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Review of El Machico Hostel

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El Machico Hostel
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Reviewed 17 August 2014

How can we write a review for a place that were our home for two weeks.
Got the best staff, always smiling and helping, got a great new big kitchen, a really nice pool to cool you off in the hot panama days and a living room that make you feel like you and the other travelrs are pracitcaly family.
The place is clean and located in a good and safe area. just in the middle of all of the malls.

For all of you travelrs that look for a place where you would wait to come back at night, this is it!
Enjoy

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

I was at el machico three weeks ago for two nights, came back two weeks later again. A really nice place to stay, great people, lockers, clean, an ATM is around the corner and the pool is lovely.
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  • Stayed: August 2014
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

We spent 4 nights in this hostel just one week after their opening. The owner is a very friendly guy who helped us with everything we needed.
The rooms and the whole hostel are very clean and everything is as nice as it looks in the pictures.

We highly recommend El Machico for your stay in panama City.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

I was there for two nights. The hostel's beds, bathrooms, lounge areas were really clean. The staff was really helpful when showing me around. They even kept my luggage safe for an entire day after I had checked out but my bus was not leaving until midnight. Thanks to the staff for their friendliness and hospitality. You're the best.

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  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled solo
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Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

The host where simply great, the place is really nice. It had just oppened a few weeks before I arrived but it was already full. Mostly travelers with the same philosophy as the hostel!
The common area is so welcoming, must people stay there a lot and you get to meet a lot of them simply!
Corentin, UTP.

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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Sweet, sweet, sweeeeet Hostel. We planned on staying in Panama City for a couple if days and ended up staying for a week. Brand new hostel with great facilities. Kitchen is clean and the free breakfast is really good. Air conditioners in the dorms are awesome and during the day you can keep cool in the nice and clean pool. Damiano and his crew will do anything to help you, including carrying you up the stairs to your room if you accidentally drink too much rum by the pool and forget how to walk/talk...(I may know from experience). Brilliant hostel and would definitely go back.

  • Stayed: July 2014
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Reviewed 1 August 2014

Great service, really friendly staff and guests. I also loved the pool. It was sooooo refreshing in the heat of Panama. Good place to come.
Dormitories have AC during the nights so I could sleep well all nights. Breakfast is ok.

  • Stayed: July 2014
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Additional Information about El Machico Hostel

Address: Av. 5a B. Sur Casa 2, Panama City 000, Panama
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Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 108 Speciality Lodging in Panama City
Price Range: £11 - £40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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. All facilicities incluted : TvLcd, free WiFi in all the zones of the Villa, share computer , air conditioning, Playstation, Movie projections at the pool, Pool table and so much more.El Machico Hostel boasts an ample swimming pool where you can relax sipping a drink! Tours to San Blas from $ 105...The best Price!!! Boat Trips to Colombia from $ 375!!! ... more   less 
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