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Hotel Santa Catalina Panama

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hotel Santa Catalina is a great place to stay. It's right in front of the surf break, perfect location. The rooms were really nice, very clean, the breakfast was exceptional. We stayed at many places through Central America and this was my favourite by far. The Staff are really friendly also.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is the best place to stay if you want to be close to surf Santa Catalina la punta. The units are comfortable and chilled out, with hammocks outside every room. They are currently rebuilding a restaurant with a view so it will be awesome once that's done. I'm giving this an average rating because I really wanted to surf... More

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San Francisco, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed a week and had a great experience.....really nice rooms...staff super nice and Shenida the manager was awesome. Will stay here again for sure. Having a small kitchen in the room was nice also even if for the fridge alone....nice to have those drinks!

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Panama City, Panama
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I stayed for three nights. The manager was very helpful from the initial contact by phone/email. It is located in the "middle" of all desired locations. We enjoyed being away from the main town where it can be more busy and noisy, and we were just a five minute walk from Estero beach where all the beginners'... More

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

A very short walk to the ocean and within walking distance of a couple of restaurants. Perhaps the best feature is the memory foam beds which made for awesome sleeping. Very friendly and helpful folks. A little bit hard to find but that is mainly because Panama does not seem to believe in road signs :)

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Pedasi, Panama
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed for two nights. We were greeted when we arrived and shown to our room by friendly and professional staff. The rooms were very nice, spacious, well maintained, clean, comfortable beds, A kitchenette with Mini fridge, microwave, utensils, and lovely bathroom. The property is right on the beach. The hotel was a great place to stay for us as... More

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Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The beds are super comfortable. The restaurant was awesome but it has since burnt down. Hopefully they re-build. There are many other great restaurants with-in walking distance. The beach is also a short walk away. My only complaint is that the water pressure is low in the shower. Great place. We've stayed here twice.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Beach front, nice and individual accommodations. The rates includes surfboards and kayak. There you will find cable tv, wifi and frigobar in the room. A perfect place to surfers, family or couples that want to visit or dive in coiba! A definetely a great value for money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The room was really nice and confortable. Minifridge, hot water, quiet air conditionning, confortable clean bed, etc. You can borrow bikes or boards for free. Service though was a bit lacking. Reception is under construction, so when you arrive it is hard to know that room 5 is now the reception. Wifi internet was a bit slow and inconsistent. Although... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We stay for 2 nights. The room was very spacious and clean. It is a quiet place with a little beach to sit and watch surfers. Private bathroom with hot water. King bed and bunk-beds. Mini frig and sattelite tv. After a day in the water this is a perfect place to rest. You are not too far from the... More

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Address: Calle Hacia Playa el Estero | & Calle Kenny, Santa Catalina, Panama
Location: Panama > Veraguas Province > Santa Catalina
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Hotel Santa Catalina is a new 11 room boutique beachfront hotel located directly in front of the world class surf break in Santa Catalina, Veraguas Province of Panama. The hotels location is ideal for anyone coming to Santa Catalina to surf, dive, fish or just hang out. Short walking distance from all the restaurants, bars, village center and other beaches. Coiba Island and Cebaco Island is within a short boat ride from the property for diving and snorkeling activities. Santa Catalina Island is just a 10 minute paddle on Kayak or Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP), which are both free to our guests. The hotel offers comfortable rooms with memory foam beds, 100% cotton bed linens, air conditioning, en-suite bathrooms with hot water, mini-refrigerator, cable TV, lockers, and kitchenettes in the suite rooms. Breakfast and lunch room service is available (not included in room rate). We offer free use of our Kayaks, Surfboards, Skateboards and Bicycles. Previously known as Kenny's Surf Camp (since 1981), in 2010 the hotel was completely re-designed and re-built, using all natural sustainable materials including stone, rock, clay tile, and local tropical hardwoods. With a blend of Spanish-Colonial and tropical architectural style, Hotel Santa Catalina Panama offers a unique look and feel with a great service staff and ideal location. ... more   less 
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