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    Hostelling International San Diego Downtown

    521 Market St, San Diego, CA 92101
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    Reviewed 5 October 2013

    Having stayed in many hostels in my time, I have to say that this one is definitely one of the very best. The location was perfect being close to everything you would want to be close to. The whole staff team were consistently friendly and...More

    Thank S1m0nT
    Response from norcalitaliana, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 9 October 2013

    Thank you for your stay and taking the time to leave a review! Much of the artwork is a remnant of our quarterly art shows, so all the art is local, or is made by a local. Safe travels to you and I hope if...More

    Reviewed 29 September 2013

    Finding reasonably priced accommodation in California seems to be tricky. I booked a private room at the hostel,as it was cheaper than a hotel. The room was big,with good bathroom. My one complaint is now stuffy it was. This was very noticeable every time you...More

    Thank Jessica R
    Response from norcalitaliana, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 4 October 2013

    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review with such valuable information in it! Kudos to you for trying out a Hostel in lieu of a hotel, too. Safe travels to you!

    Reviewed 27 September 2013 via mobile

    I stayed here with a friend in a private room with ensuite (210). It was my first experience of a hostel and I wasn't disappointed. We walked in and friendly staff greeted us and helped us with our bags. The room was fairly big with...More

    Thank Jessica6311
    Response from norcalitaliana, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 27 September 2013

    Congratulations on your first hostel stay! You make a few good points: the wi-fi is typically best in common areas (especially with rooms that face out onto the street, there tends to be a lot of interference from other networks); we have private rooms that...More

    Reviewed 9 September 2013

    I just returned from a three day stay at this hostel. I booked a private room with ensuite (room 214). Room: relatively spacious, comfortable mattress and pillows, mini fridge, remote controlled A/C and ceiling fan. The bathroom had a pretty spacious shower and a toilet....More

    Thank Alice669
    Response from norcalitaliana, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 27 September 2013

    I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your stay so well! We've worked very hard to beef up our wi-fi so it is more easily accessible, and are working to overcome those humps in the morning and evening when it seems everyone is on the wi-fi....More

    Reviewed 22 August 2013

    The hostel is well located, has a great movie room and kitchen is well stocked. Wifi can be really good but in peak times gets a bit ineffective. The building is clearly old and a little worse for wear, the odour wasn't ideal and places...More

    Thank happy_traveler1985
    Response from norcalitaliana, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 27 September 2013

    Thank you for your candor and taking the time to leave a review. We appreciate all feedback! Take care and safe travels.

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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$44 - US$164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 48
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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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    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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    "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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    "Don't be shy about asking for a private room if you are traveling with family"
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