Hostels in Mexico are an interesting accommodation option that can surprise you. When you think of a hostel, we often associate it with an exclusive alternative for younger travelers, with low-priced rates and not always the best level in terms of services and amenities. However, in Mexico, you will find a wide range of hostels that, like hotels, offer different levels, some with very basic services but others reach high-quality standards. Here’s a list of seven hostels in Mexico that you should visit.
Mayan Monkey Hostel & Bar, Cancun
With a privileged location, close to Nichupté Lagoon, just in front of Chac Mool Beach, and a 5-minute walk from the nightclub area, it’s an attractive accommodation alternative in Cancun’s hotel zone. During your stay, you can enjoy its outdoor pool with beautiful views of the lagoon, a restaurant, and a bar, with delicious dishes to delight you. The design details that you will find throughout the property will fascinate you, with spaces to relax, such as hammocks from where you can watch the sunrise, areas to socialize and have a great time. It has private and shared rooms with comfortable bunk beds; both offer pleasant and comfortable places to rest.
Check Prices at: Mayan Monkey Hostel
Nomads Hotel, Hostel & Beachclub, Isla Mujeres
An ideal alternative to enjoy paradise in the Mexican Caribbean, this site is located in the southern area of Isla Mujeres, a few feet from a beautiful beach. The property has excellent spaces, with facilities that stand out for their design, making it a unique place to relax and enjoy every moment. You will find swimming pools, lounge areas, hammocks in the sand, a small pier, a social gathering area with a happy hour to enjoy cocktails and events almost daily. Other services include free Wi-Fi, a fully equipped kitchen, bed linens, towels, and cleaning services.
Check Prices: Nomads Hostel and Beach Club
Tubo Tulum Hostel, Tulum
Enjoy a unique experience in Tulum and sleep in a concrete “tube” surrounded by nature and just a few minutes from the beautiful Caribbean Sea. Each tube-room has air conditioning, electricity, and a cozy bed to rest. There are spaces available to set up shops or tents if you’re interested in this modality. In addition, you will have access to well-equipped shared bathrooms and showers. There’s a common area where you can relax and enjoy the outdoors, you can make use of the communal kitchen, and you’ll have access to free WIFI.
Check Prices at: Tubo Tulum Hostel, Tulum
Casa Garza, Merida
If you like the idea of experiencing a pleasant stay in a beautiful house in the historic center of Merida, this is an excellent option among Mexican hostels. It offers cozy environments with a classic decoration that combines design details and fine furniture to create places that invite you to rest and relax. Its facilities include a lovely pool with a deck to sunbathe, green areas, and a communal kitchen. It also has services such as free WIFI, breakfast, and tour services. Its rooms can be shared with mixed rooms or for women only, with lockers to keep personal items; it also has private rooms. All rooms have air conditioning and amenities.
Check Prices at: Casa Garza
Hostal One Love, Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca
A lovely place that is located steps from Zicaleta beach, famous among surfers. This hostel invites you to enjoy an atmosphere of tranquility in a complex of rustic cabins surrounded by vegetation. It also has a jacuzzi and a large terrace with hammocks and a sea view, ideal for relaxing. It offers shared dorms, private rooms, and a suite with an ocean view; each room has decorations from the 60s, which transports you to that era. It has a restaurant and bar, with delicious and varied menus. Other services offered are a communal kitchen, surfboard rental, WIFI, tours, yoga classes, and much more.
Check Prices: Hostel One Love
Downtown Beds, Mexico City
This hostel was built inside a palace of the seventeenth century, on an excellent location two blocks from the Cathedral and the Zocalo of Mexico City. It is recognized as the trendiest hostel in the city. It stands out for its design, each with a style that prioritizes functional and comfortable spaces, with color details on its walls and nice decoration. You can enjoy its terrace with a pool, a ping pong table, and table soccer, a lounge with TV, and a bar where you can enjoy a delicious cocktail. Other services include bicycle rental, free WIFI, and city tours.
Check Prices: Downtown Beds
If you like to travel to Mexico, you cannot miss the experience of enjoying a different and unique stay in a hostel.
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