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ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego

1658 Front Street, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

been to 50+ hostels all over the world but never felt so unconfortable like here. I couldn't sleep at night , as it was terribly noisy until 2 am. At 8 pm the noise startet again with loud music from the reception. Furthermore there are only two showers and restrooms in the main building. Really dont understand all the good... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the pleasure of staying here. This hostel is excellent for young travelers, both friends and those who are going solo. The atmosphere among the travelers is really good (I really enjoyed just sitting out front just chatting with other guests) and the staff are always friendly and seem geniun interested to make your stay be as good as possible.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this hostel. It only took a few hours before I felt really settled and comfortable - the free activities helped. The staff were all so lovely and fun, making me feel really welcome and a part of the place. I only stayed 5 nights, but it felt like I'd been there for so much longer because I was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have always heard about hostels and have always been curious. So when I was planning my yearly trip to San Diego I came across this hostel. What a great place!!!!! The staff was awesome. And I was very comfortable in my room. I WILL go back!!! Perfect location. Saturday mornings the Little Italy Farmers Market is right in front.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome hostel! Made my San Diego stay! Great free events, breakfast and dinner and the most incredible friendly staff (especially Steve and Christina - those guys were exceptional, thank you!) Loved celebrating ITH's 2nd birthday with them - here's to many more, they're doing great things for backpackers!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I booked five nights here at the end of a busy west coast road trip and this was the highlight. I ended up staying for eight nights as I made so many friends and always had so much to do. Almost every hostel I've stayed at advertises lots of freebies that never actually materialise. But ITH was definitely the exception... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I visited San Diego about 4 weeks ago and stayed at this hostel. I have to tell you, the hostel offers and delivers over and above a standard hostel, or a hotel for that matter! I have stayed in about 10 internal hostels so far and counting... This hostel scores very highly. Where do i start... The hostel is very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I stayed at ITH Adventure Hostel for 2 weeks in total, after extending my original stay of 8 nights, bit by bit. I just couldn't bear to leave! This hostel is genuinely the nicest, most awesome place I have ever stayed, and certainly the best hostel in North America. Hopefully I will be back one day! The volunteers at the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

In planning this trip we were looking for a place where my son and I could stay, yet have our own personal space and time for rest and relaxation. We felt a Hostel would give Him plenty of people to meet and do things with and I just needed to get away. After reviewing Trip Advisor and ITH websites-we chose... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Stayed here for a few nights back in May - was my first time travelling on my own and first time staying in a hostel & this place was a great place to start. If you're on your own the free breakfast & evening meals give you a great opportunity to meet other people, chat, compare travelling experiences etc and... More

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Address: 1658 Front Street, San Diego, CA 92101
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown , Little Italy
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Awarded the 2014 Certificate of Excellence by Trip Advisor for being the Top Rated Accommodation in San Diego! We are 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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