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Orquideas Street 10, Cancun CP 75505, Mexico
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Hostel Quetzal
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Ranked #11 of 79 Specialty Lodging in Cancun
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a late flight into Cancun and needed a place to stay for the night. I found this hostel online and booked it. The staff are really great and the environment is all about fun and drinking. They are located in a nice spot. Very close to open markets for shopping and eating. The ADO bus terminal is less... More 

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely the most lively hostel I've stayed at! They give you dinner and breakfast each day and they are awesome meals, prepared by the cutest chef in the world. All of the staff are so lovely! The cleaners do a great job also! It's super fun there are always people drinking and up for a good time! Plus you get... More 

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Bagshot, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here 1 yr ago, it was great. Colourful happy fun place with a great manager who got everyone in a party mood and made your stay a memorable one. Came back this year, the lovely Manager was no longer there,the place had radically changed and was run down. Tired, unkept. Mattresses were sunk, even some had holes in them!!... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

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 January 14, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

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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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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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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