The Tribal Hotel


Once plagued by tragic violence and civil war, Nicaragua has emerged as the Cinderella of Central America. Beautiful coast lines, lush forests and great surfing have expats, entrepreneurs and tourists flocking here in search of a more authentic Latin American experience.

Founded in 1524, the colonial city of Granada is Nicaragua’s crown jewel. Boasting stunning architecture, great food, friendly people and an old-world vibe all set to the back drop of the beautiful Lake Nicaragua, this UNESCO protected city is not to be missed. And for lovers of impeccable design and an appreciation of local artistry, nothing matches Tribal Hotel.

With rooms under $200 a night and just two blocks from the main square, Tribal Hotel is an affordable urban oasis that does not compromise on taste. Founded by NYC hotspot veterans and childhood friends Jean-Marc Houmard (of fashion-crowd favorite Indochine fame) and Yvan Cussigh, Tribal Hotel is the stuff of your design dreams. Mixing custom pieces handcrafted by local artisans, textiles collected from around the globe and mementos from the owners’ NYC stomping ground, Tribal Hotel offers a reinvigorating retreat from the ubiquitous colonial architecture and a perfect base for your Nicaraguan adventure.


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