In this stunning touristc destination of the Riviera Maya, you don’t need to spend much money on hotels, as you’ll be outdoors all day and night. There are good hotels downtown, with good service and reasonable price that keep you close to the main attractions. Check out our list of the cheapest hotels in Cancun.
Hotel Plaza Caribe Cancún, Cancun
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Hotel Plaza Caribe Cancún, Cancun | Courtesy of Plaza el Caribe Hotel
Plaza Caribe has 32 years of experience as a lodging, tourism and business hotel, and is located right in front of the bus station, near to the beaches and other activities. The hotel has 134 rooms, with a beautiful view of the garden, in different categories: Standard, Suite, and Jr. Suite. You can enjoy a quiet atmosphere in which to rest and relax after a business meeting, or to recover from a night out on the town. There are restaurants with delicious national and international food.
María de Lourdes is a three-star hotel located in downtown Cancun, which is perfect as you’ll be close to the main attractions of the city, surrounded by stores and restaurants. It’s 10 minutes from the beautiful beaches and the hotel zone. This cheap and comfortable hotel comes with the basic amenities: TV, towels, free wifi, air conditioner and a small swimming pool. The rooms and in general the hotel is clean. If you’re looking for a place to stay for one night, or are travelling in a big group, this hotel offers a good deal. Most of the tour services can pick you up from here.
This is a four-star hotel in a good location and very reasonable price. Services include: TV, free wifi, desk and private bathroom with toiletries. There’s a swimming pool and garden with exotic plants. The hotel has an elevator, and drinks machines with drinking water on every floor. Close by there’s an enchanting square called Las Palapas, which offers an insight into Mexican culture and where you can see the local life and enjoy the delicious food.
Hotel & Spa Xbalamque Cancún Centro, Cancun | Courtesy of Xbalamque resort & Spa
This hotel has a convenient location and great services for a cheap price. Xbalamque is located in Yaxchilan, an avenue that has entertainment and good restaurants, an ideal place to stay with your family. The hotel is decorated with mystic statues and dazzling images of the Mayan culture that make you feel you are in the place of the Mayans. The rooms are clean, have TVs and bathrooms with rain showers. The spa combines the ancestral and modern therapies; you can get massages, aromatherapy and the ritual Temazcal. There’s free parking and a bar-lounge.
The décor of this hotel reflects traditional Mexican charm in its communal spaces, dotted with talavera (colorful Mexican decorated and glazed earthenware), onyx, and clay with details of the Mexican culture. This is the place where you can stay and relax, enjoy the room service in comfortable and clean rooms. Services include free wifi, free parking, TV, a peaceful garden and acces to Cocos’ & Grill beach club. Hotel Suites Cancun Centro is located in front of Parque Las Palapas and is close to the bus station, shopping centers, banks and markets. And the best part: it’s only five minutes from the turquoise waters and white sand.
For the affordable price of this hotel, there is no compromise on quality. Five minutes from the hotel there’s a bus that takes you to the hotel zone, and it’s also close to the bus station for access to the airport. Hacienda de Castilla has a swimming pool and large, clean rooms with air conditioning, hair dryer and closet. The restaurant serves up delicious meals, and there’s room service in case you prefer to stay in your room for lunch, or want to order snacks.
Two minutes from the bus station, Kin Mayab is close to Tulum Avenue – where there is entertainment all night long – shopping centers and Market 28. The rooms are clean and quiet, there’s free wifi, air conditioning, LCD TVs, closet, and a locker. There’s free parking, and the restaurant offers a healthy menu and typical Mexican dishes. There’s an exclusive pool where you can spend a relaxing day should you decide to take a break from the beach. Kin Mayab is one of the first hotels in Cancun, founded just three years after the foundation of Cancun itself.
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This is a three-star and two-diamond hotel, with a reasonable price, is clean, comfortable, and is located downtown. Batab is situated just two minutes from the crystal waters and sandy beaches, and is very close to everything you will want to visit: artisan markets where you can buy souvenirs, shopping centers, typical restaurants to delight with local gastronomy, and popular night entertainment. The services include free wifi, free parking, restaurant, and gym. The hotel also offers a newspaper service, luggage storage, a cloakroom, and a smoking area available on site.
Also in downtown, on the bustling Nader avenue, this three-star hotel is surrounded by banks, markets, excellent night entertainment and cafés, and is only 20 minutes from the airport and three minutes from the bus station, in case you want to visit Playa del Carmen, Tulum, or the beautiful surroundings of Cancun. The rooms are clean and spacious, decorated in Mexican contemporary style; they have air conditioning, free wifi, locker and alarm clock. There’s a swimming pool where you can have a good time with your family. The hotel offers free transportation within three miles (5km) and also to the beach and Puerto Juarez, where you can take the ferry that goes to Isla Mujeres.
This comfortable hotel has recently been remodeled, so has a nice and fresh atmosphere. Soberanis is located on Cobá and Tulum avenues, which means it’s only 10 minutes from the beaches, shopping centers, restaurants, and nightlife of Cancun. There’s also easy access to the airport, to the bus station and just five minutes from the stunning beaches of the hotel zone, and the hotel offers organized tours to the archaeological zone Chichén Itzá. Soberanis has clean, spacious rooms, and its services include a bar, restaurant, free internet and a meeting room if you’re on a business trip.