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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Additional Terms and Conditions

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Additional Info:

Special breakfast for groups!!

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Hostel Mundo Joven Catedral

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Brilliant Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

We are the most VISITED, most REVIEWED and most HAPPENING hostel in Mexico City. With an unbeatable location (trust us), the best hostel bar in town (with amazing views and backpacker prices) and professional quality standards, we are proud to be the leader and trend-setter in the hostel industry in the city.

Our aim is to provide the best option for travelers looking to meet other travelers, experience the city with our off-the-tourist-path free walking tours and our famous activities, all of these while enjoying your stay in a beautiful building with top notch security and facilities.
Main reasons to stay with us:

LOCATION: right in the zócalo, between 2 metro stations (both less than a 3 min walk) and amazing view of the Cathedral and Zocalo.

FUN: We organize daily free activities: BBQ, Guacamole, Salsa and Tequila Night. Free walking tours to the markets, pulquerías and interesting neighbourhoods.

COMFORT: all our dorm beds come with a reading lamp and electric outlet (we know you want to charge your phone/computer). We provide fresh clean sheets on arrival. Our showers have 24/7 hot water and we provide shampoo/body wash. All rooms have wooden floors and all the private rooms have a flatscreen TV.

BREAKFAST: our free hot buffet breakfast will fill you up both with Mexican dishes and the classic European fare.

BAR: Travelers from all over the world meet every night at the Barpack, our world famous bar.

SECURITY: We use electronic key cards plus have a security guard and reception open 24/7 and we are located in the most secure area of downtown.

FACILITIES: free Wifi, computers, TV room, DVDs, kitchen, laundry, book exchange, bar, smoking terrace and travel agency.

VALUE FOR MONEY: no other hostel offers what we do. Shop around! Look for the “DEALS” section to catch a promo. View House Rules


We're a lively joint at Hostel Mundo Joven Catedral and the most visited in the city – want to know why? We're fun, friendly and there are tons of freebies! Every day there's a free breakfast and bargain-priced drinks in our Barpack bar. You can also grab a cocktail or a beer up on the rooftop terrace or get a bite to eat at our BBQ events. Join us on one of our off-the-tourist-path free walking tours (of markets and pulquerías) and get a taste of local culture on our renowned guacamole, tequila and salsa nights.


Our hostel is in the most secure area of downtown Mexico City. We're just a 30 minute taxi drive from Mexico City International Airport or you can hop on bus line four for 35 minutes to República de Argentina – we're a 7-minute walk away. A 2-minute walk from us you'll find museums and the ancient Aztec Templo Mayor. For food and drink, take a 4-minute walk to main street, Calle Isabel la Católica, where there are lots of Mexican (and international) bars and restaurants.

Rooms and Dorms

Get to meet other backpackers in your shared mixed, male or female-only dorm. Each has self-lock lockers for backpacks and bunks with fresh sheets, a reading light and an electric socket for essential phone charging. If you'd like a bit more seclusion, book a private room – you'll even get your own TV. Showers are hot 24/7, and come complete with fresh towels and body wash to keep you clean and dry.

Extras and activities

We're all about the social side of hostel life and have lots of communal areas to mix and mingle with other travellers. Acquaint yourself with the TV room to watch a DVD with a new buddy or get chatting in the kitchen as you cook up an easy feast. Don't fancy the washing up? There's also a café and restaurant serving hot food. We've got practicalities covered too, with electronic key cards for access, a security guard and 24-hour reception. There's also an elevator and all the free Wi-Fi you want.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.7

  • Security 8.9

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 7.6

  • Atmosphere 7.5

  • Cleanliness 6.9

  • Facilities 7.0

Latest Reviews

  • 9.4


    29 Dec 2019
    One of the best locations. The people are very nice. I highly recommend this place.
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6


    30 Dec 2019
    I reserved the private queen bed with private shower. It’s small, not bad for 2 people but it got the job done. The fan in the room was COVERED in dust which would cause me to become congested every night. The shower was fine but there was something wrong with the sink, I discovered that if I put any kind of liquid (water, soda, mineral water, etc) the little drain hole located directly below the sink would start to omit a disgusting, almost unbearable, odor. Other than that it was perfect.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.6


    11 Nov 2019
    Great location. Nice breakfast too. 24 hour reception with good showers. There was a mix up with our booking - we selected a double room and were initially given a twin room, with a little persistence on our side, this was corrected when the availability was there.
    Ireland, Couple, 31-40
  • 8.3


    15 Nov 2019
    Can’t beat the location. Bar is loud as hell, but it’s also a lot of fun. I highly highly recommend booking the private ensuite with amazing private balcony. Unreal at night. Would stay here again for sure. Cheers!
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 8.0


    26 Nov 2019
    Location unbeatable. Breakfast hearty. Some rooms much better than others: I had a view of the zócalo directly from my bed, while other rooms face a dark-ish inner court. Would recommend.
    Italy, Male, 41+
  • 8.0


    07 Nov 2019
    The place was nice to stay. There is a rooftop bar and on weekends it’s pretty busy and noisy but during the week it’s not too much of a problem as the bar closes at midnight. The breakfast was pretty good as well. Not a bad place to stay.
    Cameroon, Couple, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    13 Nov 2019
    The hostel is in a great place secured and in the middle of the historical cantre. If your planning to sleep at night dont stay here as its ver noisy and the windows open to the corridor of the hostel which is very noicy. the hostel is too basic my toilet light didnt work. i stayed for one night and check out.
    Oman, Female, 31-40
  • 6.0


    27 Nov 2019
    Double size private room literally only fits a double bed. I don't recommend this room for anyone but a solo traveler. The location, we were told not to venture into the surrounding neighborhoods at night. However, there is an awesome day market a couple blocks over that we wish the hostel would have informed us of as we only saw it by chance in our uber on the way out. Front desk is unhelpful.Overall the price is okay for moderately safe place to sleep. P.S. towels are only given upon request.
    USA, Mixed Group, 31-40
  • 6.0


    12 Nov 2019
    No natural light in the rooms was pretty annoying. Hot water only worked in 1/3 showers on our floor. Breakfast was ok but pretty basic. Location is ok but far from the more lively areas such as coyoacan, la Roma and la condensa.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 5.7


    30 Dec 2019
    [IF YOU’RE BACKPACKING THEN I’VE BEEN TOLD MANY TIMES THAT CASA PEPE IS MUCH BETTER FOR THAT VIBE] We came over new year and found the hostel to be incredibly impersonal. The staff have no desire to make sure your time there is the best it can be and they don’t organise any activities which is a shame because on arrival it was clear it had the potential to be a really fun hostel. The bathroom in our dorm was shared with another room and it wasn’t cleaned once during our stay.
    England, Mixed Group, 18-24
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • DVD's