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Beach Bungalow Hostel

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707 Reed Ave, San Diego, CA 92109 (Formerly Banana Bungalow San Diego)
Beach Bungalow Hostel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is like a little golden nugget hidden away. The one thing I will always remember was how relaxed and easy going it was there. I still have dreams of the deck partys and waking up to that view! I still have hopes of going back for one last time. If your near by give the place a go... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One thing that definitely makes your stay here good is the family vibe of the hostel. The staff is great and the people that pass by are awesome for a brotherhood. I stayed there traveling alone and felt like I was with old friends. The location is also great. With a deck that helps you to wake up early to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Unbeatable location at a great price. Awesome vibe. Even though it's a party hostel I wasn't bothered by too much noise. Cleaned well each day. My dorm was cramped and I wish they'd expand the kitchen. Had a great time though.

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San Diego, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

Worst hostel i ever been! The Staff was childish and unprofessional, rude and lazy! There are No locks on any room-doors and nobody ever check the people coming in, so you can everything stolen!. no respect for the quite hour, especially from the staff, and this same people usually cook and eat and don't clean after them-self, and the "kitchen"... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

where else in California can you live on the beach, watch the sunset from the deck, drink beers till the sunrises and party with the best, all for spare change! yes it is a party hostel, yes it will be loud, if you do it properly than yes you wont sleep and yes you will have sand in your bed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

The only experience that has more bang for it's buck is the tiajuana experience offered at this beach bungalow. Staff and guests are very friendly and help as much as they can with local culture. I was woken up everyday of my trip to the employees cleaning and sanitizing the rooms!!!(it was we'll after mid day so I can't be... More 

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This is my first time travel in San Diego, everything is great, good environment, good staff, and good atmosphere. Thanks you guys gave me an awesome experience at here! I love the party night! Although the bed will shake when I tried to get up or move my body (a little bit scare), I am still really satisfied and recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Went with friends on Spring Break. Great staff, excellent service, right on the beach, met awesome people! This has hostel style bunks. Nice deck on the boardwalk. Great beach location, especially for the price!

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

so I made a account just to review this hostel, what a place! ive stayed in many hostels and this one comes out on top the design of it is great the location is the best ive ever been in with only a stone throw away from the beach. they have different things on every singe night which is always... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

I checked into to banana bungalow and was greeted with a well layed out hostel in an excellent location, with views of the beach from left to right. The hostel was tidy, the other travellers were very friendly and everyone was keen to meet new people and socialise. However the staff I found were very unapproachable, rude and not outgoing... More 

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