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Hotel Santa Catalina Panama

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Calle Hacia Playa el Estero | & Calle Kenny, Santa Catalina, Panama
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a great time at Hotel Santa Catalina. It was a very quiet property, and was right on the ocean. The AC worked great, plenty of hot water, and the room felt much more private than I expected, which was nice. Although it would be a long walk to town, I enjoyed being a little further out. (Disclaimer: we... More 

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california
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed 2 weeks in June, 2015. Nice rooms, wonderful staff, clean. A few minutes outside of town (easy walk) so away from more hectic stuff. Kitchen/community area being rebuilt, should be done by Jan 2016, will be wonderful as perched overlooking ocean. Our boys could paddle directly out from hotel beach access to main point break, had consistently good waves.... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is excelent. The accomodations are first rate. Does not have a restaurant, but it is under construction with an infinity pool. The rooms have AC, TV and free WiFi. Beds are really confortable.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to Santa Catalina as part of a yoga & surf retreat and it was amazing... the rooms are well appointed with a very cool hand-decorated stone bathroom, and AC and free wifi as well. We went during the start of the rainy season so once or twice the electricity went out (all over town) but it was actually... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay! Great location with access to the beach, perfect for surfers! Rooms are very comfortable, with air con & hot water! Beds and pillows are very comfortable! Stayed in a family room - with complete kitchen. Staff very attentive, especially Hotel Manager Shenida - what a lovely lady!

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Silkeborg, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms were very nice, with air conditioning and everything. It was easy to get to the beach for surfing, and there was a lot of diving/snorkelling places in the "city". The available bikes and surfboards weren't very good. The breakfast-service was laughable. One day we got 4 of 8 orders right, so only one of us got what was... More 

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Willemstad, Curacao
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we liked the place as it is probably one of the best in town, but unfortunately the restaurant/bar was under construction, yet we had to pay the same fee (strange as they didn't provide the amenities that are announced). No food and drinks on the compound. So for us at that moment it was not the best price quality deal.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is perfect for surfing the point. Just walk down to the water and paddle out through the key hole. The rooms are really nice: hardwood finishes, cool showers, comfortable beds, AC, and a hammock out front. Breakfast is great and cheap (when they're serving it). It's really nice that they have bikes, SUPs, soft tops, snorkeling equipment and... More 

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Kihei, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The king room with loft was awesome. Once the new restaurant and pool are done, almost there, it will be even better. The place overlooks one of the best waves in Panama. The view from the new restaurant and pool will be right there. We'll return. Whether you surf or not, a great place to stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The most amazing trip ever! The rooms were spotless! The detail of the decor and construction is amazing and so charming (ie hammocks, outdoor tables & benches for each room, sea shells made into shower walls, the list goes on). Beach access and view is the best in all of Santa Catalina and even an outdoor shower overlooking the surf... More 

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