Weary Traveler Hostel

Tulum #36, Tulum, Quintana Roo, 77780, Mexico
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Very Good (3.5 out of 5.0) 3 reviews
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Great Stay

Best (5.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on August 9, 2010

I got a private room at this hostel which meant that I wasn't staying at the main building. My room was across the street and down the block a bit. The room was not bad. It was one of the only rooms with a balcony which was nice. The bed was comfortable. They have a policy if you are staying there for more than one night that the staff will not enter your room unless you ask them to clean. I like this policy because it guarantees that your stuff is safe. Although the staff was really great and trustworthy so even if you wanted a clean room it wouldn't be a problem. Compared to the other hotel I stayed at in Tulum, this place was amazing. They had hot water at all times of day. The room aired out quite well. The only issue is that the room was a little dark. Other than that, the place was great and well worth the price.

Unique Quality: They offer breakfast, but you have to make it yourself. It seems like a pain, but it actually turned out to be really fun. You meet a lot of people who are also staying at the hotel when you are making breakfast and eating it. They offer a lot of things like pancake mix, eggs, and toast. If you want, you can also bring your own stuff and cook it on the grills there. At nights, they fire up a barbeque grill and have cheap options for you to purchase meat and stuff to eat. They also have their own bar at night.
The lobby has free wifi. They have a free shuttle bus to the beach twice daily. They also have discounts on renting a bike. This place is well worth the money.

Directions: A few doors south of the bus station.

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Hostel near the bus terminal

Good (3.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on December 5, 2008

If you're looking for hostel accommodation near the Tulum downtown bus terminal you don't have much of a choice but to come to the Weary Traveler Hostel (120 pesos for dorm bed with air-con., a little less for one with fan only). The people working there are friendly and helpful.

Make-your-own-breakfast (included in the price of the accommodation)..... bread, veggies, eggs, coffee, condiments, etc., and stoves, pots & pans are provided.

Free shuttle to the beach departs from the back of the hostel at 9am and 12 noon, and you walk about ten minutes to get to the Tulum ruins. The return bus for the 12 noon departure is 5pm, and that's the last one.

You can also get collectivos/vans to Playa del Carmen (35 pesos) just a short walk across the street from this hostel.

Unique Quality: I wouldn't particularly recommend this hostel since a couple of people in the other room complained about being bitten by bedbugs. Also they put too many bunk beds into the room (12 or more) and the shared washroom is windowless. But then again, they don't need any further recommendation since they are already super busy.

The best thing about this place are the hammocks under the leafy trees....makes it sooo good to relax and read or just chat.

In the evening, you can get good tacos, etc. in the restaurant just next door (your right hand side as you exit the hostel).

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Just a hostel ...

Good (3.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on May 29, 2007

Like most of travel guides say, it's an okay hostel where its workers are usually on a bad mood!

After seeing what the 'cabanas' look like by the beach, I'm sure the hostel is the best option... although, if you stay at the dorms, you'll find them over-crowded. There's one with A/C for an extra charge of USD 1.00, and then some private rooms... plenty of hammocks in the backyard and a nice atmosphere, but still... it's not more than just an okay hostel.

Unique Quality: Free breakfast ... free internet (although there's only one computer).

Directions: 100 meters south of Bus Station

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