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Overview of Rancho Juancho

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Rancho Juancho

2.5 out of 5

3.5/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen

Explore the area

    AirportColon (ONX-Enrique Adolfo Jimenez)52 min drive
    Popular LocationColon Free Zone57 min drive
    Popular LocationSoberania National Park69 min drive
    Popular LocationGatun Locks79 min drive

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Family Room

  • 452 sq ft
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Double Beds OR 1 Twin Bed

Superior Twin Room

  • 388 sq ft
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 Double Beds OR 2 Twin Beds

About this area


Located in Mechi, Rancho Juancho is in the mountains. Fuerte Santiago and Fuerte San Fernando are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Portobelo National Park and Chagres National Park. Looking to get your feet wet? Kayaking, scuba diving and snorkeling adventures can be found near the property.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Fuerte Santiago - 8 min drive
  • Mirador Perú - 8 min drive
  • Colon Free Zone - 57 min drive
  • Soberania National Park - 69 min drive
  • Gatun Locks - 79 min drive

Getting around

  • Colon Atlantic Passenger Station - 43 min drive
  • Tocumen Intl. Airport (PTY) - 82 min drive


  • Los Cañones — 4 min drive
  • Las Anclas — 5 min drive
  • La Torre — 6 min drive
  • El Castillo — 6 min drive
  • Café y Panadería Nazareño — 8 min drive

About this property

Rancho Juancho

Hotel with free parking, near Portobelo National Park
Along with a restaurant, this hotel has a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, concierge services, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk are onsite. All 6 rooms feature kitchenettes with refrigerators and dishwashers, plus balconies and LED TVs with cable channels. Sofa beds, room service, and in-room massages are among the other amenities available to guests.
Rancho Juancho offers 6 accommodations with air conditioning. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations are furnished with twin sofa beds. Kitchenettes offer refrigerators, cookware/dishes/utensils, and dishwashers.

Bathrooms include showers. 32-inch LED televisions come with cable channels.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee daily
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rentals
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Sofa bed


  • Banquet hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Sofa bed


  • Shower


  • 32-inch LED TV
  • Cable channels

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator

Outdoor space

  • Balcony


  • In-room massage

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Check-in from 2 PM - 7 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 20 per pet, per night, plus a deposit of USD 10.00 per night
2 per room
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet deposit: USD 10.00 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 20 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property only accepts credit cards and cash for all bookings and onsite payments

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)

Property is also known as

Rancho Juancho Hotel Mechi
Rancho Juancho Hotel
Rancho Juancho Mechi
Rancho Juancho
Rancho Juancho Hotel
Rancho Juancho Mechi
Rancho Juancho Hotel Mechi

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Rancho Juancho and receive a full refund?
Yes, Rancho Juancho offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Rancho Juancho cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Rancho Juancho?
As of Apr 22, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Rancho Juancho on Apr 25, 2021 start from $50, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Rancho Juancho pet-friendly?
Yes, Rancho Juancho allows pets (limit 2 per room). There's a deposit of USD 10.00 per night and a fee of USD 20 per pet, per night.
How much is parking at Rancho Juancho?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Rancho Juancho?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 7 PM.
What time is check-out at Rancho Juancho?
Check-out is at noon.
Does Rancho Juancho provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Rancho Juancho located?
Situated in the mountains, this hotel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Portobelo National Park and 1.3 mi (2.2 km) from Chagres National Park. Fuerte Santiago and Fuerte San Fernando are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 4 out of 21 reviews
5 - Excellent 19%
Rating 4 - Good. 10 out of 21 reviews
4 - Good 48%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 21 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 21 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 21 reviews
1 - Terrible 14%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very nice with aerial view at the entrance to Portobelo bay
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
No hot water, filthy rooms, awful smell in the room,
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The hammocks are comfy, the view is serene and the hosts are lovely. There’s no hot water in the little cabins, but we to tolerated this because everything else was so peaceful and inexpensive.
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Best view in Panama, extremely friendly hosts.
Very good price - value stay, this place has one of the best views and the hosts are extremely friendly. The only thing to take into account is their is no hot water (at least in the cabin I stayed). Nonetheless all the rest is great value for your money, and for that reason this is the 5th tiem I stay here.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2018

2/5 Poor

Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, room comfort
The cabin smells bad. Facilities are old and poor
Nice view. Kind persons, but the rooms are worse than expected. Broken Windows sills. Insects enter: ants, spiders and mosquitoes. Smell badly. Stuffiness. The AV and TV works. Breakfast is delicious.

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