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.


Start with a walking tour, stop for coffee, and find your new favorite outfit: in cosmopolitan San Jose, there’s a wealth of activities to choose from.

Getting here

From the airport

Arrive at the SJO airport and take one of the black & white TUASA buses to the last stop. From there, take a taxi ($4) to Selina San Jose or walk to the end of the Central Avenue to find the Yellow House. When you reach the Yellow House, take the first left entrance and you will see our location.

From another Selina

Book a shuttle from Jaco, La Fortuna, Manuel Antonio, Tamarindo, Puerto Viejo, San Juan del Sur, or Santa Teresa under the Explore tab.

By bus

Take a bus to San Jose. When you arrive, walk to the end of the Central Avenue where you will find the Yellow House. Take the first left entrance and you will see our location.

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