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ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

I booked into this place after reading the reviews on here and was really glad I did. It's a little bit away from downtown, but easily accessible by bus and is just about walkable as well. The neighbourhood where it's situated is interesting, safe and with lots of reasonable priced places to eat close by. The Balboa park is within...

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

Thank you so much for your awesome feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your time here at the ITH Zoo Hostel and that you enjoyed our great staff. We hope to see you soon!!! Cheers Ith Management

Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

For anyone travelling you have to stay here!!! great staff who are friendly and always helpful, easy and laid back environment. Only half an hour walk to the main downtown. And great if you are on a budget.. wifi really good! Offers to take you on tours during the day! Thanks Russ

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

Hey, Thank you so much for your feedback we are glad that you found our staff friendly and that you enjoyed our facilities here at ITH Zoo Hostel. We look forward to seeing you again Cheers ITH Management

Reviewed August 13, 2016

I've stayed here 1 month as a volunteer back in January '15, crazy and friendly international staff, mangers selects only the best staff! they offer daily activities from pub crawls to hikes. Food is offered in some days while breakfast is always offered, you just need to be cool and you will have the time of your life here because...

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

Hey Thanks for your review we are glad you enjoyed your time here with us. Come back any time. Cheers ITH Managment

San Diego, California
Reviewed July 29, 2016

I was suppose to stay here for 3 weeks, but ended up getting sucked in to one of the friendliet and easy going spots I've ever been in. This is absolutely one of the highlights in what was a 10 month trip for me.

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

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay so much! Come back anytime for some more fun at the Ith Zoo Hostel! Cheers ITH management

San Diego, California
Reviewed July 28, 2016

if you are far from home need place to stay and not just to stay but to have fun see whole san diego party visiting best clubs and watching all the beautiful beaches so this is the right place, i have been there over 18 months,there people from everywhere, they all become like family, no restrict rules and system u...

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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 felt like home here at the ITH Zoo Hostel and that you enjoyed our great staff. Come back anytime! Cheers Ith Management

Reviewed July 26, 2016

I would stay at this hostel over all others any day. The staff is friendly and there is always something going on whether it is a trip to the beach, Tijuana, or just a family dinner. The location was great, just a short ride to the Gaslamp quarter and 10 minutes from Mission Beach, Pacific Beach, or Ocean Beach.

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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 your stay at the hostel and the free activities!! Come back anytime! Cheers Ith Management

Reviewed July 26, 2016

It says alot that one of the main things I remember about my trip through California. Stayed here for a few weeks and it was one of the most friendly and welcoming places I've visited. The staff were really quick to answer questions about where things were in SD and check that I had everything I needed to enjoy my...

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

Thank you so much for your review! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay, the activities and the free meals! Come back anytime! 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 

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Address: 3751 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-4337
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $28 - $85 (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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