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Beach Bungalow Hostel

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Sherbrooke, Canada
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Very nice owner, nice people, clean facilities, lockers to keep your stuff. Didn't stay long but I felt at home! It's right next to the beach so it's real cool if you like taking a walk in the morning/evening/whenever.

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Surfside Beach, South Carolina
Reviewed 16 January 2016

I stayed in a private room, it had 2 bunk beds. They were clean and acceptable. The bathroom was private, but had a hole to the outside instead of a window, I would have preferred that to be closed. Overall, if you are looking for a great time, on the beach, and to meet fun people, stay here! If you...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 5 January 2016

The hostel is pretty cool, I had a great time there, met pretty cool people and the next time I visit San Diego I will stay again in the hostel. The Hostel is located at the beach and from the "deck" you can see the beach and the ocean. The hostel is in a small street and has a few...

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Reviewed 23 November 2015

Amazing place with amazing people. In my short stay in this hostel, I made a lot of friends from all over the world. The staff was very friendly and helpful. I want to specifically mention Michel Acks! He was an awesome staff member who gave us advise, went out with us en showed us around. People like Michel are the...

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

This is a great, clean hostel in an amazing location. We ended up booking the private room and it was totally worth it. Hostel has free body boards.. There is always left over beer and you drink anywhere. Nice deck right on the beach. Fast and reliable internet. This is a great spot if you do not need luxury!

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 4 November 2015

The hostel has free parking. - Great location by the sea. - Nice staff even though always crowded - Only far away of party area of San Diego but makeable. - great terrasse to have a drink or relax even late at night !

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Thank Joao C
Reviewed 2 November 2015

I was in a 10 bed dorm room, really clean. The hostels is right on the beach, the magnificent view of the sunset at night is great to watch. Travelers here are on a cool chill vibe and everybody gets along pretty easily (hard not to in San Diego). The staff was great: Bobby, Branden and Dana. The common areas...

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Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

I'm not usually one for writing reviews but this place was well worth it. The location right on Pacific Beach is immaculate! Bobby and all his friendly staff went above and beyond to make everyone feel welcome. Really awesome chilled out vibe right on the beach. Can't rate it high enough!

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Reviewed 14 October 2015

the hostel was so dirty, sandy and old furnitured. It was so terrible. My blanket was stinking pee. Oh, I can't imagine how could I stay there! Location is good, in front of the beach and supermarket is about 5 min walk. Breakfast is very poor, just a pancake and tea, coffee. Oh, and on Fridays and Saturdays they charge...

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Cape May, New Jersey
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

What an absolutely phenomenal establishment. A charming dorm room setting that features all the amenities a man or woman might need. Outstanding communal experience where one feels safe and satisfied. Helpful and pleasant staff. I would love to, and plan on visiting annually. It has my highest recommendation.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: €36 - €171 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles 532joelb, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't get a private dorm, choose a big dorm and you will meet more awesome travelers.”
 of 5 bubbles 748nagat, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“upstairs better, less noise and panoramic views”
 of 5 bubbles Q5801DTjamesh, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you get a bed, be happy (its all fine anyway)”
 of 5 bubbles JoaoC880, 4 Nov 2015 | Read review
“In the back or on the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles X6459EUjonathand, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
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