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Hostel Mamallena

Calle Media Luna, Cartagena, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Galway, Ireland
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74 reviews 74 reviews
48 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights. Noise is something you expect as part of the hostel life, but there are degrees of acceptable noise and this place exceeded those. Extremely noisy...even by Cartagena standards...noise from both the guests and the street. What you also expect is the staff to have some awareness that people are trying to sleep at... More

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lovely safe place to stay whilst travelling, friendly and helpful staff, clean rooms, cold showers, 5 min walk to town centre, best hostel I stayed in whilst in South America. Beds comfy, good sleeps had whilst there.

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed also at Mama Llena as we didn't had a room there. It's easy to meet people there and the organize a lot of tours and stuff for you. The stuff is very helpful and the chilling area is nice. If you wanna have a quiet place, then mama llena is not the right place. There's not party every... More

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Maracaibo, Venezuela
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in this hostel for 4 days and had a really average experience. Rooms are clean, they have air con and its located in a nice and centric street and it also charges for a reasonable price (but a contra: they told us they would charge us 80.000 pesos per night, in the end they charged us 95.000 pesos... More

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26 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I stayed here for four nights in total. The hostel is very clean, with good wifi, aircon and seating area where you can meet other travellers. The noise comes from this area, but it didn't bother us too much. But if your a light sleeper it's probably best to avoid this place. The staff are excellent, and have tuns of... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Great friendly fleet of girls working the desk with info and answers to all the local happenings. Well needed blizzard like AC available All you can eat pancakes and coffee for breakfast. Speedy Internet ( good enough to watch YouTube ) any where around the hostel. Top place all round

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I had a great stay at Hostel Mamallena. It is in a central location in the Getsemani district, the oldest in Cartagena. It is not a fancy hostel and the building is old, but it totally reflects the charm of the neighborhood. The street is very active with a mixture of locals and travelers, and I always felt very safe.... More

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Toulouse, France
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The rooms are a good size, bathroom a bit small (dorm of 4 25000 pesos). Unfortunately mine didn't have wifi so ask for one close to the reception. There is a pancake and coffee breakie included. The bar has great music and happy hour all night with good mojitos (2 for 16000) and lovely pizza! Friendly staff, nice courtyard area.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This hostel is in a good spot however was just as fun and chill to hang out the back. Good vibe and really helpful staff. I would definitely recommend this place. We all really enjoyed our stay. Only room for improvement is they need to supply towels and a toaster!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I enjoyed staying here.a/c in the dorms and free breakfast. Helpful staff and lot of people to meet up. Well located in getsemani, just ask to avoid the last room on the 1st floor as ot's a bit noisy at night cause of the music coming from outside.

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Address: Calle Media Luna, Cartagena, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
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