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USA Hostels San Diego

726 5th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
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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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Irvine, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
7 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Given that, for the price you pay for a hostel you cannot expect much luxury, this hostel has everything you can expect from a hostel. It is right downtown, next to clubs and restaurant. It is lively and coloured and beautifully decorated. It has a super-friendly staff. It is reasonably clean (+1 because they hand you a clean set of... More

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Jamaica Plain, MA
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Please don't let the charming photos fool you- this hostel is in the ever- lively gaslamp district, with clubs bumping and overly dressed up people lining the streets 7 nights a week. In addition to being in a party neighborhood, the hostel itself is LOUD. The people who go here are party people, who have no problem yelling and romping... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Towards the end of my first two months backpacking on my own, I got the chance to do a work exchange here for two weeks and absolutely loved it! All of the different people and personalities made it feel like a home away from home! It's also a really nice hostel, with an awesome kitchen and good rooms.

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29 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

FUN... FUN.. FUN.... there you go... that's a fairly bang-on-accurate description of our stay at USA Hostel San Diego. Oh the fun we had! But remember... "what happens in San Diego, stays in San Diego... sssshhhhh!" Now I've summarised our stay, I'll tell you a little bit more about the digs... we three gals rocked up (in our convertible Mustang... More

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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013 via mobile

Hostel was very clean and had great facilities, the privacy pods made a significant difference when sleeping and the lockers and the selection of outlets made it very easy to rest and feel safe when leaving your stuff. Cool social activities to attend and the atmosphere was on point. Suitable for travellers or anyone looking for a place to stay... More

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Sydney, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

something about this hostel just gives it a really great atmosphere, shared mixed dorms, but the whole central part of the hostel / stairwell area is like a communal gathering space.. right in the middle of the Gaslamp area. would definitely recommend this hostel to anyone spending a few nights in san diego.

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Hull, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013 via mobile

We looked for places to stay in our San Diego stay and chose this place as it looked like a happy medium. We wanted a place in a nice location, had good ratings, some social activities, and a good nights sleep. This was exactly what we got and wouldn't recommend anywhere else. The pricing of some of the night-outs were... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

I stayed there for a night. Though, the atmosphere was very convivial and welcoming. You are right in the middle of Gaslamp, which is ideal if wanting to go out without having to pay cab fees. Another caveat is that it is one remarkable Hostel compare to my past experiences in Europe. My first in the US. The difference is... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Besides the small size of the hostel dorms this is a good value, clean and friendly hostel. The free pancake breakfast is well worth getting up for and it's location (in the gaslight quarter) cannot be beat. Would recommend this place to anyone I knew spending a few nights in San Diego.

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Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I first stayed here last year, and decided to book another few nights this year. As soon as I walked in I remembered why... This place is so wonderful! Really pretty, very homely yet international. Good beds as well, and you have a lot of privacy thanks to the "wall" with a personal light. They provide free linen and towels... More

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Additional Information about USA Hostels San Diego

Also Known As:
Usa Hostels San Diego Hotel San Diego
Usa Hostels San Diego Hotel
Address: 726 5th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown , Gaslamp
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 49 Specialty lodging in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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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