Must-see hotels in Yucatán Peninsula

  • Hotel Boutique Casa Don Gustavo

    Campeche

    The 10 rooms here are decorated with antique furniture and have huge modern bathrooms, while the public areas look more like a museum than anything else…

  • Hostal Viatger

    Campeche

    This hostel enjoys a good location in the historic center (but away from the crowds) and has a friendly atmosphere. Dorms are nothing fancy, but women can…

  • Hotel Hacienda Uxmal

    Yucatán State & the Maya Heartland

    This attractive Mayaland Resort is 500m from the ruins. It housed the archaeologists who explored and restored Uxmal. Wide, tiled floors, lots of wrought…

  • Hostal Casa Balché

    Campeche

    With its unbeatable location on the Plaza Principal, this breezy, bright and friendly hostel offers a combination of dorms and private rooms, all with…

  • Hotel San Felipe de Jesús

    Yucatán State & the Maya Heartland

    A friendly, clean and cleverly constructed hotel at the west edge of San Felipe’s harbor, it's definitely worth a few extra pesos for a room with private…

  • Noor Hotel

    Chetumal

    Right on the bay, the Noor will appeal to those looking to get away from the bustling center. Bay-view rooms, though pricier, are your best bet, as ground…

  • Casona Hostel Boutique

    Mérida

    This charming addition to Mérida's hostel scene has an enviable location in a converted colonial building just a couple of blocks from Plaza Grande. There…

  • Hotel Playa Azul

    Isla Cozumel

    This is in the sedate area north of town on a pretty little stretch of beach, and there’s good snorkeling. All rooms have a sea view, a balcony or terrace…

  • Hotel Flamingo

    Isla Cozumel

    The colorful Hotel Flamingo is a nicely decorated place offering spacious rooms loaded with amenities. There's a large penthouse apartment (the casa), too…

  • 62 St Guesthouse

    Mérida

    Impeccably clean and about as tranquil as you can get, this old-school guesthouse offers a friendly, one-of-the-family ambience, along with nice showers,…

  • Casa Cenote

    Tulum

    Across the road from a cenote, the beachside bungalows are lovingly done up with Maya touches, each with a screened sliding glass door leading to its own…

  • Casa Quetzal

    Valladolid

    The spacious rooms at this peaceful location offer a good mix of modern comfort and colonial style. They're set around a lush patio with a decent-sized…

  • Mezcal Hostel

    Cancún

    Mezcal Hostel occupies a beautiful two-story house and some adjoining properties in a quiet residential area off Avenida Nader. Smoke can be thick in the…

  • Hotel Arena

    Isla Holbox

    A straight shoot from the ferry dock, all of the pleasant rooms here are furnished in minimalist style and some have balconies overlooking the plaza…

  • Ko’ox Matan Ka’an

    Mahahual

    On the south side of the soccer field, this large whitewashed hotel has a relaxed resort feel, plenty of common areas and large, clean rooms with Netflix…

  • Posada Mawimbi

    Isla Holbox

    Mosquito nets are a welcome luxury in this pleasant two-story place just off the beach and about three blocks east of the plaza. On offer are standard…

  • Hotel Aguilar

    Campeche State

    Rooms resemble monastic cells and downstairs ones are airless (if you want external facing windows, ask for upstairs rooms). It passes the test if you…

  • Teetotum

    Tulum

    There are just four stylish rooms in this hip boutique hotel. Common areas include a sundeck upstairs, a plunge pool just below and an excellent…

  • Posada La Regia

    Campeche State

    Seriously underwhelming from the outside and on the main road, this humble little spot is nevertheless a very good deal. Simple, comfortable rooms with TV…

  • Náder Hotel & Suites

    Cancún

    The Náder caters to business travelers, but it's also a hit with families thanks to its ample rooms and suites with large common areas and kitchens. Even…

  • Xcalak Caribe Lodge

    Costa Maya & Southern Caribbean Coast

    Fairly affordable by Xcalak standards, this waterfront lodge has six clean, modern rooms, all with good mattresses, some with air-con and some with ocean…

  • Hotel Maya Balam

    Campeche State

    The best of a fairly basic lot in town, this quiet place has decent, clean rooms, an outdoor restaurant and friendly service. There's not much outlook …

  • Hotel Plaza

    Yucatán State & the Maya Heartland

    Spacious rooms with tiled floors and small but fun balconies make this a pretty good choice, though keep in mind that street-facing rooms may get noise…

  • Castillito Kin-Nah

    Celestún

    Known by locals as the 'little castle,' the German-run Castillito certainly feels grandiose in small-town Celestún. Behind the castle's walled gates await…

  • Hotel Manglares

    Celestún

    Although the modern architecture doesn’t blend perfectly with the laid-back town, this is a nice midrange choice. The 19 rooms all have sea views and…

  • Playa Palms

    Playa del Carmen

    A rip-roaring deal in low season (get the best price online), Playa Palms is right on the beach. The shell-shaped rooms have balconies that look out to…

  • Hotel Socaire

    Campeche

    A charmingly converted colonial building leads through to a variety of spacious rooms in the rear. The walls have curios and antiques in the nooks and…

  • Punta Ponto Hotel

    Río Lagartos

    It's simple and clean and one of the best deals in town. Kind host Roger is a great source of information. We love the two front rooms with balconies with…

  • Eden Apartments

    Puerto Morelos

    A great deal for families, even more so in the low season when rates drop by as much as 50%. With an emphasis on function over form, the well-managed Eden…

  • Casa Caribe

    Puerto Morelos

    Rooms with terracotta floors at this tastefully decorated B&B afford sweeping beach views from large balconies with hammocks, and all get fantastic sea…

  • Hotel Misión Campeche

    Campeche

    Part of a national chain of midrange hotels, this excellently located and atmospheric place enjoys a traditional courtyard and has 42 large, clean rooms…

  • Hotel Rocamar

    Isla Mujeres

    Modern rooms (the glass-walled bathrooms in some do have curtains) feature private balcony with sea views. The view from the pool ain't too shabby either…

  • Hotel Ojo de Agua

    Puerto Morelos

    Offers 36 remodeled rooms on a nice stretch of beach. You can get 'standard' rooms, but for a few hundred pesos more you get one with an ocean view. The …

  • Hotel Aaktun Kay

    Campeche State

    Like many places in this humid climate, this place could do with a paint touch-up on the outside, but inside the rooms are clean and modern with tan and…

  • Hotel Holmar

    Isla Holbox

    Design-wise rooms at the Holmar are nothing out of this world, unless you have a thing for towel animals, but the price is fair for what you get and it's…

  • Casa Mexicana

    Isla Cozumel

    The breezy open-air lobby with swimming pool and ocean view is pretty awesome here. Rooms are standard issue for the most part, but all in all Casa…

  • Los Girasoles

    Cancún

    On a quiet downtown backstreet, this affordable hotel is one of the better budget deals you'll find in the area, despite its shortcomings (beds and wi-fi…

  • Casa Ana B&B

    Mérida

    Casa Ana is a casual but intimate escape and one of the best deals in town. It has a small pool and a cozy overgrown garden. The four rooms are spotless…

  • Doralba Inn

    Mérida

    On a slightly gritty side of town, this well-managed hotel is surprisingly quiet inside. Rooms surround two courtyards and have two price categories;…

  • La Semilla

    Playa del Carmen

    Smallish rustic-chic rooms here are attractively adorned with vintage objects purchased from flea markets and haciendas. At night guests mingle in a lush…