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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 4 February 2015

Stayed here for a few nights in a private room. The room was spacious and clean, as was the attached bathroom. There was hot water and of course, free pancakes. The hostel is located in the centre of the town and just feet from the bus stop to and from David. There is an excellent grocery store near by as...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 1 February 2015

We stayd in mamallena hostel for 2 days and it was a blast, the staff was helpfull and told oss all we need to know about the place. Good social hostel where you can take som drinks at the back porch. If you want to go to bocas del Toro the hostel offer shuttlebus. Gettent from David to boquete just...

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Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 26 January 2015

i stayed at Mamallena in Jan in private room.. Hostel is located in the center of town close to everything, rooms are nice and clean, kitchen was big and it had some nice social areas. Another bonus about the hostel is that they also sell tours and shuttles. The staff is what makes your hostel for me.. Mama staff was...

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New York
Reviewed 19 January 2015

I didn't meet one person in the hostel who worked there that had a good attitude. Everyone who works there was incredibly snobby and not helpful, and they really don't like Americans. I also climbed up Volcan Baru, but wanted to leave earlier and not take the Mamallena shuttle ($5.00) because I knew I needed more time. They were so...

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Baden, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for only one night. It is clean and beds were comfortable. Shower and toilets VERY small. Price ok and breakfast included! DIY pancakes can cause a crauded kitchen as that one could be bigger for so many rooms. Stuff at the frontdesk could be more welcoming. Hostel is well located in the center of the village and...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 16 January 2015

I stayed at Mamallena for two nights. The hostel was busy and in light of this very clean. I read some posts prior to my stay regarding the unhelpfulness of the front desk staff - personally I did not find this to be the case. I didn't want to pay $25 for their waterfall hike, so when I asked about...

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Thank Louise A
Reviewed 13 January 2015 via mobile

Had the best time... the staff were super friendly helpful and very welcoming ... made me feel right at home... They really go out of their way to help you. Fun dinners and drinking games right in the hostel making you feel like you never need to leave it... i personally had a hard time leaving! very good location (right...

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Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

The young lady at the front desk should not be the face of their business. Though, we have to say that her poor attitude was consistent with everything else at this hostel. The town had a festival while we were visiting (festivals are pretty common in Boquete) and due to the noise, it was impossible to sleep so that is...

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Hostel M, Gerente at Hostel Mamallena, responded to this review

Hello I feel sorry for you bad experience in Boquete...you placed all our rate as the bad in cleannes, service, location, room, price value, etc. etc.... just coz the noisy in town coz the flower and coffee festival thing that is out of our control??? just coz the front lady is in trainne??? and I spoke with her and everything...

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Reviewed 9 January 2015

This has to be my favorite spot in Panama so far. I stayed 3 nights here in a dorm room in January and had a great time. The location is great, right on the central plaza, close to many restaurants, coffee shops and tour locations. The hostel itself quite clean, at least 3 bed dorm i was in, was clean...

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Hostel M, Gerente at Hostel Mamallena, responded to this review

I as manager of Hostel Mamallena Boquete, thanks you so much for your review, we can see that you appreciate our work, that is hard... thanks again.

Reviewed 2 January 2015

I stayed in a private room. The place is comfortable and there are great hot showers. You are literally in the center of town. Miguel and Maria would help you with anything and they off discounted activities with all the popular tours. Pancake breakfast every morning included.

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Thanks so much for your review, we really apreciate you review and our work...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
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: $32 - $49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“Private room with ensuit was wdequate”
 of 5 bubbles Ba8ydriver, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“unsure about the dorm rooms, but the private rooms with shared bathroom were very small, pay the extra and get private room with ensuite”
 of 5 bubbles CindyBrisVegas, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Dorms are good, you can charge your phone next to where you sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles 196alexanderv, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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