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All properties in La Fortuna, Alajuela (province), Costa Rica
1 room, 2 adults

Selina La Fortuna , La Fortuna

3-star3 stars
Avenida 325, Provincia de Alajuela, La Fortuna, 21007, Costa Rica

Mountain hostel in La Fortuna with outdoor pool and restaurant
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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  • Modern, funky, fun place to stay. Comfortable bed and pillows. We stayed in the deluxe…Feb 10, 2020
  • Extremely expensive. The tent is super tiny and cost around $150 per night. The picture…Jan 3, 2020

Selina La Fortuna , La Fortuna

from $56
  • Bed In Small Dorm
  • Bed In Large Dorm
  • Standard Room
  • Deluxe Room
  • Tepee Tent
  • Small Room
  • Private 6 Bed Room

What’s around Selina La Fortuna , La Fortuna


  • In a national park
  • Arenal Adventure World - 22 min walk
  • Costa Rica Chocolate Tour - 31 min walk
  • Arenal Volcano National Park - 2.8 mi / 4.4 km
  • Ecoglide Arenal Park - 2.6 mi / 4.3 km
  • Ecotermales Fortuna - 3 mi / 4.9 km
  • Chato Volcano - 3 mi / 4.9 km
  • La Fortuna Waterfall - 3.6 mi / 5.8 km

Getting around

  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 124 min drive
  • La Fortuna (FON-Arenal) - 4 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 27 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 6 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 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property for check-in instructions.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only) *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • 1 per room (up to 18 lbs)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Billiards or pool table
Working away
  • Business center
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Freshen up
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Onsite venue - This diner specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Selina La Fortuna , La Fortuna’s small print

Also known as

  • Selina Fortuna Hostel
  • Selina Fortuna
  • Selina La Fortuna Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
  • Selina La Fortuna La Fortuna
  • Selina La Fortuna Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Selina La Fortuna Hostel/Backpacker accommodation La Fortuna


For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

Optional extras

Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 10 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 10 per pet, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Selina La Fortuna , La Fortuna

  • Is there a pool at Selina La Fortuna ?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Selina La Fortuna ?
    Yes, cats and dogs are welcome, with a limit of 1 per room and maximum weight of 18 lbs per pet. There's a charge of USD 10 per pet, per night.
  • Is parking offered at Selina La Fortuna ?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Selina La Fortuna ?
    You can check in from 3 PM to 10 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Selina La Fortuna ?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves local and international cuisine.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 115 reviews

Good 6.0
It’s a hostel
This is a hostel, not a hotel so make sure your aware of that before booking. In our experience people were very loud and constantly slamming doors in the hallway. The towels have orange/brown stains supposedly because other guest take them to the springs. If this is the case then it’s not the hotels fault. The staff is very nice except for the guys at the front desk at night, not friendly, not welcoming and not helpful (don’t have their names) The rooms are ok and kind of small. The common area feels dirty and it’s always crowded, so if you are there to meet people it’s a good thing. The location is great.
Benita, us3 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Weekend stay
We came for a few days while visiting the area. I didn't realize it was going to be so quiet. We thought it might be a bit rowdier but it was good for what we needed. Big focus on working remote and tourism. I would go back for a weekend for sure.
us2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Awesome experience!
Our stay at Selina was excellent. We stayed at the tepes and they are magical, lovely and totaly recommended. I have a toursim tours company called Spotin tours in Puerto Rico so to me customer service is a must. The crew at Selina was a 10/10 as they did a great job. Very good location.
Bryan, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great Environment and Location - Staff Not So Much
Great environment and location. Really enjoyed our visit in La Fortuna. Staff was not very welcoming or friendly, but the rest of our experience was great.
Charles, us2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
A must when you travel to Costa Rica!
Well...SELINA hotels have just become our favorites around the globe! Each one of them offers eclectic rooms and very originals! The guests create a great vibe having drinks together and playing board games, volleyball and many other activities! It is also clean, spacious bedrooms and perfect wifi and aircon! The breakfast are perfect and big and their own brewed beer cannot be missed!
Roque, us1 night romance trip
Fair 4.0
The staff is pretty rude and not able to help in many occasions. Their facilities are great (cinema room, pool, bonfire pit). The restaurant won’t let you sit with your food. The kitchen is usually messy and dirty. Shared bathrooms are pretty small.
us1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Fun at selina
Amazing time! Fun place to stay! great food:) Chill and friendly atmosphere. Had a great experience here, that we booked selina in another location as well!
edith, us1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Gorgeous hotel / hostel / coworking space conveniently located in La Fortuna. Helpful, friendly staff who can organize excursions and give good recommendations of what to do in the area. I stayed in one of the teepees and had a fabulous glamping experience, with the pool, restaurant and amenities just steps away. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting the area as a great value and good place to stay if you want to meet other adventure seekers!
Abigail, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great stay in La Fortuna
The hostel was very clean and well decorated. The bar/restaurant is convenient, but a little overpriced for breakfast. The staff is very friendly and easy to communicate with. I highly recommend this hostel!
us1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Beautiful Salina!
A great hostel with almost everything a reasonable person could want, all at a great price. Loads of the young and adventurous, but even an old dude like me can enjoy a beautiful spot like Selina 😁
Kell, us6 night trip

Selina La Fortuna , La Fortuna

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