Best Party Hostels in Cancun

If you are looking for the best hostels to party in Cancun, meet other fellow travellers, with sociable staff and organised events, these are the Party Hostels for you

Cancun is, without a doubt, one of the most famous beach and party destinations in the world. Offering white sand beaches and a whole area called Party Zone, it's no wonder it is one of the most common Spring Break destinations. Beach clubs, nightclubs, crazy parties. Everything goes. Travelling solo or in a group, if you are looking for hostels where you can meet like-minded people looking to have fun in Cancun, these hostels are the place to go! Friendly staff, fun atmosphere and plenty of organised activities to encourage guest socialising. Book now and prepare to unleash the fun in Cancun!

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The 4 Best Party Hostels in Cancun

Fiesta Party Hostel Cancun

You probably know that "Fiesta" means party in Spanish, right? So with a name like Fiesta Party Hostel, you can probably get an idea of the kind of hostel this is. That's right! A true Party Hostel with a crew of party animals and vagabonds for staff ready to get some drinking games going or take you out in Cancún and make sure you have a good time. If you are looking for a good night sleep, look somewhere else because you would only find craziness and fun in this hostel. Right beside a 24-hour bar with a great variety of drinks, free dinner, daily nights out and also offering free entry to some of the best clubs in town. Get ready to party!

    Hostel Facilities:
  • Air conditioning in all rooms
  • No check out time
  • Free Breakfast and Free Diner
    Party features:
  • Free beer on arrival
  • Right next to a wild 24/7 Bar
  • Wild Parties and Nights Out
  • VIP entry to many clubs

Nomads Boutique Hostel Cancun

Nomads Boutique Hostel offers the fun vibe of a party hostel, with the facilities and luxury of a boutique hostel. Enjoy having tons of fun at their on-site bar and swimming pool, hanging out with their friendly and helpful staff, or chilling in hammocks and under tropical palm trees. Enjoy the touch of luxury, with great facilities, free breakfast and free diner, but without renouncing to drinking games, a fun atmosphere and crazy nights out. If you were not convinced yet that this is a great party hostel; they have a barbecue where you can bring your own food and grill it.

    Hostel Facilities:
  • Great Location
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Breakfast and Free Diner
    Party features:
  • On-site Bar
  • Swimming pool and BBQ
  • Wild Parties and Nights Out
  • VIP entry to many clubs

Mayan Monkey Hostel Cancun

A great hostel with a fun party vibe and a cool on-site bar. The hostel is also the only party hostel right in the heart of the Party Zone (in Punta Cancun, the Hotel Zone), where the beach and all the nightclubs are. Their on-site bar is always bustling with travellers hanging out and enjoying the fantastic views of the water and front seats to the super instagramable sunset. They also have a pool and a BBQ, and they organise a crazy BBQ pool party every Saturday. To make socialising easier, there are regular casino and karaoke nights, and drinking games are played regularly.

    Hostel Facilities:
  • Luxury Facilities
  • Pod Style bunk beds with privacy curtains
  • Air Conditioning
    Party features:
  • Right in the Party Zone
  • On-site Bar
  • Swimming pool and BBQ
  • Drinking Games
  • Casino and Karaoke Nights

Selina Cancun Downtown

If you have already stayed in a Selina hostel, you know what you are going to get. This hostel chain provides excellent facilities, with a fun and friendly vibe specially designed for solo travellers to get to know each other. Beautiful common areas like a cool on-site bar, a nice refreshing pool, a yoga deck and a cinema room to name a few; and great events like pool parties, live music, nights out, board games or foosball matches. If you are a digital nomad, you can book their co-working space, which offers for top-notch WiFi speed, comfortable work areas and a very productive vibe.

    Hostel Facilities:
  • Great Facilities
  • Super fast WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
    Party features:
  • On-site Bar
  • Swimming pool
  • Pool Parties
  • Live Music

Cancun Nightlife and Party Guide

Cancun is a well-known party destination, and it has one of the best nightlife in the world. It still ranks at the top of the Spring Break destinations, and many young students come here every year to let loose and go wild.

The nightlife in Cancun is mainly concentrated in the Party Zone. Located right in the heart of the Hotel Zone in Punta Cancun, is home to some of the craziest nightclubs in Mexico, and also some of the best beach parties.

However, if you are not in the mood for huge disco with inflated prices, you can also find some fun in Cancun Downtown. Downtown bars, cantinas or even some newly opened crazy backpacker bars, offer a good alternative to the clubs in the Party Zone.

Best Bars and Clubs in Cancun

As you can imagine, the selection of clubs and bars in both the Party Zone and Downtown is huge. So, how do you know where to go? Here we tell you our favourite bars and clubs to have a wild night full of fun.

Party Area in Punta Cancun

  • Dady’o: it is the oldest club in Cancun and is still one of the best in the city. Dady’O is known for electro, techno, and dance music parties but also for bikini contests, open bar promos, and theme parties.
  • The City: massive club with three floors, nine bars and a fantastic sound system boasting music from a great selection of local and international DJs, including some big names like Tiësto, Paul Van Dyk or Chris Lake.
  • Mandala Beach Club: another classic in Cancún. Mandala is a Beach club, with the best House music in Cancún and that hosts regular bikini contests and pool parties.
  • Coco Bongo: one of the biggest and most famous nightclubs in Cancun. Not just a nightclub, It offers daily shows, including some circus acrobatics. It is more an experience, more than just a regular party.

Downtown Cancun Nightlife

  • Hunter Bar: busy 24/7 Backpacker bar with a great selection of cheap food and booze. Beer pong, drinking games and a great friendly vibe. Guaranteed fun in Cancun Downtown.
  • La Taberna: it is one of the most popular bars Downtown, gathering both locals and visitors. Great selection of food, drink offers and cocktails. It is one of the latest bars to close Downtown as well.
  • Route 666 Bikers Bar: live music bar with regular cover bands playing rock classics from all times. Very popular with locals and busy every night of the week.
  • Amarula: deep house pub where you can dance your night away without having to move to the Party Zone. Lots of different cocktails and cheap beers.

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the best area to stay in Cancun for nightlife?

The best area to stay for nightlife is in the Hotel Zone. But this is for hotels and resorts and can be expensive. It might be cheaper to stay in a hostel Downtown and get a taxi to the Party Zone whenever you feel like nightclubs.

What are the Party Hostels in Cancun Like?

As a party destination like Cancun, there is no shortage of fun and craziness in party hostels. They are mostly located in Cancun Downtown, and most of them have on-site bars, swimming pools and BBQ. They offer regular events like pool parties, nights out and even VIP entrances to some of the hottest clubs in the Party Zone.

What’s the dress code for bars and clubs in Cancun?

Cancun is a very casual city regarding nightlife dress code. Most nightclubs will be ok with casual or even informal. Leave the beach clothes and flip flops for the beach clubs and downtown bars though.

Basic information about nightlife in Cancun:

  • Pubs and clubs closing times:
    • Bars and pubs: Monday to Thursday until 03:00 am – Weekends at 04:00 am
    • Clubs: Monday to Thursday until 05:00 am – Weekends at 06:30 am
  • Average cover charge for clubs: from 5€ to 70€ ( incl. drink)