We stayed in the capital city at Global Hotel Panama ($105 per night including VAT and breakfast). The property is five years old with just five floors of rooms in a high-rise in the downtown business district. With really beautiful touches and refined finishes we enjoyed luxury, convenience to shops, restaurants and services. A great value. Included were pool, outdoor viewing/sunning deck with jacuzzi and a great exercise gym. They have several meeting rooms too. The staff is excellent and the food in the hotel restaurant is good. We made a great, great choice!
We arrived Panama on January 29, 2019 for a first-time, three-month visit. Beginning with a week in a great hotel in Panama City (Global Hotel Panama….see below), we also stayed a week in a condo in Playa Blanca, a month in a house in Playa Coronado, a week in a condo back in Panama City (we love it!), a month in a condo in David, a week at Playa Las Lajas, and then a final week in the mountain enclave of Boquete.