Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

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 on arrival. 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: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School 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.

Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Selina has just opened its doors in San Jose, one of the most exciting cities in Central America. The up-and-coming Costa Rican capital will certainly surprise those adventurous spirits willing to explore it, and our brand-new location is the perfect place to do it from. A truly unique hostel concept, we bring together travelers from all walks of life. Whether you’re laid back, entrepreneurial, or something in between, your stay with Selina will inspire you.

Our new space features rooms for every budget. Our dorms, hammocks, and camping area provide a truly communal experience, while the standard rooms are perfect for those seeking privacy. If luxury is what you want, check out one of our private suites. When you need to go online, enjoy our comfy co-working space. Once you close your laptop, head to the Playground or try a killer dish or cocktail at our restaurant. Selina San Jose really does have everything you need to make you feel at home.

Selina is located in Barrio Otoya, one of San Jose’s cultural hotspots. From neoclassical to Victorian, the collage of architectural styles will take you on a tour through time and style. Strategically situated between Barrio Amon and Barrio Aranjuez, and relatively close to foodie-friendly Barrio Escalante, Selina is the perfect home base from which to explore the city’s treasures. Galleries, museums, restaurants, and nightlife are just minutes away. You miss San Jose at your own risk.

Selina San José Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 48 hours 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 to 23:00.
Check out before 11:00.

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards.
This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.

Taxes not included - 10.00%.

No curfew. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.5

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 8.8

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 9.0

  • Cleanliness 9.3

  • Facilities 9.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    20 Jul 2022
    The staff is so friendly and helpful. I had some small troubles and the staff really helped me and thought about other solutions with me. Very thankful!
    Netherlands, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    18 Jul 2022
    The staff, architecture, resources, and vibe of this hostel are 10/10!!
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    12 Jul 2022
    Highly recommend!! The daily free activities are fun and a great way to meet other travelers. The facilities are incredible and they go above and beyond to make you feel comfortable. The showers were hot with shampoo conditioner and body wash there for you. There curtains, extra pillows, personal light and shelf made sleeping very comfortable. It’s a short walk to the Mercado central as well as Tracopa bus station. 10/10!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    05 Jul 2022
    Had the best time thanks to the staff, the people staying there, the activities they offer to keep guest entertained. Everything was AMAZING! It was so great I'm now in another Selina in Monteverde! Thanks to everyone this has been one for the books, I hope to come back again sooner than later.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    19 Jul 2022
    Great staff, great environment, out of the selinas I tried, this was the nicest. Wouldnt recommend the one in Tamarindo though. Love the events and the atmosphere. While pricy, the food wasnt half bad.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    11 Jul 2022
    Amazing hostel! Really good value for money - so many free activities offered every day. Sophia’s walking tour and cooking class were fab! Social atmosphere and easy to meet people at the welcome drink. Rooms are smallish but very clean with lockers available for valuables.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    09 Jul 2022
    BEAUTIFUL hostel. Feels like a boutique hotel but with the price of a hostel. I was so impressed with the showers. Lots going on but still quiet at midnight so you can get a good nights sleep. I arrived late and left early for my flight but there are welcome drinks, walking tours, yoga and more if you are planning to stay a while. Beds have electricity and a curtain which I always like. Lots of places to sit and be quiet but a big communal kitchen and dining area / bar if you want to be social.
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 8.9


    09 Jul 2022
    Nice hostel. Cleanest Selina In Costa Rica. Not many activities since it’s more of a stopover place. Most people stay for 1 night here. Definitely a vibe for being a place where people don’t stay long. Cons. Kitchen lacks fridge space and basic kitchen tools and food containers, etc. Kitchen lacks. Overall I would definitely recommend this hostel unless you don’t intend to use the kitchen to cook.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6


    15 Aug 2022
    Good hostel but seemed overpriced to me
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3


    20 Jul 2022
    Very friendly and helpful staff which made us feel welcome and safe But the private room was really small - no space to even put your bag down and no storage space - not worth the very expensive price! Didn’t need to use the kitchen but it was really dirty.
    England, Female, 18-24
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  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Flexible NRR
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Board Games
  • Pool Table