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Featured Hostels in Cancun

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Selina Community Cancun Lagoon Hotel Zone
Selina Community Cancun Lagoon Hotel Zone
2.0 out of 5.0 Blvd. Kukulcan 9, Zona Hotelera, Cancun, QROO
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$36
3.8/5 (93 reviews)

Something that I didn’t like was that there was some really loud people at 4am in the morning arguing and screaming not letting people sleep.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2019
Located in Zona Hotelera, this beach hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Forum By The Sea Mall and Cancun Convention Center. Caracol Beach and Delphinus Dreams ...
Señor Frogs Hostel - Adults Only
Señor Frogs Hostel - Adults Only
2.0 out of 5.0 Blvd Kukulcan Km 9.5, Zona Hotelera, Cancun, QROO
$66
4.4/5 (98 reviews)

Professional development, exelent vibe,Good experience

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2019
Located in Zona Hotelera, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Forum Beach and Cancun Convention Center. Caracol Beach and Delphinus Dreams are also within ...
Selina Community Cancun Downtown
Selina Community Cancun Downtown
2.0 out of 5.0 Av. Tulum nº 75, Sm. 22, Mz. 26, Cancun, QROO
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$24
4.2/5 (71 reviews)

Great place to meet travelers. Lots of activities and ways to interact, great bar and food right outside! Great yoga classes available and plenty of options from dorms to super nice suites.

Reviewed on May 27, 2019
Located in Downtown Cancun, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Las Palapas Park and Ceviche Square. Market 28 and Séptimo Día Adventist Church are also ...
Hostel Boutique & Beach Club Agua y Fuego - Adults Only
Hostel Boutique & Beach Club Agua y Fuego - Adults Only
2.5 out of 5.0 Calle 14 y 16 Lt 12, SM 22 Mz 5, Cancun, QROO
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$9
5.0/5 (2 reviews)

This is by far the best Hostel around, don't look for others, period. Andrea is really friendly person, Mauricio on the roof garden is a really positive fella as well as Herberts they are allways smiling and willing to help having fun, breakfast is included everyday and the chef is a master making ...

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2019
Located in Downtown Cancun, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Plaza Las Americas and Dubai Palace Casino. Galenia Hospital and Market 28 are also within ...
Balu Hostel
Balu Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 Avenida Rueda Medina, SM 008 M 001 L 001, Isla Mujeres, QROO
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$12
3.8/5 (39 reviews)

I had the opportunity to do some acro yoga with a very warm and proficient group of instructors while staying there. It was great fun!!

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2019
Situated in Isla Mujeres, this beach hostel is 4.3 mi (6.9 km) from Punta Sur and within 12 mi (20 km) of Market 28 and Plaza Las Americas. Galenia Hospital ...
Hostel Inn Cancun
Hostel Inn Cancun
2.5 out of 5.0 Calle Chaca, LT 9 SM 23 MZ 47, Centro, Cancun, QROO
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$10
4.2/5 (44 reviews)

This hostel is very clean. The breakfast isn’t much to write home about, but I didn’t expect a buffe or anything. We were very late to arrive due to a series of bad flights and the hostel desk person was very understanding and stayed up for us which was awesome!

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2019
Located in Downtown Cancun, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Mercado 23 and Market 28. Plaza Las Americas and Dubai Palace Casino are also within 2 ...
Selina Community Playa del Carmen
Selina Community Playa del Carmen
2.0 out of 5.0 Calle 2 Norte at Calle Quinta Avenida, Colonia Centro Solidaridad, Playa del Carmen, QROO
$21
4.0/5 (40 reviews)

Great location close to ferry & “downtown”. Typical set of wandering millennials, loud music by pool late into night, but bring ear plugs & you’re night. Daytime staff was much friendlier & accommodating than night staff. Pretty much a true hostel - you get a bedsheet, but no towels & no breakfast ...

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2019
Located in Centro, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Quinta Avenida, Playa del Carmen Main Beach, and Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal. Mamitas Beach ...
Nomads Hostel & Bar Cancun
Nomads Hostel & Bar Cancun
2.0 out of 5.0 Av Carlos Nader 2, Centro, 2A, Cancun, QROO
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$70
4.6/5 (54 reviews)

The friendly staff to be honest ..all of them were super to me ..an made my dental trip all that more bearable!

