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Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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

  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com 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.
  • Hostelworld.com 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 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
7.9
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

From sleepy fishing village to booming beach town, Tamarindo has become one of Costa Rica’s most popular destinations. Even as specialty cafés, chic boutiques, and global fusion restaurants fill its streets, it has managed to maintain its relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Just 30 miles from the Liberia international airport, it offers easy access to beautiful beaches and unique tropical ecosystems.

Selina Tamarindo continues our tradition of sustainable properties that blend naturally with their environment. We seek to build community here, and daily activities like morning yoga, salsa lessons, and surfing classes do just that. Our common areas, like the swimming pool, kitchen, and playground with live music and DJ sets on the weekends are perfect for socializing and making friends. Make sure you try the delicious concoctions of our restaurant & bar.

From ocean activities to tours of the jungle, Tamarindo has no shortage of things to do. Learn how to surf, go horseback riding on the beach, or put on a snorkel and mask to head below the water’s surface. You can also go sports fishing and even take a canoe tour through the waters of the Tamarindo Wildlife Refuge. The town, filled with travelers, expats, and locals, has tons of options for eating, drinking, and shopping; no matter what you’re in the mood for, you’ll certainly experience “pura vida” in Tamarindo.

Selina Tamarindo Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 24h 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.
This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.

Taxes not included - 13.00%.
Breakfast not included - $8 for guests - à la carte.

General:

Reception schedule: 6am - 11pm. Beyond this time there is no reception personnel the security guard will help you with your check in.
No curfew.
Pet friendly.
Free Parking (limited spaces)

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 7.3

  • Security 8.7

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 8.0

  • Atmosphere 7.9

  • Cleanliness 6.6

  • Facilities 7.7


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    12 Feb 2020
    The hostel was a great experience! I stayed in a four-person room, there was air-conditioning. I slept very well. There was not much noise. They have workshops every day where you can meet people. I did a cooking class and it was a lot of fun. The pool area is really fun. The beach is very close to the hostel. The layout of the hostel is awesome. The staff were very friendly and helpful!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    24 Feb 2020
    Great hostel great location 2 minute walk to the beach. Could use a mirror in the bathroom of my dorm. Not like other selina's I have stayed at where they come to clean your room they fix up your bed. Was only planning to stay 2 night but ended up staying 4. Awesome place awesome staff and great enviroment.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    31 Jan 2020
    It was great to have AC, good food, beautiful art on the cabins, and close to the beach
    Canada, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    04 Feb 2020
    Only stayed two nights but was very chill and there wasn’t much of a buzz around the hostel. Could have more group activities.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    27 Feb 2020
    Awesome location near the beach, restaurants and bars! More of a party atmosphere. The restaurant and bar at the hostel were quite expensive compared to other restaurants around. Staff were helpful. Great surf lessons done at the hostel! Rooms were ok, beds were kinda uncomfortable compared to other Selinas and bathrooms very updated. But for the location I would recommend!!
    Canada, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    13 Feb 2020
    Another great Selina hostel. Close to the beach. The reception is pretty slow. Bar is expensive as usual but you can buy alcohol at the supermarket and go full send potato in your room. The pool is a nice place to chill and to start drinking for Harambe. The AC in the room was nice, it made me feel like I was in my igloo with my pet moose back home in Canada! Sunset at the beach is awesome, especially for photobombing those instagram models taking pictures. Merci Paul.
    Canada, Male, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    10 Mar 2020
    Great hostel close to the beach, tourist area, very friendly and helpful staff. Very expensive tourist area.
    Canada, Male, 41+
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    12 Feb 2020
    Check in took 45 minutes... staff wasn’t too helpful or friendly (this is a larger hostel, 200 beds). The saving grace was a complementary mango ceviche class and the staff helping out were awesome! Located next to a couple clubs that don’t close till 3-4am and the dorms are definitely not sound proof... the pool and common area were a nice touch for people to hangout at. Overall not bad but not great.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 6.9

    Good

    18 Feb 2020
    Perfect location, couldn’t be closer to the beach! The pool was amazing. The food at the restaurant was good! The common kitchen was not that great but acceptable. The reason I gave a bad rating for security is because there was 4 of us in our room and on our last night the only guy in the room went up my friends shorts while she was asleep. We told the staff and they said they’d kick him out, but didn’t end up doing anything. Very disappointed in the way the staff handled the situation.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 5.7

    Rating

    01 Feb 2020
    When I book a hostel I expect to be able to cook my own meals but couldn’t. The kitchen was absolutely DISGUSTING. The fridges were over packed with bags so nothing was cold, there were mice and cockroaches, the stove was so dirty I couldn’t clean it. There were no cups or cutlery. To top that, we paid for a shared bathroom. It was always open so became public and always filthy too. The pool had a layer of sunscreen film on it. I’ve stayed at Selinas before... never again. All “image”...
    Canada, Couple, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • FLEXIBLENRR
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
Services
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
Entertainment
  • Pool Table


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