Mérida is the capital of the state of Yucatan, located at the northwestern tip of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. It's also the largest city within the state and has about 800,000 inhabitants. The metropolitan area is a little bigger with 900,000 people and includes the municipalities of Uman and Kanasin.
From the Merida Travel Guide
Average cheapest prices by month for budget accommodation in Merida
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When I arrived I was shocked when I saw the state of the tiny garden. It looked like a construction site. The water tank called "swimming pool" on hostelworld looked very unappealing, more like a moskito breeding pool. The single room was very basic. The owner is dishonest. ... more
Staying at El Jardin was a pleasant surprise, El Jardin is a Boutique Hostel run by a very friendly Lady who is really thinking about everything she can to make your stay confortable providing you with fantastic advices, helpfull information and more. It is very clean and got all the basic facilities you need. ... more
The only bugs,were that I asked for a wake up 2 days in a row and did not get it,so I had to leave to late and had to wait for the bus of 10h30 am for my destination, as it seems one nighttime employee seems not to care at all about wake ups even though I asked him and reasked to check and told me it was written and would be ok. ... more
merida, yucatan (mexico)
Hi guys, I'm going to be in Merida from the end of october to the end of november. I am looking for a small apartment for myself, but I am also open to a room in a shared apartment. I am going to work, write and read, so I need a quiete and pleasant place. Any suggestion? Muchas gracias a todos. clau ...
getting from merida (yucatan) to puerto vallarta, mexico?
Hey all, I'm flying to Cancun in August and heading down to Merida to volunteer. I want to go to Puerto Vallarta to volunteer as well and I'm wondering if anyone knows if there is a cheap way of getting there? Is flying the only option? It looks like a pretty big distance.. Cheers guys ...
Car rental in Yucatan?
Just wondering how safe it is to drive in Merida and around the Yucatan. I'm not talking about Banditos here. I just mean is the driving in and around Merida maniacal like in Mexico City? ...