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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.

An American 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.

Popular points of interest near the hostel include Playa Gaviota Azul, Playa Forum and Cancun Convention Center. The nearest airport is Cancún International Airport, 14 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 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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

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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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Room Type
1 queen bed
Bedroom ::
2 queen beds
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Closest beaches
  • Playa Chac Mool

    8.7 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

    8.5 Very good 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

    8.5 Very good beach
    3,550 feet from property
  • Tortuga Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Playa Marlin

    8.7 Excellent beach
    1.8 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
  • Do the private rooms have a safe and small refrigerator
    Hello! The only fridge available for guest use is located in our common kitchen.
    Answered on January 17, 2020
  • Is it quiet at night?
    We host activities and parties most nights. The rooms that are farther are more quite than the rooms closer to the bar.
    Answered on February 24, 2020
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    It's not necessary but we recommend it. All the time there are a lot of new people making check-in and check-out. The lock is for your own safety. We ..
    Answered on September 6, 2019
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?
    5 USD
    Answered on September 6, 2019
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?
    Yes, you can. However, we have clean beds, with sheets and pillows that we change every time a guest makes check out.
    Answered on September 6, 2019
Area info *
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
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bicycle rental Additional charge
  • 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 (temporarily closed)
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Parking
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
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • Adults only
  • Pool with view
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • 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

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

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.

Bar is closed from Mon, Nov 14, 2022 until Mon, Nov 28, 2022

FAQs about Mayan Monkey Cancun

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Mayan Monkey Cancun by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 45min

  • Check-in at Mayan Monkey Cancun is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The prices at Mayan Monkey Cancun may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Mayan Monkey Cancun is 5.6 miles from the center of Cancún.

  • Mayan Monkey Cancun offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Snorkeling
    • Ping-pong
    • Diving
    • Karaoke
    • Evening entertainment
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Live music/Performance
    • Bicycle rental
    • Public Bath
    • Entertainment staff
    • Happy hour
    • Swimming pool
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Mayan Monkey Cancun.

  • Mayan Monkey Cancun has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Guests staying at Mayan Monkey Cancun can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American