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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 3 January 2012

This could be such a great place if the owners just invested a little more. The mattresses are really terrible with springs sticking out which make you scared to get pinched while you sleep. The bedclothes are terrible one piece thing with sheet and cover sawn together and sawn in pillow case. Very uncomfortable but I understand the benefit for...

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2012

the longer you book to stay the cheaper it is per night. The rooms are great and there is a great big long family table where everyone hangs, cooks and drinks. you cannot bring your own alcohol into the hostel and you buy drinks by using a swipe card - so you bill gets HUGE without you realising. VERY dangerous...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 28 December 2011

This is hostel is great for it's communal atmosphere, kitchen facilities and free extras such as water, wi-fi and a bus to the beach. It is particularly good for solo travelers. However, on our second night we suspected that the lines of bites on us were something other than mosquitoes and we soon discovered that our mattress was infested with...

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NYC
Reviewed 15 December 2011

I only stayed one night, but I really enjoyed it. Only problem is the dorm rooms were a bit cramped. Otherwise, they have a great breakfast option (free breakfast, they provide eggs or pancake batter, etc and you cook it on their grill). They have free shuttles to the beach. The people are nice and helpful. Definitely do the cave...

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vienna
Reviewed 28 November 2011

I just came here to stay for one day and now it has been nearly one week, and still i would stay longer. if you know that before, you get a nice discount per night too. but anyway, this place was really great!! lots of nice people, friendly staf, hammocks, a clean kitchen and a really good ambience. i had...

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Merida, Mexico
Reviewed 24 November 2011

I spent neary a week at The Weary Traveler Hostel and didn't want to leave. Like they state on their website: the guests stay longer than they planed and so did I. Eventhough there are always people in the beautiful courtyard and you can get to know a whole bunch of backpackers from al over the world, you can relax...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 21 November 2011

The Weary Traveler in Tulum, Mexico, is a popular spot with backpackers largely due to the free bus to the beach and its proximity to the Mayan ruins. The outdoor communal areas are excellent (unless it rains) – and more than make up for the cramped dorms. There’s a large kitchen with fridges, toasters and a barbecue where guests can...

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London
Reviewed 21 November 2011

Having read a few of the references on here, I'm not quite sure what people are expecting from a hostel in Mexico, it definitely isn't of equal standard to a 1st world country. We stayed here for 3 nights whilst working out which cabanas to stay in on the beach. The reason it was a little long for Tulum non...

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Reviewed 17 November 2011

I think the lonely planet team should reconsider their recommendations about tulum. We had a private room across the street with no one there to host us. The fan was awful and we could see the cieling moving with it. Woke up this morning to ants in my brace case and a dirty shower. Windows taped up with a shoddy...

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Lima, Peru
Reviewed 2 November 2011

One of the hostels I have enjoyed the most so far through central america. Nice backyard where everybody hangs out. Nice bar and an excellent payment system using your key. Great b fast included! oh and a really cute fat cat!

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  • Free Breakfast
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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: €12 - €83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Weary Traveler Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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