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Gamboa Rainforest Resort

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place has spectacular views but is a rustic hotel with average food and service. Learn some Spanish before you go, pack the bug spray, and bring your own room provisions. If you think of it as camping, you will do just fine... pass on...More

Thank Jodi F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife & I spent two nights here. When I read the existing reviews before our arrival, I had some reluctance to come here, but we found things to be much better (not perfect) than we expected. We had some problems with check-in. We arrived...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 4 days ago

In October 2017 we were unable to book on the Gamboa Rainforest website since all dates towards Christmas and New Year were blanked out. So we reserved through booking.com. instead. We then sent a request via booking.com for a transfer from Albrook airport, Panama City...More

Thank cliffordchambers
Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated near where the Chagres River empties into man-made Gatun Lake, part of the Panama Canal, the resort is on a hill overlooking the lake and forest. I had a beautiful, huge room. It was well lit. There was a fridge and a safe. The...More

Thank lifeisforlearning
Reviewed 1 week ago

You could not ask for a more breathtaking view, this location is paradise. It's funny to read all of the negatives about the physical property. It is in the middle of the rainforest, humidity is high and there are signs of it on the hotel...More

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Pool
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Free Internet
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Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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US$98 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
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US$98 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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erika w
25 January 2018|
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Response from Glenna424 | Reviewed this property |
We did the Monkey Island boat trip - it was wonderful! We saw many active monkeys up close, a small croc, and birds. Our guide was very informative and gave us more time than booked. And it was great being on the canal in... More
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Tony S
12 January 2018|
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Response from Bud F | Reviewed this property |
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alexroth2017
21 August 2017|
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Response from Nicole R | Property representative |
Hello! There are some items on the regular menu you can order, but also we have a salad bar. December is high season for us, so I would recommend booking your tours in advance. Check our website and the Activities section... More
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"Views of the river"
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"Upper level floors have best view and try to get the right side of the hotel (as you look at the entrance)."
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"Very roomy 1 bedroom Suites"
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"Ask for a good view--the higher the floor, the better--and you'll likely get one."
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