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Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

Lucky D's hostel has a great friendly vibe and is in a good location. Staff are always helpful and make an effort to keep your trip entertaining every evening, especially Jessica who helped me out multiple times with my reservation. There's also some really great deals on drinks most nights of the week and having a common room, TV room...

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LuckyDsHostel, Owner at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

So glad we were able to give you a comfortable stay and show you a good time, Rich. There's nothing like the city of San Diego, and we're happy we could show you what it's all about. See you soon! All the best, Pete

Brasilia, DF
Reviewed 13 July 2015

We where on vacation througth Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas and San Diego, staying all the time at hostels, and Lucky Ds was the best hostel of all. Mainly for the infrastructure and the staff.

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LuckyDsHostel, Owner at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Flattered to see our hostel was your favorite during the trip! Sounds like you hit up some great spots on the west coast, and I'm glad we could make you feel right at home here in San Diego. Hope we'll be seeing you again next time you're in town. Best, Pete

Belem do Pará, Para, Brazil
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

I love so much this hostel! Is clean, is comfortable, is awesome! A good breakfast, good rooms, and clearness restrooms. The staff is perfect! Good localization, with many bars, nightclubs and restaurants near from hostel. And the convention center stay one steps of distance.

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LuckyDsHostel, Owner at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

We were so lucky to have you stay with us! Glad we were able to show you all San Diego has to offer. Hope you'll be back soon. All the best, Pete

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 July 2015

This place was so much fun. Our four bed dorm had a lovely breezy big window with a view and comfy beds and there were fun things to do every night like a free taco Tuesday and $5 all you can drink nights. Great common room with beer pong, drinks fridge and iPod dock too. We came back two days...

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LuckyDsHostel, Owner at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

So glad you decided to stay with us, Kyrie. It means a lot to know we were able to provide you just what you needed as well as show you a good time. Hope the rest of your trip went well. All the best, Pete

Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I chose this hostel because it is close to where I have to spend most of my time in (a conference) and because of its relatively affordable price. However, the room was not clean and was with a strange smell, one screen window was not securely attached. The front desk could care less about what your room had problems with.

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LuckyDsHostel, Owner at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Sorry to hear you were disappointed during your stay. If you would've let our staff know about the issues you were experiencing we would've been more than happy to fix them. Hope this won't deter you from visiting us again. All the best, Pete

Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 4 July 2015

I stayed here in during Comic Con in 2014. The room was clean with enough outlets and lockers, but it got really hot at night; having the fan on and the windows opened helped a lot. Considering the hostel was fully booked, the bathrooms were nice/clean and I didn't have to wait long for the showers.

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LuckyDsHostel, Owner at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you for your note, Christine Liz. Planning on coming back for Comic Con again down the line? We'd love to welcome you to stay with us again. Maybe this time San Diego will muster up more of a breeze! Take care, Pete

Reviewed 1 July 2015

One of the best hostels we stayed in on our travels. We stayed in a private room and it had everything we needed, really comfortable bed! The staff here are so helpful and friendly and the place has a really good atmosphere for students or backpackers travelling around California!

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LuckyDsHostel, Owner at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Right on, Pete! Happy to hear you found your accommodations comfortable -- thanks for reaching out! I hope you'll come by and see us the next time you find yourself traveling around California. Happy travels, Pete

Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

We arrived to a very pleased girl on reception who gave us all the information we Needed. I'll be honest now, we are not hostel girls, but we were actually looking forward to staying here, because it was sold like an American university frat house. As English uni students, it was actually very disappointing. First of all, the room was...

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LuckyDsHostel, Owner at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Since you stayed with us in hopes to meet new people and have a good time, I'm disappointed to hear your experience fell short of that, Sarah. I wish you had let us know about your sheets, we would have been more than happy to change 'em out. As for the drink situation, it sounds like it was a busy...

Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

I stayed 5 days in San Diego, and I liked this hostel. I recommend it to everyone who want to travel and discover San Diego. Lucky's is chip, clean and fun. I met a lot of amazing people here. And staff was very nice too. Especially the beautiful Kenza Farah and sum sum. They were very helpful for me and...

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LuckyDsHostel, Owner at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Happy to hear we were able to make your visit to San Diego all the more memorable, Iyad. Hope you'll be back to visit us, and this beautiful city, at least one more time. Until then, Pete

New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 June 2015

I usually don't write reviews but in this case I felt I had too; this hostel was too great! I stayed here with some friends for a few nights while on a road trip along the west coast and the atmosphere was really special; there's a lot of really lovely art on the walls and really cozy common spaces to...

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LuckyDsHostel, Owner at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Wow, Cassie! We're so excited you wrote a review for us. It was a treat to have you stay at our place. Our staff really enjoyed your company. Hope you'll be back soon. - Pete

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come for the party! Stay because it feels like home. Lucky D's Hostel is a top San Diego hostel, and it is a guaranteed good time. When is the last time somebody promised you that? Lucky D's is fun, comfortable, clean and safe. It has an amazing atmosphere and a perfect location. Lucky D's has a wonderful team on staff. They are knowledgeable, helpful and will make sure you have a good time. San Diego is a fantastic city and Lucky D's is in the middle of the action. There are fun things to do every day, a party every night. We are conveniently located just steps away from the Gaslamp District, home of San Diego's hottest nightlife, restaurants, bars and shops. It's close to all of the city's attractions and the best beaches are a quick bus ride away. With Lucky D's, you'll have so many new friends you won't know what to do with them all. Why are you still reading this? Go make a reservation already. Lucky D's Hostel in San Diego has it all and we're waiting to welcome you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lucky D's Hostel

Address: 615 8th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6405
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range: RM152 - RM427 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lucky D's Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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“If you can, ask for rooms on the side of the kitchen / bathrooms.”
shimishredel, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“414 - private and near 2 v. clean BRs. Thin walls; window opens above kitchen/common area, but didn't bother me.”
chloeshanley, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“4th floor rooms most quiet but only private rooms available, no elevator”
CTWB, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“No elevators available.”
kevinbX6435NJ, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“avoid rooms facing 8th ave unless you like to spectate as homeless folk argue about minor incidents of disrespect”
HumanVector, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
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