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Hostel Mamallena

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed being in this place fun and colorful great staff and very close to places around town. The Free breakfast is one of the best thing specially if you are someone who is hiking and is needing some food before going out and exploring.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

+ Close to a good ATM, supermarket and pharmacy. + free breakfast (pancakes and coffee) + nice to have tour agency in the reception + 5 dollar shuttle to volcan Barú at 11 pm every night + varm showers - dorm lockers were small, fitted only a small small bag. - very noisy at night since they have a bar...

Thank Daniel I
Frankenmuth, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The people here are very friendly and helpful! We purchased the tickets for the shuttle/ferry to Bocas here. Do it as soon as you arrive in Boquete to make sure there is space. Or better yet fly from David to Bocas. People allowed us to use restroom and even took the keys to our rental vehicle to pass along to...

Thank happygoatbucky
Saffle, Sweden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel has a great location in town. I was staying in an 8 bed dorm and like most hostels there's really no place to put your stuff. There are lockers in the rooms though. Free pancake breakfast but you have to make them yourself.

Thank Anna_c_jansson
Treasure Island, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location in the middle of town. The people that work here are fantastic, they know everything there is to know about the town. They not only book trips but can give to advice on what to see. The Hostel is good, nothing special but in my case the people that work there make it extra good. Needed advice on...

Thank bandit153
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place right in the centre of Boquete. Its walking distance to all the restaurants, shops and the few bars we found in town. the staff were great, really helpful, and were fantastic with sorting out the activities that Boquete is famous for ( Volcan Baru trek, hot springs, bikes). The hostel was clean, comfortable with lots of chill out...

Thank IGC_Int
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

With very planning, three of us arrived in town at 11pm at night only to find out that Mamallena and every other hotel/hostel in town was booked. Patricia was very concerned for us and did everything she could to try and find us accommodation. With no luck, she even offered to let us sleep on the couches or ground for...

1Thank taylorlivingston
United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This hostel is ideal for a one night stay. They don't trust their guests and require a $5.00 dollar for the room key and a $10.00 deposit for each bath towel. The private room with bathroom was adequate although the double bed was quite bouncy. The inclusive breakfast was a cook it yourself pancake and stewed coffee from a urn....

Thank Ba8ydriver
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We spend 3 nights in Boquete and stayed all at "Hostal Mamallena". We loved the place, it's in the center of the village, is clean and it has a great mood (you can meet different people from other countries in a different and easy way). The kitchen is super clean, with a woman always taking care of it. The team...

Thank vandalismo r
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 23 February 2017

my sister & I stayed here for 4 nights. we had booked a double room with shared facilities, but ended up paying a little extra to stay in bigger room with private facilities. the shower was always very hot, room was clean. internet worked well. breakfast is cook your own pancakes with coffee, sometimes had to wait for spot on...

Thank CindyBrisVegas

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $35 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“Private room with ensuit was wdequate”
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”
CindyBrisVegas, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Dorms are good, you can charge your phone next to where you sleep.”
196alexanderv, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The private rooms are fantastic!”
dustinrdiamond, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The rooms right next to the neighboring restaurant/bar are noisy although we did like the live music.”
reneer433, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
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