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Toronto
Reviewed 19 April 2012

The staff are very friendly and the communal area is cool to meet other travellers and share past stories and itineraries. The cheap food deals help with the budget and the no money electric swipe card helps with the simplicity of ordering. On the down side the double rooms are basic but generally clean, definitely go for the air con...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 4 April 2012

easy to come in contact with people staynig here, there is a large table in the middel where everyone sits during dinner and drinking in the evnings. the bar clouse at 00.30, but you dont have to go far to finde a good flace to keep the party going, aboutb 500m to the left when you leave the hostel. the...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2012

Came here in March and stayed for 3 nights. it is a great place to stay and meet people, with a cool outside area to hang out in with good cheap food and drinks deals. The breakfast are free and good, you have a choice of about 5 different options and can buy more for around 10 pesos. The dorms...

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Cancun, Mexico
Reviewed 21 March 2012

A really nice and clean place, where you have every opportunity to meet other travellers. Everything was just working, so no worries. I loved the place.

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Leon, Nicaragua
Reviewed 19 March 2012

The title sums it up, the place simply is dirty. My sheets were bloodstained and the staff really couldn't care less. The toilets and bathroom facilities were also gross. I also met people who had some run-ins with bed bugs during their stay. It is cheap BUT not so cheap that they cant put more effort into keeping the place...

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Reviewed 18 March 2012

I stayed 2 nights at the weary traveller hostel. The best point is definitely the ambiance : easily meet tons of other backpackers from all around the world. Facilities are clean and in good state. Bedrooms and bathroom are ok. They have a private bus that takes you to and from the beach in the morning and afternoon for free...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 14 March 2012

In comparision to other hostels I've seen the last month in Mexico, this is definitely one of the worst. The staff is not really friendly neither helpful. Shower and toilet was dirty, walls could use some fresh color. The facilities are under permanent construction, so it's noisy the whole day. And because the community is sitting right in front of...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 2 March 2012

Handy hostel for Tulum, right beside the bus terminal. There is a free shuttle bus to and from the beach which is great and a good breakfast (pancakes, or eggs etc) is included. The staff are friendly and helpful and there is a really good BBQ available every night (65Pesos for a burger, salad and 2 beers!!). The dorms are...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 15 February 2012

When yu come to theWeary Traveler as a couple wanting a private room, they now tell you they have them across the street; however, they end up being 3 blocks away. Number 6 had no hot water in the shower and the A/C didn't work; not counting the fact that yu had to put up 200 pesos depeosit on your...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2012

This has to be the best hostel ever! Great atmosphere, clean, air conditioned. The back yard has a grill so you can cook your eggs in the morning and grill a burger in the evening. Lots of friendly people here and the atmosphere was really cool as well.All the staff are very friendly and helpful and theres a free bus...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Weary Traveler Hostel Tulum was started by backpackers for backpackers back in the year 2000. The hostel was built around what they themselves wanted to find in a good hostel when they were traveling. A good social vibe A book exchange A bar with backpacker prices Communal Kitchen (loaded with free spices, salt, pepper) Full Cook Your Own Breakfast Free Rice, Pasta and lentils for dinner Good Advice on Tours and Activities Some aspects of the Weary Traveler Hostel Tulum appear to be unique but they are not. Many of them came from other hostels where we had stayed long before we dreamed of opening a hostel in Tulum. For example the Burn Your Own BBQ was inspired by the Bondi Beach Hotel's incredible steak barbi setup inside the bar. Huge, beautiful cuts of beef were in a display fridge that was part of the bar. You would say, "Yeah, give me that one!" and huge chunk of raw red meat came at you on a platter. It was your job to cook it how you wanted it. The Weary Traveler Hostel Tulum has changed, evolved, gone back to our roots and changed again and again over the years. We have always tried to evolve as a hostel, stay ahead of the competition and anticipated the changing needs and desires of our guests. So welcome to The Weary Traveler Hostel Tulum, mi casa es su casa! John, one of the originals from way back when. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Weary Traveler Hostel

Address: Calle Polar | con Calle Beta Norte, Tulum 77760, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
Price Range: $20 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Weary Traveler Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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