Costa del Este, the affluent suburbs in eastern Panama City, now hosts its first hotel, the five star Westin Panama. It has 198 luxurious rooms and suites, ample meeting facilities and the tantalizing Costa Nova Restaurant, which specializes in Mediterranean fusion cuisine. The hotel was built by Bern Hotels & Resorts at a cost of $ 40 million and is the third hotel that the chain operates under the Starwood Hotels & Resorts brand.
The Westin is conveniently located in front of the Business Park, next to Banco Panama. It is close to financial towers, restaurant zone and at only 15 minutes of the Tocumen International Airport, it is ideal for business traveler or for those who want a convenient base near the city.