Best Accommodations for Dining in Cancun

The unique ingredients and flavors you experience on vacation can make your trip even more memorable. Thankfully, in Cancun you'll never run out of tempting dining options. You'll find restaurants that prepare meals from all cultures, but with local ingredients and flair.

The resorts and hotels named below are among the best places to stay when you and your travel companions require a diverse set of food options. Many of them are known for their wonderful on-site restaurants, while others are found in neighborhoods where there's no shortage of tempting restaurants.

Cancun's Best Hotels for Dining Options

You may find yourself eating several meals at the restaurants inside your hotel. And why not? There are dozens of hotel restaurants around. So if you're trying to decide where to stay in Cancun, it makes sense to evaluate the dining options at each hotel. Eating on-site means days are free of stress and extra travel. The food being world-class is a bonus, attracting locals as well as guests from other hotel properties.

The properties below are ranked with many considerations in mind, like their convenience, their diversity, and how many full service restaurants one can try on-site.

Properties in Cancun for Excellent Dining
Property Location Snack Bar Room Service
Soberanis Hotel Downtown Cancun check
Best Western Cancun Clipper Club 6.8 mi. South of Isla Mujeres check check
Riu Cancun All Inclusive Hotel 6.6 mi. South of Isla Mujeres check
Maria de Lourdes Hotel Downtown Cancun check check
Sol Y Luna Hotel Boutique Downtown Cancun
Beachscape Kin-Ha Villas and Suites 6.8 mi. South of Isla Mujeres check check
Riu Palace Las Americas 6.6 mi. South of Isla Mujeres check
Hotel Xbalamque Cancun Downtown Cancun
NH Krystal Cancun 6.8 mi. South of Isla Mujeres check check
Oasis America Cancun Downtown Cancun check
Dreams Sands Cancun 6.8 mi. South of Isla Mujeres

If one of these hotels or resorts catches your eye, click its name to continue reading articles that consider every aspect of the property — because before you book, it's important to consider all amenities.

Best Hotels in Cancun for Nearby Restaurants

You might also want to consider the proximity of your hotel to local restaurants. Even if you love the food at your hotel, be adventurous and try dishes served all over town, particularly if your vacation lasts more than a few days.

Below are properties chosen by how closely they're located to clusters of local restaurants.

Best Properties in Cancun for Off-Site Dining
Property Location
Mayafair Design Hotel 6.7 mi. South of Isla Mujeres
Sens Cancun Downtown Cancun
Hotel-Suites Caribe Internacional Downtown Cancun
Fiesta Americana Villas Cancun 6.6 mi. South of Isla Mujeres
Margaritas Cancun Hotel Downtown Cancun
Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach Cancun 6.7 mi. South of Isla Mujeres
Best Western Plaza Caribe Downtown Cancun
Hotel Villas Kin-ha 6.8 mi. South of Isla Mujeres
InterContinental Hotels Presidente Cancun 6.8 mi. South of Isla Mujeres

No matter where you stay, remember that many of Cancun's most popular restaurants are in hotels, so you may find the cuisine you are craving at a hotel down the road from where you're staying. By clicking the name of any hotel, you'll find pages filled with photos and descriptions, as well as the type of food found in the neighborhood.


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