Master bedroom details. Gray Microcement Master bedroom en suite bathroom, reproduces the drinking pots in the old stables. Microcement is a non porous material which does not allow for mold, or bacteria to grow. The best design without sacrificing hygiene.
Boutique apartment- Heart Old City (C2)
Boutique apartment- Heart Old City (C2)

Entire home/flat

5 guests

2 bedrooms

3 beds
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La Isabela Suites is a Boutique apart-hotel built on the concept of space, elegance and comfort. Located in the heart of Casco Antiguo, only steps from culture, markets, dining, and bars, and with a unique quality of service. La Isabela Suites offers an alternative type of travel, away from the small, standardized and impersonal massive hotel rooms without the inconvenience of a self-catering apartment. Because we understand that the true luxury means not having to worry about anything.

The space

Our apartment is a spacious 120 sqm (1200 sq. ft.) with high ceilings (14ft/4.5m). It offers two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large living room and full kitchen. The four sets of French doors leading to the balcony and courtyard bath the apartment in light during the day. For your comfort, we provide luxury memory foam mattresses, Egyptian cotton sheets and a pillow menu. For your health, our toiletries are organic and are alcohol and paraben free. The apartment is air conditioned, has high speed WiFi, large flat screen TV, Nespresso espresso maker, Ipod ready alarm/music player and a smartphone for local use. The apartment is a first floor apartment. It has a large front balcony on the street and offers access to a 1300 sq ft (130 sqm) internal courtyard with lounge chairs and outdoor Balinese showers for outdoor dining or simple relaxation. (Please note below in Interaction with Guests that we also offer a level of service far beyond any apartment in the city.)

The building is an architectural gem. One of the world’s leading restoration architects, Francisco Montanes, and a cutting edge Spanish design group, Bersale, S.A., worked together for almost two years to restore La Isabela to its former elegance. Their vision was to adhere to UNESCO’s World Heritage Site Guidelines and maintain the 19th century elements of La Isabela’s colonial architecture while incorporating touches of cutting edge design. To complement their efforts, selected pieces of Panamanian art are exhibited throughout the building and the apartment. La Isabela – an integration of styles, materials, and perspectives ranging from the 19th to the 21st century.

Guest access

The apartment has a large front balcony on the street and offers access to a 1300 sq ft (130 sqm) internal courtyard with outdoor Balinese showers so you can cool off and lounge chairs for relaxation and outdoor dining. There is also a reception office on the ground floor where there is a concierge to assist you. There is high speed WiFi there as well as in the apartment.

Interaction with guests

Exclusive Services:

We offer our guests the best of both worlds: the space and comfort of a large apartment, with the services of a hotel.
We know that one of the main worries of the modern traveler is the different scams in the tourists industry. At La Isabela we vet and select services exclusively for our guests before offering them, so they can feel secure and protected about their choices when traveling.

Your apartment offers 24/7 hours concierge service, travel bureau, Chef-at-Home (2 starts Michelin that will cook exclusively and in front of you) chauffeurs, SPA services, nannies, washing and ironing services, daily house-cleaning, Nespresso, Unlimited organic tea, Egyptian cotton sheets, Memory foam mattresses, Turkish cotton towels, organic toiletries, Cable TV, Netflix, Amazon, and Free and powerful Wi-Fi.

Every month La Isabela Suites scouts the old town and select for our guests what's new, what's in and what's out. Contact us to get a copy of our recommendations or just simply read it in the tablet available in your suite.

Contact us for any above mentioned service or for anything else you might need. It is always our pleasure to serve you!

Other things to note

Cleaning and Health standards:

We will always try to accommodate you before check-in time at no extra cost. However, please consider that our standard cleaning procedures are strict before your check in. That includes, removal of mattresses anti-allergenic covers, deep steam cleaning and Germ-reducing UV-C technology to kills viruses and bacteria. The apartment wet areas (bathrooms and kitchen) are built in micro-cement resistant to molds and allergens, without the need to use harsh chemicals in the cleaning process. Our steam and UV-C two-stage micro-allergy filtration cleaning procedures eliminate up to 99% H1N1 and MRSA on hard surfaces, mattresses, and upholstery, kill bed bug eggs, flea eggs and dust mite eggs, and sanitize surface without pollutant and damaging irritants or residues.
When possible we only use hypo-allergenic and bio-degradable cleaning products.
La Isabela follows a strict protocol for fumigation with human-degree products.

Please contact us if you need any further information.


