500 West Hotel San Diego Downtown
Experience the best location and cheapest rates at AAE San Diego. Located next to the Harbor, across from the Amtrak station and direct Airport Shuttle Bus to our door $2.75!
Day trips to Mexico only $5 round trip and leaves every 20 minutes! Free Kitchen and Internet Access. Health Spa, 263 Dorm beds and rooms
The AAE San Diego Hostel 500 West is one of 53 AAE Hotels and hostels worldwide, and offers both dorm rooms and private rooms.
We accept AAE Coupons for discounts of 1 to 5 USD per night off our lowest rates. THESE RATES ARE AVAILABLE ON LINE ONLY, NO WALK INS**
Before U book anywhere else, read what we offer!!
*Amtrak Train is 1/2 Block from us.
*Airport Shuttle Bus Direct to our door, $2.75 each person, 15 minutes.
*Only a 10 minute trolley ride from the Greyhound Station
*MEXICO Day tours leave our front door every 20 minutes and cost only $5.00 Round Trip!!! Thats right, your doing San Diego and famous Tijiuana Mexico from our Great Hostel for only 5 bucks!!
* Flat screen TVs in most rooms, free wireless internet, state of the art kitchen, coin laundry, fireplace lounge, super friendly staff, !! Forget the car, you won\'t need it! If you do bring the car, we have a parking garage behind the building that cost between 15 and 20 a day.
Use the massive 2 story health spa, with sauna, stairmaster, bikes, jacuzzi, free weights for only $5.00 a day.
Dine in our restaurant and get cheap eats, or cook in the kitchen and enjoy any of our indoor or outdoor dining rooms!! Values for the budget traveler are built in with the AAE San Diego Hostel!
We cater for groups and also have discounts for University students!
Grand Central Café located on site & open daily from 7am-2pm. We are located adjacent and connect to the YMCA and therefore guests can avail of their facilities also. You can have a daily pass to the local gym at just $5.00 USD a day.
Make us your stop on your backpacker trail of San Diego! We look forward to seeing you here!
Notice: Maximum stay is limited to 28 days. Maximum stay in dorm beds is limited to 6 days. You must provide out of State ID or Passport for occupancy in dorm rooms. No San Diego Residents allowed. California Residents must prove Travel Itenary. Only Private rooms for California Residents, no dorms or shared rooms. No exceptions.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Bicycle parking
- Breakfast not included
- Cable TV
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free Internet Access
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Internet Access
- Key Card Access
- Linen Included
- Mini Supermarket
- No Curfew
- Reading Light
- Taxes not included
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Wheelchair Accessible
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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12.5% Tax not included in rates.
500 W. Broadway San Diego California, U.S.A 92101
Call if you need same day arrival
2. Amtrak Trains , exit main doors at Kettner Street (labeled above doors) Turn right, you will face W. Broadway, cross street, Starbucks is on left side, we are too! Walk 1/2 block, you at our door.
3. Airport, exit airport to the MTS Red bus line, take the #992 bus, cost $2.50, and ride 15 minutes, get off in front of our building, same side on corner. (see our Visual Guide)
4. Now..if you must drive and bring a car, follow these easy directions. Please keep in mind there is Broadway and West Broadway- both have a 500. We are on W. Broadway, closer to the ocean and harbor.
Driving Directions from Interstate 5:
*Start out going West on Friars Rd toward Sea World DR - 0.58 miles
*Turn right onto Sea World DR - 0.46 miles
*Merge onto I-5 S toward downtown - 3.90 miles
*Take the Front St. exit toward Civic Centre - 0.28 miles
*Turn slight right onto front St. - 0.56 miles
*Turn right onto W. Broadway - 0.15 miles
Local Amtrak Station is just a few blocks. Greyhound Bus is local close, Parking for your car is next door
San Diego International Airport is a 15 minute shuttle bus ride for $2.75 each way
Amtrack Train to all of California, 1/2 block.
Mexico Trolley (every 20 mins) $2.50 each way.
We are directly across from the bustling harbor in downtown San Diego. A short walk on wide, well-lit city sidewalks under breezy Southern California skies will take you to many of the most popular business destinations and recreational diversions in San Diego: