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Hostal Mamallena

Casa 7-62 Calle Primera | Perejil, Panama City, Panama
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel has incredibly helpful staff, lovely pancake batter to make yourself fresh free pancakes and great ideas on how to spend your time whilst in Panama. The transport to the San Blas Islands picks up from the hostel and drops you directly at the port. The hostel even made sure we were taken to Ina's Cabins which were undoubtedly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel itself is comfortable with clean facilities and friendly staff. It is so unfortunate that the hostels itself is in such a lousy location!!!! We stated two nights but there isn't anywhere to eat out apart from McDonald's and we just could not find the supermarket although we tried twice. Very unfortunate location but overall a wonderful hostel.

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really nice hostel that was clean with very helpful staff. We used this hostel as a base as we travelled around Panama and were able to leave most of our luggage there so we didnt have to cart it around the country. Rich and Choco were so helpful and nice giving us advice on where to go in Panama... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Good common areas, book exchange, wifi and kitchen. The dorms have a/c but as we couldn't fully close the windows in our dorm it was still very hot. The main downside of this hostel is the location. Theres not much around and I wouldn't feel safe walking around at night. I'd recommend lunas castle for location (in the old town)... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I stayed here for 6 nights before taking the sail (which was booked through the hostel) to Columbia. There is good common areas, relaxed atmosphere with staff who are friendly, reliable and knowledgable. The private rooms are comfortable, however the dorm beds are better value with a large single bed and clean amenties. The manger/owner Rich is faultless with knowledge... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We stayed in a 3 person private room at Mamallena's in Panama City. The hostel was big and well equipped, the best thing about it were the staff who were faultless in their service and vast knowledge of the city. Our room wasn't the biggest but it was clean and this is the most important factor for us. The hostel... More 

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Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

After a couple of years I've returned to Mamallena, and I'm truly enjoying my stay !!! The place now looks even nicer, with artistic murals on every single wall. The staff is friendly and helpful as always, and the location in Perejil, downtown Panama City, proves again to be truly useful and strategic. Choco is the name of the official... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

My favorite Hostel in Central America. I stayed here for a few weeks and have returned whenever I have a stopover in Panama City. It is like a home away from home. Big TV area with lots of Movies, Outdoor area for relaxing in a hammock or exercising. There is a bus stop located right outside the hostel. It has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

After a really long bus ride across panama we went to mamallena and we were happy from the start edgardo was at reception and was a very nice guy he could nt help enough we stayed for 3 night in a private room with AC which was small but just enough for us near the back garden which was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

well i arrived in baking hot panama and finally got to hostel they work 24hrs which is great i was shown to my dorm bed and was hit by the air con which was just what i needed.The bed was comfy clean and space under the beds for my bags too.I also booked Boat trip through the hostel which was... 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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Mamallena Backpackers Panama City
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