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Hostel Mamallena

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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 15 March 2014

I have stayed many times in Mamallena because it has a great location, right in the middle of everything, and next to a very nice bar restaurant. I'm a woman that sometimes travel by myself and Mamallena always have made me feel cool and safe. Miguel and the staff always help in everything that I have needed and make me...

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Wateringen
Reviewed 15 March 2014

I was going to stay in Boquete for only a few days...but because of Mamallena i ended up staying there for almost 2 weeks! The most important is the great athmosphere in the hostel...its so easy to meet new people here, outside in the garden, or in the big and well equiped kitchen (they even got a blender)! In this...

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Managua, Nicaragua
Reviewed 14 March 2014

Mamallena was a highlight of my trip. The hostel has a vibe that is welcoming and the staff was friendly and super helpful. It was nice to relax in the mountains, escape from hot and humid, and enjoy the luxury of hot water and a big kitchen. Reliable Internet, good location, and most importantly clean. One of the best hostels...

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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 14 March 2014

I have stayed here several occassions and its become one my favorite places to stay. I always go on my own because i know i will never spend a minute alone really good to meet other people.There is so many chill areas to hangout and so much going out all day which makes it so much fun, being Boquete such...

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Reviewed 14 March 2014

i arrived in boquete as my first stop in central america after i did my spanish school. i was still a little bit nervous about the whole travelling-alone thing. and then i found mamallenas in boquete. i had an absolutely amazing time. the famous bbqs, the friendly staff, including the owner miguel are one of the best hostel crews i...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 9 March 2014

We spend 2 nights in private room at hostel Mamalena. + Rooms are simple but nice with wooden floor + location is great. + pancakes - they DON`T have hot water at all. Only cold water. - part of the staff is too laid back, they talk with you and same time keep they feet on table. - cockroaches -...

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Dortmund, Germany
Reviewed 5 March 2014 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights at mamallena. It's located in the center of boquete and was the only hostel which had free beds during carnival. We got a 4 bed room which was nice but the next day we had to move to a dorm (they did not tell is when we arrived). In the dorm one of us got bed...

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Missoula, Montana
Reviewed 5 March 2014 via mobile

Hot showers was a pleasant surprise. The private room was much nicer than I expected it to be. It was very clean and the bed was comfortable. There is a big kitchen and a nice back patio space. There is a lot of space for chilling. The central location is convenient. The biggest draw back of this place is the...

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Hostel M, Manager at Hostel Mamallena, responded to this review

Thanks so much for you review we really appreciate. Mamallena Staff

Cupertino, California
Reviewed 2 March 2014

We didn't look around for other accommodations in Boquete as we were planning on staying at the Mamallena Hostel in Panama City also. As adults after travelling in many places around Europe and New Zealand, my expectation of a hostel was a bit different. European hostels have changed over the years to cater to adults and their needs. We stayed...

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Hostel M, Manager at Hostel Mamallena, responded to this review

Thanks so much for you longer review... will tell you something all the backpacker travelers that have been in our place like our large ktichen and they told us that is one of the best kitchen in their travel....in march when you stop by here the entire town get in problems with water supply for the first time, thing that...

Bocas Town, Panama
Reviewed 1 March 2014

Even though the whole town was without water for our 3 day stay in boquete, mamallena boquete still stands as my favourite place in all of panama. The young staff were hilarious and totally helpful when it came to answering our questions and suggesting good places for coffee and food. We arrived for all-you-can-eat BBQ night and eventhough we didn't...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mamallena Boquete hostel is your home away from home! Here it is the atmosphere and the service that makes the difference! Everything is made to make you feel comfortable and happy. Our friendly staff composed by locals and volonteers has an answer for anything you wonder. It is also the most reliable source of information about Boquete and surroundings, ATM, transportation, travels and hostel facilities. In a colourful colonial wooden building with strong character, we provide different types of private rooms with en-suites and dorm beds, we've got a room for everyone. Add to that our great beds, free pancake breakfast, free internet and movies, great customer service and you have the perfect hostel for your stay in Boquete. Whether it's for a night, a week or a month, you're more than welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Mamallena

Address: Parque Central, Light Blue House | Bajo Boquete, Boquete 0413, Panama
Region: Panama > Chiriqui Province > Boquete
Price Range: ₹ 1,571 - ₹ 2,422 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“Private room with ensuit was wdequate”
 of 5 bubbles Ba8ydriver, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“unsure about the dorm rooms, but the private rooms with shared bathroom were very small, pay the extra and get private room with ensuite”
 of 5 bubbles CindyBrisVegas, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Dorms are good, you can charge your phone next to where you sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles 196alexanderv, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The private rooms are fantastic!”
 of 5 bubbles dustinrdiamond, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The rooms right next to the neighboring restaurant/bar are noisy although we did like the live music.”
 of 5 bubbles reneer433, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
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