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Overview of Gamboa Rainforest Reserve

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
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Egyptian cotton sheets, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes

Gamboa Rainforest Reserve

3.5 out of 5

3.7/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSoberania National Park17 min walk
    Popular LocationCentenario Bridge18 min drive
    Popular LocationCulebra Cut35 min drive
    AirportPanama City (PTY-Tocumen Intl.)66 min drive

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Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Garden View

  • 269 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Deluxe Room, River View

  • 269 sq ft
  • River view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds OR 1 King Bed

Family Loft, 1 Bedroom, Lake View

  • 484 sq ft
  • Lake view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Twin Beds OR 1 King Bed

About this area

Gamboa

Located in Gamboa, Gamboa Rainforest Reserve is in a national park and on a river. Miraflores Locks and Panama Canal Railway are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Chagres National Park and Soberania National Park. Take an opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like ecotours.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Soberania National Park - 17 min walk
  • Centenario Bridge - 18 min drive
  • Pedro Miguel Locks - 20 min drive
  • Miraflores Locks - 25 min drive
  • Culebra Cut - 35 min drive

Getting around

  • Panama City Passenger Station - 28 min drive
  • Tocumen Intl. Airport (PTY) - 56 min drive

Restaurants

  • Los Lagartos — 9 min walk
  • Don Bosco — 24 min drive
  • FONDA EL CHILIBREÑO — 28 min drive

About this property

Gamboa Rainforest Reserve

Family-friendly hotel with 3 restaurants and marina
This hotel features 3 restaurants, a marina, and a full-service spa. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge. All 166 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, LCD TVs with cable channels, and conveniences like sitting areas and coffee makers. 24-hour room service, Egyptian cotton sheets, and hair dryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Gamboa Rainforest Reserve offers 166 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and coffee/tea makers. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a lazy river, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Sensory Spa has 3 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free extended parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:30 AM: PAB 17 per person
  • 3 restaurants
  • 1 swim-up bar, 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Boat tours
  • Children's pool
  • Fishing
  • Full-service spa
  • Game/wildlife drives
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Kayaking
  • Motor boating
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Ziplining

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • In-room child care (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lazy river
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (2756 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Marina onsite
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 3 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Egyptian cotton sheets

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • LCD TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area
  • Turndown service
  • Window screens

Similar properties

The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from April 1 2020 to March 11 2021 (dates subject to change).
The property is closed between May 25 and June 08.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: PAB 100 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: PAB 17 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Gamboa Rainforest
Gamboa Rainforest Resort
Gamboa Resort
Rainforest Resort
Rainforest Resort Gamboa
Resort Rainforest
Gamboa Rain Forest Resort
Gamboa Rainforest Hotel Gamboa
Gamboa Rainforest Resort
Gamboa Rainforest Reserve Hotel
Gamboa Rainforest Reserve Gamboa
Gamboa Rainforest Reserve Hotel Gamboa

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Gamboa Rainforest Reserve and receive a full refund?
Yes, Gamboa Rainforest Reserve offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Gamboa Rainforest Reserve cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Gamboa Rainforest Reserve have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Is Gamboa Rainforest Reserve pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Gamboa Rainforest Reserve?
Self parking and extended parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at Gamboa Rainforest Reserve?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Gamboa Rainforest Reserve?
Check-out is at noon.
Does Gamboa Rainforest Reserve provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Gamboa Rainforest Reserve located?
This family-friendly Gamboa hotel is located on a river, 0.6 mi (1 km) from Soberania National Park, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Centenario Bridge and Pedro Miguel Locks. Culebra Cut and Miraflores Locks are also within 16 mi (25 km).

Overall score and ratings

3.7

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 99 out of 396 reviews
5 - Excellent 25%
Rating 4 - Good. 163 out of 396 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 84 out of 396 reviews
3 - Okay 21%
Rating 2 - Poor. 27 out of 396 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 23 out of 396 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%

3.9/5

Cleanliness

3.6/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Amenities

3.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We really enjoyed the large pool and lots of options for walking around the area
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

3/5 Okay

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Loved that our room has a patio with a hammock. View is spectacular. Pools where great. Dinner was excellent and we'll priced. Breakfast buffet was blah and way over priced. Check in staff where friendly however did not inform us of our options.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Food situation not great. Expensive and mediocre. Otherwise, great visit.
Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2020

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