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The space
Accommodates: 5
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/flat

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: 48 / night after 2 guests
Weekly Discount: 20%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 single bed

House Rules
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 2PM

You will need a valid passport and credit card for incidentals. No pets and no smoking inside of the apartment. NOTE: According to Panamanian law, a 10% of Hotel taxes (Hospitality ITBMS) will be charged upon arrival


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

12 Reviews

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Becky User Profile
February 2017
This apartment-hotel can't be beat. Right in the heart of Casco Viejo, near shopping, restaurants and other entertainment. Andres and his staff were extremely hospitable before and during our stay. They also were very helpful at coordinating logistics for arrival and departure, thanks to their loading area and relationship with a local chauffeur. The facilities at La Isabela were gorgeous. Very modern, comfortable, clean, stylish, and spacious for our group of five. Highly recommend.
Andres User ProfileAndres is a superhost.
Response from Andres:
Dear Becky, You were a great guest. We always feel so good when we can facilitate people's dreams and plans so they can have a unique experience. We can't help it but it makes us feel a little bit special too!. So thanks for giving us the opportunity to be part of your trip to Panama. Come back soon!! With our best regards, Andres and La Isabela Suites' Team
February 2017

Jesse User Profile
January 2017
What an incredible treat. It felt more like staying in a well appointed home than a hotel, but with all the added benefit of a boutique hotel staff. Incredibly clean, super comfortable and well appointed – its my new go-to in Casco.
Andres User ProfileAndres is a superhost.
Response from Andres:
Dear Jesse, You were an absolute great guest and we were really happy to have you with us. We will see you again soon, we are sure! Con nuestros mejores saludos, Andres
January 2017

Tina User Profile
January 2017
Andres and the whole team at La Isabella suites went beyond their way to help us with some unrelated travel issues and with everything that came up during our stay. They facilitated a very nice babysitter to allow us a dinner getaway. Our 4 yr. old daughter was happy staying here, expect being on holiday we missed having a pool. A bit of noise throughout the day but not bad at bedtime as bedrooms are in the back of the building.

Jill User Profile
December 2016
Isabela Suites was an excellent choice in lodging for us. It was a great location - near many restaurants, shops and beautiful scenery. The apartment was beautiful and had everything we needed. The best part was the staff. Everyone was so friendly and helpful. They arranged day trips, drivers and make restaurant reservations for our family. The staff at Isabela Suites helped to make our trip to Panama extra special! We can't thank them enough.
Andres User ProfileAndres is a superhost.
Response from Andres:
Dear Jill, It was great having you with us these holidays. We are really looking forward having you and your fantastic family with us again! Con nuestros mejores saludos, Andres
December 2016

Richard User Profile
December 2016
Great place to stay in Casco.
Andres User ProfileAndres is a superhost.
Response from Andres:
It was great to have you with us despite the initial problems you had to encounter. We are still fighting with Barro Colorado so they allow you to change the dates (we will not give up that easily!) and we will keep you informed. Hopefully we will see you again at La Isabela Suites! With our warmest regards, Andres
December 2016

Bill User Profile
December 2016
We loved our stay at La Isabela and would highly recommend. The location is right in the heart of Casco Viejo and easy to get around. Great dining options within walking distance. Our favorite, the outdoor shower in the courtyard, simply awesome.
Andres User ProfileAndres is a superhost.
Response from Andres:
Dear Bill, Jody, and Lindsay, You are wonderful guests and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again!. Chef Villegas sends you his regards, he says that you were his most interesting challenge in a long time and he is thrilled you were happy with his services! We send you our mejores saludos from the whole team at La Isabela Suites!
December 2016

Susan User Profile
November 2016
The location is great, right in the middle of Casco Viejo, walkable to downtown along the boardwalk, and cheap taxis everywhere. The suite is perfect for sharing - spacious, well appointed, it has everything you need, and a good value if you share. The staff was awesome- answered all of my crazy emails without delay, warmly greeted us, and would have gotten us just about anything we could have asked for. The level of service is excellent. I will recommend this place to anyone traveling to Panama City. One tip - if you want to save a bit of money and speak just a smidge of Spanish (or just have Andres write anything down for you), skip the private driver - there are cheap taxis everywhere, all the time. The driver was great, super nice, but a driver - not a tour guide. So I am not making a recommendation about using La Islabela tour guides - we never used that service - just the private driver. Except for going to the airport, that was super convenient at 5am....
Andres User ProfileAndres is a superhost.
Response from Andres:
Dear Susan It was a pleasure to have you and your family with us. We are sorry that there was a misunderstanding: you rented the services of a chauffeur, not of a guide, for the very specific trip you did, as it was carefully designed for you according to what you requested. We are sorry it was not clear and you were expecting something else. We hope in the future to have another opportunity to serve you again. Con nuestros mejores saludos, Andres
November 2016

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Andres User ProfileAndres is a superhost.

I am the manager of La Isabela. I love the job and am here to help you with whatever you need. We have a great team here. We have an in-house masseuse, chef, maid and driver. We provide daily cleaning at no extra charge and provide laundry services. On request we provide massages, pedicure/manicure, food shopping service, a chef to cook for you, classes in Central American cooking and not native Panamanian folk art. Every month our team vets and try the restaurants, bars and activities in the old town to recommend to our guests. In addition to that we have vetted a comprehensive list of day-tours and activities for your peace of mind. Just asks us anything you would like to do: If it is possible we will make it happen!

Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 90%
Response time: within a day
Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.
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