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Reviewed 5 November 2014

Stayed longer than expected in Boquete at Mamallena. Hostel is in a central location and close to the shops and bus to David. Everything was clean and tidy. Staff helped out with any requests. No problems. Would happily stay there again.

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

Thanks so much for your review...we are please that you like our place and that you enjoy your stay with us....thanks again

Cape May, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

While traveling through Panama I was told by multiple travelers to stay in Mamallena's while in Boquete. Being that this was the only hostel I was ever told about in Boquete it only made sense to stay there. Not only did they offer free wifi but the rooms were clean, the beds were comfortable, and breakfast was included! Additionally, they...

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

Thanks so much for you review....in behalf of the Hostel Mamallena Boquete...we are glad that you had good stay with us....all the best to you in your jorney....

Boquete
Reviewed 31 October 2014

This hostel is so nice. Initially I was only gonna stay a few days but ended up staying a full week. The staff was really helpful with pretty much everything. The hostel also runs daily tours which I would highly recommend. Also very convenient to grab one of their shuttles to bocas if you're heading that way. You pay a...

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

Thanks so much for your review, our team feel very please that you enjoy and appreciate their work....welcome at any time, Hostel Mamallena Boquete Team...

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 31 October 2014

Really liked this hostel. Had a good time! The hostel is quiet and cosy but still very good to socialise and meet other travellers. We had some really nice evenings (inlcuding BBQ). The breakfast is basic but decent. The hostel itself is very clean and well maintained! The staff is helpful and has loads of advice for you and can...

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

Hello, thanks so much for your review, we are glad that you like our place and you enjoy your stay in Hostel Mamallena Boquete....

Prince Frederick, Maryland
Reviewed 30 October 2014

Best place Ive been in a long time. The hostel is comfortable, rooms are clean, breakfast is free, and the staff is wonderful. I had a lot of questions and everyone there was more than happy to answer them and give me extra advice on activities near bye. Its located in a very cool mountain town with everything you need...

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

Thanks so much for your comments....with your reveiw we felt that you appreciate our work and effort...be welcome at any time....Hostel Mamallena Boquete Team.

Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 30 October 2014

I stayed in this hostel couple weeks, and I can say that was right choice! I never saw that friendly stuff like here. Anytime I came to reception for little (for me big deal) question i got best answer, tips where to go hike, where to buy best coffee, where to chill but also where to find doctor, coz I...

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

Thanks so much for your review, in behalf of Hostel Mamallena Boquete we appreciate your comments....Thanks

Panama
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Wow! Hands down probably the best hostel i stayed in over my 8 months travelling Central America. Usually I'm very brief with my reviews, but Mamallena is worthy of a bit of extra time and effort. The location, atmosphere, and price is great but the staff is what makes it. Spacious dorms with comfortable mattress and bedding, fully equipped and...

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

Muchas gracias por el review, be welcome at any time again....

Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

bed bugs everywhere! The staff is average. The dorms are large and bright. If you come here you should be aware that it is hard to sleep, because a bar is right there. The hostel offers many tours and shuttle services

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

Hello hope you having a good trip and good day....been thinking much about your review and for sure I remember very well both of you girls....you came to the hostel with your friend and we showed you a dorm bed and then you said that was bed bugs in the beds, then we showed another dorm room and even just...

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2014

Really enjoyed my stay here, the guys on the reception and tour booking where really informative, they know there stuff about the place and if you don't want to go on a hike with a guide they will also help and tell you how to do it yourself. We had an awesome private room (don't know about the dorms) with...

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

Hello in belhal of the staff of Hostel Mamallena Boquete, we want to thanks for this review. We are happy that you enjoy your stay in our place. And also im appreciate much that if our kitchen was crowded is coz are backpacker around meeting other great travelers like you....you are the kind of person who really know what is...

Reviewed 23 September 2014

This was one of the best hostels we've stayed in throughout our trip in Central America! The private room was just like a room I would expect at home. The lounge areas are comfortable and airy. The movie selection is huge & great to enjoy a cosy movie on the couch after a long day or transit. The staff are...

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

This was one of the best hostels we've stayed in throughout our trip in Central America! This say eeverything....means that we are doing a good job and I glad that you enjoyed our place....thanks so much. Have a great life.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: RM106 - RM244 (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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