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Hostel Kankun

1.8 miles from Cancun center
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    Maranon St by Yaxchilan Ave, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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    Concarneau, France
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Probably the best price in Cancun ! A bit rough and dirty but there's actually everything a backpacker needs. Wi-Fi, hot water, kitchen, fans... And the owner's very nice and speak several languages. Good spot also if you wanna visit the real Cancun and not that unauthentic "Las Vegas" they've built for rich tourists by the beaches.

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    Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
    Reviewed October 26, 2016

    Don't expect anything but your bed. It's an old building, kind of abandoned, wich was "converted" in a hostel. Good thing that there is a kitchen. Didn't use it though because it was a bit dirty. Anyway if you need a cheap place to stay this is the best.

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    Thank DiAplo
    Reviewed October 10, 2016

    Location and price is what's most attractive about this place. Other than that don't expect anything else. If all you want is a bed and don't care if it's dirty, hard beds, paint peeling off the walls, insects running around, etc. It does have a kitchen and a rooftop, otherwise no real communal room. I stayed because the owner is...

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    Culiacan, Mexico
    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...

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    Thank Carolina R
    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...

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    Leeds, United Kingdom
    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...

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    Thank SarahNiemiec
    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
    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...

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    Thank Nicolas G
    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...

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    Wroclaw
    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...

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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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    “This is a very basic place so not many options.”
     of 5 bubbles DiAplo, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
    “go there for a funny adventure but do not expect any hotel or hostel standards. It'sa place like no other”
     of 5 bubbles Parowa, Jan 31, 2015 | Read review
    “The best room by far is on the kitchen level, furthest room from the kitchen. The big room on the top floor in the "girls only" area is great as well but without wifi in the room. None of the rooms near the kitchen are livable.”
     of 5 bubbles Dirty_Bindle, Feb 9, 2014 | Read review
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