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Lucky D's Hostel

615 8th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed in san diego for three nights and lucky d's staff were so helpful. The area was amazing (but san diego is just lovely in general). me and my friend stayed in a 4 bed dorm room, you get a locker and plugs and everything. There are bathrooms on each floor, 2 shower rooms and toilets but a massive sink... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was new to hostel life and didn't know what to expect. From the first night staying here I knew that this was a bit special as there was a pretty much free margerhita social night. We were supposed to stay a few nights but stayed for a month! ! We also tried out some more expensive hostels in SD... More 

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LuckyDsHostel, Manager at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you Liam, we really appreciate the kind words. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, -Hamz More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great time, clean rooms, hot showers and friendly staff. Stayed for a week on the tail end of my holiday and had a great time, common room always gets exciting after 8, tv room is great for hulu and Netflix when you're hungover, girls on counter are all qt3.142. Special thanks to Frank allesandro, Dan and jessica. Hey Arnold.

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LuckyDsHostel, Manager at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Good reviews are what we live for. We are very pleased to hear you're happy with our amenities and staff. Thank you for the shout-outs. We hope to see you again soon. -Hamz More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hostel with incredible artwork, so much character, centrally located in the heart of historical gas lamp district. A short walk to Balboa park and the zoo , a 20 min drive to the beach, best value for your money and attentive staff and wonderful management ! If you are traveling to San Diego, stay at LUcky D's.

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LuckyDsHostel, Manager at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us - we are all very happy that you've liked our artwork and would be more than happy to welcome you again. More 

Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel is right in the heart of the city, it's very easy to get pretty much anywhere. They have free dinners, organized baseball game visits and other activities - great for people travelling alone, it's easy to make friends if you are open to it. Only downside is that there's pretty much zero ventilation inside the building, which makes... More 

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LuckyDsHostel, Manager at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words. You review is greatly appreciated. Although we're sorry to hear you had a hard time sleeping due to the hot weather. San Diego has the best weather in America all year but it can get little hot during the summer. We have an air conditioner in the common room and kitchen but... More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lucky D´s was the best youth hostel I have ever visited. I think they deserve so many positive reviews. I only made good experiences. One woman from the staff called Alexandra helped me very much with the organization of my further stay in South California. It was great! And I met other very friendly staff and had some nice... More 

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LuckyDsHostel, Manager at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Your positive feedback is greatly appreciated. Thank you so much Stephan. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I loved Lucky D's hostel it has a great vibe and people are so helpful. I especially liked Anna, Sasha and Michael,they've helped me with directions and all kind of stuff. I will definitely come back to the hostel next time I'm in San Diego!

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LuckyDsHostel, Manager at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, So happy to hear you had such a wonderful experience at our hostel. We like to think we have some of the best staff around. We hope to see you again soon; maybe go with Micheal and the staff on a free beer tour next time! Cheers, Jenowa More 

Toms River, New Jersey
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Jackie is so awesome, really appreciate her kindness and smile! Laura and Jenowa really helped me by hanging out with me and making me feel cool. Lucky D's is awesome. You should definitely stay here. I really liked that the staff hung out with the guests. It was hard to tell who was a guest and who was staff! The... More 

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LuckyDsHostel, Owner at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. It is lovely to hear your kind comments. We do have a great team working at the hostel who all love to hear that we got it right in helping you to get the most out of your time in San Diego. Hopefully we will see you again! Michelle More 

Oak Creek, Wisconsin, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I visited San Diego to attend a professional baseball job fair from Saturday, December 6 to Wednesday December 10. As a recent college graduate, I was looking to cut costs (i.e. expensive hotel rooms) in order to have a tight travel budget. Several of my friends recommended a hostel due to their positive experiences at other hostels (not Lucky D's).... More 

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LuckyDsHostel, Owner at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, I am very sorry to see that you did not enjoy your first experience in a hostel. I do hope that you will try a hostel again. Hostels like hotels can be quite varied, each catering to different market segments. The majority of our guests are in their early twenties and are very budget conscious. Though climbing stairs with... More 

Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

When i entered lucky ds it felt like a 2nd home right away. I went to the zoo and did lota of fun things in san diego. Thanks to laura and david. No other hostel has as nice a staff as lucky ds did. The bathrooms were very nice and i especially lovee the movie room. Thanks lucky ds and... More 

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LuckyDsHostel, Owner at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, So happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us and that you will be returning. San Diego is a fantastic city. One trip is never enough! Hope it's a quick return. Best, Michelle More 

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Address: 615 8th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 45
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