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Reviews of HI - San Diego - Downtown Hostel

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

89.6% Overall Rating

297 out of 317 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."

Read all HI - San Diego - Downtown Hostel reviews

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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89.6%

Overall Rating

297 out of 317 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'HI - San Diego - Downtown Hostel'

Atmosphere
87.2%
Location
96.0%
Facilities
86.4%
Cleanliness
84.8%
Staff
93.6%
Value
84.8%
Safety
94.4%
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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.

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

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31 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Atmosphere and location. Most of the staff was very friendly, except for the lady working the night shift on May 25th.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
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24 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great location,lots of tourist info

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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samantha gabriel

16 May 2007 samantha would recommend this property

Liked: perfect location,in the heart of everything!!

Disliked: samantha left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
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Customer review

13 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
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Linn Olsson

09 May 2007 Linn would recommend this property

Liked: The location the most! It was colorful and fun.

Disliked: Linn left no negative feedback.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
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Napon Hongsakulvasu

08 April 2007 Napon would recommend this property

Liked: my room is so dirty and don't have a heater.it's so cold!!!

Disliked: Napon left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Dennis Flynn

05 March 2007 Dennis would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, Kitchen

Disliked: Dennis left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

27 February 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: people, services

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Customer review

11 February 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, good value for money.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Viktoriya Smikovskaya

22 January 2007 Viktoriya would recommend this property

Liked: Everything!!! Stuff, location, facilities, place to meet great people!!!

Disliked: Viktoriya left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Andrew Heard

16 January 2007 Andrew would recommend this property

Liked: Nice rooms, good location, good value

Disliked: Andrew left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

20 December 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location, price

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Customer review

10 October 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff very friendly and helpful.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
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Customer review

26 September 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The Location was unreal.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Jenny Littler

10 September 2006 Jenny would recommend this property

Liked: good location, lots of free trips

Disliked: Jenny left no negative feedback.

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

29 August 2006 would recommend this property

Liked: The Double Ensuite room was really nice and comfortable. It was great value for money. The free wireless internet came in handy for us too. Also the hostel offers free activities like walking tours OH..... and Pancakes.... mmmm yumm!

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

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

26 August 2006 would recommend this property

Liked: The location of this hostel is perfect, with loads of pubs and restaurants outside your door (although the noise at night can be a bit much if you are on the wrong side of the building). For a cheap, safe place to stay in the heart od San Diego it is perfect!

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

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

24 August 2006 would recommend this property

Liked: In the real Down town

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

12 August 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great free pancake breakfast in the morning and a really friendly atmosphere.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

06 August 2006 would recommend this property

Liked: well organised, lots of info on directions etc

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

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

02 August 2006 would recommend this property

Liked: Nice Kitchen, the Location, Flair

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

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

17 July 2006 would recommend this property

Liked: This is one of the best hostels I have stayed in. Your organization and set up of amenities are great. At our age, we prefer a more private room. Thanks anyway.

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

14 July 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were awesome - so friendly and helpful! The location was good too, all points of interest in San Diego were very accessible as all public transport was close to the hostel.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

42.9%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 40% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

11 July 2006

Liked: There was lots of information about things to do in the area and directions/public transport info. Also the free breakfast was yummy!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.