Mamallena Backpackers Reviews
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This hostel is in the middle of no where- no good bars/restaurants nearby. Staff were good and helpful. Kitchen is below average with no toaster! Breakfast is make it yourself pancakes and coffee (no milk provided). Private room was very small and dark, felt like a cell. Worst hostel I have stayed in Central America. No atmosphere or good common area to meet people. Wouldn't stay again sorry.
What a terrible hostel. Dirty kitchen, very dark stairways, broken and crooked stairs, couches, the couches smelled just like the dirty dog that was sleeping on them. Tiny room with a mattress full of limps. We left the first day and let Hostel World keep the deposit.
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 41+
- (1 review)
The hostel has a good vibe, very secure, not the cleanest but not filthy either. Has all the facilities you will need and free pancakes. Good wifi too. Staff during the day are fantastic and helpful, the guy on night duty is grumpy though
Really nice hostel! We only stayed there for 1 night but wish we could have stayed longer! The atmosphere is so cool and there are lots of chillout areas. The AC in the dorms is working perfectly and we had the best night of sleep. Besides that we really enjoyed the free pancake/coffee breakfast! We can only recommend others to stay here.
Staff in the day were not as friendly and helpful as staff in the evening. I felt like I couldn't even ask anything about the canal/airport transfers. My friends were staying at another hostel called Machicho in Marbella where staff were friendly so I booked everything through them! There hostel was pretty nice too so hung out there! Pancakes were good, just make sure you buy the fruit etc, as only batter is provided! Other than that could do with more charging sockets in the room!