We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

El Machico Hostel Boquete

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
El Machico Hostel Boquete
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

43 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
There are newer reviews for El Machico Hostel Boquete
See the most recent reviews
Showing 33: English reviews
Sarcedo, Italy
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We stay at Machico Hostel for a couple of day...simply Wonderful!!! Check this place after El Machico in Panama City.... Your best stay in Panama!!!!! The garden, the tour, the staff... no words guys! Goes on!!!

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

Thank you so much Mike! Was a pleasure having you @El Machico Hostel in Boquete. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 20 December 2016

This was a lovely little hotel few minutes by car to downtown Boquete. It's very quiet and peaceful with a large walking garden. There is a basic continental breakfasts area where you can get toast and coffee. Outside of your room there is no place to sit indoors (which would have been nice to be able to catch up on...

Thank OiRose
elmachicoboquete, Proprietario at El Machico Hostel Boquete, responded to this review

thanks for your review. thanks for staying here, we try to improve ourselves everyday.... I'm sorry but we have a common area inside with an area pc for the guest... katia &Cesare

Reviewed 18 December 2016

The owners of the property have leased this hotel to another group. A few changed have been made to the property and a kitchen has been added for the guests to use. The rates are close to what the original owners charged. This is a nice get away of the noise in the town of Boquete.

Thank BigDogPanama

72 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (13)
Dining (1)
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Room/Suite (1)
Other (8)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (59)
Hotel & Grounds (31)
Dining (5)
Room/Suite (17)
Bathroom (4)
Other (2)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Boquete hotels
1.6 km away
The Haven Hotel and Spa
The Haven Hotel and Spa
#1 of 12 in Boquete
315 reviews
4.7 km away
Finca Lerida
Finca Lerida
#2 of 12 in Boquete
363 reviews
11.5 km away
Hacienda Los Molinos Boutique Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
4.3 km away
Hostal Nomba
Hostal Nomba
#14 of 48 in Boquete
94 reviews
2.3 km away
2.7 km away
Hostel Mamallena
Hostel Mamallena
#9 of 30 in Boquete
410 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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: $35 - $76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Machico Hostel Boquete 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Booking.com, Travelocity, Expedia and Agoda so you can book your El Machico Hostel Boquete reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from El Machico Hostel Boquete staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from El Machico Hostel Boquete staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“We had the room beside the kitchen, a bit of noise in the morning.”
 of 5 bubbles bone1, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
1 of 1