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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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Batavia, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The surfing and deep sea fishing are great in this area of Panama. The Santa Catalina Hotel was very nice and clean and had plenty of hot water; they are in the process of building a restaurant overlooking the ocean and this will be a great improvement.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Santa Catalina Panama is a lovely place, with lovely homes, with lovely people , located just in front of Santa Catalina main wave, and 10 minutes walk to go to Estero beach. There is no restaurant at the moment but it is being build and it's gonna be amazing with a big charming bar and a pool.

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful staff providing topnotch service (not often seen in Panama). Beautiful room with lots of teak furniture and nice decor. Everything was brand new, clean and comfortable. Shower had plenty of water - hot and cold, ac worked well, kitchenette with coffee maker and fridge. Close to everything in Santa Catalina.

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Davenport, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed one night here for 70.00. Under construction . No restaurant . Big room but the lighting was very poor. No pool. Nice staff. Not as clean as it could be. Be careful locking your door. If you lock the door knob there is no key. Just for the deadbolt. Not real impressed with the whole area.

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MotherofSocks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights in March, and we wish we could have stayed at least one more night! The only reason I knocked off one star was that, upon check in, we weren't shown where to borrow the recreational equipment or given the wifi password (had to ask for it). Also, the room was extremely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We are four women who shared the family suite. Kitchenette, sleeping loft. Great value! The room was new, clean. The hotel was in convenient but private location. Proprietress was warm and accommodating.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I loved my stay at Hotel Santa Catalina. The property manager, Shenida, was absolutely lovely and accommodating (and bilingual, though she was kind about allowing me to practice my Spanish!). The property is gorgeous and quiet, and has access to the water, but not to the beach. The beach is a short walk (or shorter bike ride) down the street.... More 

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Caribbean
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

What drew us to Santa Catalina? Surfing. Santa Catalina can boast one of the best surf breaks in Panama. But surfing is not the only draw. With scuba diving and Coiba National Park, a UNESCO Heritage Site, this quiet, laid back town fills up with tourists from all over the world. The best place to stay? Hotel Santa Catalina. The... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights on a surfing and diving trip with a friend. Santa Catalina is a laid back little town where surfers,, divers and other foreigners mix with locals. Most of the lodging is of the "hostel" variety, which makes Hotel Santa Catalina the best place to stay. The rooms are clean and comfortable with good AC. The... More 

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Oil City, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We spent four nights at Hotel Santa Catalina. I contacted the hotel through email while traveling and Shenida responded quickly. Check in with her was quick and easy. Our room was clean and comfortable. There is a remote controlled AC unit which works very well and a small refrigerator which was nice for having water, etc. The bathroom was good... More 

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