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Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar

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Avenida B Calle 8 | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Austin, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the old town, cultural hub of the city, Tantalizing has everything you could ask for. Great vibe, great views, great drinks and great girls. Definitely give this place a go of you find yourself in Panama City

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Dallas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The attraction is the nighttime rooftop bar.... a boutique hotel, spacious rooms modern decor. The brunch and the nightly tapas menus are not to be missed. The in-house drinks are delightful too. The rooftop has a VIP section (worth the price and space) and a city skyline view.

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Anguilla
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132 reviews 132 reviews
14 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a layover in Panama City (two nights), we were looking for a property with a great location that we thought represented a decent value. We actually discovered Tantalo through TripAdvisor when looking for dining experiences, and realized that they also offered accommodations. It's a small hotel - around nine rooms, I believe - but the location is absolutely unbeatable!... More 

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Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had drinks and heavy hor d'oeuvres on the rooftop and it was nothing special. I had heard what a fantastic restaurant Tantalo was and it was so-so. The music was so loud the bartenders couldn't hear our orders, food took over an hour to be passed around and the rooftop area was super crowded. The view was beautiful but next... More 

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Chicago Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we only went to Tantalo for Dinner but were pleasantly surprised to learn about their rooftop bar which was amazing. I highly recommend a visit upstairs! I accidentally walked into a room thinking it was a door to stairs going to rooftop, from what i can tell rooms are not very clean and i can imagine how loud the place... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Is amazing how a few people can hurt an interesting place as what is tantalo, the new manager of the place (maria) makes the place despicable to come. When we arrive to the place she was with a negative actitude to us. Where is the old team of tantalo? S.O.S

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Austin, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

What a well done boutique hotel. Phenomenal service, beautiful room, perfect breakfast. And most importantly, having a rum on the rooftop made a perfect end to my week in Panama. I recommend this place to anyone heading to Panama City!

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Grecia S, Guest Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Dear Travis, Thank you very much for all your kind comments and for recommending us to our future customers. We are pleased that you enjoyed our different environments at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, always full of art, good vibes, good service and surprises for our customers. Hope to see you soon to continue enjoying the beautiful Panama city... More 

New York City, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Upon checking in at Tantalo we were immediately welcomed by the staff at the desk. They were able to check us in early as we arrived around 1pm which was great. The vibe is great, lots of color, fun music and great layout. The rooms are all designed by local artists and we had a balcony that offered views of... More 

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Grecia S, Guest Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Dear Victoria, Thank you for choosing us as your hotel to stay. We appreciate all your kind comments and your recommendations. We are pleased that you enjoyed our different environments at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, always full of art, good vibes, good service and surprises for our customers. Hope to see you soon to continue enjoying the beautiful... More 

Napa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Charming small boutique hotel with a fabulous rooftop bar and restaurant in historic district of Panama City. Our rooms were really comfortable with lovely balconies. I lioved everything about this hotel and would stay again, but with ear plugs. The music on the rooftop lounge goes on into the wee hours of the morning and is pretty loud. Having said... More 

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Grecia S, Guest Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Dear Pamela, Thank you very much for all your kind comments. We are pleased that you enjoyed our different environments at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, always full of art, good vibes, good service and surprises for our customers. Thanks for choosing us and we hope your next trip to panama choosing us again for more fun together. Hope... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Breakfast, rooftop bar and staff all amazing. Always enjoyed coming here :) The atmosphere is nice, chill in the morning and party in the night. I have never stayed a night here but if you are in casco viejo this is the place to visit

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Grecia S, Guest Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Dear Mila, Thank you for your comments and for recommending us Is very important for us to know that your experience in tantalum has been to your liking. Hope to see you soon in Panama city and visit us in Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar More 

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