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Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The hostel is located in a quaint neighborhood near a grocery store and some restaurants. The outside of the hostel is very much like a beach community and is very secure. I'm thinking I liked the most about the hostel were the other guests that we socialized with. Many of the guests were from Germany. I was able to get... More 

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Carson, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The location was okay, the dorm room was great, in fact, I slept on the upper bunk bed and the lighting during late night was very uncomfortable to put back all my belongings into the safe, but everything else is A-okay.

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Thank DennisAlabaso
HI-PointLoma, Front Office Manager at Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback, we always want to know how to improve your hostel experience. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us! More 

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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Great location. Close to shopping and restaurants/take away. The beds were fantastic. Nice atmosphere, very relaxing. Only bad thing is the wifi cuts off very often. But other than that, it's awesome. Very clean. Would recommend it any day.

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Thank Maja S
HI-PointLoma, Front Office Manager at Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to give us a great review! We will find a solution for the wifi problem. Thank you for choosing HI Point Loma! More 

Berlin, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately the room was really too tiny for us. There was no space to put the stuff anyway. It's noisy because of the aircrafts which are starting and landing every 10 minutes. We wanted to cancel our reservation for 7 nights. This was no problem. Kimi was very nice and did everything to make us happy. The hostel itself is... More 

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HI-PointLoma, Front Office Manager at Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your time in San Diego. More 

Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

My friend and I stayed here for a couple of nights when we came here to visit San Diego. All in all, this was a practical place to stay, with lots of good amenities. On the plus side: * Nice common areas - Clean, large, well-equipped kitchen, plus dining room, TV room, laundry room, outdoor patio that has ping pong,... More 

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HI-PointLoma, Front Office Manager at Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to review our hostel. We hope that you end up back here in the future! We are sorry to hear that your dormitory room was not as comfortable as it could've been. We do have AC throughout the hostel that our staff will happily adjust per guest requests. :) More 

Stavanger, Norway
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

I originally booked for 4 mights. Cancelled after 1, I booked a private room. The room is tiny, pretty much just room for the bed, they lock in the air conditioning, there is no alcohol allowed on premises. Pretty much just old people and hippies stay there. The walls are paper thin, so talking and slamming doors woke me up... More 

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HI-PointLoma, Front Office Manager at Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear that our hostel did not meet your expectations. As a part of a non-profit organization, Hostelling International strives to create comfortable atmosphere for everyone: inside and outside the hostel. We are constantly upgrading our hostels and amenities with the funds we make; in addition we have several programs in which we give back to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

The whole experience was average. The place was nice, organized and well set up. I like their green concept of saving energy... so you won't find napkins at meal time or paper towels inside bathroom (yes tiolet paper) but hand towels. Couple room is a box. Everyone shares the bathroom so there are no "private bathrooms". They have a "no... More 

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HI-PointLoma, Front Office Manager at Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma, responded to this review

We are so grateful that you chose our hostels for your first hostel experience, and we hope to see you again! Happy travels! More 

San Diego, California
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3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Oddly, my experience here was bitter sweet. First, my flight got in late, and it too late to cancel. Secondly, that first nite was very noisy; the tapping on the wall, wasn't what I was seeking, and oddly, this is the only hostel you cant have alcohol beverages. So, I changed my bed, but that was next to the bathroom... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

The hostel at Point Loma is a well equipped budget option in San Diego. Friendly staff, well equipped kitchen, pancake and yogurt breakfast and a dinner option that changes nightly. Bus connection to downtown that unfortunately only runs until about 6 PM. Dorms and private rooms.

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Boulder, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

I recommend this hostel. It was clean, quiet, and environmentally friendly. The staff seemed genuinely dedicated to ensuring that guests have a positive experience. I will happily return to this hostel the next time I'm in San Diego.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come Chill in our Air-conditioned hostel featuring a laid-back atmosphere with a beautiful, sunny courtyard complete with table tennis, gas BBQ, and plenty of spots to relax. There is also a large, open kitchen that's perfect for cooking and sharing your favorite meals and a comfy, spacious lounge with a big screen smart TV that you can stream Netflix on. FREE WIFI throughout building. Weekly dinners, barbecues, and Taco Crawls are conducted by helpful hostel staff. The Point Loma Hostel is located two miles from San Diego's famous Ocean Beach in the relaxed neighborhood of Point Loma. Ocean Beach and its accompanying nightlife, cafes, restaurants, shops and weekly Farmer's Market are just a short 5 min drive/bus ride or 20 min walk away. Nearby, Sea World and Mission Bay are just a 5 minute drive or 20 minute bus ride away. Balboa Park, with its museums and the world famous San Diego Zoo, and Downtown San Diego are 15 or 30 minutes away by car and bus respectively. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma

Address: 3790 Udall St, San Diego, CA 92107-2414
Location: United States > California > San Diego > Point Loma
Price Range: $54 - $151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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