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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Been there for easter holiday. The best in there is the food. The pool was very cool but one of the three days we were there there was like a day pass so it was very crowded.. It was the people of the hotel plus the people of the day pass so we didn't enjoy the pool that day... They...

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Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

While I did not stay at the Melia Panama Canal, I did spend some time there and it looked spectacular. A Norwegian Cruise I was on this month had an excursion to the canal locks and a kayak trip on Lake Gatun. The Melia is on Lake Gatun and the kayaking and small tour boats use the docks on the...

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So disappointed. Chose this over Gamboa for our second visit to panama and we were utterly disappointed. Slow check in to a room with the wrong beds for a family. Housekeeping wheeled in a urine stained mattress. Asked to change rooms to one with a broken window which wouldn't close and rat faeces on the window ledge. Third room change...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of the resort is spectacular. The buildings and history about the resort is so amazing. We loved the beautiful lake and rain forest with all the howling monkeys and all it had to offer. We feel bad that the area has little to attract tourists. It is not a welcoming environment for north americans. We had an unfortunate...

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New Orleans
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice hotel, would stay again! Close to Panama Canal Visitor center! The Panama Canal was the highlight of our stay. Got to see a neo-panama ship enter and exit the locks. Much better than the mira flores lock experience. The only thing I did not like about the hotel was the lobby bar as it was limited to only a...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here as part of a group tour for two nights. This is a rehabbed old US military building (we heard it was a hospital) and has some really beautiful touches - nice tiles, expansive halls, nice large comfortable room. The buffets were very good - beautiful and tasty foods. It looked like they were feeding hundreds but not...

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

Dear guest it has been a pleasure for us to receive the group in our property and we hope that you enjoyed the stay with us; we also thank you for your helpful observations in which we will definitely going to make the improvements in order to offer our entire guests the best service that they deserve. We look forward...

Warrington, PA
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Stayed as part of a tour. Service was grand. Both dinner and breakfast was excellent and service was exemplary. Place was sparkling clean. People were helpful. Pool was tremendous. Wish that we could have stayed longer.

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

Dear guest thank you for describing as fantastic your experience in your recent stay in our property; we are very grateful for considering us as your traveling destiny and we are also pleased in serving you during your entire stay. We are committed to create the best experiences in the lodgment of our entire guests and we hope to have...

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I was only one night there and overall the place looks good in terms of room quality and infrastructure including the pool area. For improvement I would say better night activities for guests and specially in the bar area. It can be very boaring. Room is big and comfortable, the same as the bathroom. The receptionist are great and provide...

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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I have to recognize, that the hotel, made efforts to improve the quality of the entire hotel.. Check in, fast and without queues Rooms with air conditioning, in good condition and tubs. Activities for children all day * clowns, pintacaritas, paints, dance shows, DJ music. Delicious food, best of all all inclusive in Panama. They improved in the attention. Area...

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The hotel is in one of the suburbs of Colon, which is a good thing. Downtown Colon is the pits, though they are making an effort to clean it up. The hotel has a great swimming pool and sits on a peninsula. Not really much to do at the hotel other than to swim. The breakfast was included in the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast Available
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: | Residencial El Espinar, Colon, Panama
Region: Panama > Colon Province > Colon
Price Range: £40 - £74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Melia Panama Canal 4*
Number of rooms: 200
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Melia Panama Canal Hotel Colon
Melia Hotel Panama Canal
Melia Hotel Colon
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“Not near de pool, if you don't want to hear some noise.*only if there is shows.”
MMLINPTY, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Do NOT get room #s 1111, 1113, 1112, or 1114. You are directly above the bar.”
Nholt769, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Do not take room 1111!!!! West end is quieter. Corner room large and if on south, sunny”
JoeH65043, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We booked a room on the lake, arrived early and accepted room overlooking pool, excellent!”
NTVBOB, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask if they have a room with less odour!”
theresegerein, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
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