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JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort

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340 Calle 3ra Buenaventura, Rio Hato, Panama (Formerly Bristol Buenaventura)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel with large well appointed rooms with hardwood floors. High floor gives you an excellent view out to the ocean. The grounds are well kept with several pools going out to the beach. Restaurant service at the pool and Tamarindo was great. Food was a bit on the high side. But that was to be expected at a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent place in the pacific with an amazing golf course. 100% recommended! Its about two hours away from the city if you travel by car. They have several restaurants that are not the impressive but overall is the best hotel in the pacific in Panama!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife and I stayed here for 4 nights on vacation. We were looking for a relaxing destination and this property did not disappoint. Positives: everything about the property is beautiful. There are several pools, but we stuck to the pool right on the Pacific Ocean. The beach is very clean and extremely private (the resort itself is in a very... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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154 reviews 154 reviews
31 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This fabulous hotel probably the best in Panama is located in Playa Blanca area,which is Pacific coast. Very beautiful property: gated with security with a huge area having condos and houses inside the property. The hotel itself is of amazing beauty. Colonial style ,very well decorated with a pool just for aduts . The pools are extremely well treated. Besides... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there a weekend (March 6-8, 2015) for a wedding and we were not disappointed. Nice open architecture, good service (albeit slow as is normal in this part of the world) and nice rooms / amenities.

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Gerencia02, General Manager at JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of the entire JW Marriott Panama Family - thank you for your feedback - very much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Cordially, Jose Manuel Torres General Manager More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spend two nights, it is a very nice property, very large and clean rooms, our balcony was very large overlooking to the pool area and the lush gardens. Very serene and peaceful. Great pool area, beach club, plenty of space by the pool and beach Nice staff but service is very slow and communication is an issue if you... More 

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Gerencia02, General Manager at JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of the entire JW Marriott Panama Family - thank you for your feedback - very much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Cordially, Jose Manuel Torres General Manager More 

Panama City, Panama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is really elegant and beautiful. Rooms are comfortable and the food in the restaurants is good although it could be improved. The TV is good but not too many channels. The problem is that other than going to the beach there is not much to do during the day, and less at night. One would have to go... More 

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Gerencia02, General Manager at JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments, I respect all feedback “Highs and Lows” and find it useful to help the hotel learn and improve. That is what this forum is for, to hear about the good points of your stay and the areas where we can refocus on our guest’s experience. We have shared your comments with our Sushi... More 

Miami, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful beach resort outside of Panama City. The rooms are large and comfortable, and very modern. The food is good, although not gourmet. It is very, very quiet. It is also well protected and surrounded by large mansions. Good wifi and Spanish TV with some US channels. Service is excellent, everyone tries to please.

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Gerencia02, General Manager at JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review! It's great to hear that we have accomplished giving our guests a happy vacation! We look forward to welcoming you back again. Cordially, Jose Manuel Torres General Manager More 

Panama City, Panama
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101 reviews 101 reviews
31 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best hotel outside of Panama City. It is on the beach, has two good restaurants and excellent service. There is one very important thing which could be improved -- there is no music anywhere! A small air conditioned bar area where one could have a drink while listening to some musician (piano or guitar) particularly on weekends... More 

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Gerencia02, General Manager at JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your feedback. We’re happy to hear you enjoyed our great service, friendly staff and fabulous location. Our guests are always our priority; please know that the JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort is here and would love to have you back again. We have shared your comments "there is no music anywhere"... More 

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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The JW was really beautiful. There is a pool area close to the hotel and then a bit of a walk to the pool area near the beach. The pool area near beach is stunning...lots of pretty pools and seating. The Beach is lovely but they don't put umbrellas up due to wind...just get lounge chairs. There is not wifi... More 

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Gerencia02, General Manager at JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for the review. It is always a pleasure to see positive reviews on Tripadvisor; so we greatly appreciate it. We have shared your comments with Pacific Adventures Company regarding the horseback riding. Thanks for your suggestions. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future! Cordially, Jose Manuel Torres General Manager More 

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