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USA Hostels Ocean Beach Hostel

4961 Newport Ave., CA 92107, San Diego, USA

91% Overall Rating 80 out of 86 customers would recommend this property based on 86 reviews

Atmosphere 94%

Cleanliness 86%

Facilities 88%

Location 96%

Safety 92%

Staff 93%

Value 89%

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine

Important Information

Prices listed to not include taxes. All bed rates over $25 will have an 11.05% city/hotel tax added at check in. Check-in is 3 pm with free luggage storage for early arrivals. Check-out up to11am.
We welcome guests from everywhere outside of San Diego county. At check in, international guests must present a valid passport. US residents must present valid government issued identification (ie: drivers license, state id card, passport). Guests must also be able to present proof of onward travel. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Guests under 16 permitted only in private rooms unless an entire dorm is rented. Parents with young children must contact the hostel prior to booking or the booking may not be honored. The hostel does not accept relocators.
Changes/cancellations up to 6pm, California time, day before arrival. Late cancellations/no-shows charged first night's accommodation. We try to put people traveling together in the same room. However, due to availability and/or booking patterns, there is a slight chance parties booking dorms will be in separate rooms.
JULY 8-12, 2015 CANCELLATION POLICY: Any bookings scheduled for arrival from July 8-12 2015 are subject to this cancellation policy. No cancellation fees imposed up to 21 days prior to scheduled arrival. Cancellation from 20 days to 14 days will result in one night’s fee being charged for each bed booked. Cancellations from 13 days or less will result in a fee being charged to the credit card on record of all days of the scheduled stay for each bed or room booked.

USA Hostels has a 14 day stay limit.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 15:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Not Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to San Diego?

Contact us directly

Map and Directions


Driving from Los Angeles -
South on Hwy 5 past Hwy 52 and before Hwy 8, take Sea World Drive and drive west till you cross a bridge over water. Look for Ocean Beach sign and fork to the Right. This road should be Sunset Cliffs Blvd. The 10th street is Newport Ave. Turn right and go to 4961 Newport (1 1/2 block on the left).

From the Greyhound Station, walk to the nearby Trolley (Train) stop. Catch the GREEN line and exit at Old Town Transit Center. Walk to the Bus Terminal and take Bus #35 to Ocean Beach. Exit at Cable St./Newport Ave. We are 1/2 block down on the left side. Cost $7 for local transport day pass or $2.25 each way.

Amtrak Train-
Exit at Old Town Transit Center. Walk to the Bus Terminal inside station and take Bus #35 to Ocean Beach. Exit at Cable St./Newport Ave. We are 1/2 blk down on the left side. Cost $2.25 one way.

Super Shuttle-
Follow signs in the airport for Ground Transportation and Shuttles. The Super Shuttle is a Blue van for a shared ride into town. Approximate cost $14 + tip.

Follow signs to exit the Airport towards Point Loma. Make a right onto Harbor Drive, then a right onto Nimitiz Blvd. Take Nimitiz Blvd. to Point Loma Blvd, make a left. When you hit Newport Ave., make a right. We are a block and half down on the left side. Street parking only.

Take Bus 923 West from Terminal 1, exit at Newport Ave. and Cable St.. We are 1/2 block down on the left side. Cost $7 for local transport day pass or $2.25 each way.

For Route times, maps and fare information, click here.

Hop a Taxi from the Terminal for a quick and easy arrival. Cost approximately $22 + tip.

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