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Hostel Mamallena

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Calle Media Luna, Cartagena, Colombia
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New York City, New York
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hostel may not be the most luxuriant but I spend a great time and the high voltaje city of Cartagena. They have a nice bar on the front where everybody comes from other hostels around. The gestemani area has the best move in Cartagena.

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Shanghai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The only advantage of this hostel for me is the location. This hostel playing music like 18 hours a day, and people sitting in the patio, talking loudly in front of all the rooms, 18 hours a day until midnight. Maybe it's suitable for young people to hang out, but for those need quite and lay back backpackers, it's too... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was our second time in Cartagena and this hostel was great. Staff were really friendly and the breakfast of pancakes was great. Bar did decent drink promotions and common area was good place to meet people but courtyard was surrounded by rooms, however night porter would move people at 12 from these areas. Only problem we had with the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Double private room was terribly overpriced at 150,000pesos a night! There was a good buzz and atmosphere and friendly English speak staff although the Australian owner was quite grumpy, not really keen to interact with many clients. The wifi was atrocious, which made things difficult as I work whilst I travel... Expect a hearty breakfast here and possibly not a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent 3 nights at Hostel Mamallena and enjoyed every second of it. Comfortable beds and air conditioning in all rooms. Nice and service minded personal. The manager included. Many communal places to hang out in. Great for meeting new people and get the party started EVERY night!! I would recommend Hostel Mamallena in Cartagena for all travelers who want... More 

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Thank Emil D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 4 nights here. If you're one of them that book hostel and expect hotel, don't bother.. Yes it's a bit noisy, but that's a good thing. Easy to meet people in the hangout-area, close to where the most stuff happens and staff that helps you.the owner is a funny cracker as well.. Breakfast included in price.. Coffee and... More 

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Cartagena, Colombia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very comfortable hotel, great english speaking staff, and the Australian owner is very helpful and accomodating. Location is right in the heart of Cartagena within walking distance of everything. Highly reccomended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i stayed at mamallena for 2 nights in december and it was one of my favourite hostels i stayed in on my whole south america trip! the location is perfect, just outside the old town, it has its own bar but you're fine to bring in your own alcohol if you want, fully equipped kitchen for cooking and they make... More 

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Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hostel Mamallena is a nice place to stay. The location is great and the staff is really friendly and helpful. Especially Jannel made my stay worth it. She's a really nice and friendly girl. She helped me with different topics and she was always well informed and friendly. Keep it up! :)

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great hostel in Cartagena. Great location, 5min from the walled city and from the deck where the boats leave to the islands. About 10 thousand pesos taxi ride from the airport. They also have good working air con in the rooms, which is a must in Cartagena! The staff is really nice and helpful and the hostel... More 

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