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Famous as a spring-break destination and for the great influx of American tourists wanting a taste of the Caribbean lifestyle, Cancún is much more than the all-inclusive-resort paradise it's famous for being!
The city is informally divided into two different areas. The first one is downtown, where the locals live and that feels like any other regular Mexican city, with streets full of life, Mexican food counters, and traffic with buses full of hospitality-industry-employed locals. The other one is the glamorous "zona hotelera," or hotel zone. The hotels are lined up on a strip of land bordered by blue waters and white sands. Most accommodation options in this area are massive, all-inclusive resorts surrounded by a few clubs that offer an alternative for nights out for those tourists wanting to take a vacation from their resort.
Downtown, though, is where the budget hostels in Cancún and guesthouses with more of a family and local taste are. If you are on a budget, head downtown for accommodation and food and to the hotels area during the day to enjoy the paradise-like beaches. Contrary to what most people believe, Cancun is not an exclusive destination for the wealthy ones and you can really get around without spending much, if you know where to go!
No matter where you decide to spend your nights, all beaches in Cancún are public and although sometimes the big resorts can block the view from the street toward the ocean, you can access them through walkways with pointing boards with each beach's name on it.
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Hostel Mundo Maya
"A better than average accommodation - Overall Hostal Mundo Maya Hostal is a cheap and clean accommodation. Water, small breakfast, and a smiling staff/owner are always available. The owner offered me a glass of beer, very nice. It is 3 blocks from palapas park where you can get 5 peso pastor tacos/15 peso tortas (cheap eats) and about 200 meters from chedraui grocery store (a large major chain in mexico-chedraui is also where you get the bus...
Chacmool Hostel Cancun
"At Chac Mool Hostel, you get a free welcome beer upon your arrival, which makes for a great first impression. The Location Located close to the bus station, it is neatly tucked a few blocks away from Tulum Avenue and sits at the corner of wide open plaza. There are abundant restaurants and cheap food stands close by. Local bus transportation is also just a few blocks away, which makes it easy to get to the main strip. Walmart is also...
"Would be 0, but the linens seemed clean and I was greeted upon arrival - There's no atmosphere, even though it's peak season. It's not a fun place to stay, and lacks the basics of what you expect for a hostel. It's very cheap and depressing. I thought it was on the corner of Maranon and Yaxchilan, but soon found out it's not. It's a dark walk through Maranon back to Yaxchilan, where a lot of places to eat and drink are located." … "Do...
"Hostal Haina is located in downtown Cancun, in a quiet residential area near a small park. The Location It is about a ten-minute walk from the ADO bus station and very close to shopping and eateries. There is a secure wrought-iron iron gate at the entrance, controlled by staff, which lends a comforting air of security to the premises. Reception is a breeze, with friendly staff and an efficient check-in process. Rooms and Bathrooms...
"If you're looking for a party place with party people, book a stay at Hostel Quetzal -- you will definitely have to check out the bar and enjoy the party with other travelers. Although it's a good place to party, it is quiet at night -- they take it seriously that there are also people who want to sleep. The Location The hostel is located a five-minute walk from the ADO Bus Station. Therefore it's very easy to find and the station is...
International Club Hostel
"… at the perfect price. Don't worry: no matter how tight your budget, all our rooms are air-conditioned. Club Hostel offers more than just a good night's rest. You might find yourself swimming in or relaxing by the pool, socializing in the lounge, or enjoying the view from one of the many balconies. Need to take care of business, check your email or contact someone at home? Internet and international phone service are both...
Hotel & Hostal El Meson de Tulum
"Good, clean, friendly vibe - I liked this place and the area of town. Friendly staff, helpful, lively wooden rooms and central garden, close to transport." … "… which gives a unique touch like no other. The fresh atmosphere rendered by the beatiful thatch is very special. The precious woods in our rooms and the comfort of our orthopedic mattress provide you with pleasant sleep and rest.Meson de Tulum Hostel is located at 200...
"… and the most memorable experience on your vacations to Cancun. Sotavento Hotel & Yacht Club offers convenience and a great location between the emerald waters of the magical Mexican Caribbean and the Nichupte Lagoon. The Lush gardens with a spectacular lagoon view provide a unique sensation of relaxation and comfort. Sotavento Hotel & Yacht Club is a great option for vacationers who are looking for the ideal balance between...
