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 ???? 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
  • Brilliant Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

Selina is without a doubt where you want to stay in Santa Teresa. The biggest hostel on the main road, our 4-story building totally vibes with the town’s artistic environment. Our restaurant and bar features a diverse menu, and you can connect to the best Wi-Fi in town at our co-working space. If you’re coming to surf, some of the best breaks in Costa Rica are just a short walk away.

Santa Teresa is a real paradise for those who want to relax and be thrilled. Its white sand beaches are surrounded by jungle, with sunsets over the Pacific that will leave you breathless. World-class surfing draws both experts and beginners, while nature lovers won’t want to miss its exotic tropical treasures. Santa Teresa has something for everyone. If surfing or paddle boarding aren’t your thing (although you might learn while you’re here), feel free to simply take in the sun at one of the many beaches in town, or snorkel among some amazing marine fauna. Inland, you can take ATV or horseback-riding tours to the falls on Montezuma or hike the Cabo Blanco nature reserve. The nightlife is as varied as the terrain, with everything from local dance halls to international DJs vying for your attention.

At Selina Santa Teresa North we’ll accommodate you no matter your budget. Our shared dorms foster community while providing comfort, and our private rooms offer privacy, a cool vibe, and beautiful views. We have a camping area as well. Congregate with fellow travelers at our pool, common area, video room, playground, or yoga deck. Our guests are all part of the same tribe.

Selina Santa Teresa North Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 3 days 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 22:00 .
Check out before 11:00 .

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

Breakfast not included - $3.00 Minimun - $10.00 Maximun USD per person per day (sold by weight).
Taxes not included - 13.00%.
Taxes not included - occupancy tax 13.00 % per person per night.

No curfew.
Non smoking.

' Our restaurant will be temporarily closed due to remodeling. Please excuse us and apologies for the inconvenience caused. ' Starting March 18th until the end of May.

For reservations of more than 12 pax, special, group-exclusive policies may apply, different from single-reservation policies. According to seasonality and/or demand, a pre-payment of 50% to 100% of the total booking amount might be required. The hotel will try to contact the guest and if a reply with payment possibility is not received, the booking could be canceled. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.2

  • Security 8.4

  • Location 9.0

  • Staff 7.1

  • Atmosphere 7.7

  • Cleanliness 6.7

  • Facilities 7.4

Latest Reviews

  • 9.4


    20 Feb 2019
    I would recommend! It’s a tad messy, but with being so close to the beach and people bringing in sand, what do you expect? I love the location, and the food at the hostel is also very nice. The atmosphere was a little too frat-party for my taste, but you can weed out your crowd and still have a nice time. There’s also AC in the room which I really appreciated!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    16 Mar 2019
    Really nice facilities - don’t know why there’s so many bad reviews??? Comfortable, clean and friendly people all around
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    16 Feb 2019
    Good hostel with a great vibe & easy to meet people, great Staff, food is a bit expensive but overall a great stay. Would recommend 👍
    Australia, Male, 31-40
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    24 Feb 2019
    Nice hostel with clean rooms and facilites! Good kitchen to cook. Lots of surf boards of all sizes to rent with easy access to beach. Pool area is nice but not alot of shaded areas to sit during the day. Also they would turn on very loud quite awful (rap) music on around 8am everyday and keep it blasting all day so was hard to find a quiet space if you wanted to haave a nap or just have some quiet for a bit!
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    23 Apr 2019
    pool area and restaurant were under construction when I went, no one told me nor was it advertised ahead of time. Affected atmosphere for sure.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 6.9


    10 Mar 2019
    One member of the staff was not friendly at all. Kitchen is gross. But other than that, dorms are clean, the common space is awesome, but it doesn’t party at all.
    Canada, Male, 18-24
  • 5.7


    14 May 2019
    I’ve stayed at Selina’s before but the customer service at this one is just the worst. When asking about shuttles the person in the reception was sending voice messages and texting her friends at the same time. Our ac didn’t work properly resulting in a very hot room, and when we asked the reception for the remote they said that they couldn’t be bothered to find it after a long day of work. We payed the full total upon arrival but were still told we had to pay more when checking out.
    Sweden, Female, 18-24
  • 4.9


    13 Mar 2019
    No atmosphere, very “flashpacker”. Staff are quite rude and unhelpful (e.g they don’t show you to your room or give you brief tour of the facilities) I checked out as soon as I saw my room, dirty dorm; they refused to refund me. I would not recommend to stay here, go stay at a local hostel that is run by fellow travelers where it’s easy to meet people and actually has an atmosphere.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 2.9


    11 Mar 2019
    Customer service is the worst I’ve ever experienced immediately upon check in, staff was Completely unhelpful and rude. They don’t even show you around or to your room. The pool is disgusting, and has more of a frat house vibe than a hostel. The kitchen is filthy and full of bugs, and has rats. Also had an issue with people stealing food from the fridge. The beds are uncomfortable. The ONLY good thing about this place is the location, and some of the food in the restaurant downstairs isn’t bad.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 2.6


    10 Mar 2019
    England, Female, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Swimming Pool
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Late check-out
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Board Games
  • Foosball
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi