All Hostels in Cancún

Welcome to your detailed guide for Cancún hostels. We share all the juicy information you need to know to discover safe, fun and memorable hostels! All that's left for you to do is choose your favourite hostel in Cancún, メキシコ合衆国. Compare prices for Cancún hostels in one easy click - simple. Add your travel dates and watch as all hostel booking sites, including Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and Booking.com, highlight their best price and room availability during your stay.

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Cancún Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Cancún, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

Total number of hostels

34

Average dorm price

$9

Average private room price

$24

Cheapest hostel in Cancún

$4

(Hostel Mundo Maya is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Cancún

7

(Nomads Hotel Hostel & Rooftop Pool is the best rated)

Most Cancún hostels are located in

Colonia Centro, Hotel Zone

Average rating of all hostels

7.1

Hostels in Cancún for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Cancún for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Cancún? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Cancún alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Cancún. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Cancún (no more "I wish I knew this before")

Guess what? Cancún is also named and spelled Cancun - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Cancún here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Isla Mujeres Isla Mujeres (14 Km / 8 mi.)
Puerto Morelos Puerto Morelos (35 Km / 22 mi.)
Playa del Carmen Playa del Carmen (64 Km / 40 mi.)
Isla Holbox Isla Holbox (70 Km / 44 mi.)
Cozumel Cozumel (73 Km / 46 mi.)
Akumal Akumal (98 Km / 61 mi.)
Tulum Tulum (124 Km / 77 mi.)

FAQ about Cancún Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Cancún. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Cancún. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Cancún Hostels

A hostel in Cancún costs on average $9 for a dorm. A hostel in Cancún with private rooms costs on average $24.

Hostelz.com shows all 34 Hostels in Cancún. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Hostelz.com compares prices for 34 hostels in Cancún, メキシコ合衆国. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Cancún such as

  • 29 hotels
  • 10 guesthouses
  • 5 apartments
This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Cancún.

Nomads Hotel Hostel & Rooftop Pool is the best rated hostel for partying in Cancún.
It offers: Bar, Nightclub.

Travel Tips for Cancún - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Cancún

Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for Cancún and メキシコ合衆国.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for Cancún