Located 150 feet from the beach on Holbox Island, this colorful hostel offers a garden with hammocks and a roof terrace overlooking the island. The spacious rooms feature free Wi-Fi and private bathrooms.

The modern Tribu Hostel offers shared dormitories and private rooms, with bright décor and mosquito nets. Bed linen is included and towels can be rented.

The Tribu has a communal kitchen and BBQ facilities. You can enjoy kite surfing lessons, movie nights and jam sessions in the bar. Staff can also provide maps and information about the island.

Hostel Tribu is located just 3 blocks from the center of Holbox’s main fishing village. The surrounding Yalahau Lagoon is an ideal place to spot dolphins and rare birds.

This is our guests' favorite part of Holbox Island, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Tribu Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 24, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Holbox Island, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5!


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Room Type
1 full bed
1 king bed
1 full bed
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Do you have planned events or activities?
    In Tribu every day we have free activities for our guest and different events in our Bar! We offer free Yoga, walking tours, visit to the animal shelt..
    Answered on 10 January 2020
  • Hi there, We would like to come and visit you from the 16th till the 20th of march. Do you still have a private roon available and whats the price ..
    Hi! Thank you for contacting Tribu. We still have availability for the dates you are requesting. Hopefully you come stay with us! Have a great day.
    Answered on 12 March 2021
  • Hi do the dorm beds have curtains?
    hello, the dorm beds do not have cutrains
    Answered on 24 October 2022
  • Just wondering how much it would cost to get a shuttle from cancun airport to your hostel?
    Hi! We have a shared shuttle service from Cancun airport to Chiquila for $700.- per person. Then you will need to take the Ferry to arrive to Holbox (..
    Answered on 10 January 2020
  • Hi I would like to ask you if because of restrictions you are open for this say and Sunday to stay at your place ? Also what is the difference in room
    Hi! Thank you for contacting Tribu. We have different room types; either private rooms or dorms. Private rooms with AC and without, 3,4,6, 8 and 10 be..
    Answered on 12 March 2021
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Amenities of Tribu Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5
Most popular amenities
Free WiFi
Airport shuttle
Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Happy hour
  • Walking tours
  • Evening entertainment
  • Horseback riding
    Additional charge
  • Game room
  • Fishing
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Mosquito net
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

Tribu Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 1:00 PM


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Tribu Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that 50% of the total amount of the reservation must be paid in advance. Tribu Hostel will contact you directly after booking to arrange payment by Pay Pal. This prepayment should be issued no later than 7 days after the hostel contacts you with the payment information.

For 6 people reservation our property doesn't guarantee the same services, please contact the property directly for more information.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

FAQs about Tribu Hostel

  • Check-in at Tribu Hostel is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Tribu Hostel is 1,300 feet from the center of Holbox Island.

  • Tribu Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Game room
    • Fishing
    • Evening entertainment
    • Live music/Performance
    • Happy hour
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Walking tours
    • Bicycle rental
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Horseback riding

  • The prices at Tribu Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.