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Hotel Santa Catalina

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  • Excellent70%
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  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed August 21, 2016

Santa Catalina is a funky place and most of the accommodation reflects that. If you want the best place to stay at a reasonable rate ($80-$100), then this is the best you can find in town. Right on the ocean, in front of the best...More

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Response from hotelsantacatalina, Manager at Hotel Santa CatalinaResponded August 26, 2016

Thank you very much for visiting the hotel Randy. It was a true pleasure to meet a legendary pro-surfer like yourself and have the honor of sharing our waves with you! Glad you enjoyed our little slice of paradise, and hope you come back very...More

Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

We , a family of 4, stayed here in July. Sergio who I believe is the owner was extremely kind and helpen us around. In the end we only stayed 1 night but would have loved to stay longer! ( the room was not availabile...More

Thank Luca L
Response from hotelsantacatalina, Manager at Hotel Santa CatalinaResponded August 26, 2016

Thank you for your visit and for your kind review of our hotel. It gives us much pleasure that you have enjoyed our service. Please come back soon. Sincerely, Sergio

Reviewed August 3, 2016

Very nice property. We stayed in both junior suite and standard room. The only difference is the kitchenette in the junior suite, which we did not even use much. They are almost the same size. Restaurant is good ! but do not order cocktails from...More

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Response from hotelsantacatalina, Manager at Hotel Santa CatalinaResponded August 26, 2016

Thank you for your visit and we appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Please note that the restaurant and bar are operated independently from the hotel and we appologize for your experience with the cocktails - we promise to gift you a...More

Reviewed August 3, 2016

Spent 2 nights here, went out to Coiba for 2 nights, and came back here for another 2 nights in July 2016. You're a bit up the hill from the 'town', but right on the lava beach for surfing (advanced) and about a 10 minute...More

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Response from hotelsantacatalina, Manager at Hotel Santa CatalinaResponded August 26, 2016

Thank you for your visit and we appreciate your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Please note that the restaurant and bar are operated independently from the hotel, so we appologize for any inconveniences. For your next visit we can offer...More

Reviewed August 1, 2016

This hotel is SO much nicer than any of the other hotels nearby. The grounds are lovely, the rooms are large, there is a restaurant and bar onsite, and a beautiful double infinity pool overlooking the ocean. You can use paddleboards, surfboards, bikes, and other...More

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Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Beachfront
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
$78 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$78 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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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.
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SouthCarolinaTravel
March 12, 2017|
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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
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forsher85
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.
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"Skip the suites and go for a regular room"
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"Canal suite...double with little kitchen for tea and coffee. no tv... I loved this the most... the other tow..."
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"standar room"
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"Better light and some hangers for the clothes!"
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