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Nomadas Hostel
Ranked #2 of 78 Specialty Lodging in Merida
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Reviewed July 19, 2014

Nomadas is huge. It offers salsa, yoga, cooking classes...all of this is great, though I do think it prevents travelers from having these experiences in the city and with locals. Nomadas tends to be a world unto itself, with people sometimes staying there at the pool all day. Still, the facilities were nice and the staff was very flexible and helpful.

  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled solo
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Reviewed July 16, 2014

This place is great... I was supposed to spend 2 days I ended up being there for over a week..
they have a nice swimming pool that is perfect specially because Merida is super hot!!!!..lots of outside space to chill and relax alone or hang out with other people...hammocks....a good size kitchen for you to cook.. but the great factor is all the things you get for free: free breakfast ( coffee, toasts and jam, cereals and fruit ), free water refill all day long...free yoga classes in the morning, free salsa lessons in the evening, free mexican cooking lessons ( for like 2 us$ you can even eat after the lesson )...and this is a plus, specially when you are on a tight budget...the staff is very friendly and patience and they kindly put up with the million questions I asked...thank you.....the first 5 night I was in the girls dorm and it was very spacious, had 2 toilets and 2 shower rooms, ceiling fan and air con...I really liked it ( choose a bottom bed, its bigger ), the last 2 nights I was in a mix dorm, honestly it was ok but not great, a bit small and no windows, no toilet inside and the nearest one was very far ...I saw some of the private rooms and they look good///..Overall I really really enjoyed this place, you just feel comfortable....

Room Tip: for the dorm choose the bigger ones that are fresher and more ventilated...
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  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled solo
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Reviewed July 15, 2014

This place has decent rooms and a great pool, but you are not allowed to make a single noise past 10:55 pm. There is no common area that is available. If they don't want noise they should remove the s from hostel

  • Stayed: July 2014
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Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

It's an okay stay, would want to give it 3.5 star, but I can't. Price-quality is okay, you can't expect much for that price. But I've seen better hostels. But they usually didn't have breakfast. Breakfast is basic, but you get fresh fruit, next to toast and cereals.

Rooms are very basic and very hot (stayed in a private bedroom)! You only get some fans to get you through the night! Fortunately there is a nice swimmingpool afterwards. There weren't a lot of sanitary facilities, but surprisingly you never had to wait!

A good thing: in walking distance of the City center. We absolutely loved it!

Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
Thank Duyntje
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Reviewed July 9, 2014

I have stayed there several times and watched it grow over the years. First class, with pool, conveniently located. Staff is very friendly and accommodating. Will organize excursions. only a couple of blocks from the main plaza. Good WiFi. Breakfast and a community Kitchen. Meet fellow travelers, team up and compare notes. Love this place. English spoken here.

Room Tip: I like the room just outside the Kitchen on the way to the pool. There is a bathroom just outside...
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed July 5, 2014

Only a few blocks away from the center of Merida, Nomadas is a hidden oasis. The hostel complex is just the right size, the grounds are beautiful, the atmosphere is spectacular, the staff is very friendly!
THE POOL is a lifesaver! Hammocks hover over the semi-Olympic sized swimming pool, a garden and neighboring courtyard wrap up the pool in one of the best hostel common areas I've ever experienced!
The hostel offers a plethora of FREE activities, from yoga sessions in the morning- to salsa and cooking classes at night.
The free breakfast is good!

Overall.. Nomadas is my favorite hostel in Merida (stayed at 3) and I strongly recommend you give it a shot!

  • Stayed: May 2014, traveled solo
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Reviewed June 27, 2014

One of the best hostels I've ever stayed in. Obviously the pool is absolutely amazing to have in the heat of the city - I went for a swim even before having breakfast:) Staff was really friendly and helpful with organising tours / explaining how to do it on your own. Lots of free activities on offer too. The dorm was huge and even though there was about 20 people in it, the space was so large you would never notice! Good breakfast, everything is clean, there's lots of common areas and hammocks for everyone... Without a question I would stay here again!

  • Stayed: May 2014, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Nomadas Hostel

Address: Calle 62 #433, at the corner of Calle 51, Merida, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Yucatan > Merida
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 78 Specialty Lodging in Merida
Price Range: $10 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nomadas, one of the best hostel in mexico, start ed12 years ago in a very colonial house, close to business center, downtown, teather, cultural centers, bus station, and more. ... more   less 
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