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726 5th Avenue, San Diego CA, San Diego, USA

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88%

Rating
1218 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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97%

Just WOW. Great hostel!!! Make a good choice and stay there. Price is a little high but everything else ist just great!!!!!! Very good hostel!!! Location is good. Staff is friendly, nice and helpful.


86%

At first I wasn't too impressed, but then I grew to love this place. Check in was a bit slow - they explained it's not usually as busy as it was, but they should have had an extra person to deal with the luggage storage and answering the phone and door buzzer to speed things up. The shared bathrooms could have been cleaned more often IMO. Overall, the staff was laid back and it was really fun staying here. :)


100%

I loved this place. San Diego is an amazing city and this place is the perfect base to explore it from. The pub crawl was really fun and the beds with the privacy pods are a brilliant idea. I'd definitely stay here again.


89%

The environment is so nice and I like the kitchen so much . It provides not only nice free breakfast but also the Kitchenware that guests can make lunch or dinner by themselves . Everything is great!

  • 3rd Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • China
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

Great place, good atmosphere, Nice stay 😊

  • 24th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

It was so hot in the room for two nights, almost no air in the room, I was about to sleep in the bathroom, because it was fresh... There is no air conditionning. Very well-located: downtown, near the plublic transportation, in the middle of dozens of good restaurants and bars.


66%

Decent hostel right in the middle of downtown. If you plan on sleeping though, good luck here. All the noise from the bars in the area made it hard to sleep without earplugs and unfortunately, I was there during a heatwave. No a/c was rough but usually you don't need it in San Diego. Nice kitchen and breakfast. Security was good and it was very clean.


89%

We loved it here met some really cool people that we will be keeping in touch with ! :0)

  • 28th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


74%

There were noisy rooms/people even after 11pm, i dont know if the staff is responsible to stop them or it s coming from the staff already since there are many people working there for free bed. 4 Mixed Room(#2) on the first floor has no Window, no air inside except the AC which makes also noise. Its location is great and the Value for Money is good.

  • 27th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Turkey
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

This is a high quality hostel - there's not a lot more you could ask for! The softest, most comfortable bed I've slept on in my whole 3 months travelling. The location is incredible, you walk outside right into the Gaslamp Quarter - literally between two busy, hip restaurants! It's clean, friendly, there's even iPads free to use if you need. If I had one tiny criticism it would be the fact you need a really big lock for the in room lockers (small ones don't fit) but everything else was great!


71%

It was a fine hostel but I was overcharged the entire deposit amount from hostelworld which they refused to accept was a deposit and not an extra fee. I tried explaining that hostelworld takes a deposit and the remaining balance is owed upon arrival, yet they didn't understand that. So it was not worth the money as we each paid about $38 for a dorm room.


100%

Best staff ever!


94%

overall,everything excellent,location in the heart of down town,staffs super friendly,just one problem ,the showers,water gets cold or hot which is a plumming problem and requires to change the watering system to prevent sudden shortage of cold or hot water,.....thanx to all of you guys who work hard and friendly ,see you soon zozo :)


80%

Great spot. Staff were a bit up and down though. Hard to tell who was who. And some were helpful, some didn't have much of an idea. Only three toilets shared between an entire floor... But they were mostly immaculate. I'd stay here again

  • 7th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

Loved everything but the showers.


66%

This place has a decent location but if you're travelling alone and hoping to meet people it's not ideal. Some of the staff are friendly and helpful but others feel distant and like they aren't interesting in hanging out with you or helping you.


94%

Great place to stay ! Wonderful staff and atmosphere - really clean too.


97%

Long stairs to reach the hostel. When carrying a big luggage it's a little bit challenging.


100%

An awesome location, in the middle of the Party of San Diego


91%

Very great location in downtown SD. Facilities are large and nice. The staff was nice and helpful. I do think the vibe isn't as friendly or interactive as other experiences. If your traveling alone, you might not make friends here.


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