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Top Rated Hostels in San Diego, USA

USA Hostels San Diego 96%

1. USA Hostels San Diego

Hostel
726 5th Avenue, San Diego CA

Atmosphere 98%

Cleanliness 95%

Facilities 94%

Location 98%

Safety 97%

Staff 99%

Value 93%

100 out of 107 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend USA Hostels San Diego

20 Apr 2016 100%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year
Age Range: 25-30

Literally the ideal hostel

would recommend this property

14 Apr 2016 97%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Visiting friends or family
Age Range: 25-30

Location is perfect.

would recommend this property

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Hostel Habibi 93%

2. Hostel Habibi

Hostel
416 University Ave

Atmosphere 93%

Cleanliness 93%

Facilities 93%

Location 93%

Safety 93%

Staff 100%

Value 87%

3 out of 4 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Hostel Habibi

04 Jul 2015 97%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Events / festivals Partying / nightlife

The staff people were really nice

would recommend this property

03 Jun 2015 86%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Visiting friends or family

It being on University Ave is Superrr sweet! And the staff were pretty friendly!

would recommend this property

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ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego 93%

3. ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego

Hostel
1658 Front Street, San Diego, CA

Atmosphere 94%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 94%

Location 92%

Safety 91%

Staff 94%

Value 94%

48 out of 51 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego

10 Jun 2016 100%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Visiting friends or family
Age Range: 25-30

I really liked the free breakfast and dinner. They also have lots of events, a nice living room with streaming movies, and hammocks/bean bags all over the place to relax after a long night in Little Italy or the Gas Lamp. The staff was really helpful as well, particularly Elliot and Gabriel.

would recommend this property

16 May 2016 83%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing
Age Range: 25-30

Cool design, friendly staff, lots of activities, free meals, nice common areas, safe neighbourhood.

would recommend this property

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HI San Diego - Downtown 92%

4. HI San Diego - Downtown

Hostel
521 Market St, CA 92101

Atmosphere 90%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 90%

Location 98%

Safety 95%

Staff 95%

Value 86%

88 out of 99 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend HI San Diego - Downtown

02 Sep 2016 100%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Visiting friends or family Work / volunteering
Age Range: 18-24

Great location at reasonable price. Community feel inside hostel. Never had to wait for a bathroom. Free breakfast/coffee. Up to date building.

would recommend this property

24 Sep 2015 97%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: City break Partying / nightlife Shopping

Hostel was really clean and in a great location

would recommend this property

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HI San Diego - Point Loma 91%

5. HI San Diego - Point Loma

Hostel
3790 Udall St

Atmosphere 88%

Cleanliness 98%

Facilities 96%

Location 80%

Safety 99%

Staff 95%

Value 88%

15 out of 17 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend HI San Diego - Point Loma

06 Sep 2016 83%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year
Age Range: 18-24

Amazing facilities

would recommend this property

11 Jul 2016 94%
Travel Type: As a family with children
Trip Type: Beach / sunbathing
Age Range: 41+

Ping pong, breakfast, easy to find, and access to sites.

would recommend this property

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ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego 93%

6. ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego

Hostel
3751 6th ave

Atmosphere 93%

Cleanliness 80%

Facilities 93%

Location 93%

Safety 93%

Staff 93%

Value 93%

3 out of 3 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego

03 Oct 2015 97%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Events / festivals

Great people. Not too over crowded. Close to a grocery store and pharmacy.Made it super easy to find directions/places to see.The hostel group activities were great also.

would recommend this property

14 Jul 2015 77%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

Good location, and very friendly staff.

would recommend this property

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USA Hostels Ocean Beach 91%

7. USA Hostels Ocean Beach

Hostel
4961 Newport Ave., CA 92107

Atmosphere 94%

Cleanliness 84%

Facilities 89%

Location 97%

Safety 91%

Staff 92%

Value 90%

77 out of 83 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend USA Hostels Ocean Beach

10 Sep 2016 100%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Age Range: 18-24

Staff and location

would recommend this property

27 Jul 2016 100%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year
Age Range: 31-40

Literally everything

would recommend this property

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Lucky D's 90%

8. Lucky D's

Hostel
615 8th Avenue

Atmosphere 94%

Cleanliness 86%

Facilities 86%

Location 98%

Safety 92%

Staff 87%

Value 92%

140 out of 151 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Lucky D's

18 Sep 2016 80%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Work / volunteering
Age Range: 31-40

There were adequate showers and restrooms on my floor. Although not new, there was a lot of art and it seemed aesthetically pleasing.

would recommend this property

01 Apr 2016 94%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Business / conference
Age Range: 31-40

All the posters, paintings and art on the walls.

would recommend this property

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Old Town Western Inn 85%

9. Old Town Western Inn

Hotel
3889 Arista Street

Atmosphere 80%

Cleanliness 85%

Facilities 73%

Location 85%

Safety 88%

Staff 90%

Value 93%

8 out of 8 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Old Town Western Inn

23 Jan 2013 71%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Very near of the trolley's station "Old Town"

would recommend this property

11 Jun 2012 77%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture

easy walking distance to Old Town. room was large and contained an unexpected sink, fridge, and microwave. A/C works well.

would recommend this property

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Hostel on 3rd 84%

10. Hostel on 3rd

Hostel
542 3rd Avenue

Atmosphere 78%

Cleanliness 84%

Facilities 87%

Location 94%

Safety 82%

Staff 83%

Value 78%

78 out of 86 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Hostel on 3rd

10 Jul 2016 63%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year
Age Range: 18-24

Location

would recommend this property

06 Jul 2016 83%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Events / festivals
Age Range: 25-30

Nice lobby

would recommend this property

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