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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Great hotel, great staff... Armando at the pool bar is a very nice bartender. Omar is a great entertainer for all guests. My son enjoyed the pool, games and the food. He didn't want to leave. I plan to visit again!

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Our reservations were a mess after booking on bookingcom. I used booking.com after a friend traveling in our group suggested it. He thought he had booked 2 nights, all inclusive, 2 people for $149. On Expedia the same price was 2 people, 2 nights, breakfast included only. Always looking for a deal I took his suggestion. The first page on...

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Iloilo City, Philippines
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Everything's very relaxing, ambiance is good, environment and atmosphere are good, food is good. Awesome staffs, not all but most. Rooms are wide and comfortable, wifi also is fast. Nothing i could say more. It's swesome.

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Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Everyone has their own opinion and we have different experiences. .My experience at Melia Panama was absolutely fabulous 😊. The hotel pictures are very true ..this hotel is VERY Immaculate!!!! I can't express that enough ! They do offer an All-inclusive option or Al lacarte .. My daughter and I opted for the all inclusive. ..the food was very delicious...

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Leesburg
Reviewed 24 August 2016

My husband and I are share owners of the Sol Melia brand properties. This visit to Panama was fantastic except for the food and beverages at our hotel. We were there for 7 days and 6 nights. We decided to upgrade our stay to include all inclusive food and beverages. What a mistake. Day after day, after day, we dined...

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Thank Carolyn W
Littleton
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The history of this place is worth a visit. The pool is probably the best we have ever been to. Really. Helpful staff. This is the place to stay on the Atlantic side. Beautiful grounds and the room was quiet.

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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We stay got to Panama on July 9 and took a transfer from Retransfer with Miguel. He was amazing and the service was excellent. He went above and beyond with Customer Service. We took the transfer to the Riu Playa Blanca. It was horrible there. They didn't have my room available so they wanted me to pay an extra $85/day...

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MeliaPanamaCanal, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Melia Panama Canal, responded to this review

Dear guest we thank you for considering us as your place of destiny to pass your vacation. Our management has become aware of your comments in which we regret have not fulfilled your expectations; thanks to your observations for the commodity of our entire guests we will make immediate improvements. Regarding to our web page we checked the services and...

Doenrade, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Pros: Swimming pool is open 24hrs, was big, clean and very nice. The rooms are nice and clean. The wifi is free and fast. The housekeeping did a really good job cleaning the room everyday. Cons: Front desk guess service did not provided information unless we asked. Their answer were short and did not expend. I was there couple of...

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MeliaPanamaCanal, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Melia Panama Canal, responded to this review

Dear guest thank you for shearing with us your experience in your recent stay in our establishment; it has been brought to my attention the lack or limited information given by the staff at the front desk as you well mentioned; As you may know providing the highest level of hospitality is our number one priority in which we will...

Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel for two nights. It's location is handcap accessible, clean rooms, very relaxing atmosphere, hotel's restaurant is great good food, their buffet is yummy. Hotel has 2 pools, well maintained, even though it rain a lot. The hotel staff is very helpful and courteous. If visiting the Panama Canal and Colon Free Zone I would stay here...

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MeliaPanamaCanal, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Melia Panama Canal, responded to this review

Dear guest we will like to thank you for choosing us as your place of stay, in which we had the pleasure to welcome you in our property and delighted ourselves in offering you the best hospitality as our entire guests deserve. It is rejoicing to hear that you have enjoyed our facilities and hotel environment; our staff is very...

Morgan Hill, California
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This is a beautiful historical resort right off of Gutan Lake. It has excellent service, food, and accommodations. We had a quite room on the top floor with an excellent view. The pools are exceptional. There is a Eco boat tour on the lake where we viewed monkeys, lizards, birds, and a sloth. We also enjoyed kayaking on the lake....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the shores of Lake Gatún surrounded by lush, tropical vegetation, in the city of Colón (Panama), and a short distance from the Free Trade Zone, the Gatún locks, la Granja, the ruins of San Lorenzo and the beaches, the Meliá Panamá Canal is the best option for discovering Panamá, thanks to its beautiful natural surroundings, its comfortable and complete facilities and the quality of its services. The Meliá Panamá Canal is the perfect setting for living exciting adventure tours, ecotourism, bike rides, canopy and eco walks and hiking so you can admire the exquisite flora and fauna of this unique and idyllic corner of the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melia Panama Canal

Address: Antigua Escuelas De Las Americas | Lake Gatun, Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Colon Province > Colon
Price Range: $82 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Melia Panama Canal 4*
Number of rooms: 232
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Also Known As:
Melia Panama Canal Hotel Colon
Melia Hotel Panama Canal
Melia Hotel Colon
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“Do NOT get room #s 1111, 1113, 1112, or 1114. You are directly above the bar.”
 of 5 bubbles Nholt769, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Do not take room 1111!!!! West end is quieter. Corner room large and if on south, sunny”
 of 5 bubbles JoeH65043, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We booked a room on the lake, arrived early and accepted room overlooking pool, excellent!”
 of 5 bubbles NTVBOB, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask if they have a room with less odour!”
 of 5 bubbles theresegerein, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The villas or higher level floor rooms on the main building. We will see the lake on both sides of the main building anyway.”
 of 5 bubbles Bolota, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
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