Selina are all about an upscale hostel experience with activities, in-house bar and restaurants, and even CoWorking spaces.
We teamed up with Selina Hostels to bring the Hostelgeeks Community more unique hostels and experiences. If you love the 5 Star Hostels, you will love Selina!
Hostelgeeks readers also receive an exclusive 5% Discount on all Selina Hostels worldwide.
Where are Hostels of Selina located?
You can find Selina Hostels in the following countries:
- Mexico and USA
- Central America (Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama)
- South America (Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Brazil, Argentina)
- Europe (Portugal, Greece, Athens, Austria, United Kingdom)
They have so many locations, so we decided to create a map for you. It is much easier really.
Can you currently travel and stay at Selina? (Covid Talk)
Yes, you can currently stay at the accommodations worldwide. Countries like Mexico, USA, Portugal and Costa Rica are open and you can find flights to get there. In fact, Selina is a very popular choice and can be even sold out.
Therefore, last minute bookings might be not possible. Check as early as you can – once you have your dates and flight sorted – at Selina.com
Selina also implement many healthy and advanced cleaning protocols. For instance, the check-in is completely contact-less. Their new protocols are being reassessed daily according to local government guidelines. They are completely prepared to adapt protocols accordingly.
Important: If you need a COVID test before leaving Selina, they have got you covered! Head to the front desk and the staff will help you to schedule your test.
Please make sure you check your personal requirements. iVisa.com is a great resource to see how you can currently travel to countries like Mexico and Costa Rica.
Selina Hostels in Mexico can be found from Cancún to Tulum as well as the West Coast and Mexico City.
Our personal favorite Selina Hostel is the one in Tulum. It is located directly at the beach. It comes with a swimming pool, a hip bar, a restaurant serving delicious, Mexican food and of course, plenty of activities. Who is up for the next Yoga class?
You can stay at Selina Mexico in:
- Cancun (Downtown and Hotel Zone)
- Playa del Carmen
- Islas Mujeres
- Mexico City
- Puerto Escondido
- San Miguel de Allende
Find all Selina Hotels in Mexico here.
Selina Costa Rica
The Selina Hostels around Costa Rica are super popular, and even travelers not staying here come over for a drink. Learn how to surf in Nosara and explore the countries impressive nature around Monteverde. You can find Selina Hotels all over the country.
Our personal favorite is Selina Jaco. Come for the surfing, sleep in the stylish tubes and stay for the lifestyle. LOVED it!
- La Fortuna
- Manuel Antonio
- Puerto Viejo
- San José
- Santa Teresa North
- Santa Teresa South
Find all Selina Hotels in Costa Rica here.
The Selina USA destinations are all about parties, city breaks, remore work and culture. Sounds good, right? With properties in some of the best cities in the states, you can expect a luxurious getaway that won’t break the bank.
Here are all of the Selina USA destinations:
- Catahoula New Orleans
- Chelsea New York City
- Commodore Astoria
- Miami Gold Dust
- Miami River
From jungle lodges to surf culture and sunrise raves by the ocean – the Selina hostel collection in Ecuador offers something for every kind of traveller.
It’s easy to discover the Andes Mountains, learn to surf and enjoy some awesome city parties all from the luxury accommodation of Selina Ecuador. The only downside is having to choose one! That’s why we suggest backpacking Ecuador for at least a few weeks.
Here are all of the destinations Selina can be found in Ecuador:
- Amazon Tena
Visiting Colombia offers you the chance to discover beaches in Cartagena, coffee plantations in Quindio and colonial architecture of Bogota. Not to mention the opportunity to stay right on the beach in Palomino!
Selina Colombia is full of goodies for the adventurous traveller: swimming pools, yoga, CoWork and quick access to excellent local parties – the list goes on.
Selina can be found in these Colombian destinations:
- Bogota, Chapinero
- Bogota, La Candelaria
- Bogota, Parque de la 93
- Villa de Leyva
Who stays at Selina Hostels?
