Visit the Panama Canal and Other Top Attractions
Known for its pristine beaches, amazing architecture and excellent shopping, Panama City, Panama offers visitors opportunities to create lifelong memories. With the Country Inn & Suites as your home base, you are within sight of the Bridge of the Americas and the world-famous Panama Canal, considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. You can visit Casco Viejo, home to restaurants, historic buildings and the Panama Canal Museum, or pick up unique souvenirs at Mercado Nacional de Artesanias, Via Espana or the Flamingo Center. For added convenience, Albrook International Airport is close by, making it easy to catch a domestic flight. If you want to explore Panama, we are minutes away from the National Bus Terminal, Panama Canal Railway and National Piers. To catch your flight back home, Tocumen International Airport is just 22 miles away.
- Amador Causeway (within walking distance)
Constructed from rock excavated during the construction of the Panama Canal, the Amador Causeway connects three islands to the mainland. Walk the length of the roadway that offers amazing views of the Panama City skyline and the Bridge of the Americas. You can also bike the causeway and enjoy breathtaking sunsets.
- Bridge of the Americas (0.5 miles)
Spanning the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal, this extraordinary structure connects North and South America. Get a good view of the bridge from most of the hotel's rooms.
- Mi Pueblito (1.4 miles)
Let a tour guide take you through this mock village that features life-size reproductions of Indian, Spaniard and Afro-Antillian towns in Panama.
- Punta Culebra Nature Center (2.2 miles)
Learn more about Panama's aquatic environment at the Punta Culebra Nature Center, a Smithsonian institution with a touching pool and an array of marine exhibits, including a turtle and shark pool. You can also hike the two trails across a tropical dry forest.
- Miraflores Visitors Center (7 miles)
For a thorough and educational look at the Panama Canal, stop by this visitors center to hear about the history of the canal's construction, its participation in world markets and the importance of its watershed.
- Arts and Crafts Market - Balboa (0.7 miles)
Discover indigenous arts and crafts at this marketplace, where you can search for one-of-a-kind trinkets to take home.
- Flamingo Shopping Plaza (3.3 miles)
Once you've browsed the stores at the Flamingo Shopping Plaza, take time to enjoy the local cuisine and international restaurants on site.
- Albrook Mall (4 miles)
Find a new outfit at Central America’s largest shopping mall for a night out. Albrook covers 100,000 square meters, and includes three food courts, a casino, a bowling alley and a movie complex.
- AltaPlaza Mall (10 miles)
Add to your wardrobe at this nearby modern mall, where you can grab a bite to eat or play casino games after a day of shopping.
Concerts, Nightlife and Entertainment
- Amador (Figali) Convention Center (0.7 miles)
Initially built in 2003 to host the Miss Universe pageant, this indoor arena now welcomes year-round events, including concerts featuring top names like Shakira, Santana and Juanes.
- Casco Viejo (Old Quarters of Panama) (1.4 miles)
Spend the day exploring the restaurants, museums and historic buildings of Casco Viejo, also known as the Old Quarters of Panama. Stick around after hours to check out the nightlife.
Business and Higher Education
- Banking District (6 miles)
Business travelers appreciate being just minutes from this financial area, home to 75 local and international banks.
- City of Knowledge (6 miles)
Combining education, research and innovation, this government-sponsored complex is made up of a cluster of universities, scientific research centers, businesses and international organizations.
- Florida State University Panama (7 miles)
The hotel offers the perfect location for prospective students of Florida State University Panama or for visiting parents. The university is a branch campus offering associate's and bachelor's degrees and an attractive location near tropical forests and beautiful beaches.
- National Bus Station (2.3 miles)
Catch a bus into and out of Panama at this station next to Albrook Mall.
- Albrook "Marcos A. Gelabert" International Airport (PAC) (3.4 miles)
This airport provides flights for domestic travel in Panama.
- Panama Canal Railway Company (5.3 miles)
This renovated railroad, the first transcontinental railway, connects the Pacific (Panama City) with the Atlantic (City of Colón) daily.
- Tocumen International Airport (PTY) (22 miles)
Panama's main international airport offers flights to and from North, South and Central America and Europe.
- ABB Group
- AP Moller Maersk
- ConAgra Foods
- Deutsche Post DHL
- Estee Lauder Company
- Emmas Test Account
- Johnson Controls
- Limited Brands
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