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Hostel Kankun

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Culiacan, Mexico
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57 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

This place isn't a clean or pretty place, or even nice to star at, but the staff is nice. The building is old and you can tell it hasn't had any maintenance for a while, the bed clothes are old and the walls are really dirty. Still, the price is really really cheap, so you are actually getting what you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

First off, I feel bad giving this place a negative review, as the owner is extremely helpful and accommodating, his WiFi is good, and the location is ok. That said, he would do well to give the place a thorough scrub. Even if his budget can't stretch to fixing the toilet seats, a decent clean is fairly cheap. Beds are... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

If you are a backpacker on a tight budget then this place is perfect. Located in downtown it's close to the main plaza and supermarkets and only a bus ride away from the extortionate zona hotelera. The rooms are bare and with only a fan it was very hot. The bathroom was functional but basic. The kitchen was less than... More 

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Thank SarahNiemiec
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7 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Hopefully we spent only a short night before taking a bus in the early morning. (The hostel is located next to the bus terminal) We did not have any sheets and beds did not seem really clear... The shared bathroom was really dirty. The owner is not a kind person and not very helpful. BUT the place is really CHEAP.

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Thank Constance L
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The man who works there is really welcoming. The place is a bit really basic, but for such a low price per night, you can cope with it. The hostel is located downtown, close to El Parque de las Palapas where you can try some cheap food and others. Last time I was there, the wifi was provided but the... More 

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Thank Nicolas G
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67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

With this hostel you get what you pay for, a basic room with comfy beds, clean bedding and shared bathrooms. The only downside is the people that seem to stay there don't know how to clean up after themselves! A few cigarette butts lying around and occasional dirty dishes left in the sink but overall to get something that price... More 

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Wroclaw
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I couldn't beleive the criticism this place got on here. Come on! It's £3 per night! I thought that it was more like, let's say, delightfully scruffy than dirty. I loved my stay here because it's so basic that it attracts a more eccentric type of traveller. I stayed about a week and had such a laugh. The guys who... More 

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2 Thank IoneWroclaw
Krakow, Poland
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I am surprised to be reading all these negative reviews. It was by far the cheapest place I every stayed in. At this price one cannot really expect any standards. What I expected was a bed and a bathroom and this is what was provided. A bit scary to take a shower though - cleanliness NEEDS to be improved, badly.... More 

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2 Thank Parowa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Hostel Kankun is a excellent little place and a very good find. the building is looking a little tired and certain parts could perhaps be a little cleaner but really when you are paying 5 bucks a night you can't go wrong, the staff are friendly and helpful, the hostel is in a good location with lots of interesting parks... More 

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3 Thank Jonathan W
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

For me this is not a hostel, it's a house who is still under construction! I didn't feel secure at all, the windows are fixed with plastic. No lockers. The room is really dirty, same with the bathroom. Trust me, you dont wanna shower there. And it's very hot, there was a fentilator but to dirty to use. I was... More 

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Address: Maranon St by Yaxchilan Ave, Cancun 77500, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Cancun
Number of rooms: 21
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