San Rafael, CA Hotel Accommodations and Policies – Panama Hotel


Retreat to the delightful and accommodating Panama Hotel during your stay in San Rafael. After a fun-filled day exploring the city, kick back and relax on a supremely comfortable mattress with plush pillows. Click on a flat-screen TV with cable channels or post your favorite vacation pics online with our free WiFi. After a restful night’s sleep, wake up and prepare a steaming cup of Joe with your in-room coffee maker. Sip in pure bliss as you soak up the sun on a private patio or balcony. Housekeeping will drop by daily to tidy up your room.


The Panama Hotel offers all the amenities you’ll need for a perfect stay in San Rafael. Start each morning on the right foot with our complimentary home-made continental breakfast. Fresh fruits, warm bread, granola, coffee, yogurt – oh my! Be sure to enjoy a meal (or five) at our wonderful Panama Hotel Restaurant. We are proud to be a pet-friendly accommodation; feel free to bring your furry friend along to San Rafael. Our friendly staff members are always around! If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to let us know.


The Panama Hotel Restaurant offers fabulous food influenced by Latin America, the Mediterranean, and California’s fabled wine country. There is much to see and do in San Rafael. Be sure to check out the following sites and attractions: Museum of International Propaganda, China Camp State Park, Marin County Civic Center, WildCare, and Art Works Downtown.

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Panama Hotel Features & Amenities

General Services

Room Service Microwave High-Speed Internet Direct Dial Phones Private Patios Air Conditioned Non Smoking Rooms In-Room Coffee Flatscreen TV Alarm Clocks Refrigerator Kitchenettes (In Selected Rooms) Hairdryer Cable TV Private Balconies

Business Services

Wireless High Speed Internet (Free)


24 Hour Coffee and/or Tea In The Lobby

Features for the
Overall Property

Breakfast Area on Ground Floor Wheelchair Accessible per ADA Standards All hallways and corridors free of any steps or abrupt vertical level changes Staff is Trained to Offer Assistance to Ensure Accessibility Accessible Registration Check-in Counters/Other Counters Serving Guests Have A Lowered Portion No More Than 36" High or Has A Folding Shelf At 36" High To Allow Persons Who Use Wheelchair Registration Desk, Lobby, Guest Rooms, and Exterior/Interior Amenities are Accessible From The Public Sidewalk Accessible Entrance to Restaurant No steps or abrupt level changes that will impede access for persons who use wheelchairs, walkers and other mobility aids between accessible parking and entrance Hotel Provides Proper Number of Accessible Guest Rooms Stipulated by ADA Dining Facilities Accessible Wheelchair Accessible Route From The Accessible Parking Space To The Facility’s Entrance, Registration Desk, Guest Room, and Exterior/Interior Amenities Van Accessible Public Street Parking All sidewalks and walkways free of any objects that pose a hazard to persons with low vision WCAG Level 2.1 Website ADA Accessible Guest Room Service Animals Allowed At No Additional Charge Accessible Guest Rooms with 32 Inch Wide Openings No steps or abrupt level changes that will impede access for persons who use wheelchairs, walkers and other mobility aids between accessible parking and guest room entry 32 Inch Wide Openings to Common Areas Hotel Provides Proper Number of Accessible Parking Spots Including Van Accessible Spots Stipulated by ADA Door hardware (lever, pull, panic bar, etc.) usable with one hand, without tight grasping, pinching or twisting of the wrist Signs on The Property Include Braille are Easy to Read and Free From Reflective Material Wheelchair Accessibility Throughout Guest Room and Guest Bathroom per ADA Standards All doorways to and within Accessible Guest Rooms are Wheelchair Accessible Staff Has Access to Information About Guest Rooms Accessible Patio or Balcony People in Need of Accessible Features Can Book Accessible Rooms During The Same Time and Terms That Others Can Reserve Rooms Accessibility Equipment for The Deaf Key card reader positioned so persons who use wheelchairs may approach and operate the opener Hotel corridors a minimum of 36” wide

Panama Hotel Policies

These are general hotel policies. Policies may vary per room type. Please check the accompanying room details accordingly.

Check in Time - 03:00 PM
Check out Time - 12:00 PM
Currency - USD ($)
Extra Child Cost - $10.00/Night
Extra Adult Cost - $20.00/Night
Cancellation Policy
7 days
Policy Details

We have a 7-Day Cancellation Policy. If you wish to cancel or modify a reservation, you must do so by 3 PM 7-Days or 1 week prior to your arrival date.

  • Weekends and Holiday Cancellation Policy: 7-days advance notice is required to change or cancel your room in order to avoid being charged for your reservation.
  • Weekday Cancellation Policy: 48-hours advance notice is required to change or cancel your room in order to avoid being charged for your reservation.

If you cancel or modify your reservation post the expiration of the Cancellation Period or you fail to show up, a no-show charge will be levied on your credit card for one full night plus tax. Early departures are considered last-minute cancellations and are non-refundable. Holidays & special events are subject to seasonal rates. Non-refundable reservations cannot be canceled or modified - total reservation amount will be charged in case of cancellation or no-show. The hotel reserves the right to cancel your reservation. A refundable deposit is required upon check-in. 

  • Weekends require a 2-night minimum stay.
  • Holidays and special weekends may require a three-night stay.
  • The hotel office is open daily from 8 am to 6 pm pacific time.

Front Desk Hours of Operation:

  • Front Desk services will be available daily from 8AM - 3:30PM.
  • Front Dest agant will be available outside of those hours by phone.

The Panama Hotel is a historic boutique hotel, featuring charming guestrooms and well-appointed amenities. Our property offers complimentary home-made continental breakfast, the Panama Hotel Restaurant, and friendly staff members.


The Panama Hotel offers the following services: room service, housekeeping, pet-friendly guestrooms, and non-smoking guestrooms.

Guest Parking

Street parking is available.


High-speed WiFi is provided free of charge.

Children and Extra Beds

Children of all ages are welcome to stay at the Panama Hotel. There is no capacity for extra cots or beds.


Pets are welcome to stay at the Panama Hotel for a small charge of USD 15 per pet, per night.

Accepted Payment Methods

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Cash. This hotel reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to arrival.

Terms & Conditions

This property is privately owned, and the management reserves the right to refuse service to anyone and will not be responsible for accidents or injury to guests or for loss of money, jewelry or valuables of any kind. Once checked in, no cancellations. All linens are inventoried: missing or damaged linens will be charged. Any damages to hotel property will be charged an additional fee upon assessment. We are a breath-easy accommodation. Guests who choose to smoke must do so in designated smoking areas. There is no smoking in the guest rooms.  If anyone in guest's party smokes in the guest room, or any non-designated smoking areas, the guest hereby expressly authorizes the hotel management to charge the credit card a minimum cleaning fee of USD 200.00 to reimburse the property for the additional cost of cleaning a guest room. We are pet-friendly! Well-behaved pets are welcome for a required additional fee of USD 15.00 per pet, per night.


  • Rates shown on this site are for single or double occupancy. Additional guests, 12 years and older, in suites, are $18 per night. A 12% hotel tax is additional.
  • Prepayment is required for booking two or more rooms.
  • Rooms can be reserved with Visa, MasterCard, or American Express.


If your reservation has been paid in advance or you elect to pay by cash, a security deposit of USD 500.00 via credit card is required upon check-in and will be charged in the event that damages outlined herein occur. The hotel takes a credit preauthorization but does not accept cash deposits. Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for payment and incidental charges. Any misuse or damages to the guestroom or facilities will be the sole responsibility of the registered guest. Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges.