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Hostel Quetzal

Orquideas Street 10, Cancun CP 75505, Mexico
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Ranked #14 of 82 Specialty Lodging in Cancun
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hostel gives you everything you could need for a young person staying in Cancún - Bed with air-conditioning, social drinking scene, a pool and a kick-back vibe. It's difficult to complain to be perfectly honest. The facilities are not really up to scratch, rooms were a bit under equipped here and there (the shower was literally just a pipe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is nuts. Not necessarily the party hostel it makes out to be, but if you want to party in cancun then you can certainly get pretty messed up here! Staff were awesome in particular Seki and G, bar could have been run better with more promotions, variety and drinking games. Location, cleanliness and atmosphere were on point though,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

People were openly doing cocaine in the hostel and you didn't have to look far to get it as a guy working the front desk was dealing it. The free breakfast and suppers were amazing though! If you want a party hostel then it might just be for you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The best hostel in cancun :), the most friendliest staff you could find in cancun. I recommend any traveler to stay the night there. Close to alot of great night life places and fine dining restaurant. If you go there you must meet mr.Venezuela or ask for him he will make you feel at home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Just returned from my second stint at the Hostel Quetzal. I can't speak highly enough for this place for anyone who wants to make friends and have fun in Cancun. If you are after a quiet place to sleep and sip herbal tea then you probably shouldn't be in Cancun anyway. You definitely shouldn't be in Quetzal. But if you're... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

A very relaxed vibe here, casual, young and friendly staff. Hostel is relaxed, not stay if you want a really upmarket and snazzy place - but if you're a backpacker you should love it! Definitely a place to meet people and make friends! Quetzal - you need to reopen the rooftop bar! Maybe include a few cheap cocktails ;) All... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I walked in on a Wed night after Easter, paid mxn200 for a bed in a mixed dorm. One of staff showed me the room, and let me choose my bed. He told me he'd register, I thought it was a good system. Clean linens and a towel were given for free. WiFi worked great both in common area and... More 

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Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This hostel was extremely disappointing. I booked a bed in the 5 bedroom female door several months in advance and after arriving at the hostel around 9pm after a long flight the front desk informed me that they had made a mistake. Apparently the dorm room I had booked was completely full and the only bed available was in a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I had a good stay here on a recent visit. Rooms were comfortable and the garden area was nice. Some staff are backpackers themselves so they get involved in the action with guests. Dineer is included and the throw a shot of tequila in for good measure. There was a great crowd there during my stay so I had plenty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Best party hostel! Stayed here with my girlfriend for almost a week and loved every minute. The atmosphere is great, the staff really try to make everyone happy and even give you free breakfast, dinner and tequila every dinner time. Its very close to the ADO buses which can take you straight into hotel zone. Also, the hostel plan everyones... More 

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