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Hotel Sol y Mar

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Sydney, Canada
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The views at this location are worth the modest price of admission. Luis is there for you offering his knowledge of the area and his flexibility to ensure your stay is the best it can be at his property. If you are looking for a place to stay in Santa Catalina this is the place to be for sure. It...

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1Thank Allan M
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Wonderful views, nice pool with comfy sun beds, very clean rooms. Luis is a fantastic host, with a wealth of local information, and is extremely kind. Supper was freshly prepared and delicious. Many steps but worth the climb, table tennis and

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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Doubtlessly, Sol y Mar is one of the best hotels in Santa Catalina. If you are looking for the room with high standard, located in amazing place, surrounded by green garden, flowers and hammocks, with sea view: this will be your best choice. We felt safe and totally cared during all our stay. What I like the most- the restaurant...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2016

The owners of the hotel were exceptionally helpful and friendly. They offered us a good deal and there was no quibbling about the bill at the end. The price was very good, as it included an excellent breakfast, use of the spotlessly clean pool, table tennis, pool table, room cleaned daily, etc. Beautiful location. We were in Santa Catalina when...

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Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Nice rooms, beautiful view.Generous and tasty breakfast and very good dinner selection and preparation. Senior Luis and his staff are very responsive. We enjoyed the mix of guests and just hanging out. Good for singles, couples and groups.

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1Thank Alexandra P
Levittown, New York
Reviewed 28 December 2015

This really is a perfect slice of Life. The rooms were spotless, comfortable and a sight for sore eyes. Their pool area and restaurant overlooks the water and you have spectacular views of the area and sunset. We spent hours in the pool and every evening having dinner with the other guests. Sol Y Mar Owner and staff very personable...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Sol y Mar is definitely the best hotel in Santa Catalina. Perched above the town it gives wonderful views in all directions. The rooms are clean and spacious. Each has a deck with hanging chairs or hammocks. The pool and bar area is a great place to relax, or view the beautiful surroundings. Luis, the owner, is friendly and attentive....

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1Thank TimEdwards_esq
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

This place is definitely the most beautiful place to stay on Santa Catalina! Big, clean rooms with hammocks, the most beautiful flowers all around the place, an amazing pool area with sea view, a super delicious breakfast with omelette and fresh fruit and the best owner ever: He is very attentive and even organized a direct shuttle service for us...

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1Thank Tortugafeliz83
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Waking up with a stunning view, friendly smile from the owner and a breakfast made with love. This place is the best choice in town to enjoy your time in Santa Catalina. Nice diner option as well. Would recommend to everyone. ................

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1Thank Veroniek1111
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We went to Santa Catalina seeking sun after a very wet holiday in Boquete/Panama and so that my partner could surf (it is regarded as a surfers paradise). Totally by chance we fell into Sol y Mar and what a wonderful surprise. The bangallows are located in several levels of a very (VERY) steep mountain, crowned by the owner's house,...

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SantaCatalinaSurfer, Propietario at Hotel Sol y Mar, responded to this review

dear guest thank you for taking your time to review our hotel.We are pleased to know that you had a good time here and appreciate my efforts to provide comfort and service in such a remote location. Hope to see you here again sometime

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located along the main street in Santa Catalina,600 meters from Santa Catalina beach,on a hill overlooking the ocean,Sol y Mar offers 9 spacious rooms, all with air conditioned, private bath with hot shower, satellite TV, mini-fridge,safe-deposit box,terrace, internet (in restaurant area). Six of the rooms have two double beds and a sofa-bed, so they can accommodate up to 5 people Some of the rooms has an additional bunk bed,so can sleep 7.There are three new rooms each with a King bed. We also have a restaurant with pool table,ping-pong and a swimming pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Sol y Mar

Address: Calle principal, Santa Catalina 00507, Panama
Region: Panama > Veraguas Province > Santa Catalina
Price Range: $103 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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Sol y Mar Hotel Santa Catalina
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“Request a room on the lower tier of this hotel if you don't care to walk up stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles PanaTravelRoo, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“For couples the King room in the villa has a wonderful view.”
  • From the deck in front of our room
 of 5 bubbles dpassena, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 5 & 6 for veranda views, and also hammocks on veranda!”
 of 5 bubbles 579MartinW579, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“ask for Room 7....laying in bed looking through french doors out to the water is worth it so very much worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles allanmQ7052EM, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Great access to the Surf and Dive Sites. Very safe, clean and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles marcg523, 27 Dec 2015 | Read review
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