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Hotel Santa Catalina Panama

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Best location, great panoramic pool, Surfing, Diving, Yoga, Fishing, hiking, great food, anything you want to do in a tropical paradise. They have a crew of really nice people, I really enjoyed Santa Catalina, Thanks!!!!

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Fraserville, Canada
Reviewed 9 March 2016

My wife and I stayed here four nights at the end of February. A very good location. The staff were friendly and helpful, the rooms were comfortable and clean and the atmosphere was relaxed and laid back. The restaurant served us a couple of very good meals and breakfasts and the restaurant/pool area is a nice setup; open and breezy...

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Santa Monica
Reviewed 2 March 2016

My wife and I spent 3 nights (February 3-6) at the Hotel Santa Catalina. Santa Catalina is a very small town--just what we had been looking for--and the hotel offered us everything we could have wanted. It has an excellent restaurant and nice pool both of which overlook a famous surf break. Although not a swimming beach, the view of...

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 28 February 2016

This hotel was great. It is a beautiful location with a pool and deck overlooking the ocean and a rocky beach. The waves out front consistently had surfers out. The rooms were clean, cutely decorated, and had comfortable beds. The location was perfect for us as well - about a 15min walk onto the main strip of Santa Catalina, and...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Great little hotel in a great little "surfing" village! Located near the "downtown" area. Rest and bars very nearby. The hotel has a little bit the set up of an american motel .Very cosy with super management. Very kind and extremely helpful. Ocean front location but not with a beach ..Its a rocky shoreline. Nice restaurant with a very beautiful...

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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 4 February 2016

With the new ocean front restaurant / bar / pool over looking the main surf break this hotel has gone to another level. Along with very comfortable rooms and great service the hotel does offer great value for those looking for more than a hostel or B&B.

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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Beautiful ocean front location and view of the waves. Beaches and grounds well maintained with friendly staff. There is a new Infinity pool and restaurant and we were fortunate to be there during the grand opening - with a great fireworks display!

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 1 February 2016

We were visiting from Cincinnati, Oh. Although I am from Panamanian, I had never been in Santa Catalina before. Took my family and we were a total of 8 individuals. Rooms are beautiful, very subtle but cozy, roomy, bathrooms were cleaned and spacious. One of our favorite things were the hamacas outside. Excellent to relax. The hotel is located close...

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Casco Viejo, Panama
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Great place to stay in Santa Catalina...rooms are clean and the grounds are maintained and well kept. Staff was very helpful. On our next business trip to Santa Catalina, we will surely return for another stay!

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Turin, Italy
Reviewed 31 January 2016

we were two couples and even if , unfortunately, the hotel was full hand we have to stay all together in a 4 people room, we felt good: room clean and quite, charming ocean wiew from swiming pool just to better the food at restaurant:

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Santa Catalina is an 11 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 comfortable rooms with memory foam 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. Our on-site yoga studio is also available for yoga classes. We offer free use of our Kayaks, Surfboards, Skateboards and Bicycles through our on-site surf shop (Santa Catalina Surf Shop). Massage services are also available upon request. Previously known as Kenny's Surf Camp (since 1981), in 2010 the hotel was completely re-designed and re-built, using all natural sustainable materials including stone, rock, clay tile, and local tropical hardwoods. With a blend of Spanish-Colonial and tropical architectural style, Hotel Santa Catalina Panama offers a unique look and feel with professional bilingual service staff and ideal location. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Santa Catalina Panama

Address: | Route to Playa Estero. Playa Santa Catalina, Santa Catalina, Panama
Region: Panama > Veraguas Province > Santa Catalina
Price Range: $106 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Santa Catalina Panama 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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Lexington, Kentucky
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“I would pick a suite!”
 of 5 bubbles 421amyk, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for suite away from the parking area, closer to the lounge and sea.”
 of 5 bubbles akerstreamj, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“quieter rooms will be the suites.”
 of 5 bubbles bluebird200868, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a kitchenette if you plan to stay longer”
 of 5 bubbles usherMocha, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The concierge will give you the perfect stay & room (they offer different sizes to fit your needs) and help you with all adventures.”
 of 5 bubbles 395erikp, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
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