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Madre Selva Hostel Hostel

Margarita Dr. Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Fridge Freezer"
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Utensils
  • WiFi

Important Information

Madre Selva Hostel - Policies and Conditions

Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival.

Check in from 14:00 to 22:00 .
Check out before 11:00 .

Early and check out available by arrangement with the property.

Payment upon arrival by cash.
Taxes not included - 13% i will be charged on arrival.

High season rates include breakfast (November - April)
Reception from 8am until 10pmNo curfew.
The maximum period of stay is of 14 days.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00


  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Not Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca?

Contact us directly

Map and Directions


By car from Aeropuerto Sixaola, head northeast and turn right (1.3 km). Turn left toward Route (450 m) and turn left onto Route 36. Pass by Cen Daytonia (on the left in 4.5 km) 18.6 km and turn right onto Calle Margarita (2.6 km) you will arrive at the property.

From San Jose you need to get to the Puerto Viejo or Manzanillo at the South Caribbean side.
You have a few options:
By shuttle - a shuttle service is available every day at 6AM or 2PM from center San Jose or the airport to the hostel entrance. The cost is around $50.
By bus - Direct buses for Puerto Viejo leave from the Terminal de Autobus Atlantico Norte located on Calle 12 between Avenidas 7 and 9 in Barrio Mexico in San Jose. Please make sure you are taking the bust to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca (also known as Puerto Viejo de Limon), the bus company is Transportes Mepe.
If you take the direct bus to Manzanillo, you can get off at the entrance to Magarita Street at Cocles and walk 500 meters till the hostel. The direct bus to Manzanillo leaves once a day at noon.
The direct bus to Puerto Viejo leaves San Jose every two hours starting 6AM. You will get to the bus terminal at Puerto Viejo and will need a taxi or a local bus to the hostel.
The bus takes about 5 hours and cost around $10.

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