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Melia Panama Canal

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone has their own opinion and we have different experiences. .My experience at Melia Panama was absolutely fabulous 😊. The hotel pictures are very true ..this hotel is VERY Immaculate!!!! I can't express that enough ! They do offer an All-inclusive option or Al lacarte .. My daughter and I opted for the all inclusive. ..the food was very delicious... More 

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Leesburg
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I are share owners of the Sol Melia brand properties. This visit to Panama was fantastic except for the food and beverages at our hotel. We were there for 7 days and 6 nights. We decided to upgrade our stay to include all inclusive food and beverages. What a mistake. Day after day, after day, we dined... More 

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Littleton
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

The history of this place is worth a visit. The pool is probably the best we have ever been to. Really. Helpful staff. This is the place to stay on the Atlantic side. Beautiful grounds and the room was quiet.

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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

We stay got to Panama on July 9 and took a transfer from Retransfer with Miguel. He was amazing and the service was excellent. He went above and beyond with Customer Service. We took the transfer to the Riu Playa Blanca. It was horrible there. They didn't have my room available so they wanted me to pay an extra $85/day... More 

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MeliaPanamaCanal, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Melia Panama Canal, responded to this review

Dear guest we thank you for considering us as your place of destiny to pass your vacation. Our management has become aware of your comments in which we regret have not fulfilled your expectations; thanks to your observations for the commodity of our entire guests we will make immediate improvements. Regarding to our web page we checked the services and... More 

Doenrade, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Pros: Swimming pool is open 24hrs, was big, clean and very nice. The rooms are nice and clean. The wifi is free and fast. The housekeeping did a really good job cleaning the room everyday. Cons: Front desk guess service did not provided information unless we asked. Their answer were short and did not expend. I was there couple of... More 

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MeliaPanamaCanal, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Melia Panama Canal, responded to this review

Dear guest thank you for shearing with us your experience in your recent stay in our establishment; it has been brought to my attention the lack or limited information given by the staff at the front desk as you well mentioned; As you may know providing the highest level of hospitality is our number one priority in which we will... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel for two nights. It's location is handcap accessible, clean rooms, very relaxing atmosphere, hotel's restaurant is great good food, their buffet is yummy. Hotel has 2 pools, well maintained, even though it rain a lot. The hotel staff is very helpful and courteous. If visiting the Panama Canal and Colon Free Zone I would stay here... More 

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MeliaPanamaCanal, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Melia Panama Canal, responded to this review

Dear guest we will like to thank you for choosing us as your place of stay, in which we had the pleasure to welcome you in our property and delighted ourselves in offering you the best hospitality as our entire guests deserve. It is rejoicing to hear that you have enjoyed our facilities and hotel environment; our staff is very... More 

Morgan Hill, California
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

This is a beautiful historical resort right off of Gutan Lake. It has excellent service, food, and accommodations. We had a quite room on the top floor with an excellent view. The pools are exceptional. There is a Eco boat tour on the lake where we viewed monkeys, lizards, birds, and a sloth. We also enjoyed kayaking on the lake.... More 

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

I loved the setting of the hotel, the location is beautiful especially in a thunderstorm. The staff were extremely friendly and tried their best to provide me with information about the area. However,the hotel is way off the beaten track and there is only one restaurant which serves buffet style lunch and dinner - screwed if you book full board.... More 

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Lee Vining, California
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

My trip started out at the airport in Panama City, the prearranged shuttle was not there to pick us up. We got that worked out after 2 hours. Got to the resort and were hungry and tired. Room service took over 2 hours to get. Room cleanliness was not great, it looked clean then when you looked deeper you realized... More 

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MeliaPanamaCanal, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Melia Panama Canal, responded to this review

Dear guest we thank you for the observation expose in each paragraph in which we analyzed with all our attention; on behalf of our management we will like to apologize for the inconveniences caused to you during your stay in our property. We will review these comments with the departments evolved in order to make the corrections and insure that... More 

Corvallis, Oregon
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

This hotel was in the former American enclave in the Canal Zone and is on the shore of Gatun Lake. The hardwood floors were authentic although a bit squeaky, the room ceilings very high, and there were numerous original paintings, statues, and mosaics. The restaurant was very good, with a great variety of food at every meal, all well prepared.... More 

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MeliaPanamaCanal, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Melia Panama Canal, responded to this review

Dear customer we appreciate those rejoicing comments in which you enjoy our facilities and the whole environment; we thank you for your preference and for us it was a pleasure to receive you in our lobby. We hope to have the privilege to welcome you again in Melia Panama Canal where our staff will be delighted to offer you the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the shores of Lake Gatún surrounded by lush, tropical vegetation, in the city of Colón (Panama), and a short distance from the Free Trade Zone, the Gatún locks, la Granja, the ruins of San Lorenzo and the beaches, the Meliá Panamá Canal is the best option for discovering Panamá, thanks to its beautiful natural surroundings, its comfortable and complete facilities and the quality of its services. The Meliá Panamá Canal is the perfect setting for living exciting adventure tours, ecotourism, bike rides, canopy and eco walks and hiking so you can admire the exquisite flora and fauna of this unique and idyllic corner of the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melia Panama Canal

Address: Antigua Escuelas De Las Americas | Lake Gatun, Colon, Panama
Location: Panama > Colon Province > Colon
Price Range: $60 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Melia Panama Canal 4*
Number of rooms: 232
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Also Known As:
Melia Panama Canal Hotel Colon
Melia Hotel Panama Canal
Melia Hotel Colon
Melia Panama Canal Colon
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