Chiriquí, Panama is known for its lush environment, and is becoming an increasingly popular destination for white water rafting and hiking. Staying at this hotel you’ll be less than an hour away from the Río Chiriqui and the Caldera Hot Springs. The Caldera Hot Springs are parallel to the cool waters of the Río Caldera, which is a pleasant spot to swim after your hike to the springs. You can find plenty of other hikes to swimming holes that will take you past waterfalls, including Balneario Majagua and Balneario La Cascada. Take a 7-minute walk from your hotel to reach the greenery of Cervantes Park. The park is right in the middle of town, and is surrounded on all sides by restaurants, shops, and bars.
Gran Hotel Nacional has a colonial look, with white walls and a flat, sienna-colored roof. The English-speaking staff at the hotel is friendly and helpful. Rooms at Gran Hotel Nacional have subtle decorations and muted colors. All of the rooms come with free Wi-Fi access. You’ll also have air conditioning in your room, and a sizable TV.
Your stay will include a free breakfast at the hotel’s buffet. The cafeteria serves a buffet of traditional foods for lunch and dinner. The hotel also has a pizzeria and a barbecue section. You can reserve the hotel’s events room for meetings from 15 to 150 people. Suit up to go for a swim in the hotel’s pool.
Gran Hotel Nacional is centrally located, near a good selection of David’s entertainment. Across the street from the hotel you can visit a movie theater with 6 screens that can entertain up to 180 people. There’s also a nearby casino, in addition to several restaurants and bars.