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Hostel Mamallena

10-47 Calle Media Luna, Getsemani, Cartagena, Colombia


  • 78%Value For Money
  • 78%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 76%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 78%Cleanliness
  • 75%Facilities

Property Information:

At Hostel Mamallena we pride ourselves on great customer service and providing a real backpacker experience.

We also provide three things that most hostels of our standard don't. Our airconditioning is actually turned on 24 hours a day, very rare in this city. And even though we have a bar, we still allow you to bring in your own alcohol! That seems to be less and less common these days but its sure to save you a little cash. The third way in that we are different is that we will let your friends visit you at the hostel. As long as they are respectful of our other guests, and try to consume some of our alcohol in the bar then they are more than welcome to come and visit you at Mamallena.

As a backpacker you choose a hostel for the atmosphere, the value and the information provided to make to make the most of your trip. We have plenty of space to chill and meet others, and just relax in the heat of the day. Our staff can provide all the information you need to know about what to do in Cartagena and how to continue your journey. We can make bookings for buses for onward travel as well as trips to Playa Blanca and Santa Marta/Taganga.

All our rooms on HW have private bathrooms(including dorms) and most are pretty spacious. We dont consider ourselves a party hostel, but were not boring either. Theres usually something going on in the patio or the bar. Wednesday is party night on Calle Media Luna, right in front of the hostel. Its pone of the best nights out in Cartagena and theres usually plenty of people at the hostel enjoying it before heading out.

Our bar is at the front of the hostel and usually open till 1 or 2am. We have a great deal of 2 for 1 drink specials that last all day as well as your normal selection of drinks. The onsite cafe provides a free basic pancake breakfast as well and lunch and dinner. If you'd like other options for breakfast they're pretty well priced as well.

We also have a guest kitchen, although its kinda small, dont say you weren't warned, Its not our fault, the building was built that way! Feel free to use it when you like, but if its as little under stocked its cause everything was stolen :(

If you like animals then you'll feel right at home here. We have our resident, and friendly, dog, cats and an apparent constant flow of kittens.

Come, stay with us, we doubt you'll be too disappointed.

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    Staff were preoccupied with each other and very unwelcoming I just got given a key and not told or shown were my room was. Wifi was terrible and very noisy at all hours
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cafe
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machine


  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Pet Friendly
  • Taxes Not Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Please note:

Hostel Mamallena Located at 10-47 Calle Media Luna, Getsemani, Cartagena.
Hostel Mamallena
Cartagena Bolivar 10-47 Calle Media Luna, Getsemani
80% 237
10.4224797 -75.5449280
Hostel Mamallena
    Rooms available     Standard Double Bed Private Ensuite     8 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite     Standard 4 Bed Private Ensuite
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