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What Is a Hostel?
If you're searching for somewhere affordable to stay in Cancun, one of its 40 hostels might be a great choice. No two hostels look identical, but these dorm-style accommodations all have the following:
- Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)
- Budget-friendly prices
- A social setting
Hostels are a great way to stay in Cancun for a lower cost, so you can save more for fun things to do. You can check out the entertainment venues and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like snorkeling.
Hostels in Cancun
Ready to book a hostel in town? These options get the highest reviews from our customers and could be a good place to start looking:
Selina Cancun Lagoon Hotel Zone - Located within a 5-minute walk of Cancun Convention Center. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a restaurant. Rooms come with towels, showers, and lockers.
Señor Frogs Hostel - Adults Only - Located within a 5-minute walk of Forum Beach. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as free parking. You'll find towels and showers in all rooms.
Hostel Balagan - Located within a 10-minute walk of Market 28. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with showers and linens.
Balu Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Norte Beach and Garrafon Natural Reef Park. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and an outdoor pool. You'll find showers and free toiletries in all rooms.
Nirvana Hostel Cancun Hotel Zone - You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a restaurant. You'll find showers in all rooms.
When Is the Best Time to Visit Cancun?
The weather can be important when you're discovering new places, so here are some stats that might be helpful:
- The hottest months are typically August and July, while December and March are the coldest months
- January-March: Daytime temperatures average 85° F and nighttime temperatures average 67° F
- April-June: 86° F is the daytime average and 69° F is the nighttime average
- July-September: Daytime averages are around 88° F and nighttime averages are around 73° F
- October-December: The average temperatures are 85° F during the day and 66° F at night
- Average rainfall is 1.65 inches in a year
What Can I Do in Cancun?
Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might appreciate these places to visit:Top Sights
- Tortuga Beach
- La Isla Shopping Mall
- Cancun Interactive Aquarium
- Garrafon Natural Reef Park
- Las Palapas Park
- Kabah Urban Park
- Maya Cancun Museum
- Cancun Cultural House
- Museum of Popular Mexican Art
In general, Cancun is known for its:
How to Get to Cancun and Around the Area
You can find the nearest airport in Cancun, Quintana Roo (CUN-Cancun Intl.), 9.1 mi (14.6 km) from the city center. An alternative is Cozumel, Quintana Roo (CZM-Cozumel Intl.), which is 45.6 mi (73.4 km) away. Once you've arrived, you may want to use public transit during your trip. Head to Cancun Bus Station ADO for metro transit.