Cancun Hostels

Traveling on a budget?  Cancun hostels are for you!  These Cancun hostels are decent accommodations at rock-bottom prices.  Backpacking or touring through Mexico, and need a place in Cancun to stop over?  This is the place for you!  We'll show you where the cheapest Cancun accommodations are, many even right near the city!  You'll still be moments away from all the Cancun night life and spring breakers, but you'll still have money left over to spend! 

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A hostel is the absolute bare-bones cheapest way to experience Cancun.  Look at these prices!  Wow!  Many hostels also offer private rooms and private bathrooms, most include breakfast.  They are usually right near the bus station in Downtown Cancun.  Most visitors to the hostels are young, but not all.  They all offer dorm-style accommodations in addition to other, more private options.

Hostel Kankun - From $5 per Night - Downtown
The best rate in Cancun!  Great location about a 1 minute walk from the pink zone and close to market 28. Also close by are some of the best restaurants in downtown Cancun along with some of finest bars. You will find a great atmosphere here with travellers from all over.
Hostel Meson de Tulum - From $8 per Night - Downtown
Located at 200 meters from the bus station, on the principal avenue in the center of Cancun, surrounded by supermarkets, mexican craft, souvenirs, pharmacies, duty free stores, and much more.  An original place with its own essence.
Hostal Agora - From $8 per Night - Downtown
Located in downtown Cancun a few minutes walk of the most important public squares and gardens of the city, as well as bars and restaurants. 15 minute bus ride from the beach area, 25 minutes from the airport and 6 blocks from the bus station.
Chac Mool Hostel - From $9 per Night - Downtown (Main Square)
We're the only hostel in Cancun's main square, with a rooftop terrace bar, a Mexican restaurant and laundry facilities, all within walking distance from everything!  Rooftop terrace bar, with an exclusive view over the central park.  Laundry service is available and continental breakfast is included in the price.
Hostel Marpez - From $10 per Night - Downtown
Renovated building, with clean rooms, furniture, and linens.
Located in downtown Cancun, next to a big supermarket and a block away from urban bus stop, yet quiet neighborhood.
Fee wifi, free breakfast included !  BBQ pit in downstairs patio, jacuzzi spa in roof, bunks for sun bathing and hammocks.

Hostel Laurel 41 - From $11 per Night - Downtown 
Located only one minute walking distance from the Cancun main bus terminal. All rooms with private bathroom, air conditioning, cable tv.  Free internet, open 24 hours.  The kitchen area features microwave, coffee machine, refrigerator , and mixer open 24 hours.

Hostel Mundo Joven Cancun - From $11 per Night - Downtown
Wide range of room options, from budget 14-bed dorms to the quieter semi-private four-bed dorms, as well as private rooms with shared or private bathrooms. All dorm beds have their own reading lamp and power outlet. Numbered lockers in the rooms, Wi-Fi throughout the building and free purified drinking water at any time.  Free breakfast included.
Hostel Ka'beh Cancun - From $11 per Night - Downtown
Lonely Planet's top choice for Cancun in 2010. Full Breakfast included, with no time limit, A/C from 9 pm to 9 am, WiFi, Hot Water, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Cable TV + DVDs, Lockers + Linens + Locks + Towels Included, 24 hours, luggage storage.
Haina Hostal - From $11 per Night - Downtown
Great location just in the heart of Cancun's downtown, everything is within walking distance; banks, supermarkets, restaurants, shops and the bus station. Just 10 minutes from the beach by bus and 20 minutes from the airport!!
Soberanis - From $11 per Night - Downtown
Totally refurbished in 2001. The most central hotel in Cancun, close to some of the best local restaurants, entertainment centers, markets and shops. Easy and quick access to the hotel zone by bus or taxi, 600 meters from the bus station and 20 meters from Av. Tulum, Cancun's Main Street, just 30 minutes from the International Airport.
Hostel Mirage - From $12 per Night - Downtown
Hostel mirage is the paradise for every backpacker, created with a hot environment, of tranquility as at home, our rooms have air conditioner, private bath, and an environment that make you feel like at home.  TV, Internet Access, more.
Erizo 8 Xel Ha - From $12 per Night - Downtown
Located across from popular Market 28, with over 20 Mexican restaurants and handicrafts.  20 rooms, all with bathroom, wi-fi, air-conditioning, blankets and beach towels.  Hot tub, daily maid service, all linens.
Moroch Hostel - From $14 per Night - Downtown
Brand new modern and friendly hostel located 45 seconds from the Bus Station, 10 minutes from the Beach and 20 minutes from Cancun's famous Nightlife. The kitchen is state of the art with brand new appliances. Microwave, Toaster oven, Blender, Coffee Machine, Stove and Oven. A continental breakfast is included with your stay. Free internet and swimming pool.
Mayan Hostel Cancun - From $15 per Night - Downtown
Free Wi-Fi, breakfast and city tour.  24 hour reception, tv room with a great movie collection, lounge, rooftop terrace, front porch patio with loungers and hammocks, BBQ pit, hammocks, no curfews!
Green 16 Hostel - From $15 per Night - Hotel Zone
Located in Cancun's Beach and Hotels Zone, overlooking the lagoon. The beach and tourist area (Bars, Discos, Shopping Malls, Handcraft Markets etc.) is within walking distance. All rooms have a private bathroom and shower, air conditioning, color TV, microwave, mini-refrigerator, safety box, laundry, pharmacy and internet access on the premises.
Hostal Mayapan - From $17 per Night - Hotel Zone
The first hostel located in the Hotel zone, decorated in Mayan style, very close to the beach and main sites. Situated just 500 meters from restaurants, supermarkets, pubs, etc and 300 meters just from the beach.  Breakfast included.
Reny's Hostel - From $29 per Night - Downtown
All rooms have hot and cold water, TV with cable TV service, air conditioning, double beds, microwave, refrigerator, electric shower, ceiling fan. The rooms are doubles, triples and quadruples. Breathe a pleasant cordial atmosphere, surrounded by warm and friendly people.
The Weary Traveler - From $30 per Night - Downtown
Only 2 blocks from the bus depot. Private rooms with air conditioning and safety boxes.  Safe, clean and quiet. Just 3 minutes walking from the main bus terminal. Our private rooms have air conditioning, in room safes and private bath with hot water. Low density dormitories with only 2 or 4 beds per room, air conditioning and private baths with hot water.

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A Budget hotel is not a hostel.  You don't have to share a room, or a bathroom.  It is a hotel in every sense of the word.  Some budget hotels do have hostel facilities on-site, but you can have all the amenities you'd get from a low-to-mid priced hotel back home, and in many cases a lot more.  If you're looking to experience Cancun without blowing a lot of money on a hotel, then these are excellent choices.

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