Hostels near Downtown Cancun

by Cristina on April 16, 2009

by Cristina | April 16th, 2009  

hostels-mainWhether you are planning a short spring break in Cancun or want to spend a longer vacation here, the budget usually influences what type of accommodation you are looking for. And if you are at the party all night, soak up the sun all day age then you are most likely looking for a hostel to spend your nights in.

You can stay right in the heart of downtown, close to restaurants, shops, park and within a short drive from the beaches, for as little as US$10 per night.

Haina Hostal

Address: Orquideas 13 Sm.22

Located right opposite the park, Haina Hostal is right in the heart of Cancun, within walking distance of the bus station and close to the beach as well (10 min by car). There’s free internet available and the rooms have AC and TV. Breakfast is included in the room price. The towels and linen are also included and the guests can use the kitchen.

The prices range between US$9 and US$16 per bed per night, depending on the type of room you want. You can choose between double rooms, as well as 6 bed or 8 bed dorms.

>>read more and book a bed at Haina Hostal

International Club Hostel

Address: Calle Orquideas num 7 sm 22 mza 14 Colonia Centro

Located right in the heart of downtown, International Club Hostel is among the few hostels in Cancun which have a swimming pool. There’s also free internet available and the breakfast is included in the room price as well. You don’t have to bring your own towels either. The guests can use the fully equipped kitchen.

Prices range between US$7 and US$17 per bed per night, depending on the type of room you choose. The hostel offers singles, doubles, 4 bed, 6 bed and 10 bed dorms.

>>read more and book a bed at International Club Hostel

The Cancun Nest

Address: Calle Alcatraces #49 S.M. 22 Q. Roo

Located close to the bus station and within walking distance of the city’s two most entertaining streets, The Cancun Nest is the perfect place to stay if you are looking for a basic hostel at very good prices. There’s free internet in the hostel and the breakfast is included in the room price. The guests can use the common kitchen. The beautiful garden is a lovely place to enjoy your breakfast or just have a chat with the fellow travelers.

Prices range between US$8 and US$14 per bed per night, depending on the type of room you want. There are double rooms with bathroom ensuite or with shared facilities, 4 bed or 12 bed dorms with either private or shared facilities.

>>read more and book a bed at The Cancun Nest

Chac Mool Hostel Cancun

Address: Gladiolas 18 SMZA 22 Q. Roo

The hostel is a good choice if you want to be close to the park and pretty much everything else. It’s located in the heart of the city and has a bit of a party atmosphere thanks to the bar.

Breakfast is included but it’s only toast and coffee. So you might want to cook something in the common kitchen. There’s internet available. The linen and towels are also provided.

Prices range between US$10 and US$18 per bed per night, depending on the type of room. You can choose between double rooms, 4 bed, 6 bed and 8 bed dorms.

>>read more and book a bed at Chac Mool Hostel Cancun

Hostel Kankun

Address: Maranon St by Yaxchilan Ave

If you are looking for something really basic, then Hostel Kankun is the place to go. It’s located outside the Hotel Zone, but within walking distance of the restaurant and shops. If you don’t mind an owner who doesn’t speaking much English or the showers which sometimes don’t have hot water, but your budget doesn’t allow for anything else, then the hostel is a good choice. On the plus side, there are sun beds on the roof and there’s free internet available.

It is advisable to book ahead. The price range between US$4 and US$5 per night per bed, depending on the type of room you want (double private, 3 bed private, 3 bed shared bathroom or 4 bed private dorm).

>>read more and book a bed at Hostel Kankun

Hostel Meson de Tulum

Address: Av Ttulum No.21 Mza.1 SM.2

Located on the main avenue in the center of Cancun, the hostel is just 200 m from the bus station. If you are looking for a quiet place to spend your nights in, then this is the place. The staff doesn’t speak English so having some Spanish knowledge surely comes in handy.

The breakfast is included in the room prices. There’s AC and internet available as well. The linen and towels are also provided. There’s also a swimming pool on site

Prices range between US$10 and US$20 per bed per night, depending on the room type. You can choose between single rooms, twin private rooms and 14 bed dorms.

>>read more and book a bed at Hostel Meson de Tulum

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