Hostel Ka'beh Cancun Reviews
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I was a little disappointed as I had expected a little more warmth from the staff based on reviews. They weren't hugely friendly nor were they particularly approachable when you tried to have a chat with them on subjects other than your stay. The room particularly smelled like cat pee but the people I met there were nice and I loved the outdoor area which had a nice atmosphere. Alright for one or two nights!
The reason to go here is that the staff are all terrific. However, my absolute favourite is definitely Stef :)
I didn't expect a partyhostel, when I read the discreption, but i is one! The music was very loud during daytime and the evening. The A/C was extremely cold. I had to wear 3 layers to be able to sleep there and the big door was still smelling very bad like a cat toilet, like another guest wrote before.
Fantastically helpful and friendly staff, very clean bathrooms, pretty chill vibe. Making your own breakfast with provided ingredients is a nice change, really strong AC (almost too strong when you're right next to it) to fend off the humidity, and the staff are all very nice and knowledgeable of the area.
Awesome. Location is great, easy to get around to cultural and social activities. The hostel also offers great tours to do all sorts of excursions (whale diving etc.). The rooms are clean and air conditioned, same as bathrooms. The outside area is perfect for people like myself (traveling alone) for getting to know people in the hostel. Last but most definitely not least, Chris, makes this place, great guy, really helpful and a good laugh. Keep up the awesome work Ka'beh!
Hostel really is all about the staff. Chris in particular is fantastic. One of those guys that make a hostel. The hostel itself is very good. Facilities are great etc. Everything is clean & works superbly. Negatives: hostels generally are located miles away from the action in hotel zone. This is just a feature of cancun .... It's all about the resorts & big hotels. Regular busses though. Also.... No bar. Can bring drinks in but I always think a hostel has to have a bar. Great stay nonetheless
Everything was perfect I felt really at home while I was there. The staff is fantastic.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Sooo many good things to say about this hostel :) Awesome staff! Great rooms, great bathrooms. I really liked staying with Ka'beh and would recommend it to everybody who is into backpacking, parties and good conversations. Great for meeting people!
awesome hostel, stayed there for about 4 nights and they had good events every night, people always around and friendly, good rules, clean, strong AC. only downside was that the AC was a bit too powerful and the room smelled like BO sometimes but they put in scent stuff and the place was always kept clean. staff were awesome, very friendly. definitely worth the money.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
A really nice hostel with clean bathrooms, an common area and nice and staff. The only negative thing was that the dorm rooms had a bad smell, maybe like cat urine or something, which was not that pleasant.
Fantastic stay at hostel ka'beh. 2 nights turned into 4. Incredibly helpful and friendly staff. So many activities could be organised for you around Cancun. The whale shark swim was definitely a highlight, great atmosphere and chill out space with hammocks. Bathroom facilities were plentiful and very clean. The neighbourhood was really funky and there were many budget eats and drinks to be had at the very close at hand parque de palapas. A great suburb that really felt like local neighbourhood.
- Novice Nomad
- All Female Group, 18-24
- (1 review)
The best staff that I've ever seen. Movie night, guacamole night, barbecue night, tours, company to the clubs. Really enjoyed my 5 nights there. Totally recommended!!
This hostel is really nothing to write home about, but that's true of Cancun overall (unless you're exclusively interested in drinking, or are staying at a swanky beach resort, ie. not in the seedy Centro, where this is). Breakfast is pathetic, they shouldn't even bother. The place smells moldy and the smaller rooms feel claustrophobic (opt for the bigger dorm if you stay). They try too hard to sell you tours/nightlife packages. Pros are nice, clean bathrooms and a pleasant outdoor common area.
A must stay! The staff are really helpful and the whole hostel has a chill out home feel to it.
The staff were great! Location is good, they have a TV/Netflix. Needs more cowbell though.
Best hostel have stayed in so far, great intimate feel.
Great community hostel, always something going on, feels like you're a part of the family straight away, shops and food very close. Awesome hostel.
Great hostel. The bathroom in the dormitory is awesome! Great nights out and a fun atmosphere. Would definitely come back!!