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Hostel Mamallena

Calle Media Luna, Cartagena, Colombia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Mamallena is a really good hostel in a very good central location. Right opposite the media luna so you can go across for a party if you want but still quiet enough to sleep at night. Very helpful and friendly staff. Rooms are clean and beds are comfy. Good communal courtyard area with plenty of tables and chairs. Also a... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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31 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I do understand people saying it's a party hostel. They honestly try hard not to be, but since most rooms are situated around the patio, which can get pretty lively at night, I do understand that people wanting to sleep at 10 or 11pm get frustrated with drunk backpackers on their front door. It's on Calle de la Media Luna,... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed as a couple a few nights in December 2014. Super friendly and helpful staff, especially the girls. Lots of information, and they will book stuff for you and help out. Great breakfast deal, free pancaces. You pay for the rest, but it is an ok price and super good. We did a private room, it had private bathroom,... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in a private room with AC and shower/wc. It was fairly clean except for the sink in the washroom. There is a restaurant and bar where you get to meet locals and other foreign travellers. There is also a common area that is open and fresh with tables and chairs. The service when we arrived in the afternoon... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hostel Mamallena is in a great location and I couldn't believe how much the staff here actually do for you! Helpful with everything from recommendations for restaurants and bars, to booking tours for you. The rooms are comfortable and clean but I had one close to the reception area and it seemed to be where everyone would hangout and talk... More 

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My 3 friends and I spent 3 weeks in Latin American and changed hostels frequently as we travelled around. Hostel Mamallena, what a revelation! We spent the final 4 days of our trip here and I couldn't think of a better way to end the holiday. The food, drink and atmosphere here are excellent. The staff are also second to... More 

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Sao Mateus, ES
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a lovely place, all the attendants are really nice and helpful. They give us tips to best trips, best days to go, anything we need they just help us out and smilling. I stayed for 9 nights and they even offered me to wash my clothes if I needed, one day the bathroom light died and they changed... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in many places in cartaghena over the course of my stay - Mamallena was for sure the place which was best value and most helpful staff offering a huge amount of knowledge of the local area and what to do there. The location is great and the air conditioning in the rooms is a god send. We stayed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff. Nice beds . Aircon at night. Free Breakfast was good. Nice art on the walls. And a nice vibe. If you like to sleep early at night this is not the right place for you. Lots of partys and loud music from the bars/clubs near by. Overall had a great time.Good for backpackers.

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Panama City, Panama
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In a great location in Cartagena, in the walled city and close to super markets. A really nice and clean place to stay, AC in rooms and pancake breakfast. There's a lot of helpful information on Cartagena and what to do around the area. The owner was really nice and helpful, even offering for us to hang out at the... More 

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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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