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 8.2

  • Security 9.1

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 8.6

  • Cleanliness 8.0

  • Facilities 8.6

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    04 Nov 2021
    For real the best hostel I’ve ever stayed at. Staff was great, it’s directly on the beach, so many good tour/surf options, and just an absolute rager of a time. Definitely a party hostel, but very well maintained and pretty, and really well situated within Jacó. I had an absolute ball and already want to go back.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    08 Oct 2021
    Muy buen lugar en general los selina son muy buenos
    Colombia, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    27 Sep 2021
    Awesome hostel, kept on coming back. Also took surf lessons with really great instructions that taught very well!
    Israel, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    19 Aug 2021
    The place is on the beach, and it’s spotless. Can’t get much better
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    12 Aug 2021
    Best place to stay in Jaco. Really friendly staff and direct beach access
    Germany, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1


    26 Sep 2021
    Jaco is a terrible, boring place. But if you’re going to stay there, stay at Selina. Like the other Selina properties, it’s clean, well-maintained, has a pool and a bar. Just the vibe is missing, but that’s Jaco’s fault not Selina’s
    Austria, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6


    17 Sep 2021
    Great location right on the beach, however this Selina wasn’t my favorite. Staff felt cold and hostile almost. I did have an awesome experience with an instructor named Nacho, who helped me with a bus ticket. Lots of families and loud music playing into the early hours. It was a cool place to stay, but I’ve learned that staying at selinas make it hard to meet people when you’re solo traveling.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0


    23 Dec 2021
    We didn't get the backpacker party vibe we were after. Had a lovely stay being so close to the beach though etc.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    17 Dec 2021
    The location on the beach is perfect and close to the main strip in Jacó, The staff were excellent and the services offered, food, and facilities were all lovely. However, the place is incredibly expensive for what is offered. I had a feeling that this was the case when I booked it, and I decided to pay the price based on the location, but the room itself (double bed private with ensuite) was very basic and didn't feel the mot secure. Two windows in the room were unable to lock.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    07 Aug 2021
    We had one of the private rooms. We were placed right next to the cleaning room so we heard tons of noises in the morning and at night. They had a 9pm closing time for everything because of Covid but didn’t care if people were up screaming until 3am, only cared about compliance.The room was small, relatively clean, but they would constantly take the towels and not replace them or not give us a hand towel. Just little things that add up to making it not the best. All in all it was an okay stay.
    USA, Mixed Group, 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