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726 5th Avenue, Downtown San Diego, San Diego, CA 92101, United States of America – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.4/10! (score from 182 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at USA Hostels San Diego - Downtown.
|Twin Room with Shared Bathroom|
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|Queen Room with Shared Bathroom|
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|Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room|
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Based on 182 reviews
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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 276 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 620 reviews Good
In San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, this non-profit hostel serves a daily breakfast, has a full kitchen and provides free coffee, tea, hot chocolate and filtered water 24-hours a day.
Score from 306 reviews Very good
May 22, 2015
Lots of bars and people in the street, loud noise and music on weekend nights.
It has a good location. Staff were super friendly. Great breakfast included in the price.
May 19, 2015
Great location and super friendly staff. My stay was made really welcoming and was a very homely hostel. The cleanest iv ever stayed in
May 18, 2015
I thought the bathrooms could be cleaner.
Comfortable atmosphere, lots of activities, beds were comfortable, staff were friendly and accommodating to requests
April 27, 2015
Absolutely nothing to complain about
I Loved the location.. The staff was cool as hell.. and the toilet and showers are very private even though they are within a public bathroom
April 11, 2015
The breakfest was cool. Hostel offers some discounts for trip to Tijuana and others. I love the beds, every bed has the own charger and light!
April 11, 2015
To hot in rooms
April 8, 2015
It was quite warm in the dorm room. With no AC, it was a bit of a miserable night trying to sleep. The noise didn't even bother me, it was just too hot!
I loved the breakfast! There was plenty to choose from and everything was fresh and delicious!
April 5, 2015
The staff are really great, the location of the hostel and the hostel itself is pretty cool.
March 29, 2015
Lacks any social interaction despite the events organised No outdoor space but probably not possible due to its location
Dorm rooms were lovely, privacy pods are a brilliant idea Comfortable beds and pillow trave Right in the middle of Gaslamp District but I didn't hear too much Friday night noise
March 26, 2015
Bit overpriced Entrance smelled
Location was perfect Friendly staff Hanging out with fellow travelers from all over was really fun and interesting
March 22, 2015
Fantastic location in the middle of the gaslamp quarter for a good. price. Very friendly, energetic and helpful staff. Good well-maintained shared facilities.
March 14, 2015
Rooms and bed are a little small, so you are right on top of your neighbors. the shower situation was not explained fully so that was a little confusing. still good for the price.
Staff was at front desk all night. they have an area to make your own breakfast. there was an outlet in the bed so you can have your phone next to you.cheap and right in downtown.
February 1, 2015
January 15, 2015
The closest parking lot is about five minute's walk from the hostel and costs 15 USD for a day. Is a bit loud from time to time although the rule about quiet hours between 11 pm - 8 am were usually followed so the nights were fine.
The hostel is located in the Gaslamp Quarter which is a nice area during the evenings. The common areas with toilets and showers are clean. Good breakfast. The hostel organizes an activity for their guests each day. Also lots of recommendations at the hostel of places to go and how to get there.
January 11, 2015
No elevators, few bathrooms.
Friendly staff, complementary breakfast, lots os activities
January 10, 2015
Common room is not so enough space!
Nice staffs Breakfast
December 11, 2014
- Small room without window to the outside
- Free breakfast - Free (and fast) WIFI - Great location
December 10, 2014
Great location- lots of places to eat, grab drinks, and shop. Staff- super helpful and accommodating.
December 2, 2014
The price of bear in the bars. The hostel was brilliant
Ideal location. Military guys looking for for downtown place to base from.
November 22, 2014
This is exceptionally good value accommodation - if you are looking for 5* luxury go and find it in an expensive hotel. If you are happy with clean, basic facilities that ooze charm but not pampered luxury - this is your place.
Extremely helpful staff - couldn't have been moreso. Friendly youth hostel atmosphere. Despite other comments, quiet at night, peaceful. Couldn't fault it.
November 18, 2014
Staff were very attentive and friendly. Location was great as its few blocks away from the trolley, the mall and it's at the center of Gaslamp District. I'll definitely recommend the place for backpackers.
November 4, 2014
Excellent location, very clean (comfortable bed), polite staff, very good value for money. Lots of choices for breakfast
October 31, 2014
- My room was pretty small, no windows, but ok - dark in the morning ;-). - One staff was yelling 2am to kick out some guy that went to our room by mistake, not considering that there were 3 other people asleap there that had nothing to do with it.
- Location is perfect, close to everything and super easy to get there from airport or train. - Atmosphere is great, everyone is friendly and respectfull, very happy decoration! - Great kitchen with breakfast (make your own pancakes :-), fruits, bread, juice) and laundry. - Wi-fi worked perfectly - For a hostel the room was pretty quiet. - Good showers, in 5 days just had to wait once for 5min.
October 25, 2014
Be aware that there are essentially 2 flights of stairs just to get up to the hostel , which is over a restaurant. Then my room was up another extended level, so luggage was something of a problem for me. Could have used more showers. Bathroom was shared male/female, but toilets stalls had full doors.
Great location! Price was good, room was surprisingly quiet. Staff were 24/7 and really great. Shared bathroom was pretty clean.
October 22, 2014
Location, good breakfast, very clean and friendly staff
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