Waldorf Astoria expands into Panama

5th May 2013
Waldorf Astoria expands into Panama

Hilton Worldwide has announced the expansion of the Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts brand into Latin America with the opening of Waldorf Astoria Panama. 

With a commitment to personalised service and delivering a new sense of luxury to the booming Panama market, Waldorf Astoria Panama blends the distinguished sophistication of the luxury brand with the warmth of the local Panamanian personality.

“Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts are committed to a presence in landmark destinations around the world so Panama is a perfect venue for our brand’s entry into Latin America,” said John Vanderslice, global head, luxury & lifestyle brands, Hilton Worldwide.

“The Waldorf Astoria Panama is perfectly positioned to create the exceptional experiences and unforgettable moments that are hallmarks of the Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts brand at all of our more than 20 destinations around the globe,” added Vanderslice.

Featuring 248 guest rooms, suites and luxury residences, Waldorf Astoria Panama boasts an exquisite timeless elegance and inviting ambiance displayed throughout the hotel’s public areas and accommodations. 

Designed by the Miami-based firm ba-haus/KNF, the newest hotel in Panama unveils a combination of fresh, luminous tones and reflective materials, as well as high ceilings, which inspire a sophisticated social atmosphere, using rich exotic woods, metallic pieces, multi-dimensional panels, glass and crystals.

From arrival to departure, guests are not only embraced by this striking design, but also welcomed by True Waldorf Service -  a service initiative that assigns a personal concierge to each qualified guest who acts as their primary contact, before, during and – an industry first – after a stay, to guarantee every want and request is met.

Guest rooms are tastefully appointed to combine luxurious comfort with a contemporary appeal, delivering the latest technology in a spacious, relaxing environment.

Featuring the finest linens and amenities, all rooms offer plush bedding, high-definition flat screen television, alarm clock with MP3 player connection, wired and wireless Internet access and spacious marble bathrooms with walk in rain showers. 

Waldorf Astoria Panama boasts an impressive array of diverse culinary experiences, led by award-winning executive chef Kalych Padro Alvarado. 

Featuring four distinct restaurants and bars, Waldorf Astoria Panama, tempts guests with the renowned Peacock Alley, a sophisticated and intimate lobby bar; Ginger, an authentic and exotic lounge and sushi bar that incorporates ginger in its Asian specialty menu; Bungalow Terrace & Pool Bar, a welcome oasis in a relaxing poolside atmosphere; and BRIO Brasserie, a casual all day dining restaurant perfect for a fresh meal made with local ingredients that combines modern French and American cuisine.



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