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R.K.Hostel

642 W. Hawthorn St., San Diego, CA 92101, San Diego, USA, Distance from city centre: 1.7km

Rating: 65% from 41 reviews

  • 61%Atmosphere
  • 62%Staff
  • 64%Security
  • 55%Cleanliness
  • 81%Location
  • 70%Value for money
  • 64%Facilities

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  • price is ok, staff is not friendly, the bed has some bed bugs, I saw guest were bug bites with serious scratching inflamation.
  • 51%
  • 26 Jun 2013 Anonymous China
  • Oh wow, how do I begin. I have been to two hostels in California and trust me when I say this one is amazing. I expected a little less, due to the popularity of location (Little Italy), but boy you are in for a treat. The room was great. I personally got a two bed private room and stayed with a friend. The bathrooms/showers were big and very clean. They kept the place very nice. Always smelled fresh. I was never fearful of my security. The main guy who works nights IS HILARIOUS and very COOL!
  • 100%
  • 08 Jun 2013 Colleen USA
  • I was extremely delighted to find out that this hostel was in the middle of everything. Great value, awesome staff, and awesome views. This place is a must.
  • 100%
  • 31 May 2013 Anonymous USA
  • Well you get what you pay for here. Had to ask for most things like towels and toilet paper, but the staff were very friendly and happy to help out. The carpets in my room were very dirty (may need replacing?) It's a small place with a reasonably happy atmosphere.
  • 54%
  • 26 May 2013 Jarrad Australia
  • Invest in bigger beds for the twin double bunk beds.
  • 83%
  • 24 May 2013 Anonymous USA
  • The overall experience is average for a hostel. The reasons for that low rating: The two bathrooms are not enough for all the people, but they are nicely made. There is no hot water if several people had a shower before. The room was not vacuumed before we moved in. The kitchen is not very clean and there are no kitchen towels. That should not be expected to be brought. Also, coffee cups were a rare thing. Positive points: clearly the location, friendliness, free WiFi, refrigerator in the room.
  • 69%
  • 11 May 2013 Anonymous Germany
  • This hostel is nice and clean, EXCEPT you´re staying in 18bed dorm. This room is dark with tons of dust on the floor. Spent there 4 nights, nobody sweep the floor for AGES. Make sure you´re booking 6bed dorm or less, they´re very nice and clean. Aswell make sure, that you´ve change, they don´t accept credit cards. If you don´t like noisy landing planes, don´t stay there. It´s reallyyyy close to the airport.
  • 74%
  • 10 May 2013 Anonymous Czech Republic
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