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Hotel Santana

3.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Calle C | Santa Ana, Panama City 4424, Panama
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Ranked #44 of 71 Panama City B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013
AVITAL A Panama City, Panama
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cuenca, Ecuador
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

All the other hostels were full so one of these hostels made a phonecall to santana... well we got there by night and its really a bad neighbourhood. After 15 hour trip we wanted to go for diner...after 10 minutes walk we went back to the hostal cause its dangerous by night. On the phone they said there are rooms... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

well we got to the hotel Santana as we arrive to panama city, we arrived at late evening time when it was already dark. know this : this hotel is in really bad area, i mean really bad ! it is not safe to wallk around there by yourself specially not at night time. beside that the rooms are nice... More

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Panama City, Panama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

we stayed at hotel santana a week. we want to tell you of a graet hotel with a good service 24/7, a.c in each room, the only place in central america that we had hot water all day and taesty food! the hotel located in the old city, just 4 min drive from town centre. fits to all type of... More

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

it's close o casco viejo, but located in a pretty scary neighborhood. the rooms aren't clean,i saw some small roaches... the place smells of mould /feet and service is not great. the wifi and AC don't make it to the 2nd floor, and the AC in the room takes forever..

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

This hotel is fantastic. I don't know what you are all complaining about. The area used to be unsafe, but it is great now. The barb wires do in fact keep you safe. I was there for 3 days and nights, and did not complain once. Sure, it is not a 5 star hotel, but the staff were so friendly,... More

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

So, let me try this one more time. I booked this hotel (which should actually be called a hostel) because of the good reviews. I was staying at boutique hotel when I first arrived in Panama City in Marbella, which I really enjoyed (with good reviews on Trip Advisor). I figured why not trust the reviews again and book something... More

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

I have stayed at Santana on three separate occasions en route to Bocas del Toro, or returning. As others have noted, if you are looking for something cheap, basic and clean in an interesting area, Santana is just fine. The staff are friendly and helpful, and there are always lots of young people coming and going, which gives the place... More

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Panama City
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

Please note, that the hotel area is not tourist at all! Your neighbors will be the most pour people in Panama City, the taxi drivers will tell you, that this is a mafia area. Although the people are friendly and nothing bad happend to us there. So it is up to you to choose your area :)

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Syracuse, New York, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

Hotel Santana is located Casco Viejo, an old neighborhood that is interesting and colorful during the day, but not secure at night. We spent one night in this hotel upon arriving in Panama City before we travelled onto David. The hotel staff were very friendly, and serve food at all hours at the mini restaurant/bar. This is not a super... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

I was in Panama with 2 buddies of mine. We stayed here for 1 night after arriving on a Spirit Airlines flight at a crazy hour from the US, and just wanted a cheap place to stay that was clean and in a decent location before moving on to a more expensive and luxurious hotel the next day. Let me... More

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Address: Calle C | Santa Ana, Panama City 4424, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Santana 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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