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1 room, 2 adults

Selina Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio

3-star3 stars
Kilometro 5, Puntarenas, Manuel Antonio, 6350, Costa Rica

Mountain hostel with outdoor pool, near Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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  • Had to cancel and possibly lost the reservation money. Bathroom had to be shared if we…Feb 24, 2020
  • Light bulb was not working in bathroom, fan did not work consistently in small bedroom Jan 27, 2020

Selina Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio

from $56
  • Bed in Small Dorm
  • Bed in Large Dorm
  • Small Room
  • Standard Room
  • Deluxe Room
  • Unique Room
  • Suite Room
  • Small Twin Room
  • Bed in 4-Bed Dormitory Room - Ensuite
  • Private 8 Bed Room

What’s around Selina Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio


  • In a national park
  • Manuel Antonio National Park - 1 min walk
  • Playa La Macha - 40 min walk
  • La Selvita - 22 min walk
  • Playitas Beach - 25 min walk
  • Biesanz Beach - 29 min walk
  • Manuel Antonio Nature Park & Wildlife Refuge - 35 min walk
  • Manuel Antonio Beach - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km

Getting around

  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 161 min drive
  • Quepos (XQP) - 16 min drive
  • Airport pick-up service

At a glance

Key facts


  • 40 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - 11 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
Airport shuttle service is available on request from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

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


  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only) *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Local cuisine breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
Working away
  • Business center
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

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

Special features


Playground - This restaurant specializes in regional cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Selina Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio’s small print

Also known as

  • Selina Manuel Antonio Hostel
  • Selina Manuel Antonio Costa Rica
  • Selina Manuel Antonio Manuel Antonio
  • Selina Manuel Antonio Hostel/Backpacker accommodation


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 30.0 per night

Local cuisine 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

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 54 per person

Airport shuttle service for children costs USD 54

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 Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio

  • Is there a pool at Selina Manuel Antonio?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Selina Manuel Antonio?
    Yes, cats and dogs are welcome. There's a charge of USD 10 per pet, per night.
  • Is parking offered at Selina Manuel Antonio?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Selina Manuel Antonio?
    Yes, a shuttle from the airport to the hotel is available from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM on request. The charge is USD 54 per person.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Selina Manuel Antonio?
    You can check in from 3 PM to 11 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • What is there to do near Selina Manuel Antonio?
    Recommended spots to visit include Manuel Antonio National Park (1-min walk) and La Selvita (1.1 mi), along with Playitas Beach (1.3 mi) and Biesanz Beach (1.5 mi).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Selina Manuel Antonio?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves regional cuisine.

Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 167 reviews

Poor 2.0
No sleep stay at Selina
First of all I want to give Joanna and Jose 5 stars for their service. Other than that the hotel room is dirty and they put a nice private room right by the club where party starts at 10pm and ends the next morning. Which means if you want to sleep? Good luck! The shower has no curtain so each time we showered the entire floor became wet. They don’t clean the floor, so dirty all black! Oh the A/C sometimes blow out warm air so we sweat and wokeup in middle of the night. This is the hottest party hotel in Manuel Antonio. Good for party kids. Suggest Selina to separate your dorms from your expensive private rooms location.
us3 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Choose your room wisely
Property was great.... pools, restaurant.. toucans and monkeys and they offer Yoga classes in a beautiful outdoor jungle studio Be careful which room you choose. We had the opportunity to see the regular room and the deluxe.. major difference. Go with deluxe unless your using a shared room/hostel.
Theresa, us1 night trip
Good 6.0
Good location. Good vibes. Cool style. Same filthy conditions I’ve experienced at every Selina :(
us4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Love this hotel
us3 night romance trip
Good 6.0
Private room did not meet expectations.
The reviews for the hostel and pictures for the private room were misleading. I was disappointed by the condition of the room. The bathroom was especially out of date and we didn’t not feel comfy in the room. The reviews for the hostel are good but I think it is because most people stay in dorm rooms that are renovated more frequently.
Ami, us2 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Fun Property with flexible accommodations options
Had a good stay here–enjoyed the pools and the yoga class in the morning! I went on a Sunday evening so there was a fun crowd and music, but things were not too loud or wild. : ) Nice place!
us1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Resort-like hostel in Manuel Antonio
I stayed in a private room with shared shower.. room was basic, but clean and with a comfortable bed with multiple outlets and A/C. Shared bathroom was basic but shower doors need locks to be fixed - otherwise meets my basic needs. The resort has multiple pools, most popular one was the one next to the bar and lobby/reception. One night they had a live band perform Latin music and the following night was karaoke night. Good ambiance and offers good nightlife that ends at 12mn. Overall, beautiful poperty that also offers wellness activities (yoga for $10) and a "co-work" space for digital nomads.
JENNIFER, us2 night trip
Good 6.0
Expensive for a 2-star location.
We each got Standard Rooms. Cement floor and shared showers and toilet in the external corridor. Check in was a challenge. We had booked 2 rooms, 2 nights; and like the couple who checked in ahead of us who had booked a multi-night stay (they thru Expedia) were told that we had to check out at 11am and check in to another room at 3pm as contiguous night stays in the same rooms were not available. They say it is the fault of the 3rd party (Expedia or who claim availability of multi-night rooms, and not their fault. (same happens to people who think they will be sharing a multi-bed dorm with their friends - it’s not guaranteed). Most ridiculous thing I ever heard. Luckily they were able to keep us in same room. Rates were very expensive as it was Christmas week. $240/night whereas it’s normally $80. And breakfast not included in the rate. Otherwise, great location. It’s also the only nightlight option after 10pm in Manuel Antonio so non residents show up at the bar. Plenty of cabs outside who will take you to the beach or to Quepos for c5000.
Brian, us2 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
It was amazing staying here!!!! Staff are friendly and the vibe was dope. The parking situation is tandem parking though so be careful about when you plan trips somewhere and u want to leave early - they don’t always have the phone number to the person blocking you!
us3 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
The best Hostal in Manuel Antonio
was incredible super great atention
Ricardo, us2 night trip

Selina Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio

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