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Hostel Mamallena

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We only stayed here for one night but benefitted extremely from the excellent bus service to Playa Blanca. By far the best one we found as you could choose what day you came back at no extra cost. They also had no problem storing our bags for us despite us not being guests there. We came back to stay for...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice Hostel near the city center. Perfect place to meet other Backpacker as socializing is encouraged. Can be a bit noisy during the night, but you'll be out anyways with your new friends. AC all day long which is a huge plus in Cartagena. Very fast laundry service. Nice, uncomplicated, helpfull staff! All in all my favourite Hostel in...

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really laid back and social atmosphere. There's a nice courtyard, and the set-up makes it easy to meet other travelers. There is a bar downstairs, but it doesn't get too loud. People tend to have a few beers at the hostel before going out to party. Wifi was iffy in the rooms, but pretty good overall. The breakfast was nothing...

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Cartagena, Colombia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfy beds, all with air conditioning. Great central location wtih friendly staff and a good party atmosphere. Decent wifi and easy to organise trips to around Cartagena. Big outdoor communal area and bar.

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in a couple of hostels in cartegana . Mamallena was by far my favourite. 24hr air con, clean amenities , cheap bar with good common areas for socializing . Very convienently located close to cheap restaurants and local bars. Staff were very helpful in organizing transportation, day tours etc. Would reccomend staying here

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Boston, MA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely not the nicest hostel I've stayed at in South America but really great price and location for Cartagena. It is walking distance from the walled city and all there is to do there. The included breakfast is pancakes and coffee but they also offer some other cheap, paid options. The beds were comfortable and they has A/C but shower...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Mamallena Hostel is one of many Hostels in the Getsemani Part of Cartagena. We didn't reserve a Hostel in advance, so this Hostel was the our last chance for shelter. Our private room was perfect - if you want to experience how living in a Colombian prison feels like. Dark, dirty room, inconvenient beds, just cold water at the...

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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

A social hostel with lovely staff. Lots of excursions can be organised here at the hostel including playa Blanca and San blas tours. Comfortable beds and nice social areas too. The bar is quite cheap and location is perfect for restaurants

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Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

So everything that you've probably read about this place (both negative and positive) are all true. But there's a reason why it's ranked #3 out of 148 speciality lodging in Cartagena. Because it's seriously the best of the best. Stuart has created a really genuine environment. Meaning that there's no tricks and frills. Just a genuine and awesome environment with...

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Decent hostel, big rooms with air con running 24/7. Wouldn't necessarily call it a party hostel. Pretty chilled. Comfy beds. Good pillows. Bad wifi. Very frustrating. Kitchen is small and very dirty..

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hostel Mamallena

Address: Calle Media Luna, Cartagena, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: €13 - €44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Number 5 was good for internet connection but noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Kaykay, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor is the loudest”
 of 5 bubbles amandaanders, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There may be fewer customers on weekdays than at weekends.”
 of 5 bubbles TrangPea, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Back of courtyard”
 of 5 bubbles RebeccaW286, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Air-Condition needed!”
 of 5 bubbles Steffman, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
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