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Beach Bungalow Hostel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Such a great time there!! Just in front of the beach, situation is ideal, staff is great and very helpful!! I met great and interesting people there, and I am definitely looking forward to come back there!

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Thank katiegillot
Bobby M, Manager at Beach Bungalow Hostel, responded to this review

So glad to hear you had such a wonderful stay with us! Thanks again for visiting! :)

Las Cruces, New Mexico
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Beach Bungalow is definitely a college-age youth hostel limited to foreign guests and those from out-of-state...and 18 years of age or older. I stayed there for two nights with my 18-year-old German grandson, but his 77-year-old-young-at-heart granddad was really made to feel like 'one of the family' by the hosts and other guests. The location is just across a sidewalk...

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Bobby M, Manager at Beach Bungalow Hostel, responded to this review

Awesome! So glad to hear you had such a wonderful stay with us! Thanks again for visiting! :)

Reviewed 8 August 2016

chummy atmosphere, right on beach, will cook meals on occasion or order in pizza with $3 buy-in. shabby tropical charm, staffers become your friends. handy to local businesses and restaurants. bring your blade skates. huge beach with beachy zest in that whole pacific beach and mission beach area. locals always smiling and you will see why.

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Bobby M, Manager at Beach Bungalow Hostel, responded to this review

Great to hear you had so much fun at our hostel! It was a pleasure hosting you! Come back soon! :)

Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

This hostel was the best one I have stayed in ever. There are a handful of hostels in the San Diego area and this is the one were I made everlasting memories. This place is magical in so many ways and I have met friends that I will know forever. Bobby is the manager of the hostel and is now...

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Bobby M, Manager at Beach Bungalow Hostel, responded to this review

Great to hear you had so much fun at our hostel! It was a pleasure hosting you! Come back soon! :)

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This hostel is the best I've been to yet. Great location, great atmosphere and really lovely staff (Bobby especially) very welcoming and is literally just steps away from the beach. Great activities planned every day and night aswell. Would definitely recommend staying here.

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Bobby M, Manager at Beach Bungalow Hostel, responded to this review

Great to hear you had so much fun at our hostel! It was a pleasure hosting you! Come back soon! :)

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

If you like to travel cheep and have stayed in hostels befor then this will be right up your ally. The location of the hostel is fantastic. They have definitely named it correctly; the beach is right there. It is walking distance to alot of bars and also a local supermarket and liqueur store. The staff are friendly and chill....

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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

The location of this hostel has got to be one of the best I've stayed in. It is metres from the beach. The staff offered exemplary service from the moment we arrived. The room was not great, with a dirty shower with a broken door. The privacy wasn't great either, but the location and staff made up for these shortfalls....

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Mountain View, CA
Reviewed 26 May 2016

This relaxing inexpensive hostel is located right along the Pacific Beach just north of San Diego. These are the positives: - The staff are friendly and knowledgeable the local area - where to get the best fish tacos for example. - The location is right by the Pacific Beach, so you wake up every morning to the sound of sea...

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Thank Luke L
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Staff is nice, Good location. Lots of activities. Not the place to go if you want to sleep at night. Loud party atmosphere. Would've been nice to know that before I came here. Feel like I'd be better off rolling out my sleeping bag on the beach.

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 27 April 2016

My 4 friends and I had planned to stay here after a long pacific coast highway drive from San Francisco. We were dead tired when we arrived. We drug our luggage inside and no one greeted us, no one told us where the rooms were, no one acknowledged us. It was dirty and cramped. The main tv room just had...

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come stay and play at San Diego's most popular backpacker's beach hostel! Beach Bungalow is close to San Diego's finest attractions, a renowned marine preserve at La Jolla Cove, and walking-distance from 150+ bars, clubs, restaurants, and shopping catering to students and surfers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Beach Bungalow Hostel

Address: 707 Reed Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-3961 (Formerly Banana Bungalow San Diego)
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Pacific Beach
Price Range: €32 - €160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Beach Bungalow Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Top floor.”
532joelb, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't get a private dorm, choose a big dorm and you will meet more awesome travelers.”
748nagat, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“upstairs better, less noise and panoramic views”
Q5801DTjamesh, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you get a bed, be happy (its all fine anyway)”
JoaoC880, 4 Nov 2015 | Read review
“In the back or on the second floor.”
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