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Melia Panama Canal

4.0 of 5 Antigua Escuelas De Las Americas | Lake Gatun, Colon, Panama
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    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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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
17 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

If you're looking for some romantic get away or just relax from the noise of the city, it is a really good choice, the buffete is the best and excellent match between price and quality, they've a long list of both Panamanian and international dishes that would blow your mind away!

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

Dear Max U, Thanks for your review specially mentioning our buffet and also our resort as a perfect match between Price and quality. I'd be glad to welcome you back in your next visit to our resort Kind regards General Manager More 

Houston, Texas
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85 reviews 85 reviews
50 hotel reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This hotel is extremely atmospheric with a totally Spanish-colonial ambience. You’ll be met in the gorgeous lobby by uniformed waiters offering non-alcoholic punch in lovely stemware. Outside you can wander the lakeshore or the well-kept grounds or enjoy the pool. Because this place is isolated, you’ll need a car or cab to do much else. Our dimly-lit room was very... More 

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

Dear TalltekkerTX, Thanks for sharing your experience among all travellers. Certainly your description about the ambience and áreas, such as Gatún Lake, pool, gardens, restaurant and romos make us so proud. Anyway, we'll take note about your detail for that "artic AA", cause all rooms has a regulator for tenmperature. I hope to meet you in your next visit to... More 

Lima, Peru
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We stayed there just for two nights, went there to see the canal and do some shopping. You will need a car to get around here, because the hotel is not near anywhere to get a cab or public transportation. Its 20 min away from the canal, and 8 to 10 min away from the BIG shopping area in Colon.... More 

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MeliaPanamaCanal, Director General at Melia Panama Canal, responded to this review
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Estimada Lucia C, Nos agrada recibir sus comentarios, concernientes al servicio de nuestro personal, instalaciones, piscina y entorno. Sin embargo... More 

Ontario, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We were fortunate enough to stay at the Mélia Panama Canal for 6 nights in October, during a timeshare week, after a 2 week jaunt through Ecuador. The staff was friendly, the grounds were kept in very good condition, the room (a 1-bedroom) that we had was beautiful and comfortable (although missing a few important amenities, such as a corkscrew,... More 

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

Dear Littlemack100, Thanks for spending 1 week in our Villas. The Villas are inside our property but management by Club Melia, not directly Hotel Meliá Panamá Canal. Anyway, your comments will be transfered them in order to take is as an opportunity. Concerning to our área, hotel and villas are located in a relax área, which is the main atraction... More 

Sarnia, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We stayed only for 1 night at the Melia Panama Canal, prior to our cruise which left from Colon. The room was very clean and the hotel itself has lots of character. Old buildings, refurbished, comfy beds!! The grounds were nice for wandering around, the lake could use something more, but we were only there for 1 night. Room service... More 

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

Dear Jent 1_4, Thanks for your review posted. After Reading it, we've started to help one of our staff who has a lower level of english in order to take clases. Anyway I've checked with our recepctionist because our procedure is that every room service call must be atended through themselves, and they speak perfectly english. So probably your call... More 

Panama City, Panama
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Thanks to all the staff members that made our stay the most hospitable ever!..Form Tanishia in the front desk thru the every waiter, bellboy and everyone. Specially all the help provided to our special situation of having 3 babies. Rooms are huge with all the amenities!!

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

Dear Chenteki, It's a pleasure to know your expectations among us were covered and specially bringing your 3 babies. On the other side, your congratulations to Tanisha will be done to her. Please don't hesitate to contact us to welcome you back in your next visit to your home away home in Panamá. Kindest regards Alberto Jerez General Manager Meliá... More 

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Address: Antigua Escuelas De Las Americas | Lake Gatun, Colon, Panama
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Location: Panama > Colon Province > Colon
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Hotel Class:4 star — Melia Panama Canal 4*
Number of rooms: 285
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