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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Mamallena in Bocas, so I immediately booked again when I went to Boquete. Staff were extremely helpful and lovely. But it was the atmosphere that was a totally different feel at this hostel. Kids are allowed and it's also very loud with the band at the restaurant next door. Super loud music playing until Midnight. Would have...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tipical backpacker hostel. Rooms very clean but only cold water for shower. Good infrastructure in order to prepare your own pancake in the morning. Sometimes very busy in the kitchen. Due to the vulcano trips it can be noisy in the night, since they start at midnight or early in the morning Possible to book all kinds of tours

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Clean and safe, right in the centre of town. Lovely staff and very good tours. Some of the dorms get a lot of noise from a restaurant next door, where a band seems to be playing every night but they stop before midnight and it's generaly bareable.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived in Boquete pretty late so we were relieved that the way to the hostel was like 2min. Mamallena is located right next to the central parque which is convenient if you want to stroll around town on daytime, unfortunately that makes it quite noisy at night. The hostel is mice though, clean, well organized and pancake breakfast is...

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I stayed at Mamallena for two nights in a private room with a private bath. It was very basic, but well kept. If it ever gets really hot in Boquete then it would have been uncomfortable in the room as there was no fan and only one small window, but when I visited, it was breezy and cool. The common...

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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Great location, of course. Not the cheapest, but considering the prime location, not expensive either. They let us leave our bags there, when we arrived and left straight for volcan baru with the transport they organize. Afterwards we stayed one night in a dorm. It was basic and small, but the common areas were spacious and nice. It was clean...

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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

A very clean, friendly and sociably hostel. We had a private room that was large, clean, but rather basic. A "self make" breakfast is available each morning with delicious pancakes. The kitchen is probably the most well equipped and well sized of any hostel in Central America. Only slight negative point was the cost of tours, however this was similar...

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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I spent two nights here in the private rooms. The rooms were clean, had a decent sized bathroom and a nice set up. The pancakes were delicious and there was a great setup for the common areas. The location was hard to beat - it's right in the middle of town. I took a bus from David and you could...

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Vail, Colorado
Reviewed 11 December 2016

This place was great. They offer a variety of rooms for reasonable prices. The location right in the heart of town couldn't be better. Miguel and his staff a super knowledgable not only about Boquete, but all of Panama. I highly recommend this place to budget travelers.

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Reviewed 29 November 2016 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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: €17 - €60 (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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