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Hoboken, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

Only here one night and dull day but LOVED this hostel. Everything you want out of a hostel is here; hence why I didn't mind spending a few extra bucks. $14/n -full kitchen and brekkie incl -strong wifi -great staff -back patio -tours -great mattresses with covers -nice social areas -check out 11am Loved it! Will be staying here in...

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Roeselare, Belgium
Reviewed 28 February 2015

After a reservation made the same day I could check in a private room as soon as I arrived. Very spacious and clean rooms, a great location on the plaza... A cold shower in Boquete is realy cold but the staff promised me to fix it. The hostel is good but some guests need to show some more respect: I...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

We checked in at around 5am after a night bus. There was an initial mix up with our booking as the hostel had accidentally double booked our room. However, the staff were really kind and made us early breakfast (delicious pancakes), allowed us to use the facilities, and were able to provide a room by about 7.15, quickly changing the...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 February 2015

This is a cute place located right in the heart of Boquete, in front of the city square. It is a small, cozy hostel with a nice staff. Bring a padlock or 2 because the lockers are located outside the dorms.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 5 February 2015

Stayed here for a few nights in a private room. The room was spacious and clean, as was the attached bathroom. There was hot water and of course, free pancakes. The hostel is located in the centre of the town and just feet from the bus stop to and from David. There is an excellent grocery store near by as...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 2 February 2015

We stayd in mamallena hostel for 2 days and it was a blast, the staff was helpfull and told oss all we need to know about the place. Good social hostel where you can take som drinks at the back porch. If you want to go to bocas del Toro the hostel offer shuttlebus. Gettent from David to boquete just...

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 27 January 2015

i stayed at Mamallena in Jan in private room.. Hostel is located in the center of town close to everything, rooms are nice and clean, kitchen was big and it had some nice social areas. Another bonus about the hostel is that they also sell tours and shuttles. The staff is what makes your hostel for me.. Mama staff was...

Thank xtravel933
New York
Reviewed 20 January 2015

I didn't meet one person in the hostel who worked there that had a good attitude. Everyone who works there was incredibly snobby and not helpful, and they really don't like Americans. I also climbed up Volcan Baru, but wanted to leave earlier and not take the Mamallena shuttle ($5.00) because I knew I needed more time. They were so...

Thank denise1023
Baden, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 January 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for only one night. It is clean and beds were comfortable. Shower and toilets VERY small. Price ok and breakfast included! DIY pancakes can cause a crauded kitchen as that one could be bigger for so many rooms. Stuff at the frontdesk could be more welcoming. Hostel is well located in the center of the village and...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 16 January 2015

I stayed at Mamallena for two nights. The hostel was busy and in light of this very clean. I read some posts prior to my stay regarding the unhelpfulness of the front desk staff - personally I did not find this to be the case. I didn't want to pay $25 for their waterfall hike, so when I asked about...

Thank Louise A

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mamallena Boquete hostel is your home away from home! Here it is the atmosphere and the service that makes the difference! Everything is made to make you feel comfortable and happy. Our friendly staff composed by locals and volonteers has an answer for anything you wonder. It is also the most reliable source of information about Boquete and surroundings, ATM, transportation, travels and hostel facilities. In a colourful colonial wooden building with strong character, we provide different types of private rooms with en-suites and dorm beds, we've got a room for everyone. Add to that our great beds, free pancake breakfast, free internet and movies, great customer service and you have the perfect hostel for your stay in Boquete. Whether it's for a night, a week or a month, you're more than welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Mamallena

Address: Parque Central, Light Blue House | Bajo Boquete, Boquete 0413, Panama
Region: Panama > Chiriqui Province > Boquete
Price Range: $36 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“Private room with ensuit was wdequate”
Ba8ydriver, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“unsure about the dorm rooms, but the private rooms with shared bathroom were very small, pay the extra and get private room with ensuite”
CindyBrisVegas, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Dorms are good, you can charge your phone next to where you sleep.”
196alexanderv, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The private rooms are fantastic!”
dustinrdiamond, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The rooms right next to the neighboring restaurant/bar are noisy although we did like the live music.”
reneer433, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
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