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Santa Catalina Inn

Calle Estero, Santa Catalina, Panama
Santa Catalina Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Zofingen, Switzerland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We staid in the Santa Catalina Inn for 2 nights in the beginning of May 2014. The rooms are Ok, the shower and the toilest are clean. For us it was disapointing that the Restaurant closed down. Nice grils operating the Hotel. Apart from the diving Location i would not recommend the visit of Santa Catalina.

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Maplewood, New Jersey
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14 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Thoroughly disappointing interaction. I hope this is a one off for them as our experience doesn't match that of the other reviewers. We had booked to stay here on the 12th July and was surprised to receive an email the morning of, that the Inn was closed for renovations. As we had payed a deposit we were destined to stay... More 

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Did the 2 night stay with Coiba snorkel trip. Room was just average. Older hotel so no modern amenities and there were some bugs but room was spacious and had nice patio. Bed wasn't very comfortable. Best part of our trip ended up being the snorkel trip. This was an all day trip to several islands by boat and we... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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80 reviews 80 reviews
35 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights Did a Coiba snorkel trip through them (was amazing!). First night there was no water so we got one night for free which shows excellent managment. It was rainy season during our stay so a great variety of insects in our room and bed (the reason why we cannot give excellent even if we wanted... More 

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Adrian S, Manager at Santa Catalina Inn, responded to this review

Hi...thank you for your review. Im sorry for the water situation that had developed since the water pump form our water well broke down. I appreciate your understanding and always welcome to visit us again. More 

Dusseldorf, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Clean and very beautiful place. The people working there are really helpful and friendly and made the time we spent there extraordinary having great recommendations for diving, surfing, and restaurants. Thanks to Janet and Adrian who made the time in this nice village unique.

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Adrian S, Manager at Santa Catalina Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Myself and my staff try our best to help our guests and hope they have a pleasant stay in the hotel but also in Santa Catalina village. Thanks again and hope to see you soon Adrian, Janet, Christine More 

Mashpee, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I stayed in Santa Catalina for 2 nights and my room was wonderful. The rooms are large with a big bathroom and shower. The inn is within walking distance to a cornerstore as well as a few restaurants, although you will need to bike or drive to a nearby beach. The owners, adrienn and Christine are super nice, and they... More 

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Adrian S, Manager at Santa Catalina Inn, responded to this review

Dear Samantha thank you for your review. Perito, the white dog, now is at our new house recovering. It was great meeting you, and hope to see you soon.Adrian Christine More 

Bocas Town, Panama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We found out about Santa Catalina Inn through Scuba Coiba (and got a bit of a discount when we booked). Adrian, the owner, was a dive intructor and recommended the discover scuba dive for us noobie divers. It was spectacular! The rooms at the inn were beautiful and there is tons of room to unpack and relax. We were on... More 

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Adrian S, Manager at Santa Catalina Inn, responded to this review

Hello hope all is fine. Thanks for you review. I know the WIFI is still an isse in center of Santa Catalina. But well ...shuuting down from the web is sometimes a good thing. Hope when you are back, the wifi would be much better. Take care Adrian and the staff More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Even though there was a power black out, which meant no electricity and no water, it was charming and cute. The supermarket and restaurants had little candles lit, which made the small town of Santa Catalina even more cute. The water and electricity went on again after an hour, so that wasn´t really inconvenient, and no electricity gave us the... More 

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Adrian S, Manager at Santa Catalina Inn, responded to this review

Hi there... it was difficult to get you the diving tour... but yes....Diving in Coiba is incredible and i would recommend it to everyone. Snorkling too. Thanks for your review. We appreciate it, and give us the strength to improve ourselves take care Adrian and Janet More 

Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
36 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

The Santa Catalina Inn is a great little place to stay if you are traveling to Santa Catalina. Please keep in mind that the rooms are very basic, but the beds are comfortable and the rooms are clean. The AC works great (as long as the electricity is working in Santa Catalina --- which has the occasional power outages). The... More 

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Adrian S, Manager at Santa Catalina Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate all your comments. The dogs have been relocated to my house. Hope to see you again. regards Adrian More 

New York City, New York
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64 reviews 64 reviews
20 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

The Santa Catalina Inn is a great little place to stay if you are traveling to Santa Catalina. The rooms are very basic, but the beds are really comfortable and the rooms are clean and have balconies. It's a quick downhill walk to town. Santa Catalina is really off the beaten path--there are no ATMs and we had no internet... More 

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Adrian S, Manager at Santa Catalina Inn, responded to this review

Hi Lori...Thanks for your review...How is it in New York? here we are all the same... quiet and disconnected. Take care Adrian More 

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