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Overview of Selina Santa Teresa South

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Selina Santa Teresa South

3 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

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

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCarmen Beach3 min walk
    Popular LocationSanta Teresa Beach19 min walk
    Popular LocationPlaya Mal País7 min drive
    AirportTambor (TMU)53 min drive

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Standard Room

  • 151 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Family Room

  • 452 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Two Bedroom Apartment

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Bed in Small Dorm

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bunk Bed

Small Room Shared Bathroom

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Deluxe Room

  • 161 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Private 4-Bed Room

  • 151 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 Single Bunk Beds

About this area

Santa Teresa

Located in Cobano, Selina Santa Teresa South is near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Santa Teresa Beach and Cocal Beach.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Carmen Beach - 3 min walk
  • Santa Teresa Beach - 19 min walk
  • Playa Mal País - 7 min drive
  • Cocal Beach - 13 min drive
  • Hermosa Beach - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • Tambor (TMU) - 48 min drive


  • Restaurante Zula - 4 min walk
  • The Bakery - 4 min walk
  • Product C - 5 min walk
  • Chicken Joe's - 17 min walk
  • Zwart Art Cafe - 4 min drive

About this property

Selina Santa Teresa South

3-star hostel near Santa Teresa Beach
This smoke-free hostel features an outdoor pool, a business centre and a meeting room. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Rooms offer free WiFi and showers.
Selina Santa Teresa South offers 15 forms of accommodation with air conditioning. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the hostel include an outdoor pool.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

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


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

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Outdoor pool


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business centre
  • A meeting room


  • Terrace


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • Shower



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


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 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 are allowed for an extra charge of USD 10 per pet, per night

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • 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

Property is also known as

Selina Santa Teresa South Hostel Cobano
Selina Santa Teresa South Cobano
Selina Santa Teresa Cobano
Selina Santa Teresa Cobano
Selina Santa Teresa South Cobano
Selina Santa Teresa South Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Selina Santa Teresa South Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Cobano

Frequently asked questions

Rating 5 - Excellent. 22 out of 33 reviews
5 - Excellent 67%
Rating 4 - Good. 5 out of 33 reviews
4 - Good 15%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 33 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 33 reviews
2 - Poor 9%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 33 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Business traveller, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Ya había estado en otros Selinas, y este Selina Sur me decepcionó El desayuno que lo pagué al momento de la reserva se debía tomar en Selina Norte lo que implicaba una caminata de 20’ o taxi Si me hubiesen avisado antes de sacar, hubiese elegido no tomarlo He estado en otro hotel en Santa Teresa que por la misma plata (o menos) en habitaciones privada tenía muchos más servicios Agua mineral, toallas sin cargo extra para la piscina, desayuno en el hotel, etc A chequear extra costos antes de contratarlos nuevamente!!!!
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great community & environment with attentive staff
I had an excellent stay here! I came for a few days but I loved my stay so much I ended up extending for two weeks. The staff is incredibly helpful, Hariel and Diego took care of every question and need I had. They help create a good environment of digital nomads with an incredible coworking space and a relaxed and inclusive community. This is especially great when traveling as a solo female traveler. The staff went above and beyond to ensure I had a good stay. Location is excellent, off of the main road with access to a supermarket, many restaurants, and the beach within footsteps. Best sunsets in Costa Rica!
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
I keep coming back to this hotel.
Another great stay at Selina Santa Teresa South! After coming for two weeks I booked a second stay to return for another two weeks here. Between the great coworking community and attentive staff, it's a perfect option for digital nomads or just visitors looking for a week or weekend break to surf and chill. Hariel, Diego and Minerva were really helpful with extending my booking and are always doing extra actions to accomodate guests (for example, when I wanted to buy fresh tuna from the fisherman in Malpais, Hariel arranged everything and purchased it on my behalf). Catalina also helped me with the proper paperwork I needed from the coworking space to arrange business expenses. Thank you to the Selina staff for another great stay!
Stayed 5 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Loved our stay, got amazing check in and service from Hariel at the front desk. Really the most helpful, especially after having a bad experience at a previous hotel. Our room was so clean and comfortable, we had everything we needed here. The property could offer more free coffee and water and more experiences.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

2/5 Poor

Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Crazy how expensive it is for what you get
I paid 180$ for a private room and felt like an insane price for what I got. It didn’t feel that private since window faced people. The tiny shower had a dirty shower curtain. There was no hairdryer (asked for one, but no luck). Bed was very hard, as were pillows. Sheets dirty. Woke up with sunrise since curtains didn’t block light and needed to keep bathroom door open to feel a/c so got bright light from that side too. Also super loud/ no sound proofing so can hear everyone. And no real customer service. I get that it’s a hostel not a hotel, but for 180$ would expect a bit (or a lot) more
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020