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1 room, 2 adults

Selina Jaco, Jaco, Costa Rica

3-star3 stars
Calle Alice, 100 South and 50, West of Cruz Roja, Jaco, Puntarenas, 61101, Costa Rica

3-star beachfront hostel with outdoor pool, near Jaco Beach
  • Free WiFi
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  • The staff was great. Food and drink was very overpriced. Almost felt like a retail store…Mar 21, 2020
  • The place was very cool sunset was awesome The bar was great bartenders were sweet very…Mar 3, 2020

Selina Jaco, Jaco, Costa Rica

from P2,163
  • Bed In Small Dorm
  • Bed In Large Dorm
  • Small Room
  • Standard Room
  • Deluxe Room
  • Unique Room
  • Cylinder Small Room
  • Twin Room
  • Family Room
  • 4-Bed Dorm Plus
  • Private 4-Bed Room

What’s around Selina Jaco, Jaco, Costa Rica


  • On the beach
  • Jaco Beach - 1 min walk
  • Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Pacific Park - 36 min walk
  • Neo Fauna - 8 min walk
  • Teatro Jaco - 12 min walk
  • El Miro - 40 min walk
  • Herradura Beach - 6.4 mi / 10.3 km
  • Hermosa Beach - 3.5 mi / 5.7 km

Getting around

  • Tambor (TMU) - 28 miles/45 km
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 31 rooms


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 10:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Freshen up
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi

Special features


Playground - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

Selina Jaco, Jaco, Costa Rica’s small print

Also known as

  • Selina Jaco Hostel
  • Selina Jaco Costa Rica
  • Selina Jaco Jaco
  • Selina Jaco Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Selina Jaco Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Jaco


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CRC 10 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CRC 10 per pet, per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of CRC 50 per person (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Selina Jaco, Jaco, Costa Rica

  • Does Selina Jaco offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Selina Jaco does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is there a pool at Selina Jaco?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Selina Jaco?
    Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of CRC 10 per pet, per night.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Selina Jaco?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Selina Jaco?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Selina Jaco?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is CRC 50 per person one-way.

Recent reviews

Very good 8.2 From 101 reviews

Fair 4.0
This hotel was not clean and the condition was terrible. If it wasn’t for the very friendly surf instructor I would have asked for a refund. We had a private room and it was in terrible condition - poorly maintained.
Tim, ca1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Great value for price.
us2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Relaxing and affordable.
The cylinder is fun for just one night, otherwise pick a traditional room. Convenient location and nice staff. Quiet and relaxing off season.
us3 night trip
Fair 4.0
Friendly people property under construction in poo
kevin, us3 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Get out from behind your desk job
All the staff were very friendly, very helpful, and very pleasant to be around. They were always willing to help out! It was a fantastic experience overall.
Dale, us6 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great staff just what you need nothing more. Clean
small rooms but everything you need to go to the beach surf and come home to crash. Shower were clean and just what you expect out of a hostel. Staff was were this place shined. Great for solo travels if you need to practice your Spanish and get some good vibes going while tele working and surfing. Pura Vida
Abdulaziz, us1 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Good vibe, but checkin not great
I asked for early checkin, for a group of six-2 months before. Did not get it upon arrival, and we ended up waiting 3 hours for our rooms,
Rytasha, us1 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
The outdoor area is awesome. The pool and outdoor bar was really thought out. The beach is located right on the property. The rooms are okay. They look cheap and they have no hot water. Extremely cold. Literally had to bend my body so it wasn’t in the water. Bed was old.
Nick, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
A must when you travel to Costa Rica!
Well...SELINA hotels have just become our favorites around the globe! Each one of them offers eclectic rooms and very originals! The guests create a great vibe having drinks together and playing board games, volleyball and many other activities! It is also clean, spacious bedrooms and perfect wifi and aircon! The breakfast are perfect and big and their own brewed beer cannot be missed!
Roque, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
The only place to stay in Jaco.
This is the only place to stay in Jaco. The property has a pool and bar/restaurant right on the beach, which is spectacular. Food and drinks were fabulous, and the accommodations were more than adequate, especially for the price. There were some issues because the hotel was undergoing some renovations. However. The management and staff go above and beyond to make sure that their guests are happy. The property is beautiful, with gardens, and the beach, but what makes this place great is the management and staff. Even with the minor issues it's still 5 star, especially for the price.
Jerry, us7 night trip

Selina Jaco, Jaco, Costa Rica

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