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Hostel Mundo Joven Catedral

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OK hostel. Great location. OK breakfast. Rooms are cramped. Toilets can be more clean. OK breakfast. Good rooftop bar Main downfall are the reception staff. They definitely can be more friendly. Also Wi-Fi is limited and very bad speed. Public Wi-Fi on the main zquare is a lot better Too average for the price

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Hostelcatedral, Reservas at Hostel Mundo Joven Catedral, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for your comments. We agree, sometimes the wi fi connection is slow, we recommend working on common areas because signal can be weak on dorms. We are working on improving our service so we will work on the issues you pointed out. We hope you visit us back soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a 6 person mixed room. Large lockers are provided in each room. There were old sheets left over from the previous stay in a bed next to us for two nights straight and maybe longer past our time there. Toilet, shower, and bedrooms were very basic. They weren't dirty per se, but you can tell it's not...

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Hostelcatedral, Reservas at Hostel Mundo Joven Catedral, responded to this review

Hello Jennifer, thank you for letting us know your experience. We are sorry to hear you haven’t spent a complete great time with us. We’ll check out the descriptions shown on the different websites to avoid misunderstandings about the room characteristics, maybe we are not giving enough info. We have already talked to the waiter, he’s so sorry about this...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very basic rooms. We paid the same price at hostel suites DF about 25 mins walk from here and it was much nicer and geared towards backpackers. (They also had three grandmothers who cooked breakfast everyday!) This hostel is geared towards locals who come here just to party. The rooftop is nice but the vibe wasn't great. The rooms themselves...

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Hostelcatedral, Gerente at Hostel Mundo Joven Catedral, responded to this review

Good afternoon, We are fully ashamed with the experience you had at the restaurant. We already talked with Edgar about this situation and we concluded it was an unfortunate misunderstanding. We want to let you know his intention was never to overcharge you (this action is illegal in Mexico and he could be fired for this). Edgar doesn’t speak any...

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights. 2 nights in a private room with shared bathroom & 2 nights in a 6-bed dorm. Both places where quite and clean. You get a towel and shower gel is provided. The hostel has a kitchen and a balcony on 5th floor. You can cook here if you want and chill on the balcony...

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Hostelcatedral, Reservas at Hostel Mundo Joven Catedral, responded to this review

Hello! We are so happy to know all our effort is reflected in a great experience, as the one you have had in the hostel. We feel so motivated to keep on working and being the best option for you. Come back soon!

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This was my 2nd time here. Came back for the rooftop bar and location of hostel. Very close to Zocala square. The rooftop bar has been greatly upgraded compared to a few year ago. MUCH BETTER. Lots of locals do come and fill the area during busy nights. My only compliant is that sound carries very well here. Very noisy...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Stayed there for only 1 night for Christmas Eve. Good location with a very cheap price. I booked the ensite with balcony, more than I expected. The balcony are hugh! So sad that I was travel alone, as that is a very cool place for a group of friends to chat with the bueatiful cathedral view there! The bad thing...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Me and my gf stayed in a private room with wc. The room was potentially the smallest I've ever stayed in but it was sufficient and more importantly clean and a comfortable bed. It was a bit noisier that expected on Sun to Mon-night but we slept fine (perhaps due to the jetlag or the margaritas though). The reason for...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Great location. At night it is a fairly dodgy area. In terms of facilities, there is practically no WIFI, no laundry and very basic toilets and showers. The hostel is absolutely massive as well so expect long times waiting for breakfast and use of the other facilities. If you enjoy no sleep, you'll enjoy the terrace roof top bar, which...

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

I have backpacked through a lot of Asia and Europe, and few places in Latin America. This is the loudest place ever. the rooftop bar is great, but it is the only busy bar in the area (along with Pata Negra). So expect the party to go to 2:30am (esp on the weekends). Fortunately, we were prepared with earplugs. Other...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 January 2017

First off - the noise was not as bad as I was expecting after reading all these reviews. We stayed on the 5th floor for four nights, and I slept like a baby. The staff are really unhelpful. They literally could not care less about you. I was robbed at the metro and came to the reception looking for advice....

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Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit the wide variety of markets and plazas where any vintage item, handicrafts and jewelry characteristic of each state in Mexico can be found on Sundays. Admire majestic views of the city from the Monumento a la Revolución and Torre Latinoamericana, and round out the experience with restaurants of all cuisines nearby.
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Hostel Mundo Joven Catedral

Address: Republica de Guatemala No. 4 | Centro Historico, Delegacion Cuauhtemoc, Mexico City 06020, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Mexico City > Centro Historico
Price Range: €10 - €33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Mundo Joven Catedral 2*
Number of rooms: 206
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“They don't check the sheets and beds, leftover sheets from previous stay was still on some beds in the room.”
Mbsizkahgyca, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you stay here get a room on the lower floors”
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lukek415, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay in the 5th floor its impossible to rest!”
AleGo01, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“chose any other hostel, dont waste your money here.”
monaco-city, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms have poor ventilation -- take a small fan with you.”
robertam761, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
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