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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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Davenport, Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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85 reviews 85 reviews
42 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
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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Charleston, South Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights in one of the rooms with a kitchenette. It is very clean and well air conditioned. They are building a pool and restaurant which will only make this place all the better. We don't surf but we enjoyed watching the surfers here. It's nice that they do not charge you to use their stand... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Me and some friends were looking for nice and small hotel away from.the rush of the city, we researched and found this option. Ms. Shenida was super cool and nice making our reservation and was excellent as host during our stay, she made some reservations for dinner and a trip to Coiba Island. We spent 3 nights there and the... More 

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Boquete, Panama
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65 reviews 65 reviews
23 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The hotel is perpetually improving. Soon there will be a spacious restaurant right there on the hillside overlooking not only the beach and surf but as well an infinity pool in that same location. The restaurant and the pool are about half done now. (Construction is going very fast now in that it's the dry season.) With cool ocean breezes... More 

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