93.0% Based on 62 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

At Marina Hotel at Shelter Bay, you'll be 14.8 km (9.2 mi) from Gatun Locks. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and a marina.

All 11 rooms feature WiFi and flat-screen TVs.

The restaurant, The Dock Restaurant, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Enjoy the fitness center, spa tub, and pool loungers. Added amenities include WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Each morning cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 8 AM and 11 AM. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Places within a 15-minute drive of this 3-star Colon hotel include Limon Bay and Fort San Lorenzo.

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$130 per night

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Marina View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Twin Room, Marina View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

93.0% of guests recommend out of 62 reviews

Excellent 35
Good 16
Average 9
Poor 1
Terrible 1
Value <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.5</span> out of 5

About the Marina Hotel at Shelter Bay

Location 30 Butner Street, Fort Sherman, Colon

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. Public spaces have WiFi for a fee. Marina Hotel at Shelter Bay offers its guests a marina, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) is available for a fee. A fitness center, a library, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at Marina Hotel at Shelter Bay. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Colon hotel.

  • 11 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Library
  • Convenience store
  • Television in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)


Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking


  • Airport: Panama City (PTY-Tocumen Intl.) (107.3 km / 66.7 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

Marina Hotel at Shelter Bay offers 11 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary toiletries. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers. This Colon hotel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Shower
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 8 AM to 11 AM.

The Dock Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center. Children under 10 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Ecotours nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Ziplining nearby

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 9:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 9:30 PM

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 11 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for PAB 15 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • Pets: PAB 25 per day


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: PAB 25 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: PAB 15 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Shelter Bay Marina
  • Shelter Bay Marina Fort Sherman
  • Shelter Bay Marina Hotel
  • Shelter Bay Marina Hotel Fort Sherman
  • Marina Hotel Shelter Bay Fort Sherman
  • Marina Hotel Shelter Bay
  • Marina Shelter Bay Fort Sherman

You should know

  • Marina Hotel at Shelter Bay offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Children 11 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.