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chitre
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Got a private for 27 a night and slept well enough. Its located near plenty of restaurants, stores and right on the busline too. Lots of boat info to Colombia and San Blas. As a fellow hostel owner and operator,,I have absolutely,positively no issues nor worries when recommending this place..

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I've been traveling through Central America since April and I must say that Mamallena was easily one of the best, if not the best hostel I've stayed in so far. The waterfront/deck is the best I've seen in Bocas (and I have been there for a little over a month) with quite a few starfishes around. Also, you can swim...

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Thank Sebastian S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had all the amenities and was easy to find. Nothing fancy but had good internet and a bird so we were happy for the one night we stayed there. Customer service was good and there was lots of information on what was nearby for where to eat and shop.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of space to hang out, lounge with tv and separate small balcony, additional tv in large covered lounge/terrace at the rear with large dining table and lots of soft seating. Garden area at the back with seating. Reasonably well equipped kitchen. Make your own pancakes every morning with pancake mix provided and plenty of tea and coffee all day....

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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the hostel is in a sketchy place, the room and bathroom are very dirthy, kitcheen is very small, its was all in renovation and noboddy as tell us, no parking, i wouldnt recommand the place.they also offer activity but its crowded in they car , panama style, didnt like it at all

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere is amazing. The staff is very friendly and will help u with everything u need. Free wifi also! It's in a good spot off Panama city, everything is close. They serve free pancakes in the morning and have air conditioning. You can just relax and watch some TV, listen too music or get connected with all the other...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely stay at mamallenas. The hostel is so chilled out and you can relax on the sofas all day! The wifi is brilliant and the facilities are all very clean and a good standard! It's slightly out of the main area but it's a 5 minute taxi or a 40 minute walk. The manager/owner is so nice...

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Virginia
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Great staff. Location is OK unless you have to be in a neighborhood where everything looks perfect. This is more like the real Panama - and a metro is not that far away. Restrooms and kitchen are clean - and that's important. A/C goes on at 9pm (when I didn't need it...), so don't expect to sit in your room...

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Bytom, Poland
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Panama city is kinda expensive, so don't expect anything for a less than 10$ for a night. Unless mamallena is full and they will allow you to sleep on a couch for 5$, if not there is a pretty nice and comfortable bed in dormitory for 13,2 $ with a breakfast. I am not a big fan of pancaces, but...

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We stayed here in June for one night in Panama City. It was a great hostel and you have the ability to make your own pancakes in the morning. Further, we booked via this hostel our 3-day-trip to the San Blas island for relatively little money. They organised everything and it was gorgeous! Further, the hostel has two nice common...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Hostal Mamallena

Address: Casa 7-62 Calle Primera | Perejil, Panama City, Panama
Region: Panama > Panama Province > Panama City
Price Range: £9 - £20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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Mamallena Backpackers Panama City
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