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La Pepita de Maranon

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Carretera principal a Las lajas, Las Lajas, Panama
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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British Columbia, Canada
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9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly people here and comfortable room with a unique set up. The owners have built a separate guest house made from concrete, bottles and rocks. The bed is comfortable and the bathroom is lovely and interestingly designed. There are friendly dogs on the property and a great restaurant nearby. The biggest issue for us is that we were travelling by... More 

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Dalmatia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We traveled from Pennsylvania at Christmas time just to stay in the incredibly beautiful "bottle house'! My husband choose Panama and I choose La Pepita de Maranon! He agreed of course as he creates stain glass windows and sun catchers that use recycled glass and bottles. We both wanted to experience living inside such a changing light filled space. We... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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88 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Near Pan american high way almost 14 km from beach. we didn`t stay at bottle house. But it is the best room. Clean and modern. The other room is clean but not very comfortable. It is beside the road so you can hear the traffic. But bottle room is in front of mountains and quiet. Breakfast nice withe fresh fruits.... More 

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Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I had a wonderful several night stay in the glass cottage. Welcoming and helpful couple. Delicious breakfast. I enjoyed the bird song right outside the cottage. A very nice place to call home away from home. Be sure to catch both sunrise and sunset at the beach !

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Panama City, Panama, Panama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

A very nice welcome from Erika and Fabio and an excellent night to remember we had together for our last day 2014. Our stay was very enjoyable ! The fresh breakfast is excellent and we keep in our memory the really good taste of the marmalade of cashews and the italian dinner. We also appreciated the really very beautiful beach... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We stayed here for one night in the bottle house. It is an amazing little accommodation built from glass and plastic bottles. From inside it is even more impressive then from the outside. It is also located very close to the panamericana and on beautiful grounds, with an amazing view of the highlands at the back. The Italian couple that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We stayed for one night in the beautiful and special bottle cottage. The owners Erika & Fabio are really kind and they explained us a lot about Panama while we enjoyed the fresh and delicious breakfast. They were also helping us to plan our stay in Las Lajas and so we had a very good time there. We highly recommend... More 

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Kassel, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

When I came to Las Lajas I actually just wanted to stay one night. But the cottage was so nice and special and Erika and Fabio so friendly that I was there for 3 nights :). The day I arrived they waited for my until late night since I had some problems getting a bus. Each day I could decide... More 

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Salzburg, Austria
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5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Erika and Fabio built this incredible cabaña themselves, which is amazing! They used recycled bottles for the walls and it looks soooo nice! Very comfortable and truly something special. Also they made us a fresh breakfast with freah pineapples out of their garden and they also cookes a very nice dinner for us.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

After a very long day of traveling, we finally arrived at La Pepita de Maranon. We felt bad about arriving at almost 11pm, but it was no problem. We were greeted by Fabio and his two adorable dogs. The first thing I noticed about the glass cabin was how clean it was. There were plenty of places to place toiletries,... More 

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