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Hotel Santa Catalina

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Calle Hacia Playa Estero, Santa Catalina 0352 Panama See on map
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lovely place with an awesome view and pool. The restaurant is rather mediocre with average food and less than average unfriendly service. The hotel offers many amenities which I did not use except for the hammocks in front of every room. Wifi...More

Thank gozzi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So clean and beautiful! Friendly staff! This was a treat and it exceeded my expectations by far for that price! Don't miss their restaurant too! Perfect spot to observe the surf and surfers on the point. I can't wait to go back!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best choice for a hotel in Santa Catalina, noting most of the places in town were more like hostels. Rooms were economical and of a 3 star standard. The hotel was a 15min walk into the main part of town. If you...More

Thank Jesterinoz
Response from hotelsantacatalina, Director General at Hotel Santa CatalinaResponded 3 weeks ago

We are honored that you have chosen to visit us at the Hotel Santa Catalina, and we appreciate your qualification, we will take note of it. We are pleased that you have enjoyed our service, and it is our pleasure to assist such nice people...More

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

I really like this hotel because of its pool terrace and its view! You will enjoy a unique view (and access) to one of the best surf waves in the region! The rooms are very neat, comfortable and spacious... And A big plus for the...More

Thank pvollert
Response from hotelsantacatalina, Director General at Hotel Santa CatalinaResponded 3 weeks ago
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Estamos realmente honrados de haber tenido una critica super especial y muy bien detallada que nos pone con mucho mas...More

Reviewed July 28, 2018

Rooms are very comfortable, the staff was always helpful and warm, the restaurant offers a variety of foods, even gluten free. The ocean view is really impressive. Hotel Santa Catalina is amazing and relaxing, we did not go surfing and I can say we really...More

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Response from hotelsantacatalina, Director General at Hotel Santa CatalinaResponded 3 weeks ago
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Estamos realmente honrados de que haya disfrutado de su estancia con nosotros en el Hotel Santa Catalina, ¡y le agradecemos...More

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Hotel Santa Catalina is a 13 room boutique beachfront hotel located directly in front of the world class surf break in Santa Catalina, Veraguas Province of Panama. The hotels location is ideal for anyone coming to Santa Catalina to surf, dive, fish or just hang out at the beach or islands. Short walking distance from all the restaurants, bars, village center and other beaches. Coiba Island and Cebaco Island is within a short boat ride from the property for diving and snorkeling activities. Santa Catalina Island is just a 10 minute paddle on Kayak or Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP), which are both free to our guests. The hotel offers rooms with comfy high quality beds, 100% cotton bed linens, air conditioning, en-suite bathrooms with hot water, mini-refrigerator, cable TV, safe, and kitchenettes in the suite rooms. Our award winning ocean front "Pescao" seafood restaurant serves a hearty breakfast, lunch and dinner (not included in room rate), open every day of the week from 7 am to 10 pm.

Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free Internet
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair access
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Safe, Charming
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
$77 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
PanamaVeraguas ProvinceSanta Catalina
Traveler (309)
Pool & Beach (88)
Dining (43)
Room & Suite (38)
Family and Play Areas (10)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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Fiona F
January 20, 2018|
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Response from hotelsantacatalina | Property representative |
Hi, I am sorry for the delay in response. For future reference, there is a shuttle between Santa Catalina and Panama City, just ask our hotel manager for details.
March 12, 2017|
Response from hotelsantacatalina | Property representative |
Hotel Santa Catalina Panama provides the service of contacting and reserving snorkeling trips to Coiba for its' guests, however, the hotel itself is not a tour operator. The hotel only recommends the best tour operators who... More
April 20, 2015|
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Response from Jon H |
the closest airport is Tocumen International in Panama City. It is a 5 hour drive to Santa Catalina from the airport.
Room Tips
"The suites are very comfortable and I would highly recommend this option."
Jul 12, 2018
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"take the big room, you certainly will enjoy it."
Jul 1, 2018
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"There are Family rooms of different sizes to choose from"
Jun 27, 2018
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"Ask for a room closer to the pool or common area"
May 15, 2018
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