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Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I came back to the R.K. Buckner because it's was affordable and the hotel prices was sky rocketed. I was in town for 5 days for the science convention. The staff was wonderful, breakfast was great, and my room was cleaned. I'm a picky person and they met all my needs, I would recommend people to try it out.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a cool place to stay! For the money it's the best stay in town. Friendly staff and comfortable surroundings. I highly recommend it! It's close to gaslamp and and transportation if needed. I enjoyed that breakfast is always ready by 08:00. CharlesV.

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Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

If you are a student , freelancer have buiness goals or just traveling to sandiego for a personal experience Buckner Hostel is great. It offers a livable Urban experience which allows visitors to experience what it would be like living in the heart of the downtown area. Super convenient in walking distance of shops, cafes, restaurants and near MTS transit...

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St. Lucia
Reviewed September 24, 2016

I stay at the Buckner for 3 nights in room 17. The beds are comfortable the room with free Wi-Fi, a television in room, receptionist was very helpful and the location is great. 4-5 months from downtown. It's a great hostel for travelers.

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Dallas, TX
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Stayed 1 night, free wifi, bed was decent, pretty quiet, saw roaches in the kitchen and bathroom areas. Went to warm up water and you can see bugs on the panel of the microwave. There is no AC, windows are open. No one is available to check you in from noon to 5pm, which sucks. Will not stay again.

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Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed August 30, 2016

The R.K. Buckner is a great hostel for travelers. It's located downtown San Diego and it's affordable. The staff is very helpful and the people that were staying there was very friendly. The place is clean and relaxing. I would recommend this place to all travelers. Free WI-FI and a TV room. Looking for something affordable with a great location,...

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 24, 2016

This place is somewhere to stay away from when there is similar priced places about. They tried to charge us more than we booked online, then we went to the rooms and there was no bedding in the room but an extra 5 mattress just leaning against the wall. The place seemed to be run by young lads who had...

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Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

After camping in Balboa Park for a couple days, a friend and I decided we needed a shower and a real bed so checked into the Buckner. We shared a 2 bunk room with one other lady so there was room to spare. Accommodations were nice, the kitchen a bit crowded but made for a good space to interact with...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Whilst the pricing is competitive, be warned - it may not be quite the bargain you expected. The various duty managers are very friendly, which is a plus. The hostel was acceptably clean. Free wifi was adequate, but free wifi is now common with 90% of hostels. The main entrance "procedure" is bizarre... 1) enter pin number to access the...

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Hemel Hempstead, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Lots of good points. Staff friendly. Good location really near anything. Quite clean. However beds really uncomfortable. Could not sleep at all this needs sorting out! People steal out of the refrigerator though this is not the hostels fault

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about RK Buckner Hostel

Address: 765 10th Ave, (between G St & F St), San Diego, CA 92101-6501
Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown , East Village
Price Range: $32 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — RK Buckner Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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“upgrade to the private room for quieter nights...No AC on property..some rooms have ceiling fans”
  • spacious shared bathroom
  • not sure why 2 TVs
  • lots of space
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