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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I stayed her for 2 nights in a private room with AC. Although the room was quite small and smelt a little bit of damp, the AC worked perfectly and the rest of the hostel made up for any downsides. There is live music and parties in the hostel that move to their beach hut after 11.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Massages at the Poc-Na spa where great and amazing value, in fact everything there was amazing value! Great atmosphere and amazing location. The beach party was great but far away enough from the rooms to still get a good night's sleep. Worth every penny!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Me and the misses stayed in a private room, it wasn't air conditioned but was still ok for a hostel. Shower pressure was dribble at best but did the job in the end. Saw bed bug reviews prior to stay and........no bed bugs..... For me at least, my partner had minimal bites, about half a dozen. Breaky is included but... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Strict with terrible customer service. We responded email 15 min late due to our flight, and they cancelled our entire 4 day reservation. Showed up after the last ferry of the night and was told that we were out of luck for all 4 nights reserved months ago. Even after numerous confirmation emails! Wandered the streets at 1230am to find... More 

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

I have traveled and stayed in hostels all over the world and must say this one was by far the worse experience. The hostel is very dirty, they never seem to clean the outside sinks where everyone brushes the teeth and is disorganized. For 370 pesos you get a very basic room without a bathroom and couple fans which are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

I never stayed for their logings, but stop in when I'm on the island for breakfast/lunch. It gets a bit lively at night at the beach bar, so a great place t to grab a drink. Its a short walk from north beach.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights in a private room with a friend. First impression, really chilled place with friendly staff who spoke English (unfortunately my Spanish is a work in progress so this really helped!). Great communal area with bar as well the big sell... A massive beach garden area (backing onto the beach) with hammocks, volleyball pitch and a... More 

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Whitestone, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Great hostel I haven't stayed in a hostel for years My husband and are in our early 50's or (extreme 30's) We were meeting our daughter and her friend and spending 3 days on the Island we booked our own rooms which were absolutely fine it is noisy if you want to go to bed before 11 pm but a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

A fun and friendly hostel. We stayed in a dorm room with AC. Poc Na was our first hostel in which the air con actually worked. The dorm room and bathroom was kept very clean and it was actually nice to spend time in the room. Breakfast was basic, toast and a hard boiled egg. You could pay if you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

It has been more than 3 years since I visited this amazing hostel. But I still remember the wonderful people I met and the good time I had. I would definetaly reccomend any lonely travelers to stay there, since the staff is very friendly as well as the guests

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mexicos oldest hostel that still ranks among the countries best. Built in the 1950s it is located on Isla Mujeres, a small Caribbean (7km long) island and is 20min from Cancun by boat. This hostel boasts a restaurant and bar that is open until 11pm, after which the real fun begins at the beach bar until 2.45am. Pocna has access to beach volleyball, games room, movies on demand and bikes for rent. We are close to North Beach, which is Isla Mujeres most beautiful beach and Pocna itself is situated right on its own beach that is perfect for relaxing and taking the sun.This exciting hostel offers free activities such as Yoga everymorning, Spanish classes, juggling and what ever happens to be being taught by one of the many talented people that pass through. If you have the talent and the time of at least one month, you can teach an activity and have your cost of your stay covered.Winter time brings on private parties inside the hostel and also bonfire nights with live music and jamming after. Everynight in there is live music in Pocna and the year also brings many high profile bands to play within the walls of Pocna. Those to date include Los Authentico Decadentes, Los Aguas Aguas, No Te Va a Gustar and La Renga with many more in the future plans. An amazing fun and social hostel. On the backpackers trail and full of international guests. A must to come and visit in Mexico. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Poc-Na Hostel

Address: Av. Matamoros | Esquina c/ Carlos Lazo, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Isla Mujeres
Price Range: $17 - $20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 34
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Poc-Na Youth Hotel Isla Mujeres
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