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Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not truly a hostel. There appear to be a high percentage of long term occupiers. This has caused some of dorms to be ill kept, party orientated and noisy. This is truly a case of you get what you pay for. Negatives: 1. limited and late check-in time;2. security risk of `guests` coming and going at all hours; 3. `work-to-stay`...

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Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

I smelled weed a lot , bed sheet color is black. It is more terrible than a prison cell. Even they didnt give us refund for 5 days even we didnt stay one night. We were looking for a manager who can give us refund. But they said they dont know where he is. We were stupid because we belived...

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Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Hostel on 3rd while traveling solo to San diego. I arrived a couple hours before check in to drop off my bags, but the front desk agent was kind enough to let me in early on the condition that I not eat breakfast. I reserved a private room with a shared bathroom and I found the amenities...

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Reviewed August 24, 2016

I've stayed in many hostels, and this is at the bottom of the list. The location is pretty good if you want to be in downtown close to the Gaslamp District and Little Italy, and that is pretty much the only good thing. There is NO PARKING provided! You gotta work that out yourself with street parking, which is stressful...

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Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Ok it is just an hostel, but really too dirty!! There was trash all over under the beds, the linens were black (why are them black and not white? Can u guess?). The light in our room was out of order and we had only a couple of table light...the staff was not very kind. I didn't like at all...

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Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

This place ruled. It is in a great location and the staff are great. Chris is the bomb! James and Josh were great. Everyone is super friendly. The rooms are good and so are the bathrooms. Everyone is helpful and I would recommend this place to anyone and everyone travelling to San Diego.

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San Clemente, California
Reviewed August 4, 2016

The hostel itself is a bit quirky and musty, but easy walking distance to everywhere we wanted to go. We wanted to try out some restaurants and bars and it was convenient to walk around.You park down the street and don't have to worry about finding downtown parking. This is a hostel, just the basics, bunk bed, bathroom and kitchen....

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las vegas
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Old building smells musty and like old food. Ancient doors and knows that sometimes do not lock/unlock with ease. $20 cash deposit required on check in. Rooms are not as pictured on website. Bathrooms have updated tile showers. Bunk bed mattresses are old school spring with thin cushion top layer. Coffee in kitchen free. Shared kitchen space has lots of...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed April 3, 2016

I was hesitant after reading the negative reviews but thought I would chance it due to good location. Unfortunately the bad stories in dealing with the owners became my experience. My bed was sold to another person while I was out during the day. On top of that the owners suddenly increased the price of the rooms after making me...

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San Diego
Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Hey guys, I have stayed at every hostel in San Diego and this is by far the most well rounded location. It is close to the night life yet not to close to where you have to put up with the noise. It is not to far to where your walking to far. It is in a very quiet calm...

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Address: 542 3rd Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6805
Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown , Marina
Price Range: $77 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hostel on 3rd 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles 320addamw, Aug 14, 2015 | Read review
“Next to 109 was a separate toilet and shower (instead of combined). In the morning the showers get busy but could use the toilet here.”
 of 5 bubbles Elllli, Jun 10, 2015 | Read review
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