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Hostal Mamallena

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Casa 7-62 Calle Primera | Perejil, Panama City, Panama
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Lake Cowichan
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed 2 nights, husband and I and kids ages 18 and 20. Got 2 rooms, shared bath, $33 USD per room, per night. Good location, pancakes and coffee included in the morning was nice. Not super clean, and the bathrooms are VERY small, a large person would barely fit in the toilet area. Staff friendly and helpful.

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Bozeman, Montana
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103 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is good if you want a fairly good location to the bus system to get to all the fun locations around town. Bathrooms downstairs barely allow leg room to the door, room was clean but small, and the place in fetal was clean. It was busy while we were there, so getting into the kitchen at prime times... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
72 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 1 night before my trip to San Blas. I got there about 6am and by 10am had my San Blas trip booked for the next day through the hostel. Lots of information too on what to do in the area and helpful staff. Clean hostel, free pancakes too.

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baronia de montseny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a five star hotel for a hostel price, keep on looking. We were in Mamallena in December and January. Again and again. Without a reservation without calling before without having a credit card. Maybe in this hostel you won't find the service or the comfort of a five star hotel but in Doriant and his... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were going to stay in that hostel for 3 nights on our stay in Panama but when we arrived to the hostel at 4am the night before they let us stay one extra night in one of the lovely dorms. The days after we had booked a double room and it was really simple but good for the price... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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162 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here three nights. One night before our San Blas trip and two after. Both times, we had two different ground floor rooms and both were lovely! The beds were comfy, there was a fan and mirror and night table. It was great to have air conditioning (came on only at 9 pm and ran till... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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47 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

33 USD for a double room was absolutely too much for this simple accommodation. The personal were friendly and informative. The location was ok. This was the worst place to stay in our three months travel in Central America.

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Casa762, Owner at Hostal Mamallena, responded to this review

Our prices havent risen for over 6 years, and we are currently one of the cheapest hostels in Panama City/ Our rooms are basic and not much too them, but you're not just paying for the room either. We are very clear about how are rooms are and there are photos on the internet. Our staff are friendly and we... More 

Coalville, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

This hostel was great as a stopping off point, stayed here before my flight to Cuba and after returning stayed before my ferry to Colombia. In a nice breezy building in a non touristy part of town. The beds were comfy, and plentiful bathrooms. Common areas were spacious and good TV/DVD set up. I didn't do the sailing boat trip,... More 

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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Location is not the best but accessible by public transport. Staff is really friendly, rooms are nice and the common areas are good. The help was great for booking a trip to San Blas from the hostel and doing other day trips.

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Thank Menno N
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

This is where you want to stay in Panama City. We are following our pirate bretheren and sailing from Panama to Colombia and this hostel is a one-stop-shop. good beds, showers, free breakfast and can book that cruise tour through the islands on the way to Colombia. I fear for my sanity after a week here about to leave on... More 

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