Get an overview of this hotel4-star lodge with free breakfast and restaurant

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool

When you stay at El Otro Lado in Portobelo, you'll be near the beach and convenient to Fuerte Santiago and Fuerte San Fernando.

This 4-star lodge is within close proximity of Real Aduana de Portobelo and Fuerte San Jerónimo.

Make yourself at home in one of the 7 air-conditioned rooms featuring LED televisions. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have showers and complimentary toiletries.

Pamper yourself with onsite massages or enjoy recreation amenities such as an outdoor pool. Additional amenities at this lodge include complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and a picnic area.

Grab a bite to eat at the lodge's restaurant, which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours).

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.

Lodge Amenities

Lodge Amenities

The lodge offers a restaurant. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Portobelo lodge also offers an outdoor pool, spa services, and a terrace. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

El Otro Lado is a smoke-free property.

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Picnic area 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Terrace 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Restaurant 
  • Total number of rooms - 7 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Garden 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Balcony or patio 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • LED TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

El Otro Lado has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.


Start your day with a free continental breakfast, available daily from 7 AM to 10 AM. Room service is available during limited hours.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the lodge include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Massages 

Lodge Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 1 PM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No pets or service animals allowed


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for an additional fee
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Lodge Name

  • El Otro Lado
  • El Otro Lado Hotel
  • El Otro Lado Hotel Portobelo
  • El Otro Lado Portobelo
  • El Otro Lado Panama/Portobelo
  • El Otro Lado Lodge Portobelo
  • El Otro Lado Lodge

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

  • El Otro Lado is listed in the 2016 Condé Nast Traveler Hot List.
  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

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