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Mateo's B&B

48 reviews
Calle Humberto Zarate | Casa 131A, Gamboa, Panama
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  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

My wife and I came to Panama for the wildlife, and we weren't disappointed staying here. If you want a luxury room try the Radisson Summit (where we also stayed). It was lovely waking up in the morning with the birds and agoutis on the...More

2  Thank muttonbird2015
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Mateo's B&B is muy intersante. The lodging itself is good bang for your buck, the accommodations as simple as you need- basically a roof over your head. Now to the legend Mateo. He drove us around the town, around the Pipeline Road, and to the...More

1  Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We heard about the pipeline road so we decided to stay 2 nights in Gamboa, at Mateo's place. Although we explained to him we didn't understand everything he said in Spanish, he kept talking. He also drove us around, while we didn't ask for it...More

2  Thank Joni-Styn
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Arrived quite late at night, due to bad weather -the ride from the airport took about 2,5 hours. Beatrice prepared a nice meal for me and was very sweet. Mateo seemed to be a good guy as well, but then asked me what I thought...More

2  Thank Ferdy_Timm
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Previous reviewers have said almost everything there is to say, a very basic establishment with lovely hosts and heaps of birds. Don't come here if you want luxury, but if you want to pay anything less than $120 per night - there are no other...More

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"Ask for the house across the road - it sleeps 5 - plus mattresses on the floor."
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"Of the two on-site shacks, the one with windows overlooking the garden is by far the best. It has a double..."
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"The one on the left overlooks the forest. Bring Deep Woods Off."
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"The cabin closer to the tents was very nice, it has one double bed so good for couples or single travelers."
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