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    El Otro Lado

    Bahia de Portobelo, Portobelo, Panama
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    Traveller (215)
    Room & Suite (58)
    Pool & Beach (41)
    • Excellent80%
    • Very good14%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Room Service
    Multilingual Staff
    Accessible rooms
    Dry Cleaning
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 71 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago 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 18 June 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 19 June 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

    Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

    It's a beautiful, special place. Not just the park itself, that will take your breath away, but also the hotel which is right inside the park, facing an extraordinary view to Portobello's little town. The food, for the price, could be a bit better (it's...More

    Thank Patricio P
    Response from ElOtroLado_Portobelo, Director Comercial at El Otro LadoResponded 1 June 2017

    Dear Patricio, I want to take the opportunity to thank you for your attention and the time you give us to know your opinion and in this way take advantage of opportunities to improve. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay at...More

    Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

    El Otro Lado was as wonderful as our first impression. As the boat pulled into the dock revealing this artistic paradise that had been created with such care and artistry. Our boat was waiting upon arrival at Portobelo, an unremarkable hamlet, and ushered us into...More

    Thank Erich M
    Response from ElOtroLado_Portobelo, Director Comercial at El Otro LadoResponded 5 April 2017

    Dear Mr. Erich, good afternoon. Receive in advance a cordial and affectionate greeting from the team of El Otro Lado - Private Retreat. I personally want to thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us on this platform. For us it...More

    Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

    "El Otro Lado" knows how to make you feel at home. The retreat's surrounding are definitely oriented for true R&R whether you decide to lay by the infinity pool and soak the Caribbean sun or participating in their boat rides to the nearby beaches like...More

    Thank UCRICMO
    Response from ElOtroLado_Portobelo, Director General at El Otro LadoResponded 10 February 2017

    Dear UCRICMO Thank you very much for taking the time to share with us your valuable opinion and of course I also thank on behalf of the entire EOL team the trust placed in our services. I hope very soon to have him visvita on...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$482 - US$1,179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Location
    • Panama >
    • Colon Province >
    • Portobelo
    • Also Known As
    • El Otro Lado Hotel Portobelo ,
    • El Otro Lado Panama/Portobelo
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    Traveller (215)
    Room & Suite (58)
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    Room Tips
    "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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