Hostels Tulum

8 Best Hostels in TULUM for Party, Chill or Solo Travelers – [2021]

Imagine diving into an underwater world thriving with fish and brightly colored corals. The water is warm and feels soft against your skin. When you look above the waves, you see an endless blue ocean that stretches into the sand of a white beach. On land, you can walk through the Mayan ruins that hold thousands of years of mysteries between their ancient walls. All of this welcomes you into Tulum, Mexico.

With pleasant temperatures year-round, it’s no wonder that Tulum is becoming increasingly popular to visit and is one of the top-rated vacation spots all around the world.

If you can’t decide whether to book your place in Tulum Center or Tulum Beach area check out this guide on where to stay in Tulum!

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FAQs about hostels in Tulum

  • What are the best hostels in Tulum for solo travelers?

    Mama's Home and the Chill Inn Hostel are perfect options for solo travelers. Both of them boast a relaxed atmosphere and are centrally located, so you don't have to worry about walking alone at night if you decide to stay out. Moreover, the Chill Inn Hostel features beds with privacy curtains and reading lights.

  • What is the best party hostel in Tulum?

    Hostel Che Tulum is a great spot to stay in and party. They organize various sorts of events, from salsa lessons to live music evenings. Also, there is an on-site garden bar and a pool.

  • How much is a hostel in Tulum?

    On average, a bed in a dorm in Tulum costs USD$ 15, while the rates for a private room usually vary between USD$ 40 and USD$ 100.

  • Are hostels in Tulum safe?

    The whole of Tulum is quite safe, compared to other parts of Mexico, and its hostels are safe alike. Most of the hostels have a 24-hour front desk or security, along with CCTV outside the property and in the common areas.

Selina Tulum – HOTEL ZONE – Best Location

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HostelWorld (*8.6) Booking.com (*8) Map Starts at ($45) for 10 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in High-season (July)

Set just off the town center by the beachfront, Selina Tulum will suit those who are looking for a paradise-like getaway with the option to eat, drink, and shop in some of the trendiest spots in Tulum.

This hostel has numerous communal areas, such as a co-working space, pool, pizza garden, cinema, and a beach club. Moreover, music and party events are organized on a regular basis. Should you wish to explore the surroundings, you can rent a bike straight at the property.

Hit the hay in both private rooms with ocean views or in shared dorms. Breakfast is included in the price. Your four-legged friends are welcome to stay too.

Straw Hat Hostel & Rooftop Bar

HostelWorld (*9.1) Booking.com (*7.9) Map Starts at ($15) for 10 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in High-season (July)

Conveniently located right in the heart of Tulum, Straw Hat Hostel is a perfect choice for those who prefer a family kind of vibe yet would like to stay in the center.

The hostel features a rooftop bar with a pool, as well as a restaurant downstairs. There, guests of the accommodation can enjoy free continental or an à la carte breakfast. Moreover, they get 15% off on all the food during the rest of the day.

There are 7 dorms, some of which are female-only, and 2 private rooms across the hostel. The property also offers a 24-hour front desk, a shared kitchen, and currency exchange for its guests.

Even though this is a chilled, middle-sized hostel, there is a selection of events organized every day. From beer pong tournaments and mojito classes to karaoke, and salsa classes, you will never get bored in Straw Hat Hostel.

Mama’s Home

HostelWorld (*9.7) Booking.com Map Starts at ($15) for 8 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in High-season (July)

The name of this hostel tells you a lot about how you should feel as soon as you walk through the doors. It’s called “Mama’s Home” for a reason. The goal of this hostel is to make sure that you feel like you’re home. They pride themselves on simplicity and comfort.

It is located just a few blocks from the bus stop which makes it easy to find transportation when you go to visit the rest of the city. The street is also quiet and perfect for people who are looking to wind down after a long day of activities. They provide an included breakfast to wake you up in the morning and get you ready for the rest of the day.

Mama’s Home keeps the needs of the traveler in mind and makes sure that you’re comfortable, happy, and ready for a great night’s rest.

Hostel Che Tulum

HostelWorld (*9.2) Booking.com (*8.4) Map Starts at ($11) for 8 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in High-season (July)

If you’re looking for a place that is known for hospitality, then you’re looking for the Hostel Che Tulum. With the catchphrase “FEEL ALIVE” how can you ever go wrong? They are a recently remodeled and refurbished hostel in the area with new mattresses and beds, large storage spaces and lockers, free wifi, private bathrooms, and much more. They also have a large pool for their guests to use so that people who don’t want sand and salt covering their bodies can enjoy a refreshing dip in clean water.

