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Trujillo
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Great fun hostel. Lots going on - volleyball, yoga, magic shows, live music and DJ every night. Good place to meet people and party. The grounds are also good for hanging out - we loved the hammocks on the sand in amongst the palm trees. You should be aware it is noisey at night. It's also worth having a look...

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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This place is great if you are looking for a party on a budget. It's not great if you want a nice quiet vacation. The rooms are very basic, but it has great spaces for hanging out and is a good social atmosphere. The bar in the back is loud every night, but one of the best on the island....

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Thank Jerry E
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed in a dorm room in 2010 and this time got a private room with my boyfriend. This hostel is a very big hostel, great location, with a beach bar (beach party at night), great price, you can't bring in alcohol as they have their own bar and kitchen which is not to be used by guests but the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 December 2016

As far as I'm aware, Pocna is the only hostel on the island and for 195 pesos (£7.50) it offers quite good value for money. The hostel is in a good location, 2 blocks from the main street (Hidalgo street). The hostel can be reached from the port by turning left out of the port, walking up to Matamoros street...

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Laid back, good value, great vibes. Poc-na is one of the cheaper places to stay if you're on a budget. The air-con rooms aren't much more expensive than fan rooms - and keep it a LOT colder. Can get a bit noisy with beach parties til 3am - but most of the accommodation is on the other side away from...

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We camped here for a night. The hostel was great- awesome location right on the beach, lots of activities, free basic breakfast, entertainment. The music did play all through the night though so be prepared for that, but otherwise, really great stay- thanks Poc Na!

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Thank Faithful84
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Really nice hostel with good vibe, alot of people to get to know, comfy beds(dorms), live music antil 11pm and then the party moving to the beach, which is really nice if you want to sleep early. Breakfast is ok: 4 slices of bread, 1 fruit, 1 coocked egg, cafe and tea. The wifi is not good. Most of the...

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Colorado
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Hostal does get lively and moves the party to the beach park which is nice.  Music is pretty bad, as many said.  Bathrooms,  especially showers need to be absolutely scrubbed ever once and awhile especially in a tropical humid climate ,Easy to get to, great location. .  Staff isn't overly helpful or kind (lack that common hostel spirit) but eventually...

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Thank Jcktvls
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I ended my trip in Isla Mujeres and poc na was a great hostel to end with! Right on the beach, loads of hammocks and the rooms were comfortable and cool. It seemed pretty sociable but equally you could relax on your own with a book. Free morning yoga was really good, they also have a free spanish lesson and...

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Thank Chloe H
Reviewed 22 November 2016

One of my favorite places in Mexico! Awesome hostel, cheap and incredible massages on the beach (exclusive low-prices for guests), great chill out hammock area and perfect location. Best to book in advance so you can get a private room - very reasonably priced!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mexicos oldest hostel that still ranks among the countries best. Built in the 1950s it is located on Isla Mujeres, a small Caribbean (7km long) island and is 20min from Cancun by boat. This hostel boasts a restaurant and bar that is open until 11pm, after which the real fun begins at the beach bar until 2.45am. Pocna has access to beach volleyball, games room, movies on demand and bikes for rent. We are close to North Beach, which is Isla Mujeres most beautiful beach and Pocna itself is situated right on its own beach that is perfect for relaxing and taking the sun.This exciting hostel offers free activities such as Yoga everymorning, Spanish classes, juggling and what ever happens to be being taught by one of the many talented people that pass through. If you have the talent and the time of at least one month, you can teach an activity and have your cost of your stay covered.Winter time brings on private parties inside the hostel and also bonfire nights with live music and jamming after. Everynight in there is live music in Pocna and the year also brings many high profile bands to play within the walls of Pocna. Those to date include Los Authentico Decadentes, Los Aguas Aguas, No Te Va a Gustar and La Renga with many more in the future plans. An amazing fun and social hostel. On the backpackers trail and full of international guests. A must to come and visit in Mexico. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Poc-Na Hostel

Address: Av. Matamoros | Esquina c/ Carlos Lazo, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Isla Mujeres
Price Range: $21 - $31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 34
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“Avoid the high season (Dec-Jan)”
 of 5 bubbles nidi06, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Dorm with AC”
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“ask for the aircondition”
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“A private room isn't much more than a dorm if you're sharing with a friend. And they have air con - the dorms only share one or two fans”
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