Students, international students, interns, backpackers, roomates and digital nomads can book cheap dorms and safe private rooms in downtown San José, close to boarding schools, high schools, colleges, halls of residence and universities, close to buses or train stations, airports or major attractions in San José.
First backpackers hostel in Costa Rica. We are independent and locally run, and as such you will get the personal touch not found in big chain hostels. We opened our doors in 2001, and have been the number one meeting spot in the San Jose ever since. A real slice of paradise in the heart of San Jose.
The hostel is located at just 50mts from the actual president residence, and also the best neighbordhood in all over San Jose, the downtown is just at 20 min walk from us, and additional, all the area around is full of stores and supermarkets close by.
We are located just a couple of blocks south of La Sabana Metropolitan Park in San José (Mata Redonda district). Very easy access to/from the airport, San José downtown, Escazu area and more. The hostel is conveniently located half block from "Sabana-Estadio" bus stop, which takes you directly downtown and connects you to any other bus stop in San José. Also, urban train stop is located a few blocks away, connecting you to San José downtown and cities such as Belen, San Pedro, Cartago and more
National Theatre of Costa Rica is 700 m from Selina San José, while Pre-Colombian Gold Museum is 700 m from the property. Galleries, museums, restaurants and nightlife in the surrounding area. The nearest airport is Tobías Bolaños International Airport, 8 km from the property.
The Garden is located in Barrio Dent, it is a very safe, quiet and relaxed neighborhood on the East side of San Jose. Walking distance to University of Costa Rica, Barrio Escalante (full of pubs and restaurants), supermarkets, mall and bus stops. You will wake up to the sound of birds singing! Main bus Terminals are 10 min by car from the Hostel.