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Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar

Avenida B Calle 8 Casco Viejo, Panama City Panama
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#26 of 126 hotels in Panama City
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CASCO VIEJO'S PREMIER BOUTIQUE HOTEL AND ROOFTOP BAR · MERGES ART, EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE, AND UNIQUE PROGRAMMING TO STIMULATE THE SENSES. Our hotel is created with the mindset that we use different spaces as one commercial organism that is constantly evolving throughout the day / night. Tantalo is a 10-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.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Evening entertainment
Conference facilities
Rooftop terrace
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Breakfast available
Rooftop bar
Non-smoking hotel
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Air conditioning
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Laptop safe
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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kreneebw wrote a review 23 Jan
Surprise, Arizona51 contributions27 helpful votes
This was a great rooftop in Casco Viejo with amazing views of the beautiful Panama city skyline. The service, food, drinks and DJ also make it a great experience. If you are looking for a place to go with a nice vibe, great drinks and tasty food to eat, you can’t go wrong with Tantalo. The vibe was so great, we went twice. The place is very modern and definitely worth visiting.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
travelfiend_30 wrote a review 4 Jan
Owaka, New Zealand199 contributions216 helpful votes
The place is cool, with local art everywhere, huge rooms and a nice rooftop bar. Location is ideal, right at the entrance to the old town. Food is pretty good and service is excellent. Only issues are with noise if you are on the 3rd floor (just below the rooftop bar) or facing the street since at 4am when they close the bar the people leaving create a ruckus. Get room #3 if you can, its the quietest. Also, water in the showers is ok but not very hot if that's an issue for you.
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Date of stay: December 2021
Room Tip: Room #3 is the quietest
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bizgrrl wrote a review Dec 2021
Canada51 contributions32 helpful votes
My friend and I stayed here for 2 non-consecutive nights. The front desk staff are great and even escorted us to our rooms and gave us lemon water. The boutique hotel is decorated in cool artwork. Rooms have a funky design and I like that there is a balcony. Perfect shower. Comfortable bed though I wish they wouldn't use down as it's cruelty to animals. The rooftop restaurant/bar is really neat and the food is excellent. Only thing is the rooftop staff aren't friendly. Music can be loud late into the night for those bothered by noise.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: On the rooftop, don't forget to take the curved staircase for 360 views
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Jay F wrote a review Nov 2021
San Rafael, California25 contributions10 helpful votes
The best place in Panama, all the staff are so nice, great drinks, awesome food, play great music. The manager Jose is a fantastic host, another real standout is Juliet, so nice and fantastic service. I really enjoyed Taco Tuesday there!
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Date of stay: November 2021
MMG07 wrote a review Sep 2021
Atlanta, Georgia299 contributions54 helpful votes
We enjoyed our stay at the Tantalo. The location is great, right in the heart of casco viejo; the staff is very helpful and very responsive. The rooftop bar and restaurant serves great cocktails as well as delicious appetizers, and the Saturday brunch was really good also. Would definitely stay there again.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Te roof top plays loud music until midnight, so keep that in mind if you have an early flight
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US$98 - US$142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar
Which popular attractions are close to Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar?
Nearby attractions include Casco Viejo (0.10 km), Dress Like Panama (0.3 km), and Iglesia de la Merced (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar?
Conveniently located restaurants include Santa Rita Casco Viejo, Pedro Mandinga Rum, and Fonda Lo Que Hay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Tantalo Hotel / Kitchen / Roofbar?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Capilla San Jose (8.1 km), Plaza de Francia (11.0 km), and Panamá Viejo (8.1 km).