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Hostel Mamallena Reviews

Parque Central, On the Central Park, Boquete, Panama

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108 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 75%Staff
  • 78%Atmosphere
  • 75%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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Really friendly helpful staff. Tour desk onsite. Right in the centre of town. Would definitely recommend this hostel


What brings down my review is the staff. They were not the kind of staff to willingly offer you information or answer your questions, but rather sat there and ignored you as you stood right in front of them talking to each other. The beds were comfortable and the atmosphere was good. The pancake breakfast was a great addition and the hostel is one of the cheaper ones in the area for what you get. Bring earplugs for the world's most obnoxious birds that hang in the square.


Okay for price of $12. Relatively clean. Cold showers though. Kitchen provided.necessities. bathroom ran out of water on the last day though. Nice to be close to the market.


Super easy to find, which coming after dark is definitely a plus. They seemed a little understaffed when I was there -- there was a little mess with several bookings on the day I arrived, but they solved it in a flash all while cracking jokes with us weary travelers. Nice backyard, clean facilities. Recommended.


- for the mountain hike, a return trip should be offered as well - staff weren't very receptive (except for Juan) - hostel wworld upped the prices by 2.50$/person/night : book directly on the website of the hostel. I thought there were no fees...


The hostel was okay the beds were the most comfortable I've ever slept in at a hostel. The WiFi did not work well in most of the hostel. Also, they charged me the full amount even though I paid my deposit through hostelworld. I didn't realize until after I left though, so I guess that's my fault. Its still a bit shady though.

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