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Lucky D's Hostel
615 8th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)   |  
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Milan, Italy
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This hostel is very good, very cheap and in a perfect location.
The breakfast is included and there is a common area to hang out with other people. The staff is very friendly. The wifi is in all the building and there is also an iPad that people can use to surf the internet.

Stayed July 2014
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LuckyDsHostel, Manager at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review, August 2, 2014
Hi Albero,
Glad you had enjoyed your stay with us and made the most of all the amenities we offer. Hope to see you again soon.
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Rating summary
  • 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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Rennes, France
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Our stay in San Diego was very good, and it's thanks to Lucky D's Hostel. No expansive, clean, staff is young and welcoming. All evenings there is lots of people in the common room, to meet each other, discuss, drink and play alcohol games. And after everyone go together in the town, the hostel has some privileged prices in bars, nightclubs !
And there are also free breakfasts, free dinners 3 times a week..
All was perfect, so just let it go ! You wont regret, I promess :)

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LuckyDsHostel, Manager at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review, July 30, 2014
Thank you for the kind words Tristan! We are so glad you had a great time and got to enjoy the full Lucky D's experience. Come back and see us soon!
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Los Angeles, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This was definitely one of the best hostels I've ever been to. The walls were decked out in an eclectic combination of posters, paintings, mirrors, and other colorful paraphernalia that really set the tone of the stay. Staffers Tom and Sebastian made for a great, exciting time with pub crawls, beach trips, etc.

Room Tip: All rooms seem to have advantages--4th floor is more private, 3rd floor has the kitchen, 2nd floor i...
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LuckyDsHostel, Manager at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review, July 30, 2014
We're really glad you enjoyed our vibe Bryan! Come back soon
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Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

One of the best Hostels i've stayed in, very clean and great value for money in one of the best cities in the USA. With lockers in the rooms, free breakfast, free wi-fi, power points next to beds, free movies/Netflix, Pete and all the staff were very friendly, recommending heaps of things to do and see in San Diego, would highly recommend to anyone going to San Diego!

Room Tip: Any room is going to be good, you'll be in the central city so expect your average city noises.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LuckyDsHostel, Manager at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review, August 2, 2014
Glad you had a good stay with us Gee and thanks for the review. Hope to see you again!
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Perfect location just a walk away from Gas Lamp area full of restraints and shops
free breakfast every morning and 2 free dinners per week
Extremely clean ..staff are helpful and friendly
I Would defiantly stay here again

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LuckyDsHostel, Manager at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review, August 2, 2014
Hi Lydia,
We're really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and thanks for giving us a glowing review. Hope to see you again!
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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

Very convenient location, nice people, just minutes from the convention center. Definitely recommend staying here again. Understand it is a "youth hostel" so some people do stsy up late, but the management is respectful, and dealt with the complaints and issues others staying there had.

  • Stayed July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LuckyDsHostel, Manager at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review, August 2, 2014
So pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us Jacob and its always nice to know that people will recommend us to others. We hope to see you again.
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Stayed here for a week long trip and I loved it great staff clean and safe rooms and a great location. The common room is great for meeting new friends and the meals and events the hostel put on really make sure you can hang out and meet new people. If you are travelling alone or in a group you are guaranteed a great time

Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
Was this review helpful? Yes 4
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LuckyDsHostel, Manager at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review, August 2, 2014
So pleased that you had a good stay with us and thank you for leaving such a positive review. It seems like you met lots of new people and had fun which is great!
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Additional Information about Lucky D's Hostel

Address: 615 8th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 51 Specialty Lodging in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 45
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Lucky D’s is a wonderfully located hostel in downtown San Diego. Offering you the best fun and value for your dollar is our goal. We offer Free Internet (wired and wireless), Free house phone (call anywhere in US and Canada Free), Free weekly Pub Crawl, Free evening meal three times a week, Free all you can make waffle breakfast every weekend morning and Free cereal and toast every morning. We also offer Free tea and coffee all day and Free use of our linen. ... more   less 
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