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El Sitio Playa Venao

3.0 of 5 Playa Venao | Playa Venao, Pedasi, Panama
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I forgot my Wallet in my room when we checked out! I was 4 hours away before I call back. The wallet was returned to me the next day. Richard and his staff were honest and nothing was missing. The stay was also great. Awesome waves, great food, nice new rooms and lots of hot water! I will come back... More 

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New Ipswich, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

If you are visiting this area, El Sitio is a must stay! At no point did we feel unsafe. It seems obvious to me, but when traveling, do not bring 6 figures in cash and jewelry - no matter where you go. My husband and I came here without reserving rooms anywhere because we wanted to check out the area... More 

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Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Please anyone considering this hotel STAY AWAY! Our friends and ourselves were robbed of over 6 figures in jewelry and money. The owners gave permission to service workers to go into our room while we were gone surfing and move all our things out of both rooms, and the safe. YES they opened safe and moved all the things into... More 

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Elsitiopv, General Manager at El Sitio Playa Venao, responded to this review

What ?!?!? what is this story ??? 6 figures ??? who travels to with 6 figures in cash ??? We are always attentive and accommodating, to EVERY type of character and guest, but this is going too far! No comment from our side to this review. I would like to thank the wonderful guest who left the next immediate response... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Beautiful rooms, good food, and good surf. We were staying in Playa Blanca, but decided to drive to Playa Venao for the surf. The first place we stopped was El Sitio and we ended up staying the night because it was such a beautiful place. The food was good too. Overall, it was the nicest place we visited in Panama.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I only have to say, for a remote beach, and a relax beach Hotel, this is a great Restaurant, service excelent, food outstanding...., the mood of the Place, incredible, dinning hearing the ocean... The food was the best part, every plate we order was AAA....stay wherever you like, but eat here !!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

El Sitio in Playa Venao was awesome. We did not have reservations and were being spontaneous with a group of 6. El Sitio was accommodating and friendly. The rooms were clean and beachfront. The food at the restaurant was great. The beaches were fairly empty and we enjoyed every minute of our time here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Apart from the excellent view from the beach front rooms, the service was outstanding. The rooms are totally comfortables, mattress, pillows, showers, everything was just great. Simple decoration, but matches perfectly well with the atmosphere. Besides, the service and personal attention received from ALL the staff including the ones at the restaurant was valuable. The food was also excellent. My... More 

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Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

If you are going to Playa Venao in Panamá, Pedasí, you must go to Hotel El Sitio! The name in spanish translates to "the site" or as I prefer to call it..."the spot".......once you are there you will know why! Great landscape, beach, surfing, nearby mountain waterfalls, exquisite cuisine, fun bar area, live music shows, beach hotel rooms, pool area,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The beach hostel right in a beautifull bay of the Pacific ocean is a beautifull resort with nice clean rooms with air vents, aircon and hot water showers.. They even include a fresh water pool.. The lovely and friendly staff will do anything to make you feel right at home and their included breakfast and unlimited free coffee (available all... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Fantastic spot on the Pacific Coast in Panama. Lovely beach, great pool, great beach bar. Reasonable priced food in the restaurant of good quality. Air-con put to good use as it was hot but worked very well. The hotel is on the beach front and the small village is so secluded it is like another world...

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Address: Playa Venao | Playa Venao, Pedasi, Panama
Location: Panama > Los Santos Province > Pedasi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — El Sitio Playa Venao 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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