Gran Hotel Nacional

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
1 Calle Central Ave., Central Provincia De Chiriqui, David, Panama
4.0 out of 5 rating 329 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0
Property Details

Property Location

A stay at Gran Hotel Nacional places you in the heart of David, within a 5-minute drive of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Park and Parque de las Madres. This casino hotel is 14.2 mi (22.8 km) from Playa La Barqueta and 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Parque Recreativo Omar Torrijos Herrera.


Make yourself at home in one of the 119 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.


Head straight for the casino, or wait for that lucky feeling while you enjoy one of the other recreational opportunities, such as a health club and an outdoor pool. Additional features at this Colonial hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, wedding services, and tour/ticket assistance.


Enjoy barbecue at BOHIO, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Unwind at the end of the day with a drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in David? This hotel has facilities measuring 2691 square feet (250 square meters), including conference space. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary at scheduled times.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Park - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Parque de las Madres - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Parque Recreativo Omar Torrijos Herrera - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Plaza El Terronal - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi
Port of Pedregal - 7.9 km / 4.9 mi
Playa La Barqueta - 22.8 km / 14.2 mi
Los Pozos de Caldera - 35.2 km / 21.9 mi
Boquete Library - 40.6 km / 25.2 mi
Municipal Park - 41.2 km / 25.6 mi
Boquete Community Players Theater and Events Center - 41.4 km / 25.7 mi
Church of San Juan Bautista - 43.5 km / 27 mi
Los Ladrillos - 44.9 km / 27.9 mi
Sendero El Pianista - 45.5 km / 28.3 mi
El Explorador - 46.1 km / 28.6 mi
El Tatica Waterfall - 51 km / 31.7 mi

The preferred airport for Gran Hotel Nacional is David (DAV-Enrique Malek Intl.) - 4.9 km / 3.1 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

  • Up to 2 children 9 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Contactless check-out is available.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between PAB 5 and PAB 15 for adults, PAB 5 and PAB 15 for children (approximately)
  • Refrigerator fee: PAB 5.00 per night

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: PAB 5.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Wedding services
  • -Ballroom
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Banquet hall
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Computer station
  • -Free wired Internet
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Poolside bar
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Free airport transportation
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Fitness facilities
  • -Health club
  • -Garden
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Free self parking
  • -24-hour business center
  • -Conference space
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Pool umbrellas
  • -Rooftop terrace
  • -Pool sun loungers
  • -Casino
  • -Number of meeting rooms - 3
  • -Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 250
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 2691
  • -Number of VIP gaming rooms - 1
  • -Elevator
  • -Free RV, bus, truck parking
  • -Number of restaurants - 2
  • -Number of gaming tables - 18
  • -Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • -Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • -Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • -Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • -Casino floor size square feet - 32292
  • -Casino floor size square meters - 3000
  • -Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • -Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking
  • -Number of slot machines - 500