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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff were excellent, the town is charming. The staff help you plan your trip and book travels for you. I love this place and can't wait to come back. Plus, free pancakes!! Era perfecta! La previa es justa, la locación es central - me encantó el viaje aqui

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Thank Lindsay S
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After 8 weeks travelling central america we were getting a little travel fatigued, but what a relief it was to arrive at this hostel. The staff are friendly and speak perfect English, the location is as central as you can get and the rooms are decent and well furnished. It can be a little noisy, but where isn't in CA!... More 

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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Super clean and comfy hostel with amazing staff. Carsten (unfortunately it was his last day) went above and beyond to give us all the information and advice that he had about Boquete. Definitely made our experience worth while! And the hostel itself is very nice with very clean and comfortable rooms, a nice atmosphere and free breakfast. What's not to... More 

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Stayed in a private room, with its own bathroom for 3 nights. Staff was friendly and helpful. We did a the waterfall/ hot spring tour and the coffee tour though hola panama travel that's connected to the hostel. My boyfriend and I enjoyed our time here and in Boquete in general. We also used hola panama for the transfer to... More 

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Thank _danimlower
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Staued in Mamallenas for 3 nights. Had no clue what the activities were in town but the staff is very friendly and have many suggestions + their own tours. Met great people in this hostel and visited the hot springs + climbed the volcano. The kitchen is well equipped and very clean. Make sure to bring earplugs as the birds... More 

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Thank Remco S
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This is a pretty new hostel, great staff, very helpful, clean sheets dorms for 4 people so it can be a nice change from the 12 bedrooms dorms. Private bar. I'd recommend to anyone who's traveling and wants a nice piece of mind.

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

I didn't stay at the hostel, but I booked tours and transfers with Hola Panama Travel, which is related to the Mamallena hostel. I booked a shuttle from Santa Catalina to Boquete for $35 (which is double the price you pay if you take public transport) and 2 days before my journey they cancelled the shuttle; then a day before,... More 

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing !! Staying at Mamallena made me feel spoiled, wonderful energy, extremely clean and so many room options. It's also situated in the perfect spot in town. It's very easy to walk anywhere you need to go all the convienences are at the front door. Beds are super comfy and the staff are just wicked awesome people !! Stay at... More 

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

We stayed at Mamallena's for two night whilst we visited Boquette to hike Volcan Baru (I very much recommend doing the same). The hostel had very helpful staff who had a great knowledge of the local area and offered great advice, linked to our budget and timings, as to how best spend our time. The hostel ran a shuttle to... More 

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Reviewed 7 August 2016

I have literally been in here 3 times trying to book rooms and tours. I am a bit quiet and shy and not pushy. But this went too far. The man I have seen the 3 times I have been in here won't even look up to acknowledge me. The second and third times I went in we sat awkwardly... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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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 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“The private rooms are fantastic!”
 of 5 bubbles dustinrdiamond, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The rooms right next to the neighboring restaurant/bar are noisy although we did like the live music.”
 of 5 bubbles reneer433, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Great Location, Fun Atmosphere, Exciting Nightlife, Felt Very Safe”
 of 5 bubbles lukeb873, 13 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Rooms away from the back deck will be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles T5364QZsarahs, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The rooms are pretty dingy”
 of 5 bubbles denise1023, 19 Jan 2015 | Read review
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