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Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 23 March 2014 via mobile

Spent 4 nights at H.I. The location makes this hostel worth it. The property needs some updating but it works. It's close to many downtown restaurants and bars. It can get loud, late at night with guests coming late. The staff was friendly and helpful. Breakfast is simple and good as well.

Thank PuraVida6
Jenny W, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! I believe this review is for our Downtown location, I will make sure to pass it on to them. Cheers, Jenny

Painesville, Ohio
Reviewed 9 March 2014

The staff was thorough in explaining how things work and what was expected. The rooms and bunks were very adequate. Meals were fun and very good. Location made it easy to get to local restaurants, library bars and downtown.

Thank la24236_13
Jenny W, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed our meals. We hope to see you again next time you are in town. Cheers, Jenny

Jamaica Plain, MA
Reviewed 22 February 2014

This hostel is.... - in a quiet neighborhood - quiet but very warm/welcoming in general - IMPECABLE CLEAN - Well equipped with anything you need- coffee, tea, pancakes, TV, extra blankets, hot showers, very cozy matresses, ping pong table.... - Beautiful- the pictures are true to the experience - great for hanging out- the kitchen is big, they have a...

Thank Maria F
Jenny W, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma, responded to this review

What an amazing review. Thanks! We are working on the water pressure issue. We are hoping we can get the best of both worlds in our newly remodeled bathroom. Cheers, Jenny

Reviewed 20 February 2014 via mobile

I went to San Diego on a small budget with a few friends and we couldn't ask for more! For $25 per person the hostel was a bargain! The staff were welcoming and the community really warm. With a piano, a pingpong table, kitchen, and an ATM, I couldn't ask for more.

Thank ShunYang
Jenny W, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your great review! We hope to see you all back again soon. Cheers, Jenny

Reviewed 1 February 2014

Throughout my travels, I always wanted to take advantage of the savings of staying at a hostel. Yet, I am definitely not the stereotypical gone wild/binge drinking traveler that hostels are equated. Still, I am a part of the growing sector of travelers reconsidering hostels now that they are expanding their services to take into account families and non-partying guests....

Thank CuriousTrvl
Jenny W, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this 5 star rating! I am so glad you gave us a try and will be coming back again. Next time you are here we will have an expanded breakfast, WiFi in all the rooms, and a newly renovated woman's bathroom. Cheers, Jenny

Long Beach, California
Reviewed 6 December 2013

I've been staying here quite a few times when deciding to do an extended stay in san diego. The area its located in is a great neighborhood much quieter then staying downtown, but in regards to nightlife there is nothing here since its in a residential neighborhood. Really to get around if you are staying here you need a car...

Thank Hoben01
Southwest Colorado
Reviewed 5 December 2013

2nd stay at this hostel, both were good experiences. I felt quite safe. The place is clean. The staff are very warm and helpful. This hostel has a fabulous kitchen with all the "upgrades." Beds are very comfortable. Loudness of nearby airport is a detraction, but planes stop between 10pm & 6 or 6:30 ish a.m. & hostel is relatively...

2Thank Lolo R
Chatou, France
Reviewed 17 November 2013

First hostel with my friends during our road trip in California. The hostel is great, the accommodations are clean and modern - a huge kitchen, a TV room very comfy where we spent quite a long time because of the rain in May, and a patio perfect for sunny days. Warm welcome. Far away from downtown without a car, and...

Thank MarionV31
Tczew, Poland
Reviewed 26 October 2013

THIS is the best hostel in the world I've ever stayed at! NO KIDDING! What's more, it's better than all the hotels I've stayed at and I mean it [I've stayed in some 5-star ones as well...] You feel like at home here! It's nice, friendly, clean, with carpets on the floors, bedside lamps next to each bed as well...

Thank christiano_10
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 23 September 2013

Point Loma is staffed by super people! It's super clean, the rooms are so bright, great linens, comfy beds, and clean. It's alcohol free and a 10:00pm quiet time is enforced. The gourmet kitchen was a nice surprise. Make your own pancakes and free coffee are provided daily. I didn't make it to any of the dinners they hold. I...

1Thank Mark N

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come Chill in our Air-conditioned hostel featuring a laid-back atmosphere with a beautiful, sunny courtyard complete with table tennis, gas BBQ, and plenty of spots to relax. There is also a large, open kitchen that's perfect for cooking and sharing your favorite meals and a comfy, spacious lounge with a big screen smart TV that you can stream Netflix on. FREE WIFI throughout building. Weekly dinners, barbecues, and Taco Crawls are conducted by helpful hostel staff. The Point Loma Hostel is located two miles from San Diego's famous Ocean Beach in the relaxed neighborhood of Point Loma. Ocean Beach and its accompanying nightlife, cafes, restaurants, shops and weekly Farmer's Market are just a short 5 min drive/bus ride or 20 min walk away. Nearby, Sea World and Mission Bay are just a 5 minute drive or 20 minute bus ride away. Balboa Park, with its museums and the world famous San Diego Zoo, and Downtown San Diego are 15 or 30 minutes away by car and bus respectively. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma

Address: 3790 Udall St, San Diego, CA 92107-2414
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Point Loma
Price Range: ₹ 2,198 - ₹ 7,046 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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“all rooms seem to be relatively quiet”
  • outdoor patio table
  • outdoor patio table
holysmile24, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best views with some quieter rooms after 11:00 PM PDT.”
DennisAlabaso, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“good pricing”
claudeth padres, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
“If you can afford it take one of the private rooms.”
sandnsun4ever, 5 Aug 2015 | Read review
“If you want a private room, you may have to pay more. I did. It was still less than a cheap hotel.”
paolipam, 23 Apr 2015 | Read review
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