San Jose

Costa Rica

Welcome to the first urban Selina, a hotspot for adventurers, working nomads, hippies, and artists alike. The art, cuisine, nightlife, and spirit of this city will be an energizing, and enjoyable slap on the face full of nouveau Latin flavor. Stroll with Saturday shoppers through the San Jose farmers market, join the crowds in Parque La Sabana, dance the night away, or visit one of the many museums in Costa Rica’s cultural capital.


  • Playground: Restaurant-Bar
  • Free WIFI
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • CoWorking space
  • Yoga deck & lessons
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Tours & transportation
  • Arts & cultural events


Selina San Jose is located in Barrio Otoya, one of the oldest and most vibrant neighborhoods in the city. Features like Selina Home, The Playground, the tour office, and CoWork space add the perfect finishing touch. Stay in our dormitories, standard, deluxe, or private rooms. Suites and family rooms available.

Getting here

From the airport

Take a Tuasa bus to San Jose, cost $1. When you get to San Jose, the hostel is 2 km from the Bus Terminal (about 25 minutes walking throw the main avenue that is cool to see), you can walk or take an Uber around $16. Shuttle available for $15 and private taxi for $30 1 to 4 pax.

From another Selina

Bus or private shuttle to SJ and Uber or walk to the hostel. Our address is Ave 9, Calle 15, infront of Cafe Mundo. Shuttles are around $50

By Bus

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