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    Hostelling International San Diego Downtown

    521 Market St, San Diego, CA 92101
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    “gaslamp quarter” (27 reviews)
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    Reviewed 14 July 2013

    My friend and I stayed in a private room with a double bed with a shared (one person) bathroom for six nights. Having never stayed in a hostel before we had no idea what to expect, but we were pleasantly surprised. Our room was clean...More

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    Response from norcalitaliana, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 24 July 2013

    Kudos to you on your first hostel stay, and I am very pleased we were able to make a positive impression of hostelling for you. Thank you for taking the time to leave such a comprehensive review and point out so many things (i.e., breakfast,...More

    Reviewed 14 July 2013

    Location is great, however pay almost $ 40 for a crowded room with a cheap breakfast and a wifi that most of the time is not working is not worth it. I would recommend staying somewherelse. Cleanness in the bathroom is something that definetly you...More

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    Response from norcalitaliana, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 24 July 2013

    Thank you for your candor and I will be contacting you privately to ask for more information. Safe travels and have a great summer!

    Reviewed 12 July 2013

    location was good, only our room (4bed w shower) was facing the main street and the windows are useless. so noisy we knew when the pubs closed and when the bike with the music goes by. not so pleasant. room was good size and clean....More

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    Response from norcalitaliana, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 14 July 2013

    Thank you for letting us know the hair dryer is broken, we have already replaced it. You bring up two very important points in your review: our location is excellent (but noisy) and the breakfast. As for the location, I encourage guests to alert us...More

    Reviewed 7 July 2013

    Nothing special about this hostel: * Rooms are (small but) clean * Bathrooms are clean and very practical * Staff is friendly * Location is GREAT! Might be a bit pricey, but I think that's a San Diego thing. I'm not sure you'll get anything...More

    Thank jlbouchot
    Response from norcalitaliana, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 14 July 2013

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! Because we are in such a busy part of town, we make an effort to at least keep things calm in the Hostel. As pointed out, we do have rooms that face into the alley...More

    Reviewed 3 July 2013

    The Staff is great and knowledgeable. they have answers to most of your questions. if you want a map to go somewhere they will print them for you. They loan Compass cards to travelling on the Local Public transport, this saves you $2 every day...More

    Thank AnjKumar
    Response from norcalitaliana, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 4 July 2013

    Thank you so much for the stay and kind review! I will be contacting you privately to ascertain which room(s) you were in, as all of our rooms have ventilation, but if one rooms ventilation was not working properly I want to check on it....More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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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    "Get a room away from the street or do NOT stay here. You won't be able to sleep."
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