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ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent four night here last June and was very impressed. The rooms were cleana and both breakfast and dinner were available for free. On the Saturday went on the activity to Tijuana which is a must. Ended up being a group of 30. The bathrooms are clean but could probably do with mabye 1 more. San diago is quite spread...

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Bobby D, Manager at ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Hey thank you so much for your review! we are so happy you have enjoyed our activities and meals. thank you for spending time with us, hope to see you again Cheers ITH Management

Glendale, Arizona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is great...had a blast hanging out on the patio with the various people staying there and working there. Everyone was friendly and helpful to each other. Do not have a bad thing to say about this place. Would recommend to anyone taking a trip with friends or by yourself. Very easy to make friends and get involved in...

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Bobby D, Manager at ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Awesome! thank you so much! we are happy that you have enjoyed our hostel. See you soon!! Cheers ITH Management

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights whilst exploring San Diego. This is a perfect location for being near the shops and walking along the harbour. Seems a bit unusual and sketchy when first arriving but it is the most chilled and hip place. The staff are super friendly and smiley and are willing to help with anything you need. I shared...

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Bobby D, Manager at ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Hey!! thanks for the kind words, we really appreciate when everyone has a good time here, hopefully you will tell all your friends about us and send them over! see you soon. Cheers ITH Management

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had to stop in San Diego for a night and needed an inexpensive place to stay. The ITH adventure Hostel worked perfectly. It has a funky, youngish vibe. My wife and I had a double room to ourselves in the "Farm House" (the quieter, no-alcohol or smoking building). The bed and comforter were very comfortable. Bath towels and linens were...

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Bobby D, Owner at ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to share our hostel with you. Thanks for staying with us. Enjoy your travels. Cheers.

Áth Cliath
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel has a pleasant and charming decor, nice staff and is in a good location. There is a nice, big living room which has a homely vibe (the building does appear to be a big home) which is quite a peaceful place to relax or socialise. They do a group "dinner" most nights for guests in the kitchen. It...

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Bobby D, Manager at ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Hey thank you so much for your review, It makes us feel good that you felt so welcome here in our hostel. Cheers ITH Management

California
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was there 3 nights, and two of the nights there was a barbecue for dinner. The third night there was a communal potluck for dinner instead. I didn't realize before taking my solo trip to San Diego that it would be so much more fun to eat with other travelers in the hostel than to eat dinner at a...

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Bobby D, Owner at ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Hello Rachel, Thank you very much for your feedback. We loved hosting you and providing great memories. Your needs and concerns are very important to us. We are continually making improvements to make the hostel a better living space for all. Cheers!

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Everything you would want in an international hostel. Great international travelers, friendly staff, outstanding group activities, very clean, nice beds, great patio, nice included breakfast, fantastic location.

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Bobby D, Manager at ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Thank you. At ITH we try to offer an unmatched experience, unlike anything else. We love it we hear we are doing a good job. We are always making upgrades and trying new things, so come back and check us out again. Cheers, Management

Nambour, Australia
Reviewed 28 January 2017

This hostel is one of the best of its kind. It has very helpful and accommodating staff, a nice positive ambience, a range of accommodation options, and lots of activities on offer. Definitely check it out.

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Bobby D, Manager at ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Hey! thank you so much for your honest review! we love to help out the best we can and make sure all guest have a good time. See you again soon !! Cheers ITH Management

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 21 January 2017

The staff was friendly and super helpful. The location is great, near Gaslamp, Balboa, & Little Italy. Defiantly a fun place to stay. The interior is colorful and quirky, and the space lets you meet other travelers. Also fun daily activities and things to do are posted in the lobby, and very affordable! I have no complaints and always recommend...

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Bobby D, Manager at ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Thanks for nice words. We are please you enjoyed your stay and hope you stay with us during any future travels.

Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Pretty average hostel in comparison to all of the others we have stayed at this trip. Loud music played until early in the morning, very small rooms and the breakfast consists of packet oatmeal every morning and poptarts. The one good thing is their free activities that they offer. I wouldn't stay here again.

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Bobby D, Manager at ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We regret to hear that our quiet hours were not enforced as they should have been, and we will make sure this does not happen again. Regarding the breakfast, we provide all that we can with in the strict regulations San Diego County has set on every hostel, but I assure you and others that...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Awarded the 2014 & 2015 Certificate of Excellence by Trip Advisor for being the Top Rated Accommodation in San Diego! We are ideally located in Downtown near San Diego Bay and we offer FREE continental breakfast every day and provide FREE pizza catered from an authentic local Italian restaurant 6 nights a week! FREE adventurous daytime activities are offered everyday including: surf trips, sailing, snorkeling, hiking, picnics, yoga beach trips and more! Limited spaces are available with our daytime activities. Our social night time activities makes our hostel one of the best in San Diego! Our variety of dorms and private guest rooms are designed with the latest bunk beds, allowing travelers to enjoy a cozy nights sleep at an affordable price. The unique design of our historic victorian building allows guests to have numerous outdoor sitting areas in addition to multiple social areas inside. Our goal is to provide travelers with the complete experience of seeing San Diego while making friends with other travelers from all over the world. Our guests have access to the use of iPads to surf the web and contact their friends on Skype. Our social activities give our travelers the best insights to San Diego including pub crawls, poker night, sports games, walking tours, creative workshops, taco Tuesdays, social olympics and more! Please note that guests staying with us must be over 18 years old and carry an international passport or reside outside of San Diego County. ... more   less 

Additional Information about ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego

Address: 1658 Front Street, San Diego, CA 92101-2920
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown , Little Italy
Price Range: RM137 - RM407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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