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“short stay, awesome experience” 5 of 5 stars
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Lucky D's Hostel
2.5 of 5 Hostel   |   615 8th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)   |  
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“short stay, awesome experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

not much to say for me. I had a couple of friends working there, but the whole stuff was very personable and friendly. many thanks to Giada and Erica for making the experience unique. the cleanest hostel I've ever been to. breakfast and a couple of dinners a week are included. really liked the atmosphere!

Room Tip: it's a hostel, just go with the flow.
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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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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Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

not impressed of the place.. staff service sucks, and parking here sucks really bad...
I would give this place half a star if I could and will never stay here in the future. and the staff does not care about anyone! They were rude and extremely unprofessional and made us feel uncomfortable. The whole place is dirty they don't even have enough bathrooms for everyone. There are definitely better hostels in the city to stay at!!!

Room Tip: If you want have fun to not go to life there, there a lot of better place in san diego
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Milan, Italy
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
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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Rennes, France
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 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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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 ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 54 Specialty Lodging in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Lucky D's Hostel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 45
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Come for the party! Stay because it feels like home. Lucky D's Hostel is a top San Diego hostel, and it is a guaranteed good time. When is the last time somebody promised you that? Lucky D's is fun, comfortable, clean and safe. It has an amazing atmosphere and a perfect location. Lucky D's has a wonderful team on staff. They are knowledgeable, helpful and will make sure you have a good time. San Diego is a fantastic city and Lucky D's is in the middle of the action. There are fun things to do every day, a party every night and plenty of free food. We are conveniently located just steps away from the Gaslamp District, home of San Diego's hottest nightlife, restaurants, bars and shops. It's close to all of the city's attractions and the best beaches are a quick bus ride away. With Lucky D's, you'll have so many new friends you won't know what to do with them all. Why are you still reading this? Go make a reservation already. Lucky D's Hostel in San Diego has it all and we're waiting to welcome you! ... more   less 
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