Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • 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
  • Superb 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 9.0

  • Security 10.0

  • Location 10.0

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 9.5

  • Cleanliness 8.5

  • Facilities 7.5

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    14 Feb 2020
    Great dorm rooms with curtains for each bed and an adaptor. The aircon was a life saver as it was so hot here! Good pool area and bar that is right on the beach
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    10 Dec 2019
    Everything was perfect! Thank you to Amanda, Alexa, & Nancy!!
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    19 Sep 2019
    Was very comfortable definitely I come back :)
    Mexico, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9


    29 Oct 2019
    Great location on the beach and friendly staff. Comfy lounging by the pool
    New Zealand, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.9


    20 Oct 2019
    Literally right on the beach. Great pool and outside area. very clean kitchen (cleaned several times daily) - albeit somewhat small. Showers cold and I imagine bathrooms/showers can get pretty crowded in high season. Great value!
    Sweden, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9


    19 Oct 2019
    My partner and I stayed here for a few days when we first arrived in Costa Rica and LOVED IT. The location was perfect as you could wake up, have your coffee and go for a wander on the beach. The vibe was super friendly and welcoming - definitely would stay at this Selina hostel and others throughout the country!
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6


    28 Dec 2020
    Located right on Jacó beach, really nice bar and good common areas. Pool, A/C and Wifi work perfect. Food a bit pricey. Maybe was just my room but no hot water on shower and toilet flush kept always running. Front desk staff is super helpful. I'm happy with it being pet friendly but they shouldn't allow owners to leave the dog locked in barking 24/7 while going out for a beach day.
    Argentina, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6


    18 Oct 2019
    I did not feel like the guy working at the surf shops should be interacting with customers. I heard over 5 complaints about the same guy who was rude to people renting boards time and time again.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.6


    29 Sep 2019
    Right on the beach, next too the best breaks somehow!! Kitchen wasn't the cleanest, but rooms were nice, curtains on beds were a nice touch... Good basic hostel, would recommend!
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 5.4


    22 Sep 2019
    Selina in Jaco looks like a cool place as it’s a really big colourful property and the location is great because it’s right in the beach. But the value for money was really lacking because breakfast was not included and the kitchen was really small and dirty most of the time. The staff is hit or miss. Some individuals were super helpful and others did not want to assist. The atmosphere is pretty much non-existent. There are events but poorly advertised and not ideal for a solo traveller
    Canada, Female, 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