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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
  • 1 Aug 2015
    “Unbelievably awful!”
  • 9 Jun 2015
    “Don't be tricked, this place is wrecked.”
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Pets Allowed
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

The hostel is on a hill above a little cove, with a path leading down. That's the best part. It is extremely remote and isolated. I would never advise a single woman to go there, not even two women together. The mattresses and pillows had...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2015

We checked on all the reviews before going and were really excited about spending 4 relaxing days at the beach. To our surprise all the pictures that you see are outdated, this place is super neglected and filthy. We have stay in all sort of...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2015

This was a place like nothing I have experienced anywhere else. It's completely remote. You have to take a bus (or car) from Colón (and the bus goes when it goes) and bring all your supplies, as there are no stores here. Ask the driver...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2015

A few friends and I wanted to check out this area of Panama that is off the regular tourist route. Read the reviews here and sounded like a great place for a weekend night. Send Emails and Facebook, never a response and finally after two...More

1  Thank gsfromc
Response from Morgan B, Manager at Morgan Bay HotelResponded 1 April 2015

Dear sir, I hereby deeply apologize for your experience at Morgan Bay. I respect a constructive criticism, moreover since I know that you were right in your review, There was alot of very difficult negotiations for the last 2 months of with the property owner...More

Reviewed 12 March 2015

I spent 2 nights in this amazing hostel in March 2015. This was the start of my 6 months trip around Central America and I couldn't be happier. I was welcomed by 2 Slovak guys (Daniel and Lubo) who gave me so many great tips...More

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Morgan Bay Hotel is located directly on the private Caribbean beach with incredible sunset view, and coral reef perfect for snorkeling. Morgan Bay is focused as country retreat and you can use it to escape from More bustle and busy social scene of Panama City. Absolute privacy and peace is what you will find in this secluded piece of paradise, since only the intrepid come to visit. Hotel is located West of the Gatun Locks of the Panama Canal, and just on the outskirts of the village of Nuevo Chagres, in the province of Colon, Panama. Hotel is situated opposite a bus stop and Colon City is 1 hour's drive away. Tocumen International Airport is 2 hours' drive away. Nearby attractions include the Panama Canal (Gatun Locks), Gatun Dam, Gatun Lake, the ruins of Fort San Lorenzo, Shelter Bay Marina, San Lorenzo National Park, Achiote Road(top birding spot) and Coffee Tour. The rooms at the Morgan Bay Hotel offer garden or sea views and a fan. Pleasant breeze from the sea ensures that air conditioning is not necessary. Guests have access to shared bathrooms with free toiletries. Guests have access to guest kitchen and outdoor BBQ grill. Other facilities offered include a tour desk and luggage storage. The property offers free parking and activities like karaoke night, board games, paintball and beach volleyball. Free Wi-Fi access is available in all areas. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$12 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Panama > Colon Province > Nuevo Chagres
Room types
Number of rooms
Price range
US$12 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Panama > Colon Province > Nuevo Chagres
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Pool & Beach (11)
Room & Suite (10)
Dining (2)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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"The apartments were much cooler than the rooms in the main house."
16 Aug 2014
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"You can choose between Dorm's and/ or private Rooms"
27 Mar 2014
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"The room at the back will have less sun but will be less hot at the end of the day."
9 Jun 2013
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