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Hostel Quetzal

Orquideas Street 10, Cancun CP 75505, Mexico
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Frederick, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Hostel Quetzal is a solid place to stay for the young backpacker on a budget. The price is right and the food that is included is good. I read some reviews leading me to believe that this place was a non-stop party. This was not the scene a few nights ago. If you want to party, I hope you have... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a distinctly average hostel. The staff were friendly enough when they had to be, at check in, at breakfast, however they were very cliquey when they were drinking and there was a weird atmosphere in the hostel. The pool looked dirty so we didn't get in. The breakfast was terrible, we didn't eat it. The dinner was nice,... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simply the best atmosphere ever. Staff member make you feel at home. Every night, shots, dinner and club transportation. Good location, close to Tulum Avenue where all the buses pass by and a lot of local restaurant close to the hostel. However, beds are uncomfortable, wi-fi is not working everywhere and AC is too hot and a lot of broken... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Kingswinford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

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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Calgary, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

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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Brisbane Region, Australia
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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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Sydney, Australia
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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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Vancouver, Canada
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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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