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Tribu Hostel Reviews

Av. Pedro Joaquin Coldwell, Holbox Island, Mexico

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93%

Rating
373 Total Reviews
  • 93%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 98%Staff
  • 96%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

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97%

Tribu was the most incredible hostel! I was so impressed with how well organized it was and the overwhelmingly friendly staff. We were give extremely good advice on activities to do on the island. The whale shark diving is definitely a recommended activity. Wednesday and Friday night sunset yoga was also an extra bonus. Loved the hammocks, kitchen and bar areas. 30 second walk to the beach made it the perfect location for four nights in paradise!

  • 20th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Africa
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

Absolutely fantastic hostel, lovely staff. Places to socialize and places for time out. Almost right on the beach. 5 min from everything else. Clean, well thought out, great kitchen. Basically ticks every box I could think of, the only tiny suggestion I could make is maybe to have hooks in the dorm for towels etc? Thank you guys for a great stay, one of my top hostels of all time and I will definitely recommend you to everyone heading your way!


89%

Awesome location and really cool, chilled vibe. The rooms, even with ac, are super hot. The bar is nice but sometimes it's difficult to socialize when they have live music. Literally around the corner from the beach and they give you a great map of the town to find local spots!


97%

Really enjoyed staying here! Went on my own as a solo female traveller and felt at home so quickly. Staff were really friendly and gave me any info I needed,. They even took a group of us out for dinner one night to a great cheap traditional Mexican restaurant. Atmosphere was really friendly and open. Kitchen facilities were perfect - all clean and everything you need! Free water Comfy beds Great location!! from places to get brekkie to the nicest spots on the island


100%

I don't know where to begin but most of all, I felt like it was my home from the very beginning. The owners and people working there are the nicest. It had really made my stay in Mexico. You really feel like you are part of something amazing there. The hostel have everything you need. Don't even think twice and stay here for as long as you can! The island is paradise, streets are made of sand. I can't wait to return.

  • 29th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Poland
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Great hostel, the best service and a really nice atmosphere!


100%

One of the best hostels ever! Thanks for a brilliant stay Tribu xxxxxxx


100%

We arrived at Holbox expecting to stay for 3 nights and stayed instead for 8. The Hostel is perfectly situated for ease to the beach and the owners have created a fantastic space & atmosphere in which fun can be had and friendships made. Look no further for your stay on Holbox.

  • 22nd Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Scotland
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


80%

Great very friendly people. Poor aircon, and annoying kitchen closes at 11pm. Otherwise fantastic stay.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hola amiga! Thank you for your comment! We appologize if the aircon wasn't working at it's fullest during your stay but we've had maintenance done now and also installed a new aircon in the 6 bed dorm nextdoor, so hopefully the temperature is a bit more bearable now. Hope to see you here again one day!

83%

Good hostel, great atmosphere, it was very hot at night

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hola amigo, thank you for your comment! We've taken your words into consideration and have now installed airconditioning in the 6 bed dorm as well. Hope to see you back here at Tribu one day in the future! :)

100%

I highly recommend Tribu enough. The owners at Tribu were friendly and accommodating. I would see them daily with their two young boys and dog. They fostered a welcoming place of serenity with loads of fun and I met new/interesting people - some of which have become great friends who I am still in contact with. Tribu has scheduled bar activities for those looking to mingle and I did Yoga overlooking the Caribbean on the terrace. To me,Tribu represent fun, safety and a break from stresses of NYC

  • 14th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


83%

Great hostel over all, but I wish they improve some conditions. I wish they had a kettle for heating water for making the morning coffee/tea. Heating water in a pot on gas stove is extremely time consuming. Also, critical lack of wifi. The wifi was in and out every 30 seconds. Also, in the area where wifi is available, there are only 3 plugs!!! There was a constant line up of people who wanted to plug in their electronic devises. Same story in the dorm. However, their staff is super amazing!!


97%

Great hostel! We had a really good time, the whole hostel was very clean and the staff super friendly and helpful! The private room was very nice, nearly like in a hotel. They have their own bar, a terrasse, yoga classes, tours,... and the hostel is located close to the beach and the town center. Would definitely stay there again!


100%

I have stayed in many hostels all over the world and this one is without a doubt the best so far. The staff is great, everything is very clean, colourful and beautiful decorated, every night there are activities in the hostel bar. The island itself is the absolute paradise-Really cant think of anything negative

  • 21st Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


80%

Nice social vibe, great location. Its annoying that if you want to use the computeres they provide, you have to pay. And i would like that they serve breakfast, even if i had to pay one extra dollar. Its a small island, it'd make easier the start up of the day for travelers. Good bar and beautiful facilities


100%

Amazing!!!

  • 25th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Wonderful place to really relax and enjoy life!

  • 25th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Switzerland
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

Tribu was awesome. Staff was friendly and I really enjoyed the chill atmosphere of the place. Beach nearby is not the best but the walk to punto coco is worth it. The reception doesn't open up till 9am and there is no overnight staff so don't get to the hostel at 7am like I did.


97%

probably the best hostel i stayed at this trip


100%

By far the best hostel I have stayed at. The facilities were great. The staff were great. The guests were great. I cant fault anything about this place. I had planned to stay for 5 nights and ended up staying for just over 2 weeks and still didnt want to leave. Thanks Tribu for being so awesome!


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