Two of us stayed here for 3 nights and had a wonderful time. The staff was extremely helpful, the volunteers Sunday morning were warm, friendly and welcoming. Free breakfast, coffee/tea, wifi daily. A clean, quiet, and respectful space. Couldn't have asked for more. As far as hosteling goes, this was really everything you could ask for. The courtyard area was a great bonus too! The only complaints we had were the distance from downtown and lack of any reasonable public transportation options, but you can't fault the hostel for that. As for the facilities themselves, it should be noted that the wifi is not accessible in the dorms (only the common areas) and the washroom situation could be dicey if the hostel is full (especially the men's, as I understand there is only one stall). Otherwise - an awesome, inexpensive place to stay within walking distance of Ocean Beach and Point Loma.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Come Chill in our Air-conditioned hostel featuring a laid-back atmosphere with a beautiful, sunny courtyard complete with table tennis, gas BBQ, and plenty of spots to relax. There is also a large, open kitchen that's perfect for cooking and sharing your favorite meals and a comfy, spacious lounge with a big screen smart TV that you can stream Netflix on. FREE WIFI throughout building. Weekly dinners, barbecues, and Taco Crawls are conducted by helpful hostel staff. The Point Loma Hostel is located two miles from San Diego's famous Ocean Beach in the relaxed neighborhood of Point Loma. Ocean Beach and its accompanying nightlife, cafes, restaurants, shops and weekly Farmer's Market are just a short 5 min drive/bus ride or 20 min walk away. Nearby, Sea World and Mission Bay are just a 5 minute drive or 20 minute bus ride away. Balboa Park, with its museums and the world famous San Diego Zoo, and Downtown San Diego are 15 or 30 minutes away by car and bus respectively. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma Hotel San Diego