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Gamboa Rainforest Resort

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

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

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2014

When you arrive at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort you're amazed at the beauty, the location is spectacular. The room balconies feel private, boosting views of the rainforest. The mornings feel magical, you can hear the howler monkeys waking up. You're away from it all, which also means you're limited to what's available at the hotel. If you're not staying there...

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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

Washington State, USA
Reviewed 5 May 2014

We stayed for two nights. I was disappointed when we checked in that they were not able to accommodate my request for an upper room to enjoy the views of the river. We checked in late afternoon, and they were booked up, so we ended up with a lower room. However, within an hour, I completely changed my mind. We...

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

We appreciate your review of our property during your recent stay. I have forwarded your comments to the appropriate departments for their review. We are happy that our customer service was excellent as well as the location of the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 April 2014

The biggest debate my wife and I had at the resort was whether the view was better from the lobby or our bedroom. Both were spectacular. Based upon previous reviews, we smartly chose a fourth floor room overlooking the river (with a side view of the enormous pool). We spent time reading and just gazing at the scenery from both....

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

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. Regards,

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 27 April 2014

I really loved the location of this resort - being so close to the rainforest and able to see all the animals, including sloths, howler monkeys, toucans, agouti and capibaras was simply amazing. The customer service was also very good, the rooms were spacious and clean, with nice balconies with hammocks. The pool area was constantly filled with droves of...

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

Thanks for your time to write your remarks, is very nice to read your comments all of them show positive and negative aspects of our hotel. We are continuously working to ensure our guests receive the service they deserve. . Cordially you.

ontario
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Where to Begin? In reading some of the latest reviews in Tripadvisor I’m confused. Did I stay at the same place? Could it be me that is overly demanding or particular? Well, I have posted about a dozen reviews in Tripadvisor and this is my first negative review. To be fair, there are some good things about this resort, three...

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

We would like to thank you for taking your time and share your comments, we have taken notes of your pleasant recommendations. We are really sorry for not meeting your expectations; such as yours comments allow us to take an honest look at our operations and make necessary improvements. We will be very pleased if you allow us to serve...

St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

A beautiful facility with great views of the Chagres River and quietly nestled in the rainforest. Nicely appointed rooms with comfy beds and roomy bathrooms. A hammock on my deck was a wonderful way to relax after a long day of ecotourism and adventure. Great bird watching from the balcony sighting Toucans , Parrots and a few small mammals. The...

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

It is great to see that you enjoyed the special service that our staff offer during your stay. We will be delighted to welcome you back in our hotel, shall your plans bring you to Panama again in the future. Kind regards

Henderson, Nevada
Reviewed 26 April 2014

I had a hard time rating this resort. The views and surroundings we're stunning. The staff was great and the rooms and lobby are very nice as well . Even though I rated it a 4 star it is more like 3 and a half. The problem is some of the hallways and pool deck look rather worn. It really...

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

We appreciate your review of our property during your recent stay. I have forwarded your comments to the appropriate departments for their review. We hope to welcome you back to Gamboa Rainforest Resort. regards,

Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Fabulous hotel with absolutely stupendous views along the Chagres River. The sights and sounds of the rainforest are all around and just walking from your room to the main part of the hotel you will see small mammals and many interesting birds. We were fortunate to be put in the new block on the 7th floor and what a view...

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Jetzel M, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

I appreciate your comments and we are glad to have met your expectations when visiting our hotel, from the entire hotel staff we appreciate your comment is a great motivation for each of us. Thank you very much and hope to see you again in Panama. Cordially yours

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • 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: $177 - $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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“• 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
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