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Vancouver, Canada
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105 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2012

We stayed here at the start of July 2012. The room was a good size and had an ensuite and shower in our private room. There was an included breakfast too which was nice. There was also cooking facilities and the location was very good. It also had decent air conditioning but... This only was turned on when the owners... More 

1 Thank PandG1989
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2012

the place is very dirty i was the on ly guest and they put me in the most noisy room i ask for a change they put me in a room with 2 beds and they told me that if somebody else come they will try to put her in another room i had a hard time to fall asleep... More 

Thank NycMarisa

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2012

I was there in September 2010 The dorm looks a little dodgy at the beginning but...it is overall a good hostel. The dorms are ok (not spotless but clean enough), some of the showers don't have hot water (i mean it doesn't work..) but for the price that you pay...it's good enough. The owners are quite good too and you... More 

1 Thank laOlalla
Munich, Germany
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2011

This is a nice mexican Hostel to stay. The people working there are the most caring about someone that I have ever met in any Hostel. They are greatful to have you in their Hostel. With the lounge, restaurant, park just in front of Hostel there is a very nice atmosphere being in the hostel. When we were there we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2011

This hostel is in downtown Cancun, which is just so much better for travellers than the stupidly expensive hotel region. The bus to the beaches and hotels is really easy, cheap and runs regularly so it makes sense to pay for a downtown hostel and just get on the bus in the morning. Chac Mool was very cheap, and gave... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 5 August 2011

me and my friend stayed in this place and the lockers are bad. Our Ipods disappeared from the locker eventhough the door was locked and so was the locker. We were the only 2 people in the room so there is no way that it wasn't someone who works there. DO NOT STAY AT THIS PLACE. Location is decent but... More 

Thank hermionellony
kike_cancun, Owner at Chacmool Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment, it is very important for us to help us improve our security procedures, we do not really know if this was the case when Pedro Marquez was stealing, but yesterday, September 10, 2011, we caught this person, a homeless who was trying to steal from our lockers, I want to remark that this person was not... More 

New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 May 2011

we were there seven days.. during which two solo travellers and one couple had items stolen. most suspect the owner of cleaners (the owner, Carlos, is quite an angry man putting it politely). he also refused to turn the aircon on until 11pm at night ! there is some good news , the hostel looks onto cancun's most attractive local... More 

1 Thank pmjackso
kike_cancun, Owner at Chacmool Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment, it is very important for us to help us improve our security procedures, Carlos, my father is part of the family bussines a very honest person who has taught us to be honest and work hard, you are totally wrong about your perception, yesterday, September 10, 2011, we caught Pedro Marquez, a homeless who was trying... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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62 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2010

I had to stay for one night in Cancun because I had an early flight to LA, if you can avoid staying in Cancun I probably would, although the hostel I wanted was full, looked great and the staff were super helpful Hostel Ka'beh - book it. Anyway my room had a puddle of water in it from the rain,... More 

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Bay Area, CA
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2010

It's a hostel. It has hot water; a spartan, but working kitchen; and there are dorm-style and private rooms. All-in-all, it's ok. Nothing to write home about. It's main selling point is that it is close to the bus station. I would not stay here for more than one night and only if I had to. It's not a great... More 

1 Thank Nerea_007
Oakland, California
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22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2009

This hostel has a nice location on the park. We paid about MEX $380 for a double room with 2 beds and air-con. It was clean, with no frills. The staff was helpful and polite. We missed the breakfast, so I can't comment on that. Very close to the bus station, so if you're tired this is a good place... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chacmool Hostel Cancun was opened in 2004 to offer a place to stay in Cancun for a very low cost, compared to the expensive Hotels in Cancun, now, we offer different options to the International traveller at our building, including "Terraza Chacmool" a Roof top Lounge Restaurant Bar opened for sunset and night drinks and food, where you can meet local people and other international travelers and enjoy an spectacular view of the main square. We also bring you the taste of Real Mexican Food during the day and night at our "Tacos Amigos" Restaurant and in case you been traveling for a while or you just want to pamper your clothes, we offer Laundry services with "Lavanderia las Palapas", which first opened it's doors, in 1994. ... more   less 

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Address: Calle Gladiolas 18, Cancun 77500, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Cancun
Number of rooms: 16
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