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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We visited Casco Viejo just to stroll around and chill. We ended up at Tantalo. We sat at the bar where Fernando took suberb care of us! I ordered a Watermelon Mojito from him. When I told him that I loved it, he recomended the Passion fruit Mojito. And man was he right! We took a mixed platter for snacks....

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Jacob L, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Flattered by your kind words and detailed review about our food, drink and service. Our dear Fernando will be delighted to find out about this, as we always give an extra incentive to the members that get mentioned through Trip Advisor. Thanks again for taking the time to share your Tantalo experience. Always welcome!

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We had high hopes when we booked this hotel due to all the reviews and guidance from some friends who had visit Panama City. Prior to our arrival, I emailed Tantalo to book several tours and make some restaurant reservations as we were coming during the holidays and I wanted to be sure that a) restaurants were open and b)...

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Enschede, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Tantalo is very popular and for a reason. Not only the drinks are good, it is also one of the view rooftop bars with a view on the Panama City. A perfect place for zipping your cocktail and enjoying the view.

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Jacob L, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Thank you for enjoying the fantastic view and drinks with us. We are pleased to have you anytime. Best regards!

Reviewed 2 January 2017

This hotel is quite fun! It's centrally located and minutes walk from anywhere you could want to go. I felt very safe walking around during the day and at night. The main lobby is in the restaurant which can be a bit confusing. No one greeted us when we came in which I thought was a bit weird. We walked...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Really felt like I was in the heart of it all at this boutique. Fun rooms, kind of felt like you were in someones home. Great area and surrounded by things to do. Remember there is a club on the roof thats wicked popular... We were aware before chosing this spot so it was our fault, but light sleepers should...

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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Really excellent food options including some very inexpensive smaller plates at lunch. We've been here several times and its one of our favorite restaurants. We also frequently visit the rooftop bar for dancing and drinks on weekend nights. Its open air, so when raining not a great place to go, but we've had some amazing nights here. The service is...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Great drinks! I had their margarita. I forget what they called it but it was delicious. My sister had a flavored mojito which was also really good. My parents just got vodka lemonade because they don't like anything fancy. The bar had a great view! We went during the sunset hours which was beautiful. You could see the tops of...

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Stone Mountain, Georgia
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed lunch and a couple beers. Food was fine--art was better. Sure it's wild at night. Located in the historic district & nicely updated. Ceviche delicious-- nothing too typically Panamanian at lunch. Lots of American style bar/bistro food

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Jacob L, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar, responded to this review

Glad to know you got to enjoy our concept, our food and our decor inside the historic Casco Antiguo. While we don't have too many Panamanian options at lunch we do offer a daily special every day and of course our general menu for dinner which we're sure you will enjoy, hopefully on your next visit. Thank you for visiting...

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Fiance' and I stayed 1 night upon arrival in Panama City before heading to the San Blas Islands. The reception was fantastic and warm. Very European-style hotel with downstairs restaurant and bar buzzing with activity with hotel reception tucked away behind it. Very cool. They guided us to our room which was clean, trendy ( albeit smallish ), and a...

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

Thank you for such a detailed review of what sounds like a marvelous Tantalo experience. We appreciate your kind note on our loudness levels. We love it when we receive travelers that are willing to take it nicely and at the same time advice other travelers about it. Best regards!

Reviewed 10 November 2016

We stayed 3 nights. The good thing is, there is a restaurant in the hotel... and the bad thing is there is a restaurant in the hotel. If you have any problems falling asleep, do not even consider to stay. During weektime you will stay awake till midnight and over the weekend it will be 03:00 for sure. The stuff...

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

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. Our staff will be happy to know you found clean, generous rooms with an attentive staff. We are sorry that the vibrancy of our restaurant and rooftop impeded an otherwise marvelous overall experience. It is indeed important for our guests to know about our nightlife aspects, thank you for sharing it with...

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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: €128 - €192 (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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“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.”
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