed hands between the US ...
On arrival in Panama City, what struck us first was how clean and modern the city was... What struck us second was how unfriendly the people were compared to the lovely Columbians. It seems that Panamanians seem to have a real thing against Americans (and as we were to learn, rightfully so) but we were all so exhausted that after a bit of a walk around and a bite to eat, we all headed straight to bed. ...
... We watched a couple of ships go through, which costs on average $30k per vessel to cross between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans with 100m litres of water used for each crossing.
After Panama City, we took a bus north to Bocas Del Toro, which promised to be a nice lazy beach experience. But it rained most of the time, so we left after 1 night and went to the Costa Rican beach town of Puerto ...