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Featured Hostels in Mexico City

Hostel Mundo Joven Catedral
2 out of 5
República de Guatemala No. 4, Col. Centro Histórico, Mexico City, CDMX
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $10 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28

Located in Downtown Mexico City, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), Zocalo and Templo Mayor. Palacio de ...

3.8/5Good! (171 reviews)

"It was a good place . Breakfast wasn’t as good as it was the last time we stayed here."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 26, 2020

Hostel Mundo Joven Catedral
Zocalo Rooms - Hostel
1.5 out of 5
Pino Suarez 17 - Primer Piso, Centro Historico, Mexico City, CDMX
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $9 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28

Located in Downtown Mexico City, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Plaza de la Constitucion, Zocalo and Palacio Nacional. Templo Mayor and Metropolitan ...

2.6/5 (89 reviews)

"I've seen a few reviews with 1/5 ratings... My experience was great. The bed was very comfortable, the staff very helpful and the overall running if the place was good. I saw a few reviews saying about Mexicans living there. When I read the reviews it seemed like they were homeless, but they weren't, ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 20, 2019

Zocalo Rooms - Hostel
Suites Alcazar
2 out of 5
Ramon Alcazar 26, Colonia Tabacalera, Mexico City, CDMX
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $18 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5

Located in Reforma, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Monument to the Revolution and Paseo de la Reforma. Alameda Central and The Angel of Independence ...

4.2/5Very Good! (46 reviews)
Alcazar a CDMX gem!

"This is a lovely gem tucked away on a side street. It feels more like a home with rooms than a usual hotel. Staff is friendly, rooms cute and the roof terrace a lovely place to hang out. I did lack a proper desk chair in the room that only had a tiny stool. Only reason why I wouldn't give this place ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 25, 2020

Suites Alcazar

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Hostal Amigo
2 out of 5
Isabel la Católica 61-A Col., Centro Del. Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City, CDMX
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $12 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5

Located in Downtown Mexico City, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Madero Street, Zocalo and Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). Palacio ...

3.7/5Good! (220 reviews)

"After previously staying at Amigo Suites, just around the corner (which I gave a good review for). This one was also a pleasure to stay at. The showers/toilet facilities were perfect. The room, the beds and overall cleanliness of the place aswell as the staff I give 5/5... If I decide to return to ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 17, 2019

Hostal Amigo
Hotel Amigo Suites
2 out of 5
Luis González Obregón 14, Colonia Centro, Mexico City, CDMX
Free cancellation
The price is CA $18 per night from Oct 14 to Oct 15

Located in Downtown Mexico City, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of San Ildefonso College, Templo Mayor and Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). ...

3.7/5Good! (287 reviews)

"This is my second stay here. I returned after a some uncomfortable experiences in other hostels so I decided to make this my base of operations as it's so perfect in my opinion for the price! The staff are very friendly and helpful. They speak English very well here and make you feel so welcome! ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 23, 2020

Hotel Amigo Suites
Guest Green - Adults Only
1.5 out of 5
Calle 9 # 89 Col. El Porvenir, Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl, Mexico City, MEX
The price is CA $13 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28

Situated in Mexico City, this hostel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Alfredo Harp Helú Stadium, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez and Sports Palace Dome. Foro Sol and ...

3.4/5 (5 reviews)

"Marcos was fantastic! He accommodated meeting me at the airport even after my flight arrived late and was so nice! He even drove me to the metro station the next day. I stayed in the women's portion of the hostel and it was great. Bed was comfy and the bathroom was very clean. I liked that it was ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 19, 2018

Guest Green - Adults Only
Hostal Casa MX Alameda
2 out of 5
Soto 72, Colonia Guerrero, Cuauhtemoc, Mexico City
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $39 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30

Located in Downtown Mexico City, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Paseo de la Reforma and Alameda Central. Palacio de Bellas Artes and Torre Latinoamericana ...

