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Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were planning a trip to Santa Catalina when our lodging fell through. We searched for last minute alternatives, and were recommended to Surfer's Paradise. Unfortunately, they don't have a website/we couldn't book online, so we had to call. We were warmly greeted and told there was availability, so we booked. For July and a room without AC, the quoted... More 

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Thank Rquinn09
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

In love with this place ♡ it was amazing. It's a place with too much peaceful to persons that are looking for privacy and amazing views. The food and the attention are great. I don't have anything bad to say

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Thank Ashly L
san francisco, ca
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

This review is for the surfboard rental; we did not stay here. Italo and Sandra were lovely to deal with, they had a decent selection of real (fiberglass and epoxy, not foam) boards, the advice on where/when to go was spot on, the staff were nice, and the view with a beer at the end of the day was great.... More 

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Thank surftraveler40
Fuengirola, Spain
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed three night in Surfers Paradise. Room was big and clean. There was nothing more in the room than beds, one table and a fan so pretty basic. Shower was a bit crappy but did it's job. The beauty of this place is the hangout terrace and the sunset view. The view to the sea was absolutely stunning and... More 

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Thank Sami R
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

The best place I have ever stayed at. The hostel it's located just I front of the reef break la punta, the house is on a small hill which make the view crazy beautiful, the dorms have a balcony and there is no door or Windows so your room is fully open and you fall asleep of the sound of... More 

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Thank Hanna M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

We spent 3 nights in this hostel. The view from the terrace is amazing. During the day you can watch the sufers and the best sunset in santa catalina. The rooms are basic which isnt a problem at all. You can reach playa estero within a five minute walk. Sandra and Iguanito and their son are lovely hosts. They helped... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Nice hostel with great views. The staff is really nice and the rooms are good. View of the surf break and a lot of hammocks to relax in. It is a bit of a walk to the main street so bring a light if you go at night.

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Thank PERotterdam
Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Surfer's paradise is a great simple hostel. The view is outstanding, the restaurant is great and the family is lovely. Rooms are basic but lovely. Don't expect luxury and it will exceed expectations. The kitchen is extremely basic without much crockery and cutlery although you are welcome to ask the staff to borrow some of their tools. I absolutely loved... More 

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Thank Courtenay C
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Well, I should have gotten into surfing when I stayed there. The place is a little remote from the village but hey, that’s where the surfer’s beach head is… You get a magnificent view of the sea and a breakfast after waking up with the sound of the waves in your ears. What more could you wish for? Better toilets... More 

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Thank theavailablename
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Surfer's paradise was a very relaxing place with an amazing view. The owner is very friendly and his wife is an amazing cook (try her omelet!!). Rooms are very basic, but okay. It's a small walk to the beach, which is a bit difficult with a surfboard. However it's worth the effort!

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
1) Private rooms of 1-4 people with private bathroom and AC or fan. 2) Dorm rooms of 1-6 people with private bathroom and a fan. All rooms have a great ocean view. 3) Community kitchen for guests' use. 4) Restaurant for breakfast and lunch. 5) Surfboards for rental (brand new and for all levels). 6) Bicycles for rental. 7) Surf lessons. 8) Wifi. 9) Organised tours for the nation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surfer's Paradise

Address: Calle Playa Estero, Santa Catalina, Panama
Location: Panama > Veraguas Province > Santa Catalina
Price Range: $15 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Surfer's Paradise Panama/Santa Catalina
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