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Beijing, China
Reviewed 1 week ago

The previous reviews are right - it is undoubtedly the best hostel in Mexico. We stayed at the super comfortable private room with you own kitchenette and bar. Great location and vibe, Salem is super friendly and there is lots of information, books and company. Washing and drying facilites (free for those who rent a private room) and excellent wifi....

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Hostel_FunkyMonkey, Owner at Funky Monkey Hostel, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much. Its always a pleasure when our guest appreciate our hard work and efforts. Our staff deserve so much credit for all their hard work and without them we couldn't have gotten nearly this many amazing reviews. Looking forward to your return.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've traveled to 32 different countries, stayed at many hostels and Funkey Monkey is hands down the best hostel I have ever stayed at. This place ticks all the boxes! Clean - check, pool - check, awesome rooftop with hammock - check, cool artwork - check, brekkie included - check, wicked fast wifi - check, big tv with Netflix -...

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Hostel_FunkyMonkey, Owner at Funky Monkey Hostel, responded to this review

hahaha, thanks for that little inside joke, I had totally forgotten about it. Also thank you so much for taking the time to write us this review. I hope your still enjoying your travels and really hope we get to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing and has everything you need.. The owner and staff are awesome, it's clean and super organised.. The breakfast is delicious and the place has a real family feel to it.. Big lounge area with Netflix, magic rooftop with beds and a nice pool! Highly recommended

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Hostel_FunkyMonkey, Owner at Funky Monkey Hostel, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Our staff are awesome and I'm really happy you thought so too. Enjoy the rest of your travels. Funky Monkey Hostel, Mazatlan, Mexico.

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I staid in the hostel for over than 2,5 months and I had such a great time, with the best staff team I ever met. The hostel has great vibes, and you soon become very close with fellow volunteers and guests alike. The hostel has a very inclusive and homely feel and I was very sad to have to say...

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Hostel_FunkyMonkey, Owner at Funky Monkey Hostel, responded to this review

Saskia, we miss you too. It was truly amazing having you here. Please come back soon. Funky Monkey Hostel, Mazatlan, Mexico.

Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Perfect hostel with a great vibe, awesome staff and very comfortable beds! You will never feel bored or alone, as there are always people around. Make sure not to miss the sunset from the rooftop or the many activities offered by the hostel. Very cool.

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Hostel_FunkyMonkey, Owner at Funky Monkey Hostel, responded to this review

Another great review. Thank you so much. My staff and I never get tired of reading reviews where they are mentioned and appreciated, it really adds to their day. Thank you. Funky Monkey Hostel, Mazatlan, Mexico.

Stuart, Florida
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

This is by far the best hostel I have ever visited! The owners make the place so welcoming- they always have activities planned for the guests and there is a real sense of family at the house. They have tons of information to share with you make your stay in Mazatlan unique and by the time you leave you really...

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Hostel_FunkyMonkey, Owner at Funky Monkey Hostel, responded to this review

That was an awesome time and thank you very much for leaving this review. So glad we could help make your time in Mazatlan more enjoyable. Just want to add that you can also take a 7 pesos bus to Old Town if your not feeling the 50 pesos taxi ride. Thanks again and enjoy your travels. Funky Monkey Hostel,...

Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Great hostel. Most welcoming Ive ever been to. Staff are awesome. I was sick and the owner sorted me out with medicine etc. Pool is great any time of day and the rooftop terrace is awesome. Safe place to park motorbikes and breakfast is great.

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Hostel_FunkyMonkey, Owner at Funky Monkey Hostel, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your time with us. Sorry about you arriving sick and I'm glad I could help. Our staff are awesome and they really enjoy reading these reviews that show that our guest notice and they make a difference. Thank you again. Funky Monkey Hostel, Mazatlan, Mexico.

Reviewed 1 November 2016

Why hidden? The hostel is located in a quiet part of the city with a suburban feel but the beaches and tourist attractions are within walking distance (15-20 min) Why gem? Simply because hostels like this one are rare. I had an amazing time throughout my stay which was almost three weeks long. The most important of all the elements...

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

It is hard to find the right words to describe The Funky Monkey Hostel. I was originally going to stay for 4 nights and ended up staying for two weeks. The staff above all else is the key to the positive vibe that is always present there. The owner Salem and managers Zac and Tomek are so friendly. It is...

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Trossingen, Germany
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The best word to describe this place is amazingness. The best hostel I have ever been to, seriously. You can be sure to make friends for life and it doesn't matter if someone is in Mazatlan just for the weekend or travelling the world, everybody meets at this Hostel. If you have the chance to stay here, take it!

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Hostel_FunkyMonkey, Owner at Funky Monkey Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write us this great review. We love hearing how much our guest enjoyed their stay. Our staff work hard to make sure we give our best. Hope your still traveling and having an amazing trip. Funky Monkey Hostel, Mazatlan, Mexico.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
2 private rooms with their own kitchens, bathrooms and air conditioning for hot days. 4 dorm rooms, 2 of which have in-room bathrooms Rooftop terrace & lounge area Gated Parking for Motorcycles and adventure cyclist Swimming pool with waterfall 2 Communal kitchens Two indoor common rooms or living rooms Air conditioning in rooms durning summer Free cable TV, Hot showers, Lockers, On site dentist Seasonal massage therapists Spanish, yoga classes available Located in the best area of Mazatlan, Zona Dorada which means Golden Zone, it's only a 15 minute walk to the beach. Close to lots of amazing restaurants & all the famous night clubs and bars.There are also lots of smaller & cheaper restaurants within a few mins of the hostel and lots of tendeas or mexican convenience stores like and including OXXO. Located in a quite and safe neighborhood = Lomas Mazatlan Has: Huge beaches and smaller hidden ones too Some of the best big game sport fishing is found right off our shores. A Tequila factory, La Noria, you can tour. They have a good a Zipline too. Amazing surfing. Quick Silver, Reef and other international surfing competitions happen here. Turtle egg laying tours from June to November each year. Whale watching research expeditions from December 15th through April 15th. Horseback back beach adventures and great ATV beach & street tours, ... more   less 

Additional Information about Funky Monkey Hostel

Address: Calle Boludo 112, Mazatlan 82110, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Sinaloa > Mazatlan
Price Range: ₹ 885 - ₹ 3,268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“All of the rooms are great!”
 of 5 bubbles grants57, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All great rooms”
 of 5 bubbles j0ew00d, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“The poolside suite where we stayed had a good sized double-bed and an extra twin bed that we didn't even need to use! Plenty of space.”
 of 5 bubbles Anonymous24Seattle, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“I like the ''luxury room'' for extra 2 dollars because it was empty most of the time I was there, but no guarantee on that!”
 of 5 bubbles 800joshuat, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles Sarawik, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
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