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El Machico Hostel

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
***We are leaders in Panama City for tours to San Blas Islands*** You can book with us 2 Days/1 Night from $ 110 ($20 extra night) and much more. El Machico Hostel is a young and dynamic Hostel, situated in a big house in Marbella zone, among the more exclusive zones of Panama City, located near the pharmacy, restaurants, supermarkets, ATMs and shopping centers. El Machico Hostel boasts an ample swimming pool with open air cinema by night, pool table, and a small bar. Besides the dormitory, we also have available a marvelous private room with a private bathroom, all rooms with Air Conditioning. All beds are equipped with power outlets. El Machico Hostel offers free breakfast to all customers. Our well informed staff is always at your complete disposition for any information about the city and various excursions. *The Cleanliness Of The Guest Rooms And Other Areas Of The Hostel Is Extremely Important To Us. We Guarantee To Provide A Very Clean And Sanitary Environment.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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We discovered this hostel in the city center by booking our tour to the San Blas Islands with the company San Blas Dreams, we stayed here 2 nights, private room with private bathroom, air conditioning and breakfast included. Super clean hostel with a great staff, we loved the
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Response from SanBlasDreams, Director General at El Machico Hostel
Responded 3 days ago
Hi Philipperous, WOOOOW!!! Thank you for your lovely comments about the team members.:) I am also really happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and you found our location convenient. We really look forward to welcome you back to our Hostel. Best regards, El Machico Staff
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Property's Favourite Review
I want to thank the whole El Machico Hostel family for making my stay in the hostel so special! By far the best hostel i have stayed in, felt like coming home every day. Staff is so helpful and caring, just wonderful people - thanks for everything Milagros, Arlex, Felipe &
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Response from ElMachicoHostelPTY, Director de Recepción at El Machico Hostel
Responded 3 Jan 2019
Hi Oliviaotten, WOOOOW!!! Thank you for your lovely comments about the team members.:) I am also really happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and you found our location convenient. We really look forward to welcome you back to our Hostel. Best regards, El Machico Staff
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El Machico is a great hostel that seems to have everything, they have a pool, a PS4, a TV, complementary breakfast and great social areas as well as hot showers. The staff are very friendly and the beds are comfy. The communal areas are nice to relax in also. It is a very laid
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Response from SanBlasDreams, Propietario at El Machico Hostel
Responded 24 Jan 2019
Hi WilliamThomas, WOW, WOW... thank you so much for the detailed review, after reading your comments i felt like i had experience your stay. Very detailed and to super helpful for the next reader to clearly see what you experience with us. This was a FANTASTIC review, thank you again for taking the time to put your thoughts and comments. Cheers, El Machico Staff ;-)
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My friend and I stayed here one night before San Blas and one night after. We actually booked the tour through the hostel as well. The hostel was clean and quiet. We speak one day chilling by the pool with a few beers. Recommend to anyone taking the tour to San Blas or
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Response from SanBlasDreams, Gerente at El Machico Hostel
Responded 24 Jan 2019
HI Rhiannon2, Thank you for taking the time to write your wonderful review and also for choosing to stay with us at El Machico Hostel recently. Thank you also for your wonderful feedback on our hostel. I am delighted that El Machico made such a good impression. I hope to have the honour of welcoming you back to El Machico Hostel again in the near future. Warmest Regards, El Machico Staff
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Wow! What an amazing hostel, great atmosphere, facilities, location & staff! Thanks to Roger, Felipe, Puma and the rest of the team at Machico, you really have made my holiday one of the best so far... cheers legends!! Would recommend anyone looking to have a good time in
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Response from SanBlasDreams, Director General at El Machico Hostel
Responded 24 Jan 2019
Hi Alfred F, Thank you so much for the excellent review and for sharing all your comments on Tripadvisor. I am thrilled to hear you had a fantastic time at the El Machico Hostel and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Thank you again, El Machico Staff
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Our private driver, Mario Sevillano, showing us the sights in Casco Viejo
Private bedroom with en suite (shower and toilet) and air con
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Our new private room
Hi, we can arrange transport to Gamboa , the excursion offered by the park at night is this: NIGHT SAFARI BOAT If you have ever asked yourself what goes on in the jungle when you sleep then this tour is for you. Ideal for lovers of nighttime adventure and mystery, this safari takes you in search of the plant and animal life on the Chagres River. Possible sightings include caiman, Fishing bats, capybara, and two-toed sloth. Duration: 1 hour Recommendations: comfortable clothing, repellent and flashlight Departure times: 7:00 p.m. (under reservation) Price: $25.00 + Tax p/p or Night Bus to Explore the Rainforest Thank you
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Hola Felipe, si tenemos disponibilidad para esta noche, un taxi desde el aeropuerto de Tocumen te debe cobrar $25
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Hola estimado Mauricio, Gracias por contactarnos, tenemos espacio aun en nuestra habitacion privada en la fecha que solicita. si desea reservar puede hacerlo en nuestra pagina web. el costo de la noche son 50$ Saludos Gabriel
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Hola Diana Del 1ero de Diciembre al 7 de Diciembre hay disponibilidad para 2 personas. Por favor reservar desde el sitio web del machico hostal. El costo por persona son 15$ el día, incluye desayuno, wifi, A/C, Cocina. La piscina no estará disponible hasta el 12 de Dic por reparación. Saludos Cordiales. Danny.
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Aqui no puedo enviar el correo, busca el nuestro website en internet. Gracias
"The room with outside access near the pool is quiet"
"make sure you get a dorm with the extra bathrooms"
"Nice droms"
"Make sure they have the A/C remote, the room as freezing as we went sleeping."
"The private bedroom is a great way to have time alone if you can afford it (with Air Con)"
US$13 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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