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Hotel Sol y Mar

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Boquete, Panama
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12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our 3 nights at Sol Y Mar. Located in the little beachside town of Santa Catalina, a 2-3 hours from the nearest large town, Sol Y Mar provided comforts and service not usually experienced this far from the major cities of Panama. Luis has created a beautiful hotel that blends with the tranquility of the environment and captures... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

I've stayed at this hotel a couple of times already; I am a tourguide and take groups on tours across the country. The rooms are very nice, the beds are sturdy and have lots of pillows! Breakfast includes fruit, grain and protein, coffee, juice.. Spectacular views from restaurant, pool, rooms and all around as it is located on a hill.... More 

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North East, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

We stayed four nights at Sol y Mar and loved it. The room was very comfortable with great views from the deck. Luis was and Andre were great and always helpful. Getting up the hill is a bit of a walk without a four wheel drive but the view is wonderful. Luis and Andre will help get your luggage up... More 

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Bruxelles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We have spent only one night at the hotel, but we would gladly extend our stay there. The owner, Luis, has arranged a boat tour for us. The room and the bathroom were clean and cosy, and air conditioned, which is not always the case in the area. The breakfast copious, the restaurant serves nice dishes with a twist towards... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Went with friends here based on recommendations from Trip Advisor. Well worth it, not for those who want the standard hotel, more for the adventurous.. diving or surfing. The owner and his staff were brilliant.. made us feel really welcome and served amazing food even under testing conditions of a power failure. A 3 hour thunderstorm with lighting and heavy... More 

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Boquete, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Service was very good by the owner before getting in. (if sometimes people dont reply immediately bear in mind that sometimes there are power outages or phone towers not working). I must say that we wer pleasently surprised. Many places look better on pictures than in reality. Here it was the opposite. I think the pics on the website were... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

One must ascend quite a few steps to get to the rooms and restaurant, but once you are there, the view is great! Rooms are quite large and well maintained. The restaurant offers really good food and beverages. Breakfast is tasty. Staff very friendly. If you want to go to the beach, they will drive you over - saving you... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

This hotel has an amazing view over the ocean and might be your best option in Santa Catalina if you want a hotel with a pool and a decent breakfast in the morning. The only thing is that Sol y Mar is built on a mountain. If you have a lot of luggage (like we did) it will be a... More 

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Sydney, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

The views at this location are worth the modest price of admission. Luis is there for you offering his knowledge of the area and his flexibility to ensure your stay is the best it can be at his property. If you are looking for a place to stay in Santa Catalina this is the place to be for sure. It... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Wonderful views, nice pool with comfy sun beds, very clean rooms. Luis is a fantastic host, with a wealth of local information, and is extremely kind. Supper was freshly prepared and delicious. Many steps but worth the climb, table tennis and

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Sol y Mar

Address: Calle principal, Santa Catalina 00507, Panama
Location: Panama > Veraguas Province > Santa Catalina
Price Range: $77 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Sol y Mar Hotel Santa Catalina
Hotel Sol y Mar Panama/Santa Catalina
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