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JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort

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340 Calle 3ra Buenaventura | Cocle, 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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New York City, New York
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So many good things and people to write about.....,the resort was really well kept! Marcos at the pool bar was a standout and Elyana with Pacific Adventures may have the best customer service skills I've ever experienced....and I've been around!! Love this place. So relaxing and perfect for a couples trip!!! See the canal on a tour one day and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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72 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here to stay for one night to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. The journey which should have taken an hour and a half took 4 due to traffic and 3 different car crashes enroute. Needless to say I was stressed on arrival. But that did not last long. Fantastic service with refreshing drink on arrival... 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 glowing review. It is so motivating to know when we touch the hearts in our guest’s experience and I am thrilled to see your stay was just that. Hope to welcome you back soon. Warmest regards, Jose Manuel Torres General Manager More 

Williamsburg, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This time we stayed at one of the Villas for a family reunion. We had great service and all my wife request were fulfilled. We spend a full week with our grands and they had activities every day. Thank you JW Marriott Panama for your care in making this an excellent week of relaxation.

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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 

Ft Pierce, FL
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This property was a bit difficult to find, but once you arrived it is beautiful! The rooms are lovely and the staff is absolutely fantastic. The hotel seemed under-staffed and under-trained. The first night the Chef was acting Manager and was more than gracious helping us get into a room that received Wi-Fi. He prepared us a dinner that was... 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. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future! My best, Jose Manuel Torres General Manager More 

New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed back in February 2014 but since this review is late it only goes back to August 2014. Anyway in February it was HOT! It was not easy to find. It was like a maze and it didn't help that it was at night. Once we arrived there, it was rest and relaxation. The hotel and grounds are as... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you! We would love it more to welcome you back. Hope to see you again real soon. Warmest regards, Jose Manuel Torres General Manager More 

Bogota, Colombia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is located in a very nice, secluded and elegant property. The property is very well kept and the employees are very cordial, attentive and helpful. The room was great, very confortable and well decorated with all the amenities needed. It was very relaxing to return to it after a day in the sun. After spending 7 days in... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for bringing this to our attention and for taking the time to submit your review. We apologize if your stay with us did not meet up to your expectations. It's sad for us to read that because we certainly strive to deliver our very best to all our guests. We apologize for any inconvenience. I remain... More 

Brackley, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From check in to check out, problems all the way. In touch with hotel management regarding our stay. We shall NEVER stay at another JW Marriott hotel/resort again. This hotel should have been the jewel in the crown for our 16 day tour of Peru and Panama but failed

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for bringing this to our attention and for taking the time to submit your review. What you experienced is certainly not the standard practice that we employ here. It's always disheartening to hear that we have missed the mark with one of our guests and it's important that we have the chance to win you over... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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63 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Further being the key word here. This hotel is far, about 2 hours from the airport but if you want to be away from it all with beautiful pools and great food, this is the place. Once you get to the resort, it's a maze and while the guy at the front gate gives you a map with all the... 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 

Vilano Beach, Florida
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is fantastic - can not say anything negative at all about this hotel and property. The rooms are great - we received an upgrade because of my status with Marriott Rewards. The room was perfect we used room service on multiple evenings and every morning for coffee. The service overall was fantastic. We enjoyed the pools - in... 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 Marcos Pinzon. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future! Cordially, Jose Manuel Torres General Manager More 

Coquimbito, Argentina
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best layout of chairs, shady spots, bars, and pools. Personnel is extremely pleasant and courteous. Rooms are very nice, but with a silly window with shutters between the bedroom and bathroom. How many persons really want to show themselves in the toilet? Beach sand is oil contaminated; water is warm and too calm (no waves). Many places to eat,... 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 

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