Anyone who enjoys a cool and unique hostel can be found here. Since the accommodations are well-designed, offer fun activities and more often than not a unique location, these hostels are popular both for short-term and long-term travelers.
Usually you have a wide mix of
- digital nomads
Who does not stay at Selina: Super budget backpacker do not stay here. Selina comes usually with a higher price tag, yet it includes so many perks that it’s worth it. Yet again, if you are on a very tight budget, Selina might be out of that range.
Whether you are a digital nomad, a travel-addict, an adventurous backpacker, or a surfer looking for paradise, Selina are the right place. From global cities to urban hubs, remote locations, and off-the-grid destinations, develop a deeper connection with the world when you stay at Selina.
With rooms to suit high-end travelers, backpackers, solo explorers, and groups, they provide an accommodation solution for every budget. From luxury lofts to comfortable suites, micro-rooms, and even hammocks, embrace the option to stay your way.
The Ultimate Hostel Experience
More than anything, Selina provides its guests with an unparalleled experience. It gives travelers the best places to go, activities to do, rooms to stay. It allows nomads to live their lives in absolute authentic experience as they travel and work abroad indefinitely.
Selina uses its broad knowledge of the local community and culture in more than 60 destinations worldwide. From the urban lifestyle to the heart of the Amazon forest, they make sure that they are getting everything and more of what you paid for. They take wanderlust to a level of their own.
Selina is one of the best hostels chains in the world as far as we’re concerned.
How to book Selina Hostels?
You can book them all on the major booking portals like Hostelworld and Booking.com. We wrote a complete guide on the best hostel booking sites with all its pros and cons. You can also use Hostelz.com to compare hostels prices at Selina and any other hostel worldwide. It is a free website to use and you can save good money.
Additionally, you can book your accommodation directly at Selina.com, the official website. Here we have received a special discount code for our readers. You can apply this 5% discount only on their official website.
Other advantages are:
- easy to cancel
- best price guarantee on their website
Especially with the Hostelgeeks discount, you will for sure score the best price with them at Selina.com. However, it is always worth it to check out the major booking platforms too.
Selina Promo Code for our Readers
We got you an exclusive 5% promo code for Selina Hostels and Hotels on all reservations. This discount code is valid for purchases made this year and 2022.
5% Promo Code for Selina
Discount Code: HOSTEL-GEEKS
valid at Selina.com
How to apply?
- Visit the official website selina.com
- Choose your date and package
- Apply the discount on the payment page
That’s it! 🤓 🎉
Important: The discount cannot be applied to the CoLiving offer. This offer is already a bargain due to the Covid-19 situation. Thanks for understanding!
Special Offers for CoLiving at Selina (30 days from $405)
Have you heard of the CoLiving concept? You can basically stay on a monthly basis at all Selina accommodations for a discounted rate. It is a month-by-month rental program starting from just $405/month. You can additionally use all the CoWorking spaces as well as join their activities and get discounts at the bar, restaurant and other extras.
We wrote a detailed article on how Selina CoLiving works.
Instead of staying in a boring Airbnb, you can stay at an exciting hotel and CoWorking space and get all the benefits.
What is included?
- Accommodation (dorm, micro double room, standard double room or suite)
- Unlimited use of CoWorking area
- Free daily wellness class
- Restaurant discounts and more!
- Flexible living between beautiful locations across the globe
- Live in up to 3 locations around the world per month
How does it work?
Visit selina.com/colive and check their prices. Prices depend on the destination. For instance, Central America is usually cheaper than Europe.
- Pick a region e.g. Central America
- Pick your room type
- Pay a $100 dollar deposit
Good to know: all Selina Hostels are pet friendly!
Selina vs Other Hostels
Below you find our detailed hostel guides for all major cities and destinations in the world. We compare only the absolute 3 best hostels in each destination. After all, you only need ONE great hostel!
We compare Selina vs other hostels in cities like Tulum, Lima and Athens.
Friendly reminder: The discount code for Selina is applicable at all of their hostels!