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Hotel Santa Catalina Panama

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Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

I had an amazing stay at Hotel Santa Catalina. This was my first time visiting this area but its easy to see, that this is a first rate, professionally run establishment with your comfort as their number one priority. The rooms were clean and very well equipped to handle even the longest of stays. I found the bar/lounge and pool...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 6 January 2016

I have traveled extensively to many countries throughout the world and stayed in hotels ranging from 3 to 5 stars. My wife and 26 year old son and I stayed at the Santa Catalina Hotel in Santa Catalina, Panama this December. Its friendly helpful staff, the cleanliness of its rooms, reasonable prices and excellent restaurant as well as its refreshing...

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Reviewed 5 January 2016

Hotel Santa Catalina is very nice. Rooms are comfortable and clean. The staff is always willing to help and make your stay AAA. The new pool and restaurant are great. They should included breakfast with room fee.

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Washington
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Beautiful grounds, staff is super polite, internet at pool/restaurant, boards(paddle/body/surf) for free use, close to town, walking distance to surfing beach, walking distance to other restaurants, Coiba is accessible from this town

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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Went to Santa Catalina to visit Coiba (which is amazing) This hotel is very nice, great staff, clean rooms, located on the ocean front and very close to the el estero beach, the longest stretch of beach in Santa Catalina. Breakfast not included. Air conditonig worked well, wifi free in common areas. I think it is one of the nicest...

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yorba linda, Ca
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

We went here last March on a surf trip. The hotel is nice. We stayed before the pool and out door restaurant was completed, so it is probably better now. Everything in the area is really cheap. The beer is $1!!!! It is off the beaten path and takes around 5 hours to access from Panama City. We went to...

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Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Rooms were clean and new. I think just about everything at the hotel was new. The pool also was beautiful and the bar/restaurant made it a very easy experience for our little family vacation. The guy in reception was really nice, they put a crib/playpen in our room for our baby. Oh yeah and there's an onsite surf shop with...

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Suffern, New York
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Hotel Santa Catalina certainly stands out as a beautiful, well maintained, friendly place to stay in Sanata Catalina. The staff is professional, courteous and pleasant. Shenida, I and my sun-burnt face thank you for the slice of aloe vera plant (quickly produced while taking care of a million other things during the re-dedication of the new restaurant). The restaurant offers...

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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 24 December 2015

From the moment of first contact by email, Shenida was quick (how does she do this because she was ALWAYS available while we were there too??), courteous, and generous with over the top service. Santa Catalina Hotel is well located (among the various beaches and close enough to town), clean, awesome food, and comfortable in every way (and I am...

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Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

When I first arrived to Hotel Santa Catalina I was in complete awe. The view from the restaurant is amazing. My trip was based around surf and Hotel Santa Catalina provided everything I needed, if not more then expected! Great value for your money with included complimentary bikes, kayaks and beginner surf boards for use. Location is perfect with La...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room 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: $105 - $174 (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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“Note: Not all rooms come with coffee makers.”
 of 5 bubbles natert2017, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I would pick a suite!”
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“Ask for suite away from the parking area, closer to the lounge and sea.”
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“quieter rooms will be the suites.”
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“Ask for a room with a kitchenette if you plan to stay longer”
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