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Overview of Selina Jaco

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On the beach, surfing
On the beach, surfing
On the beach, surfing
Outdoor pool
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Selina Jaco

3 out of 5

4.1/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationJaco Beach1 min walk
    Popular LocationNeo Fauna8 min walk
    Popular LocationTeatro Jaco12 min walk
    AirportPuntarenas (JAP-Chacarita)74 min drive

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Bed In Large Dorm

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bunk Bed

Bed In Small Dorm

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bunk Bed

Deluxe Room

5/5 guest room rating
  • 183 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Cylinder Small Room

4.5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Unique Room

No guest room rating
  • 388 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Small Room Shared Bathroom

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Standard Room

4.2/5 guest room rating
  • 172 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Private 6-Bed Room

  • 183 sq ft
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Twin Bunk Beds

4-Bed Dorm Plus

  • 183 sq ft
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bunk Bed

Family Room

  • 183 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Twin Beds and 1 Double Bed

Private 4-Bed Room

  • 183 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Twin Bunk Beds

Standard Twin Room

No guest room rating
  • 172 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

About this area

Jaco

Located in Jaco, Selina Jaco is on the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Jaco Beach and Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Pacific Park. Neo Fauna and El Miro are also worth visiting. Looking to get your feet wet? Kayaking, scuba diving and snorkeling adventures can be found near the property.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Jaco Beach - 1 min walk
  • Neo Fauna - 8 min walk
  • Teatro Jaco - 12 min walk
  • Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Pacific Park - 4 min drive
  • El Miro - 6 min drive

Restaurants

  • Playground — 1 min walk
  • Tsunami Sushi — 3 min walk
  • Lemon Zest — 4 min walk
  • Amancio's — 4 min walk
  • The Coffee Shop — 4 min walk

About this property

Selina Jaco

Ocean-view hostel with a bar/lounge, near Jaco Beach
This smoke-free hostel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a microwave in a common area, a refrigerator in a common area, and a business center are onsite. All 31 rooms offer free WiFi.
Selina Jaco offers 31 accommodations with air conditioning. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access.
Recreational amenities at the hostel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Limited onsite parking
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:30 AM: USD 10 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library
  • No elevators
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Terrace

More

  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

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

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

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

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: USD 10 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 50 per person (one-way)
  • Pet fee: USD 10 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

4.1
Very Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 48 out of 110 reviews
5 - Excellent 44%
Rating 4 - Good. 39 out of 110 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 11 out of 110 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 5 out of 110 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 7 out of 110 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%

4.0/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Traveled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Luego de las 9pm practicamente mandan a todos a su cuarto. Apagan todas las luces de los alrededores. Muy mala experiencia.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Great staff and location.
The staff was great. Food and drink was very overpriced. Almost felt like a retail store at times, which diminished the experience and authenticity a bit. Bathroom could use some updating. Enjoyed the volleyball games during sunset.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
One very cool place to stay in Jaco
The place was very cool sunset was awesome The bar was great bartenders were sweet very helpful The staff at the front desk was awesome even the people who were staying there and there were a lot of people it seemed like the vibe there was just great overall I'd say 8 plus plus plus plus plus plus plus plus
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020