Best Hostels for Solo Travellers, Couples, & Groups in Tulum, Mexico

Best Hostels for Solo Travellers, Couples, & Groups in Tulum, Mexico
Tulum was the site of a Mayan port on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. It's set against a tropical beach in a beautiful setting. Today, Tulum has become a popular tourist destination on the Caribbean Sea. The area can get quite crowded, particularly around the archaeological site. It's best to stay at least one night in town so you can visit the ruins first thing in the morning before the crowds arrive. There are some nice budget friendly places to stay around the town. Many hostels and hotels take advantage of the Caribbean setting and have nice gardens with hammocks and barbecues. They usually provide a relaxing oasis where you can escape the crowds.
How much do hostels in Tulum cost?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Tulum here. We've found the average prices of dorms and private rooms, as well as the typical prices of hostels with various amenities, too.



A good hostel for solo travellers and small groups.

Dorm Bed from $14.45
Private Room from $18.45
Overall Rating: 94%
Calle Orion s-n Entre Venus y Sol Oriente, Tulum
Mama's Home is a centrally located hostel in Tulum, Mexico that is a great place to hang out and make some new friends. The hostel is located just three blocks from the bus station and it's surrounded by many restaurants and bars. Despite being in such a convenient location, it still sits on a quiet street where you can enjoy a peaceful setting after a busy day out on the town. The hostel is designed with travelers in mind. There's a nice patio where many guests enjoy relaxing. There are also several common areas and a fun atmosphere that will quickly have you feeling like part of the family.

The hostel includes a variety of benefits to guests including a great breakfast that is served every morning on the terrace. It's the best way to start your morning in the lovely Caribbean.

The hostel has simple, six bed dorms for travelers who are on a tight budget. If you're more interested in having a little privacy, there are twin and quad private rooms available as well. Each room has it's own attached bathroom.


A good hostel for solo travellers and small groups.

Dorm Bed from $18.45
Overall Rating: 20%
Calle 4, Poniente No, SN Manz. 0042, lote 003 Dept, Tulum
Daytripper Hostel is another popular option in Tulum. It's about a kilometer from the town center and is about a seven minute drive from the beach. It's also less than a kilometer from the bus station and is a short drive or long walk from Tulum Archaeological Site. It's near convenience stores, restaurants, and a bank.

The hostel is clean and welcoming. There are several common areas where guests enjoy relaxing as well as two nice terraces and a rooftoop lounge that has comfortable hammocks where you can lounge.

The hostel has eight bed dorms that are affordable and basic. This is a good option if you want affordability and comfort, but nothing too fancy.


A good hostel for solo travellers and small groups.

Dorm Bed from $9.84
Overall Rating: 88%
47 Avenida Gama Entre Orion y Beta Sur, Tulum
Chill Inn Hostel is another fun option. They offer unique Palapa style huts that really transport you back in time. It's a neat environment where you can relax after a busy day exploring the area. There are four dorms available that sleep either four, eight or ten people. Beds have privacy curtains and reading lights so you have a little personal space. The hostel also has a shared kitchen where guests can prepare their own meals. There are common areas both indoors and outdoors and many guests enjoy hanging out and swapping travel stories. The hostel also provides guests with a filling breakfast and wi-fi throughout the grounds.


Private Room from $76.50
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Carretera Tulum Boca Paila, km. 1.9 S/N, Tulum
This terrific campsite offers friendly service, a bar, and bicycle hire. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast and a restaurant. Luggage storage and towels included are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $18.41
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 99%
Region 4 Lote 2 MNZ 89 AV. COBÁ ENTRE CALLE TRES ORIENTE Y CALLE CINCO O, Tulum
You'll love this hotel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service, a swimming pool, and bicycle hire. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant. Wi-fi, parking, towels included, internet access, and air conditioning are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $12.30
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 98%
Av. Coba, Tulum
TuboTulum Hostel is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast and self-catering facilities. Air conditioning are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable. And TuboTulum Hostel is also pet friendly.


Dorm Bed from $12.00
Private Room from $13.75
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 98%
AV SATELITE SUR MZA 5 LT1 SN/SN, Tulum
La Palmita is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant. Wi-fi, security lockers, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, towels included, internet access, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $36.50
Private Room from $25.00
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 98%
Sagitario Ote Esq Escorpiones Norte, Tulum
Botanica Tulum is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service, a swimming pool, a bar, bicycle hire, and a common room. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast, a cafe, and self-catering facilities. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, security lockers, luggage storage, parking, towels included, internet access, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.
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