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Dartmouth, Canada
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is an old hotel well past its best before date - faded glory - about a fifteen minute drive from Colon. Having said that it is in reasonably good repair - although some repairs have the touch of the amateur. One of the two elevators was not working - no sign of it being repaired. My premium room was...

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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The tittle says it all. Not even sure how to start. Among the bad service the bell bottom decided it will be a good idea to just use a master key to enter my room while i was still in. Not even knocking on the door first. I left for work in the morning and told the front desk that...

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

Dear customer our management will like to apologize for the inconveniences you experienced during your stay with us; and at the same time we thank you for making of our knowledge these incidences in which perhaps the staff on duty did not reflected our hotel policies and procedures; I have meet with the departments involved to make the immediate corrections...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 October 2016

So we stayed at this hotel based on the recommendation of niece since the location was pretty close to our family members. The hotel itself is very nice and clean and has ample facilities, nice pool, cool little bar, good size room. Our problem was with the service, most of the staff seemed uninterested in assisting (which is the opposite...

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1Thank ricard0h511
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 23 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 10 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 12 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...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • 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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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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: $104 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Melia Panama Canal 4*
Number of rooms: 232
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Melia Panama Canal Hotel Colon
Melia Hotel Panama Canal
Melia Hotel Colon
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“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
“Rooms facing the pools - you can hear loud Latin music from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.”
 of 5 bubbles firstlast154974, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“It would be nice if they had a community laundry room for these staying multiple days. ”
 of 5 bubbles 45omarp, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the villa could hear the adjacent Discoteca all night long on Friday night.”
 of 5 bubbles rheakerby, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
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