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Hostel Mamallena

Calle Media Luna, Cartagena, Colombia
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Cam L Santa Marta, Colombia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Santa Marta, Colombia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Mamallena is a great hostel just outside of the walled city of Cartagena, meaning rooms are a little less money per night but the location it's in is the best! It's essentially right in the middle of all the attractions, the fort is really close on one side and the walled city is only a 5 minute walk away, plus... More

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to hang out and have experience a drink to meet people and get tourist information. If you want to get a boat to Panama, then these guys are the best source. Also good pizza for dinner and good musli for breakfast.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location with the all important AC in the rooms, good facilities and info about what to do. On top of that the people that work there are so friendly and helpful and definitely made me feel very welcome and helped make my visit to Cartagena really enjoyable. The parrot who lives there giggles like a little girl, always hilarious... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Mamallena for 3 nights in a private room with fan. Room was really nice and clean! It was hot in Cartagena but the fan worked good! The courtyard is nice and breakfast (pancakes) are great as well! Staff was friendly and where really helpfull! Location is great, everything within walking distance! Would stay here again!

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Madison Heights, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a month traveling both Colombia and Panama and Mamallena (Cartagena) was among the top hostels I stayed at. I felt safe, the staff was superb, the atmosphere relaxed, rooms/bathrooms clean, the price fair and the location perfect. My only complaint was that the 8 person dorm room upstairs had an air conditioning unit so intense that once it... More

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Cartagena, Colombia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel achieves the hard balance of social, friendly vibe with a place you can relax and actually get some sleep. The room and shared bathroom was really clean, and although we only booked a room with a fan it was enough to keep cool at night. The location was perfect too with plenty of cheap eats around and a... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a 38 year old Irish man travelling solo in south America. I have been in many hostels in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia Chile Argentina and Brazil to date. This is one of the most fun and awesome easy going place I have come across!! Deeps, the fantastic unbreakable front desk lady Deeps, is just incredible. With 2 days notice... More

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Sihanoukville, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location for all backpackers, on the street where everything happens, close to attractions, bars and street food. Very user friendly hostel with helpful staff and good beds to sleep in. Social bar out front always had decent music on as well and free shots!

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great stay at Mamallenas. Perfect location, well maintained, great vibe and extremely friendly and helpful staff. It is a really social, lively hostel and would 100% recommend, especially if you like to have a good time.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I planned to stay four nights but I moved out after the first. It is very much noise in the inner court yard, even is someone is talkning it feels like there are standing in your room. Party all night, the person that worked at night did not care, I personally had to try to tell some people to stop... More

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Casa762, Owner at Hostel Mamallena, responded to this review

These reviews continue to amaze me, stating things that have been said before and that are obvious when you enter. You knew the price and you saw the room before accepting it. You walked through our courtyard and saw all the tables and chairs to get to your room, you must have known it would be in use. It is... More

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