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ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here for one week when visiting San Diego and enjoyed every day of my trip. I absolutely recommend this hostel, not only for the affordability and convenience, but mainly for its friendly atmosphere and the amazing staff working there. They made me feel like at home and we had a great time with all the group activities together....

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Bobby D, Public Relations Manager at ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I highly recommend this beautiful hostel, I directly felt at home thanks to the friendly staff! Alex the manager is making you feeling part of the family. I stayed in a lot of hostels and this one is definitely the most clean and confortable! If you plan a trip in San Diego, this is the place to be!

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Bobby D, Manager at ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

You are so kind!!! we are glad that you have enjoyed our facilities and our friendly staff, Cheers ITH Management

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are wanting to stay in a comfortable place, with a fair price and a great staff, you should stay in ith zoo hostel, Best hostel in San Diego!! Good accommodations, nice location and the best staff team ever !!!

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Bobby D, Manager at ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Hey thank you for your kind words! hope to see you again soon, Cheers ITH Management

Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing hostel in a wonderful location . Staff was very nice and always available for any kind of requests. The perfect place to spend some days in SD meeting many international travelers and locals..

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Bobby D, Manager at ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Hey thank you so much for your review!! we are glad that you have enjoyed your time here with us! see you soon Cheers ITH Management

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just one word: home. Never found an hostel more comfortable than this one. Every person of the staff, every single thing makes you feel like in your own house. I think I'll bring it in my heart for the resto of my life. If you're in San Diego than try it! ;)

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Bobby D, Manager at ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words, we are happy that you have enjoyed our hostel and that you felt like home here with us. Cheers ITH Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for a week at the end of February with my sister, and we both had a super awesome stay! All of the staff and volunteers were super welcoming and friendly, and it was very clean. I really liked the fact that speakers play music in the bathrooms and how after a few days you can figure out who is...

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Bobby D, Manager at ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Hey! thank you for your lovely review, we really enjoyed having you here. hope to see you again soon! Cheers ITH Management

Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

I stayed in this hostel approximatively 1 week, I really appreciated my time there, they have a lot of types of rooms available, for both short and long stay, and prices are quiet good for San Diego ! The staff is really nice and helpful, and the large community of people there is very friendly. Lots of travellers from all...

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Bobby D, Manager at ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Hey there, We're glad to hear that you loved your stay here. Our staff always like hearing good things too, so we'll pass on your kind words. We work hard to create a fun and safe community, so we're glad you felt that and enjoyed your time with everyone. We hope to see you again soon! Cheers, ITH Management

São Paulo
Reviewed December 2, 2016

I spent 4 months working as a volunteer and living at ITH ZOO (june 2016 - september 2016) There was the best 4 months of my life. Starting the managers in that time, Youna and Jarrod were always open mind and absolutely hands on, as much as the heads, James, Bobby, Steve and Elliot. The environment is fantastic, much vibe...

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Bobby D, Manager at ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Hey Thaigo We are glad you enjoyed your time with us because it was a please having you with us. Be sure to come visit again if you are ever back in San Diego. Cheers ITH Management

Reviewed November 25, 2016

I love this place. Everyone is so friendly. I am here on personal business and I'm not the typical age of people here, but I feel completely at home. It's easy to get to from freeways and there is ample public trans nearby, buses two blocks away can take you to trolleys that get around town quite well. There's common...

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Bobby D, Owner at ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Thanks so much for staying! We are so glad to hear you had such a wonderful vacation with us! :)

Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Amazing place to stay jarrod the manager is a bit of a wanker but great reasonably priced. Clean comfortable. And just a lot of fun. Met some really cool people here. The pool table is great and only one quarter.

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Bobby D, Manager at ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego, responded to this review

Hey, Thanks for your comments (and your joke about Jarrod, we know you love him). We're glad you've enjoyed your stay here and enjoyed everything so much! We love making sure everyone has a clean place and a fun time when they stay! Cheers, ITH Management

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the International Travelers House Zoo Hostel. Your destination if you are looking for the best experience and most comfortable rooms during your holidays in San Diego! We offer FREE continental breakfast and provide FREE pizza catered from an authentic local Italian restaurant for dinner 6 nights a week!! FREE daytime adventurous activities are offered daily including: surf trips, sailing, snorkeling, hiking, picnics, beach trips and more! Our night time activities show guests the local sides of the city and are designed to allow travelers to meet others and have fun! We are the closest hostel to the San Diego Zoo! Multiple male and female restrooms allows our guests to always have access to a hot shower! Our huge social lounge is equipped with a billiards table, art chalk walls, iPads, TV, Games, and plenty space for relaxing! The unique design of our zoo themed building provides guests with plenty of space for meeting people in our variety of common areas. FREE Internet is provided to all guests as well as having access to iPads! Our goal is to show you the ultimate experience and best time during your holidays. With this in mind we guide our guests on a variety or daytime adventures including: Surfing Trips, Beach Trips, FREE Sailing Tours, Nature Walks, Snorkeling Excursions, Local Happy Hours, Sightseeing Tours, Tijuana, Mexico Tours, Waterfall Hikes, Brewery Tours and More!Once the sun falls and the nighttime is here, we take our guests on the best social activities including: Pub Crawls, Club Nights, Local Restaurant Tours, Wine Tastings, Art Nights, Game Nights, Movie Nights and more! ... more   less 

Additional Information about ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego

Address: 3751 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-4337
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $34 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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