Could be our 22 years of experience, or our friendly staff of fellow travelers. But most likely it’s because we offer the best value in hostel accommodation in San Diego with our Gaslamp entertainment district location, our exclusively-designed ‘privacy pods’ and our truly unique style of hacienda-meets-hippie-meets-Victorian décor. And now, all guest rooms are fully air conditioned too!
Built when mining was bringing settlers to the new town of San Diego, our location originally housed a brothel. Wyatt Earp (of Dodge City fame) was among those attracted to the city by mining and the related businesses that developed. Earp operated four bars and gambling houses in the Stingaree, what is now called the Gaslamp Quarter. Considering his reputation for womanizing, it’s likely he came to know our building quite well.
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*2016 ranking per Hostelworld
“Great value for money and an amazing experience! Friendly staff, they have hairdryer and towel and you don't have to pay extra for it, generally it is a more comfortable hostel than any hostel I stayed at in Europe.”
“Best Hostel Ever! Great location in Gaslamp Quarter. Everything near. Super friendly and helpful staff. Free breakfast. Free shuttle buses to the Beaches.Beautiful, clean and fancy hostel. Recommend and definitely staying there again.”