Lonely Planet review
The Hotel Washington bills itself as the grand dame of Colón's hotels - and indeed it once was grand - but today its fading colonial elegance is in desperate need of a makeover. Erected in 1870 at the request of US President William Taft, the Washington has hosted dignitaries from around the world, though today it caters more to wholesale shoppers. Still, the hotel's popularity makes it a safe bet and the amenity-laden rooms are sweetened by the onsite bar, restaurant, casino and swimming pool.
It has a 24-hour security guard.
Our independent authors have visited Hotel Washington and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Colón.
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