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Reviewed 5 January 2017

My friend Ema and I stayed at Mamallena hostel in Panama and it was awesome. The staff were all great, super helpful and friendly- especially Brandon and Will! Easy to get around the city in just a short taxi ride, great cosy rooms and clean hostel. They also have an eco lodge that I would love to go to next...

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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

One of the best hostels in town, staff is amazingly friendly, Brandon the owner is the best, always making sure you sre well accomodated! Private rooms are nice and cozy and the new dorms are awesome!

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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Difficult to rate this place, because some things were very good and some werextra pretty bad. Positive: Great, lovely staff who will do anything to help you and really go the extra mile no matter what's it about. Good and bad: Location. It's good in the way that casco viejo and miraflores are a rather short taxi ride away and...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 27 December 2016

The hostel and staff were amazing. The location is prime as it is a few blocks from the boardwalk and less than $8 cab ride to Casco Viejo, Amador, and the Hard Rock areas. The crew at the hostel were super polite and helpful offering not only advice on what to explore but also helping coordinate the adventures. Everyone that...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

A pretty much faultless hostel with very friendly staff who were knowledgeable and helpful on a number of things. Tours, local directions and transport, lost baggage reclaim from airport to name a few. Newly refurbished, clean facilities. Hostel never felt overcrowded. The relaxing chill out area located at the back is the perfect place to meet fellow travellers!

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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed 3 nights at Panama City Mamallena. The room was clean and good. The showers were shared and mostly clean. There wasn't any hot water but given the temperatures in Panama - it wasn't necessary. The people were very friendly and the pancakes were good after I had a couple days practice making them. The kitchen is small so...

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Casa762, Owner at Hostal Mamallena, responded to this review

Renovations are basically over now and its really improved our main entrance, kitchen and social areas, we now have a lot more space for all of that and have been able to add a pingpong table to the hostel! We arent with walking distance to everything you need to see in Panama City but neither are most hostels, you need...

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Reviewed 3 December 2016

Got a private for 27 a night and slept well enough. Its located near plenty of restaurants, stores and right on the busline too. Lots of boat info to Colombia and San Blas. As a fellow hostel owner and operator,,I have absolutely,positively no issues nor worries when recommending this place..

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Reviewed 3 December 2016

I've been traveling through Central America since April and I must say that Mamallena was easily one of the best, if not the best hostel I've stayed in so far. The waterfront/deck is the best I've seen in Bocas (and I have been there for a little over a month) with quite a few starfishes around. Also, you can swim...

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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Had all the amenities and was easy to find. Nothing fancy but had good internet and a bird so we were happy for the one night we stayed there. Customer service was good and there was lots of information on what was nearby for where to eat and shop.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Lots of space to hang out, lounge with tv and separate small balcony, additional tv in large covered lounge/terrace at the rear with large dining table and lots of soft seating. Garden area at the back with seating. Reasonably well equipped kitchen. Make your own pancakes every morning with pancake mix provided and plenty of tea and coffee all day....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
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Additional Information about Hostal Mamallena

Address: Casa 7-62 Calle Primera | Perejil, Panama City, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: $17 - $44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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Mamallena Backpackers Panama City
Hostal Mamallena Panama/Panama City
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“Only book here to stay in a dorm - Look somewhere else for a private room”
 of 5 bubbles DoDoFarouk, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you can afford the private rooms during the stay...well worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles ChaosYogi, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Reserve or show up early”
 of 5 bubbles miamimikechitre, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the rooms that lock downstairs, rather than the ones near reception!”
 of 5 bubbles catrionas114, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“do not sleep right under the airconditing”
 of 5 bubbles 811rachels, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
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