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    Hostelling International San Diego Downtown

    521 Market St, San Diego, CA 92101
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          US$146
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          Free Wifi
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          Reviewed 14 August 2016

          This is a well-intentioned hostel - the staff is excellent - but there are some serious problems. There's no air conditioning in the rooms, and San Diego gets warm in the summer. It's located right in the middle of the party neighborhood & many rooms...More

          1  Thank Karen L
          Reviewed 14 August 2016

          We have stayed in this hostel in the past and things have changed. The good was that the hostel has not stayed still, they have continued to keep the place clean and neat. We were pleasantly surprised with our private room to get an in...More

          Thank Tony B
          Reviewed 10 August 2016

          Located in the middle of San Diego's Gas lamp district the hostel is a 10-15 minute walk from Broadway (busses) and 10 minutes walk to Horton Plaza ( shopping centre). Free decent speed WIFI. The Hostel is surrounded by Bars and Restaurant's and the "Economy"...More

          1  Thank Matt B
          Reviewed 19 July 2016

          This is one of the best hostels I've ever been to - beautifully clean with great air con for hotter days and nights. Has all the amenities you could want including fast free wifi and great free breakfast. But the best thing is the staff...More

          Thank gypsysoul83
          Response from Jessica Q, Front Office Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 28 July 2016

          Thank you for your awesome review! We always enjoyed reading about a guest having a great time. We hope you come back and see us if you ever find yourself on the west coast again, but safe travels to you where ever your next adventure...More

          Reviewed 4 July 2016

          well this place is amazing... very clean.... excellent staff..... location perfect..... I will definitely stay there again all the times I will visit this beautiful city.... and last but not least... breakfast is superb... few things but good quality and good company.

          Thank evdokimos
          Response from Jessica Q, Front Office Manager at Hostelling International San Diego DowntownResponded 3 August 2016

          Thank you for your review! We love to hear when a guest has a great time. Please come back and see us anytime! All the best, HI-Downtown San Diego

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          Amenities
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          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
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          • Breakfast included
          • Self-Serve Laundry
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          • US$49 - US$209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 48
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          NMPate
          What is the check-in time? Our flight arrives at 10:35 pm. Is it possible to check in late with a private room?
          3 March 2017|
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          Response from Judith_AGM | Property representative |
          Hi, Check-in time is anytime after 3pm. In a private room it is possible to check-in late in the evening. Just make sure to contact us before so that we can expect your arrival.
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          ajs202
          Hi, Is there parking nearby and if so, how much is it?
          15 August 2015|
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          Response from norcalitaliana | Property representative |
          Greetings ajs202, There is parking nearby. The two closest parking options are the Park It On Market garage (on Market between 6th and 7th), and the LAZ Parking Lot (on Market between 7th and 8th). The Garage parking is... More
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          "Private rooms are available!"
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          "Get a room away from the street or do NOT stay here. You won't be able to sleep."
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          "Don't be shy about asking for a private room if you are traveling with family"
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          "Premium rooms are at the back of the building away from the street noise."
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