The Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Panama

Where to Stay for a Family Vacation with Kids in Panama

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Travelers to Panama will have a wide range of family-friendly hotel and resort options at variety of great prices. So, if you're looking for a top kid-friendly hotel in Panama, we've put together a great list for you to choose from based on amenities, prices, location, activities, and ratings. As a parent, you're probably looking for family oriented amenities, and many of these hotels have swimming pools, extra bedrooms, kitchens so you can cook meals, kid's activities, games, and more. We've analyzed many of the area's top family-friendly hotels which are ideal for traveling with kids, and you'll find the best below. So, here's our list of awesome hotels for a large family, a family of 4, or a family of 5 to help you plan your next kid-friendly trip to Panama. So, wondering where to stay with children? Let's get to it.

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

Los Mandarinos Boutique Hotel & Spa

El Valle De Anton, Cocle Province
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $187 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Recommended for Families
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Outdoor pool
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool

Located at Calle Del Ciclo El Valle De Anton Cocle, Los Mandarinos Boutique Hotel & Spa has great rooms from $187 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a bar. It has a terrific 8.60 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only a short distance from the city center, families will especially love breakfast, hiking, mountain views, rooms with kitchenettes, and child care at this family-friendly hotel. We find the kitchenette here to be a great way to get a good breakfast and save time and money.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Child pool
  • Pool table
  • Tennis
  • Microwave
  • Kids' club
  • Picnic area


Playa Venao Hotel Resort

Pedasi, Los Santos Province
3-star Resort with prices starting at $220 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for Family Fun
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Family rooms

A great place to stay is Playa Venao Hotel Resort which has nice rooms starting at $220. Offering an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving, it also has a great guest rating of 8.60 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Playa Venao. This kid-friendly hotel is also nice because it offers snorkeling, a bar, rooms with kitchens, child care, and laundry services which families with kids will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. We always love being able to cook meals in a hotel room, and the kitchen here was a nice touch.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kitchen
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkeling
  • Child pool
  • Pool table
  • Table tennis
  • Picnic area
  • Beach


Riande Aeropuerto Hotel Casino

Panama City, Panama Province
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $103 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Great Hotel for a Family Getaway to Panama
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Outdoor pool
  • Family rooms

We found Riande Aeropuerto Hotel Casino to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $103. We loved that is has an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a casino, and a restaurant, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 8.20 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at Tocumen Avenue at the end of the South Highway. You'll also find a fitness center, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, breakfast, and outdoor tennis which visitors with kids will love. And this family hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. We love a fun pool bar, and this one is a nice spot to chill and relax by the pool. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for family-friendly hotels.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Child pool
  • Pool table
  • Table tennis
  • Picnic area
  • City


Hacienda Los Molinos Boutique Hotel

Boquete, Chiriqui Province
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $117 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Hotels for a Family Trip
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Outdoor pool
  • Family rooms

With terrific rooms from $117, Hacienda Los Molinos Boutique Hotel, at Hacienda Los Molinos, El Frances provides an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar. Its terrific guest rating is 8.60 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. Travelers will really like this fun hotel which also offers breakfast, outdoor tennis, hiking, mountain views, and rooms with kitchens. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. The restaurant serves delicious food, too.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchen
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Child pool
  • Pool table
  • Picnic area


The Riverside Inn Boquete

Boquete, Chiriqui Province
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $94 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Perfect Hotel for a Trip with Kids to Panama
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for family-friendly hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family rooms

The Riverside Inn Boquete has a great guest rating of 9.30 out of 10, and offers room service, a restaurant, a bar, breakfast, and hiking. The great rooms here start at $94 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at 11 de Abril, Palo Alto. Furthermore, it also offers laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, a hot tub, free parking, and kids meals, which is nice for families. Just a short drive from the city center, this relaxing hotel is a terrific choice. Having a hot tub at this hotel is also a nice splurge. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for family-friendly hotels.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Kid-friendly
  • Picnic area


Wyndham Panama Albrook Mall Hotel & Convention Center

Panama City, Panama Province
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $118 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for Children
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Outdoor pool
  • Family rooms

The great guest rating of Wyndham Panama Albrook Mall Hotel & Convention Center is 8.90 out of 10. This place has an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a casino, and a restaurant. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $118, and it's located at Albrook Mall, Final de la Avenida de la Amistad. We also love the a fitness center, a bar, rooms with kitchenettes, child care, and laundry services which are great for families with kids. And since it's just a quick trip from the center of the town, the location is great, too. Make sure to set aside some time for swimming in the pool, too.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Child pool


Valle Escondido Resort Golf & Spa

Boquete, Chiriqui Province
4-star Resort with prices starting at $226 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Terrific for a Family Vacation to Panama
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Outdoor pool
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool

A cool place is Valle Escondido Resort Golf & Spa because it has great rooms that start at $226. It has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar, it also earned a great guest rating of 8.70 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at Bajo Boquete Chiriqui. Only a short distance from the city center, visitors with kids will especially love outdoor tennis, hiking, mountain views, laundry services, and golf at this family-friendly hotel. It's always nice having a heated pool to relax in.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Laundry service
  • Indoor pool
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Saltwater pool
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Child pool


The Westin Playa Bonita Panama

Panama City, Panama Province
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $185 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Kid-Friendly Hotel in Panama
  • Outdoor pool

The Westin Playa Bonita Panama offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $185 (before taxes). It's located at Km 6 Camino a Veracruz and has earned a guest rating of 8.00/10. This kid-friendly hotel is also nice because it offers a bar, laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, a hot tub, and a spa and wellness center which travelers will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. Nothing says relaxation like having room service delivered.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Child pool
  • Pool table
  • Table tennis
  • Kid-friendly
  • Kids' club


Novotel Panama City

Panama City, Panama Province
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $58 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Top Family-Friendly Hotel
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family rooms

Located at Calle Jose Fabrega Con Calle Thays de pons Bellavista El Cangrejo, Novotel Panama City has great rooms from $58 (before taxes). It offers room service, a casino, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar. It has a terrific 8.60 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find child care, laundry services, city views, free parking, and kids meals which families will love. And this family hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for family-friendly hotels.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Kids' club


JW Marriott Panama

Panama City, Panama Province
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $193 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Terrific Place to Stay with Kids in Panama
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Family rooms

A great place to stay is JW Marriott Panama which has nice rooms starting at $193. Offering an outdoor pool, room service, a casino, a restaurant, and a fitness center, it also has a great guest rating of 8.70 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Calle Punta Colon. Families with kids will really like this fun hotel which also offers a bar, parking, child care, laundry services, and pet-friendly rooms. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Child pool
  • Beach


For more terrific hotel ideas in Panama, make sure you also see Best Beach Hotels in Panama, Best Cheap Hotels in Panama, Best Luxury Hotels in Panama, Best Pet-Friendly Hotels in Panama, Best Hotels for First Time Visitors in Panama, Best Hotels for a Weekend Getaway in Panama, Best Hotels for One Week in Panama, Best Hotels for One Night in Panama, Best Romantic Hotels for Couples in Panama, Best Hotels for Scuba Diving in Panama, or Best Business Hotels in Panama.


How much do family-friendly hotels cost in Panama?

Panama Average Family-Friendly Hotel Price
$111

Visitors will find a large range of terrific family-friendly hotel choices when planning a visit to Panama. The price of these family-friendly hotels can vary according to location, type, and amenities. The average family-friendly hotel price in Panama based on data from 37 hotels is an affordable $111. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Panama.

The average prices of our suggested family-friendly hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $160
  • 4-star hotels: $117
  • 3-star hotels: $91


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