Cancun is one of the most popular destinations for those who plan a trip to Mexico. Located in the Yucatan region, Cancun is a large city along the east coast — along the Caribbean Sea. While there are some cool things to see and do in Cancun’s downtown, most people visit who visit Cancun want to stay near the gorgeous beaches along the hotel zone. To help you plan your trip, check out this compilation of some of the top rated and best hotels in Cancun, broken down by budget!
Best Hotels in Cancun, Mexico – FIVE STAR
Blvd. Kululkan KM 14.5, Hotel Zone, Cancun, Mexico 77500
If you are seeking a luxury getaway and an ultimate beach vacation, then this is your hotel in Cancun. Located in the hotel zone and along a gorgeous beach, white sand and turquoise waters await just steps away. Rooms include luxurious linens, flat screen TVs, and you can treat yourself to incredible meals at one of the many hotel restaurants as well as pampering yourself at their onsite spa!
Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 11.5, Hotel Zone, Cancun, Mexico 77500
Only 12 km away from the airport in Cancun’s hotel zone, this hotel offers convenience and an amazing beachside location. In addition to top quality facilities, guests can enjoy complimentary wifi throughout the hotel and all rooms include whirlpool tubs. Onside recreational facilities include a fitness center, hot tub, sauna, and golf course!
Av Adolfo Lopez Mateos, Colonia Centro Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres, Cancun, Mexico 77400
This luxury hotel is actually located on Isla Mujeres, a short boat ride from Cancun. the Privilege Aluxes is located a short distance from the downtown area of Isla Mujeres, and near Playa Norte. The area is known as one of the best for outdoor activities such as diving, snorkeling, fishing…and also for just enjoying the incredible sunset! With two outdoor swimming pools, three jacuzzis, a pool bar, and Spa Mystique, you will feel far away from your busy world at home!
Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 9.5, Hotel Zone, Cancun, Mexico 77500
With a convenient location for both leisure and business travelers, this hotel is a great option for people visiting Cancun. Located next to Chapultepec Park, which is one of the most important in the city, this hotel also provides a sauna, steam bath, and spa tubs so guests can have ultimate relaxation. The on-site restaurant serves Mexican specialties and immerses you in the beauty of the Mexican culture and cuisine.
With a picturesque location along one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, this award-winning all-inclusive hotel gives you just what you are looking for in a luxury beach vacation. Rooms include ipod docking stations along with digital surround sound, Aveda toiletries, and custom artwork. No wonder Maxim Magazine chose this hotel for their first Maxim Beach Club!
Boulevard Kukulkan Km. 12, Hotel Zone, Cancun, Mexico 77500
Best Hotels in Cancun, Mexico – FOUR STAR
Blvd Luis Donaldo Colosio Km 12.5 Lote 1 SM 301, English River Lake, Cancun, Mexico 77560
Located 5 minutes from the airport and 15 km from downtown Cancun, this hotel is convenient for travelers wanting easy access. In addition to quality service and facilities, the hotel provides free wifi, a car park, and room service. A restaurant and onsite recreational facilities such as a gym and a pool make a stay here affordable, and comfortable.
Tulum Avenue SM 4, Manzana 14, Lot 2, Cancun Downtown, Cancun, Mexico 77500
This hotel provides simple, affordable, and comfortable accommodation in Cancun, as well as friendly staff. Guests can enjoy large rooms, a pool, fitness center, in-room safes, TVs, and wifi, there is also a restaurant and onsite laundry facilities.
Boulevard Kukulkan Retorno L41, Hotel Zone, Cancun, Mexico 77500
Voted the number one family resort in Mexico by Travel & Leisure, this hotel has an ideal location on a gorgeous stretch of beach, as well as luxury facilities and services that are sure to please guests of all ages. Rooms include flat screen TVs, luxurious bedding, and wifi. Adults can relax on the beach or dine in the restaurants, while kids enjoy the kids club! Custom wedding services are also available, for those looking for beach wedding accommodations!
Secc. F Mz 43 L20 Carretera Garrafon Fracc Mar Turquesa Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres, Cancun, Mexico 77401
Loving this place! Located on Isla Mujeres, just a short boat ride away from busy Cancun, this hotel provides rest and relaxation, as well as local service and comfort. Guests can enjoy the outdoor pool, great beach location, BBQ facilities, wifi, and all rooms include private bathroom, seating areas and refridgerators. Contenental breakfast is included, and guests can enjoy breakfast with views of the sea, or relax in a hammock! The hotel is also located next to the Garrafon, a reef park with great snorkeling. Kayaks are also available for guests. Diving and island tours are also available, just ask!
