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Just awarded a 2014 Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor; ranked the #2 Hostel in the USA for 2014* and winner of Best Hostel Chain Worldwide 2013*! We offer the best value in hostel accomodation in San Diego as we're in the Gaslamp entertainment district, right in the middle of the city's most popular bars and clubs and are the only hostel with 'privacy pods' to help you have a better night's sleep. Our hacienda-meets-the Victorian era look, with its added modern touches, will make your stay even more comfortable! Check out USA Hostels San Diego's blog and facebook pages to see what is happening during your San Diego visit. From discount tickets to the San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld, to free museum days in Balboa Park or surfing lessons, we'll make sure you get the most out of San Diego.

BOOK NOW! Please note our prices do not include taxes. All beds over $25 per night are taxed 11.05% at check in.

*Hostelworld annual ranking

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  • All-you-can-make pancakes, along with a variety of bakeries, oatmeal, fresh fruit, coffee, tea and juice to get your day going right
  • PRIVACY PODS - with a reading light, shelf and outlet along with privacy screening - a USA Hostels exclusive!
  • Wifi and use of Ipads
  • Secure, electronics charge stations inside every locker
  • Bed linen and towels on request
  • Day-storage of luggage after check out
  • Washing powder in our on-site laundry


  • The original Tijuana Tour (so fun our competition has tried to copy it)
  • Weekly pub crawls and happy hour tours
  • Discounted San Diego Zoo and Sea World tickets
  • Discounted harbor and whale watching cruises and bike rentals
  • Parties in our lounge
  • Fully-equipped guest kitchen
  • Private rooms with duvets, cable tv, fridges
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