Lucky D's

615 8th Avenue, San Diego, USA, Distance from city centre: 0.4km
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Rating: 81%from 30 reviews

  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 82%Staff
  • 81%Security
  • 71%Cleanliness
  • 86%Location
  • 82%Value for money
  • 77%Facilities
We offer more free stuff than any other hostel! Free Internet (wired and wireless), Free house phone (call anywhere in US and Canada Free), Free evening meal three times a week and a Free weekly Pub Crawl plus other nightly social events. Free all you can make waffle breakfast every weekend morning and Free cereal every morning. We also offer Free tea and coffee all day and Free use of our linen. All these free extras combined with our low room rates, which always include any applicable taxes, makes us the best value hostel in San Diego!

Please read the reservation conditions below before making a reservation.


Our central location makes getting around very easy. In two minutes you can walk to the Gaslamp quarter to enjoy the multitude of restaurants, bars, clubs and shops that make up this district. Petco Park, San Diego's newly built baseball stadium lies right on our doorstep. A baseball game is a must in truly experiencing American culture. Balboa Park, home to San Diegos many museums and the world famous Zoo is within walking distance. The Greyhound (bus), Amtrak (train) and airport are all easily reached, as is public transport.

Our activities director works hard to ensure you get to see all there is to see in San Diego. We have daily activities organized such as our Gaslamp Pub Crawl, Poker night, Hostel beer pong tournaments, Pub Quiz and Club night, Free evening meals and VIP entry to Gaslamp clubs are all ways we help you enjoy all San Diego has to offer, whilst meeting and hanging out with your fellow travelers.

All of our dorm rooms sleep only 4 people. Security lockers are provided in the dorm rooms. Our deluxe private rooms have a full sized bed, cable TV, and mini fridge. Our economy/basic private rooms have a full sized bed and NO cable TV or mini fridge..

We offer:

- Free Internet - WiFi & Computer stations on each floor
- Free house phone - call anywhere in the US or Canada
- Low cost international calling cards
- Free dinner Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday
- Free breakfast cereal and milk every day
- Free breakfast all-you-can-make waffles Fri - Sun
- Free breakfast toast, jam and peanut butter Mon -Thur
- Lockers in every room
- Free tea and coffee all day
- Free day-storage of luggage after checking out
- Free bike storage
- Discounted bike rental, only $10 a day!
- Large, fully stocked, modern, clean kitchen
- Air Conditioned common room with big screen TV
- Discounted SeaWorld and San Diego Zoo tickets
- Free nightly events such as our legendary Pub crawl
- On site laundry facilities with free washing powder
- No curfew

Please understand that while we try our best, and generally succeed, we can not guarantee that we will always be able to get you in the same room for your entire stay. If booking one or more beds we may not be able to get all your beds in the same room. This is particularly true in our busy summer months of July and August. If this is a problem please call the hostel before booking to check what is available.

We look forward to welcoming you!


Reservation Conditions
Please understand that while we try our best, and generally succeed, we can not guarantee that we will always be able to get you in the same room for your entire stay. If booking one or more beds we may not be able to get all your beds in the same room. This is particularly true in our busy summer months of July and August. If this is a problem please call the hostel before booking to check what is available.
Guests must be 18+ years to stay in our dorm rooms. There are no upper age restrictions however, we ask that you are at least young at heart. The average age of our guests is between 18-35 years old. Our shared rooms are co-ed and are designed for vacationing travelers. You must have an international passport or Student ID with an out of state ID. You must also be able to show proof of on-going travel.

Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Guests under 16 permitted only in private rooms unless an entire dorm is rented. Parents with young children must contact the hostel prior to booking.

Top rated hostel on tripadvisor! Come stay with us and see why we are so loved. We offer more free stuff than any other hostel! Free Internet (wired and wireless), Free house phone (call anywhere in US and Canada Free), Free evening meal three times a week and a Free weekly Pub Crawl plus other nightly social events. Free all you can make waffle breakfast every weekend morning and Free cereal every morning. We also offer Free tea and coffee all day and Free use of our linen. All these free extras combined with our low room rates, which always include any applicable taxes, makes us the best value hostel in San Diego!

Please read the reservation conditions below before making a reservation.


Our central location makes getting around very easy. In two minutes you can walk to the Gaslamp quarter to enjoy the multitude of restaurants, bars, clubs and shops that make up this district. Petco Park, San Diego's newly built baseball stadium lies right on our doorstep. A baseball game is a must in truly experiencing American culture. Balboa Park, home to San Diegos many museums and the world famous Zoo is within walking distance. The Greyhound (bus), Amtrak (train) and airport are all easily reached, as is public transport.

