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Reviewed May 15, 2019

We went to Gamboa Rainforest Resort to take advantage of its wonderful location and rainforest trails and facilities including the Arerial tram and paying a visit to a nearby Embera community. We were not dissapointed the location wildlife and the local Embera village are excellent safe and easy to visit. We saw and heard monkeys, tucans and other wildlife. we enjoyed wonderful views from the hotel and the observation tower at the top of the hill where the aerial train ends. While all activities and the park staff is very professional the hotel is somewhat dated and it would benefit from an upgrade and renovation. At the same time the layout of the rooms reception pool area and restaurants is perfect. in summary we recommend the hotel as a base for rainforest local community and Panama Canal visits for max 1-2 nights however it is not a good place for a luxury holiday. The food options are also very limited and the food quality is low. The staff and level of service is very good.

Room tip: We recommend rooms at higher floors to enjoy views over the lake and the chagres river. visit the embera village and the aerial train
Date of stay: May 2019
  • Trip type: Traveled with family
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Thank Konstancin
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Reviewed May 6, 2019

The nighttime safari was great! We liked the relaxing feeling at this resort and we easily took an uber to the old city, which is our favorite part of Panama. The staff were helpful and the rooms were clean. We appreciate the help of Nedelka/Sandra! Many thanks for making this a great trip!

Date of stay: March 2019
Trip type: Traveled with friends
Thank tiggermarie70
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Reviewed April 27, 2019

So close to the Panama City, yet in the middle of rainforest and surrounded with wildlife. Perfect place to combine relaxing time and exploration of jungle. The tours provided are excellent for animal/bird spotting along the hike/walk trails and/or at the lake/river

Date of stay: April 2019
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1  Thank milosb611
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Reviewed April 26, 2019

Large resort with nice rooms overlooking the pool, gardens & Chagres river. Friendly service albeit sometimes a bit disorganised. Standard of food is OK. This is a great place to stay for wildlife viewing, much to be seen on the grounds of the property, and easy access to Pipeline Road, boat trips on the river & Panama canal.

Date of stay: February 2019
  • Trip type: Traveled with family
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1  Thank andylovering2017
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Reviewed April 16, 2019

Beautiful views, rooms a little dated and room for improvement around the pool area. Staff pleasant .
Food good if you don't have dietary needs . Difficult to communicate with staff about needing gluten free.
Trips into the forest ,sloth sanctuary and river trips were amazing.
Location fabulous for wildlife enthusiasts.

Room tip: Everything as expected ,a high room facing the pool would give you amazing views of the canal and rainforest.
Date of stay: April 2019
  • Trip type: Traveled with family
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1  Thank RJonesandco
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