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Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma

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3790 Udall St, San Diego, CA 92107
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am not one to write a bad review but... I'm not sure wether hosteling is different in the U.S. or as there are not many hostels they are run differently in America but it felt like we where in a strict, depressing (bad quality) college dorm, we cut our stay short and left this hostel. It sounded promising from... More 

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Patterson, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location facility, amenities & personnel. Superb kitchen to prepare & store food. Free Internet Wi-Fi, Wide screen TV, conference & lounge areas. Dorm rooms equipped with temperpedic mattresses & quality bedding. Comfortable atmosphere throughout. Feels like Home Away from Home. Activities provided Bar-b-ques + game nite. You cannot ask for more fastidiously clean hostel in San Diego & friendly... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is great because is not far away from the beach and downtown is not far either. Staff is really nice. We got a private room its was really nice, super clean and smelled good, beds are comfortable, good spacing, showers and restrooms were clean. Had a lot of options for breakfast. The pricing is better than staying at... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Daughter and I shared the twin bunk room. Beds were wicked comfortable; bedding/towels great quality. Air conditioning! Shared women's bathroom was brand spanking new. Washcloths were a little tired. Breaky was make your own pancakes, greek yoghurt & mangos (costco frozen), oj, tea and coffee. Perfect! Found it to be a little noisy with doors opening and closing later at... More 

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San Anselmo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Our group (Sleep Hollow Presbyterian Church’s Mexico Mission Team) has taken over this amazing hostel for one night on our return trip back to Northern California for multiple years now. It is the perfect layout, safe, clean and inviting for our group after a very hard and exhausting week of physical labor. After a week of building homes for families... More 

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

We are always so happy to host your group every year. Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel! We look forward to your stay with us next year! More 

Ontario, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This is a wonderful Hostel to stay at at the end of our Southern Tier ride. We are taking a three day break, before starting the Pacific Coast Route, San Diego to Vancouver, BC. The people here are very helpful and you get a great vibe. All ages are here, it is a safe and quite place to stay. The... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hostel. We are so glad you chose to stay with us during your trip! More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We stayed for three nights in a double room and loved this place. OK, the room was tiny and the bathrooms were a little tired (though clean) but the place has a really friendly vibe (there were travellers of all ages from all over the world), feels safe & secure and has the best garden to hang out in and... More 

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

We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience at our hostel! Thank you so much! More 

Ada, Oklahoma
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This is one of the best Hostels I have ever stayed in (after 30 yrs of hosteling.) Friendly staff, organized, clean, helpful, good rates, large kitchen, free breakfast you make with their ingredients, most nights there was free dinner but not guaranteed, other guests very interesting, laundry facilities, bikes & beach equipment available, free yoga classes, transportation & sightseeing info... More 

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

We really value your comments. Thank you so much for staying with us during your visit to San Diego! Cheers! More 

Platte City, Missouri
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I live in Missouri, my daughter lives in Australia, and was finishing college as we planned her wedding in San Diego. We had friends and family come in from all over the world and it was quiet the reunion! We stayed 10 nights in the hostel and had the rehearsal dinner there. We catered in a Taco Truck and the... More 

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

Thank you so much for choosing our hostel to host your friends and family during this special moment of life. We really enjoyed having you all stay with us, and it thrills us to hear that you enjoyed our facilities so much! Cheers! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Hands down best decision I could have made. Went to San Diego for Work conference (but flew in early for mini-vacation also) and the hotel was crazy expensive so I searched for an alternative. Had never been to a hostel and was of course a bit skeptical. This was an amazing price and had 10x the amenities/awesomeness that some of... More 

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

We are so happy to hear that your first hostel experience was with us! Thank you for choosing to stay with us, and for taking the time to give us such a great review!! Happy hostelling! :)) More 

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