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Ocean Beach International Hostel

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4961 Newport Ave., San Diego, CA 92107
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We stayed here for two nights and I couldn't recommend it enough! The staff were very helpful and friendly! They had beer pong and s'mores for us oh both night and we really enjoyed them! Rooms were lovely and clean and there was breakfast both mornings including pancakes! Would love to go back!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I don't know if I was expecting more or if I was just comparing this to hostels in Europe, but I think I expected my stay to be more exciting. Upon arrival I spoke to the woman at reception who gave me information about the hostel but did not tell me there was a terrace in the back, which I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The manager there was lovely girl (irish, Aussie chick I think!) really friendly and helpful. I feel like some of the other staff couldn't be bothered answering questions at times but perhaps I caught them at a busy time. Beds are comfy enough, small room but I wasn't there to spend time in my room! Bathroom was clean. Showers suck... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I loved it here! I am a 29 female traveling alone and I had a wonderful time here. I stayed in a room with five other women. It was comfortable. The staff were helpful, loved the breakfast, can't beat the location by the beach! I enjoyed the yoga class they offered too. Thank you!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I came here for 3 nights after a few nights in Downtown San Diego and it was a nice change of pace. The beach is a 2 minute walk down the road and there are loads of cool shops, bars and restaurants on the same street to venture into. The rooms are fine, nothing special but comfortable and come with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great rooms, great bathroom. Awesome patio. Good times over all. Amazing for solo travel or groups of friends staying by the beach. Lots of couples. The bad: plumbing went out for a few hours. They shut off the water. No big deal. The really bad: They stayed open while remodeling and updating their rooms. So I had to wake up... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The location of this hostel is perfect, close to the beach and restaurants/bars. The staff is pleasant and there is plenty of activities scheduled during the week. The only wrong part of my stay would be that there are 6 beds in a very little room... no privacy... and the room are very old...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed in a private room for four nights. We had a great time and intend on staying here again when we go back to San Diego. Clean, friendly staff, fun activities, and very positive atmosphere. All for a good value and in the perfect location.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

A great location in a chilled part of town with excellent staff - and that's as good as it gets unfortunately. The dorms are substandard at best, old and tired with no natural light with bunks and mattresses that were probably bought in the 50's, and linen to match. Bathrooms are the worst I've witnessed in a hostel, you have... More 

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Tuxpan, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Everything was great!! The location is perfect, just 2 blocks away from the breach, the staff is very nice! Everything is clean, no complains about the bathroom!! great experience there! Im glad I chose this hostel!

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