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Hostel Mamallena

Hostelworld.comUS$ 28*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Had a nice stay here. The location is perfect if you want to stay in Getsemani. The staff is somewhat accommodating... although what they lacked, the owner made up for... great guy, super friendly! It's a chill atmosphere but also very party driven. There was a party outside in the patio every night - nice place to meet people. But...

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Casa762, Owner at Hostel Mamallena, responded to this review

Personally I blame the guests :) They just insist on sitting in the patio area and enjoying themselves night after night!! I do say that its not really a party though, as in that we dont make the party, we provide the place and the guests make the atmosphere, which is what most people really enjoy about the hostel. We...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I've no idea how this is #1 for speciality lodging, met others in the hostel who had the same thoughts. The hostel is God awful, there is cockroaches in the kitchen and the bathroom. Also the music in the bar downstairs is so loud that your bed will vibrate - it stops at around 4/5am despite having no customers. Staff...

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Casa762, Owner at Hostel Mamallena, responded to this review

This is really the worst hostel you have ever stayed in? Ok....... I find that hard to believe, but each to their own. Which ios why we do stress on our website that the hostel can be noisy, and to please not stay with us if this will annoy you. This fact has also been noted a few times on...

London
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We stayed in a twin room for 2 nights before heading on to other destinations. We liked it enough to return afterwards for our last night in Cartagena. The courtyard area is a nice space to relax in with a cold beer and provides welcome relief from the sun, but the real relief comes from the air con in the...

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

We were three people going to do a sailing trip from Cartagena, Colombia, to Panama with a few days on the San Blas Islands. Booked with the Mamallena Hostel in Cartagena that booked us a 5 day tour with Captain Olivier and Lisa as crew. All in all we have been in Latin America for more than 7 months, but...

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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I've been to medialuna and el viajero hostel and mamallena is by far the best. Full of cool people who are open and fun to meet, good quality/price, a bar right next to it and the staff is extremly helpful and friendly! Great pancakes for breakfast!!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 August 2016

A good combo of party and chill. We found the noise didn't bother us at all as the courtyard closes at midnight but the bar is open till 3am so there's always a spot to drink and have fun. Private room had everything we needed, plus great wifi and air con! Would definitely go again and recommended to anyone whether...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is definitely a young crowd party hostel- we felt old and we are 29/33. The rooms were nice and clean and cool. Is a nice Hostel with good vibes and The staff was absolutely wonderful and very helpful.

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Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This was the first hostel I landed in on the start of a 5 month travel. It was my first time traveling on my own so I was kind of daunting, after a few hours these feelings were forgotten about. Very easy going "semi party hostel" great place to make friends.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We didn't actually stay at Mamallena but were in the predicament of having checked out of our AirBnb with nowhere to leave our luggage before our 8pm boat. We emailed Mamallena and the manager very kindly said we could keep our bags there for a few hours. We sat in the courtyard and had a few beers and it had...

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Casa762, Owner at Hostel Mamallena, responded to this review

We're nice like that, most of the time :) I do have to mention that you bought up one of the problems with regards to Airbnb, next time stay with us and dont have to worry about where to leave your bags!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2016

I loved this Hostel! The owner is super helpful, friendly and welcoming. Having stayed at multiple hostels in Cartagena, I would 100% reccomend Mamallena to anyone. It is located in a great area, which was great for exploring the city.

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Hostel Mamallena

Address: Calle Media Luna, Cartagena, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: ₹ 840 - ₹ 3,167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Number 5 was good for internet connection but noisy.”
Kaykay, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor is the loudest”
amandaanders, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There may be fewer customers on weekdays than at weekends.”
TrangPea, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Back of courtyard”
RebeccaW286, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Air-Condition needed!”
Steffman, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
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