Best Hostels in Cancun for Solo Travellers or Groups

Best Hostels in Cancun for Solo Travellers or Groups
One of the most popular and famous tourist destinations in the Mexican Caribbean, Cancun has long been known to have the best parties, nightlife, and energy. The peak season is between December and April and you'll find prices increase during this time. The area was built up specifically to be a tourist destination. There are Mayan archaeological sites nearby as well a blue waters and impressive snorkeling and diving.

The city's hotel zone is built up specifically for tourists. It has everything you could need. There area has plenty of all inclusive resorts, but if you're looking for a different setting that appeals to young budget travelers, there are also several great hostels around.
How much do hostels in Cancun cost?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Cancun 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 party for solo travellers and small groups.

Dorm Bed from $9.29
Private Room from $17.78
Overall Rating: 76%
Alcatraces 45 SM. 22 Mza. 10 L. 26 Retorno 5, Cancun
Hostel Ka'beh Cancun is one of the most popular hostels in the area. It's a favorite among major guidebooks and you're sure to meet a wide variety of travelers while you're here. The hostel is a vibrant place that is centrally located. It's just a few steps from the main square so you're at the cultural center of the city. The hostel itself is the perfect place to sit back and do nothing. After a busy day exploring the area, this is the place to just hang out, chat with other guests, and make yourself comfortable.

The hostel is close to everything you could need including grocery stores, public transportation and nightlife. If you're in Cancun for the party scene, then Yaxchilan Avenue is just three blocks away. If you want to explore the area's markets, they're about a fifteen minute walk away.

The hostel can also help organize tours of the area. They offer tours to Chichen Itza, Tulum, and Coba. They also have discounts to several popular clubs or can arrange diving or snorkeling trips in the area.

The hostel has a wide range of dorms that sleep four, six, or twelve people. Regardless of your budget or travel style, you're sure to find something here.


Dorm Bed from $19.76
Private Room from $18.82
Overall Rating: 72%
Boulevard Kukulkan km 9.5, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Ca, Cancun
Hostel Natura is a conveniently located hostel in Cancun. It's about 300 meters from Cocobongo, and the party center in Cancun. It's also very close to the area's beaches and public transportation. Nearby you'll find restaurants, pharmacies, convenient stores, and bars. There is also a bar right by the hostel.

If you're interested in going scuba diving, they have an on staff scuba diving instructer that offers classes for a good price. If you just want to relax on vacation, this is a great option too.

Dorms sleep six, eight or ten people. Six bed dorms are female only. Private rooms are twins and very basic.


Private Room from $4.28
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Punta Tanchacte 9, lote 17, manzana 22 Super Manzana 24, Cancun
Hostel Balagan 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 microwave. Wi-fi, luggage storage, and air conditioning are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $40.00
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Calle Mero #16, Sm 03 Mz 02 Lote 15, Cancun
You'll love this hotel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service, a swimming pool, a bar, and bicycle hire. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant. Wi-fi, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, key card access, towels included, and air conditioning are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $35.27
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Cancun, Puerto Juarez, Cancun
This terrific hotel offers friendly service and a bar. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant. Wi-fi, 24 hour reception, parking, towels included, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $12.83
Private Room from $12.03
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 97%
Venado 8 67, Cancun
This terrific hostel offers friendly service. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular.


Private Room from $19.25
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 97%
Calle Monte Altai 30, Cumbres, Cancun
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service and a swimming pool. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast. Wi-fi, luggage storage, parking, towels included, internet access, and air conditioning are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $10.79
Private Room from $15.00
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 93%
Calle Alcatraces SM22 MZ13 LT61, Cancun
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service and board games. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast, a cafe, and a microwave. Wi-fi, security lockers, luggage storage, 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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