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USA Hostels Ocean Beach Hostel

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

91% Overall Rating 82 out of 88 customers would recommend this property based on 88 reviews

Atmosphere 94%

Cleanliness 86%

Facilities 87%

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
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine

Important Information

USA Hostels Ocean Beach welcomes travellers from 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 may also be able to present proof of onward travel.

We require all guests to be 18 or over to stay at our hostel. Anyone under 18 has to be accompanied by a parent/guardian but this also needs to be approved by a manager. Please contact us directly before booking with anyone under the age of 18.

USA Hostels has a 14 night limit in a 365 day period.

Please note that the prices listed here do not include city/hotel tax of 10.5%. Tax will be added at check in and will be detailed in hostel’s separate confirmation email.

Any bookings scheduled for arrival from July 18-21, 2018 are subject to the following 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.

Any bookings for more than 10 people travelling together, whether booked on one reservation or multiple reservations, constitutes a group booking by USA Hostels. These groups must contact the hostel prior to making a reservation and are subject to USA Hostels’ group booking policies which include full payment prior to arrival, security deposits and different cancellation rules. The hostel reserves the right to refuse any groups that do not make themselves known to USA Hostels and agree to our group booking terms, and no refunds of Hostelworld deposit will be issued.

Please note: Check-in is 3pm. Check out is 11 am.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 15:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00


  • Age Restriction
  • 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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