Waldorf Astoria Panama to Open This Year

Formerly known as The Panamera, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, the newly named Waldorf Astoria Panama is located in the heart of the entertainment area, just 20 minutes from the Panama Canal and 25 minutes from Tocumen International Airport (PTY) . The hotel has 248 guest rooms and luxury residences suited with fine linens, marble bathrooms and walk-in rain showers. Other amenities include a Life Fitness center, 2,000 square-foot spa and outdoor swimming pool. Level 5 - a multi-event venue - will offer 3,500 square-feet of meeting space including three multi-purpose rooms and a ballroom.

Guests will have ample dining options, with four restaurants and bars onsite including Ginger, a sushi bar and lounge, and Bungalow Terrace & Pool Bar for poolside dining. Brasserie Brillo will also be available for casual all-day dining and local ingredients.

The hotel is scheduled to open this year and is now accepting reservations for 2013. Rates start at $219 per night. For more information, visit www.waldorfastoriapanama.com.

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