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ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego

1658 Front Street, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I fell in love with this place on my first visit and had to come back to spend more time with all the amazing friends I made there. Bobby and James who founded this hostel have a way of making everyone feel welcome from college age travelers to people in later years in life (I brought my mom on the... More

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Oslo, Norway
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

Authentic and homely with the most genuinely friendly staff. Uncountable possibilities of getting to know the other guests through several free of charge daily events. Great value, even breakfast and dinner included. THE place to stay in San Diego.

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I can't speak highly enough about ITH and have been telling people on my travels about it since I left. The hostel feels like home, with friendly staff and guests, great free daily and evening activities, giving everyone a chance to get to know each other, with free breakfast and dinner each day. If you're anything like me, you'll be... More

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San Diego, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

This is the best place to stay in SD, especially if you are traveling on your own. Instant friend, instant fun and it's so safe! I made lifelong friends here,and had amazing experiences here at ITH. Everyone is so nice and helpful and all the staff truely love working here which makes your experience better. I stayed in room 4... More

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Internati0nalTravelr, Owner at ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Hi Katskitcat, Thanks for being so kind and staying with us! It was awesome having you join our hostel experience!! Have fun during your travels! Come back soon!! :) Cheers, Bobby More

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35 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Excellent hostel that is serviceable in all the important areas such as comfy beds, good showers, workable kitchen, good WIFI (plus a couple of iPads). The included breakfasts and dinners were great, especially the chocolate filled pancakes. This is a super social hostel, there are activities going on every day and night and it doesn't take long for you to... More

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Internati0nalTravelr, Owner at ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Hi Kilometres9345! Thanks for staying with us! We are so glad you had such a great time at our hostel!!! Let us know next time and we will try and tell you about some additional parking spots that you may not have found that are on the street behind the hostel! There are a few secret spots!! ;) Enjoy your... More

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

A great hostel, with welcoming staff. Every inch is filled with colors, laughter and new friends. The free wifi is nice, but there is also a comon room with a TV. The food was really nice. I got to taste bresilian food for diner aswell as pancakes for breakfast. There are lockers to keep personal ithems safe, but rooms also... More

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Internati0nalTravelr, Owner at ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Hey BackpackerCA, Great to hear you had some much fun with us! We enjoy taking in travelers and showing them a great time as if they were family! Our homey hostel is designed for travelers to meet other travelers from around the world and take advantage of our free food and free activities! We hope to see you next time... More

Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Me and my 2 friends went there last weekend for birthday celebrations. It was SPECTACULAR!! Really the best hostel I’ve stayed and one of the most awesome trips I’ve ever had! Just entering the door, u can see that the atmosphere over there is super friendly, the staff was GREAT!! All of them! The hostel is in a really good... More

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Internati0nalTravelr, Owner at ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Hi AdrianCastr0, Awesome to hear you had such a great time at our hostel and enjoyed our friendly environment! TJ is always awesome adventure! We look forward to having you back with us in the future so we can take you sailing and show you some other awesome things to do in San Diego!! Cheers, Bobby More

New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

I absolutely loved this place. The staff is super friendly and extremely helpful. The house is awesome and very clean. Great common room/tv room, free wifi throughout, two ipads in the lobby for free use as well; kitchen is nice too. Loved little touches like an outlet and shelf in every bunk. Lockers in the dining area to lock small... More

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Internati0nalTravelr, Owner at ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Hi Vintagekicks, Thanks for the great words about our hostel! It is flattering to hear how much fun you had! Everyone at the hostel works hard to make sure it is a great place to stay! We will continue to keep it up and add more unique and special features to our hostel so it remains a special place to... More

Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

I stayed here for 4 nights while in town for a conference - moved into a hotel for the conference. This was a great hostel, very friendly, clean and open 24/7. My amtrak train was late so arriving at 3.30 am was no problem. Trips and activities offered, breakfast and dinner included in price, towels available, small space outside, and... More

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Internati0nalTravelr, Owner at ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Hi Aftjae, Thanks for staying with us and we pleased to hear you liked our hostel! We are always glad to have business travelers stay with us! Our convenient location near the convention center definitely brings in many business travelers! We look forward to seeing you next time you are in San Diego!! Cheers, Bobby More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

PROS Room: -Bedside shelf and a plug next to all the beds - Full length mirror -Felt like my things were safe Generally: -Free breakfast and dinner, although sometimes it was a bit odd! -Full use of kitchen -Lots of info and organised trips and free activites( learn to surf, taco tuesday, bar crawl etc) -Nice, cool, young vibe and... More

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Internati0nalTravelr, Owner at ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Hi Alyyson89, Thanks for staying with us. We do appreciate your comments and have already began working on the improvements to the hostel! :) We have added new fluffy pillows to all the beds, and we do have free ear plugs for our guests that can mute the noise. We do encourage our guests to come down and let us... More

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Additional Information about ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego

Address: 1658 Front Street, San Diego, CA 92101
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown , Little Italy
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 49 Specialty lodging in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ideally located in Downtown near San Diego Bay, we offer FREE hot cooked breakfast every day and FREE cooked dinners six nights a week. FREE adventurous daytime activities are offered everyday including: surf trips, sailing, snorkeling, hiking, picnics, yoga beach trips and more! Limited spaces are available with our daytime activities. Our social night time activities makes our hostel one of the best in San Diego! Our variety of dorms and private guest rooms are designed with the latest bunk beds, allowing travelers to enjoy a cozy nights sleep at an affordable price. The unique design of our historic victorian building allows guests to have numerous outdoor sitting areas in addition to multiple social areas inside. Our goal is to provide travelers with the complete experience of seeing San Diego while making friends with other travelers from all over the world. Our guests have access to the use of brand new iPads to surf the web and contact their friends on Skype.Our social activities give our travelers the best insights to San Diego including pub crawls, poker night, sports games, walking tours, creative workshops, taco Tuesdays, social olympics and more!Please note that guests staying with us must be over 18 years old and carry an international passport or reside outside of San Diego County. ... more   less 
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