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Estero Beach Road | Surf Point Hotel and Hostal, Santa Catalina, Panama
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Don't go to this hotel!! I went with my husband and we had a horrible time. The prices change according of how you look and they say something and then when you turn around is something else. When we seated to have some food they got all the order wrong and we told them and they said that we were... More 

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Thank Carolina C
Chur, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

The location is great and the room with ac, TV, WiFi and bathroom looks good on first sight. But the room was not clean. Must have been a while since the bathroom was cleaned properly. The water pressure was rather low or non- existent. All in all not a problem for us - but for the proud price of 50$... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We stayed at Mama Ines for three nights. We got a pretty good offer, as we were there in low season (and there was only one other room occupied). The room was nice and spacious, however, not very clean. Unfortunately, the matresses were very uncomfortable (mine even had a hole as big as a fist) and the room was smelly... More 

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Thank syd_w
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

We were there just for a dinner - and it was the right decision. Wide range of choice, splendid view (really wow) and very soothing atmosphere.

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Thank Yulia K
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Good little dorm, clean, AC and private shower/toilet. Location is a big plus, with beautiful view and nice surf spot. Althought a bit far from town (20 min walk). Eating at the restaurant makes place more costly, but food was overall good - except the tacos. Internet is not very good, but whole of Santa Cathaline deals with this problem.... More 

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Thank Sjaak L
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We were staying at Mama Ines for 5 nights and we very much enjoyed our time there. Mama Ines is directly located at the most beautiful beach in Santa Catalina. The family which runs the plays is really lovely and helpful and the rooms are very comfortable.

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Thank Sarah S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

A bit slobby. Slow service. Owner waits for staff to run his place. Overcharged breakfast, decent quality. Splendid view on the beach. Charging 3 US for crappy wifi is theft!

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Thank Jannim1966
Moab, Utah
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

We ate dinner there once. Each meal came out 20 minutes apart over an hour and a half and only the 2nd one was warm. Fish tacos were gross, a plate of fries-way too small for price. We really didn't want to return there but we were waiting for our room at AguaVerde and decided to try again. We ordered... More 

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Thank KingCones
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

so this is the only restaurant on the beach and have really cheap board rental, so I was there every day for almost a week, rented boards and one day I even brought some people to have a lesson so we got 5 boards, I was eating there and had beer and smoothies every day, even then the owner was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Had our tour group New Year's eve dinner here. Food was plentiful with a good variety & there was a DJ with music which we could attend as the entrance was included in the fee paid for dinner. Not too certain how the place looks like on normal nights but it looked good for New Year's Eve & we had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fusion
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estero Beach Road | Surf Point Hotel and Hostal, Santa Catalina, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Veraguas Province  >  Santa Catalina

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?