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USA Hostels OCEAN BEACH

We’re the newest member of the USA Hostels family….
But we’ve been a big part of Ocean Beach life for 20 years, formerly known as Ocean Beach International Hostel or OBI, for short. The spirit and fun, the crazy colorful paint job and the famous peace sign still remain, but the inside is shiny new, complete with USA Hostels‘ signature ‘privacy pods’, new mattresses and linens, secure, clean accommodations, and new patio chill out space.

All you need when you stay with us is a swimsuit and sunscreen – we loan free beach chairs, umbrellas, towels, mats, Frisbees and paddle ball sets. We even have coolers to keep those beach beverages icy cold. Wanna try out surfing? We have surfboards and body boards for a low rental cost.

Our FREE shuttle to the most popular San Diego tourist spots also helps make us the best hostel value. Running four days a week we drop off at SeaWorld, the San Diego Zoo and our sister hostel in the heart of the Gaslamp District. We even do an airport drop off and twice a week hit La Jolla cove.

We not only fill your days with options, but you can also join us for our twice weekly beach bonfires with good ol’ American ‘smores’ and hotdogs.

And, if the cozy warmth of the fire gets you feeling musical, you can borrow one of our a guitars, tambourines or bongos and get to singin’ campfire songs. We also have beer pong tournaments and movie nights complete with popcorn. To see what’s happening in fun and unique Ocean Beach, scroll down the page to our “Special Events” section, the ‘Activities’ area or check out our blog or Facebook page.

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WE OFFER FOR FREE

  • Daily breakfast of fresh fruit, baked goods, oatmeal, juice, coffee, tea and all the pancakes you can make
  • Shuttle to SeaWorld, Zoo, downtown and airport 4 times per week and La Jolla 2 times per week
  • Beach chairs, towels and mats,  beach umbrellas and coolers
  • Wifi and use of tablets
  • Security lockers in all dorm rooms
  • Surfboard storage
  • Paddle ball, frisbees, volleyballs, soccer balls, and board games
  • Bed linens, and towels on request
  • Day-storage of luggage after check out
  • Washing powder for our onsite laundry

AMENITIES

  • Privacy pods with shelf, bed light and power outlet.
  • Twice weekly beach bonfire with free hot dogs and smores
  • Inexpensive surfboard and body board rentals
  • Discounted wetsuit rental and surf lessons
  • Weekly beer pong tournament and movie nights with popcorn
  • Discounted San Diego Zoo and Sea World tickets
  • Discounted harbor and whale watching cruises and bike rentals
  • Expansive patio with foozball, boardgames, and cable tv
  • An array of musical instruments to get yer groove on
  • Fully-equipped guest kitchen
  • Private rooms with duvets, cable tv, mp3 player

OCEAN BEACH TIPS -n- THINGS

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    Monday Game Night at The Holding Company Bar

    Join us every Monday night at 10pm for games night at our favorite local bar The Holding Company. All guests that come along with us receive a free shot upon arrival at the bar! Games include ping pong, giant Jenga, board games, karaoke and much more…

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    Ocean Beach Farmer’s Market

    Every Wednesday from 4pm-7pm right in front of the hostel…

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    Half Off San Diego Museum Admissions in February!

    Half off admission to more than 40 participating San Diego museums! You will need to have a free pass in order to be able to take advantage of these discounts. We have passes…

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DAILY ACTIVITIES

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FIND US

4961 Newport Ave,  San Diego, CA 92107

Tel: +1-619-223-7873 Toll-free in the US and Canada: 1-800-339-7263.

Email: oceanbeach@usahostels.com

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USA Hostels Ocean Beach Awards

  • 2016

    Winner

    Certificate of Excellence Trip Advisor
  • 2015

    Winner

    Guest Review Award Booking.com
  • 2015

    Winner

    Certificate of Excellence Trip Advisor
  • 2014

    Winner

    Certificate of Excellence Trip Advisor

WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING

“Fantastic Stay! Stayed at USA Hostel OB for a few nights and have nothing but good things to say! The hostel was clean, staff (and other visitors!) were friendly and very helpful! The hostel is in a great location, there's lots to do in Ocean Beach and I always felt safe walking through the neighbourhood! Would definitely recommend and visit again!”

katemcbride89- Australia- January 24th, 2017- Tripadvisor

“The staff is amazing, they are friendly and very helpful. They provide great activities for the guests to join in on and they are very welcomed. I had a great experience and I highly recommend it for your stay.”

Natalie De Jager- South Africa- January 23rd, 2017- Hostelworld

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