Hotel Overview

Surrounded by many of the city's most prominent destinations, The Westin Playa Bonita Panama offers guests an idyllic retreat on the golden sands of Playa Bonita Beach. The Pacific Ocean and lush, tropical rainforests are only steps away from our doors. Vacationers will delight in our three infinity-edge pools, six restaurants and Sensory Spa. Business travelers can take advantage of 22 meeting spaces and our Westin Club lounge. Additionally, the Amador Convention Center is just a short drive from our doorsteps. Discover your best self in one of our 611 rooms and suites, which offer spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean or rainforest, as well as 24-hour room service, flat-panel TVs and pillowtop mattresses. Our Westin Heavenly? Bed promises a restful sleep, while the Heavenly? Bath allows you to rejuvenate each morning. Make your stay one to remember at The Westin Playa Bonita Panama.

Property Information

Year Built: 2011
Floors: 22
Nonsmoking rooms: 611
Suites: 67
Total rooms: 544
Total rooms and suites: 611


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Hotel Advisories

Advisory Prices are based on single or double occupancy. You will incur additional charges at the time of check-in for additional room occupants. The Front Desk will verify the age of the guest to determine whether the extra fee would apply.
Advisory On Site Covid Test - The price per person is $55.00 (antigen test).
Advisory *Important Information*Panama imposes various restrictions each year for Easter. They usually begin the Thursday prior to Good Friday and run a few days past Easter Sunday. The following regulations may be enforced: -Alcohol is restricted Thursday, midnight at 12:00am to Saturday, midnight at 12:00am. -Music is banned in Discos and public places. (AI resorts get a permit enabling them to serve Alcohol and play Music within the resort.)
Advisory *Important Information*Panama imposes various restrictions each year for Easter. They usually begin the Thursday prior to Good Friday and run a few days past Easter Sunday. The following regulations may be enforced: -Alcohol is restricted Thursday, midnight at 12:00am to Saturday, midnight at 12:00am. -Music is banned in Discos and public places. (AI resorts get a permit enabling them to serve Alcohol and play Music within the resort.)

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Pet Policy Pets Allowed: We accept small and medium dogs.

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.5 5212 reviews
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Westin July 2024

    The Westin was not busy and is not the place to go if you are looking for a lively, party life environment. We really enjoyed the calmness of staying there as we were not looking for that scene. The buffet was okay but left a lot to be desired. I have stayed at many all inclusive resorts but this was the first one that we were unsure on what to eat with breakfast. As for lunch we loved the burgers and pizza at the a la carte restaurant (also turns into starfish at night). The steakhouse had good steak and amazing chicken. We really enjoyed the Asian restaurant. Every restaurant is not open every night. As for the pools, we mainly went in the big pool. Parts of the pool was dirty from the trees overhead and the part where the water flows out could use some cleaning. There are some activities at the other pool such as water aerobics and volleyball. The pool bar was open sometimes and other times it was closed with only the bar by the activity pool being open. Our room was maintained okay but not what you would expect. The sink wasn’t cleaned when we checked in. We had to call to have our room cleaned because we were out of towels and no one had come in two days. Then we had to request toilet paper. They made the bed but did not actually clean the room. The beach is not a swimmable beach if you are looking for that. The tides are really intriguing with the amount they go out and come in daily. All of the bartenders were great and made really good drinks. There is a ton of possibility for this resort to make it better and it certainly has the space to do so.

    Jul 15, 2024
  • 2.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Let down, from last year.

    There appeared to be change from last year to this year. I am a U.S. Army disabled veteran, and I certified schoolteacher from Atlanta, GA My wife and I came here last year at this time to celebrate our 5th wedding anniversary. WE LOVED IT! The place was clean, staff was friendly and the view from our room was spectacular. So we decided to come back this year for our 6th wedding anniversary. DISSAPOINTMENT. We had to pay $70.00 extra this time to book a room with a view (we didn't have to do that last year) our balcony was not clean, it had dead bugs all over the place, the pools looked like they haven't been cleaned, there were leaves and dead bugs floating in the water, the refrigerator was broke, and I was told that we had to pay $25 per night to have a DAMNED MICROWAVE oven in the room. We went to Charleston SC, on Spring Break, and stayed at an upscaled Best Western. The microwave was included with the room. I will not be returning to this hotel for our 7th Wedding anniversary.

    Jul 14, 2024
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Maximo at the Westin Playa Bonita!!!

    The resort itself was lovely. We were there during the “slow season” and it was very tranquil… almost eerily so. The resort is very clean, and the staff was very attentive. We had the premium all inclusive package and wanted for nothing… we had specialty cocktails, specialty coffees, ala carte dining and of course the buffets. The food was good… nothing to complain about but also, nothing fantastic. Now, let me introduce you to Maximo. Maximo speaks very little English but knew all of our names (and our drinks) and always made us feel special. We’ve had a wonderful vacation and met some amazingly friendly Panamanians, but Maximo wins the prize. GRACIAS Señor Maximo Rivera en el Westin Playa Bonita Panama Hotel, ¡¡¡hizo nuestro viaje PANAMAZING!!!

    Jul 13, 2024
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great value for money! Friendly staff

    Loved our stay at the Westin Playa Bonita. The staff Mailin, Alan, Balbino, Pacifico, Jessica and Linda were super kind, helpful, and friendly. Always willing to accommodate any special requests, always patient and with a smile on their face. They made our experience memorable. The hotel is very nice, and the rooms comfortable. The only improvements I would make is to the carpets in the hallways which feel a bit dated and the bathtubs tabs showers that could use a bit of a refresher. Overall though, great hotel with many choices of restaurants, nice pools and a great view of the ocean. Great stay!

    Jul 07, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Fantastic Hotel

    Without a doubt. This hotel is finer then all the Marriott locations in Panama City, I was treated very special and enjoyed everything they offered. The hotel was spotless, staff were very helpful and accommodating, room was spotless and comfortable, My Platinum status was acknowledged and rewarded. Restaurants were first rate . I will always stay at this location if anywhere near there.

    Jul 06, 2024

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