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The Golden Frog Inn

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Calle Las Veraneras #22, El Valle de Anton 1001, Panama
The Golden Frog Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved it here! It was great to escape the heat of Panama City and spend time relaxing in the hammocks and pool at the Golden Frog. The complimentary cerveza at happy hour and breakfast banana bread were a delight. We hiked to square trees, went bird watching, visited the wonderful local market (which is open every day) and enjoyed... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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17 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second trip to El Valle. It is a lovely town located in the crater of a volcano with beautifull surroundings. We were advised to stay in this hotel and it was really wonderfull. When we arrived with the car in the late afternoon, we were welcomed by Becky and Larry with the daily happy hour. All guests... More 

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Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

El Valle is a restful getaway from the noise and bustle of Panama City, and this inn is a terrific place to stay while you're there. It is small (five rooms), quiet, and very comfortable. Everything was clean and lovingly maintained. We had the largest room (#3), which had a good size kitchen/dining area, a main bedroom area, and separate... More 

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Los Angeles
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a family of 9 so we took over the whole place. We had a wonderful two night stay at the hotel. We loved it so much that we ended up not doing too much and just ended up relaxing on hammocks and the pool. The place was very clean and the hosts were wonderful. If you are a... More 

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White Plains, NY
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a most perfect spot tucked away in one of the most beautiful areas in Panama. Beck and Larry are wonderful hosts. The rooms are spacious and appointed beautifully. The amenities are great. Happy hour a pleasant time on the porch of the main house. There can't be a nicer spot in this valley.

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably the best option in town. We were surprised by breakfast from the local market (banana bread and fruit) and a social happy hour in the evening where we could meet the owners and other guests. Becky, Larry, and Avrian were so helpful and friendly. We borrowed bikes and they also provide pick and and drop off in town at... More 

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HULL
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116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The accommodation is in a beautiful garden setting with great views of the surrounding hills. There is a nice pool great for relaxing after hiking. The room we had comprised of a good sized bedroom, bathroom, well equipped kitchen and very pleasant terrace. The bed was comfortable, however the room would benefit from heavier curtains to reduce the light. We... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights with our two kids. The owners and manager were so welcoming and friendly. We instantly felt a part of the family. My kids still talk about this place being one of their favourites of the trip. The owners have 4 dogs and at the time were looking after a bird that had been rescued.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Larry and Becky are the best of hosts and their place is one of the most beautiful in the whole of Panama. El Valle is one of the quietest spots, full of the most beautiful gardens. You will be put up in a small cottage with its own garden, kitchenette and bathroom, all immaculately clean and tidy. In the evening... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

What a wonderful little slice of heaven in the cool mountains of Panama. My friend booked The Golden Pond knowing I would love the beauty of the gardens, the views and the terrific host Adrian. We loved our happy hour with house made hors d'oeuvres and a nice wine. We had fun talking with the other guests watching the sun... More 

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