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Hostelling International San Diego Downtown

Hostelworld.comUS$ 73*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I was at the hostel to attend a conference. I stayed in a four-bed female only dormroom that unfortunately did not have a wash basin. This would have been handy to eliminate the trip to the washroom for brushing teeth. The washrooms are clean, provide enough hot water and shampoo. The staff is amazing and helped out when I had...

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

I stayed here alone, sharing a room with around 5 other girls. This hostel is perfect if you're travelling alone. Staff are really friendly and willing to help with any problems you have. Location is in walking distance of everything, only downside is that it can get really noisy of a night time because it is really close to Gas...

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Judith_AGM, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

We are really glad you enjoyed your stay! We hope to see you again in the future :)

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

One night only but well worth it! I took the aeroport bus (992; short ride) and walked over to this easy-to-find location in the midst of the action. The staff were open and helpful. I was impressed with how close it was to WALK to things I liked: a frugal-friendly grocer, a kickass Mexican restaurant, a bike store or two,...

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Judith_AGM, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your review!! We are really glad that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again in the future!

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This is a hostel that have tons of details thought for travelers. Every day they organize a special tour, good enough breakfast (the best exception was that for 2 days the juice machine wasn't working). The price is smilar to a hotel with no housekeeping. Computer with free internet, gameroom, elevator, and lovely decor! Would be back for sure!

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Judith_AGM, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

We are so glad to here you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope to see you again in the future! Cheers,

Norfolk, Virginia
Reviewed 28 December 2016

SHABBOS FRIENDLY! Unable to open the room door or take the elevator during for religious reasons, the staff helped me to not break Shabbos. Hot water dispenser in the kitchen made a cup of tea possible (they provide dishes but it's easy bring your own paper cup/bowl, etc). Easy 2 block walk to Chabad Downtown! They provide lockers (and sell...

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Judith_AGM, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review! We always try to make sure that our guests needs are met. We look forward to seeing you again in the future!

Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Cool hostel. Fun vibe. Awesome set up for travellers. Kitchen is a bonus and lots of activities. Make sure you're either very tired and have ear plugs or you ask for a room NOT on street side. We had a room and could hear every sneeze on the street. Staff were happy to help us move to a better room...

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Judith_AGM, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! The Gaslamp is quiet lively and therefore can be noisy. If you stay with us again, please call ahead and we'll gladly reserve you in an interior room :-). Cheers, HI-San Diego Downtown

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I was amazed at how clean and beautiful this hostel was. There were plenty of bathrooms. I came here for the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting in November and got to meet other neuroscientists in the common areas. It's only an 8-minute walk from the convention center and near Ralph's. My only concern was that the hostel's website says that...

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Jessica Q, Front Office Manager at Hostelling International San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for the glowing review! We are really glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. I also want to thank you for the feedback on the breakfast. We are always looking for areas where we can improve. We look forward to seeing you again when the convention is back in town :-) - HI-San Diego Downtown

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We’re here to help you with the most central and accessible hostel in San Diego. Let our award winning staff ensure you receive the most comfortable and enjoyable hostel stay you’ve ever had. We offer a myriad of free tours and activities, and all of our beds are Tempur-Pedic mattresses. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostelling International San Diego Downtown

Address: 521 Market St, San Diego, CA 92101
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: ₹ 2,825 - ₹ 11,750 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Hostelling International San Diego Downtown 1.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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Judith_AGM Property representative
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Hi,

Check-in time is anytime after 3pm. In a private room it is possible to check-in late in the evening. Just make sure to contact us before so that we can expect your arrival.

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Warsaw, Poland
over a year ago
norcalitaliana San Diego, California Property representative
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Greetings ajs202,

There is parking nearby. The two closest parking options are the Park It On Market garage (on Market between 6th and 7th), and the LAZ Parking Lot (on Market between 7th and 8th). The Garage parking is 24 hours, and you pay when you take your car out, so it is typically $15-$20 for a 24-hour period depending on when you take you car in and out. The Parking Lot is typically $9-$12 for a 10-hour period of time. With the lot, you can only pay for 10 hours of parking at a time, and you pay upon arrival the kiosks located in the lot.

All the best and safe travels!

Amelia Barrett, AGM

HI--Downtown San Diego

521 Market St. 92101

(619)525.1531

 

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over a year ago
over a year ago
norcalitaliana San Diego, California Property representative
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Hello, we do have private rooms with private en suite bathrooms. Otherwise, bathrooms are outside of the room but are almost all single occupancy (one person in them at a time).

Safe Travels,

Amelia B.

over a year ago

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