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Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida B Calle 8 | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
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Ranked #8 of 106 hotels in Panama City
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When we first arrived to Tantalo on a Thursday night the restaurant and roof top bar was in full swing. It was exciting! The front desk staff were attentive and welcoming upon our arrival. The room we stayed in had a funky cool street art vibe. The staff were accommodating and always greeted us during our stay. The roof top... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travel extensively and have a good basis of comparison for outstanding versus basic, Tantalo was outstanding. Are the rooms cool? Yes. Is the food delicious? Yes. Is the bar the place to be at night? Yes. But the service... the service is simply outstanding. We emailed in advance of arriving and had a great response from Antonio at the... More

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Boquete, Panama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I stopped by the restaurant earlier in the day asking about if they had happy hour and was told the had 2 for 1 drinks. We returned for happy hour to find out only the local beers were 2 for 1. We waited for a long time for a $9 drink that was only half full. We... More

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and two friends stayed here for 5-days and had a fantastic time. I love the layout of the place, the staff is very helpful and speak great English, we really felt at home here. The room was also spectacular and we were given a free upgrade given that it was off-peak. I would come back here if I were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed in room 5 last week for 3 nights. We arrived late on a Sunday night and they kept the restaurant open past time for us. They also left a really nice welcome tray in our room with snacks like marshmallows, chocolate covered strawberries and graham crackers. The food was excellent. We had breakfast, lunch and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by Tantalo to escape the heat and catch the Mexico/Netherlands match and enjoyed it so much we booked our remaining stay there. The hotel is really unique in that each room is designed by a different artist. We stayed in suite #5 consisting of three balconies overlooking the square and wonderful contemporary artworks from wall to ceiling..but done... More

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Tantalo is a unique experience and a great place to stay in Casco Viejo if you're looking for and artsy and different hotel. Recently spent several nights in Panama City and had originally booked the Tantalo for 1 night during my trip. While exploring Casco Viejo, I decided to scope out Tantalo before my stay which would be a few... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Great location in the heart of Casco Viejo so there was considerable street noise til around midnight. The room decor was weird with a red and black dominatrix theme. Huge wall murals in red and black, a translucent glass wall in the shower that can be seen from the bedroom, old wire spool tables in a room with modern black... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I highly recommend the roofbar and the restaurant of Tantalo. The roofbar has a great view, where you can see the sunset anf panama bay, and also a little part of the Canal de Panama. The kitchen has a great flavor of panama, neither of both are expensive. The prices and the location is good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Easy check in/out. Fun location. Right next to a coffee shop with excellent coffee. It's in old town Panama City so there was a lot to look at when we strolled. I felt safe, but be aware that there are no stop signs or traffic lights. Be a careful pedestrian.

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Address: Avenida B Calle 8 | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
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Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar 3.5*
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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#8 Business Hotel in Panama City
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Our hotel is created with the mindset that we u different spaces as one commercial organism that is constantly evolving throughout the day / night. Tantalo is a 12-room hotel, a restaurant featuring a communal kitchen-style atmosphere serving shared comfort dishes influenced by ingredients from around the globe, the lively ground floor bar / lounge and finally the only public outdoor rooftop bar / lounge in Casco Viejo with incredible views. Each hotel room features individually designed custom art by different local artists ensuring that no two rooms will be the same. ... more   less 
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