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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“the owner”(47 reviews)
“his truck”(4 reviews)
“beautiful view”(9 reviews)
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What's included
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Restaurant
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Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Fitness centre
2 Star 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...
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Location and contact
Calle principal, Santa Catalina 00507, Panama
14 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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All reviewsthe ownerhis truckbeautiful viewexcellent hospitalitysteep drivewaythe reefshilly propertyhost luisexcellent breakfastchecking inpanama cityrooms are spacious and cleansmall poolhot waterscuba divingcloser to the beachspaghetti
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

We stayed 2 nights with Luis and his staff. They are very welcoming and friendly. It is a great B&B with large rooms and bathroom. The room has A/C, is clean and a hammock in front of it. It is only a short stroll from...More

Thank Esther-in-Malaysia
Response from SantaCatalinaSurfer, Owner at Hotel Sol y MarResponded 4 June 2018

Dear guest thank you for giving us yet another excellent review!! Always makes me happy to know the guests enjoyed their stay at Sol y Mar and makes it easier to continue working hard everyday We are a family business and therefore treat our guests...More

Reviewed 12 May 2018

We stayed here while snorkeling the reefs of Coiba. The hotel sits on top of a hill overlooking Santa Catalina and has great views from the porches of the rooms. The rooms were well appointed and modern and have hammocks on the porches. The only...More

Thank whishigi
Response from SantaCatalinaSurfer, Owner at Hotel Sol y MarResponded 13 May 2018

Dear guest Thank you very much for taking your time to write such a kind review of our Hotel. You being on a Tour it is very important to have such good feedback as many times tour guests have high expectations so knowing we are...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

Beware the hill (that offers the best view in Santa Catalina) Our taxi dropped us off at the bottom of 'the hill' and before we could start lugging our gear up the hill a member of staff fired up the 4 x 4 truck and...More

Thank Fayezzz
Response from SantaCatalinaSurfer, Propietario at Hotel Sol y MarResponded 19 April 2018

Dear guest Thank you for taking your time to give us a good review,we are always happy to know our efforts are noticed!! Also appreciate that you notice that we put a lot of effort to keep and improve the beauty of the surroundings by...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018

I liked the hotel grounds from the first: green heaven on a hilly property. Manicured lawn, fruit and decorative trees all around, birds, buterflies... Our room in a bungalow was spacious, with nice decor, comfortable beds, couch, fridge, hot water in bathroom, not to mention...More

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Response from SantaCatalinaSurfer, Propietario at Hotel Sol y MarResponded 19 April 2018

Hi Thank you very much for your kind words. We are always pleased to get nice reviews.yours is good also for guests that are looking into staying at Sol y Mar as you make a description of what you found in the rooms and grounds....More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

We loved our stay in Santa Catalina. I love this hotel and would deffinetly recommend to those visiting the area but don't want to stay in the near by hostel. The view and pool are so beautiful. Our room was lovely and food was Great!...More

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Response from SantaCatalinaSurfer, Propietario at Hotel Sol y MarResponded 19 April 2018

Dear guest So happy that you enjoyed everything in our Hotel and even the steps you had to climb didn´t stop you from having a great time!! Me and my staff will continue to make our best efforts to make you feel comfortable and welcome...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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US$75 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$75 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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AndreaNicole01
18 June 2018|
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Response from izi f | Reviewed this property |
Just a nice walk (1o min) in a shaddow - you pass some shops, restaurants and bus station.... The beach is huge!
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Mimi P
8 March 2018|
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Response from SantaCatalinaSurfer | Property representative |
Hello Yes,we accept Visa and Master Card...also Paypal
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Room Tips
"The rooms neat the top of the hill have the best views."
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"all rooms are nice"
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"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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