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Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Selina San José offers pet-friendly accommodations in San José. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant & Bar.

The property offers Roof top Activities center, Wellness, and Pub Crawl also a trendy Co-Work space. Accommodations include dorms, standard rooms and private suites.

Some units include a seating area to relax in after a busy day and there is a shared kitchen at the property. You can play billiards and darts or watch a movie in the Cinema Room at the hostel.

National Theater of Costa Rica is 2,300 feet from Selina San José, while Pre-Colombian Gold Museum is 2,300 feet from the property. Guests can find galleries, museums, restaurants and nightlife in the surrounding area.

The nearest airport is Tobías Bolaños International Airport, 5 mi from the property.

This is our guests' favorite part of San José, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

Selina San Jose has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 13, 2016
Hotel chain/brand: Selina Hotels

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in San José, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.5

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Gluten-free, American

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Standard Room
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Deluxe Room
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Unique Room
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 1. Max children: 1
4-Bed Dorm Plus
  • 2 twin beds and
  • 1 bunk bed
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 1
Family Room
  • 2 twin beds and
  • 1 bunk bed
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Studio Apartment
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 6. Max children: 1
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Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

4 reasons to choose Selina San Jose

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Jade Museum
    0.3 miles
  • Costa Rica National Museum
    0.3 miles
  • Pre-Colombian Gold Museum
    0.4 miles
  • National Theatre of Costa Rica
    0.4 miles
  • National Theatre of Costa Rica
    0.4 miles
  • La California Hospital
    0.4 miles
  • Metropolitan Cathedral
    0.6 miles
  • Museo de los Niños
    0.6 miles
  • San José Central Market
    0.7 miles
  • Hospital Clínica Bíblica
    0.8 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Kula Healthy Bar
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Café Miel
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • San Juan de Dios Hospital
    0.9 miles
  • Metropolitan Hospital Costa Rica
    1 miles
  • La Sabana Metropolitan Park
    2.1 miles
  • National Stadium of Costa Rica
    2.4 miles
  • Parque Diversiones
    4.3 miles
  • Multiplaza Escazú
    5.4 miles
  • City Mall
    10.6 miles
  • Alejandro Morera Soto Stadium
    11 miles
  • Parque Viva
    12.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Irazu Volcano
    6.8 miles
Closest Airports
  • Tobías Bolaños International Airport
    4.8 miles
  • Juan Santamaría International Airport
    9.9 miles
  • Tortuguero Airport
    57.9 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant

Amenities of Selina San Jose Great facilities! Review score, 8.5
Outdoors
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Aerobics Additional charge
  • Live music/Performance
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Stand-up comedy
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Evening entertainment
  • Pool table
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 18 per day.
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Business center Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Yoga classes
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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House rules Selina San Jose takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 1 are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa Selina San Jose accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

AGE POLICIES

Guests must be 18 years or older to stay in a shared dormitory. Guests under 18 years of age
must be accompanied by a family member or a legal guardian (18 years or older) in a private
room.

OTHER GENERAL CONDITIONS

From January 8th 2022, Costa Rica will require all travelers to present proof of vaccination to access Selina and all commercial establishments in the country. Before travel, a Health Pass must be completed by each individual and will generate a QR code which can be used to gain access to all establishments in the country.

The QR code may be presented as a digital or paper copy and will grant entry to hotels, restaurants, bars and casinos, tourist attractions, shops and commercial centers, museums, gyms and spas, religious sites, event halls, theaters, cinemas, and sporting events.

Everyone aged 12 and over must comply with the mandate, while those exempt from presenting the QR code includes children under the age of 12, and those with medical conditions that prevent them from taking the vaccine as confirmed by an official doctor's letter.

Starting December 1st, tourists can receive their QR code after completing the Health Pass online. Please be aware that travel to Costa Rica is only recommended for vaccinated individuals, and tourism services will only be available to those who fit the mandate criteria.

If you have any further questions, please contact our front desk at our Costa Rica locations.

- Smoking: Not permitted at Selina locations. A charge will be billed to guests who
do not comply.

- Coolers: Not permitted at Selina locations.

- Food and drinks: If brought from outside of Selina, it may not be consumed in common
areas, with the exception of the common kitchen.

- Noise: After 11:00 pm, guests must keep noise levels to a minimum in shared
dormitories.

- Pets: Selina is pet friendly! Pet owners are required to book private rooms, as pets are
not permitted in dormitories.

- Towels: For guests staying in dormitories, there is a small towel fee, and a deposit to be
refunded once the towel is returned at check-out.

- Key deposit: Guests in dormitories will be charged a small key deposit to be refunded
once the key is returned at check-out.

- Luggage: Luggage storage is available at reception free of charge for 24 hours.

Please note that pictures are for illustrative purposes, and may differ from the actual contents of the room.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please inform Selina San Jose of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

FAQs about Selina San Jose

  • Selina San Jose offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table
    • Evening entertainment
    • Movie nights
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Live music/Performance
    • Themed dinners
    • Yoga classes
    • Bar crawls
    • Cooking class
    • Bike tours
    • Aerobics
    • Stand-up comedy
    • Happy hour

  • Selina San Jose has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Selina San Jose (subject to availability):

    • Parking

  • Selina San Jose is 0.9 miles from the center of San José.

  • Room options at Selina San Jose include:

    • Single
    • Bed in Dorm
    • Double
    • Suite
    • Dorm Room
    • Family
    • Twin
    • Apartment

  • The prices at Selina San Jose may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at Selina San Jose can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • À la carte

  • Check-in at Selina San Jose is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.