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Hostel Mamallena

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Reviewed 30 November 2016

Dorms are clean and very large. Showers are average but do the trick. Very quiet during the day but it picks up at night. Downstairs bar get quite noisy until the AM so don't plan on going to bed before midnight.More

Thank Toby P
Response from Casa762, Owner at Hostel MamallenaResponded 26 December 2016

Yeah, it can be a bit noisy sometimes, but do make a point of warning about that before people come, to try and stop complaints. Unfortunately its often not our bar either, we can control their volume there, but there are other bars in the...More

Reviewed 22 November 2016

Hostel in the heart of Getsemani. Neighborhood felt very safe. Perfectly located for exploring an incredible city. A short walk to most of the city sights. Excellent drink specials. Great staff - Stuart was incredibly helpful.

Thank Kyle H
Response from Casa762, Owner at Hostel MamallenaResponded 26 December 2016

Aw, you're making me blush!! Glad you enjoyed it, but apparently I do have my moments, if you read some of the other reviews about me personally! Glad I can help out some people :)

Reviewed 17 November 2016

Mamallena is definitely a party hostel. I thought our room there was not as good value as other hostels we stayed at in Colombia, but that is Cartagena in general. The 24hr AC is great, and everyone who works there is super nice and helpful!...More

Thank amandaanders
Response from Casa762, Owner at Hostel MamallenaResponded 26 December 2016

Well...... we like to think we arent a party hostel as opposed to a hostel with atmosphere. While our guests are often sitting in our patio area socialising and we do have the bar, we arent making parties nor encouraging wild behavior like in other...More

Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Its a great hostel. Nice staff, lively when you want, quiet when you want, but a few things let it down. The wifi is ok at best. The laundry is a travesty, getting back broken or ripped clothes. But the hostel prices are reasonable for...More

Thank Daniel C
Response from Casa762, Owner at Hostel MamallenaResponded 26 December 2016

Sorry for the down points, internet is a tough one though, we pay for it from the company and often its not the best, but we are in a third world country so we have to take waht we can get. We do pay for...More

Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Just want to say a big thanks to the Aussie dude working ere,very friendly give great advise to us on where to go and places to see,also the staff at the reception great English n also very helpful and nice! Cheers from the paddys🇮🇪

Thank nevhead
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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USD 13 - USD 51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from Cesar V | Reviewed this property |
The black nomad is right on. Say hi to Leo who stands outside the hostel entrance door at night selling "cigarettes".
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"All the privates are off the main patio but the noise quieten down after 12am on most nights"
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"Number 5 was good for internet connection but noisy."
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"Ground floor is the loudest"
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"There may be fewer customers on weekdays than at weekends."
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