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Hotel Santa Catalina Panama

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Hotel Santa Catalina was the perfect chill beach stay. There are hammocks in front of each room and A/C with a ceiling fan. Very comfortable! The rooms are crammed with furniture, but comfortable beds and there are hostel style lockers in the room (we had four lockers, but a key for only one). The shower has low pressure, but does...

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Reviewed 26 January 2016

I really loved this is place! We were staying with our 3 year old daughter and the place is very quit, has a lovely pool and the ocean view is spectaculair! I only regret that we couldn't stay longer!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 25 January 2016

I would characterize this a "boutique" property, clean, well maintained and updated. The crown jewel of the property is the open air eating and bar area that looks out to the primary surfing breaks and their new pool. The bar and restaurant is clean, well maintained and the food is good. However when compared to other Santa Catalina eateries it...

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Idaho
Reviewed 17 January 2016

This hotel is very reasonably priced for it's amenities. We stayed here 3 nights. All the staff was super friendly. The restaurant was delicious. Nice small infinity pool overlook the ocean. Best shower we had in all of Panama. Water pressure and warm water!! Bed was comfortable and tons of storage. We had a fishing day and a dive day...

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Hermosa Beach, California
Reviewed 11 January 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at Hotel Santa Catalina! This was my first visit to the area and it was a welcomed getaway from Panama City. The rooms are clean and comfortable, and have extra features that are nice when traveling light (like a hairdryer!). There is a/c in each room which keeps it nice and cool, and a hammock...

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Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed two nights recently at Hotel Santa Catalina. Our purpose was to visit the area for the first time and dive the clear blue waters of Coiba island (which was spectacular). The hotel property is immaculate with the pool and restaurant/bar overlooking a gorgeous view. The accommodations are top notch, clean and well maintained. And the...

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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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • 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: RM361 - RM802 (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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