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Featured Hostels in San Diego County

Hostel on 3rd
2.5 out of 5
542 3rd avenue, San Diego, CA
The price is Rs4,543 per night

Located in Downtown San Diego, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Lyceum Theatre, San Diego Convention Center and Petco Park. Seaport Village and USS ...

3.1/5 (22 reviews)
Great hostel to stay

"Is the cleanest hostel i have every stayed in, also the most comfortable bed, great service and nice amenities"…"

Reviewed on 24 Jul 2019

Hostel on 3rd
California Dreams Hostel
2 out of 5
743 Emerald Street, San Diego, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs6,436 per night

Located in Pacific Beach, this beach hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Pacific Beach Park and Mission Beach. Mission Bay and Belmont Park are also within ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (43 reviews)

"Clean! Nice staff. Next to ocean. 420 friendly patio"…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

California Dreams Hostel
HI San Diego Point Loma Hostel
2 out of 5
3790 Udall Street, San Diego, CA
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Located in Point Loma, this eco-friendly hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Ocean Beach Pier, Sunset Cliffs Natural Park and SeaWorld. Cabrillo National Monument ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (95 reviews)

"This is probably the best hostel in San Diego. It is always clean. The interior is not cramped like some hostels I have visited. The only downside is that they have a limit of 14 days a year. Breakfast is continental and always offers a good variety."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2020

HI San Diego Point Loma Hostel
ITH Beach Bungalow Surf Hostel
2 out of 5
707 Reed Avenue, San Diego, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs7,874 per night

Nestled on the beach, this Pacific Beach hostel is just steps away from Mission Beach Boardwalk and Pacific Beach Park. Mission Beach and Mission Bay are also ...

3.9/5Good! (105 reviews)

"Loved that it was right on the beach and everyone was super friendly! Felt very safe!"…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

ITH Beach Bungalow Surf Hostel
Lucky D's Hostel
2 out of 5
615 8th Avenue, San Diego, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs4,997 per night

Located in Downtown San Diego, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Petco Park, San Diego Convention Center and San Diego City College. Balboa Park and ...

3.7/5Good! (185 reviews)

"The place is no't new but well maintain, people who complain about property have hight expectations, you always see someones cleaning something."…"

Reviewed on 13 Feb 2020

Lucky D's Hostel
Gaslamp Hostel
2 out of 5
726 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs5,982 per night

Located in Gaslamp Quarter, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Lyceum Theatre and Petco Park. San Diego Convention Center and Balboa Park are also within ...

Gaslamp Hostel
HI San Diego Downtown
1.5 out of 5
521 Market Street, San Diego, CA
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Located in Gaslamp Quarter, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Petco Park, San Diego Convention Center and Seaport Village. Balboa Park and ...

4.2/5Very Good! (337 reviews)

"Great location although noisy. I had wished there was a TV in private rooms with bathrooms."…"

Reviewed on 29 Feb 2020

HI San Diego Downtown
RK Hostel San Diego
1.5 out of 5
642 W. Hawthorn St., San Diego, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs4,797 per night

Located in Little Italy, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Balboa Park, Waterfront Park and Maritime Museum of San Diego. B Street Cruise Ship Terminal ...

2.5/5 (175 reviews)
Chilling at rk

"Just need a place to stay for a bit."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

RK Hostel San Diego
ITH Hostels Downtown San Diego
2 out of 5
230 W. Cedar, San Diego, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs6,057 per night

Located in Little Italy, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Balboa Park, Waterfront Park and Maritime Museum of San Diego. Port of San Diego and B Street ...

4.1/5Very Good! (324 reviews)

"House up a hill was generally comfortable, nicely decorated and clean. Bathroom was huge upstairs. The downstairs one had a bath too. Also other toilets downstairs. Kitchen was convenient and tv room cozy. Outside sitting area pleasant to enjoy the sunshine. Location convenient enough and not too ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020

ITH Hostels Downtown San Diego
Hostel Habibi
2 out of 5
416 University Avenue, Suite 201, San Diego, CA
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Located in Hillcrest, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Balboa Park, Hotel Circle and San Diego Zoo. Old Town San Diego State Park and B Street Cruise ...

