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RK Buckner Hostel

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came into the city where my parents had stayed in a hotel near by and I decided to go somewhere a little less pricey. This hostel was very clean all the hallways and bathrooms where spotless. I really enjoyed how the building was constructed and thought it would be fun to be staying here. The other guests in the...

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San Diego
Reviewed January 22, 2017

this was my first time to California and the buckner was the first stop as soon as I walk in the staff made me feel like I was back at home they were very helpful there were nice people there and I got some good sleep while I was staying there plus it was clean and also its close to...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed January 6, 2017

was a nice stay. under new management from what I was told. was clean. very nice staff. and wooo does this place have hot water. very good hot showers. you can tell they are fixing the place up.. rooftop deck is awesome. I stayed for 7 days for 200$. cant beat that. I will be back here to stay. 1/6/17

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Ok where to start ? The guy at the reception is really nice ,friendly and helpful !! But the hostel is dirty ,loads of bugs the kitchen smell and is left unclean !! The rooms are smelly The staff hang out in the TV room which make it really uncomfortable for the guess to actually chill there !! You can...

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Reviewed November 30, 2016

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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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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4Thank loveHR
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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

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 - $78 (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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“they have a good kitchen were you can cook and also a entertainment room where you can watch football”
harveythomas610, Jan 22, 2017 | Read review
“upgrade to the private room for quieter nights...No AC on property..some rooms have ceiling fans”
  • lots of space
  • not sure why 2 TVs
  • spacious shared bathroom
mcihawth, Aug 26, 2014 | Read review
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