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.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
31/12/2017 01/01/2018
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Hostal Mamallena

    Casa 7-62 Calle Primera | Perejil, Panama City, Panama
    Lowest prices for your stay
    31/12/2017 01/01/2018
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    View Deal
    Traveller (46)
    Room & Suite (9)
    Dining (1)
    • Excellent47%
    • Very good29%
    • Average15%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “san blas” (56 reviews)
    “private room” (45 reviews)
    “free pancakes” (22 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Airport Transportation
    Rooftop Bar
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Write a ReviewReviews (498)
    There are newer reviews for Hostal Mamallena
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year

    201 - 205 of 422 reviews

    Reviewed 1 February 2014

    I chose this place for the single reason that they would book me trips to San Blas - which was my whole point of going to Panama. I talked to them over email, paid the deposit But when I landed, they had no reservation, confirmation...More

    1  Thank ThiaTravelvast
    Response from Casa762, Owner at Hostal MamallenaResponded 3 February 2014

    Thats a big call, avoid at all costs. I do apologise that your short stay with us ruined your whole trip. I can only assume though that your whole reason for staying with us, the trip to San Blas, went off OK? You didn't mention...More

    Reviewed 19 January 2014

    It was a really nice,cosy hostal, i went there 3 times. With them i also went to SanBlas, everything was good organized. Clean rooms, friendly staff, they would do everything for you :) It's in the center, but not like the most 'safe place that...More

    Thank Anneliessssssss
    Reviewed 18 January 2014

    I stayed here for one night and it was really nice. The common room has windows and doors that are always open which is great since it's so humid. This hostel isn't the best place for meeting people. Everyone mostly kept to themselves.If I come...More

    Thank lifeisapancake
    Response from Casa762, Owner at Hostal MamallenaResponded 18 January 2014

    Hey, really glad you enjoyed the place but a shame you might not come back. Meeting people can be a hrd thing, it often depends on the group that are there and on you yourself, so its very subjective. It can be hard when you're...More

    Reviewed 15 January 2014

    This hostel disappointed in every regard. Rooms were dirty, air conditioners didn't work, staff was rude, and the location was not the best. Also, they plan trips to San Blas and other places, but use caution because they do not plan them well. Total disappointment...More

    4  Thank Alex M
    Response from Casa762, Owner at Hostal MamallenaResponded 18 January 2014

    Well, at least you are the sort of person that follows through on your word. When you threatened to put a bad review on Trip Advisor if you didn't get your way we weren't sure if you would follow through after we did all we...More

    Reviewed 10 January 2014

    friendly staff, good pancake breakfast, nicely decorated to make it a pleasant place to stay, especially in the communal areas, that offer books, films, games, and travel info. The only downside were the small rooms that were very hot and had noisy airconditioning.

    Thank Eliene V
    Waldorf Astoria Panama
    1,326 reviews
    #13 of 115 hotels in Panama City
    1.3 km
    Tryp by Wyndham Panama Centro
    1,205 reviews
    #19 of 115 hotels in Panama City
    1.5 km
    Euro Hotel
    145 reviews
    #83 of 115 hotels in Panama City
    0.2 km
    Hotel Costa Inn
    299 reviews
    #99 of 115 hotels in Panama City
    0.2 km
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Price range
    • US$12 - US$26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld so you can book your Hostal Mamallena 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.
    • Location
    • Panama >
    • Panama Province >
    • Panama City
    • Also Known As
    • Mamallena Backpackers Panama City ,
    • Hostal Mamallena Panama/Panama City
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (46)
    Room & Suite (9)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (58)
    Family and Play Areas (7)
    Bathroom (2)
    Nearby HotelsSee all 115 hotels in Panama City
    Waldorf Astoria Panama
    1,326 reviews
    1.33 km away
    Hotel Costa Inn
    299 reviews
    .18 km away
    Euro Hotel
    145 reviews
    .22 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Da Stefano Trattoria
    11 reviews
    .72 km away
    Domino's Pizza
    49 reviews
    .42 km away
    Simplemente Frances
    18 reviews
    .36 km away
    4 Bistro
    14 reviews
    .74 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Cinta Costera
    1,408 reviews
    1.00 km away
    Avenida Balboa
    2,017 reviews
    .86 km away
    Weil Art Gallery
    42 reviews
    1.00 km away
    Avenida Central
    72 reviews
    1.05 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Hostal Mamallena staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Room Tips
    "I stayed in a private room and it was nice."
    Read review
    "maybe call ahead just enjoy?"
    Read review
    "Only book here to stay in a dorm - Look somewhere else for a private room"
    Read review
    "If you can afford the private rooms during the stay...well worth it."
    Read review
    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