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Hostel Mamallena Reviews

Parque Central, On the Central Park, Boquete, Panama

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99 Total Reviews
  • 82%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 80%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 76%Facilities

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pros: great location, friendly receptionist, travel agent desk competitive pricing and handy location, heaps of movies on offer, common room has lots of space, power points at every bunk (top & bottom), good wifi. cons: only one shower downstairs has hot water - the one closer to reception is only cold water (sucks finding that out the hard way), pancake breakfast sounds good but it would be nice to have more than just maple syrup to put on top, bar next door is loud.


It was really a great place. It was pretty quiet with people always heading out to the volcano. Cleaning all the time. Staff were informative about their tours. Pretty good.


Located in the centre of Boquete so thats good. They organise a lot of tours. Don't expect to have a good rest though, the music from the cafe next door is very loud, and the door between the bed and the hallway is not thick enough to block out any sound, let alone the drunk English dudes. Also: they don't have hot showers so don't believe that. Good atmosphere though, and the staff is very helpfull.


A nice place owned by some friendly Italians. There is a good courtyard to relax in which is a pizzeria at night.


Hostel was in great location. Staff were helpful. Rebecca was extremely helpful and friendly.


Mamallena´s has an excellent location as it is right by the town square and is very easy to find from the bus stop. Bear in mind that this is a very busy hostel with many people coming and going so it may not be ideal for those looking for a relaxing hostel. The facilities are good, there is a large kitchen for guest use, 3 computers, an indoor communal room where you can watch movies and a courtyard at the back. There are also lockers and you can book shuttles or excursions through reception.

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