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Ohio
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67 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The clerks at check in are very nice, and provided exceptional service. The service in the bar area, was not good. The mixed drinks were weak at best. They did not have some of the food advertised on the menu, which was very limited. Depending on when you go, not all of the restaurants are open. The dinner buffet was... More 

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Irina G, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your commentes . Is a pleasure to know that enjoyed the services provide in the check in , and the enjoyed the rainforest views. We sincerely do apologize that we did not exceed your expectations about the services in the Bar and food. Hope you give us the opportunity to host you again and offer you a... More 

Maryland USA
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233 reviews
169 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I stayed for 6 nights at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort from August 31st through September 5th. A wonderful way to experience the nature of the Panama rainforest. We chose a king river-view room with breakfast included. Our room was on the same floor as the hotel lobby - which is not a ground floor lobby - our... More 

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Irina G, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

It our pleasure to know that you really enjoyed your time at Gamboa Rainforest Resort and all your mention about the food was good, the views were great, the enjoyed the tours and your mention about the staff in special from Luis. We appreciate your recommendations for new guests to this resort. We hope to see you back and have... More 

leland,nc
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69 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this resort for four nights. It was the off season and there were not many people there. The resort has most everything you want but there is nothing else that is close. This is located between the City and Colon. The breakfast was good and dinner menu was also good. We found the service at the bar... More 

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Irina G, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experiences of your recent visit at Gamboa Rainforest Resort and Spa. On behalf of all the staff thank you for having stayed with us and give us the opportunity to serve you and for the highly recommendation of our resort and facilities. We sincerely do apologize that we did not exceed your expectations whit the service... More 

Deltona, Florida
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The floor of the room we were assigned kept getting wet due to the air conditioning condensation. We requested a change of room and the staff (Roderick) went out of the way to accommodate us. We were giving a nice suite at no additional charge. We had also forgotten our IPad charger and Irina from the front desk got us... More 

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Irina G, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experiences of your recent visit at Gamboa Rainforest Resort and Spa. On behalf of all the staff thank you for having stayed with us and give us the opportunity to serve you and for the highly recommendation of our resort and facilities. Is a pleasure to Know that enjoyed the service provide for Elia, Roderick and... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am going to start by saying we didn't actually stay here as we stayed at the Radisson down the road, but this is a wonderful place for scenery and wildlife, so we ate here and used it as a base for down time and wildlife watching. Most of the guests appear to be on tours, use the tours and... More 

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Irina G, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate that you are taking the time to letting know your opinion is very important for us. Thank you for your wonderful review, It our pleasure to know that you really enjoyed your time at Gamboa Rainforest Resort. We hope to see you again very soon! More 

Homeland, California
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 2 night and totally wowed by the views of the rain forest and the hotel itself. Starting with the beautiful animal carved doors to the spacious custom made hammock on every balcony all was exceptional. The lobby had expansive views so even in rain you felt like you were outside. The pool areas were surrounded by flowers and foliage.... More 

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Irina G, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

On behalf of all the Gamboa Resort Staff, I´d like to thank you for your positives comments. It is nice to hear that you had a great experience in our Hotel. Nothing makes us happier than knowing our guests are enjoyed and had a blast and that we have met your expectations. We hope to welcome you back soon for... More 

Wantage, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a rental property in Gamboa and this place is the only option for food at this time of year. We had the evening buffet and a lunch bar meal here. Nice views from the terrace and good cocktails. We thought the hotel looked nice and the food was ok. Service was good but staff not overly friendly... More 

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Irina G, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Its a pleasure to know that enjoyed the food . About the mention in the services I will share your feedback with my colleagues and follow up on your comments to make the necessary corrections so these situations are not going to happen once again. We hope you give us another opportunity to welcome you... More 

Miami, Florida
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful hotel with majestic views from the rooms. Overlooking mountains and the Chagres river. There are multiple tours and excursions you can order from the hotel. The staff was very accommodating and helpful. Angel was so helpful, he was part bell hop, greeter and tour guide. Ask for him by name.

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Irina G, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. It is nice to hear that you had a great experience in our area and you enjoyed the service provide Angel. We hope come back very soon and take another Gamboa RainforestResort Experience More 

New York City, New York
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed here for several nights as part of a large group in September 2014. My room was lovely, hammock on the lanai, comfy bed, large bathroom with all the amenities, but it was all the way at the far end from the lobby/lounge area. I got a lot of exercise walking back and forth, for sure! The food was... More 

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Irina G, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. It is nice to hear that you had a great experience in our area and you enjoyed the service provide Angel. One of the major purposes of online reviews is to highlight areas for improvement and your feedback provides our hotel with valuable information and for sure your comments will help us to improve for... More 

Chico, California
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Such a beautiful hotel. Wonderful view, five stars for the room. Bird watching from the patio hammock. Lovely tiled bathroom. Very friendly helpful staff. Offers tours and activities for couples or families.

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Irina G, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, It our pleasure to know that you really enjoyed your time at Gamboa Rainforest Resort. We hope to see you again very soon! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Deep in the heart of the Panamanian rainforest lies the completely unique Gamboa Rainforest Resort. This magnificent destination rests where the scenic Chagres River meets the Panama Canal and is the only resort property in the area. Few places on earth offer such an amazing natural experience while providing an unsurpassed level of luxury. Escape the noise and hectic pace of everyday life and surround yourself with the tranquility of the mystical Soberania National Forest. Here, just a short 30-minute ride from Panama City, on 340 acres overlooking the stunning Panama Canal, you can commune with nature in a pristine environment where explorers and pirates once tread. Our Panama Tours offer an exhilarating variety of jungle adventures such as an aerial tram, guided boat tours, fishing expeditions, and much more. Our tours are designed to show you wildlife in its natural setting amidst the colorful splendor of the jungle flora. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gamboa Rainforest Resort

Address: Goethals Blvd. | Soberania National Park, Gamboa 7338, Panama
Location: Panama > Colon Province > Gamboa
Price Range: $121 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gamboa Rainforest Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 166
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