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Hostal Mamallena

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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Only had about 18hours in this hostel but it was good for what I needed. Big single beds in the dorms with proper mattress. Met some nice people out in the back garden over a beer. Staff were really helpful. Used Mamallena to book my San Blas sailing too which was easy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveling from Panama to Belize Hostal Mamallena was our first stay and definitely one of the best ones. The bed in our private room was comfortable, there are plenty of showers and restrooms and every morning you could make yourself some pancakes - the perfect situation to connect with other travelers. In further, the staff at Mamallena is awesome, they... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trustworthy staff, always simple and easy reservation process, decent location, fairly priced and the world famous Choco the Dog... what's not to like? I've stayed here on 6 separate occasions over the past 5 years and have had no issues and always managed to sleep well. Beds clean and pretty comfortable, overall decent cleanliness for a hostel. Two computers with... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a very good hostel which is clean and offers variety of activities. we have stayed one night there. receptionist was very nice guy with patience for all of our questions:) they have very comfortable sofas in chilling zone:) we can highly recommand this hostel! Marek & Ewelina

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere in this place was really fantastic, there were always lots of people chilling in the common areas, there was a free pancake breakfast and the staff was very relaxed and friendly. Laundry facilities, kitchen, lockers and an inhouse travel desk were all availabe to use. I stayed in a dorm, there was no aircon but two fans which... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This place is hands down the best place to stay in Panama when on a budget. Ask for Richard he is great. He looked after us so well and sorted us out with amazing trips to San blas Islands (stay in Ina's cabins) and Boquete! The only way to describe this place is amazing

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Myself and 6 of my friends have had a wonderful stay in Mamallena. Staff super friendly and extremely helpful, they will book and suggest activities for you. They also organise tours to the sand blas islands which is a MUST to do! Free wifi, decent size rooms and plenty of areas to chill out too. Mamallena is also just a... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We travelled here as a group of 7 girls and had a great time. Richard was amazingly helpful and friendly. He organised a great trip to San Blas for us and helped us organise our transport and accom in Boqete and Bocas Del Toro. Great atmospere in the hostel and would be a good place to come if you were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Pros Informative and kind staff Comfy beds Ac from 9pm-8am or so Pancakes Big fridge for your food Load of laundry $5 $3 taxi ride to bus station and mall Big comfy couch in common room and available bean bags Cons Lousy lighting in the rooms Pancakes EVERY morning Must grab a taxi to expedite trip just about everywhere $8... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Delicious mango tree out back. Friendly, accommodating staff. Can walk to lots of restaurants and bars, but consider a cab after dark. Not in a very touristy part of town. There were tons of flyers providing information about other hostels in activities outside of Panama City, which was very helpful for our short trip. Shared kitchen, cold beers, and ok... More 

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