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ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego

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3751 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is so far the best hostel I have visited in the US. The staff and the long term students became my little family so I decided to live here as a long term student as well. The atmosphere is great and a special congrats to our manager Youna for being so amazing. A+++++++++++

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

At first I thought that I was going to have a regular vacation in California but ITH Zoo Hostel made it even bigger. I definetely need to thank all the staff for the hard work and as well Youna and Jarrod for managing this team. Please keep this place running fun activities around the city, parties and etc. People need... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had some great times here. Chilled out atmosphere. More of a family vibe. Tyler's breakfast always top notch. Met some great people. Youna, the manager even took us out to Joshua Tree for a weekend camping which was one of the highlights of my 3 months in California. Good luck to you all!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love all the staff and wonderful activities they plan for us, no competition in the hostel world! The hostel is built like a home away from home with staff members that become a worldly family. Be prepared to smile and laugh your whole trip through

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

Hey Kush. Thanks for the kind kind words. Be sure to come see us again next time you are in San Diego. Cheer ITH Management More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed in over 50 hostels and it's very rare to find one that feels like a family - buy the ITH Zoo does this so well. It is very reasonably priced especially as you get free hot breakfasts every single day and free hot dinners six days a week. Everyone eats together so within 24 hours you've made buddies... More 

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

Hey Jess! Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us as well as our free activities, free meals and great staff. It was a pleasure hosting you. Come back anytime for some more fun at the ITH Zoo Hostel! Cheers ITH Management More 

Murrieta, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at ITH Zoo Hostel for only one night, but it was very nice. There is dinner and breakfast available for free. The rooms are decent and the beds are comfortable. It was a little difficult to locate, very low key presence in the neighborhood. Just look for the name on the door. You need to go up a... More 

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

Hey Alexandra Thanks for the review and the kind words, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you return next time you are in San Diego. Cheers ITH Management More 

København
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

This is by far the best hostel I've been staying at! The hostel has a lot to offer, but the best they have to offer is definitely the atmosphere! Traveling as a solo traveler who's not super good at socializing, I found it very easy at this hostel to meet new people and make friends with them within a day... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed our free activities and home cooked meals, as well as the atmosphere of the hostel. We are sorry that the AC wasn't on when you came, in fact we just started to put it on every day. So next time you stay with us your room temperature... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Jarrod and the staff are very friendly and accommodating!!! They have great local info on restaurants, bars and clubs. The hostel plans daily activities which are really fun like a trip to Mexico🎉👙🎶

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

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed our amazing staff and activities. Come back anytime ! Cheers ITH Management More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

I'm staying here now, it's always an adventure. Jarrod and Youna and the volunteers all go out of their way to make sure everyone is having a good time. Everyone here is awesome, you'll enjoy the stay.

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

Hey Pat Thank you so much for your kind words! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us! It was a pleasure hosting you here at the ITH Zoo Hostel! Come back anytime ! Cheers ITH Management More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

great hotel, great meeting and especially a welcoming staff ! that good time together!! feel free to go, the best hostel in san diego if you would not go there, because you're in a wrong place thanks ITH

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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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! FREE hot breakfast and coffee is prepared every morning for our guests. We also cook FREE premium dinners four nights a week and provide free food for guests to cook with 7 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, darts, 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 and computers!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
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $35 - $166 (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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