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Hostel Quetzal

Orquideas N� 10, Cancun, Mexico
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  • 88%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 82%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 91%Atmosphere
  • 79%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

Hostelworld says:

If you like to drink, eat and make a lot a lot of friends, then look no further. Mandatory drinking games are a regular occurrence at the Quetzal, and a free tequila shot with your dinner may sound like something from a backpacking dream, but here it's just a regular evening activity. If you're looking for a nice hostel close to the main bus terminal, this is the perfect place. According to one past guest, at the Quetzal 'beerpong is not a game, it's a way of life'…

Property Information:

Hostel Quetzal was created for Young Party People to socialize, drink, frolic and have fun. We are The Party Hostel in Cancun. Body Shots, Beer Pong, Kings Cup, Flip Cup and Beer Bongs and Hot Stuff are a daily ritual.
We include free dinner and breakfast to assure that you will have the strength to keep drinking.

Our unrivaled party scene is for outgoing people to meet new friends, travel buddies, lovers and take home kick ass memories of their experience at Hostel Quetzal.

We have won countless awards from Hostelworld, Hostelbookers and Tripadvisor including;

A quick glance at what we offer:
-Free Recovery Breakfast served hot
-Free dinner made by chef (vegetarian option) to get you ready for a night of clubbing.
-Free Tequila shot with dinner
-Fun Staff
-Tiki Bar in main garden
-Rooftop Bar and Lounge
-Comfy Beds often not used for sleep
-Private Knicks and Corners for the Hot and horny
-Air-conditioned rooms
-Lockers, Linens, Towels all included + Daily Housekeeping
-24hr Security and Reception
-Nightly outings to amazing Cancun clubs with OPEN BAR, one way transportation, express entry, bottle service and tips all included
-Discount tours for Mayan Ruins (Chichen Itza), Adventure parks, Cenotes, Swimming with Whale Sharks (June - Early September), Diving/Snorkelling and Party Yachts!
-Fully licenced bar with daily drink specials
-Common room with book exchange, international cable TV
-Beautiful rooftop overlooking Cancun perfect for sunbathing, moon gazing and cocktails
-Common kitchen which you will never use... our chef cooks for you.
-LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! We are located in the centre of Cancun, here you can experience the real culture of Mexico with local food, crafts, markets and street art with everything at real Mexican prices. A 5 minute walk from the ADO bus centre and just a short 10 minute bus from the bustling Zona Hotelera with gorgeous white beaches, restaurants and world famous nightlife. We really are the best of both worlds.
**To help you in your hostel selection our location is clearly described above, please do not mark us down on your review for location.**

A hostel created in the elegant Mexican home of a famous international performing artist. A home designed for socializing, focusing and relaxing. A space where the most amazing shows were cast, rehearsed, recorded and produced. Receive all the amenities of a touring pop star plus loads of extras like food, fun, entertainment, drinks, chill and thrill, Wi-Fi, clean clothes, and a genuine smile from our staff.
Backpackers and Flashpackers love us and we have rooms for every budget!

Our dorm was originally a rehearsal studio creating large shows with trapeze acts, musicians, dancers, and acrobatic performers with the Aves del Paraiso entertainment company. The oversized room has air-conditioning and ceiling fans, wide open spaces, and large windows. The bathroom is conveniently ensuite and comfortably designed for men or women.

A smaller room for the traveler who wants a bit more space to themselves, boys and girls welcome. This room is newly repainted with bright colours, large arched windows, private patio ensuite bathroom and lockers.

A girls only room with five beds, located on the first floor with a balcony overlooking the tropical garden, gorgeous Hello Kitty themed sheets, amenities included, lockers and private bathroom.

Another room just for our female travellers with a Disney Princess theme with matching sheets, large wardrobe to hang dresses, amenities included, large french doors open onto a private patio and ensuite bathroom, this room has five beds.

Private ensuite rooms, doubles, twins and triples:
-All rooms are distinctive in design and color. The rooms are spacious with high ceilings, arched doorways and large arched windows. Spoil yourself and stay here.
-All private rooms have a private balcony, terrace or garden patio. Fully equipped with air-conditioning, ceiling fans, full private bath, wireless internet access 24/7, hot water, towels, beach towels and sheets.

We will take you to the best nightclubs every night. World famous Coco Bongo, Beach/Pool parties, glow parties, foam parties, largest nightclub in Latin America with a capacity of 6000 people. All with OPEN BAR, one way transport, table service with tips included. We know all the waiters so the service is unbeatable.
Barmaid Tits-Magee mixing great cocktails and special shots.
Masterchef Rosendo Gil will cook amazing Mexican inspired Breakfast and Dinners.
Spanky clean cleaners Lupe, Juana and Blanca

Monica Moray presents Hostel Quetzal inside her performing arts home for you to enjoy.

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  • Hostelworld Guests Say

    The best hostel I've ever been in. So good I came back for more buffalo.
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      Anonymous, Australia, All Male Group, 25-30
  • Latest Review

    An amazing time with Mama, Alex, and the rest of the crazy staff. We felt right at home, all of our questions were answered, and we got all the inside scoop on the hotel zone, as well as less gringo places. Constant drinking games and family dinner with tequila made it really easy to meet friends from all over, and have more people to go out on the strip. Wouldn't recommend it for people who want a whole lot of sleep or who are not ok with being around a lot drinking. We can't wait to come back.
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      Anonymous, USA, Mixed Group, 18-24
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included

Hostel Awards

  • 2011 Hoscar Winner
  • 1st
  • Country Winners Mexico
  • 2010 Hoscar Winner
  • 1st
  • Country Winners Mexico
  • 2011 1st Country Winners Mexico
  • 2010 1st Country Winners Mexico

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  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Party Hostel with daily drinking games and Theme Parties. Check in 3pm, you may leave us your bags in storage and use the facilities and meet our guests meanwhile we prepare your bed. Check out 11am. Late checkout available for 75 pesos. Dinner and Breakfast are included. Free tequila toast at dinner. 24hour reception Only cash accepted. Mexican pesos or US dollars Cancellation Policy one day before We prefer young travellers who are not looking just for a place to sleep Age Restriction under 40 Drinking your own alcohol is not permitted 24 hour bar and snack service Discount tour desk Special Price club tickets with VIP service, express pass, all you can drink, no cover, transportation to the club, table for the hostel at club, waiter for hostel guests. Party Hostel! expect everything associated with the Party! Hostel Quetzal in an elegant Mexican home transformed into a party hostel designed for the young traveller. We do not have an age limit, but as a Party Hostel expect everything related to partying to happen. Please do not stay here if you want a laid back experience. We are pure octane. Fun, frolic, nudity, noise, and more.

Hostel Quetzal Located at Orquideas N� 10, , Cancun.
Hostel Quetzal
Cancun Quintana Roo 77500 Orquideas N� 10
85% 1369
21.1598103 -86.8282127
Hostel Quetzal
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