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    Hostal Mamallena

    Casa 7-62 Calle Primera | Perejil, Panama City, Panama
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Traveler (46)
    Room & Suite (9)
    Dining (1)
    • Excellent48%
    • Very good29%
    • Average14%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible4%
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    “san blas” (56 reviews)
    “private room” (45 reviews)
    “common areas” (31 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Airport Transportation
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    1 - 5 of 417 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed there for a night because we read about the trips they organize and that they get you to San Blas quite cheap. Long story short...they sent more people to the Islands than they have space and we ended up not getting what we...More

    Thank estravellina
    Reviewed September 12, 2017

    Basic, but clean and comfortable accommodation in a neighborhood that's close to the metro stop and a cheap taxi ride (if negotiated correctly) away from Casco Viejo. Definitely not a party hostel, but that's good if you want to get a good night sleep and...More

    Thank Abby C
    Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

    It's a good hostel with very Friendly and helpfull crew! We had 3 nights here, and we could Explore Panama City very well. We booked a overnight tour to the San Blas islands at Mamallena and it was amazing! The guide was really nice and...More

    Thank Richard P
    Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

    I really enjoyed my stay here, I found the staff were friendly and helpful, the kitchen clean and the dorm was large and with good ac. The hostel also has a couple of pets that live there which I loved, however it meant the couches...More

    Thank STownsend90
    Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

    I wasn't really convinced by this hostel. The staff is super nice and they let us check in a lot earlier than planed. That was amazing! On the other hand the couches smelled like cat-pee which didn't make me feel very comfortable hanging around there....More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Price range
    • $20 - $26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Location
    • Panama >
    • Panama Province >
    • Panama City
    • Also Known As
    • Mamallena Backpackers Panama City ,
    • Hostal Mamallena Panama/Panama City
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    Traveler (46)
    Room & Suite (9)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (58)
    Family and Play Areas (7)
    Bathroom (2)
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    "I stayed in a private room and it was nice."
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    "maybe call ahead just enjoy?"
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    "Only book here to stay in a dorm - Look somewhere else for a private room"
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    "If you can afford the private rooms during the stay...well worth it."
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