If you book the dorm rooms through hostelworld or similar, they don't have air-con as it may seem, and they are unbearably hot. We traveled all over the Yucatan and into Belize in August without air-con anywhere we stayed, and this hostel was by far the most uncomfortable (only 3 small fans for 6 beds in a small concrete room). Otherwise, very clean, very social, cheap cheap food, close to the beach (don't bother trying to swim at the beach on the property - pretty gross), not great service though (we waited about an hour and a half for salads, and you often get ignored when standing at the front desk). Free internet but always too busy to use.
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- Poc-Na Youth Hotel Isla Mujeres