Welcome to Pause Hostel Chetumal – Where animal lovers stay!
Pause hostel Chetumal is a new and friendly hostel in a beautiful modern building with excellent facilities. We offer our guests spacious dorm rooms with quality beds, A/C, hot showers, free WiFi and a free continental breakfast! On site you will find a large modern fully equipped communal kitchen with a spacious and comfortable dining area.
If you want to relax after a hard day of site seeing we have a beautiful garden and outdoor patio area with seating and hammocks where you can laze around and chat with fellow travelers or challenge them to a game of Foosball!
Pause Hostel Chetumal is located 2 minutes walk from a traditional market where you can find authentic Mexican food, fresh fruit and veggies at a very low price, supermarkets, laundromats, pharmacies, and a couple of corn tortilla factories where you can get fresh tortillas daily. We are 10 minutes walk to Plaza Las Americas mall where you will find international brands a food court and a cinema.
We are only 15 minutes walk to the ADO bus station. We are a 25 minute collectivo ride away from the famous Bacalar Lagoon of seven colors and Cenote Azul, and 10 minutes drive to the central boulevard where the ferry leaves to Belize. (Taxis anywhere within central Chetumal cost 20 pesos).
As travelers we know you love to explore! Stay at our hostel in Chetumal and take our private tour offered exclusively to Pause guests. Forget the over crowded Chichen Itza, be one of the first to visit the semi-explored Maya ruins in the area only accessible by private transportation! These newly discovered ruins are still under investigation, they are full of life yet peacefully surrounded by lush vegetation. You will see enigmatic stucco masks that are among some of the most well preserved in the whole Maya world, walk through elegant multi-room palaces, ceremonial plazas and ball courts.
Heading to Belize? Check out our first hostel on the beautiful island of Caye Caulker. Stay at both of our hostels to receive a discount!
Pause has a cause! In addition to offering budget-friendly accommodation we run P.A.W (Protecting Animal Welfare) Cat Sanctuary in Belize. We are the only not-for-profit Cat Sanctuary in all of Belize & Chetumal, Mexico, 100% of the profits from our hostels goes towards our mission of advocating in the interest and welfare of animals through education, reducing the homeless stray animal population by conducting TNR (Trap, Neuter & Return) and offering free sterilization.