Mojarra No 17, Sm-03, Mz-06 Cancun Q.Roo, Cp 77500, Cancun Downtown, Cancun, Mexico 77500
Located only 5 minutes by foot from Cancun’s downtown, this hotel provides guests with quaint accommodations and local service. Rooms include garden views, air conditioning, cable TV, baths and showers, as well as free toiletries are available.
Best Hotels in Cancun, Mexico – THREE STAR
Zazil Ha Street, Number 118, Other, Cancun, Mexico
With a convenient location in Cancun, guests can enjoy easy access from the airport to the hotel, as well as popular areas of Cancun. Free wifi is provided, as well as a restaurant, room service, and airport shuttle service. Activities include a spa, garden, and water sports (non-motorized).
Av. Lopez Portillo # 70 Esquina Av. Bonampak, Cancun Downtown, Cancun, Mexico 77524
This newly renovated hotel is away from the busy crowds of the Cancun commercial areas. This hip, modern, and stylish hotel is great for young travelers. Located downtown, it gives guests a glimpse into local Mexican life. Complimentary transportation is provided to the “Hotel Zone” and beach club, where you can enjoy the beaches and plenty of shopping and entertainment.
North Beach, Hidalgo Street , Isla Mujeres, Cancun, Mexico 77400
Located in the heart of Isla Mujeres, this hotel is away from the craziness of Cancun, visitors here can have a much different Cancun vacation experience. Guests can enjoy wifi, daily maid service, 24-hour security and front desk, taxi service, and minibars. Activities include a fitness center, snorkeling, outdoor pool, diving, and fishing.
Rueda Medina Avenue, Smz 01, Mz 08, Lot 12, Centre Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres, Cancun, Mexico
Also on Isla Mujeres, guests at this hotel can enjoy rooms with balconies, internet access, a pool, and outdoor water activities nearby. With professional service, quality facilities, at a friendly price, this hotel is great for travelers who want a different experience in Cancun.
Av. Sunyaxchen Lote 46 y 47 Mza. 2 Sm 25, Cancun Downtown, Cancun, Mexico 77509
Located in the city center of Cancun, this hotel is just a short walk away from Mercado 28, Backstage Theater-Cabaret, and more! Guests can enjoy free parking, valet parking, a car park, and family rooms. With it’s close proximity to the airport and affordable price, this is a great hotel for travelers in Cancun.
Best Hotels in Cancun, Mexico – TWO STAR
Blvd Kukulcan, Km 4, Zona Hatelera, Calle pescador lote D-8-4, Hotel Zone, Cancun, Mexico 77500
Located at Nichupte Lagoon just a 10-minute ride from downtown Cancun city, this exclusive hotel and yacht club makes for a great home base to explore. Nearby outdoor activities include golfing, diving, snorkeling and windsurfing. Guests can enjoy both an indoor and outdoor pool, as well as continental breakfast.
Ave. Nicols Bravo No. 2, Centro Isla Mujeres, Other, Cancun, Mexico 77400
With a convenient location, guests can enjoy convenient access to Cancun’s main attractions. Amenities include free wifi, car park, concierge services, tours, safes, as well as outdoor recreational activities.
AV Uxmal #21 SM 23 Mza 3, Cancun Downtown, Cancun, Mexico
A basic hotel, this budget option is located in the heart of Cancun’s downtown and just 1 block away from the bus station. The rooms have air conditioning, TVs and private bathrooms. The city’s oldest park, Parque de las Palapas, is just a short walk away and the beaches are 20 minutes away.
Calle Cedro #40, Cancun Downtown, Cancun, Mexico 77500
This hotel is a 12 minute drive from Central Cancun, 25 minutes from the main Hotel Zone and shopping areas, and 30 minutes from the airport. This budget-friendly hotel offers cable TV, air conditioning, free toiletries, and private bathrooms with towels.
Km 2.5 av. Kukulcan, Hotel Zone, Other, Cancun, Mexico 77500
If you are looking for budget hotel on the beach in Cancun, this is your hotel. Located only 3 km from downtown, the hotel is also 15 minutes from the airport. Most rooms feature basic comforts, such as cable TV, air conditioning, and terraces. Other onsite amenities include massage, spa, pool, private beach, and a garden.