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Hostel | Matamoros 15, Isla Mujeres, Mexico .

89.6% Overall Rating

209 out of 233 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (30/07/2014)

"I can definitely recommend this hostel for the great atmosphere there. There's live music every day and little beach parties every day. The garden with the hammocks is amazing!"

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Nightclub
  • Pool table(s)
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • Tours/Travel Desk

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 0.38

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

At check-in must deposit $100 which will be refunded at check-out

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89.6%

Overall Rating

209 out of 233 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Poc na Hostel'

Atmosphere
94.4%
Location
94.4%
Facilities
88.0%
Cleanliness
82.4%
Staff
84.8%
Value
94.4%
Safety
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing

30 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I can definitely recommend this hostel for the great atmosphere there. There's live music every day and little beach parties every day. The garden with the hammocks is amazing!

Disliked: The mattresses are rather filthy, air conditioning in our room was way too cold and a place like this should really have a kitchen! since you cannot cook there, we only stayed for one night and then switched to an apartment next door for the same price and WITH kitchen. All in all, the place itself is great, but I wouldn't necessarily recommend staying there since you can stay at better places and the area and still benefit from the live music and beach parties for free as a guest in the evenings.

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Samantha Javier

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Sightseeing & culture

12 July 2014 Samantha would recommend this property

Liked: Everything! This place was great, a backpacker's paradise! The place was clean, had AC, full of so many wonderful people, and had the best atmosphere. Plus hammocks on the beach!

Disliked: Nothing!

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Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

05 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was really good and a good variety of people.

Disliked: none

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing

24 May 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Amazing place. The room was great with AC, private bathroom. The beach is close, the food is good, music and people are also great. I would stay here again

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Maria Thorup Buchard

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife
Relaxation/spa
Romantic getaway

16 April 2014 Maria Thorup would recommend this property

Liked: Beautiful place - Nice with free yoga and the beachgarden with hammocks!!

Disliked: Maria Thorup left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Gabriel Moline

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife

10 April 2014 Gabriel would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel is only a short walk from Playa Norte. The property itself is unique and encourages a chill atmosphere.

Disliked: Gabriel left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife

01 April 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: We had a really good stay. The room was good as well as the bathroom. Short walk to the beach. Really nice. Can recommend to everyone.

Disliked: Everyday beachparty...would have been nice to have something else going on in the evening..but then again its a small island.

85.7%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife
Relaxation/spa
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Visiting friends or family

22 February 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I like the atmosphere. All the travelers are so friendly. I meat a lot of people. The proximity of the beach is so close. This hostel is near to every place you want to go. During the evening there is a film and after there is a band group and it's so cool.

Disliked: The shower is not very clean but is not a big problem. They are other shower in the hostel.

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David Lidkea

Alone

Beach / sunbathing
Sightseeing & culture

31 January 2014 David would recommend this property

Liked: Over all a good chance to meet a large variety of interesting people with the same desirec to relax and enjoy Isla Majares.

Disliked: David left no negative feedback.

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nick taylor

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

25 December 2013 nick would recommend this property

Liked: Great Vibe, great staff and location....... One of, if not best ive stayed in!!!

Disliked: Nothing

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Sina Witt

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

03 December 2013 Sina would recommend this property

Liked: Good location and nice atmosphere! Great to meet other travellers.

Disliked: Sina left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing

31 October 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice atmosphere

Disliked: nothing

91.4%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Meri-Helene Mikkola

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

09 June 2013 Meri-Helene would recommend this property

Liked: Love the hammock garden!! Great location by the beach and near everything, enough activities. Free drink coupon to the beach bar was a nice plus. Incredibly cheap and a good value for the money.

Disliked: The beds were the smallest ones I've ever seen, maybe 60 cm wide and it wasn't even actually a mattress of a bed.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

06 June 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The whole atmosphere was very positive and the closeness to the beach.

