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765 10th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101, United States of America – Show map
|Single Room with Shared Toilet|
|Bed in 4-Bed Female Dormitory Room|
|Bed in 2-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room|
|Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room|
|Bed in 2-Bed Female Dormitory Room|
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Buckner- R.K. Hostel's staff speaks: Hungarian, English
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Terrace, Sun Deck
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Shared Lounge/TV Area
Non-smoking Rooms, Heating, Air Conditioning, Designated Smoking Area, Adults Only
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Children and Extra Beds
Children cannot be accommodated at the hotel.
Extra beds are not available.
There is no capacity for cribs in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
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Located a 5-minute walk from the Gaslamp Quarter, this East Village San Diego hostel provides free Wi-Fi and a free daily continental breakfast. A common room features a DVD player and a XBOX system.
Score from 247 reviews Good
Just steps from Sea World, this hotel offers an outdoor pool and hot tub. Cable TV with free movie channels is featured in all guest rooms. San Diego Convention Center is a 10-minute drive away.
Score from 616 reviews Good
Featuring a seasonal outdoor pool and hot tub, this San Diego motel includes a cable TV with HBO movie channels in every room. San Diego International Airport is just a 10 minute drive away.
Score from 1282 reviews Review score
This hotel is conveniently located one mile from Central San Diego and area attractions such as the Convention Center and the Gaslamp Quarter.
Score from 220 reviews Review score
Location was great as was the price.
Wifi is really bad and the room was run down but clean. Parking was a nightmare.
I made a reservation on here for Buckner-RK Hostel for a one night stay from February 14 - February 15. When I arrived at the location, I walked up to check in and overheard the owner explaining to a couple that there were no more rooms available. They, too, had used Booking.com and, as he explained, the hostel had been full since 2pm, yet Booking.com was still making reservations. I had to explain to the owner that I had also made a reservation through Booking.com and he reiterated that they were at full capacity and I would have to wait and see if others who had previously reserved a bed did not show up. I had arrived at 11 pm and had to wait an additional hour before I had a bed - with no sheets, comforter, or pillow because they were dirty. In that hour, as instructed by the owner, I had to go upstairs and knock on doors to see if any room had an unused bed. After humiliating myself doing something his computer should have been able to do, I found an available bed. After this, he informed me that a room was not $21 plus tax, but $46 plus a $10 key deposit for a total of $56 and some change. I was livid. Not only did booking.com give me a reservation for a room that was not available, but they listed a very incorrect price. After returning to the Buckner-RK Hostel page and checking your customer service page, I did not find one mention of the higher price or key deposit. I did notice, however, that there are still listings for the hostel at the $21 price range. The only option near what I paid is a single room with a shared toilet - I stayed in a 4 bunk room. I will not be booking here again unless I can get verbal confirmation from the location that they have available beds. This was incredibly unacceptable.
This place has both!
staff are awesome!
no any thing
طردنا من الفندق الليل مارضى يفتح الباب لانا جينا متاخرين كله خوال ومروحين ومخدرات شوفو هوستيل ثاني . this hostel no any thing good this stafe and customer. and no clean and restroom too bad . place not safe more proplem out side i hope no any body come this hostel.
price location cost clean laid back
kitchen area needs to be supplied with dishtowels and bleach/soap
The staff was not helpful. The key they gave me wasn't working so they just told me to leave the door open... Also, the bathrooms were really dirty and there were coackroches in the rooms.
the staff was completly high every time. sometimes no breakfast. once, the guy don't wake up until 12:00 pm so a lot of guy couldn't check out before! crazy...
Absolutely nothing! I left after 2 nights and was meant to be there for 5
The staff i met, were rude & very unhelpful. They had to put a load of washing on just to be able to give me a towel for the shower so I had to wait hours for a towel that was still dirty & falling apart because it was so old. The bedspread was stained with dirt & clearly never gets cleaned. There was no toilet paper from 8pm - 9am in the 1 toilet on my level. The shower was filthy & shower curtain black with mould. The ceiling fan did nothing to cool the room down. It was like a sauna it was so hot I struggled to breath, got no sleep cos I was sweating so much. I've stayed in back packers before that would now be considered 5* accommodation compaired to this joint.
--Very low price even for a single private room with a fridge. --Met some very nice people from all over the world. --Hayden was very nice & helpful! --Cable TV with lots of channels --Room was bigger than I thought --Close to grocery, bus, and dining --Hayden had good suggestions about where to eat, and was genuinely interested in the guests staying here --I understand it is a Hostel, and not a ritzy hotel, I could go either way about coming back or recommending this place.
