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3 outdoor pools, free pool cabanas, pool umbrellas
3 outdoor pools, free pool cabanas, pool umbrellas
3 outdoor pools, free pool cabanas, pool umbrellas
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains

Guest reviews

3.5/5 Good
470 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • All-inclusive
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant

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Explore the area

Popular LocationColon 200013 min drive
Popular LocationMonument to Christopher Columbus13 min drive
Popular LocationColon Free Zone16 min drive
AirportColon (ONX-Enrique Adolfo Jimenez)24 min drive

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  • Premium Room, Bathtub

    Room amenities

    • 433 sq ft
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Melia Room, Room

    Room amenities

    • 400 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Room (Melia Room 3 Adults)

    Room amenities

    • 398 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Premium Room (Premium Room 3 Adults)

    Room amenities

    • 431 sq ft
    • Lake view
    • Sleeps 3
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About this area

Colon

Located in Colon, Melia Panama Canal is in the historical district and on the waterfront. Monument to Christopher Columbus and Gatun Locks are notable landmarks and Galeta Island Marine Education Center is a popular local attraction. Take the opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like hiking/biking trails and other activities like safari tours.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Colon 2000 - 13 min drive
  • Monument to Christopher Columbus - 13 min drive
  • Limon Bay - 14 min drive
  • Colon Free Zone - 16 min drive
  • Gatun Locks - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • Colon Atlantic Passenger Station - 18 min drive
  • Panama City (PTY-Tocumen Intl.) - 69 min drive

Restaurants

  • Rest. Miraflores — 1 min walk

About this property

Melia Panama Canal

Family-friendly hotel with 3 outdoor pools and restaurant
3 outdoor pools, a restaurant and a nightclub are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include 2 bars/lounges, a health club and a swim-up bar. All 222 rooms feature modern comforts such as LCD TVs with digital channels, along with free WiFi. Guests will also find room service, hairdryers and laptop-compatible safes.
Melia Panama Canal offers 222 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with laptop-compatible safes and a hairdryer. 32-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

All-inclusive details

All-inclusive room rates at Melia Panama Canal are available. These rates are higher because they include on-site food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station pick-up shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping centre shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10 AM: PAB 15.00 for adults and PAB 7.50 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 2 bars/lounges, 1 swim-up bar and 1 poolside bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Aerobics classes
  • Basketball
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Boat tours
  • Children's pool
  • Ecotours
  • Fishing
  • Free bike hire
  • Health club
  • Karaoke
  • Kayaking
  • Motor-boating
  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Playground
  • Ropes course
  • Scuba diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Family friendly

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Free children's club
  • Free rollaway/extra beds
  • Free supervised childcare/activities
  • Corner/local shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Corner/local shop

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Computer station
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference centre (2239 square feet of space)

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free rollaway beds
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Digital channels

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Window screens

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and 11:30 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 11:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
24-hour airport shuttle service is available
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements
The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Free rollaway/extra beds!

Property payment types

MastercardAmerican ExpressVisa

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: PAB 15.00 for adults and PAB 7.50 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: PAB 85.00 per person (one way)
  • Early check-in fee: PAB 30.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: PAB 30.00 (subject to availability)

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 credit card, debit card or 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.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal, ferry terminal, airport and train station (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
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
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Melia Panama Canal and receive a full refund?
Yes, Melia Panama Canal offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Melia Panama Canal cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has 3 outdoor pools and a children's pool.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this hotel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM. Early check-in is available for a fee of PAB 30.00 (subject to availability). Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at noon. Late checkout is available for PAB 30.00 (subject to availability).
Does Melia Panama Canal provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of PAB 85.00 per person applies.
Is this property all-inclusive?
Some rate plans available at this property are all-inclusive.
Where is this hotel located?
Located on the boardwalk, this family-friendly hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Monument to Christopher Columbus, Gatun Locks and Galeta Island Marine Education Center. Fort San Lorenzo is 16.8 mi (27 km) away.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Melia Panama Canal

3.5
5 - Excellent
105
4 - Good
172
3 - Okay
98
2 - Mediocre
56
1 - Poor
39
3.9
Cleanliness
3.5
Service and Staff
3.2
Amenities
3.4
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities

This is a very majestic Old hotel makes me think of the great roaring 20s huge and ornate! It lacks maintenance and upgrades! The pools are huge! It’s a grand old hotel ,

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

This was a huge place and in its day would have been something to see. I love the old architecture and wood work . It is a little run down outside bit inside has been updated . The pool area is amazing . The food was good the rooms were big and roomy. we enjoyed our stay

Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

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Stayed 11 nights in Dec 2019

1/5

  • Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities

It’s spesive and is not a resort. Everything is too old. All inclusive expensive and they try to charge extra, like you can not have a snack double and they count your food and drinks even they charge you

Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019