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San Carlos Beach Inn

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San Carlos Beach Inn is located on the park in San Carlos just up from the beach and river. A small Inn in a quiet traditional fishing "pueblo" Open market, stores, 24hr hospital, church, bakery and restaurants all in short walking distance Golf and good surfing within 5 minutes. El Valle with waterfalls, Zoo, gardens and hot springs 45 min. Coronado 10 min. Good local public transportation to all We are located 1 1/2 hr. from Panama city. San Carlos bus ($3) from city stops at park. Clean, secure well priced apts with complete kitchens and hotel rooms all with AC, some with refridge and cable TV. Wifi on site. Day, week or month rentals. Surfboards, Boogie boards, fishing poles and bicycles for guests to use. 3rd story ocean and mountain view mirador with BBQ area. Owner from San Diego Calif been in area 12 years, always happy to share info.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free parking
Airport transportation
Breakfast Available
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Carlos Mendoza 10406, San Carlos 1017 Panama
Getting there
Contadora Airport48 km
Panama Pacifico Intl Airport63 km
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The inn is for sale and it shows as little effort is being put in to maintain it. We stayed here for 7 days and the location was good for what we wanted to do. San Carlos is a nice little town and this is still an ok place to stay in a place where there aren’t a lot of
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Response from captpaulscott, Guest Relations Manager at San Carlos Beach Inn
Responded 5 Feb 2019
Hola Thanks for your message and opinion. To be clear we offer daily cleaning and Alejandro understood that you would let him know when wanted and you agreed to let him know We have many kitchen items and all a customer needs We are a small Inn and only request that if a guest needs something they just ask Its "ridiculous" to us that someone would not just ask for more toilet paper rather than go buy some Your opinion on the condition of our Inn is incorrect. We offer the most economic complete apts.in the beach area on the reservation website you used. We are listed #1 on Trip Advisor because we provide a very economic, secure and clean environment right on the park in a quiet small walking town just up from the beach and river. The drain you mentioned is a slower acting drain designed to prevent clogging. Thanks for your understanding and safe travels. San Carlos Beach Inn
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I actually had found the Inn online for sale and thought I'd check it out. I didn't ask for a tour but did find it very interesting. We liked our room on the main floor with street parking right beside it. It was quite small and very basic. The little patio was very cute
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Our family with 2 teenagers and doggie were very happy with this place. The room was surprisingly large with 2 doubles and a single and a kitchenette. Also really high ceilings with several fans in addition to excellent ac kept us all comfortable. Breakfast was a delicious
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Response from captpaulscott, Manager at San Carlos Beach Inn
Responded 29 Nov 2017
Its was nice seeing the family enjoy the beach area. The best part of having our Inn is having guests like your family Hasta la vista Paul y Rosa
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We stayed for a week here. Love the place in this small village. Rosa was very helpful. On day one our A/C broke, within an hour she had the repair guys and it was fixed. The rooftop is probably the best feature. Open air, wet bar, hammock and a BBQ, loved our mornings up here.
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I highly recommend this place. We stayed two nights and it was fantastic. Our room was on the first floor with an extra entrance and a terrace, so we had a lot of privacy. The street in front of the room was quiet. The room was well designed, clean, air conditioned and big
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Response from captpaulscott, Owner at San Carlos Beach Inn
Responded 9 Jun 2017
Many thanks for staying with us and your compliments for our small Inn. Serving great guests like yourselves is our true reward. Best to you always Paul and Rosa
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Hi Gary Thanks for checking in. I'm currently in Italy running a boat for a family here... Rosa my Novia is there if you want to stop and visit. Are you in Panama for awhile? If so have a great adventure ! Best to you Paul
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What is the monthly rent.
We have 3 units we rent by the month Studio $450 (2) !b/!ba $750 All totaly equipped and include cable TV internet and all utilities Google our name Thanks
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Hi Robert Great idea...I've been in the area for 10 years and believe its one of the best traditional coastal pueblos. Everthing is here Hospital, markets.church etc. Its a fishermans pueblo The first real marina on the coast is being built outfront by the fishermans beach Great waves here if you surf Theres good slow growth in the area 24hr supermarkets etc 10 min away in Coronado Take care and thanks for your interest Paul Owner Americo is my manager
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Hola Entrar a la 3pm. Salida a La 12pm. Quando no hay reservas es puede salida mas tarde 12pm para 4 pm por $10 mas Gracias
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"Ask for a room upstairs overlooking the square....has a balcony"
"AC definitely needed!"
"I only stayed on the second floor but I would say all rooms were good I spoke to a few guess and they stayed down stairs and had no complaints that I new of. They all seemed very pleased with their stay."
"Our room was the best, the one with a deck and a view!"
"I would select a room on the upper level. I do not remember seeing an AC, but it did have ceiling fan"
US$33 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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