"Good and cheap place to stay - This hostel is well located in a safe and central zone. 5 mins walking from the bus terminal, supermarket next block, 1 minute from the urban bus to the beaches. Free kitchen, fridges, wifi, breakfast, jaccuzzi, TV dvds, books. Hot water all day, fans and AC in rooms. Two terraces to take a drink outside. One the best cheap hosting solution in the city!" … "… full kitchen,refrigerator,jacuzzi,...
"Great location - The hostel really offers positive ratings for bottles of water so be careful what you read. This is not my case since i write the review one week after my stay. The hostel has perfect location. It's 5 minutes walking from coco bongo and other clubs in zona hotelera so if you are a party seeker, go here! The rooms are huge and they offer a lot of space. Beds are comfy and even if the bathroom is shared with 40 people, the...
Hostel Ka'beh Cancun
"Hostel Ka'beh Cancun is a hostel that is for travelers who like to party. It seems that this hostel specializes in freebies; you can expect a free-stuff shelf, in which you can find clothes, lotions, or other useful stuff from travelers who have left. Also there is a lot of information about tours and trips that you can do in the Cancún area, including visiting Mayan ruins, swimming with whale sharks, or visiting Coco Bongo. The Location...
"Clean and neat but not warm and welcoming atmosphere - Location is perfect. Facilities are clean and new. Breakfast below average. Staffs would help when being asked up. It is a quite hostel, don't expect something vibrant and warm." … "… what season is, we always have summer time! Maps, Books, Games are available free of charge. Discounted tours are available. The beds and furniture are all brand new and tastefully...
Hostel Mundo Joven Cancún
"Ok but somewhat flawed. - The communal area is on the roof, which means going up there to see if anyone is around. The decks are well laid out with a bar and the area is also used for breakfasts. You may be disappointed with the breakfast here -- far more basic with unpleasant coffee and food often in short supply. The staff seem more concerned with feeding themselves than with taking care of guests. The wifi connection is usually poor or...
Mayan Hostel Cancun
"Cute and fun hostel, with friendly and welcoming atmosphere - my sister and i booked a trip to cancun and decided to stay here for our first night because we were getting in early and we "splurged" and went halfsies on about the equivalent of a $30 CAD a night private room with private bath. The bunks in about a 12-14 person dorm were around 11 or 12 so the extra couple bucks was worth it, or would be worth it even for a private room with...
Bed & Breakfast Garden
"WELCOME TO MEXICO, WELCOME TO CANCUN We are a mexican B&B with a great location just 2 minutes away from Market 28, a handcraft market. Our place has a great enviorment, full of positive energy and surrounded by nature. The idea is to make your stay safe, secure and comfortable, that is why our staff is always ready to help you out and serve you. We are really looking forward to share with you the mexican life style so you can live, feel...
"Clean and good location in Downtown Cancun - Pros -- Clean; Close to several mexican restaurants as well as 24/7 Oxxo stores and Burger King, Subway; Comfortable Beds; Table tennis; friendly personnel. Cons -- Booked a double room, but only one bed was ready on arrival. 2nd bed was organized in a few minutes; Seemed to have been a office before / no deco / lacks a little of charm; a little bit of street noise recognizable; discussion...
Mayan Hostel 1
"… number 17. We are a 3 minute walk from the ADO bus station and 1 block down the street from Las Palapas, which is an amazing food court, and 15 minutes by bus to the beaches here in Cancun. We have private and shared rooms avaliable, with an amazing breakfast in the morninng. We offer tours and club specials at the best prices for our guests to enjoy everything here in Cancun. Mayan Hostel 1 has a friendly and relaxed...
Sotavento Hostel By Pocna
"… on the Lagoon Directly in the heart of the Cancun's Hotel Zone. Managed by Pocna Hostel Isla Mujeres where the locations and price are all outstanding. If you visit Mexican Caribbean don't forget visiting Pocna & Sotavento Hostels.A small intimate hotel, located on Cancun's waterway connecting the beautiful Laguna Nichupte and the Bahia de Mujeres. The hostel is newly renovated. This hostel is located near to the...
