This hostel is committed to following WHO and local government guidelines for Covid-19 sanitation. This includes increased cleaning routines, better hygiene measures and social distancing when required.
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Maka MX

Free Cancellation Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.

284 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Superb Staff
Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

Since recently, we offer FREE BREAKFAST, DIY (Do It Yourself)
WEEKLY ACTIVITIES (Every day Happy hour):

Monday: 10 AM Walking tour Street Art - 8 PM Trivia Night
Tuesday: 8 AM Hierve el Agua (Waterfalls) - 7 PM Pizza & Beer
Wednesday: 11 AM Oaxaca Food Tour - 8 PM Salsa Class
Thursday: 9 AM Ancient Ruins Monte Alban - 4 PM Pub Crawl
Friday: 2 PM Mezcal Tasting - 7 PM Beer Pong
Saturday: 2 PM Tropical Pizza Pool Party - 8 PM Happy Hour - 8PM Beer Pong Tournement
Sunday: 9 - 11 AM UNLIMITED Hangover Pancakes - 6 PM Lucha Mexican Wrestling Libre

Maka Hostel is where culture, community, and sustainability converge, creating an unparalleled experience for solo travelers and backpackers. Here's a snapshot of what makes us special:

1. Volunteer Program ❤️🔄: Our volunteers are the heart of Maka Hostel, blurring the lines between guests and staff to create a family-like atmosphere. They share their love and passion with guests, fostering a deeply connected community.
2. Eco-Friendly Bar 🍻🎉: Our bar, with its low prices and focus on sustainability, is the perfect place for guests to connect and share stories, making every night memorable.
3. Shared Adventures Board 🌍✈️: Our board encourages guests to share travel plans, facilitating cost-sharing and group adventures, emphasizing that solo travel doesn't have to be lonely.
4. Inclusive Spaces 🏡💬: Designed for interaction, our communal areas, from the pool to the large dining table, ensure everyone feels part of our global family.
5. Cultural Activities 🎨🕺: Daily activities, from salsa to eco-tours, allow guests to explore and learn together at no extra cost, promoting a culture of inclusivity and discovery.
6. WhatsApp Community 📱💬: Our digital group keeps the community spirit alive online, making it easy for guests to join in activities and connect.
7. Volunteers as Ambassadors 💖🤝: Our volunteers are more than staff; they're the soul of our hostel, enriching every guest's experience with their energy and enthusiasm.

Maka Hostel isn't just a place to stay; it's a vibrant, eco-conscious community that offers a rich, inclusive experience. Our dedication to fostering a warm, engaging environment makes us a strong candidate for the "Best Hostel of Cultural Focus" award.

Maka Hostel Policies & Conditions:
- Our check-in time is 2:00 pm and check-out time is 11:00 am.
- Please note that we only accept cash as payment.
- If you plan on arriving after 8 pm, please let us know in advance so that our night guard can let you in and check you in.
- We also want to remind guests that we do not accept anyone under the age of 18.

Cancellation policy: 48 hours before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay.

Reception Hours 24 hrs
Check in after 14:00 pm.
Check out before 11:00 am.

Non-smoking inside, only in outdoor areas.
Come stay at Maka Hostel and experience the best of Oaxaca!

Reviews & Ratings

284 Total Reviews
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Latest Reviews

Feb 25, 2024
There are not enough words in the English language to express how much I enjoyed my stay at Maka. The connections Ive made with this people here at this hostel are only second to the connection made with my mother after leaving the womb. Highly recommended👍 pleasant stay 10/10
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Male, 18-24
Feb 21, 2024
Nice and relaxed hostel, good vibes and daily activities, great for solo travellers to meet new people
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Female, 18-24
Feb 16, 2024
Great hostel with a nice pool and bar scene.
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Male, 41+


  • Free

    • Free Breakfast
    • Linen Included
    • Free WiFi
    • Free Internet Access
    • Free City Tour
  • General

    • Security Lockers
    • Swimming Pool
    • Common Room
    • BBQ
    • Breakfast Not Included
    • Book Exchange
    • Hot Showers
    • Self-Catering Facilities
    • Fridge/Freezer
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Reading Light
    • Outdoor Swimming Pool
    • Ceiling fan
    • Microwave
    • Covid-19 safe
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Airport Transfers
    • Towels for hire
    • Luggage Storage
    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • Currency Exchange
    • 24 Hour Security
    • Housekeeping
    • Express check-in / out
  • Food & Drink

    • Bar
    • Cafe
    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Entertainment

    • PlayStation
    • Board Games

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