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Claremont, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the coolest places I've stayed at. The staff were all very helpful and provided lots of information on fun group activities and the services provided. Accommodations including rooming, showers, restrooms were all very clean and up to par. Loved the breakfast provided in the morning and environment was inviting and fun. Would definitely recommend.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed in a 4 person room and it was tight but so much fun! Would recommend for anyone eager to make friends. The people you meet at the hostel really are the highlight of the trip. The location was perfectly central to just about everything in the city and really left us with an incredible impression of San Diego!...

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North Vancouver, BC
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My daughter and I took a cheap flight to San Diego for an adventure not really knowing what we'd do once we got there. We pre-booked the Hostel so we'd have to 'mingle'. Our dorm-mates were great-it was very cool to have all sorts there-some were business travelers, others just on vacation. The room we were in was a dorm...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved how clean it was. The kitchen was well equiped and we appreciated the futon in the living room when it was too noisy in the bedroom (from party-goers outside). We really liked the keyless system as well- it was easy and gave me a safe-feeling.

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Kokomo, Indiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location in gas lamp quarter, only a few blocks to convention center and bay. Convenient access to buses and trolleys. Clean place - we loved the skylight on the 4th floor. Friendly and helpful personnel.

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Rio de Janeiro
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms were very clean. The breakfast is great. Toilets are very good and fairly big. Staff is very helpful and try to solve any question. There's a good shuttle for the main attractions in San Diego.

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Atlanta, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a fun place to stay! Right in the middle of everything. Be warned though, there are two flights a stairs just to get to the lobby. Rooms were clean and nice. Staff was attentive. Breakfast consisted of bagels and fresh fruit. Do remember this is s Hostel. Expectation is everything.

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USAH, Guest Relations Manager at USA Hostels San Diego, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your stay and taking the time to leave us such a great review. Our hostel is in an amazing historic building in the center of the gaslamp district and there are indeed two flights of stairs to contend with which is fair warning. :-) We will be sure to share your kind words with our staff...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel was super comfortable. I was surprised just how clean and modern the bathrooms were and how comfortable the beds were! It felt like a hotel with courtesy towels and soaps. It's smack in the middle of downtown and it's convenient to get everywhere and have access to fun festivities. The amenity of having a free shuttle is a...

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USAH, Guest Relations Manager at USA Hostels San Diego, responded to this review

Thanks for your stay and the amazing review! Glad you enjoyed our free shuttle out to the beach every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday at 10:30 am. Hope to see you again your next time through San Diego and we wish you safe travels!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

No reply when I requested early check in, so turned up at suggested time. Room wasn't ready at check in. Floor was sticky - had to ask housekeeper to come back and do it again. Card requesting housekeeping was then taken away - so couldn't ask for anything thereafter and I had 6 days left of my stay. Very noisy...

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USAH, Guest Relations Manager at USA Hostels San Diego, responded to this review

Thanks for your stay and for your feedback. Our hostel is located in the heart of the the Gaslamp district and we are surrounded by San Diego's best bars, restaurants, and clubs so there is lots of noise in our amazing neighborhood. That said we have done our best to sound proof the building and also enforce quiet hours that...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great property with amazing employees. Hospitality was amazing and the vibe encourager socializing! While the room could have been bigger it was actually quite cozy and the common areas were charming as well.

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USAH, Guest Relations Manager at USA Hostels San Diego, responded to this review

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

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
San Diego's original backpacker hostel, located in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter for 20 years. We're in the midst of the city's most popular bars and clubs. We offer the best value and most fun in hostel accommodations with daily breakfast, free and discounted activities, free wifi and more. Our staff are always happy provide insider tips on where to go, eat, etc. Our quirky decor in a historic 1880's walk up makes our hostel unique in many ways. All rooms are shared bath. Dorms feature 'privacy pods' with privacy screening, a light, shelf and outlet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about USA Hostels San Diego

Address: 726 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6918
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown , Gaslamp
Price Range: €31 - €92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — USA Hostels San Diego 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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