Starwood has opened its first Le Méridien hotel
in Central America. Le Méridien Panama, located on the edge of the
Bay of Panama and boasting spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean
and the Panama city skyline, is owned by developers Bern Hotels &
Surrounded by the intimate cafes and chic galleries of Panama
city’s vibrant Uruguay Street, Le Méridien Panama is within the
city’s financial district and a short distance from Panama city’s
major tourism attractions, such as the Panama Canal, considered
one of the wonders of the modern world.
honored to open the first Le Méridien hotel in Central America and
look forward to being part of the brand’s development into a
contemporary lifestyle brand,” said Glen Champion, VP for Bern &
Hotels and Resorts Panama.
Designed by renowned Panamanian
architect Mallol Ignacio, Le Méridien Panama features an impressve double height entry with an overturned glass pyramid
that reflects vibrant colors throughout the sleek black granite
Offering 111 guestrooms, including 29 suites, the hotel
also has 4,000 square feet of function space ideal for corporate
meetings and events as well as intimate social affairs.
addition, Le Méridien Panama features a signature restaurant,
Latitudes, by Panamanian Chef Anibal Chiari, a contemporary fusion
concept of international cuisine that can seat 75 guests,
including a communal table and private dining room.
The hotel also offers spa
treatments in the Sensory Spa by Clarins with six treatment rooms
and a fully-equipped fitness center and outdoor pool and terrace,
overlooking the Bay of Panama.
Le Méridien Panama is the 15th new Le Méridien
hotel since Starwood acquired the Le Méridien brand in November
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