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Gamboa Rainforest Resort

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09/06/2017 10/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$143*
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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I came here with my three daughters for a restful day and some quality time for us as a family. Unfortunately the whole stay was a series of annoyances which started with the room not being ready at the official check in time, us hanging out at pool and lobby for two hours followed by 4 trips of walking back...

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Penn Valley, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As part of our Caravan Tour to Panama last November, my sister and I stayed a couple of nights at the Gamboa Resort. It was my favorite part of the tour! Beautiful place, views, birds singing! Really a lovely setting! I am a nature lover, would rather be in the rainforest than a city any day! Saw several of the...

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Thank Cheryl J
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is set in an amazing location. It lays in the middle of a lovely rainforest, which make the morning and evening views spectacular! That hotel is the one we use on our Panama tour, and is the 1st hotel of the itinerary, which gave me a 'wow' effect when I saw it. I was welcomed with a drink...

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Cape Canaveral, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On our first arrival in 1010 we were greeted outside our balcony by a Keel-billed Toucan, Tanagers of all kinds and even some Capuchin Monkeys in the nearby trees. Back again for our 3rd stay- we were able to get two consecutive weeks giving us time to explore the many trails, the nearby Summit Gardens, and take walks along the...

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1Thank jimeileen2017
Nicole R, Marketing Manager at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share with us your complete experience. We are so glad we were able to help you out during your stay. Helping our customers is what we love best. Also, your comments about our team fill us with pride and equip us to provide clear and specific examples of how excellence looks...

Cambridge, England
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking forward to ending our holiday at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort, but sadly we were disappointed in the whole experience with this hotel. When we arrived the reception staff were rude and unwelcoming. During our stay at this resort we found several members of the staff to be rude or certainly not happy in their work. The hotel...

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1Thank KymH
Nicole R, Marketing Manager at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Dear KymH, Thank you for letting us know about this. Feedback helps us tackle issues and become better at what we do. All the departments involved are trying to identify why this happened and we will resolve in a way that ensures superior customer experiences now and in the future. We are so sorry we did not resolve your towel...

Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice resort with high service level, friendly staff and good restaurant food as well! . My own large room was very tastefully furnished, had a spacious balcony with patio furniture, hammock and a wonderful view! . Spacious, modern and stylish shower room with lovely bathrobes, and beautiful slippers were also available. . The disadvantage of Gamboa Rainforrest Resort,...

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Nicole R, Marketing Manager at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, We really appreciate that you took the time to share details about your recent visit Gamboa Rainforest Resort. Let me apologize for the inconveniences regarding the water problem. Could you please send us an email to recepciongrr@gamboaresort with further details of your stay? This way we can make the proper adjustments. We will work on constantly sharing all...

Florence, CO
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on a Caravan Tour. The location is beautiful. The restaraunt and bar were good. There are lots of activities located near the hotel. The rooms were very nice. Wifi was good. Staff was excellent. I would stay here again.

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Urbana, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Gamboa for a day visit and used the resort as our home base. We h ad a very mixed experience but I would recommend it for a limited visit knowing what to expect. The resort is gorgeous surrounded by rainforest, wildlife and the canal. For nature​ lovers the area is a paradise and has something for all...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You don’t have to stay here to enjoy the beauty that surrounds this ‘resort’. This was by far the worst hotel experience of my well travelled life. Shortly after arrival, at about 8pm, the power went out and did not return until 3am. As you can imagine, this is a big problem when you are stuck in the middle of...

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1Thank John D
Nicole R, Marketing Manager at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr. John, First of all, thank you for sharing your experience with us. Allow me to apologize on behalf of everyone here at Gamboa Rainforest Resort for not providing the level of quality you deserved and expected. From the moment you walk into our business, it is our responsibility to give you the best possible experience and deliver what...

Atlanta,Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here on Caravan Tour. The buffet was great and had many selections. Much better than our hotel in Panama City. Our room was large. Every room faces the pool and view of the Chagres River. Every room has a large lanai with a hammock. Since our meals with Caravan were included, we did not know how much the...

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Nicole R, Marketing Manager at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, We really appreciate that you took the time to share details about your recent visit to our Rainforest hideaway. We are so delighted to hear the great experience you had and how satisfied you were with your room and other services. Regarding your waiting time at the bar, we are looking into this issue and hope to resolve...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Deep in the heart of the Panamanian rainforest lies the completely unique Gamboa Rainforest Resort. This magnificent destination rests where the scenic Chagres River meets the Panama Canal and is the only resort property in the area. Few places on earth offer such an amazing natural experience while providing an unsurpassed level of luxury. Escape the noise and hectic pace of everyday life and surround yourself with the tranquility of the mystical Soberania National Forest. Here, just a short 30-minute ride from Panama City, on 340 acres overlooking the stunning Panama Canal, you can commune with nature in a pristine environment where explorers and pirates once tread. Our Panama Tours offer an exhilarating variety of jungle adventures such as an aerial tram, guided boat tours, fishing expeditions, and much more. Our tours are designed to show you wildlife in its natural setting amidst the colorful splendor of the jungle flora. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gamboa Rainforest Resort

Address: Goethals Blvd. | Soberania National Park, Gamboa 7338, Panama
Region: Panama > Colon Province > Gamboa
Price Range: $183 - $238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gamboa Rainforest Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 166
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“I believe all the rooms here would have a spectacular view.”
  • All you hear is birds. Lovely.
926cherylj, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“best views”
kornelia00, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“5th, 6th, or 7th floors for the view”
jimeileen2017, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Room with a view of the river”
KymH, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“• Room Type: King Deluxe River View Room • Rate: All Inclusive”
  • Dead forest along the river
  • Dead trees outside the resort
  • A spacious balcony with patio furniture, hammock and a wonderful view!
  • Waste thrown in bushes by the river
  • Dead trees outside the resort
  • Waste thrown in bushes by the river
  • Dead trees outside the resort
  • Dead trees outside the resort
88aheb2017, 11 May 2017 | Read review
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