Best Hotels in Tulum, Mexico: From Cheap to Luxury Accommodations and Places to Stay

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Tulum is a popular Mexican destination on the Caribbean coastline — and it’s no wonder given that it offers beautiful beaches, countless cenotes, well-preserved Mayan ruins, and exhilarating adventures for just about any kind of traveler out there! (Best Hotels in Tulum)

Lying on the east coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, this town features the perfect mix of cultural and natural sights. Apart from Cancun and Playa del Carmen, Tulum is one of the country’s most visited destinations and tourists will find that they will never run out of things to do and explore here.

With this, Tulum holds a number of various accommodation types — from luxury all-inclusive resorts and villas to cheap and cozy hostels. To get started on your travel plans, make use of the list below to see the most recommended places to stay in Tulum!

Take note that there are two areas where you can find most of the town’s accommodations in:

  • Tulum Pueblo: This is the main town or city center where you’ll find most of the shops and restaurants. Cheaper hotels are also more commonly found here!
  • Zona Hotelera: The Tulum hotel area or zone that rests just beside the coastline. It is east of Tulum Pueblo (about 5km away) and most of the luxurious hotels and resorts are located here.

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Best Budget Hotels in Tulum

All of the following hotels are in the Tulum Pueblo area.

Hostal Chalupa

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This is one of the best hostels in Tulum that offers basic rooms and amenities to best fit your budget.

To love: Price point | Landmark: Sale & Pepe | Price starts from: $11~

Chill Inn Hostel

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Found at the center of the town, you will love the natural interiors of the hostel that’s surrounded by nature — it’s the perfect place to relax!

To love: Ambiance | Landmark: Expo Tulum | Price starts from: $12~

Che Tulum Hostel & Bar

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Said to be the top favorite hostel of travelers in Tulum, not only for its ambiance but also for its amenities!

To love: Daily activities & pool | Landmark: Emilia | Price starts from: $15~

Mama’s Home

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As the name implies, this guesthouse is a homey respite in the city and it’s just near the bus station as well as several restaurants and bars.

To love: Good-for-value | Landmark: La Parrillada | Price starts from: $15~


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This is one of the best hotels in Tulum that comes at a very affordable price despite the modern and stylish interiors and rooms!

To love: Modern Interiors | Landmark: Sale & Pepe | Price starts from: $16~

Best Mid-Range Hotels in Tulum

Hotel Blanco

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An adult-only hotel with stylish amenities. All rooms have minimal decors and furnishings, complete with essential amenities.

To love: Outdoor Pool | Landmark: Gypsy Bar | Price starts from: $45~

Coco Hacienda

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One of the great adult-only hotels located near Tulum’s archaeological site. The hotel features an outdoor pool and the whole property has 19 rooms that show Mexican traditions and art.

To love: Relaxing Ambiance | Landmark: Pizzeria Manglar | Price starts from: $100~

Mi Amor Colibri Boutique Hotel

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(HOTEL ZONE) An elegant, adult-only hotel nestled upon a small rocky hill where guests can be close to nature and have a relaxing and peaceful vacation.

To love: Private beach access | Landmark: Mi Amor Restaurant | Price starts from: $200~

Hotel Bardo

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This stylish hotel features luxury villas and rooms with private pools with a dazzling view of a landscaped garden.

To love: Stylish interiors | Landmark: Cenotes Casa Tortuga Tulum | Price starts from: $250~

Ahau Tulum

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(HOTEL ZONE) Home to this famous entrance in Tulum, this hotel is an eco-friendly and pet-friendly property with amazing rooms and amenities (plus a beach front!)

To love: Famous entrance | Landmark: Ziggy’s | Price starts from: $300~

Best Luxury Hotels in Tulum

La Zebra Colibri Boutique Hotel

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(HOTEL ZONE) This is one of the best ‘chic’ hotels in Tulum looking for a luxurious haven right by the beach!

To love: Private beach access | Landmark: La Corriente | Price starts from: $450~


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(HOTEL ZONE) One of the prestigious luxury resorts in Tulum known for its treehouses made of Mexican-royal-ebony Khatalosh. This adult-only also has secluded nude beach access, and more!

To love: Tree houses | Landmark: Pothedas by Tunich | Price starts from: $500~

The Beach Tulum

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(HOTEL ZONE) An adults-only hotel offering views of Tulum Beach from rooms with private terraces, along with other luxurious amenities for an indulgent experience.

To love: Outdoor pool | Landmark: Fresco’s | Price starts from: $600~

La Valise Tulum

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(HOTEL ZONE) Tulum’s “Best Boutique Hotel” that’s like the ultimate beach and jungle getaway for travelers through its 9 rustic jungle bungalows with open-air showers and terraces. You’ll also love the heated infinity pool and other exciting amenities on the property!

To love: Rustic rooms | Landmark: Mulata Tulum | Price starts from: $700~

Casa Malca

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(HOTEL ZONE) This is one of the previous mansions of the world’s most famous drug lord, Pablo Escobar! Today, it is now an art-filled boutique hotel that offers the height of luxury.

To love: Artistic interiors | Landmark: Loco Tulum | Price starts from: $800~

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I hope this list helped give you a preliminary idea of the top hotels in Tulum that you can stay in!

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