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Reviewed 28 November 2014 via mobile

Stayed for 10 days. Was welcomed in by Ivonne who introduced me to some great people who some of which are now lifelong friends. If looking for perfection, go to God. If looking for great place to chill and relax, this is the place. For 10 days, I had no stress with no expectations. Will return again and next time...

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Franklin, Tennessee
Reviewed 28 November 2014

I went to Panama to relax. My goal was acommplished thanks to Ivonne, owner of villa michelle. She made mefill like family and welcomed me in and introduced me to great people. I made some life long friends who I am still in contact with. Looking forward to returning, however, hopefully forever. If you are looking for perfection, then go...

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Reviewed 3 March 2014

The owner's attitude was very strange. We were charged for bringing our own six-pack of beers to the property without a previous notice and the owner was extremely unpleasant and strict. I'd definitely not stay at this place again.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 April 2013

The pictures of this hostel makes you think that you are outside of the city. The fact is that you are still in city behind steel doors in an area where you should not walk after dark. Getting to the hostel is a nightmare since most taxi drivers never come into this area. Upon arriving you enter into what is...

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 28 August 2012

Goods: - the green room at the bottom of the corridor is cool - the garden and rancho are nice to have, kitchen available to guests Bads: - far from the malecon and casco viejo (old town) - not easy to find, in a obscure small street - sometime noisy, the owner is in the garden most of the time,...

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Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 16 January 2012

We lived there with my husband for two weeks, and it was nice. At weekends there were huge parties, so it is not that silent place to be. Anyhow, I would go back.

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portland, or
Reviewed 24 December 2011

i spent four days at villa michelle and i thought the place was very nice for a hostel; clean, a nice kitchen, and a little pool too. the only complaint i would have would be for ALL of panama when getting directions; they give you directions to places not addresses ... if the taxi driver knows the place you want...

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London
Reviewed 8 November 2011

This hostel claims to be a luxurious accommodation. This is far from the truth. It is also overpriced taking in consideration its location, the fact it does not provide any breakfast and quality of the accommodation. The hostel offers a pick up service from the airport for $35 which is overpriced too. Owner parties almost every night and advice provided...

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Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 21 October 2011

Let me start out by saying that this hostel was very nice and clean, and the staff very helpful. The room we were in was very spacious and charming; the grounds well taken care of; and the pool was nice and well maintained. There was also a nice covered outdoor sitting area centered around the pool. The kitchen was nice...

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Boracay, Philippines
Reviewed 14 July 2011

Ivonne is a warm and wonderful person who helped me out on a wide range of things and even arranged to have someone come over and repair my computer. I love hanging out at the Rancho, a very pleasant place. The place is immaculate, Rollando is always on a tear, cleaning, cleaning, cleaning. My room, the former library is a...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
HOSTEL VILLA MICHELLE is a luxuriously styled family operated as BED AND BREAKFAST self catering and can act as your personal TRAVEL TOUR GUIDE for your Vacation, Tourist destinations, Leisure and Shopping splendor.You can live in the heart of the city (with easy access to everything) and yet feel like you’re far removed from the hustle and bustle of the City. We are constantly rated by our guests/travelers as one of the best BED AND BREAKFASTS you'll ever find in Panama City for inexpensive accommodations with a home like peaceful, secure lively atmosphere.VILLA MICHELLE is not a B&B, a hostel, nor a hotel. We offer it to you as YOUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME, with a feeling unlike ANY hotel...because THIS IS A HOME. Beside your HOME, Hostel Villa Michelle is an ISLAND in Panama.OPEN LIVING AREAS (THE COMMONS):Hostel Villa Michelle offers 3 common Living areas, 5 Dining areas, a GUEST KITCHEN (2 fully equipped Kitchens if you choose to cook for yourself), a Barbecue Area with a large grill, 4 LUXURIOUS Italian tiled Bathrooms with on demand hot water. (The rooms do NOT have a PRIVATE bath, 3 rooms share one bath). Local Telephone service (sorry no international calls unless your using a pre-paid card) International Cable TV, Gated and locked 24 hour Security PerimeterPrivate secure parking area (FREE BIKE, AUTO or MOTORCYCLE parking)Remote Security Gate controller (for those guests in possession of a car rental needing parking)2 Entertainment Centers (the rooms do not have TV) A desktop PC Computer for your use (if you have no PC and need access for your email communications).Hostel Villa Michelle is a large, wonderful yet quaint garden terrace area where you may want to dine, cook or just relax and kick back with a glass of wine or local brands of beer, nestled amongst trees and a swiming pool for cooling off in on a hot day. Our reception is available 24 hr, meeting facilities and Airport pickup.Above all we pride ourselves on great PERSONAL service and tourist assistance to help you navigate and get to know our city/country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Villa Michelle

Address: 2 1/2 Sur, Panama City 87422, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: $71 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Villa Michelle 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“If you do stay, ask for a cabin outside of main house.”
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