3.9/5Very Good! (22 reviews)

"Clean and well-managed, excellent location. Firm beds, nice showers, good breakfast and games room, efficient baggage storage and friendly staff. The only complaint is that there are no lights above each bed. Would repeat for sure."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 21, 2019

Hostal Casa MX Alameda
Hostel & Hotel La Selva
1 out of 5
Calzada Chabacano 7, Col. Asturias, Mexico City, CDMX
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $18 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28

Located in Cuauhtemoc, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of National Medical Center (Siglo XXI), Parque Delta and Arena Mexico. Zocalo and Palacio de Bellas ...

3.1/5 (187 reviews)
Great spot

"It’s really close to the racetrack and easy to get to."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 30, 2020

Hostel & Hotel La Selva
Selina Mexico City Downtown
2.5 out of 5
José María Izazaga 8, Centro Histórico, Mexico City, CDMX
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $33 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3

Located in Downtown Mexico City, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Madero Street, Palacio de Bellas Artes and Torre Latinoamericana. Alameda Central ...

3.7/5Good! (133 reviews)
Best price/value

"Stayed there for the second time and was as before very satisfied; good service, excellent location etc. Can only recommend the place!"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 28, 2020

Selina Mexico City Downtown
Roomies Hostel Condesa
2 out of 5
Calle Chiapas No. 173, Col. Roma Norte, Mexico City, CDMX
Free cancellation
The price is CA $22 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3

Located in Colonia Roma, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Blackberry Auditorium, Paseo de la Reforma and The Angel of Independence Monument. National Medical ...

3.5/5Good! (35 reviews)

"Well keep in mind that it's a cheap hostel so do NOT expect the Hilton, so I'll try to be fair... If you can see it for what it is then you'll be alright. There are wash/toilet facilities, which are really small and the shower doesn't have much power. But you will totally be able to wash yourself ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 10, 2019

Roomies Hostel Condesa
Downtown Beds - Hostel
2 out of 5
Isabel la Católica 30, Centro Histórico, Mexico City, CDMX
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $13 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27

Located in Downtown Mexico City, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Zocalo, Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana) and Torre Latinoamericana. ...

4.2/5Very Good! (189 reviews)
Perfect location, great hosts

"Perfect location"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 28, 2020

Downtown Beds - Hostel
The Foodie Hostel
2.5 out of 5
Avenida Independencia #40, Col. Centro, Mercado del Carmen, Mexico City, CDMX
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Located in Downtown Mexico City, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Teatro Metropólitan, Alameda Central and Palacio de Bellas Artes. Paseo de la Reforma ...

3.9/5Very Good! (30 reviews)

"The staff are friendly, the room was hot needs at lease a little fan."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 22, 2020

The Foodie Hostel
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Other property types in Mexico City

Camino Real Aeropuerto Mexico

Camino Real Aeropuerto Mexico

3.5 out of 5
Puerto Mexico No. 80, Col. Penon de Los Banos, Mexico City, CDMX
The price is CA $96 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
4/5Very Good! (4,744 reviews)

"Fue una muy buna estadia, limpio, atancion, general muy bueno"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 21, 2020

Camino Real Aeropuerto Mexico
Fiesta Americana - Reforma

Fiesta Americana - Reforma

4 out of 5
Paseo De La Reforma 80, Col. Juarez, Mexico City, CDMX
The price is CA $92 per night from Oct 7 to Oct 8
4.3/5Excellent! (2,003 reviews)

"Good location, friendly staff. Building is starting to show its age, but do not let that affect an overall great stay in CDMX"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 20, 2020

Fiesta Americana - Reforma
Camino Real Polanco Mexico

Camino Real Polanco Mexico

4 out of 5
Mariano Escobedo 700, Col Anzures, Mexico City, CDMX
The price is CA $131 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 4
4.4/5Excellent! (1,560 reviews)

"Every space in the hotel is well sanitized and you feel safe around"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 15, 2020

Camino Real Polanco Mexico
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're in the market for somewhere affordable to stay in Mexico City, one of the 37 hostels here could be a great option for you. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodations all have the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social setting

Hostels are a great way to stay in Mexico City for a good value, so you can save more for sightseeing. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its museums and art galleries.

Hostels in Mexico City

Ready to book a hostel in town? These options have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to start:

Selina Community Mexico City Downtown - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Salto del Agua Station. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar. You'll find showers in all rooms.

