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Melia Panama Canal

4.0 of 5 Antigua Escuelas De Las Americas | Lake Gatun, Colon, Panama
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

While our room was fine, the hotel had all the signs of a resort that was in its heyday about 15 years ago. Everything was a bit warn. There were very few people around. The dominating characteristic of the hotel was the smell of sewage gas in the hallway leading to the diningroom and the stairwells.

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San Diego, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a four day stay at the Melia on Lake Gatun. Extremely tranquil setting The best service we had is when Tanisha was at the front desk. Aaron at the door was wonderful. Very helpful, always a smile. We were the only gringos in the place and it was wonderful. We had a condo that had a view of... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We loved Melia Hotel! Location was superb, our room had view to the lake and it was awesome. The pool is grande and beautiful surrended by the rich nature of the gatun lake. Antonio from the reservation team was a star, and helped us plenty with his tips. A top notch tip to travelers, wake up with the sunrise and... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I Loved everything about This hotel starting by the view it has to gatun lake and the pools it has. the rooms are very comfortable and the bathrooms so beautiful and big, the food is everything lots of food and variety the bar is small but the piña coladas are delicious hope I can get back In the future totally... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It makes me a little sad to write a bad review for this hotel because it has so much potential to be great. First of all, the Gatún Lake and surrounding rainforest are very beautiful. The hotel is an older colonial style building (the former location of the infamous School of the Americas). Absolutely lovely architecture. However, this hotel looks... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just come back from a short stay at this Hotel. We found an offer for Carnivals and we went there without reading helpful reviews for the place before. From the first sight, one can notice that the hotel has been renovated recently. We arrived to the front desk and from that moment, everything was fine. The staff was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I never wrote a about a hotel during my stay, but here I"am so confused about what I see here. It is the first full day and I like the hotel the interior is nice colonial style the building has lot's of character the pool is big and nice,the surroundings are beautiful. The food for breakfast lunch and diner are... More 

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Panama City, Panama, Panama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I stayed in January 2015, booked through booking.com, however I would not recommend booking through this site as some sites have much better fares. I was really amazed by the view and the lake and how amazingly quiet it was. Great for a relaxing weekend. The food could be better, but wasn´t as bad as I expected. The room was... More 

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MeliaPanamaCanal, Director General at Melia Panama Canal, responded to this review

Dear Juliette C, Thanks for sharing with us your review, which we really appreciate. Honestly I agree with about there´s no excuse about those manners with the receptionist about being ill and have no basic courtesy rules about that impression towards you. I apologize about that and I had a meeting with the Reception manager about that incident. For sure,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

I stayed in december and i found the basic operational details lacking, food and drinks were of very low quality. I would never recommend this hotel. I had 0 expectations for a 220 rate but this is below basic all inclusive resorts. One of the worst hotels i have stayed, only positive beautiful area

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Stone Mountain, Georgia
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97 reviews 97 reviews
16 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

While I was part of a small group, I was dealt with pleasure by all the staff I came into contact with. The room was of ample size with a very comfortable King size bed. The air conditioning system was effective and quiet. All the meals were buffet style but the range and quality of the foods was excellent. The... More 

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MeliaPanamaCanal, Director General at Melia Panama Canal, responded to this review

Dear Tony1784, Thank you for chosing us for your holidays. We're so glad to receive your kind comments about your experience, specially concerned to our comfortable beds, our quality of food, and our ambience and decoration. I'd be so honoured to welcome you back in your next visit to Panamá. Kind regards Alberto Jerez General Manager Meliá Panamá Canal More 

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Address: Antigua Escuelas De Las Americas | Lake Gatun, Colon, Panama
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Location: Panama > Colon Province > Colon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Melia Panama Canal 4*
Number of rooms: 285
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