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Busan, South Korea
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I arrived there at 12 so waited 2 hours. When I checked in my room, it was not cleaned up. I thought it was wasted my time, but they cleand up quickly. Hopefully next time, it would be cleaned up. Also there were not enough kinds of meal for breakfast compare with other USA hostels branches.

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San Francisco, California
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Just there to sleep for one night on a long car journey, but it was a somewhat reasonable price and I slept quite sound. The bed could use uodateing to something a bit less springy but hey, if your tired enough anything works.

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Oxford,
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There was a very strong smell of paint. It seemed the whole building had been painted from top to bottom very recently. There was noise from air-conditioning equipment at the back. The microwave was 6 feet off the ground. Not very convenient. The refrigerator was not functioning properly. The hotel management didn't send me the number of the room, which...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great location in Gaslamp Quarter. Everything near. Super friendly and helpful staff. Free breakfast. Free shuttle buses to the Beaches.Beautiful, clean and fancy hostel. Recommend and definitely staying there again.

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Crans-Montana, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you for this quality! The room was clean, the bathroom always perfect but first of all the staff and the volunteers were so friendly! I'll miss the Wednesday pub crawl for sure ;-) see you soon in San Diego

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful building, good beds. But damn. 10 AM checkout? Why? Rushed people crowding the kitchen, trying to wake up in a hurry in a windowless room as they stuff their faces to make it out in time? No common room to make a private-ish phone call in? Co-Ed bathrooms? Standoffish Northern European staff? Friendly Mexico is fifteen miles away. Never...

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Berlin
Reviewed 1 week ago

So much fun, love the place and the staff. Such a good location, heaps of bars and clubs and places to eat. Lots of fun activities put on by the hostel for you to make new bffs. Love how clean and tidy they keep it.

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Portland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant room but extremely noisy, both street noise, loud music from downstairs bar, and loud neighbors. Fine if you're a kid in town to party but not good for the business traveler. Would not stay again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my friends stayed here for a few nights at the beginning of our road trip. We really liked this hostel, the vibe, the people, it was just great! I actually even met some guys with the same last name as me, and a guy I used to go to school with. Small world huh? There was plenty to...

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a lovely stay in this hostel. well kept organised clean and with a lot of activities! Staff helpfull and kind. Top location main street of restaurants, pubs and cafes. Good price couldn't of asked for better!!made good friends

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
San Diego's original backpacker hostel, located in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter for 20 years. We're in the midst of the city's most popular bars and clubs. We offer the best value and most fun in hostel accommodations with daily breakfast, free and discounted activities, free wifi and more. Our staff are always happy provide insider tips on where to go, eat, etc. Our quirky decor in a historic 1880's walk up makes our hostel unique in many ways. All rooms are shared bath. Dorms feature 'privacy pods' with privacy screening, a light, shelf and outlet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about USA Hostels San Diego

Address: 726 5th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown , Gaslamp
Price Range: RM147 - RM418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — USA Hostels San Diego 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Spend the night in TJ.”
 of 5 bubbles buceriasc, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Keep sex quiet or your roommates will complain to the front desk and they'll ask you to stop right before you're going to orgasm. Ugh, jerks...”
 of 5 bubbles 190olliet, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pleasant room but extremely noisy, both street noise, loud music from downstairs bar, and loud neighbors. Fine if you're a kid in town to party but not good for the business traveler. ”
 of 5 bubbles W7582ZJcharlesb, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go and eat at Melting Pot, nearby this hostel: very good fondue and they have happy hours.”
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