They pride themselves on their entertainment as well and want to make sure that their guests are getting the most out of the experience as possible. This is why they also offer free tours, yoga, live music, and salsa classes. The food is also a part of what makes this hostel so perfect. They offer a Garden Bar and restaurant with delicious food options, including vegetarian. Overall, Hostel Che Tulum will make sure that you’re having a great time.

Amorcito Corazon Hotel and Hostel

 Booking.com (*9) Map

If you’re looking for more variety and a completely different feel from a hostel, then you’ll be intrigued by the atmosphere of the Amorcito Corazon Hotel and Hostel.

This hostel prides themselves in their motto that “love is what moves us to be and do all things.” They surround in you in the natural tropical atmosphere of Tulum and provide you with a few different options for your room layout. You can choose to stay in a room shared with 6 different people or private rooms for 2,3 or 4 people.

You also are given locker space, a private bathroom, a continental breakfast, and a pool. The hostel takes care that even with the benefits of air conditioning and hot water, they don’t impact any of the natural scenery around them. Amorcito Corazon Hotel and Hostel will ensure that you fall in love with every aspect of Tulum.

The Chill Inn Hostel

HostelWorld (*9) Booking.com (*8) Map Starts at ($13) for 8 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in High-season (July)

Whether you’re in the mood to go to a fiesta or take a siesta, the Chill Inn Hostel is the best place to chillax. What makes the Chill Inn stand out among the other hostels of Tulum is the unique Mexican vibes captured through the Inn’s loyal adherence to Mayan culture.

Each Inn is an authentic Palapa style hut overlooking the white-sand beaches and natural cenotes which are natural crystal clear subterranean lakes that characterize the region. The Chill Inn Hostel makes sure that you’re enjoying the beauty of the scenery while still being able to feel comfortable and relax in a pleasant atmosphere.

Lucky Traveler Hostel / The FREE Hostel Inn Tulum

 Booking.com (*8.8) Map Starts at ($40) for a double room

**prices are shown for weekdays in High-season (July)

The Lucky Traveler Hostel is the only hostel in the world that is all-inclusive and is the largest hostel in Tulum. Once you pay, everything else is included (including the wifi). The meals, drinks, rooms, and everything that the hostel offers come to you with no extra charge. This is perfect for those travelers who always underestimate how much food they’ll be eating while they’re traveling the world. Rather than ordering a meal that’s too small for you, then either spending more money on more food, you can sit back and relax. Everything you eat is included, and the staff is more than willing to help satisfy your food or drink needs.

Another benefit of having an all-inclusive hostel is that you can save money on the drinks. Overall, the food and drinks in Tulum can start to run expensive. Drinks per person are around 50 pesos, and the meals are closer to 100 pesos.

If you’re traveling with a group, things get pricey fast. Instead, plan to eat and drink in the hostel, and you’ll save money on the overall trip. Their website describes some of the best benefits to their location as well. It is the closest hostel to the beach and is in front of the entrance to the Mayan Ruins.

Day Tripper Hostel

HostelWorld (*7.3) Booking.com (*7.9) Map Starts at ($12) for 8 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in High-season (July)

For those who are looking for a place to crash at night that is travel-friendly, the Day Tripper Hostel is the perfect option. It keeps the needs of the daily traveler in mind by giving them exactly what they need and nothing that they don’t need. That allows them to keep their prices low and easily affordable. They even put curtains around each of the beds for additional privacy. The area is clean, and the staff is friendly.

This is the perfect place for a simple traveler who is looking for a simple place to stay. You can relax and unwind on two gorgeous terraces, and their grand rooftop lounge features hammocks for the perfect night of relaxation. The atmosphere is ideal for people looking to talk and relax with the other travelers in the area and make lasting friends.

The Day Tripper Hotel is also only a 7-minute drive from the beaches in the area to make spending your days on the beach easy for you. Best of all, breakfast is still included for you so that you can wake up and get ready for the day.

Conclusion

No matter what you’re looking for when you are visiting the beautiful beaches and Mayan ruins of Tulum, you’ll be able to find the perfect hostel to fit your needs. Whether you’re looking for a place for a great time that will give you entertainment, food, drinks, and all that you need or something simple to just meet the basics, Tulum has exactly what you need.