--Roof top patio was scattered with beer cans & bottles, & trash...I cleaned it up myself --Kitchen was dirty...again I cleaned it --clean dish policy not upheld --2nd broken TV in my room taking up counter space...owner said she would have it removed but never did --Trash from previous guest in trash can in my room...showed owner but seemed uninterested --overheard owner & housekeeper arguing --Booking.com said there was AC, staff said my room had a ceiling fan, but it didn't and they didn't have a box fan for me so the room was very warm --Kitchen fridge overstuffed with food, some of which was inedible --housekeeper was singing gangster rap songs about penises and drugs while I was eating in the communal kitchen --I wish I could post some of my pictures along with this review....I told them I was a travel photo blogger....I would have hoped they would have tried harder...
The location is pretty good and the staffs were receptive.
They forgot to put sheets on my bed, they didn't say until what time the check in goes and then when I got there at 11:30am they said that it was until 11am and also the wirelless is so bad it didn't work from my room.
The ladies at the front desk were very helpful and friendly!
There were bedbugs!!!
Nothing. STAY AWAY...
The staff are really unorganised. Check-in was a nightmare. There are no lockers. Very small kitchen only 2 seats and small table! the bed was really hard and uncomfortable. My rooms was way to hot for the summer with the only window locked and a slow ceilling fan . The bathrooms were also really small with no sinks, even though there was a sink in the bedroom. Kitchen was small and the breakfast provided was almost nonexistent. On top of that they keep my reservation deposit after telling me that I could not stay for my second night because my reservation was done too late! Much better hostels in San Diego stay away of this rat hole!!!
The price, the location, simplicity, the rootftop terrace.
The place could do with a lick of paint and a little refreshing.
Staff and location.
Bed is not comfortible.It was very old.
Excellent location and easy access to public transportation
The price. But you get what you pay for!!
Rude staff. Room was not ready until 9:00 p.m. the day of check-in, 12 hours after check-in time. We had to lug our stuff around all day and keep checking back to see if the room was ready. Apparently they had no one to clean it! This ruined our first day at our conference. The room was OK when we finally got in, but only one of three windows opened, and that only partially, and the ceiling fan did not work. There were no trash cans to be found, no toilet paper, and no towels available to even rent. My boyfriend stayed three nights previous to me and had NO SLEEP at all due to roommates turning on lights, partying late, lots of dance music from the lobby. The worst night was when a young man brought a woman to the room at 2:00 a.m. and proceeded to have loud (and apparently unfulfilling), unrelenting sex with her on the bare plastic mattress cover, scratching and clawing away, having removed all the sheets to "save them for later". After 2 hours of this going on not four feet from my boyfriend's face, he finally sat up and said "REALLY???".. Now the man was perturbed that he had been disturbed and would not be "able to finish". They finally gave up and opted for Snickers bars instead, as Snickers Satisfies. They roamed the halls buck naked in search of those, too. They were still crashed out in the room when I arrived at 11:00 the next morning. Later they checked out but left our room door wide open with all our stuff in there. The staff was consistently rude and unhelpful, and never did get the ceiling fan to work or the windows to open over our four-day stay. The 'breakfast' consisted of a gallon of milk left out on the table in the (very) hot July weather and a box of Fruit Loops. The kitchen was filthy and piled with dirty dishes until day four, when someone finally came along to do some cleanup. The rooftop patio was littered with countless beer cans and bottles and was un-usable.
I did not like any thing about the hostel. To grade the R.K hostel is +0. Not to put male inside a female room.
Friendly and clean staff who knows how to run a hostel. The hostel in very dirty, bed not made, no air conditioner. The hostel smells very bad. Two male was check in inside my room which is female room.
The people working there are awesome and the location is very good :D I will definitely come back!
Terrible service, hosts with bad attitudes and incompetence. Facilities were unsanitary and incredibly small. In showers there were mold and water pressure was terrible as well as the temperature was all over the place. Rooms unorganized, bad layout. Would absolutely not recommend.
All the time the people are worried in make you happy and the rooftop make the rest.. great stay, great place.
Slow at the check-in
Great potential. Place is cute, decent amenities, and I felt safe.
My non-smoking room was attached to the smoking patio - would have been easy to rethink that logic. Patio life was hopping until 3am or later, but our window wouldn't shut and I needed to wake up early the next morning. The place was loud in general until well past 3am - there was no time designated for start of quiet hours which I think you need in a hostel. Some staff seemed overwhelmed with the guest numbers, and other staff just didn't seem to care (I had to ask for a pillow three times, and even after that, no pillow cases were available. Dishes were piled to the faucet - characteristic of a busy place, but completely unsanitary and great incentive for cockroaches) I have stayed in several hostels and this was the first one that seemed like it's worked well in the past, but has become too loose with its operations to ensure people can enjoy themselves AND get at least half a night's sleep. Too bad, because I liked it when I first walked in.
blazing fast wifi
don't think my bed sheets were cleaned prior to arrival
Reception guys were very kind.
Place is really small.
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