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El Machico Hostel Boquete

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We had a great stay and the hosts were wonderful, really helpful and nice people. The tips that were given to them they followed up, and that was really great. The location is out of town but that is also one of the reasons it's nice.Thanks!

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elmachicoboquete, Direttore at El Machico Hostel Boquete, responded to this review

Thank you guys!!!

Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed at el Machico in early February in 2017. The place is beautiful and very clean. The host, Caesar was very welcoming and made sure we were taken care of during our stay in Boquete. During our stay we hiked volcan baru (must do for the sunrise) and did a coffee tour. We told Caesar what we wanted to do...

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elmachicoboquete, Direttore at El Machico Hostel Boquete, responded to this review

WOW!!! Thank you for this review guys! Was a pleasure having you here!!!

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017

It 'been a great experience my stay at El Machico Hostel in Boquete... Here you can make beautiful knowledge and meet very nice people. Property is well cared, rooms are clean and garden is breathtaking. Managers (Katia and Cesare but especially the cute Katia ... ^_^) are very helpful and always ready when you need something. So I recommend everyone...

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elmachicoboquete, Direttore generale at El Machico Hostel Boquete, responded to this review

Thanks Samantha for staying with us at "El Machico Boquete"..:-))

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This is a wonderful hostel set in an idyllic location above Boquete. Walk to town has stunning vistas and is about 40 minutes all down hill. A cab ride is approx $2.00. It has a lovely peaceful garden and a fully equipped kitchen for guests. We had a nice room overlooking the garden with a private terrace bathroom. The hosts...

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elmachicoboquete, Direttore generale at El Machico Hostel Boquete, responded to this review

Thank you so much!!

David, Panama
Reviewed 30 January 2017

El Machico's facilities are good by all means, the big garden is a treat, the hostel's ambience is cool and tranquilo, and the staff is caring and effective. All that makes El Machico one of the most valuable hostels in Boquete area. Highly recommended!

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thank you very much!!

Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We've been at El Machico for 2 nights. We had a double room with private bathroom. The room was clean, the bed was very comfortable and the (big) shower was great!! The best of al was the friendly en helpfull owners: while the taxi we ordered wasn't arrived after about 15 minutes, the owner drove us to the city center....

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elmachicoboquete, Manager at El Machico Hostel Boquete, responded to this review

Thank you Monique!!! Was a pleasure having you at El Machico!!!

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The hostel have such as a great owners and staff, They speak Italian, Spanish and English, more than helpful they order you taxis or with the bus schedule,organize hiking tours to the Vulcan, The garden is one of the best spots of the property with fruits and a water hose to fresh while taking the sun, there is a Kitchen...

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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I have been in south america for 7 months and this is the cleanest hostel I have been in. The accomodation is super new. The kitchen, the bathrooms, WiFi, sofas, everything works really well. They even have a ps3 and a computer you can use. Relaxed atmosphere but at the same time enough opportunity to meet people and socialize. The...

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elmachicoboquete, Direttore at El Machico Hostel Boquete, responded to this review

Thank you Koen! Thank you for your super review!!! See you soon!

Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

New ho(s)tel in Boquete. The owners are there for you 24/7. Very nice people, very welcoming. Hotel has a 2000sqm garden with many relaxing places. Fruits from the garden can be taken by the guests. Taxi from hotel to city center of Boquete was 1$ per person. Hotel has a big kitchen - newly equipped. The kitchen is open air,...

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Thank you guys!!! Was a pleasure having you here!

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We were a group of four who booked this place without knowing to much about it. But as soon as we came through the door we new that this would be a great place to stay. The owners are very friendly and helpful, and the hostel has a new and fresh look. We stayed in a 8 bed dorm and...

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elmachicoboquete, Direttore at El Machico Hostel Boquete, responded to this review

Thank you guys!!! thank you for this amazing review!!! Hope to see you again!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Machico Hostel Boquete, is our second hostel, situated in one of the most gorgeous and wonderful areas in the highlands of the Republic of Panama. With cool weather, Boquete, in the Province of Chiriqui, is a magical town, with the most wonderful gardens, mountains and a magnificent Volcano, with a lot of daily activities, like hiking, ziplines, waterfalls, horse riding, river rafting and during the night excelents restaurants, bars, discos and a lot more. We can offer Free WiFi Several outdoor tables and chairs in a wonderful garden Hot water in all rooms Free parking Basic Breakfast Included Playstation Common PC TV in common area Common Kitchen ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Machico Hostel Boquete

Address: Volcancita W Rd, Boquete 0413, Panama (Formerly Hotel Refugio de Montana)
Region: Panama > Chiriqui Province > Boquete
Price Range: $38 - $76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Machico Hostel Boquete 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“large room, confortable bed, good illumination”
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