At just over one year old, Tantalo Hotel has already earned the title of hippest hotel in Panama and landed a coveted spot on the 2013 Conde Nast Traveler magazine Hot List. Here’s how.
You know someone has put some real thought into the design of a place when the lobby bar features a soaring living wall covered in green plants. Polished concrete floors around remnants of original tile, bursts of color and vintage suitcases cleverly transformed into cocktail tables round out the look.
Upstairs, all 12 rooms have names as well as numbers and each has been put in the hands of a different artists who was given free reign. The result is a variety of modern, unexpected, lively mini galleries that just happen to have very, very comfortable...