Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

True to its sustainability ethos, Selina Jacó is a natural extension of its environment. As one the closest beach destination to San Jose, Jacó is frequented by locals and foreigners alike. Expats have flocked here for decades, giving the town a distinctly international feel.We offer guests a sense of community, where features like a swimming pool, a common kitchen, and our lively playground lead to friendships and connections that last a lifetime. Our daily activities include morning yoga, salsa lessons, and movie nights in the video room. There’s always something happening here. The comfy dorms come with new mattresses, lockers, and en suite bathrooms. For those looking for privacy, our suites are the way to go. As one of the most tourist-friendly destinations in Costa Rica, Jacó has an unlimited number of activities for everyone. Whether you want to surf world-class waves, explore the protected rainforest of Carara National Park, or take tours on horseback or ATVs to hidden natural wonders, you will find your thrills here. The restaurant scene is varied, with options for every budget, as is the nightlife, known for keeping partygoers up all night.

Our location is just privileged. We are in the beach town of Jaco, one of the most marvellous areas of Costa Rica. Our hostel is located just in front of the beach. Furthermore, thanks to our great location, most of the tourist attractions of Jaco can be reached on foot. Places such as Cros's Casino or Parque Central de Jaco are just some minutes walking from our location.

Selina Jaco Policies and Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 48h before arrival.
In case of late cancellation or no show, the first night of your booking will be charged. This action is not fraudulent.

Check in from 15:00.
Check out before 11:00 .

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards.

Taxes not included - 13%
Breakfast not included - $6.00 Minimun - $10.00 Maximun USD per person per day (sold by weight).


The reception is open from 07.00 to 22.00.
No curfew.
Pet friendly.
Child friendly. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.9

  • Security 9.1

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 8.9

  • Atmosphere 8.5

  • Cleanliness 8.6

  • Facilities 8.6

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    11 Jul 2022
    Great spot right on the beach. Super clean rooms and entire facility. We had a private room; it had towels for shower and beach, shampoo, conditioner and body wash. We prepaid to include breakfast; very tasty and generous portions. Cool bar and pool area. Lots of spots to sit and relax throughout. Did Power Yoga class...they do provide mats. Easy walk to main street with shops, bars and restaurants. Would highly recommend.
    USA, Couple, 41+
  • 10.0


    11 Jul 2022
    Selina was a great hostel - amazing community spaces, right on the beach, nice pool, fun free activities (e.g., yoga). Food at the bar was good as well. I liked being able to rent a surfboard at the location.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    07 Jun 2022
    The staff at the Selina in Jaco were very welcoming and friendly. They were also extremely helpful! I had a great stay!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    22 May 2022
    The Selina in Jaco is an incredible experience! I booked this hostel on a whim and was blown away by the kindness of the staff, the clean/gorgeous space and the overall feel of this hostel. People are friendly and welcoming and the events here were great! Also the beach access and surf school cannot be beat! Absolutely book some lessons with them because they are so helpful and encouraging. I’m thankful for my time here and would recommend it to anyone!
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7


    11 May 2022
    Great place! My room had no windows so no airflow, so nothing ever dried. Talking to others, most other rooms didn’t have this issue. A/C worked great though
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    07 May 2022
    Very clean and with lots of facilities. They offer surf lessons, yoga classes, dance workshops etc. (Most activities like yoga are free) A lot of young travellers but I wouldn't say that this is a huge party hostel. It has quite a chill vibe (but there are people who are looking to party outside the hostel too). Air con is really good
    Norway, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6


    15 Jul 2022
    Excellent wifi as in other Selina locations. Shared bathrooms need the doors fixed and Shampoo, body soap and conditioner in every shower.
    Costa Rica, Mixed Group, 31-40
  • 8.3


    15 May 2022
    really nice hostel. is well kept and is directly on the beach with nice facilities. however, we found the staff weren’t very interested in their customers. i also got a lot of clothes stolen from next to my bed in a dorm so just keep an eye out. not the selina’s fault however dampened my stay there.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    13 Jun 2022
    The dorms and bathroom are really small and not very clean. The pool/restaurant area is nice though! The hostel is directly on the beach!
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 4.3


    24 Jul 2022
    If you’re a real backpacker and looking for a genuine experience, this isn’t the place for you. Selina is super commercialized and the vibes were really off — also the facilities were subpar, area not too clean, and not the most safe area either.
    USA, Male, 25-30
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  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Flexible NRR
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Pool Table