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Calle Hacia Playa el Estero, Santa Catalina, Panama
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are very comfortable some even come with a fridge and kitchen. Though there is no bathroom attached to the rooms but is around the back of the apartment complex! The town nearby is a 5 minute walk and the beach is 7 min walk and the surf beach is a 2 min walk. There some restaurants within walking... More

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Gruenwald, Germany
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Having read the reviews here on TA, we opted for Sherlley Cabins as our chillout spot in Santa Catalina. We left with mixed feelings but can overall recommend staying here for sure! Maybe we were just a little less lucky than previous guests. The reservation process was easy and Sherlley is impressively quick at answering emails - I love that!... More

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sherlley c, Owner at Sherlley Cabins, responded to this review

Dear Alex: In response to your first quire about the ant invasion into your room for this I cannot apologize for, due to the time of year you guys stayed , it was the first day of the raining season you were lucky enough to experience, Unfortunately when living in equatorial tropic zones whether it be in central America or... More

Dortmund, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We stayed in Sherlleys Cabins for 4 nights. First we wanted to stay a night shorter, but we liked the Cabins and Santa Catalina so much that we decided to stay a night longer. Sherlley is the nicest hostel lady we met on our journey in Panama. She brought us to town to do some groceries, let us wash with... More

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Calgary, Alberta
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103 reviews 103 reviews
73 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Sherley is a lovely woman who went out her way to provide an affordable option for me when I had trouble securing suitable accommodation. Her great little cabanas have great décor and coluring not usually encountered in these parts with loving attention to detail. The property is situation on the road in the upper part of Santa Catalina and so... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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112 reviews 112 reviews
13 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I booked my room in November for a reservation in January. I confirmed my reservation with her, but when I arrived, she had no recollection of my reservation. She was fully booked she said, but the people who she had given our room away to had not yet arrived. Even though we had booked before them and arrived before them,... More

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sherlley c, Owner at Sherlley Cabins, responded to this review

I am very sorry, Fabia. You are right in giving me a bad review, the lowest point in almost four years in being in this business, and over 30 reviews I have been excellent with 5 stars! I had a very, very bad week. I think everyone had had one of those. When I got all my reservations for the... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

The cabins has the perfect location, its right beetween the shop area and the beach. The cabins are modern, fresh and very clean. Beds are very comfortble. The owner, Sherlley is realy the best, she spends alot of her time at the cabins and if you have questions or any request she helps you out. We love this place!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Santa Catalina is a small town with 2 roads (!) and Sherlley Cabins is located in the perfect place, 5 min walk to the swimming beach, 2 min walk to the surfing point and 7 min walk to the main street in town. The rooms were clean and Sherlley is the best! She's does everything possible to ensure your stay... More

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Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

My husband and I stayed here in January 2012. We unknowingly arrived during the Martyrs' Day long weekend - there wasn't a room open in town! Luckily, we found Sherlley! She offered us a "furnished" tent, with sleeping bags, foam pad, pillows and sheets. It was PERFECT! At her place she has warm showers, and clean bathrooms. She let us... More

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Cusco, Peru
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We checked other places, then we found this place. Long story short, it is an amazing place. All new fresh rooms, private small but well equipped kitchen with fridge, AC in each room, in front of the rooms you have space to hang out. The wipe was very good when we stayed there. Located just in the middle between the... More

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Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

If you are going to Santa Catalina, Sherlley Cabins is for sure the place you should go. I stay in a brand new cabin, very nice and clean, and full equiped (kitchen, A/C, fridge, coffee maker etc). Apart from that, the location can`t be better: near the beach , near de market and almost over de surfing point. Even better... More

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Address: Calle Hacia Playa el Estero, Santa Catalina, Panama
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Location: Panama > Veraguas Province > Santa Catalina
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very clean, and comfortable cabins, also, safe, and spacious, with a/c, ceiling fan, hot shower, private bathroom and kitchen, free internet, connections to coiba trips, fishing, surfing, diving. Best spot for surfing at the "point" close to restaurants. ... more   less 
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