The Best Hostels in Mexico for Travelling Canadians

best hostels in MexicoMexico is a very popular tourist destination for Canadians because of its wonderful scenery, warm climate, and friendly people. Mexico is particularly attractive to Canadians who wish to escape to a warm place during the winter months. Not everyone who goes to Mexico as a tourist wishes to stay in a resort. It is often far more interesting and also much cheaper to stay in a hostel that caters to tourists on a budget. Here are some of the best hostels in Mexico for Canadian visitors.


Suites DF Hostel – Mexico City

This hostel is very reasonably priced and in a good location near the metro. It gets great reviews from guests who say the staff is exceptionally helpful. One guest said it was the best hostel he ever stayed in. There is an excellent free breakfast served in the morning. This hostel is located near many of the attractions of downtown Mexico City, including the Monumento a la Revolucion. The staff treat everyone like family and will customize tours and activities according to your interests.

Anys Hostal – Mexico City

The Anys Hostel is located within walking distance of downtown Mexico City. This hostel has been rated by guests as providing excellent value. The owner is exceptionally kind and helpful to the guests and they appreciate the great free breakfast in the morning. Guests said they felt safe and secure while staying here. Rooms can be shared or private and free internet is available. There are many attractions close to the hostel within walking distance. The hostel does not accept credit cards.

Hostel Tequila Backpackers – Guadalajara, Mexico

This hostel caters to backpackers and is located very close to central Guadalajara. It is located in a renovated residence in the city. The staff at this hostel are very friendly and this hostel gets very high approval ratings from guests. It is easy to reach many of the tourist destinations in the city from this hostel. There are shared rooms for men and shared rooms for women featuring bunk beds. Television and internet are available and there is also a pool and garden. Breakfast is included in the price of the stay. This is an ideal location for people who are traveling and do not wish to spend a lot of money on accommodations.

Hostel Quetzal – Cancun

This hostel is located near the center of Cancun and offers free breakfast and dinner included in the price. Every evening, the hostel features a cocktail party so guests can meet and mingle. The hostel is in a beautiful Mexican home with a lush garden that will make you feel relaxed and comfortable when you stay here.


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