We know the main tourist city in the Yucatan Peninsula is Cancun, and it is very easy to get there from other countries thanks to the Cancun Airport. But traveling to Chichen Itza from the surroundings might not be the favorite option for many due to the travel time.
Driving from Cancun to Chichen Itza is very easy, and it takes 2.5 hours, maybe more if you take the free highway, this applies if you travel from Riviera Maya as well. But we also know that many travelers don’t like to drive, or the long distances aren’t their thing.
Staying near Chichen Itza could have some advantages, like visiting the place early in the morning with no crowds, or simply going whenever you want, of course from 8 am to 4 pm. You can visit some cenotes in the surroundings or maybe get a delicious breakfast before visiting the archaeological site.
So let’s see together our top hotels in Chichen Itza, you’ll love it!
This is truly an unbelievable place, image being a few steps close from one of the 7 wonders of the world! This Chichen Itza hotel is full of beautiful outdoors, with a relaxing pool, surrounded by a lush jungle. It offers comfortable rooms with unique decor and many more amenities such as a restaurant and spa. We highly recommend you this accommodation, it is one of the most wanted in the area.
A fantastic accommodation a few minutes away from Chichen Itza and the enigmatic Cenote Ik Kil. The place gives you the best itinerary for one day, you wake up in the morning to visit Chichen Itza, after a long walk through the Mayan Ruins you visit the cenote for cooling off the heat, and then you arrive at the Hotel for a holistic experience at its renowned spa. The Hotel offers 29 luxury rooms with beautiful views from the Mayan jungle. Besides all the amenities you will also find a restaurant, bar, and a relaxing pool in the middle of the beautiful garden.
What if I tell you that you can have a room with a view from El Caracol? Well in Mayaland you can get it! Yes, the observatory where Mayans study astronomy. You’ll be able to see how the sun goes down, and watch the stars with the Mayan Building in front of you. The accommodation has stunning bungalows that will make you feel in touch with nature, and the beautiful outdoors. A swimming pool, restaurant, bar, and shuttle to the Mayan ruins are one of the highlights of this hotel. Perfect for staying near Chichen Itza.
Although it is located in the village of Piste it’s still very close to Chichen Itza, only 5 minutes by car from the Mayan Ruins. The hotel offers a beautiful colonial style and a wonderful swimming pool to enjoy after a Chichen Itza Tour. This accommodation has a splendid restaurant which is famous for its delicious breakfast included in its rate, get you Mexican meal before going to one of the Wonders of the world.
Very well located in Piste, filled with Mexican-colonial decor, becomes a great spot to spend a night near the archaeological site. The accommodation has amenities such as Spa, Swimming pool, and Restaurant that make your stay pleasant. Find local business, in its surroundings and great facilities for your stay.
As you can see there are many hotels for staying close to the Mayan Ruins, booking a room in this area you will also be able to explore more places such as Merida Yucatan, Izamal, Valladolid and tons of cenotes in the area.
So, make smart decisions and plan your trip as you want, whether you visit the place on a Chichen Itza tour from Cancun or Staying near the archaeological site.