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Hostel on 3rd

542 3rd avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Nieuwegein, Utrecht, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I played a lot of pingpong/tabletennis. There is a television WITH Netflix for the people who like doing that on a rainy day, which doesn't happen a lot in San Diego but still. Beds were okay, not very comfortable but it's a hostel so I had low expectations anyway. Best hostel I stayed in during a one month trip through... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Good people, ok facilities, perfect location! 1 min walking to very cool places to go out at night, also very close to the airport. It has a huge lobby to chill out and relax, watch tv, listen music or meeting other travellers. Price very affordable . The only think i dislike id the 1$ every time you pay in visa

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Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for seven nights, room, toilets and showers were clean. Did the job for us as needed a cheap place to stay and was in a good location. However, on the last day one of our belongings was accidentally thrown away in the trash by house keeping. After making the front desk aware that we were missing an expensive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Great hostel with nice personell. Really appreciated the ping-pong table in the lobby. The kitchen had all we needed to make a dinner for five. Breakfast was ok, not worse than other hotels in America. The wifi was good at all times. Rooms, restrooms, showers and kitchen was clean at all times.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I had originally booked for two nights at this hostel but due to complications with flights ended up with just one night. Check in was at 4 if I remember correctly, and having arrived at 1 was happy to wait, I was told previously there was a place to leave luggage.. Which turned out yo be an area in the... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Decent budget accommodation in San Diego appears to be hard to come by. As I didn't have a car, I decided to stay centrally, as bus services (particularly from Point Loma) are limited. Hostel on 3rd was by far the cheapest downtown option, yet seemed to have good reviews (the two are, in my experience, usually mutually exclusive). This place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

Amazing location, nice room for the price range and the pancakes were great! The staff was very helpful and the guests from over the whole world were nice. One night there was some noise, but the staff handled it well. The beds did creak a bit, but we slept well on them.

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I've stayed in lots of hostel, and this place was by far one of the better ones. The staff were friendly and couldn't be nicer. The hostel was clean and tidy at all times. The location was awesome, so close to restaurants and entertainment. Wifi could have been better but I was told that it was being fixed very soon.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

first night i arrived the front desk was frendly afterwords my frend show up so i can stay at hes place i was checked in only for 15 min and i ask if i get my money back they said we dont refund back afterwords trying to sleep when people were making noices in the room

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