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    El Otro Lado

    Bahia de Portobelo, Portobelo, Panama
    011 507 202-0111
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 73 reviews

    Reviewed 3 October 2017

    As soon as you get on the boat to cross the Portobelo Bay you know you are going somewhere special.. somewhere that cannot be reach by car...or foot (unless you are up for a hike in the jungle..). Peaceful, secluded, perfect little houses with pastel...More

    Thank jccelte
    Response from ElOtroLado_Portobelo, Director Comercial at El Otro LadoResponded 1 week ago

    Hello good afternoon. Thank you very much in advance for take some time to write us about your experience and have given us the opportunity to receive you and try to make you feel happy in your stay with us. I am very pleased to...More

    Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

    This place is great for couples and love :-) Behind the great place you will find jungle and a peacefull lake. The small houses close the waterfront are colorfull and influenced by the owners artistic spirit.. you arrive by boat and if you want beach...More

    Thank Niels Peter P
    Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

    I'm a helicopter operator in Panama. I took a handsome Swiss couple to San Blas by Helicopter, to spend a day in the beaches of the Atlantic side of Panama. The weather turned really bad and it would have been too risky to cross the...More

    Thank Fernando C
    Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

    We were there for 2 nights, in a bungalow with kitchenette, living room and 2 bedrooms each with their bathroom. Decor is from local artist and very unique. service was excellent. We took one of the trips to one of the beaches nearby. Kids could...More

    Thank Karina C
    Response from ElOtroLado_Portobelo, Director Comercial at El Otro LadoResponded 19 June 2017

    Dear Karina Thank you very much for taking the time to give us your feedback, it is very important for us to know the details of your experience. I am very happy to know that you had a good stay in El Otro Lado and...More

    Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

    It's a beautiful, special place. Not just the park itself, that will take your breath away, but also the hotel which is right inside the park, facing an extraordinary view to Portobello's little town. The food, for the price, could be a bit better (it's...More

    Thank Patricio P
    Response from ElOtroLado_Portobelo, Director Comercial at El Otro LadoResponded 1 June 2017

    Dear Patricio, I want to take the opportunity to thank you for your attention and the time you give us to know your opinion and in this way take advantage of opportunities to improve. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay at...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$ 441 - US$ 814 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Location
    • Panama >
    • Colon Province >
    • Portobelo
    • Also Known As
    • El Otro Lado Hotel Portobelo ,
    • El Otro Lado Panama/Portobelo
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    Traveller (235)
    Room & Suite (65)
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    Dining (37)
    Hotel & Grounds (162)
    Family and Play Areas (10)
    Bathroom (6)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
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    Room Tips
    "Cabains in front of the beach"
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    "You can choose one of the little cottages. I prefer those near the pool."
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    "Sea House is beautiful. Also Sun House, Spirit House, Forest House and rooms of Casa Grande."
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    "Every room looks amazing, but The Spirit House felt like the absolute best. 2BR, slightly secluded from the..."
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