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?
Average Dorm Price $14 ($5 to $34)
Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel) $38 ($4 to $110)

A good party for solo travellers and small groups.

Dorm Bed: $9.41
Private Room: $23.71
Overall Rating: 71%
Alcatraces 45 SM. 22 Mza. 10 L. 26 Retorno 5 , Cancun Mexico
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.

A good party hostel for solo travellers and small groups.

Overall Rating: 76%
Calle Mero # 12 Manzana 02 Sm 3 , Cancun Mexico
Mezcal Hostel is a great option if you want to be in the middle of everything. It's located in the heart of the city and is walking distanct to restaurants, transportation, and shopping. It's a short, ten minute bus ride to the area's best beaches. The hostel has a nice pool where you can swim, or you can relax in one of the hammocks that's available.

Mezcal is a social hostel and there always seems to be something going on. They have barbecues once a week and there are daily tours to the nearby attractions. They also run nightly outings to the Cancun Party Zone.

If you just want to relax, then you can watch television in the common area or play a board game. There are always people hanging around that you can chat with.

The hostel has some great amenities including free breakfast, free dinner, wi-fi, and a shared kitchen. Rooms include six and four bed dorms (female only, male only, and co-ed), as well as two private rooms.

Private Room: $3.37
Overall Rating: 92%
Calle Orquideas #2 sm22 mza 15 lt 23 ZIP 77500 , Cancun Mexico
Hostel Orquideas is a unique hostel in Cancun that is run by an Italian family. The hostel has a family atmosphere and guests are welcomed to eat dinner together. The meal is home cooked and delicious. It really brings the guests together and makes it easy to get to know everyone. Breakfast is delicious and filling as well.

The hostel has the standard amenities including wi-fi, free drinking water, free breakfast, and hammocks in the open areas. It's a nice place to hang out and the staff are friendly and helpful.

There are both private rooms (doubles) and dorms (six and eight beds) available. Shared and private bathroom as available.

Dorm Bed: $19.54
Private Room: $33.50
Overall Rating: 86%
Boulevard Kukulkan km 9.5, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Ca , Cancun Mexico
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.
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