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Our Rooms
Stay and relax in one of our modern and comfortable rooms
Boats To Panama
Book your sailing trip to San Blas, Panama with us
Discover Cartagena
Reserve local tours, and find out everything this city has to offer


Guests can now experience our FREE fiber optic internet, with full coverage in all rooms and social areas of the hostel.

Bar & Restaurant

Reasonably priced food and drinks are available including our famous all day Happy Hour, featuring 2 for 1 Mojitos, Cuba Libres and Caipirinhas.

Playa Blanca Shuttle

This is by far the best option to the beach. Return tickets are open and discounts are available for hostel guests booking in advance.

Friendly Staff

Our English speaking team are on hand all day to help. They can share their great local knowledge and answer any questions you have.
Featured Rooms
Check out our most popular accommodation


140,000 COP/ Per Night 16th February to 24th December
180,000 COP/ Per Night 25th December to 15th February

Dormitory Bed

40,000 COP/ Per Night 25th December to 15th February
60,000 COP/ Per Night 16th February to 24th December


90,000 COP/ Per Night 16th February to 24th December
130,000 COP/ Per Night 25th December to 15th February
Playa Blanca
The best way to see the Rosario Islands

Playa Blanca Shuttle


Exclusively for Hostel Mamallena Cartagena guests when reserving in advance and paying on arrival.


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Where to find us
We are located in the heart of the popular Getsemani neighbourhood
From The Airport
Licensed taxis are available from the outside arrival concourse. Join the queue at the taxi rank, an official will ask you where you are going before giving you a ticket, and directing you to your allocated vehicle. Tell the driver Hostel Mamallena, Calle Media Luna, Getsemani. The journey should take around 20 minutes, costing approximately 13,000  COP – 15,000 COP
From The Bus Terminal
The Cartagena terminal de transportes is located in the east of the city, quite some distance from the city center and tourist areas. We strongly recommend taking a taxi. Navigating the local buses will be very time consuming and difficult, especially with luggage. Taxis should cost 15,000 COP – 20,000 COP. And can take anywhere from 45mins to over an hour in heavy traffic. Tell the driver Hostel Mamallena, Calle Media Luna, Getsemani.
Boat From Panama
If you are looking at arriving to Cartagena by sailboat from Panama and the San Blas Islands then be sure to contact us for more information about your options. We can arrange your sailing for you as well as making sure you have accommodation arranged for when you arrive. Boats arrive at Club Nautico Marina in Cartagena. This is a short taxi journey about 10 minutes to the hostel. Tell the driver Hostel Mamallena, Calle Media Luna, Getsemani.


Calle Media Luna  | # 10-47 | Cartagena de Indias | Colombia
Call Us: +57 (5) 6700 499


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