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  • Excellent48%
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  • Average14%
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Breakfast included
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Rooftop Bar
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Reviewed 12 May 2014

The hostel is look nice, clean and the stuff are friendly. The location is not central, better to stay in Casco viejo. The showers were really bad: there were only a weak flow of cold water. The room was beautiful but the bad was not...More

Thank Boaz S
Response from Casa762, Owner at Hostal MamallenaResponded 23 May 2014

Basically we're located in the centre of Panama and you can get to Casco Viejo within minutes, as well as most other places. Its not a historic area but it is pretty local. We do apologise about the water pressure, we'll try and fix that...More

Reviewed 5 May 2014 via mobile

We stayed here some nights directly after arriving in PTY in a private room. Indeed not located in the best (tourist) area, but there is a supermarket on the corner of the street and U can take a taxi to casco viejo for 3-4$ aswell...More

Thank Wieland77
Response from Casa762, Owner at Hostal MamallenaResponded 23 May 2014

Glad you enjoyed it, and we are hoping to do a major building program next year and put in new rooms with private bathrooms and a pool. Hopefully you can make it back one day to see them!

Reviewed 1 May 2014

Arrived in Panama and immediately started sweating buckets worrying about how i would sleep in my hostel. I arrived at 230am and was shown to my dorm style room. Opened the door and was hit by a wall of cold air. Not sure if i...More

Thank Wilson S
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Mamallena was my first "hostal" experience and I hope to have better experiences in the future. The staff were great but the limited a/c left a lot to be desired. We reserved 2 beds and only rooms with 1 were available. The toilet rooms were...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

We booked to stay at this hostel but moved the Next night. The location is terrible and it is much better to stay in Casco Viejo. The staff who booked our San Blas trip were incompetent at organising the transfer to the boat and rude....More

Thank JCN245
Response from Casa762, Owner at Hostal MamallenaResponded 23 May 2014

Thats unfortunate, we love the location, close to public transport, the Cinta Csotera, budget bars and restaurants, its a real backpacker/local area. Granted, its within a 2 minute walk of a starbucks, but there is a McDonalds that close! Casco Viejo is a great area,...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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US$10 - US$29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"You can get a great San Blas tour via the hostel"
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"reserve during hi season"
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"Dorm D1 is nice, don´t take D3"
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"Downstairs dorms have private bathrooms"
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