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521 Market Street, Downtown San Diego, San Diego, CA 92101, United States of America – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.5/10! (score from 300 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at HI - San Diego Downtown Hostel.
|Bed in 4-Bed Male Dormitory Room|
|Bed in 4-Bed Female Dormitory Room|
|Quadruple Room with Private Bathroom|
|Single Bed in Male Dormitory Room|
|Twin Room with Bunk Bed and Shared Bathroom|
|Single Bed in Female Dormitory Room|
|Double Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Double Room with Private Bathroom|
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Pool Table, Massage, Game Room
Wired internet is available in public areas and costs USD 5 per hour.
No parking available.
Vending Machine (drinks), Vending Machine (snacks), 24-Hour Front Desk, Baggage Storage, ATM on site, Concierge Service, Lockers, Shared Lounge/TV Area, Laundry
Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Family Rooms, Elevator, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Air Conditioning
Ralph's (0.3 miles)
Krisp Beverages & Natural Foods (0.4 miles)
Lotus Thai Cuisine (0.2 miles) Pokez (0.5 miles) Zanzibar Cafe (0.2 miles)
Lion Coffee (0.2 miles) Starbuck's (0.1 miles)
Sea Port Village (0.7 miles)
From 3:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Extra beds are not available.
Up to two older children or adults stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Any additional older children or adults are charged USD 15 per person per night when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
When booking for more than 10 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
Cards accepted at this property
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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.
Based on 300 reviews
Value for money
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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 1443 reviews Review score
Wyndham San Diego Bayside boasts 3 on-site restaurants and a free shuttle service to the San Diego Zoo, Seaport Village and San Diego Airport.
Score from 728 reviews Very good
In sunny San Diego, this motel is a 10-minute drive from Sea World. All rooms include a flat-screen TV with cable. San Diego International Airport and San Diego Zoo are 3 miles away.
Score from 569 reviews Good
Situated in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter, this hotel is a 15-minute walk from the San Diego Convention Center. It offers a free shuttle from the San Diego International Airport.
Score from 591 reviews Good
May 5, 2015
Stayed in early May but may not in the peak of summer. No AC and it was already quite warm.
Location, close to trains, buses and all the nightlife in the Gaslamp Quarter. Comfortable private rooms. Clean for the most part.
April 28, 2015
Loved this place.
April 25, 2015
The parking situation
Definitely liked the location. The staff was fun. The room was nice and clean.
April 15, 2015
Not very social, but it may have just been bad timing for when I was there.
Location was the best you could ask for. The Staff were wonderful and helpful.
April 12, 2015
Noise from other guests.
Liked the service, room, kitchen, 24 hrs availability of tea and coffee.
April 7, 2015
There is a lot of noise from the bars till 2am. The windows cannot be closed completely to cancel the noise
it has an excellent location, in the middle of gasslamp, near to a lot of attractions. Free Wifi and breakfast
April 6, 2015
The metal bed-frame squeaked loudly with EVERY move we made. The floor could've used a mop. Walls and doors were too thin. You could hear everyone walking by. One window didn't have curtains, so we woke up every time or neighbor turned their lights on and off. The worst part was being woken up several times by the returning partiers in the kitchen from 2-7am. It was too much of a frat house mentality for us. If you're a light or moderate sleeper do not reserve any of the rooms near the kitchen or lounge area, you won't get any sleep. Great for partiers.
The location was great. The staff sweet. The building and decor was kind of cute.
April 1, 2015
Everything was great all the stuff give us ideas to enjoy to have fun
Exiting intense art in the board for things to do in San diego
March 26, 2015
The location is just the best it could be in Gaslamp Quarter. The staff is always helpfull and polite. I've forgotten my ipad in my room and they've helped me out sending it to the airport for me! Great people!
March 26, 2015
Construction going on, so could not sleep past 8am
March 24, 2015
Very friendly staff and nice ambience. Comfortable and clean.
March 20, 2015
Breakfast and dinner activities should be more publicized.
March 17, 2015
Outsider street noise
March 14, 2015
Nice staff, nice facilities, does exactly what it says on the tin but nicely!
March 10, 2015
Considerable noises from outside till 1-2 A.M., probably because of a huge number of visitors for a meeting held at the convention center.
Walking distance from the convention center.
March 2, 2015
Surly attendant at check in, room stunk of sewer gas, dingy room, cheap bedding. It was like moving into a public restroom.
location was convenient to convention center
February 24, 2015
We stayed in a double room with private bathroom. Room itself and facilities were fantastic however the noise from the surrounding night hotspots was deafening in the room so if you're a light sleeper perhaps pack your noise canceling headsets...
Location, friendly and helpful staff.
February 23, 2015
Showers were nerve wracking because people faced with a locked door would sometimes refuse to give up and yank it hard a few times. Clear curtains / screens make it so that you have little cover if they succeed. I would suggest implementing a lock based system for vacant/occupied like on airplanes to avoid awkward situations.
Great location, good (and clean!) amenities, approachable staff, interesting events, and friendly guests. It was my first stay at a hostel, and it was a pleasantly surprising experience. I met people of all ages and a wide array of nationalities.
February 20, 2015
Well no tv in the room. But still was good. We can leave without it.
Most of all. Close to everywhere. Specially from where I needed to be working. Great location.
February 19, 2015
The no alcohol policy
Brand new facilities, warm and generous staff, smiling and hard working cleaning ladies, super comfortable bed (I was in a double room), a kitchen nicer than at my own place, top location... All I can say is "wow". Dont hésitate to book this hostel.
February 19, 2015
Comfortable rooms. Completely soundproof room where I was - couldn't even hear the roadworks going on outside one morning. Friendly staff. Clean facilities. Located right in the centre of Gaslamp Quarter with easy access to everything. Would definitely stay here again!
February 18, 2015
Friendly staff....very helpful! A couple steps away from nightlife
February 17, 2015
My room is on top of the 5th street, which can be really noisy at night. But you can ask them ahead you prefer the quiet side if you wish so.
The location is perfect for those who like bars and restaurants. You can walk to the pier (or take the metro, which is few blocks down) and is also close to the san diego convention center.
February 10, 2015
they didn't write in the invitation that the payment is made on check-in.
i stayed in a double bed room with private bathroom. good place. nice and clean rooms. nice staff. great location, right in the middle of gaslamp district. just 10 minutes walk from the harbor. 5 minutes walk from the bus station or trolley station to all the places you can travel to.
February 10, 2015
It would have been nice to know that no alcohol was permitted on the premises. It would have saved us the trouble of checking our bottle of wine and then claiming it later but that was the only minor inconvenience.
Love the close proximity to see and explore downtown San Diego. The staff was very helpful and made great suggestions. I was impressed by the kitchen and the size of this hostal.
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