International Travelers House Zoo Hostel

3751 6th ave, San Diego, USA, Distance from city centre: 3.4km
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Rating: 92%from 14 reviews

  • 95%Atmosphere
  • 97%Staff
  • 87%Security
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 90%Location
  • 92%Value for money
  • 88%Facilities
Welcome to the International Travelers House Zoo Hostel! Come join our clean and fun hostel if you are looking for the best experience and most comfortable rooms during your holidays in San Diego!

Our daily FREE hot breakfast and FREE cooked dinners are prepared for our guests so they don't have to cook! Both of our daytime and nighttime adventure and social activities guided by our staff will show you everything to do in San Diego! We are the closest hostel to the San Diego Zoo which is said to be the world's #1 Zoo!

Multiple male and female restrooms allows our guests to always have access to a hot shower! Our huge social lounge is equipped with a billards table, darts, art chalk walls, iPads, TV, Games, and plenty space for relaxing!

The unique design of our zoo themed building provides guests with plenty of space for meeting people in our variety of common areas. Multiple fast FREE Internets are provided to all guests as well as having free access to iPads and computers!

Our goal is to show you the ultimate experience and best time during your holidays. With this in mind we guide our guests on a variety or daytime adventures including: Surfing Trips, Beach Trips, FREE Sailing Tours, Nature Walks, Snorkeling Excursions, Local Happy Hours, Sightseeing Tours, Tijuana, Mexico Tours, Waterfall Hikes, Brewery Tours and More!

Once the sun falls and the nighttime is here, we take our guests on the best social activities including: Pub Crawls, Club Nights, Local Restaurant Tours, Wine Tastings, Art Nights, Game Nights, Movie Nights and more!

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • Meeting Room
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Taxes not included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing Machine
  • WII

Cancellation Policy

This 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.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

San Diego local tax of 11.05% is not included in the price and will be added onto the room rate on arrival.

Our reception opens at 6am and closes at midnight everyday, but we do have staff and management who live on-site that can assist guests after hours.

If you are planning on arriving after hours, please email us at least 24 hours prior to your arrival.

Guests staying with us must be over 18 years old and carry an international passport or reside from outside of San Diego County. Guests can stay with at the International Travelers House for a maximum of 14 consecutive days in a row.

Please note:
Cancellation policy: 24 hours advance notice prior to the date of arrival.
Late cancellation or no-show: Late cancellations and no-shows will be charged the full rate of the first night of their reservation.

Payment upon arrival by cash, Visa, Mastercard or American Express

Check-in time: 4 pm
Check out before 11 am

Free Cooked Breakfast Everyday
Free Cooked Dinner Six Nights A Week!
No Minimum Stay
14 Day Maximum Stay

No kids and no pets. All guests must have a valid out of San Diego ID

Directions
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Centrally located in the heart of San Diego, the International Travelers House Zoo Hostel is based in the Hillcrest District known for it's close proximity to San Diego's Zoo, tasty dining, craft bars, hip shopping, and nightlife. Hillcrest offers multiple public transportation routes to anywhere in the city.

We are only a short bus ride to the Gaslamp District in the center of Downtown San Diego and only five blocks from Balboa Park.

Our location is surrounded by an abundance of street parking metered by the city and FREE parking in the neighborhoods surrounding the hostel.


SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Driving directions via San Diego International Airport
(Take a taxi for the fastest route)

- Turn left onto N Harbor Dr
- Turn left onto W Laurel St
- Turn left onto 6th Ave
- International Travelers House will be one mile down on your right at 3751 6th Ave


GREYHOUND BUS STATION
Bus directions Via Greyhound Bus Station:
(Estimated Travel Time = 32 Minutes)

- Walk to Market St & 14th St
- Take Bus #3 towardsUCSD Med Ctr/Hillcrest
- Get off at the stop at 5th Ave & Pennsylvania
- Walk to the International Travelers House at 3751 6th Ave


SANTE FE TRAIN STATION
Bus directions via Sante Fe Train Station:
(Estimated Travel Time = 25 Minutes)

- Walk to 5th Ave & Broadway
- Take Bus #3 towardsUCSD Med Ctr/Hillcrest
- Get off at the stop at 5th Ave & Pennsylvania
- Walk to the International Travelers House at 3751 6th Ave


INTERSTATE 5 SOUTH
Driving directions via Interstate 5 South:

- Take exit 16B for 6th Ave towards Downtown
- International Travelers House will be 1.5 miles down on your right at 3751 6th Ave


INTERSTATE 5 NORTH
Driving directions via Interstate 5 North:

- Take exit 1B toward Front St toward Quince St/Balboa Park
- Merge onto Quince Dr
- Turn right onto 6th Ave
- International Travelers House will be less than a mile away on your right at 3751 6th Ave

Located Near

Our central location places travelers closer to our world famous Zoo and Balboa Park than any other hostel in San Diego! Within two blocks from the hostel, you can find yourself on beautiful green grass playing in the sunshine or catching a nap under a gigantic eucalyptus tree!

The Hillcrest neighborhood is known for its amazing international restaurants and discount thrift shops! Also located within walking distance are organic markets, craft bars, a brewery, coffee shops, cinema and more!

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