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Guest reviews

4.2/5 Very Good
338 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen
  • Business Services
  • Laundry
  • 24/7 Front Desk

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Explore the area

Popular LocationPetco Park6 min walk
Popular LocationSan Diego Convention Center11 min walk
Popular LocationSeaport Village15 min walk
AirportSan Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.)11 min drive

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  • 4-Bed Male Dorm

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More details4-Bed Male Dorm
  • 4 Bed Female Dorm Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More details4 Bed Female Dorm Room
  • Room, 1 Double Bed, Private Bathroom

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 Double Bed, Private Bathroom
  • Room, 1 Double Bed, Shared Bathroom

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 Double Bed, Shared Bathroom
  • Quadruple Room, 1 Bedroom, Private Bathroom

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Single Bunk Beds
    More detailsQuadruple Room, 1 Bedroom, Private Bathroom
  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom (Private)

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsTwin Room, Shared Bathroom (Private)
  • Economy Shared Dormitory, Men only

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsEconomy Shared Dormitory, Men only
  • Economy Shared Dormitory, Women only

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsEconomy Shared Dormitory, Women only

The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices exclude taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

San Diego

Located in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter neighbourhood, HI San Diego Downtown is near a metro station. Port of San Diego and B Street Cruise Ship Terminal are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit San Diego Zoo and Hotel Circle. SeaWorld and Belmont Park are not to be missed. Our guests love the hostel's location for the sightseeing.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Petco Park - 6 min walk
  • San Diego Convention Center - 11 min walk
  • Seaport Village - 15 min walk
  • Port of San Diego - 7 min drive
  • USS Midway Museum - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Park and Market Trolley Station - 7 min walk
  • San Diego Santa Fe Depot - 18 min walk
  • San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) - 11 min drive

About this property

HI San Diego Downtown

Eco-friendly San Diego hostel in Gaslamp Quarter, walk to Petco Park
Along with concierge services, this smoke-free hostel has laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a computer station, an arcade/games room and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access and showers.
HI San Diego Downtown offers 48 forms of accommodation with air conditioning. This San Diego hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include a shower.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Globe, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Follows industry sanitisation guidelines of enhanced cleanliness
Enhanced cleanliness are washed at 60°C or hotter
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and enhanced cleanliness
Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Contactless check-in and check-out

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Masks available
Temperature checks available for guests
Temperature checks given to staff
Personal protective equipment worn by staff
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • Street parking

Things to do

  • Arcade/game room

Family friendly

  • Arcade/game room
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Lift

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • Garden

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning

Bathroom

  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3 PM and 11 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 5 April 2020 to 31 July 2020 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

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Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Club Card: USD 4.00 per person, per night.
  • Child's Club Card: USD 0 per night, (from 1 to 17 years old).

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Guests who do not present a Hostelling International membership card will be charged USD 3 at check-in, payable to the hostel.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No on-site parking is available.
  • Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted. Guests whose residence is within 45 mi (72 km) of the property will not be allowed to check in. Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; enhanced cleanliness; enhanced cleanliness.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • The property affirms that it adheres to the enhanced cleanliness sanitisation guidelines.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
This property does not accept 3rd party payment options for any bookings.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Hostel HI San Diego Downtown
Hostelling International San Diego Downtown Hotel San Diego
Hi Diego Downtown Diego
HI San Diego Downtown San Diego
HI San Diego Downtown Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
HI San Diego Downtown Hostel/Backpacker accommodation San Diego

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at HI San Diego Downtown and receive a full refund?
Yes, HI San Diego Downtown offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to HI San Diego Downtown cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this hostel?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at this hostel?
Check-in is from 3 PM to 11 PM.
What time is check-out at HI San Diego Downtown?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is this hostel located?
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 USS Midway Museum are also within 1 mile (2 km). Park and Market Trolley Station is 7 minutes by foot and Gaslamp Quarter Station is 7 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for HI San Diego Downtown

4.2
Very Good
5 - Excellent
156
4 - Good
113
3 - Okay
46
2 - Mediocre
12
1 - Poor
11
4.2
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
4.0
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

      This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

      4/5 Good

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

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

      Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

      5/5 Excellent

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

      Stayed 5 nights in Feb 2020

      5/5 Excellent

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

      Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020