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2019
Located in Downtown Cancun, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Séptimo Día Adventist Church and Market 28. Plaza Las Americas and Dubai Palace Casino are also ...
Izsla Experience Hostel
Izsla Experience Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 Av 10 Esquina Calle 8, Colonia Centro, Playa del Carmen, QROO
Free Cancellation
$9
Located in Centro, this hostel is steps from 3D Museum of Wonders and Quinta Avenida. Playa del Carmen Main Beach and Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal are ...
Hostel Morenita Linda
Hostel Morenita Linda
2.0 out of 5.0 40 Av Carlos Nader 2A, Cancun, QROO
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$17
5.0/5 (6 reviews)

The two lovely ladies, and the gentleman we’re amazing

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2019
Located in Downtown Cancun, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Benito Juarez Municipal Building and Market 28. Plaza Las Americas and Dubai Palace Casino are ...
Namastay Hostel
Namastay Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 Avenida 30 Manzana 26 Lote 4, Col. Gonzalo Guerrero, Playa del Carmen, QROO
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$9
4.9/5 (10 reviews)

This is the best hostel in the area. It's clean, quiet, and centrally located near restaurants, pharmacies, grocery stores, laundry, barbers, and within walking distance of all of the attractions. The guests are mostly European travelers and many were there for diving. The WiFi is strong throughout ...

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2019
Located in Gonzalo Guerrero, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Quinta Avenida and Central Square. Playa del Carmen Main Beach and Mamitas Beach Club ...
Hostal MX - Hostel
Hostal MX - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 5ta Avenida #209 entre calle 10 y 12, Playa del Carmen, QROO
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$41
4.2/5 (35 reviews)

The hostel is at the city center and those people i met over there were awesome. The hole hostel pre-game together and went to the party together - good energy, good vibes. Would recommend this hostel for backpackers who are down to meet some internationals. 5 Star Hostel

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2019
Located in Gonzalo Guerrero, this hostel is steps from 3D Museum of Wonders, Quinta Avenida, and Playa del Carmen Main Beach. Mamitas Beach Club and Playa del ...
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Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun - All Inclusive

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Blvd. Kukulkan km 16.5, Zona Hotelera, Cancun, QROO
    4.0 out of 5.0
     
     
    4.4 out of 5 (7280 reviews)

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    Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun

    Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun

    Blvd. Kukulcan km. 9.5, Zona Hotelera, Cancun, QROO
      5.0 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.6 out of 5 (4134 reviews)

      Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun$279

      Aug 5 - Aug 6

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      What Is a Hostel?


      If you're searching for somewhere affordable to stay in Cancun, one of its 35 hostels might be a great choice. No two hostels look identical, but these dorm-style accommodations all have the following:

      • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)
      • Budget-friendly prices
      • A social setting

      Hostels are a great way to stay in Cancun for a lower cost, so you can save more for fun things to do. You can check out the entertainment venues and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like snorkeling.


      Hostels in Cancun

      Ready to book a hostel in town? These options get the highest reviews from our customers and could be a good place to start looking:

      Señor Frogs Hostel - Adults Only - You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as free parking. You'll find towels and showers in all rooms.

      Hostel Inn Cancun - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Cancun Bus Station ADO. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a rooftop terrace. Rooms come with towels and linens.

      Coco Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Cancun Bus Station ADO. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as free parking. Rooms come with towels, showers, and linens.

      Mayan Monkey Hostel - Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

      Hostel Cancun - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Cancun Bus Station ADO. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. You'll find towels and showers in all rooms.


      When Is the Best Time to Visit Cancun?


      The weather can be important when you're discovering new places, so here are some stats that might be helpful:


      • The hottest months are typically August and July, while December and March are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 85° F and nighttime temperatures average 67° F
      • April-June: 86° F is the daytime average and 69° F is the nighttime average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 88° F and nighttime averages are around 73° F
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 85° F during the day and 66° F at night
      • Average rainfall is 1.65 inches in a year

      What Can I Do in Cancun?


      Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might appreciate these places to visit:

      Top Sights
      • La Isla Shopping Mall
      • Delfines Beach
      • El Rey Ruins
      Natural Features
      • Las Palapas Park
      • Kabah Urban Park
      • Jardín del Arte
      Cultural Attractions
      • Cancun Cultural House
      • Museum of Popular Mexican Art
      • Tequila Museum

      In general, Cancun is known for its:

      • Beaches
      • Entertainment
      • Restaurants
      • Snorkeling
      • Excursions

      How to Get to Cancun and Around the Area


      You can find the nearest airport in Cancun, Quintana Roo (CUN-Cancun Intl.), 9.1 mi (14.6 km) from the city center. An alternative is Cozumel, Quintana Roo (CZM-Cozumel Intl.), which is 45.6 mi (73.4 km) away. Once you've arrived, you may want to use public transit during your trip. Head to Cancun Bus Station ADO for metro transit.