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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good19%
  • Average48%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
30 Jan 2017
“Rough but cheap !”
26 Oct 2016
“The cheapest hostel in Cancún”
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Reviewed 31 January 2015

I am surprised to be reading all these negative reviews. It was by far the cheapest place I every stayed in. At this price one cannot really expect any standards. What I expected was a bed and a bathroom and this is what was provided....More

2  Thank Parowa
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Hostel Kankun is a excellent little place and a very good find. the building is looking a little tired and certain parts could perhaps be a little cleaner but really when you are paying 5 bucks a night you can't go wrong, the staff are...More

3  Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 25 November 2014

For me this is not a hostel, it's a house who is still under construction! I didn't feel secure at all, the windows are fixed with plastic. No lockers. The room is really dirty, same with the bathroom. Trust me, you dont wanna shower there....More

2  Thank Alexandra G
Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

At $5 a night you can expect the worst but we still didnt expect the crack den which was supposedly a room. If you're on a very tight budget id recommend staying there as it does a job as a bed to sleep on but...More

2  Thank Tom B
Reviewed 9 February 2014

The two of use booked through hostel bookers and stayed for month. We stayed in two separate bedrooms and are familiar with every bedroom in the hostel. Pros- It's only $5 per person, per night and the location is decent, very central and close to...More

3  Thank Dirty_Bindle
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Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Cancun
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Hostel Kankun Hotel Cancun
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"This is a very basic place so not many options."
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"go there for a funny adventure but do not expect any hotel or hostel standards. It'sa place like no other"
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"The best room by far is on the kitchen level, furthest room from the kitchen. The big room on the top floor..."
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