Mexiqui Zocalo - Located steps from Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and 4 restaurants. You'll find towels, lockers, and linens in all rooms.

Hostel Mundo Joven Catedral - Located steps from Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a restaurant. You'll find showers in all rooms.

Downtown Beds - Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Plaza de la Constitucion and Ayuntamiento (City Hall). Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a restaurant. You'll find showers in all rooms.

Roomies Hostel Condesa - You can take advantage of free WiFi and a rooftop terrace, as well as a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with showers.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Mexico City?

The weather can be a big factor when you're discovering new places, so here are some stats that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically May and April, while February and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 75° F and nighttime temperatures average 42° F
  • April-June: 78° F is the daytime average and 49° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 74° F and nighttime averages are around 51° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 71° F during the day and 42° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 28.78 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Mexico City?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might appreciate these places:

Top Sights
  • Ayuntamiento (City Hall)
  • Plaza de la Constitucion
  • Zocalo
Natural Features
  • Alameda Central
  • Jardin Botanico
  • Chapultepec Park
Cultural Attractions
  • Templo Mayor
  • Palacio de Bellas Artes
  • Teatro Diego Rivera

Overall, Mexico City is known for its:

  • Museums
  • Art
  • Historical sites
  • Architecture
  • Cultural attractions
  • Churches
  • Cafés

How to Get to Mexico City and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Mexico City, Distrito Federal (MEX-Mexico City Intl.), located 3.2 mi (5.2 km) away from the city center. An alternative is Toluca, Estado de Mexico (TLC-Toluca Intl.), which is 29.2 mi (47 km) away. When you're out and about, you may want to use public transit during your trip. Nearby metro stations include Zocalo Station, Allende Station, and Pino Suarez Station. To check out more of the surrounding area, take a train from Mexico City Buenavista Station, Mexico City Fortuna Station, or Tlalnepantla de Baz Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Mexico City?
By going with a hostel you can spend less on lodging and use more of your trip funds for exploring during your stay. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its museums and art galleries.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look identical, but these dorm-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms), budget-friendly prices, and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in Mexico City?
Ready to book a hostel? These options have the best reviews from our travelers and might be a good place to start looking: Hostel Mundo Joven Catedral - Located steps from Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). You can take advantage of free WiFi and a restaurant, as well as a bar. Rooms come with towels, showers, and linens. Zocalo Rooms - Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Zocalo and Palacio Nacional. Guests can enjoy free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find showers in all rooms. Suites Alcazar - Located within a 10-minute walk of Monument to the Revolution and Paseo de la Reforma. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with towels, showers, and free toiletries. Hostal Amigo - Located within a 10-minute walk of Zocalo and Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find towels and linens in all rooms. Hotel Amigo Suites - Located within a 5-minute walk of Templo Mayor and Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find TVs in all rooms.
How many hostels are there in Mexico City?
If you’re searching for somewhere affordable to stay in Mexico City, one of Expedia’s 51 hostels could be a great choice.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Mexico City?
Good weather’s always better when you’re experiencing new places, so here’s a little information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually May and April with an average temp of 63°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 55°F. Average annual precipitation for Mexico City is 29 inches.
What is there to see and do in Mexico City?
Generally, Mexico City is known for its museums, art, and historical sites. Major attractions include Zocalo, Palacio de Bellas Artes, and Alameda Central. Get out into nature with places like Chapultepec Park, Tlatelolco, and La Marquesa National Park. Cultural attractions include Paseo de la Reforma, Templo Mayor, and Castillo de Chapultepec.
What's the best way to get to and around Mexico City while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Mexico City in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Mexico City Intl. Airport (MEX), 3.2 mi (5.2 km) away. An alternative is Toluca, Estado de Mexico (TLC-Toluca Intl.), located 29.2 mi (47 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you may want to use public transit during your trip. Take advantage of metro transit at Zocalo Station, Allende Station, and Pino Suarez Station. To see more of the surrounding area, take a train from Mexico City Buenavista Station, Mexico City Fortuna Station, or Tlalnepantla de Baz Station.

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