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JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
$330*
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Beverly Hills, CA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came in the off season. Place is pretty empty. Service and facilities are superb. Bar makes good drinks. Breakfast is tasty. Other than the pool didn't really check out any other amenities. The pool was great but the hot tub wasn't hot. Also the sushi/Japanese place is "meh". Service is fantastic but the food is run of the mill. The...

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

Dear Guest, Thanks for the review. It is always a pleasure to see positive reviews on Tripadvisor; so we greatly appreciate it. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future! My best, Jose Luis Bonet General Manager

Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended a wedding at this hotel and stayed overnight. This is what we liked: The food for the wedding was delicious and plentiful. Attentive staff, ample rooms, nice veranda with a view. Very nice landscaping and architecture. Lots of towels, neat bathroom with tub and shower. Huge TV with large selection of channels. Safety deposit box and small fridge....

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

Dear Guest, On behalf of the entire JW Marriott Panama Family - thank you for your feedback - very much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Cordially, Jose Luis Bonet General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel has it all! Beautiful settings, beautiful property, excellent service, very attentive staff! This is a true "princess" Hotel. We end-up extending our stay so we can enjoy the feelings of being "special".

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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. Cordially, Jose Luis Bonet General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff. The rooms are very nice for the most part. Very nice bedding and towels, robes and slippers and room set up is mucho beautiful. 😊. Balconies are excellent. Restaurants are all good. See my photos. Some rooms are starting to get old. Some problems encountered are the lights In Closets stay on at night. A/c a bit...

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

Dear Guest, On behalf of the entire JW Marriott Panama Family - thank you for your feedback - very much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Cordially, Jose Luis Bonet General Manager

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very clean and and higher-end resort. The service is great, it is on the ocean and you have pretty much everything you need on or near the resort. If you decide to stay here, understand that guests are sparse. The place was about 25% full both times my wife and I stayed here. We saw about 10...

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

Dear Guest, On behalf of the entire JW Marriott Panama Family - thank you for your kind words- very much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Cordially, Jose Luis Bonet General Manager

Sterling, Virginia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just came back from 8 fabulous nights at the JW -- our requirements were beach, spa and golf! Oh, so many pools to choose from and a serene and very clean beach within walking distance. It's hard to capture in just a few characters the sincere attention from the staff for not only the guests but also the property. Everything...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review! It's great to hear that we have accomplished giving our guests a happy vacation! We look forward to welcoming you back again. Cordially, Jose Luis Bonet General Manager

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Absolutely perfect place for a couple of days off the city. Loved the pools, walking in the beach, the rooms, the deco, the people, just everything, even the towels =) Could improve service at the beach and pool side, seemed under staffed and took forever but it was definitely worth it and would love to go again!

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your feedback. We’re happy to hear you enjoyed our great service, friendly staff and fabulous location. Our guests are always our priority; please know that the JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort is here and would love to have you back again. We shared your comments regarding the service at the beach...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed April 15, 2017

My husband and I just returned from 5 nights at the JW Marriott. We were upgraded to a beautiful room with high ceilings and a balcony overlooking the pool and ocean. We loved the free bike rentals and access to so many pool areas. We found the prices of the food to be reasonable and the quality was excellent. We...

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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 Luis Bonet General Manager

San Juan, Puerto Rico
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place, family friendly, awesome service and great food. We were there for a wedding and all the staff was friendly, the rooms are awesome and amenities are wonderful. Exceeded all our expectations.

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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 Luis Bonet General Manager

Nashville, Indiana
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Our stay at the JW Marriott in Panama was absolutely amazing. Although we were concerned prior to our arrival due to the lack of customer reviews about the property, we found the hotel and it's amenities consistent with the high standards we have grown to expect from the JW Marriott brand. The staff was very welcoming from our initial bellboy,...

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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! Cordially, Jose Luis Bonet General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf course
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on the Pacific coast of Panama, Bristol Buenaventura is a luxury oceanfront destination resort and a member of Leading Hotels of the World. The resort sits on 1,000 acres of natural splendor, nestled between rivers, lakes, lush vegetation, and pristine beaches. Blending old world glamour and tropical elegance, the resort is reminiscent of a Spanish hacienda. ... more   less 

Additional Information about JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort

Address: 340 Calle 3ra Buenaventura | Cocle, Rio Hato, Panama (Formerly Bristol Buenaventura)
Location: Panama > Cocle Province > Rio Hato
Price Range: $184 - $348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 132
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Also Known As:
Bristol Buenaventura Hotel Farallon
Bristol Bueneventura Santa Clara
JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort Rio Hato
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Very limited wheelchair access.”
HenryS269, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Negotiate for the best room. There is nobody here.”
AlexA900, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“3rd level rooms facing the pool”
  • View from our room / 3rd floor
Sylmontg703, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the pools with a balcony were awesome!”
jeraldo336, Apr 10, 2017 | Read review
“check about construction ...they are adding more amenities...not sure...! overoll all the rooms are OK.”
tompW5128ST, Mar 15, 2017 | Read review
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