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Beach Bungalow Hostel

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707 Reed Ave, San Diego, CA 92109 (Formerly Banana Bungalow San Diego)
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Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This a Very Special Place for People looking for a Once in a Life time Experience. In this modern world it's so rare that you find a business that strives to be the BEST....Beach Bungalows is one of those Places.The staff is personable and helpful, Brendon and Tracy are not only kind and Helpful but they have a winners attitude... More 

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Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in a private room, it had 2 bunk beds. They were clean and acceptable. The bathroom was private, but had a hole to the outside instead of a window, I would have preferred that to be closed. Overall, if you are looking for a great time, on the beach, and to meet fun people, stay here! If you... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel is pretty cool, I had a great time there, met pretty cool people and the next time I visit San Diego I will stay again in the hostel. The Hostel is located at the beach and from the "deck" you can see the beach and the ocean. The hostel is in a small street and has a few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Amazing place with amazing people. In my short stay in this hostel, I made a lot of friends from all over the world. The staff was very friendly and helpful. I want to specifically mention Michel Acks! He was an awesome staff member who gave us advise, went out with us en showed us around. People like Michel are the... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

This is a great, clean hostel in an amazing location. We ended up booking the private room and it was totally worth it. Hostel has free body boards.. There is always left over beer and you drink anywhere. Nice deck right on the beach. Fast and reliable internet. This is a great spot if you do not need luxury!

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

The hostel has free parking. - Great location by the sea. - Nice staff even though always crowded - Only far away of party area of San Diego but makeable. - great terrasse to have a drink or relax even late at night !

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Thank Joao C
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

I was in a 10 bed dorm room, really clean. The hostels is right on the beach, the magnificent view of the sunset at night is great to watch. Travelers here are on a cool chill vibe and everybody gets along pretty easily (hard not to in San Diego). The staff was great: Bobby, Branden and Dana. The common areas... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

I'm not usually one for writing reviews but this place was well worth it. The location right on Pacific Beach is immaculate! Bobby and all his friendly staff went above and beyond to make everyone feel welcome. Really awesome chilled out vibe right on the beach. Can't rate it high enough!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

the hostel was so dirty, sandy and old furnitured. It was so terrible. My blanket was stinking pee. Oh, I can't imagine how could I stay there! Location is good, in front of the beach and supermarket is about 5 min walk. Breakfast is very poor, just a pancake and tea, coffee. Oh, and on Fridays and Saturdays they charge... More 

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Cape May, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

What an absolutely phenomenal establishment. A charming dorm room setting that features all the amenities a man or woman might need. Outstanding communal experience where one feels safe and satisfied. Helpful and pleasant staff. I would love to, and plan on visiting annually. It has my highest recommendation.

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