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Gamboa Rainforest Resort

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  • Terrible6%
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Reviewed 2 January 2015

This lodge was good for us (meaning the family) overall. Pros: The resort's location is great - there is a TON of wildlife on the property itself, as it is situated in Soberania National Park - it is also a nice place to relax on...More

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Response from Jetzel M, Guest Relations Manager at Gamboa Rainforest ResortResponded 3 January 2015

I really appreciate your comments and suggestions this will make our hotel a better place to visit. I have noted each of your recommendations because all are great help for us. Thanks again

Reviewed 2 January 2015

Probably awesome 10+ yrs ago - now it looks neglected and most importantly, plain dirty. We booked a Jr Suite at $ 500+ / night for a party of 2 adults/2kids. the loft bathroom was smelly and toilet not cleaned, dirty sheets and under bed...More

1  Thank Travel2Adventure
Response from Jetzel M, Guest Relations Manager at Gamboa Rainforest ResortResponded 3 January 2015

We are very sorry to hear that your experience with us Gamboa Rainforest Resort did not meet your expectations and I would like to thank you also for taking the time to contact us with your feedback. Yours comments was already shared with our management...More

Reviewed 31 December 2014

Location is amazing, resort could be world class. Can't stay there a week...it's isolated, food is edible at best...buffet is "pushed" for every meal...no resort-like activities at all...good for 2 or 3 days and then move on...excursions offered by resort were good and staff leading...More

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Response from Jetzel M, Guest Relations Manager at Gamboa Rainforest ResortResponded 3 January 2015

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....More

Reviewed 31 December 2014

Let me start with the positives! Great setting, nice lobby, huge rooms, great pool, good excursions. Now the negatives..Food is boring and bland, property needs major tlc (peeling paint, mold spots, dirty floors etc) and next to no one speaks or understands English. I get...More

Thank Craig M
Response from Jetzel M, Guest Relations Manager at Gamboa Rainforest ResortResponded 3 January 2015

We are very sorry to hear that your experience with us, did not meet your expectations and I would like to thank you for taking the time to leave your comment. Please be assured that your comment is extremely valuable to us and help us...More

Reviewed 31 December 2014

Lovely! Amazing! Friendly! There are so many words to describe this experience that was a dream come true and still brings a smile to my face every day since. My family and I came to this resort to experience the rainforest and see what Panama...More

1  Thank Julie C
Response from Jetzel M, Guest Relations Manager at Gamboa Rainforest ResortResponded 3 January 2015

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.

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Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Room Service
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
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Air Conditioning
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$97 - US$213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$97 - US$213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
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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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"Go somewhere else"
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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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