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    El Otro Lado

    Bahia de Portobelo, Portobelo, Panama
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    Overview
    • Excellent80%
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    • Average5%
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    Breakfast included
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    11 - 15 of 70 reviews

    Reviewed 29 April 2016

    For the moment we arrived to this exquisite paradise, we were impressed; first, with the detail the staff welcomed us and then with everything else we got to enjoy through out our short stay. From the wonderful little cabana that was decorated with unique items...More

    Thank Violet I
    Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

    This trip was unchartered territory for our family of four. We are cautious about new adventures. We've been to many Caribbean destinations but never Central/South America. El Otro Lado allayed all fears, especially skeptical thoughts about past reviews. Could this place really live up to...More

    1  Thank Machiklabdron
    Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

    We spent three perfect days and nights in El Otro Lado in late March. The resort is simply exquisite. No detail is missed. The staff is incredible. The food terrific. The rooms and facilities first rate. Highly recommend the cruise through the mangroves and the...More

    1  Thank VinceBurgess
    Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

    A stunning luxury private retreat accessed by boat. It was so beautiful, quiet and peaceful, overlooking the water with the forest as a backdrop. Heaven. We explored the town of Portobello with its old cathedral and the ruins of a Spanish fort.

    Thank GAHunt
    Reviewed 18 February 2016

    El Otro Lado was a beautiful surprise. The hotel is hidden in silent place in Portobelo, near the sea and "inside" a forest. Everything is so colorful and very well decorated with local art. The pool is amazing, where I spent most of my time...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 482 - US$ 1,135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family 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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    Dining (37)
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    Bathroom (6)
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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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