Disliked: No self service kitchen.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

29 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The beach bar area has lots of hammocks to relax during the day and cheap massages which were very tempting!

Disliked: The beds were very narrow pay a $2 more for a wider bed not sure it has bed sizes on hostelbookers? You can't use the kitchen or store any of your food.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

24 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: + the beach area was awesome to relax. + lots of hung around areas. + activities (yoga, capoeira, livemusic, ...) + offered many trips + breakfast was inclueded

Disliked: - the internet connection was really poor and weak. - the beds were super narrows, mattresses old and hard.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Beach / sunbathing

03 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: all

Disliked: nothing

60.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

27 February 2013

Liked: Could be awesome without the loud music every night and the lack of wifi

Disliked: That a lot of the dorms are around the bar area and that if you are in one of those, you won't get any sleep till they turn of the music. Also the wifi permanently sucks and it is only available at the bar area and not in the tv room...

94.3%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

21 January 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice clean hostel,very well organised

Disliked: Pretty much a party hostel,espc if your room is near the bar and bonfire area til 2am every night! No communal kitchen if you like to cook

97.1%
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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife
Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

09 January 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: This hostel is actually pretty big. The common room is nice and something goes on every night. The first night there was a bonfire, and the second night a NYE party on the beach. Both nights had several different people spinning fire.

Disliked: At 2AM on New Years Day, with everyone still out by the beach bar and on the dance floor, everything was suddenly and unexpectedly shut down. Seriously? The drinks were still flowing from the bar, and drinks here aren't especially cheap (for Mexico) either; we all had money left to spend and they left us hanging. They could have at least left the music running for an extra half hour to burn off a little steam.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

08 January 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location is great, just on the beach!

Disliked: to lound during night time

100.0%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

05 January 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Beautiful, fun, ideal location

Disliked: Breakfast bread is rubbish, would be nice to have fruit or yoghurt instead

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 40% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 40%

Urszula Kubas

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

02 January 2013 Urszula would recommend this property

Liked: They have free activities throughout the day such as yoga, spanish, etc. there are free concerts at night, there is breakfast included, however, it is only coffee, toast, jam and banana. The location is good, it is at the beach, however, this is the side of the beach that you don't go to swim. The nice beach is on the other side (7min walk). Dorms are small but clean. They also rent bikes and have snorkeling trips that i find very convenient. There are to tons of people to meet and talk to. The overall atmosphere is like on the college campus. You get a free welcome drink at beach bar. There is an eatery that you can order food in the hostel that is also very convenient. The hostel has 2 guards that keep it safe.

Disliked: We stayed only 1 nite and did not extend the stay as the place feels too crowded. It is not possible to relax for me in such place. The price is not such deal as well. The room was small and really hot. We paid for the dorm (2 other people with us) $25 with shared bathroom outside the room. You get a double room in a low bugdet hotel few blocks away with air-conditioner & bathroom for the same price that gives u more privacy. Pocna has a beach club that opens at 11pm and closes with last guests. People from outside can come to the beach club as well. The music is loud and goes on all night. If you are planning to sleep this is not the right place. Party goes all nite. Everyone gets drunk and the average age is I would say 18-25 (?). Its a party place but i was rather exploring mexico and the island than party all the time. I was bothered to find drunk people sleeping in the hammocks when i was having breakfast inthe morning. The staff was quite but not super nice. Just OK.

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Alberto Bayardo

With my spouse / partner

City break

02 January 2013 Alberto would recommend this property

Liked: location, cleanness,people, believe me when i tell you, this please its even better then the pictures shown here , i wish i could stay here forever. this please was built for travelers and your gonna have a great time!!

Disliked: Alberto left no negative feedback.

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nadja bruun

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing

02 January 2013 nadja would recommend this property

Liked: Great place, great location! Great place! I would def go back!

Disliked: They have events and bar open untill 12ish so If you want to sleep early, forøget about it.