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    Hotel Sol y Mar

    Calle principal, Santa Catalina 00507, Panama
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          Reviewed 30 March 2015

          After seeing the pictures and reviews on TripAdvisor for sol y mar we were excited for our visit. However, disappointed to find poorly maintained decks, grounds and rooms. Broken tiles throughout to include pool. Extremly steep hills (driveway) and poor outdoor lighting made it challenging...More

          Thank Jean B
          Response from SantaCatalinaSurfer, Owner at Hotel Sol y MarResponded 3 July 2015

          Dear guest Thank you for taking your time to express your disappointment at your stay with us.It is always sad when we get bad reviews like yours,even when working in the service industry for a long time we already know you can not meet everyones...More

          Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

          This was a lovely, peaceful get away for my solo travels. The staff was polite, professional, and easy to communicate with...in many different languages. This town is small and quiet, so not ideal if you're looking for a party scene. However, if you're looking for...More

          Thank Maya B
          Response from SantaCatalinaSurfer, Owner at Hotel Sol y MarResponded 3 July 2015

          Thank you so much for your kind words about sol y mar and your whole experience! By describing your stay as bliss you give us satisfaction as well seeing we do our job well. Note to future guests or you when you return,about your comment...More

          Reviewed 18 March 2015

          In the 20 years that Luis has been in Santa Catalina, he has done an incredible job of building his hotel (little houses/rooms) spread out on the hilly property. The rooms ($88.00) are big,airy and cool (A/C). Bathrooms are large too and very clean. On...More

          Thank Yves S
          Response from SantaCatalinaSurfer, Owner at Hotel Sol y MarResponded 3 July 2015

          Dear guest thank you so much for your kind comments about your experience staying with us. We will keep doing our best so that everyone is pleased with our service and accommodations Hope to have you visit again some time

          Reviewed 22 February 2015

          As I drove into the little beach town of Santa Catalina, I saw the attractive roadside sign for Sol y Mar and decided to check it out. Wow, was I lucky!!! Sol y Mar has been carefully developed over many years by its most hospital...More

          Thank Bill T
          Response from SantaCatalinaSurfer, Owner at Hotel Sol y MarResponded 3 July 2015

          Thank you very much for giving such good comments to my place,it makes me want to continue to work hard so more people come stay with us and have the same pleasant memories of rest and nature in comfort and friendly service

          Reviewed 2 February 2015

          A bit outside the rest of Santa Catalina, a very laid back "backpacker destination" lies Sol Y Mar on a quite steep hill so you can enjoy a daily little workout to reach your room and the restaurant on top of the hill. Very nice...More

          Thank themangoeater
          Response from SantaCatalinaSurfer, Owner at Hotel Sol y MarResponded 3 July 2015

          Dear guest want to thank you for your kind comments about your stay with us and the food and service you received,its always good to know our guests enjoy their stay,and that will encourage readers to do the same.

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          • Free Parking
          • Pool
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          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
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          • Breakfast included
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
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          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
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          • Pool
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          • US$ 80 - US$ 115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 9
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          • Veraguas Province >
          • Santa Catalina
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          Room Tips
          "Request a room on the lower tier of this hotel if you don't care to walk up stairs."
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          "For couples the King room in the villa has a wonderful view."
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          "Rooms 5 & 6 for veranda views, and also hammocks on veranda!"
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          "ask for Room 7....laying in bed looking through french doors out to the water is worth it so very much worth..."
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