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Hostal Mamallena

Casa 7-62 Calle Primera | Perejil, Panama City, Panama
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars NEW

An amazing hostel! The management and stuff are helpful, professional, friendly and really care about you! The atmosphere is chilled like in a big family. The rooms and showers as the kitchen are clean.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hostal with friendly staff, good atmosphere, tours available, fun bright colors and well-lit. Nice garden, hammock, couches, etc. Location is a bit dodgy - I actually felt fine, but everyone including police said it is a dangerous area. Taxis are $3 (for two of us) to Casco Viejo.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 1 night in February 2015. The place was a little rough around the edges, but comfortable overall. Private room was clean and the air conditioner worked. Bathrooms were a bit dodgier. Common area was fun, and we met a good crew that went out drinking together that night. Staff was friendly. Only problem (big problem) was they completely... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Mamallena 2 nights and it was enough. We took a private room and it was very small with no windows and the AC wasn't working. Although it was clean, we had a hard time to breathe in the night because of the humidity in the room. During our stay there was always weird people sleeping on the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really nice beds, good communal spaces including a nice garden, good WIFI, good lockers, nice pancakes and homemade syrup :) Laundry service was really quick and efficient. Staff couldn't be more friendly or helpful. You should definitely reserve, though they will do whatever they can do fit you in. They are so knowledgeable and helpful in terms of tours and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a decent place to stay in Panama City. It is fairly inexpensive, with a decent location and free breakfast. It is about a 30 walk to the Casco Viejo part of the city and only a $3 cab ride to the Parque Natural Metropolitano. It is near a busy street so buses are easy accessible. The common areas... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hostal Mamallena is a very nice hostel with great common rooms, free breakfast, super-friendly staff and reasonable prices. I also liked the location in the cheaper parts of the city center and close to a metro station. The staff is the best, they organized parties, game and movie nights with popcorn and more. They are even renting out the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

One of the better options in Panama City i think. They have a super lovely staff and comfortable beds. It looks like it would become quite noisy and full on weekends, but as i was there on a monday i had a good expirience. Bathroom is ok too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Stayed here before and after visiting the san blas Islands. Was one of the best hostels I've stayed at in Central America. Owner Richard was extremely helpful and very welcoming as were the rest of the staff. Great atmosphere here and great spot to base yourselves for day trips around Panama City and longer ones to the san blas. From... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

They were full when I arrived so we struck a deal so I could sleep on a hammock. Thankfully someone had cancelled their booking so I was upgraded for a cost to the dorm. The staff went out of their way to help me. There is no checkout time only a time to vacate your bed which is so refreshing... More 

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Address: Casa 7-62 Calle Primera | Perejil, Panama City, Panama
Location: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Mamallena Backpackers Panama City
Hostal Mamallena Panama/Panama City

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