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Old 03-07-2004, 12:32 PM   #1
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Has anyone had any experiences with the following hostels in Cancun? "Mexico Hostels" (http://www.mexicohostels.com/) or "Soberanis Hostel" (http://www.soberanis.cjb.net/). Are there any other good hostels in Cancun in this price range?

I want to visit the following places:

El Rey Ruins
Xel-Ha National Park
Chichén Itzá
Tulum
Uxmal
Xcaret

Does it make sense to commute from Cancun to each place, or is there a better location to stay at that is a central to commute from? How much would it be to travel from Cancun to each place? I'd perfer the cheapest option, so I guess it would be by bus....?

Does anyone know if there are any good places to stay (camping, or hostels.. or in that price range) near each place that I want to visit so then I won't have to commute each time and can just move on to the next place (with a new place to stay that is close by)

Does anyone know of any other places to see or things to do in this area?
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All those places are situated around cancun, if I remember correctly, and you can pretty easily base yourself there if you want to.
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if you want to see those sites i would suggest looking for accomidations in playa del carmen... cancn is uver-priced and over-rated... playa is a great place and closer to the places you want to see.

Xel-ha is amazing... so is chiken-Ha and x-caret... but playa is the place to stay, not cancun.
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I suggest you look into Merida. It is the regional capital of that area, I believe. If I remembe right, it is a bus transportation hub, too. It is where I will base myself out of when I take that Mayan Mexico trip I have in my back pocket on standby.

Plus, it will be a more authentic Mexico, less touristy.

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