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Hostelling International San Diego Downtown

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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“gaslamp quarter”(27 reviews)
“shared room”(4 reviews)
“private bath”(4 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
1.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel is located in an historic area with active and noisy nightlife. I stayed in two 4-bed female rooms --- one smelled like cigarette smoke, and the window could not be opened, so it couldn't be ventilated -- and the other room bordered a...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Very nice management of Mr. Bo and I really give everyone under his management a big thank you and wish them all the best! The room was an ensuite and was very comfortable to me and my friend also found it comfortable.

Thank Mahmoudi82
Response from Judith_AGM, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! We'll be sure to let Mr. Bo know!

Reviewed 4 December 2017

I am a frequent traveller who has stayed at well over 30 hostels throughout the past couple years. I have never written a negative review before, but felt the need to write this in order to protect would-be travelers from a sub-par hostelling experience. Although...More

Thank Amanda E
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Initially we were sceptical. How will it be , with kids & bunker beds.But when ee reached, the warm welcoming attitude of front desk & instantly allowing an early checkin was very comforting. But euphoria got the better of us, when we entered our room...More

Thank A B
Response from Judith_AGM, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! We are glad you and your family enjoyed your stay!

Reviewed 9 October 2017

We had a frighteningly negative experience on the first night we arrived at the hostel on Sunday October 1st 2017... Upon arrival to the hostel we were notified there was an organised party happening on our corridor, we were really happy about this because we'd...More

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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$47 - US$153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$47 - US$153 (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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