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USA Hostels Ocean Beach

Hostelworld.comUS$71*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$133*
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Ocean Beach hostel was extremely clean and modern. Atmosphere was friendly and cool. Just like Ocean Beach. We stayed in a private room, rather than a dorm. It's pricy, but worth it if you are over 30. Very comfortable bed, towels, linens and bathroom. Very, very clean. Half the price of the hotel a block away, and much nicer,...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Only downside was that I waited nearly 15 minutes to check-in with one person working behind the counter. Secondly there is no indoor-commons room. Commons room is only outside, and under a tent outside, however it can get chilly at night.

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

if you want a private room don´t go here, it´s a rip off, and not worth it. You will find a hotel for the same price, plus it was super loud every night (if you don´t feel like going out every evening). Good location though, and breakfast included, if that is what you want to pay for. And don´t go...

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USAH, Guest Relations Manager at USA Hostels Ocean Beach, responded to this review

Thanks for your stay and for leaving your feedback. Although we strive to ensure that every guest that walks through our doors has an amazing and memorable stay it is always disappointing to hear when one does not. Our hostel differentiates itself from a hotel by offering free daily activities that allow travelers to come together, forge friendships, and connect....

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved staying in this hostel! Great location and value for the money. Great, clean bathrooms and helpful staff. Lots of activities to get involved with if you are traveling solo! If you are a dog lover, a short walk to dog beach to watch all the dogs play and get your puppy fix!

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USAH, Guest Relations Manager at USA Hostels Ocean Beach, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your stay and lovely review! We will be sure to share your kind words with the staff. Hope to see you again your next time in San Diego and we wish you happy and safe travels!

New Canaan, Connecticut
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Me and my friends had a amazingh time in this hotel! The location is perfect. You have many bars and restaurants around. The staffs are so great, always ready to help! I really want to came back there!

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USAH, Guest Relations Manager at USA Hostels Ocean Beach, responded to this review

Thanks for your stay and the amazing review! Hope to see you again your next time in San Diego and we wish you happy and safe travels!

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to stay at The Original Ocean Beach Hostel whenever I stopped in town on my yearly bicycle trip down the California coast. I was shocked to see what it's now become. It's very expensive and not very welcoming. The old hostel had so much character and really relaxed atmosphere. Now it's just a corporate owned hostel looking for...

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Although we strive to ensure that every guest that walks through our doors has an amazing and memorable experience in Ocean Beach it is always disappointing to hear when one does not. USA Hostels took over the hostel a few years back from a friend and colleague. We are a small privately owned hostel whose staff is comprised of 100%...

Tiburon, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Hostel ever! I unsually don`t like to stay in Hostels, but that Hostel was amazing! I checked in on monday morning, got free breakfast, felt super welcome, the staff was super nice, I joined the bike tour and in couple of hours I met a ton of People.! The Feeling in that Hostel was amazing. The staff was amazing....

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USAH, Guest Relations Manager at USA Hostels Ocean Beach, responded to this review

Thanks for your stay and the amazing review! We will be sure to pass along your kind words to our awesome international staff. Glad you took advantage and enjoyed some of our daily activities. Hope to see you again your next time in San Diego and we wish you happy and safe travels!

Los Gatos, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent room and staff. Everything was within walking distance. It's a very fun place to stay. More for college kids than for adults and children are NOT allowed. I had a very good time here and you will too.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been traveling a lot not just in The States but all over the world. So I have a lot of experiences to stay in hostels. This hostel is really amazing with nice staffs, perfect location, and a lot of activities. I definitely would recommend to stay here if anyone I know wants to go to San Diego.

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing hostel in a great location right next to the beach! San Diego was our favourite place and I think this hostel had a big part to play in this. From the off the staff were so welcoming, funny and helpful! We checked into our room (private room) that was clean and had everything we could possibly need. The location...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With the beach just 2 blocks away, a newly remodeled hostel with all new rooms, beds, and hang out space, and a free shuttle to area attractions and downtown, there’s no better beach choice than us! Formerly Ocean Beach International Hostel, now with new owners and new management, you get the best of the Ocean Beach vibe and the amenities that USA Hostels is known for. You’ll make great memories here as we have loads of activities designed to help you make new friends and have new experiences. Join us for our beach bonfire with hot dogs and s’mores, show us your beer pong skills or relax after a day of sun and sand at our ‘family dinner’. If you want a beach break we’ll take you to the Zoo, SeaWorld, Downtown or La Jolla and even drop you off at the airport for free! Our dorm rooms feature USA Hostels exclusively-designed ‘privacy pods’ that not only provide screening from roommates but a reading light, shelf, usb plug and outlet. Free security lockers are also provided. Most rooms have a sink and some rooms are with full bath. Amenities include a FREE shuttle to the Zoo, SeaWorld and downtown. We loan out beach gear and have low cost rentals to try your hand at surfing too. We’re surrounded by restaurants, bars and shopping in the heart of Ocean Beach but also have plenty going on at the hostel to keep guests busy. Check out our list of activities and amenities below: Hostel Activities: • 4x a week free shuttle to the famous San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, USA Hostels downtown Gaslamp location and airport • La Jolla free shuttle twice a week • Beach bonfire 2x a week with free hot dogs and American camp fave S’mores • Weekly Beer Pong tournament • Coastal bike ride tour twice weekly • Yoga class twice weekly • Weekly farmers market • Pub crawl twice weekly • Hostel dinner nights FREE Amenities including: • Daily breakfast of baked goods, oatmeal, fresh juices, fresh fruit, coffee/tea and more • WiFi • Lockers • Bed linens and bath towels • Beach towels/mats, umbrellas, chairs and coolers • Guitars, board games and foozball Discounted: • Surf lessons • Wet suit rental • Bike rental • San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld and Harbor Cruise tix ... more   less 

Additional Information about USA Hostels Ocean Beach

Address: 4961 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107-3112 (Formerly Ocean Beach International Hostel)
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Ocean Beach
Price Range: €30 - €121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — USA Hostels Ocean Beach 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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Ocean Beach International Hotel San Diego
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“We stayed in a room with another 3 girls. The beds are confortable and you can carge your phone at the bed. PERFECT”
alexandrag663, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The only thing I could think of would be to provide paper towels for the free standing sinks in the rooms. But they also provide towels to us, so it was not an issue. ”
24tianac, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
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“Nothing to recommend, rooms are clean and fine.”
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“6 bed room. mixed males and females together.”
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