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Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma

3790 Udall St, San Diego, CA 92107 (Point Loma)
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here on Memorial weekend. The hostel is located in a neighborhood area, so if you're looking for things to do, this may not be the best place. Public transportation was not very convenient (not a good thing when trying to get to the beach). They were working on the women's bathroom, so there was limited shower/bathroom space. The... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We recently stayed here for 4 nights. Overall our stay was very good just a couple of quirks as I have stayed in hostels before, there seemed to lack a bit of atmosphere around the place. This doesn't mean that the stay was not nice as it was just different to what I expected. It is a very quiet hostel... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stayed here with our two kids (3 and 6). The staff were very helpful, the common areas were very clean and the outside courtyard was very pretty with fairy lights and lots of plants and a hammock and ping pong table. Our room was small but cozy and clean with double bunk beds. Everything worked well and you can't... More

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Jenny W, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! We have added fee ear plugs for you to use and have extended our hours to midnight. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Jenny More

Yucaipa, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I loved staying at this hostel. The staff was friendly and helpful. The family-like atmosphere made it a home away from home. My only problem was finding parking, and that can't really be helped. Nights were quiet and the my room was comfortable and cozy. I will definitely stay here again, and am looking forward to it.

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Jenny W, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma, responded to this review

We are looking forward to you staying with us again. Thanks so much for your review! Staff do our best to make every guest's stay the best it can be. We are glad you had a great time. Cheers, Jenny More

Portland, Oregon
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20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Spent 4 nights at H.I. The location makes this hostel worth it. The property needs some updating but it works. It's close to many downtown restaurants and bars. It can get loud, late at night with guests coming late. The staff was friendly and helpful. Breakfast is simple and good as well.

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Jenny W, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! I believe this review is for our Downtown location, I will make sure to pass it on to them. Cheers, Jenny More

Painesville, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

The staff was thorough in explaining how things work and what was expected. The rooms and bunks were very adequate. Meals were fun and very good. Location made it easy to get to local restaurants, library bars and downtown.

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We are so glad you enjoyed our meals. We hope to see you again next time you are in town. Cheers, Jenny More

Jamaica Plain, MA
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

This hostel is.... - in a quiet neighborhood - quiet but very warm/welcoming in general - IMPECABLE CLEAN - Well equipped with anything you need- coffee, tea, pancakes, TV, extra blankets, hot showers, very cozy matresses, ping pong table.... - Beautiful- the pictures are true to the experience - great for hanging out- the kitchen is big, they have a... More

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Jenny W, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma, responded to this review

What an amazing review. Thanks! We are working on the water pressure issue. We are hoping we can get the best of both worlds in our newly remodeled bathroom. Cheers, Jenny More

Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I went to San Diego on a small budget with a few friends and we couldn't ask for more! For $25 per person the hostel was a bargain! The staff were welcoming and the community really warm. With a piano, a pingpong table, kitchen, and an ATM, I couldn't ask for more.

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Thanks so much for your great review! We hope to see you all back again soon. Cheers, Jenny More

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145 reviews 145 reviews
37 hotel reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Throughout my travels, I always wanted to take advantage of the savings of staying at a hostel. Yet, I am definitely not the stereotypical gone wild/binge drinking traveler that hostels are equated. Still, I am a part of the growing sector of travelers reconsidering hostels now that they are expanding their services to take into account families and non-partying guests.... More

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Jenny W, Manager at Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this 5 star rating! I am so glad you gave us a try and will be coming back again. Next time you are here we will have an expanded breakfast, WiFi in all the rooms, and a newly renovated woman's bathroom. Cheers, Jenny More

Long Beach, California
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32 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

I've been staying here quite a few times when deciding to do an extended stay in san diego. The area its located in is a great neighborhood much quieter then staying downtown, but in regards to nightlife there is nothing here since its in a residential neighborhood. Really to get around if you are staying here you need a car... More

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Address: 3790 Udall St, San Diego, CA 92107
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Point Loma
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. The hostel features 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 newly renovated kitchen that's perfect for cooking and sharing your favorite meals and a comfy, spacious lounge with a big screen TV and DVD player. Affordable internet access is available as well as FREE WIFI. Weekly dinners, barbecues, and movie nights are conducted by helpful hostel staff. ... more   less 
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