Our activities director works hard to ensure you get to see all there is to see in San Diego. We have daily activities organized such as our Gaslamp Pub Crawl, Poker night, Hostel beer pong tournaments, Pub Quiz and Club night, Free evening meals and VIP entry to Gaslamp clubs are all ways we help you enjoy all San Diego has to offer, whilst meeting and hanging out with your fellow travelers.

All of our dorm rooms sleep only 4 people. Security lockers are provided in the dorm rooms. Our deluxe private rooms have a bunk bed with a full sized bed on the bottom and a single on the top OR one full sized bed, cable TV, and mini fridge. Please advise when reserving if you require a room with two beds. Beginning March 1st all our private rooms will only have one full sized bunk bed. We will no longer have any private rooms with two beds. Our economy/basic private rooms have one full sized bed and NO cable TV and mini fridge.


We offer:

- Free Internet WiFi & Computer stations on each floor
- Free house phone call anywhere in the US or Canada
- Low cost international calling cards
- Free dinner Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday
- Free breakfast cereal and milk every day
- Free breakfast all-you-can-make waffles Fri Sun
- Free breakfast toast, jam and peanut butter Mon -Thur
- Lockers in every room
- Free tea and coffee all day
- Free day-storage of luggage after checking out
- Free bike storage
- Discounted bike rental, only $10 a day!
- Large, fully stocked, modern, clean kitchen
- Air Conditioned common room with big screen TV
- Discounted SeaWorld and San Diego Zoo tickets
- Free nightly events such as our legendary Pub crawl
- On site laundry facilities with free washing powder
- No curfew

We look forward to welcoming you!


Reservation Conditions
Guests must be 18+ years to stay in our dorm rooms. There are no upper age restrictions however, we ask that you are at least young at heart. The average age of our guests is between 18-35 years old. Our shared rooms are co-ed and are designed for vacationing travelers. You must have an international passport or Student ID with an out of state ID. You must also be able to show proof of on-going travel.

Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Guests under 16 permitted only in private rooms unless an entire dorm is rented. Parents with young children must contact the hostel prior to booking.
Please note we have a 2 day cancellation policy.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Age Restriction
  • ATM
  • Bar
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes included
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 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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Please note that we have a two day cancellation policy.


All of our dorm rooms sleep only 4 people. Security lockers are provided in the dorm rooms. Our deluxe private rooms have a full sized bed, cable TV, and mini fridge. Our economy/basic private rooms have a full sized bed and NO cable TV or mini fridge.

Please understand that while we try our best, and generally succeed, we can not guarantee that we will always be able to get you in the same room for your entire stay. If booking one or more beds we may not be able to get all your beds in the same room. This is particularly true in our busy summer months of July and August. If this is a problem please call the hostel before booking to check what is available.

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COMING FROM LOS ANGELES?
Take the Hostel Hopper door-to-door shuttle. You can get daily, door-to-door service from any hostel in LA for only $40! Or $50 direct from LAX. Ride in a comfy mini-van with other travelers and free use of their on board WiFi and iPad. Contact our front desk for details.

DIRECTIONS

From the Greyhound:
From the transit center catch the #11 bus towards SDSU. Get off at Market & 8th Ave. (7 minutes 4 stops). Walk up to 615 8th Ave. Bus costs $2.25. You must have the correct fare as they will not give change.

From Amtrak:
Catch the Blue Line trolley marked San Ysidro. Get off at the stop marked Park Blvd at Market Street. (About 7 minutes.) Walk 0.2 miles west towards 11th Ave, to Market to 8th Ave. Make a right to walk to 615 8th Ave. We are on your right. Trolley costs $2.50.

From the Airport:
Catch the #992 Airport bus. Get off at Broadway & 8th Ave. (20 minutes, 14 stops) Make a right on 8th towards E street, and walk to 615 8th Ave. (About 6 minutes). We are on your left. Bus costs $2.25. You must have the correct fare as they will not give change.

By car:
From North: Take the I 5 South and take the exit 16 for 10th Ave. Turn slightly onto 10th Ave. Turn right onto Market. Turn right onto 8th Ave. We are on your right.

From South: Take the I 5 North and take the exit 15A toward CA-94 E/J St/M L King Jr Fwy. Merge onto 19th Street. Turn left onto Market. Turn right onto 8th Ave. We are on your right.

From East: Take the 8 West to the 163 South. Take 10th Ave exit. Turn slightly onto 10th Ave. Turn right onto Market. Turn right onto 8th Ave. We are on your right.

Located Near

We are located close to almost all of San Diego's attractions. WALK to Seaport Village, The Gaslamp District, Balboa Park, home to 13 Museums and the Zoo. Seaworld is a 15 minute drive North. The beaches are a 20 minute drive. Mexico is only 20 minutes drive South. Those attractions not accessible by foot are easily reached by public transport from Lucky D's.

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