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Orquideas Street 10, Cancun CP 75505, Mexico
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Hostel Quetzal
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Ranked #11 of 78 Specialty Lodging in Cancun
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is convenient and the food is great, when available. Breakfast time is supose to start at 7am, but we were told it would only be ready at 8:30am. We had early plans so that was disapointing. There are no rules at this Hostel (lots of noise and drunken people partying), except for the drinking game rules which is imposed... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel's really beautiful with lots of colors and characteristics plus a nice garden. I wasn't expecting a lot since I've read lots of negative reviews on tripadvisor. But surprisingly it was okay. clean enough, properly served breakfast and diner were even better than some foods I had in restaurants. It wasn't exactly a party hostel when I stayed there,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for 5 nights and I arrived around midnight. At first, I was scared that it will too loud and I won't be able to sleep but it went fine. I did hear this fight around 0200 that one night, LOL. Bunch of drunk guys who couldn't handle their booze. Meh, not the hostel's fault. I'll go ahead and... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just want to say thank you to Alex and all the staff for making my stay an amazing one. I have traveled to many countries and have rarely experienced a hostel stay with such a great atmosphere. Everyone staying in the hostel was incredibly friendly. I actually continued traveling on to Playa del Carmen with a number of people... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Positives: Location, close to the ADO bus terminal. Includes food. If you like to party every day of the week. Negatives: Dirty, dorm room is not very clean & the bathroom was worse, vomit in the toilet cubicles, showers are also not great doors broken etc. The dorm room has no door so the stairs come up from the ground... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Recommended to us by a friend for the 'debauchery'. We are not really partiers but figured 1 Saturday night in Cancun was reasonable. Easy walk from the ADO Centro station. Very friendly and accomodating staff. Certainly very encouraging to drink. A lot. Not pushy, just suggestive. I am generally leary of 'we'll just write it down, you can pay at... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Hostel Quetzal became my second home, the staff became my family and the other guests became my best friends! I had the time of my life at this hostel. I initially stayed 6 days and ended up going back for a month. The hostel is located in downtown cancun, only a quick and easy bus ride from the beaches/hotel zone.... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We are a couple of students. If you are looking for a party hostel, this is definitely the place. Cool vibe, people from all over the world, descent breakfast and dinner included. At night, you can either stay drinking at the hostel or go out to a party (everything is arranged for you). The staff were great! We stayed in... More 

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Koh Tao
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7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Do NOT go here unless you plan on getting so wasted at the hostel that you won´t notice the really poor conditions of the entire place old beds, dodgy bathrooms and everyone coming into your room at whatever time they want, and I mean EVERYONE not only the ones staying in your room. We checked into this hostel knowing before... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Ok, so the free tequila shots and included dinners is what attracted me to booking Hostel Quetzal (you need to do what you can to save a bit of money here and there when traveling for weeks on end), but it was so much more! Yeah, it's a party hostel. But you're not forced to party and I was actually... More 

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Address: Orquideas Street 10, Cancun CP 75505, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Cancun
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 23
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