"Superb Place to Stay - Some hostels just get it right. Orquideas is one of those. The location is excellent, just a short walk from the ADO bus terminal and close to downtown bars and restaurants and the delightful Parque de las Palapas. The hostel is light and airy. The reception and lounge are at the entrance and through there is the outside communal area. There is also a covered area with a row of hammocks and some amazing murals on the...
Hostel Natura Cancún
"Perfect location/kind & caring staff - The location is PERFECT! The beach is right around the corner. I'd say about 2-3 minute walk from the steps. All the clubs & restaurants are the opposite direction, a 5 minute walk straight from the steps. I recommend taking the bus, it's very efficient. Very cheap. Very fast. A taxi wanted to charge me $14 used for a ride that cost me $0.71 usd & minutes on the bus. The buses also come right outside...
"Very poor - This is the worse hostel i have been in my life. Too much noise in the house. The music was too loud in the night and no good food, if you asked for help they will not help you, the reception not really nice guys ... they are not helping us at all, there a lot of nice hostel better than this one ... this hostel the worse." … "… or hop on one of the local busses (9 mexican pesos or 0.90 USD) for a 10 minute ride to...
Hostel el Corazon
"… BBQ area, kitchen with 4 cooking stations, fridge, rooms equipped with A/C, 24 hour security, free parking, taxi cab (upon request), free WiFi and continental breakfast. We offer several styles of accommodation to fulfill our traveler needs, including communal dormitory, private, and single gender rooms (female only). Our beds are the most comfortable in town. Enjoy in our complimentary tea or coffee service, or enjoy your...
"Good choice for small budget travelers - Las Flores was a decent and safe place to stay for a week. The location is central, just 3 minutes walk from ADO bus station and big supermarkets are found near too. It was full all the time, most travelers stayed there 1-2 nights so you will most likely have chat with people all over the world while there. The gate was basically always locked so outsiders couldn't get in easily. Lockers were not many...
The Wine Hostel
"… with continental breakfast included. It has a 200 sq roof garden where relaxing and enjoying the location is appropriate. OUR ROOMS We have 8 fresh and cute rooms, 4 with double beds and access to a third party; 4 rooms with shared rooms, hot water and wireless internet. SERVICES at "The Wine Hostel Cancun"Our Bed and Breakfast also offers various services such as tourist information, wireless internet and a wonderful roof terrace,...
Hostel Cancun Natura
"… the Hostel. IMPORTANT: *If you pay with a Debit or Credit Card you will be charged 5% extra of the total amount due to the Bank Comision*. *There is also a $20 u Services and activities Amazing common area lagoon view, WiFi,Sound system, Bar and restaurant downstairs, lockers, safe box. Surroundings Centrally located in 'the Heart of the Entertainment center' of Cancun's famouse Hotel Zone! 1.5 kilometers away from Plaza...
"… energy to do any demanding activity We have 24 hrs reception, A/C in the privates and fans and lockers in the dorms. We also have cold drinking water 24/7 coffee and tea, and a clothes washing station where you can wash your clothes by hand for free. Come stay with us, enjoy some stories from Hector, a native mexican who has been working in tourism in Cancun for 30 years, and find a pueblito inside Cancun! Pueblito Hostel...
Hostal San Patricio
Av. Yaxchilan SM 25 MZ 6 Lote 69, , QR
Green 16 Hostel
"Not a hostel but a room that doesn't have any security and a door that didn't shut properly. The only hostel in Cancun that could benefit from Wilma. It needs blowing down. Awful. We ended up there for 1 hour and then went over the road to the holiday inn express." … "… single king size, double, two-bed and rooms. All our rooms have a private bathroom and shower, air conditioning, TV, convenience store, laundry,...
Hostel San Carlos
"This is a great little hotel. It's close to the bus terminal, and close to the main shopping area of Cancun Centro, plus other markets. Not the best spot to be if you want to party, but the hotel zone is very easily accessed via bus R1 or R2." … Sm 23 Mza 32 Calle Cedro
Tuch Hostal Cancun
"… park. If you like to meet people, traditions, local food, With a friendly atmosphere. We are the perfect place for You. Maps, Books, Games are available free of charge. Discounted tours are available. -Dorm with A/A -kitchen for your use -Free Wi Fi -Hot water showers -Free drinking water -Breakfast included -Free towels -24 hrs. Reception -Games. Please note: Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival. In case of a late...
