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Ocean Beach International Hostel

4961 Newport Ave., San Diego, CA 92107 (Ocean Beach)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    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 2 days ago NEW

I loved this place! Comfy beds,nice staff,good facilities,clean. I loved the look of the whole place and my bed was so good!! Free Internet and use of the kitchen. The people are so nice and it's a very chilled out hostel in a great location the BEST hostel I have stayed in! Definitely give this place a visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for one week during July and had an amazing time! The outside of the hostel is very colourful and looked amazing! (You see alot of people walk past talking pictures). We were given a 6 bed dorm upstairs, although rooms are abit small, there is plenty of rooms as each persons suitcase/backpack can fit perfectly under the bed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Met some great people here! Hostel is great location, near the beach and lots of shops. Some great places to eat nearby too. The rooms were great, beds comfy and perfectly good en-suite bathroom. Kitchen is a huge size, and there's free tea and coffee all day. Free bottle of water and a packet of snacks on arrival. Staff are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there for 9 days from 7/28/14 to 8/6/14. We had the best time ever, hostel was very acomadating. Breakfast was great. People in the hostel freindly. I would reccomend this place to anyone. wildbillpidg

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good 5 night stay at the OB was one of my favourite experiences in SD. The rooms were slightly crowded but for the absolutely brilliant price I couldn't have asked for a better place. The staff were extremely helpful, eager to make the stay and final day (with baggage storage and whatnot) very pleasant. The social activities available were... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In a nice area, very close to the beach and shops. Staff are very friendly (given water and pretzels on arrival). If you get a receipt they will refund your travel costs getting to the hostel from the airport/bus station. Had curtains on the beds, good privacy! Washing machines are cheap, great outdoor area with TV. Wifi is not so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Brilliantly located hostel. Super friendly staff with frequent hostel events. Rooms were clean and spacious. Only problem I had were the lack of outlets.. But besides that everything was perfect. Had the best time of my two month west coast travel here. Would recommend to everyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Unbelievable 4 nights staying here!! All of the staff were so helpful friendly and fun!! Breakfast in the morning was a fantastic addition!!! Pancakes, eggs, fruit PB&J! Would highly recommend staying here! We arrived on our j1 without a notion where to stay etc and the lads here helped us out big time!! Basel was a great man! Love F-érgul... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Ocean beach Hostel its like paradise its a amazing place you can stay the people are amazing great events the staff members noah sam charlie basil they are just all amazing great amazing adventure trips for planning every sunday and tuesday amazing bonfires taco tuesday and wendsday farmers market. when ever you look for a great place to be and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights, having no idea about the location and definitely chose wisely - a stones throw from the beach in a really cool, laid back district with plenty of bars and cafes. The hostel has a good-sized well equipped kitchen with plenty of free breakfast (pancakes, toast, tinned fruit, eggs) the rooms are clean and cleaned regularly... More

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Address: 4961 Newport Ave., San Diego, CA 92107
Location: United States > California > San Diego > Ocean Beach
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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Airport Transportation
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We are the World Famous " OBI Hostel", Number One Hostel on the West Coast - close to all San Diego attractions including Sea World, San Diego Zoo , MEXICO, Old Town San Diego, Gaslamp Quarter, board surfing, the Wave House , Whale Watching , Sandy beaches, Farmer's Market , hiking, biking, sunbathing , nightclubs , bars, clubs, and lots of tasty food cafes ... ... more   less 
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