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Waldorf Astoria Panama Rewards Business And Leisure Travelers With Pampering Packages

Newest Luxury Hotel in Panama Unveils Exceptional Experiences with Nightly Rates Starting at $154 Including Deluxe Accommodations, Hotel Rewards and More

With an increase in airlift to the country from the United States, consistent tourism growth and a booming economy to boot, Panama has become one of the hottest hubs for business and leisure travelers alike. As the latest addition to Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Panama’s newest luxury hotel, Waldorf Astoria Panama is making its mark with two unique new packages for business and leisure travelers that include affordable rates, complimentary meals, hotel credits and an array of other perks.

Now through Oct. 31, 2013, road warriors buckling down for business in the Central American capital city and booking two or more nights at the new Waldorf Astoria Panama can take advantage of the “Business in Panama” package.* With nightly rates starting at $159 (single occupancy) and $174 (double occupancy), the package includes:
  • Luxury car round-trip airport transfers from/to Tocumen International Airport
  • Deluxe guest room accommodations
  • Daily American breakfast at BRIO Brasserie
  • High-Speed Internet access
  • One shoe shine per stay
  • One shirt press per stay
For leisure travelers seeking the ultimate metropolitan escape, Waldorf Astoria Panama – which is ideally located on what is known as Restaurant Row and just minutes from Casco Viejo – is offering the “Best of Waldorf Astoria” package.* With nightly rates starting at $154 (single/double occupancy) travelers booking a stay now through Dec. 31, 2013, will enjoy a $50 daily hotel reward, which can be used to relax at the hotel’s spa or dine at one of its four on-property restaurants, among other amenities.

Featuring spacious public areas and 248 guest rooms, suites and luxury residences, Waldorf Astoria Panama boasts exquisite, timeless elegance and an inviting ambiance. This newest hotel in Panama features a combination of fresh, luminous tones and reflective materials, as well as high ceilings, which inspire a sophisticated social atmosphere using rich exotic woods, metallic pieces, multi-dimensional panels, glass and crystals.

From arrival to departure, guests are not only embraced by this hotel’s striking design, but also by True Waldorf Service – an initiative that assigns a personal concierge to each qualified guest and serves as their primary contact, before, during and – an industry first – after a stay, to guarantee every request is met.

Guest rooms are tastefully appointed to combine luxurious comfort with a contemporary appeal, delivering the latest technology in a spacious, relaxing environment. All rooms feature the finest linens and amenities, plush bedding, a high-definition flat screen television, alarm clock with MP3 player connection, wired and wireless Internet access and spacious marble bathrooms with walk-in rain showers.

An impressive array of diverse culinary experiences is available at Waldorf Astoria Panama. With four distinct restaurants and bars, Waldorf Astoria Panama tempts guests with the renowned Peacock Alley, a sophisticated and intimate lobby bar; Ginger, an authentic and exotic lounge and sushi bar; Bungalow Terrace & Pool Bar, a welcome oasis in a relaxing poolside atmosphere; and BRIO Brasserie, a casual all-day dining option that serves up fresh French and American cuisine made with local ingredients.

Providing luxury at every turn, Waldorf Astoria Panama indulges guests with Waldorf Astoria Spa, a 2,000-sq. ft. retreat where visitors can rejuvenate in the heart of Panama City. Offering five treatment rooms, including a couples-only space, Waldorf Astoria Spa features acclaimed beauty brand Babor. Founded in 1956, Babor employs pioneering technology to transform the secrets of nature into innovative products so Waldorf Astoria Spa can offer invigorating body and facial treatments including signature experiences and techniques. Wellness facilities at Waldorf Astoria Panama include a 2,000-sq. ft. fitness center by Life Fitness® and an outdoor swimming pool uniquely designed with mosaic gold tiles. For reservations, further information and full terms & conditions, visit or call (800) WALDORF. To book the Business in Panama package request booking code P4. To book the Best of Waldorf package request booking code PBBWW1.

*Package and rate subject to availability. Advance reservation required at least 3 days prior to arrival. A minimum length of stay of 2 nights is required for the Business in Panama package. Rates do not include taxes, service charges, incidental charges or gratuities and are subject to change without notice. Best of Waldorf credit cannot be applied on room, taxes and fees. Blackout dates, early departure fees, and length of stay, deposit and cancellation restrictions may apply. Other restrictions apply.
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