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Hostelling International San Diego Downtown

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  • Excellent43%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“gaslamp quarter”(27 reviews)
“private bath”(4 reviews)
“great location”(47 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
1 Star Hotel
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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...More

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Response from Jessica Q, Front Office Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 26 December 2016

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...More

Reviewed 5 December 2016

I really love this hostal, is cheap, confy and super clean! <3 the staff is really really nice , they help you in everything they can. It`s near everything, really everything, (malls, supermarkets, drug stores, bars, restaurant, padres stadium, etc). I met really interesting people...More

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Response from Judith_AGM, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 6 December 2016

Thank you for the kind words! We are really glad you had a great stay and we hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I went there with friends for a few days and hired two rooms, as soon as we got there we were greeted with an awesome vibe and people around us. There were cute swings for us to sit on and cool artwork to look at...More

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Response from Judith_AGM, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 6 December 2016

Thank you for the amazing review! Please think of us again on your next visit to San Diego.

Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This place is just for sleeping only but my experience was terrible. On the same building , there was a pub with noisy aloud music all night till after midnight . Downtown location is not the advantages.Homelesses strolled around the area, sometimes did bizarre things....More

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Response from Judith_AGM, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 6 December 2016

Thank you for your candid review. Might I recommend our sister location in the quiet residential area of Point Loma.

Reviewed 15 November 2016

I loved this hostel. The staff was great. The kitchen was great. The people were great. The rooms where great. The wifi was pretty good. It was clean and had an elevator. Also had a big selection of tour options or ideas on where to...More

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Response from Judith_AGM, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 16 November 2016

Thank you for all your kind words! We love to read reviews like yours. Enjoy the rest of your travels and visit us again soon!

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$ 48 - US$ 169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$ 48 - US$ 169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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