Counter Culture Party Hostel

Xicotencatl 1835, Veracruz, Mexico

Rating: 43%from 3 reviews

  • 40%Atmosphere
  • 46%Staff
  • 53%Security
  • 40%Cleanliness
  • 46%Location
  • 40%Value for money
  • 40%Facilities
Veracruz - Listed by lonely planet as one of the top 30 must see places and 3rd safest city in Mexico. On the beach with many activities and outstanding nightlife.

European owned and managed! March average temperature 26 degrees celcius - warm all day and pleasantly warm at night.

STAY 4 nights, 5th night is FREE! (Not available for peak periods Semana Santa, Carnivale, salsa festival, etc - all non peak times guaranteed to have beds available! -

Ladies Power hour - free drinks for the ladies 8pm - 9pm every night.

We offer everything you expect from a party hostel. No curfew. 24Hr Reception. Super Cheap Beer. Free fast WiFi. Free entry into clubs that normally cost 100 pesos. Shuttle buses to the best party spots Thurs, Fri and Sat, 50 peso, homemade, communal dinners every other night and a very chilled roof top social area. Fresh pancake breakfast provided until 2pm and all day free tea and coffee!

This is a place to exchange ideas, meet great people and party!!! We recommend the best bars and clubs every night. We also have art deco / middle eastern theme including Arabic dress up nights & shisha.
Guests receive preferential exchange rates for all major currencies listed below.

Cheap Direct Flights from Cancun and Guadalajara on VivaAerobus - cheaper than a bus!!!

We offer discounts for groups and stays of one month or more.

Age limit is 40 to stay in a dormitory or hammock. Private rooms only if you are at or above this age and only by prior appointment.

We reserve the right to refuse basket cases and aggressive people.

No children. This is a party hostel, bring your own wifi device (or borrow ours for free), towel, padlock, earplugs and eye mask all highly recommended.

Please note:
Check-in time 2pm
Check out time 11am, if staying one night. 1pm for two or more.

We accept credit cards@10%, surcharge, USD, EURO, GBP, AUD, RMB, YEN & PESOS.
Cancellation Policy 1 day before arrival
NB: All peak periods must be prepaid in FULL including Latin Games & Christmas/ NY.

Breakfast is included.
Towels NOT included.
Taxes are included

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Adaptors
  • Age Restriction
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Common Room
  • Currency exchange
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Pet Friendly
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Taxes included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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Please note:
Check-in time any time
Check out time any time

We accept credit card, AMEX 5% surcharge, USD, EURO, GBP, AUD, PESOS.
Cancellation Policy 1 day before arrival.

Breakfast is included. (free pancakes)
Taxes are included.

Age limit is 35, with exceptions only by prior agreement.

8 peso discount each day does not apply during Carnival (Feb 4-15).

We reserve the right to refuse basket cases and aggressive people.

No children. This is a party hostel, bring your own laptop for wifi, padlock, earplugs and eye mask all highly recommended. If you are looking for early nights this is NOT for you.

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From the airport

There is no public transport from the airport. The taxis are clean and new and will cost 240 pessos and take about 15 minutes. You need to pay at the official taxi queue. Turn left as soon as you exit the baggage area.

From the bus station

The bus station is only 1.2kms (1 mile) from the hostel. A taxi will cost 25 pesos. Buy your taxi ticket at the authorized taxi stand in front of the exit.

WALKING: Everybody comes out of the same exit gate, there is only one. Turn Right when you come out of the bus station and walk until Juan Enriquez (1 block). Turn right down Juan Enriquez and walk about 10 blocks until you are one block away from the ocean. That is Xicotencatl Street. Turn left and we are 50 metres down on the left.

NOTE: Direct flights are available to Veracruz from Cancun and Guadalajara on Viva AeroBus for between $44 - $110USD - Cheaper than a bus.

Located Near

We are located 1 block from the beach and the main attraction in Veracruz, the aquarium, where you can swim with dolphins considerably cheaper than anywhere else in the world.

The aquarium is the main strip of town with lots of bars and street food within a stone's throw. the whole city has a tropical, Miami type vibe with warm weather all year round.

Veracruz is rated at the third safest city in Mexico, you can park on the street and walk around at night without any issue. We do!!

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