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HI - San Diego - Downtown Hostel

521 Market St, CA 92101, San Diego, USA, Distance from city centre: 0.5km

Rating: 90% from 17 reviews

  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 90%Staff
  • 94%Security
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 91%Location
  • 90%Value for money
  • 91%Facilities

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  • Great space in the midst of the city. Only snag is windows are thin so you hear all the street noise every night.
    Owner Comment

    Thanks a lot for the great review. We are in the middle of the lively Gaslamp Quarter, so we highly recommend that if you are a light sleeper that you call us ahead of time so that we can do our best to get you in a quiet room. We really appreciate the review and the business. All the best, HI San Diego Downtown

  • 94%
  • 01 Dec 2014 Anonymous USA
  • Thought the staff member who cleaned the rooms and sung over the top of her ipod was a gem. Very helpful staff.
    Owner Comment

    Thank you very much! We will pass your comments along to her. All the best, Hi San Diego Downtown

  • 83%
  • 05 Nov 2014 Leith Australia
  • This hostel couldn't be in a more central location--right in the heart of the Gaslamp district, a short bus ride from the zoo, just a few blocks' walk from the Convention Center...and you can easily get to the airport by walking a few blocks and catching a city bus. The staff are very helpful and cheerful and the facility is bright, clean and inviting. Better than a luxury hotel, because you can also do your laundry! I strongly recommend this place.
    Owner Comment

    Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We really appreciate it as well as your business. Please come back and see us again really soon. All the best, HI San Diego Downtown

  • 97%
  • 13 Oct 2014 Kathy USA
  • Only way to experience a busy evening in the Gaslamp District. You are at the epicenter of fun and a short distance toany of SDs other attractions. Great staff and clean facilities
    Owner Comment

    Awesome! So glad you had a good time. Thanks a bunch for staying with us. All the best, HI San Diego Downtown

  • 97%
  • 04 Oct 2014 Anonymous USA
  • Everthing is great in hostel.
    Owner Comment

    Must be all the great guests we get ;) Thanks a lot! All the best, HI San Diego Downtown

  • 100%
  • 27 Sep 2014 Anonymous Taiwan
  • Great staff, they were so helpful in my visit. Very kind hostel, overall superb experience!
    Owner Comment

    Thank you! This is great feedback and we will pass it along to all the staff. We really appreciate the business and the comments. All the best, HI San Diego Downtown

  • 94%
  • 13 Sep 2014 Anonymous USA
  • Great location!
    Owner Comment

    Great guests! Thank you. All the best, HI San Diego Downtown

  • 86%
  • 10 Sep 2014 Calvin USA
  • Had a great stay. I wish a few more items are added in the breakfast.
    Owner Comment

    Thanks for the comments, and we are glad that you had a great stay. We will be looking into our breakfast items this off season, so you'll have to come back and see what we did :). Thanks a bunch, HI San Diego Downtown

  • 100%
  • 27 Jul 2014 Harshal India
  • Was here for one night during Comic-Con week, didn't spend a whole lot of time in the hostel but the bed was SUPER comfortable. Very easy access to all things San Diego, safe neighborhood. A bit noisy at night, due to location, (again, this was Comic-Con week) but nothing unbearable. Wonderful kitchen, good wi-fi, liked that each bathroom had a shower and a door that locked! Would definitely stay again!
    Owner Comment

    Thanks a lot! We really appreciate the business and the review. Come back and see us again any time. All the best, HI San Diego Downtown

  • 97%
  • 25 Jul 2014 Wyndham USA
  • If I could give this hostel a higher rating I would. This was my first time staying in a hostel and I am now a changed woman. My boyfriend and I stayed in a private room in fear of the unexpected but after exploring we realized a dorm setting would have not only been acceptable but very fun. Our visit was through San Diego Comic Con which was crazy loud. This hostel not only provided breakfast but sack lunches which ended up saving us so much money.
    Owner Comment

    Thanks for the wonderful review! We are really happy to hear that people enjoyed the sack lunches. That was a Comic Con special and we will probably start doing it every year from now on. Come back and see us again some time. All the best, HI San Diego Downtown

  • 100%
  • 24 Jul 2014 leslie USA
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