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USA Hostels San Diego

726 5th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks 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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice location in a cool building, friendly staff... however, the hostel has too few bathrooms and they chose to clean them at times when most backpackers would be taking their showers, creating long lines...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything you would expect from a hostel with good feng shui. :) iPads for internet access is a nice touch. Don't miss the entrance as your walking down the block. It's sandwiched between two restaurants with outside seating.

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Westminster, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though we are locals, my friends and I chose this place because it was cheap and looked fun...we couldn't have made a better decision! The people who stay are of course, foreigners, and they are so down to earth! Needless to say, we made some great friends in just one night. The staff, especially Mark, is also super friendly.... More

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Lexington, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel is all about safety, central convenience & an inexpensive bed. Rooms are small, dark, cramped, but beds are comfy, restrooms clean, kitchen useful. Friendly staff! Close to bus routes, Enterprise car rental, grocery store.

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Ikast, Denmark
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The San Diego Hostel is a great place! The valie-for-money is good and the location is pretty good in central San Diego. The Staff is really friendly and they are more than happy to give you advice what to do. A guy working in the reception, Mark, was really helpfull. We had unfortunately locked our keys inside our car and... More

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USAH, Chief Operating Officer at USA Hostels San Diego, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We're glad you had a great time. We'll be sure to tell Mark he got a shout out on TA. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

I thought the staff were thoughtful considerate helpful and the free breakfast was great... the cozy open-air feel of the joint was extra exotic... I will very likely stay again with usa Hostels sometime soon!

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

Thanks for the review - we appreciate your happy words! We love the coziness of our hostel and are glad others do too. More

Mission Viejo, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This hostel is the place to be! It is in the middle of San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter, surrounded by clubs and bars. The ambiance is great! Everything looks very nice and clean. The staff is excellent! I would recommend it to everyone :)

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

Thanks for taking the time to leave comments. We always appreciate them. Especially great ones! Happy Travels. More

Mexico City, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Staff was very friendly and helpful. Excellent location. Despite the noisy street outside, the room was quiet, although there was a fan near to the room. Definitely I will stay in my next trip to San Diego.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We only had one night in the USA San Diego, but it was ideal. Perfect location and nice (colourful) rooms. In particular the staff were really helpful - Mark (I think?) was fantastic, recommending the BEST restaurant, helping us buy our zoo tickets and even carrying our suitcases down the stairs when we left. The make-your-own pancakes in the morning... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Extremely clean with very functional rooms. Right in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter and really close to trolleys and bus stops. The only thing that could have been a tiny bit better is the social activities, there were pub crawls but I think other activities could have been arranged. Overall I had an amazing time and felt really comfortable... More

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Address: 726 5th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown , Gaslamp
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
San Diego's original backpacker hostel, located in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter for 17 years. Surrounded by the city's most popular bars and clubs. We offer the best value in hostel accommodations with all-you-can-make pancakes and oatmeal daily, free and discounted activities, free wifi and more. Our quirky décor in a historic 1880’s walk up makes our hostel unique. All rooms are shared bath. Dorms feature privacy screening with a light, shelf and outlet. ... more   less 
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