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Nice hotel, but needs roof repair, and pool and grounds updates. The front desk personal was not to friendly. Outside the hotel propriety it is kind of scary.In the trees, plenty howling monkey, and tropical birds,rainbow toucans..etc.Had a good time kayaking on Gatun lake.
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Yes, the staff speak Spanish. This is a Spanish country! Many of the staff speak English and all are willing to assist. This hotel was built in the 1930's and has an interesting history. It is located on the waterfront of Lake Gatun and the...More
What a beautiful location but in a terribly run down area. Arrived at 1;30 PM and was told our room wouldn't be ready until 3:00. We left and visited another place on the canal and came back later. We visited the bar and was the...More
Hotel is very outdated and decayed. Upon arrival (9:30pm) from a long day of flying and business meetings, I was informed that room service was not available. According to the information in the room pamphlet, room service ends at 10pm, so they were simply lazy...More
The staff authority have said that my colleague and i could not go to the sports bar on a Wednesday because I consume only one beer and that doesn’t cover the lights costs, they simply don’t give a F* about our experience, the lady at...More
Thank Julio Henrique P
Response from MeliaPanamaCanal, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Melia Panama CanalResponded 18 August 2018
Dear Mr. Julio, your review has reached to our Management and after acknowledging the situation we will like to express our apologies for the unusual manner of attention dispensed by the staff mentioned. Undoubtedly we will make the corrections in order to avoid future incidences....More
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 …MoreLorenzo 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. Less
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Yellow fever vaccination is only required if you come from a country when the yellow fever exist, is a precaution of Panama Authorities in order to prevent Yellow Fever in their country. The vacconation proof -at least... More
Yellow fever vaccination is only required if you come from a country when the yellow fever exist, is a precaution of Panama Authorities in order to prevent Yellow Fever in their country. The vacconation proof -at least in my case as peruvian tourist- is a yellow card extended by “ministerio de salud” that certifies that I have received the vaccin 10 days prior to arrives at Panama.
Tocumen is in panama city (Pacific ocean shore) and Melia Panama canal is in Colon (Atlantic Ocean shore). I was at Tocumen in August, and I went to Colon by Taxi Cab for US$ 90.00 (3 persons plus luggage) in a very confortable TOyota SUV that we got at 5he airport. You can also ask for the service at internet, and is about $80 from Tocumen to Melia in Colon.
The trip is about one hour long, in a very good highway, sourrounded by the forest and lago gatun.