Top 4 Best Youth Hostels in Cancun, Mexico

Cancun, Mexico

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Looking to travel to Mexico on a budget? Look no further than the top Cancun user-rated youth hostels, which include the Mayan Hostel Cancun, Chac Mool Hostel Cancun, Soberanis, Hotel Margaritas, and Cancun Nest Hostel/Hostel Alcatraces. Surprisingly cheap Cancun hostel breakfasts are marvelous simply by virtue of location: think fresh tropical fruit... sweet.

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Mayan Hostel Cancun, Cancun, Mexico

There's a beautiful terrace, thatched palapa roof - sunny, whitewashed cleanliness. Single rooms and dorms are available with shared baths.

Included:

  • Internet access
  • Linen
  • Kitchen
  • Travel desk
  • Common room
  • Lockers

Pluses:

  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry
  • Restaurant

Note:

  • 24-hour check-in
  • No lockout or curfew
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Non smoking
  • Breakfast not included

Address: Margaritas No. 17 SM. 22 Downtown, Quintana Roo, Mexico

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Soberanis, Cancun, Mexico

The hostel is four blocks to the downtown bus station; near Avenue Tulum. Great breakfast. Single, double and triple rooms and dorms; some private baths.

Included:

  • Breakfast
  • Internet access in-room
  • Linen
  • Towels
  • Phone / fax
  • Travel desk
  • Common room
  • Lockers
  • A/C

Pluses:

  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry
  • Restaurant / bar

Note:

  • 24-hour check-in
  • No lockout or curfew
  • Credit cards accepted

Address: 5 y 7 MZA 8, SM 22, Cancun, Mexico

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Hotel Margaritas, Cancun, Mexico

This is a fairly nice place to stay. There's a cool pool near nightlife. Single, double, triple and quad rooms and dorms are available; private baths.

Included:

  • Internet access
  • Linen
  • Towels, soap
  • Phone / fax
  • Travel desk
  • Common room
  • Lockers
  • Pool
  • Elevator
  • A/C
  • Beach shuttle

Pluses:

  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry
  • Restaurant / bar

Note:

  • 24-hour check-in
  • No lockout or curfew
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Key card access

Address: Avenue Yaxchilan 41 SM. 22, Cancun, Mexico

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The Cancun Nest Hostel / Hostel Alcatraces, Cancun, Mexico

A block from downtown Palapas Park, this hostel has a cute Harry Potter name theme. Single rooms and dorms are available with shared baths.

Included:

  • Breakfast
  • Internet access
  • Linen
  • Towels
  • Phone / fax
  • Travel desk
  • Common room
  • Lockers
  • Kitchen
  • Pool
  • BBQ area

Pluses:

  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry

Note:

  • 24-hour check-in
  • No lockout or curfew
  • Women's only dorm available

Address: Calle Alcatraces 49, SM 22 Cancun, Mexico

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