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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Located along the main street in Santa Catalina,600 meters from Santa Catalina beach,on a hill overlooking the ocean,Sol y Mar offers 9 spacious rooms, all with air conditioned, private bath with hot shower, satellite TV, mini-fridge,safe-deposit box,terrace, internet (in restaurant area). Six of the rooms have two double beds and a sofa-bed, so they can accommodate up to 5 people Some of the rooms has an additional bunk bed,so can sleep 7.There are three new rooms each with a King bed. We also have a restaurant with pool table,ping-pong and a swimming pool.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Room features
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Calle principal, Santa Catalina 00507 Panama
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Chitre Airport61 mi
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Intimate little lunch/dinner spot with beautiful views of the pool and gardens, and long range to the sea. Great chef, we had shrimp pasta and fresh fish meals to die for, served by the chef. The owner is actively involved making sure his guests are well-provided for. I
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This hotel is just beautiful! The personal is very helpfuly and friendly as well, and they talk english! The food is top and de view from the eatingarea is amazing. In the rooms you have an nice bed,fridge and a shower with warm water! Wifi is also available. The pool is very
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After I have tried several hotels on my visits to Santa Catalina, I stayed last 2 times at Sol y Mar and that will definitely be my choice for the future. Clean, spacious rooms with great view for an affordable price. Owner and staff are very helpfull and food is excellent
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We stayed 2 nights with Luis and his staff. They are very welcoming and friendly. It is a great B&B with large rooms and bathroom. The room has A/C, is clean and a hammock in front of it. It is only a short stroll from the main street. Breakfast is fruits, coffee, juice, toast
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Response from SantaCatalinaSurfer, Owner at Hotel Sol y Mar
Responded Jun 4, 2018
Dear guest thank you for giving us yet another excellent review!! Always makes me happy to know the guests enjoyed their stay at Sol y Mar and makes it easier to continue working hard everyday We are a family business and therefore treat our guests as friends,glad you noticed that our strong point is providing good service to our guests Hope to receive your visit again in the future
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We stayed here while snorkeling the reefs of Coiba. The hotel sits on top of a hill overlooking Santa Catalina and has great views from the porches of the rooms. The rooms were well appointed and modern and have hammocks on the porches. The only concern I had was not being
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Response from SantaCatalinaSurfer, Owner at Hotel Sol y Mar
Responded May 13, 2018
Dear guest Thank you very much for taking your time to write such a kind review of our Hotel. You being on a Tour it is very important to have such good feedback as many times tour guests have high expectations so knowing we are up to the standard pleases us and shows our efforts are appreciated Sorry about the shower door,it was missing one of the little wheels,we already sorted the problem with that one and another that present the same problem, Glad you and your group enjoyed the rooms,food and cocktails as well!!! Hope to see you here again sometime
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new rooms with king bed
Front porch of units
View from the pool, hard to beat.
Funky (and sturdy!) bamboo hammocks and cute chairs.
Just a nice walk (1o min) in a shaddow - you pass some shops, restaurants and bus station.... The beach is huge!
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Hello Yes,we accept Visa and Master Card...also Paypal
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Hi The place is open...dont know why it says its closed
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"The rooms neat the top of the hill have the best views."
"all rooms are nice"
"Request a room on the lower tier of this hotel if you don't care to walk up stairs."
"For couples the King room in the villa has a wonderful view."
"Rooms 5 & 6 for veranda views, and also hammocks on veranda!"
$45 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
sol y mar hotel santa catalina
PanamaVeraguas ProvinceSanta Catalina
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