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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tampa, Florida
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wow!! is all I can say about my recent visit to the J W Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort in Panama. I have traveled all over the world and have stayed at many J W Marriott's, but I can say without a doubt that this hotel is my all time favorite. I brought my family here for a few... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I absolutely LOVED this property, the rooms, the service was top notch if there was a language barrier every measure was take to ensure you were taken care of. There are several pools, good choice in restaurants, nice gym facility, golf course, small over priced souvignier shop. The rooms are absolutely beautiful and the grounds are lovely. we spent 4... More 

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Houston, Texas
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24 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is part of Buenoventura development which has multiple villas, townhomes, golf club etc. The hotel is a two hour drive from Panama City in a rural area. Multiple pools, several restaurants, deli, bikes for the guests. Nothing really to do after sun set, no activities, no sports bar. Could have been due to the low season. Beach is... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful stay! The beach was gorgeous, the food was delicious (specially the breakfast at Tamarindo Restaurant) to many options and all was fresh and with good quality. Staff was friendly, the pools was clean. The facilities are super comfortable. Definitively we must come back!! Excellent service at the front desk with Abel, and the reservation team Crisbeth... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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36 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is located in the Buenaventura community, which is gated and includes very nice houses around a U-shaped lagoon towards the beach/ocean as well as a 36 hole golf course. The hotel itself is right on the lagoon, many rooms have a balcony. We booked a partial sea view room with balcony and received one with Lagoon view and... More 

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El Valle de Anton, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the opportunity to photograph a Quinceanera in Panama (Girl's 15th birthday). I approached the JW Mariott for use of their facility and they were more than happy to allow us access for this memorable event. Their grounds are absolutely stunning! Located right on the Pacific Ocean, you can enjoy beach time or quiet time along the pool in... 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 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

OMG, one can't say enough! I'll start by the way it ended: Lovely Katherine and friendly busboy, Miguel, met us at our room with a surprise fruit plate the morning of our departure, and a hand-written note, thanking us for staying with them. We loved them, and by gosh, they loved us back! The property itself was everything you'd expect... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking a moment and sharing your “Absolutely 100% Perfect” review. Thanks again for sharing your experience so eloquent and so lovely. We greatly appreciate it. Katherine and Miguel are the best and they continuously demonstrates the personalized service we live by. I will definitely pass on your kind words. I hope you can make it... More 

Vestal, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

My husband and I vacationed at the JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort in late March. The resort grounds are beautiful and well kept. The hotel is old world quaint and the staff is wonderful!! Not to mention the most comfortable beds ever! Every room has a balcony. The lobby is open air. There is indoor and outdoor seating... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much. We appreciate all feedback but of course a glowing review as yours is a real pleasure to see on Trip Advisor. Thank you for mentioning so many great points on our hotel starting with the staff: Kalych Padro, Pedro Gonzalez, Orlando Sanchez , Jerry Brown, Boris Quiros, Bleixen Trujillo, Cesar Ruiloba and Vianka Varela... More 

Valencia, Venezuela
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Two hours away from Panama City, its a excelent choice if you want to go away from the crowded city and be in a excelent luxury hotel near a great pacific coast beach. Beutiful landscape and well trained personel, and one of the best services we have seen in the Panama hotels. Rooms are very confortable and well appointed, sunrise... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking a moment and sharing your “Absolutely 100% Perfect” review. Thanks again for sharing your experience so eloquent and so lovely. We greatly appreciate it. We can’t wait to welcome you back real soon. On behalf of Pedro Gonzalez and Itza Escobar at Pool area, we want to thank you for your positive and excellent... More 

Panama City, Panama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Just came back from this wonderful property. The service superb at the front desk, Deshler thank you for your kind and efficient service. For the entire property, everyone was always smiling and kind. F&B food was great! Denia at Tai Kai was all smiles and good suggestions. All in all the attitude of the associates, magnificent, however I have to... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you...We love it when we get great reviews on Tripadvisor. We strive to add a personal touch and give the genuine and friendly service that hits the hearts of our guests. We’re glad that you had the chance to experience it for yourself. Come back soon! We shared your comment with our Restaurant & Bars Manager. Cordially,... More 

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