Stay in the heart of Panama City Great location - show map

Located in the Marbella district in Panama City, 1.9 mi from Canal Museum of Panama, El Machico Hostel features a swimming pool and free WiFi throughout the property. Free private parking is available on site.

The rooms are equipped with a shared bathroom, air conditioning, hairdryer, cable TV, bed linens and Playstation.

There is a 24-hour front desk at the property as well open-air cinema and a tour desk.

You can play billiards at this hostel, and the area is popular for cycling. Metropolitan National Park is 1.9 mi from El Machico Hostel, while Presidential Palace is 1.9 mi from the property.

This is our guests' favorite part of Panama City, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

El Machico Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jul 15, 2014

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Panama City, this property has an excellent location score of 8.9!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site


Availability

When would you like to stay at El Machico Hostel?

Sorry, reservations for more than 90 nights aren't possible.

Enter your dates to check availability.

Your departure date is invalid.

Check-in date
Check-out date
 
Approximate prices in USD for a 1-night stay
Loading dates...
Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 2
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Max adults: 1
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Max adults: 1
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Max adults: 3
Deluxe Triple Room
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 king bed
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Max adults: 1
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Max adults: 1
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Lock in a great price for your upcoming stay

Get instant confirmation with FREE cancellation on most rooms!

4 reasons to choose El Machico Hostel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English

Property questions and answers

Looking for more info? Send a question to the property to find out more.

Thanks! You'll receive an email as soon as the property answers your question.

Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Great location - show map
What's nearby
  • Canal Museum of Panama
    1.9 miles
  • Presidential Palace
    1.9 miles
  • Metropolitan National Park
    1.9 miles
  • Ancon Hill
    2.5 miles
  • Maracana Stadium
    3 miles
  • Panama Viejo Cathedral
    3.2 miles
  • Bridge of the Americas
    3.9 miles
  • Rod Carew National Stadium
    4.6 miles
  • Estadio Rommel Fernandez
    5.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant A Banda
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Petit Paris
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Burger King
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Crepes & Waffles
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Hard Rock Cafe
    0.3 miles
  • Restaurant Nación Sushi
    0.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Cinta Costera/Avenida Balboa
    0.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Paitilla Airport
    2.4 miles
  • Panama Pacifico International Airport
    6.8 miles
  • Tocumen International Airport
    11.4 miles
How to get to El Machico Hostel from Tocumen International Airport
    Taxi
    Free parking is available.
Missing some information? Yes / No
Great! Thanks for your response.
Thanks! You'll receive an email as soon as the property answers your question.
Amenities of El Machico Hostel
Outdoors
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Cycling
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Pool table
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is needed).
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Adults only
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
Spa
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian
Missing some information? Yes / No
Great! Thanks for your response.
Thanks! You'll receive an email as soon as the property answers your question.
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules El Machico Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 1:00 PM

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.

Credit cards are only needed to guarantee your booking .

The fine print

Please note that groups of more than 6 are not accepted.

FAQs about El Machico Hostel

  • El Machico Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Movie nights
    • Bike tours
    • Walking tours
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to El Machico Hostel by:

    • Taxi 30min
    • Bus 1h

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Guests staying at El Machico Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at El Machico Hostel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Free parking

  • Check-in at El Machico Hostel is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • El Machico Hostel is 500 feet from the center of Panama City.

  • The prices at El Machico Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.