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Hostal Mamallena

Hostelworld.comUS$24*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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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...

chitre
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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Thank mike w
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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Thank Sebastian S
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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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 16 November 2016

the hostel is in a sketchy place, the room and bathroom are very dirthy, kitcheen is very small, its was all in renovation and noboddy as tell us, no parking, i wouldnt recommand the place.they also offer activity but its crowded in they car , panama style, didnt like it at all

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Casa762, Owner at Hostal Mamallena, responded to this review

Sorry you felt that way about the area, we are in a bit of a residential area but it is 50 metres from Panama Cities main road and right between El Cangreo and casco Viejo, for easy of transport you cant get a better location. Sometimes at night theres not so many people on the streets but that doesnt mean...

The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is amazing. The staff is very friendly and will help u with everything u need. Free wifi also! It's in a good spot off Panama city, everything is close. They serve free pancakes in the morning and have air conditioning. You can just relax and watch some TV, listen too music or get connected with all the other...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely stay at mamallenas. The hostel is so chilled out and you can relax on the sofas all day! The wifi is brilliant and the facilities are all very clean and a good standard! It's slightly out of the main area but it's a 5 minute taxi or a 40 minute walk. The manager/owner is so nice...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Hostal Mamallena

Address: Casa 7-62 Calle Primera | Perejil, Panama City, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: $17 - $37 (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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“maybe call ahead just enjoy?”
jpearcen, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Only book here to stay in a dorm - Look somewhere else for a private room”
DoDoFarouk, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you can afford the private rooms during the stay...well worth it.”
ChaosYogi, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Reserve or show up early”
miamimikechitre, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the rooms that lock downstairs, rather than the ones near reception!”
catrionas114, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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