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Hostelling International San Diego Downtown

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  • Excellent43%
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  • Average14%
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“gaslamp quarter”(27 reviews)
“private bath”(4 reviews)
“great location”(47 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
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All reviewsgaslamp quarterprivate bathgreat locationdorm roomgreat kitchencommon areasfree breakfastclean sheetsstayed here for nightscentral locationfantastic staythe gas lamp districtenjoyed my staynoiseearplugsnightliferoommates
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Reviewed 9 December 2013

As middle-aged adults, my wife and I have stayed here more times than I can count. The availability of private, en suite rooms and a Gaslamp Quarter location that can't be beat are the foundation. The staff have always, over the years, been great. (But...More

Thank JimM529
Response from norcalitaliana, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 14 December 2013

Always happy to host return guests! No need to hope for an interior room; we will do our best to fill this request as long as it is made in advance! Thank you and safe travels.

Reviewed 6 December 2013

If you want to be near nightlife then this is a good location its right in the heart of the gaslamp quarter of san diego. The issues i have with this place is that there is no free parking for cars you have to pay...More

Thank Hoben01
Response from norcalitaliana, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 11 December 2013

Greetings and thank you for your stay (and taking the time to leave a review!). Parking is definitely at a premium in the downtown area of San Diego. We are fortunate to have several lots/garages in a very close vicinity to our building that will...More

Reviewed 16 November 2013

Great staff, very friendly and helpful with finding my way around the city. I was very pleased with their service. On arrival they let me check in early and gave me my keys, they also provided maps and explained to me I could get discounted...More

Thank Keira J
Response from norcalitaliana, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 22 November 2013

Thank you for the kind words, and I hope we can host you again in the future! Safe travels to you.

Reviewed 4 November 2013

Husband and I stayed for five nights during October and we found the hostel to be one of the best we have stayed in. We are both light sleepers and requested a quiet room if possible and we were given a room overlooking the internal...More

2  Thank Wilma R
Response from norcalitaliana, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 9 November 2013

So glad we could host you. Please come back and visit with us again should your travels bring you back to San Diego.

Reviewed 1 November 2013

Stayed in October with the wife for 3 nights before heading down to Mexico. Booked online with HI Hostels direct. Booked a double with shared bathroom. The room was delightful. Very clean, private sink in room with fresh towels and clean sheets on the large...More

Thank Wilfy84
Response from norcalitaliana, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 9 November 2013

Glad to hear your stay with us was so well-liked. Safe travels and I hope we may host you again!

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$ 47 - US$ 169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$ 47 - US$ 169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NMPate
3 March 2017|
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Response from Judith_AGM | Property representative |
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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ajs202
15 August 2015|
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Response from norcalitaliana | Property representative |
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... More
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"Just the rooms on the kitchen floor would be the best to stay in."
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"2nd floor rooms are great for nearby TV room, laundry room & computers while 3rd floor is practical for..."
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"Private rooms are available!"
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"Get a room away from the street or do NOT stay here. You won't be able to sleep."
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