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Worcester, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Location is perfect and the hotel staff is stellar! Rooms are squeaky clean and large. Balcony a big plus. No question that the noise could be a problem for some, but this is the place to be in Panama City. Walking distance to all the sites in Casco Viejo, restaurants, small shops, the fish market and further afield...the new glistening...

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Smiling as we read this review, thanks for your kind words! Sounds like you had an outstanding experience in Panama City. We are honored to know we contributed positively to your stay. Best regards!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Went here on the recommendation of our hotel staff. Rooftop bar is definitely the happening place in town! Loud, nonstop techno/pop DJ driven music. Good appetizers, great views. Definitely the hip place for the younger crowd of Panama City

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Thank you for enjoying our liveliness. We love making our guests and visitors feel as young as ever inside our space, hopefully we transmitted some of that energy to you! You're always welcome.

Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to start the night with friends. First something to share with friends at the first floor (Mac and cheese with ships, pulled pork and ceviche)... Then move on to the rooftop for some drinks and party with one of the best views of the city!

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Thanks for enjoying both our kitchen and roofbar! Be sure to know you're always welcome here in Tántalo. Best regards!

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 25 January 2016

No complaints - a cool hotel in a gorgeous, very safe area of Panama at a very reasonable price. We ate, drank and slept in the hotel purely because the offerings were all so good. The rooftop was a highlight of our trip. My partner was bothered by the noise from the roof, but I had to strain to hear...

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Thanks for recommending us as one of the main go-to places in Panama City. Best regards!

Reviewed 23 January 2016

A little odd that you walk in through the restaurant with all your luggage to a tiny little desk to check in, but at least the restaurant is amazing and interesting to keep you preoccupied while you are waiting for them to check in. I smelled a really strong odor in the room when we came in, but I seemed...

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

We're happy to know you enjoyed a pleasant stay in our hotel. Thanks for mentioning Otto, we love giving them news about them being mentioned for their good work. Best regards, always welcome!

Clinton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Our group of 9 were treated extremely well and enjoyed the magnificent dishes that were plentiful enough for everyone to share and taste them all. Suggest that everyone in your party order a starter and a main -- and sample as many as you can -- you won't be disappointed. Service was very good and prices reasonable. Reservations highly recommended...

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words. We're delighted to know that our staff coped well with a larger-than-usual group. Best regards, always welcome!

Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

If you like bumping club music til 2a right above your room with no response from management, go getum! If you actually like to sleep at the place you paid )$150/nt, go elsewhere. Interesting art, ok free breakfast, clean, in a great location.

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear that an otherwise positive experience was blemished by excessive noise. We strongly demand our staff to always communicate clearly about the vibrance of this hotel and how different the experience can be compared to other less busy, quieter options in town. Thanks for reporting, be sure to know that we will take these comments into consideration,...

California
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Great location in Casco Viejo to everything. The room was huge! We stayed in room #5 on the corner, with a couple of small balconies and right over the entrance (and the coffee place across the way was convenient). Can't say enough of the hotel restaurant. OMG Delicious! Ate there a few times during our stay. When we arrived, we...

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Room #5 is certainly one of our top choices inside the hotel. Great choice! Thanks for enjoying every aspect of our building, we appreciate it so much. Best regards! Always welcome here in Tántalo.

Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed two Friday nights at Hotel Tántalo. I love the atmosphere. They updated the classic inner courtyard building with bold colorful artwork and a 3 story living plant wall. The rooms have a similar colorful/natural theme - clean and modern, yet inviting. The location is perfect - in the heart of the original city. We enjoyed this funky neighborhood...

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Of all the nice things you've written about us, we definitely keep that last sentence. It means a lot to us! Thank you for enjoying and maintaining that fun, festive spirit. Best regards and best of luck in your future trips!

Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

If you are looking to party it is great. It was clear to me that the main business focus is the restaurant and the rooftop bar, not the hotel. There was only one staff member who really cared about our experience and assisting us with advice etc. The rooms are definitely comfortable and decor is cool but the noise from...

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Jacob L, Public Relations Manager at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write about us and also for respecting our concept to a certain degree. And you're right, even though weekdays are certainly quieter than weekends, the vibrance and upbeat atmosphere is noticeable on any given day here in Tántalo. Best regards and best of luck in your future trips Jordan, hasta luego!

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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Address: Avenida B Calle 8 | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: $197 - $293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“The Geo Orga room is huge and on the corner with multiple balconies. Get this room!”
 of 5 bubbles samtL8193YP, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Bring earplugs for a quiet night sleep. Rooftop bar is a great place, but music can be a bit loud. Ear plugs are the answer.”
 of 5 bubbles Alemaphgiel, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you donot want to hear the roof top bar ask for a couple of floors down.”
 of 5 bubbles 263francisv, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Second floor is the quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Stevenm87, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Blue King, which is just below the rooftop. Light sleepers may prefer something lower.”
 of 5 bubbles Hammer_Zino, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
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