Hostel Laurel 41
"Our hostel has a great location just in the heart of Cancun's downtown, everything is within walking distance, banks, supermarkets, restaurants, shops and the bus station. We are just 15 minutes from the beach by bus and 25 minutes from the international airport! Laurel hostel has very nice atmosphere, we have exelentes serviceability and services. Here, you can feel at home, what else are you looking for? Book now! We have availability of...
Casa Bonita Cancun B
"… away from hypermarkets _Sam's Club, Walmart, Costco, Soriana, Home Deport, City Club, Paseos Cancun, etc. Cancun has a lot to offer in sun and fun, day and night. Great beaches, water sports, the greatest SCUBA diving, fabulous night life at Coco Bongo, The City, Bulldog, Daddy'O, among others, plus the cultural sites of Ancient Mayan civilization - Chichen Itza, Ek-Balam, Merida, Playa del Carmen, Tulum and Isla Mujeres are great...
Casa Roja Cancun
"… air conditioning - ceiling fan - private bathroom and separate shower - hot water - TV - wireless Internet - microwave - refrigerator - coffee maker - a double bed (queen size) and a sofa area. The Banyan Loft - stylish king size bed with orthopedic mattress - air conditioned - SKY TV (with English language channel) - Wi-Fi wireless internet - DVD Player (with movies and music CDs to play) - Books & magazines - Walking...
Cancun Plaza Condo Mexico
Blvd Kukulkan km 20.5 L65 Cancun Plaza Condo, Blvd Kukulkan km 20.5 L65 Cancun Plaza Condo
Ikaro Suites Cancun
"… suite-type accommodations are air conditioned and offer free toiletries, cable TV, and a coffee machine. They also feature an equipped kitchen and city views. Concierge, as well as laundry and ironing services are available. Ikaro Suites is 50 metres from handcraft market '28', and the ADO bus station is 100 metres away. Cancun International Airport is 30 minutes' drive away. Please note : Cancellation Policy : 24 hours....
"SALVIA CONDOMINIUM IS RIGHT ON CANCUN BEACH ALL ROOMS OCEAN VIEW WITH FULL KITCHEN, AIR.CONDITION AND NEXT DOOR TO ALL CANCUN ENTERTENMENT. We offer single, doubles, triple and quadruple rooms, all with private bathrooms, hot & cold water,air condition towels, security box,SWIMMING POOL. Internet Access Linen Included Towels Luggage Storage Children Friendly Guest Kitchen Telephone/Fax Facilities 24 Hour Reception Travel Desk/Travel...
Hotel Los Arcos Holbox
"Posada Los Arcos is a small hotel located in the heart of the village of Holbox Island. It contains 32 rooms surrounded by a beautiful garden and minutes from the most spectacular beaches of the Riviera Maya. Two types of rooms, basic room with two double beds, private bathroom, hot water, tv, fan and Garden View Double room Standard twin beds, private bathroom, hot water, TV, A / C, fan and Garden View We also have WI fi in common...
"… with independent entrance and parking , only 8 minutes far from the city, in front of Isla Mujeres. We offer some OPTIONALS services, as : Transfer, (ONE 1 way US$38.- Private SUV) Laundry Restaurant Service from 12:00Hrs. to 18:30Hrs. Some activities nearby, as : Mountain Bike route Paddle Board Windsurf lessons Private Speed Boat tours Please note : Cancellation Policy : 3 days. Only cash payment accepted on...
Naranja 2 Guesthouse
"… room has a queen sized bed closet, fan, desk and a balcony overlooking the back patio and garden. These last rooms share a bathroom with shower. The third room has a king size bed, desk, closet, fan, a hammock and a private bathroom with a shower. We provide internet connection. Guests can use the kitchen which has a refrigerator, oven, coffemaker and microwave. This Guest House is in a perfect location because it is in the...
Hotel Plaza Kokai
"… Cancun has been remodeled in order to be always updated to our guests needs. Plaza Kokai Cancun has everything for the traveler: centrally situated, exquisite Regional and International cuisines, comfortable and tranquil guestrooms, family ambiance, as well as a professional and kind service. An excellent option, at a reasonable price. At Plaza Kokai Cancun restaurants we have a gastronomic variety to satisfy the most...
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