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Gamboa Rainforest Resort

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Reviewed 15 June 2014

As residents of Panama City we'd been to the Gamboa rainforest area many time and recognize its beauty and unique location, but this time we took advantage of an offer and stayed at the resort for all-inclusive overnight stay. The hotel beautiful location and environment are its biggest selling point. All of there are rather let down by poor service...

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Jetzel M, Guest Relations Manager at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback regarding our hotel. I am certainly disappointed that your stay was not all that it could have been. I would like to apologize on behalf of the hotel and its team for your stay. All your comments are very valuable for us. We hope you give us the opportunity to...

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Reviewed 11 June 2014

In country on business. A Friend raved about the Sunday brunch there and of the service so we went. The quality, presentation and selection of food was excellent. The dessert choices were plentiful. The unlimited mimosas (fresh squeezed oranges) complimented it all. Ladies room was very clean. The view spectacular. Perfect way to spend $40.00US. Met Bernard-- who periodically would...

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Jetzel M, Guest Relations Manager at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful remarks I appreciate your comments and we are glad to have met your expectations when visiting our hotel, from the entire hotel staff and especially our coworker Bernard we really appreciate your comment is a great motivation for each of us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon and give the best experience ever....

Torrington,Ct.
Reviewed 6 June 2014

one of three hotels we stayed at in march which is the best time of the year to go. weather is at it's best. rooms are quiet and clean and well appointed . not to modern as to blend in to the area in witch you are in. food is good ,not over the top . desert's are plentiful.

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Jetzel M, Guest Relations Manager at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

From the entire hotel staff we appreciate your comment is a great motivation for each of us. We hope to see you again in Panama. Regards

Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Once an amazing place to go to and spend the weekend I was deeply disappointed by my latest weekend away here. The rooms and hotel grounds have lost the love and attention they once had and my room had the air conditioner from hell which is down to poor maintenance. The sheets in the room on the bed use to...

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Jetzel M, Guest Relations Manager at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate your taking the time for your review and bring this matter to our attention. We do apologize for don´t fill your expectations. I have forwarded your comments to the appropriate departments for their review. We hope you give us the opportunity to service and welcome back. Regards,

Reviewed 31 May 2014

This place is, without question, the best all- inclusive resort that I have ever visited. Obviously, the location is a big factor here, but the main reason that I liked this place more than any other all-inclusive is that it is NOT an all-inclusive. Gamboa Rainforest Resort is a full-service hotel that offers an AI option. During my one week...

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Jetzel M, Guest Relations Manager at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful remarks, which I have shared with staff, gives us a pleasure to know that you loved the visit to our hotel and enjoy all the nature. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kindest Regards,

Bullhead city
Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

Traveled with a group of 27 seniors. We loved everything: welcomed with cool drinks , enjoyed beautiful rooms, traveled by complimentary open air safari shuttle, great food, especially at the little restaurant down by the river, watched wildlife, visited the butterfly sanctuary, the orchid garden ... Just a relaxing, natural, yet upscale resort. Oh did I mention the fishing? Big...

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Jetzel M, Guest Relations Manager at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

From the entire hotel staff we appreciate your comment is a great motivation for each of us. We hope to see you again in Panama. Regards

Davis, CA
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Nice place, good service, spectacular views with lots of opportunities to see local floral and fauna. The grounds are very well kept and the rooms are spacious. Be prepared for lots of humidity and dress accordingly.

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Jetzel M, Guest Relations Manager at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

We are glad to hear that you had a comfortable stay at our hotel and that you were fully satisfied with our services. We will be delighted to welcome you back in our hotel, shall your plans bring you to Panama again in the future. Coordially yours,

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 18 May 2014

Riding through the city and heading into the rainforest with such anticipation of arriving at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort, as its website showed such wonderfulness. Tired from all-day traveling, we arrived close to mid-night and front desk whisked us through check-in. Hearing the animal sounds of the rainforest was so exciting and gave such tranquility. The resort is packed with...

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Jetzel M, Guest Relations Manager at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

We are glad to hear that you had a comfortable stay at our hotel and that you were fully satisfied with our services. We will be delighted to welcome you back in our hotel, shall your plans bring you to Panama again in the future. Kind regards

north of Toronto
Reviewed 13 May 2014

While recently in Panama, we actually switched from our hotel in Playa Blanca to the Gamboa Rainforest Resort, and we wish we had done it sooner. However, we stayed two nights at GRR, and it saved our Panama trip. First of all, location is perfect, you are not too far away from the sights of Panama City, and the airport,...

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Jetzel M, Guest Relations Manager at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your time to write your comments is very nice to read all of them show positive and negative aspects of our hotel are a vital help to us for continue providing excellent service to our visitors. We hope to see you again in Panama. Sincerely

Markham, Canada
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Gamboa is situated in a newly rainforest setting, only 30yrs. Lush landscape with many animal species you can see from the night exploration bus through The jungle interiors. You can buy an all inclusive meal plan if you decide to eat all your meals here. The restaurant , Corotu has 3 buffets each day, the first night was Italian. It...

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Thanks for your comments, are very helpful to improve the service of our hotel; we will continue working hard to provide the best service and product to each of our guests. Regards

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  • Spa
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $190 - $270 (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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“Only stay 2 day and bring a cooler and fill it up.”
bandit153, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“As I mentioned before, our room had a private balcony with a beautiful view of the river. All this made for an amazing sunrise experience!”
  • Sunrise view from our room - absolutely stunning!
dianef269, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have good views.”
mikewJ7952MR, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get a higher floor like the 4th floor for a better view.”
mathteacher1225, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our room 304 last time had a much better view than room 222 this time.”
  • room 222's bathroom, spacious with nice tiles
  • room 222
  • view of pool from dining room
luv2cruise2, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
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