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Gamboa Rainforest Resort

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Burke, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Gamboa Rain Forest Resort is a wonderful accommodation just a few miles from Panama City, Panama. The rooms are large and have great loft with a bathroom and beds for our 2 children. Our room had a comfortable king size bed and several chairs and tables, but best of all it had a fantastic hammock on the veranda which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gamboa is in the rainforest. As such you'll need to rely on the resort for everything. We were there during the rainy season so a couple of the restaurants were closed. That said, we had great meals and great service during our entire stay. The rooms are very nice (large) and clean. Great balcony views of the surrounding landscape. It... More 

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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel excellent, wonderful facilities, very good restaurant, very attentive and dedicated employees. Located in a wonderful place. The Resort transmits a lot of peace and makes us love nature. I did not change any of the city. Breakfast included. Free activities

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

Thank you for your 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 

Peoria, AZ
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This resort hotel is a mixture of “how awesome is that” and “why can’t they get this right?”. Check in experience: We arrived several hours early. We had to check out of our hotel in Panama City by 11, but couldn’t check in at the Rainforest Resort till 3. No big deal. We got an Uber to the resort ($30)... 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. 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. And we will working hard in the areas that you mention in order... More 

chicago, illinois
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed several nights with a tour group, our breakfast and dinner were included. Although it rained 1 afternoon, took time to relax in cooled air condition room. Our balcony had a hammock, the top of a tree was near our balcony. Perfect to view unique and unusual birds eating berries from the tree. Our room faced the pool, lake... 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. More 

Cadillac, MI
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took our 3 kids here as the starting point for our Panama trip. We definitely enjoyed our time. We had one of the family rooms with a loft with 2 beds up and a queen down. They gave us a roll away bed without any hassle though it did cost a bit more for that. A... 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. Its a pleasure to know that enjoyed the stary in the resort , the food and the fishing tour. We hope come back very soon and take another Gamboa RainforestResort Experience. More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is essentially right in the middle of the country just off the canal. For anyone wanting to experience Panama's inland regions, there is no better place. Or, if traveling from one coast to the other, this is a great place to stay a night or two en route. You will not be disappointed. The lobby and common areas... 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. More 

Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately we didn't have the opportunity to stay at this gorgeous resort, but I would absolutely recommend it. Great tour and guides. We ate at the restaurant after and the food is delicious and reasonably priced. Our waitress, Yeveida Vrriola was very helpful, sweet, and fast! I highly recommend staying here, but if not, a day will suffice!

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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 so much for your very positive review! About your excellent tours and food. We are glad you enjoyed this visit. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Vacationing at the Gamboa resort with my husband. Would definitely recommend the Corotu restaurant. Managed by Juan Jose Pinto, he personally made sure that every meal we ordered was hot and delicious. He also assisted with menu selection so that we could experience the flavors of Panama. If ever you are fortunate enough to come to this part of paradise,... 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, t the staff was friendly and helpful. We appreciate your recommendations for new guests to this resort. We hope to see you back and have the opportunity to serve you once again. More 

Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The resort is not a 5-star, but it is very nice considering it is indeed in the jungle! The savannah below the resort was beautiful, with a herd of Coypus (giant rats) always moving along the stream below. The view is unbelievable. The food is fine. The dinner is a Buffett style and unless you are looking for French cuisine,... 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. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • 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
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
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 - $232 (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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