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USA Hostels San Diego

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726 5th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
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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
    4 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best hostels I have stayed in ever. The location is great and near cheap overnight lot parking ($15/night!). The staff is really helpful, the free breakfast has coffee that tastes like actual coffee, and the location is amazing. I splurged for a private room which had tv, a private fridge, and lockers to keep your... More 

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TanyaUsah, Public Relations Manager at USA Hostels San Diego, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay in our San Diego hostel. The Gaslamp is a lively place, and providing coffee for our travelers is a must! Enjoy your adventures, cheers. More 

Coquitlam
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63 reviews 63 reviews
5 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Getting to USA Hostel from the airport was cheap and easy on public transit, always a bonus for cheapskates like me. I am 64 with arthritic knees so the upper bunks are a real struggle for me, I emailed ahead to request a lower bunk but the Hostel policy is that they do not reserve beds. I arrived before noon,... More 

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USAH, Guest Relations Manager at USA Hostels San Diego, responded to this review

We're glad that our staff could be so helpful to your and give you great memories of your stay with us. Cheers. More 

Eltham, Australia
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194 reviews 194 reviews
50 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Stayed here for a three day short stay in SD. Walking distance from the Greyhound and located next to tram stops. Lots of bars and cafes around. Hostel was clean and staff were really helpful. Kitchen is great, and the included breakfast is really good for a hostel. We stayed in the room that cheaper as it is 'loud' but... More 

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USAH, Manager at USA Hostels San Diego, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. We're glad you had a great stay. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I know that hostel experiences are pretty subjective and vary person to person, but this was honestly the best hostel I've stayed at so far. The people were great and it was in a prime location at the footsteps of nightlife and shops. Definitely recommend.

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USAH, Manager at USA Hostels San Diego, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! Much appreciated. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Perfect location in the middle of the gaslamp quarter with friendly and helpful staff, that are more then willing to assist you to find an activity if you dont like any of the numerous options already on the board.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I stayed at the hostel for only a night and was in a single room (queen bed - no bath). The room was clean and cozy with a TV, storage, AC, and the bed/pillows were comfortable. I would absolutely stay here again - great location first and foremost! You are right in the center of the Gaslamp district where you... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I needed somewhere to stay at the last minute and booked in here the day before. I stayed on a Sunday, and there was free dinner (and wine!), plus pancakes in the morning before I left to catch my flight. It's one of the nicest hostels I've stayed at, and its the little things - like the receptionist happily printed... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This place was nice. Safe, clean, and had coffee in the morning. I had a private room so I can't say much for the shared ones. But mine was really nice. Had a living room and a separate sleeping area upstairs which I often forgot you had to bend down in to stay in. The bathrooms were really clean so... More 

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USAH, Manager at USA Hostels San Diego, responded to this review

We're glad you liked our lofted private..The sleeping area does require one to 'duck' but we felt guests would appreciate having a little living room area. คุณขอบคุณ More 

Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We were lucky to book into this hostel at the last minute and were very glad we did. Situated right in the middle of the Gas Lamp Quarter, the hostel is very bright and lively. Once we located the door amongst the jam packed restaurants, it was a quick check in, a long drag of our bags up the stairs,... More 

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USAH, General Manager at USA Hostels San Diego, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We're glad you like the look of our hostel. It truly is a unique setting in San Diego. More 

Newcastle, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This is one of the best hostels that I have stayed at. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the kitchen and dining area is large and clean and the free breakfast is decent (considering it is free!). I found the room (6 bed) to be spacious, with full size lockers. The privacy screen and individual lamp is an added... More 

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USAH, General Manager at USA Hostels San Diego, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. We're very happy you enjoyed your stay! More 

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