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RK Hostel

642-648 W Hawthorn St, San Diego, CA 30-503
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great Hostal, close to Downtown , with a shared Kitchen ..Rooms are quite clean..lovely patio deck with view of Bay, ideal for Eating Breakfast or Sun Tanning..the Admin. and guests were super nice..with a Compass Pass and this, you're set to explore this lovely Coasr. Off to Oceanside on the Coaster today..PS. This place is close to the airport so... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

It was the worst hostel where I have ever been. Dirty and scary people. I think this hostel isn´t save at all and the area around was uncomfortable! Please use your money for something else! Don´go!!!

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1 Thank Maximilian H

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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

This is the worst hostel I have ever booked. Firstly, my partner called in advance informing that we would arrive late at night (11 pm). When we arrived, the lady at the reception told us that they had given our room away and there was only a single room with a single bed left. She laughed and asked if it... More 

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3 Thank MsMayabee
Dundee, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I have been here for the past 20 ish of april. My friends and i are travelling from SD to Vancouver. We got to the place without previous notice. They didnt have a room for the three of us however they helped us to find other place. Due the location of this Hostel and the look it gave us we... More 

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1 Thank Angel R
Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I have stayed here for a night or two every month for the past 6 months. I have to come down for business. (Poor me, having to go to San Diego, right?) This place is inexpensive, in a fantastic location, and everything you need. Sure, it's not five star, but the people are cool, and it is a heck of... More 

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Thank Greg J
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Kabel, wifi, shower, good people,conversations that were giving, ocean view. Scott helped with my bag even though he didn't have to. No guy holding the towels, but i never got that anyways. I mean why have a guy holding a towel? It's slavery. Im kidding.. Anyways. Central place, water is purified, ice machine. I really liked it. Kitchen, breakfast.

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1 Thank Henrik O
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My stay here was great, although it was only for a night. The staff here were very accommodating when I requested anything, and the morning breakfast was on point. I would come here again to get away.

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1 Thank sergei g
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I'm no snob but this place was terrible. We stayed here for 4 nights (too long in my opinion) and our room wasn't cleaned once. By the time we left the bin was overflowing, the shower was full of room mates hair and I wouldn't sit on the carpet as who knows how long it had been since it was... More 

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Rita K, Manager at RK Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would like express our sincere regrets about your experience during your recent stay here at RK Hostel. Our guests are very important to us. It is our goal to give the best quality and service to our guests at an affordable price. I want to ensure you that we have procedures in place that ensure that the... More 

Vancouver, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Kitchen was nasty, a mouse ran across the counter and sink... "breakfast" was 1 crappy sugary cereal... stairs stunk like piss.... bathrooms were gross, no toilet paper sometimes, no hand soap or paper towels etc... room we stayed in was tiny, barely enough floor space for our bags... most staff were creepy and vulgar dudes.... Luckily San Diego is an... More 

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15 Thank David L
San Diego, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Introduced myself as a travel writer and before I could even ask a single question about booking a room, rates or amenities the clerk, and some joker just sitting around chatting with the clerk, treated me with paranoid hostility the likes of which I have never encountered. Contending I was "some kind of investigative journalist," they clearly seemed threatened by... More 

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