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This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Located in Cancún, a 2-minute walk from Playa Chac Mool, Mayan Monkey Cancun has accommodations with a restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool and a bar. This 3-star hostel offers an ATM and a tour desk. The property provides a 24-hour front desk, airport transportation, a shared kitchen and free WiFi throughout the property.

Complete with a private bathroom, the rooms at the hostel come with air conditioning, and some rooms contain a seating area. At Mayan Monkey Cancun the rooms include bed linen and towels.

A continental breakfast is available each morning at the accommodation.

Mayan Monkey Cancun has a grill.

Guests can enjoy playing ping pong or sing karaoke, or take advantage of the business center.

Playa Gaviota Azul is a 4-minute walk from the hostel, while Caracol is half a mile from the property. The nearest airport is Cancún International Airport, 15 miles from Mayan Monkey Cancun.

This is our guests' favorite part of Cancún, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Mayan Monkey Cancun has been welcoming guests since Feb 2, 2018

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Cancún, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5!

Breakfast Info


Free Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Mayan Monkey Cancun

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Playa Chac Mool

    8.8 Excellent beach
    550 feet from property
  • Playa Gaviota Azul

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1,100 feet from property
  • Playa Forum

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1,850 feet from property
  • Caracol

    8.6 Excellent beach
    2,700 feet from property
  • Ancha Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    2,750 feet from property
  • Playa Punta Cancun

    8.7 Excellent beach
    2,800 feet from property
  • El Rey Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    3,550 feet from property
  • Tortuga Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Playa Marlin

    8.7 Excellent beach
    1.8 miles from property
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • The City Nightclub
    0.2 miles
  • Coco Bongo
    0.3 miles
  • La Isla Shopping Mall
    1.6 miles
  • Kukulcan Plaza
    2.2 miles
  • Luxury Avenue
    2.2 miles
  • Backstage Theatre
    2.4 miles
  • Mayan Museum
    4.2 miles
  • AMERIMED Hospital Cancun
    4.8 miles
  • Cancun Bullfight ring
    4.8 miles
  • Plaza Las Americas
    4.8 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Los Chachalacos Taqueria
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Surfin burrito
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Coco Bongo Nightclub
    0.3 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Mandala Beach
    0.3 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Senor Frogs
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Cancun Government Palace
    5.3 miles
  • Show Time Karaoke Bar
    5.4 miles
  • Cristo Rey Church
    5.4 miles
  • Cancun Bus Station
    5.4 miles
  • Cancun Underwater Museum
    5.6 miles
  • Parque las Palapas
    5.6 miles
  • Beto Avila Stadium
    5.8 miles
  • Estadio Olímpico Andrés Quintana Roo
    5.9 miles
  • Universidad Anahuac Cancun
    7.9 miles
  • Moon Palace
    11.3 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Caribbean Sea
    0 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Playa Chac Mool
    550 feet
  • Playa Gaviota Azul
    1,100 feet
  • Playa Forum
    1,850 feet
  • Caracol
    2,700 feet
  • Ancha Beach
    2,750 feet
Closest Airports
  • Cancún International Airport
    10.2 miles
  • Cozumel International Airport
    44.3 miles
How to get to Mayan Monkey Cancun from Cancún International Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: American, Mexican, Pizza, Seafood, Tex-Mex, Local, International, Latin American

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Cocktail hour

Amenities of Mayan Monkey Cancun
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Entertainment staff
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Karaoke
  • Ping-pong
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Business center
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Adults only
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • Adults only
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool with view
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Public Bath
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Mayan Monkey Cancun takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 12:00 AM


6:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Mayan Monkey Cancun accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.