We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Golden Frog Inn

Certificate of Excellence
Calle Las Veraneras #22, El Valle de Anton 1001, Panama
The Golden Frog Inn

215 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    177
    23
    7
    4
    4
See reviews for
44
129
10
3
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (35)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (215)
  • Mar-May only
    (87)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (40)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (29)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (59)
All months
United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay in this B&B. The views are stunning, there is a nice pool and good kitchen facilities. The hosts are really friendly and helpful. The happy hour with drinks and snacks are the perfect opportunity to ask any question you have about El Valle. The banana bread you get in the morning is one of the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Seattle, Washington
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Leuven, Belgium
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
19 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Los Angeles
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
White Plains, NY
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ithaca, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
HULL
Top Contributor
163 reviews 163 reviews
90 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

166 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (159)
Viewed
Room/suite (42)
Viewed
View from room (16)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (11)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (40)
Viewed
Family/play areas (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Other (41)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (7)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
Other (3)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities