Aparthotel Torres de Alba

Av Eusebio A Morales, Panama City, Panama | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $96.00

Travel Blogs from Panama City

Panama Canal to Lake Gatun Journey

A travel blog entry by munchkins


... balls with a thin line attached, that our line handlers could attach the heavy ropes to. The thin lines were then pulled up by the men on the canal sides until they had the heavy ropes. They were secured to bollards to hold our group of boats. As soon as we were in, the huge steel doors slowly closed behind us.

The whole canal system was built in 1913 and looking at the construction then, it must have been a wonder to see, but my first thoughts were that it is ...

Living Large in Panama City!!

A travel blog entry by nellems


... and whether it makes a completed 360 spin.

  • Getting to see a massive container ship, albeit sans cargo, passing through the locks in the Panama Canal. It really is quite the feat of engineering. And it turns 100 years old this year in August.
  • Heading to Albrook Mall and getting the chance to do some shopping for new items of clothing. With only a limited amount of t-shirts and other items of clothing, its good to replace them ...

  • 4th to 9th December - Dominoes or Barcardi?

    A travel blog entry by stuwelly


    ... the locks...it was part of the muesum exhibition...sorry chaps couldnt resist. The locks were interesting saw large ships go through, get pulled through by trains ensuring the ship doesnt hit the canal walls. I also learnt that the captain of the ship must give control over to the canal authorities for the duration of lock crossings, oh and that they only take payment in cash, I guess electronically wired to the tune of 400,000 dolars! The heavens open during the visit, and ...

    Panama Airport

    A travel blog entry by kat_mc

    ... I'm tone dead to). Now the possible references to dogs really didn't help in trying to block out flashes of Marching Powder. They ask me to follow them. On the way they asked me "seemingly" casually about my travels. As I answer each question it appears to me that my plans are quite sus- after all who visits just Bolivia? (I'm sure many ppl do, but I suppose its not the typical gringo way to do South America.) I'm traveling for a whole year? (They don't ...

    Panama Canal to Miami

    A travel blog entry by nzgreenies


    ... from Deck 7 and sat with a lovely American couple at dinner where we had some great laughs and left this cruise with wonderful memories of a fabulous time.

    Thursday 10th October
    Barrie had felt some slightly rougher seas during the night but it was all cam again when I woke at 5am and could see the lights of Florida. We berthed before the scheduled time of 7am but it was quite a long time before we finally were off the ship in our tour group. Customs ...

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    This 3 star hotel, located on Av Eusebio A Morales, Panama City, is near Miraflores Locks Visitor Center, Avenida Balboa, Panama Canal Railway, and San Jose Church.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsAparthotel Torres de Alba Panama City

      Reviewed by longjourney

      Good for a Family

      Reviewed Feb 7, 2013
      by (1 review) Denver, originally from Milwaukee. , United States Flag of United States

      My wife and I are travelling with two small children. It was nice to have the one bedroom apartment setup with a washer and dryer. While the room was a little worn, we were very comfortable. The breakfast buffet on the terrace was very nice.

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      TripAdvisor Reviews Aparthotel Torres de Alba Panama City

      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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