2.9/5 (312 reviews)
Hillcrest in San Diego

"Great location Parking difficult"…"

Reviewed on 5 Nov 2019

Hostel Habibi
USA Hostels San Diego - Downtown
2 out of 5
726 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA
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Located in Gaslamp Quarter, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Westfield Horton Plaza and Petco Park. San Diego Convention Center and San Diego City College ...

4.3/5Excellent! (164 reviews)

"Very Friendly and Safe..................no problems what so ever....................do not have any complaints"…"

Reviewed on 7 Feb 2020

USA Hostels San Diego - Downtown
ITH CoLive Balboa Park
2 out of 5
3751 6th Avenue, San Diego, CA
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Located in Hillcrest, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Balboa Park, San Diego Zoo and Hotel Circle. B Street Cruise Ship Terminal and Port of San Diego ...

4/5Very Good! (101 reviews)

"It was nice to get away! Thank you for your hospitality, I will return(:"…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020

ITH CoLive Balboa Park
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Bahia Resort Hotel
Bahia Resort Hotel
3.5 out of 5
998 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA
The price is Rs12,039 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (6,539 reviews)

"Awesome ocean views, friendly staff and great food."…"

Reviewed on 26 May 2020

Bahia Resort Hotel
Catamaran Resort and Spa
Catamaran Resort and Spa
4 out of 5
3999 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA
The price is Rs12,043 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (3,442 reviews)

"It was all great. Service and the view can’t be beat!"…"

Reviewed on 22 May 2020

Catamaran Resort and Spa
Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Mission Valley Stadium
Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Mission Valley Stadium
3 out of 5
3805 Murphy Canyon Rd, San Diego, CA
The price is Rs6,065 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (756 reviews)

"This king room was Nice big room, clean and updated . Starbucks k cups available for coffee!"…"

Reviewed on 26 May 2020

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Mission Valley Stadium
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in San Diego County?
If you’re looking for an affordable place to stay in San Diego County, one of the 21 hostels here could be a great option for you. By choosing a hostel, you can cut your spending on lodging and use more of your trip funds for fun things to do during your holiday. You can check out the museums and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as attractions like the zoo.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look the same, but these dorm-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), low prices and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in San Diego County?
You may be able to find reasonable prices at these San Diego County accommodations, which have good reviews from our guests: Bahia Resort Hotel - You can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking at this hotel. Ramada by Wyndham San Diego National City - 2-minute walk from Bayfront - E St. Trolley Station for easy access to public transport. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking and an outdoor pool at this motel. Welk Resorts San Diego - You can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking at this hotel. Holiday Inn Carlsbad - Located within a 10-minute walk of Del Mar Beach. Property features at this hotel include free WiFi, an outdoor pool and a 24-hour front desk. Hilton San Diego Del Mar - Property features at this motel include free WiFi, free parking and an outdoor pool.
What is there to see and do in San Diego County?
In general, San Diego County is known for its beaches, museums and restaurants. Major attractions include Petco Park, Seaport Village and USS Midway Museum. Get out into nature with places such as Balboa Park, Harbor Island and Coronado Beach. Cultural attractions include Maritime Museum of San Diego, San Diego Air and Space Museum and Del Mar Fairgrounds.
What's the best way to get around San Diego County?
You can find the nearest airport in San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.), 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from the city centre. An alternative is San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), located 6.7 mi (10.8 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you may want to use public transport to get around. You can access metro transport at Civic Center Station, 5th Avenue Station and Convention Center Station. To explore more of the surrounding area, hop on a train at San Diego Santa Fe Depot, San Diego-Old Town Transit Center or San Diego Coaster Sorrento Valley Station.