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El Otro Lado

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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“infinity pool”(7 reviews)
“private retreat”(6 reviews)
“spirit house”(4 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely boutique hotel situated in a very private and somewhat remote setting. The hotel staff are friendly and always willing to try and help, however, service is very slow. My suspicion is the local people are still learning how to provide excellent...More

Thank Doug W
Reviewed October 3, 2017

As soon as you get on the boat to cross the Portobelo Bay you know you are going somewhere special.. somewhere that cannot be reach by car...or foot (unless you are up for a hike in the jungle..). Peaceful, secluded, perfect little houses with pastel...More

Thank jccelte
Response from ElOtroLado_Portobelo, Director Comercial at El Otro LadoResponded December 1, 2017

Hello good afternoon. Thank you very much in advance for take some time to write us about your experience and have given us the opportunity to receive you and try to make you feel happy in your stay with us. I am very pleased to...More

Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

This place is great for couples and love :-) Behind the great place you will find jungle and a peacefull lake. The small houses close the waterfront are colorfull and influenced by the owners artistic spirit.. you arrive by boat and if you want beach...More

Thank Niels Peter P
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

I'm a helicopter operator in Panama. I took a handsome Swiss couple to San Blas by Helicopter, to spend a day in the beaches of the Atlantic side of Panama. The weather turned really bad and it would have been too risky to cross the...More

Thank Fernando C
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

We were there for 2 nights, in a bungalow with kitchenette, living room and 2 bedrooms each with their bathroom. Decor is from local artist and very unique. service was excellent. We took one of the trips to one of the beaches nearby. Kids could...More

Thank Karina C
Response from ElOtroLado_Portobelo, Director Comercial at El Otro LadoResponded June 19, 2017

Dear Karina Thank you very much for taking the time to give us your feedback, it is very important for us to know the details of your experience. I am very happy to know that you had a good stay in El Otro Lado and...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
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Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
$534 - $786 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$534 - $786 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Dining (41)
Family and Play Areas (10)
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"Cabains in front of the beach"
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"You can choose one of the little cottages. I prefer those near the pool."
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"Sea House is beautiful. Also Sun House, Spirit House, Forest House and rooms of Casa Grande."
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"Every room looks amazing, but The Spirit House felt like the absolute best. 2BR, slightly secluded from the..."
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