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Reviews of HI - San Diego - Downtown Hostel

Hostel | 521 Market Street, San Diego, California, USA CA 92101

91.3% Overall Rating

294 out of 313 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (04/01/2014)

Elizabeth Migoni thinks…

"The accommodations were clean and comfortable. The service was friendly. All around we were very pleased."

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

IMPORTANT – Check-In/Reservation Policies: -A 12.5% city tax will be charged in addition to the quoted pay upon arrival amount at check-in. - A $3 Non-Member Fee will be added per night for guests who are not Hostelling International members. Memberships are available at front desk upon check in. - Foreign travellers must show a valid foreign passport at check-in. - United States citizens must show a valid state issued Identification Card or Driver's License with photo upon check in. - We do not rent to residents of San Diego County. - U.S. passports, Foreign Identification and Driver's Licenses, Military Identification and Student Identification cards are not accepted. - Reservations must be cancelled by Midnight the day before check-in. Any cancellations or no-shows after this point will be charged for the first night of the intended stay. - Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. No one under the age of 12 may stay in a dorm room. - We have a maximum allotted stay of 14 nights in a 365 day period. Any bookings made for longer than this cannot be accepted.

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91.3%

Overall Rating

294 out of 313 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'HI - San Diego - Downtown Hostel'

Atmosphere
89.6%
Location
96.0%
Facilities
88.8%
Cleanliness
88.0%
Staff
93.6%
Value
88.8%
Safety
94.4%
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Customer review

16 November 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Close to convention center and good value for little money

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

17 October 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location, sofas

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

13 October 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location, their policies on keeping this hostel a safe place, and they have small notes for ways of public transportation to most turist spots.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

07 October 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: - room was clean and big enough for a short stay- big kitchen wich could be used by everyone- friendly people

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

agnieszka jarzebska

03 October 2007 agnieszka would recommend this property

Liked: good location

Disliked: agnieszka left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

02 October 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location of the hostel in the Gaslamp and the building itself with the inclusion of art and rambling hallways full of colour. Kitchen and lounge areas, great showers.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 20%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Ingrid Doorn

19 September 2007

Liked: location

Disliked: Ingrid left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Sam Baturoni

11 September 2007 Sam would recommend this property

Liked: This hostel was located downtown. It was clean and secure.

Disliked: Sam left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

04 September 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: rooms: bright, clean, wooden floor; bath rooms: clean, just like a private bathroom; common areas: comfortable, easy to meet people; especially the staff is really friendly; location: perfect

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

04 September 2007

Liked: The location was great, the staff friendly.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Kimberley Lawler

02 September 2007 Kimberley would recommend this property

Liked: location, staff, HUGE private room

Disliked: Kimberley left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Benjamin Lomas

27 August 2007 Benjamin would recommend this property

Liked: Best location for a hostel

Disliked: Benjamin left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

CRISTINA PEREZ

26 August 2007 CRISTINA would recommend this property

Liked: Great location! The room was fantastic, tall ceiling, clean... The only no so good thing is the number of rest rooms available.

Disliked: CRISTINA left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

25 August 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location, breakfast.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

barbara arnold

17 August 2007 barbara would recommend this property

Liked: Great Location, lots of activities to choose from.

Disliked: barbara left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Rebecca Chitty

16 July 2007 Rebecca would recommend this property

Liked: Loads of information about what to do around the city and lots of communal areas making it a nice place to relax and meet new people.

Disliked: Rebecca left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

James McHardy

15 July 2007 James would recommend this property

Liked: Helpful staff, lovely rooms, great communal space, fab kitchen and great location.

Disliked: James left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Beth Johannsen

13 July 2007 Beth would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly front desk staff

Disliked: Beth left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Nicolas Glik

10 July 2007 Nicolas would recommend this property

Liked: Situation, price

Disliked: Nicolas left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Mario López

06 July 2007 Mario would recommend this property

Liked: the decorartion, they activities.

Disliked: Mario left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Andrea Truffer

05 July 2007 Andrea would recommend this property

Liked: the atmosphere is great!!!!!!!!!!

Disliked: Andrea left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

25 June 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Matthias Buck

18 June 2007 Matthias would recommend this property

Liked: location excellent, staff friendly and helpful, good facilities for pancakes breakfast, room simple but clean

Disliked: Matthias left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

julia kaippel

16 June 2007 julia would recommend this property

Liked: big kitchenwirelss internetcute hallways + roomes

Disliked: julia left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

12 June 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great hostel, perfect location.couple of blocks to petco park and only one to Hooter's...awesome

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.