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Desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

4.2/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

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

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

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.)13 min drive

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  • 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
  • Shared Dormitory

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory
  • 4-Bed Male Dorm

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bunk Bed
    More details4-Bed Male Dorm
  • Room, 1 Bedroom, Private Bathroom

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Twin Bunk Beds
    More detailsRoom, 1 Bedroom, Private Bathroom
  • 4 Bed Female Dorm Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

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

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

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

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 5
    • 5 Twin Bunk Beds
    More detailsFamily Room, 1 Bedroom, Private Bathroom
  • Economy Shared Dormitory, Women only

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bunk Bed
    More detailsEconomy Shared Dormitory, Women only
  • Quadruple Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 4 Twin Bunk Beds
    More detailsQuadruple Room
  • Economy Shared Dormitory, Men only

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bunk Bed
    More detailsEconomy Shared Dormitory, Men only
  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom (Private)

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Twin Bunk Bed
    More detailsTwin Room, Shared Bathroom (Private)

About this area

San Diego

Located in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter neighborhood, HI San Diego Downtown is in the city center and near the airport. 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 USS Midway Museum and San Diego Zoo. Maritime Museum of San Diego and Waterfront Park are not to be missed. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including whale-watching. 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
  • USS Midway Museum - 8 min drive
  • Port of San Diego - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Park and Market Trolley Station - 7 min walk
  • San Diego Santa Fe Depot - 18 min walk
  • AirportSan Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) - 13 min drive

Restaurants

  • Zanzibar Cafe — 3 min walk

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/game room, and tour/ticket assistance. All 48 rooms provide free WiFi, dining areas, and sitting areas.
HI San Diego Downtown offers 48 accommodations with air conditioning. Accommodations offer separate dining areas and include desks. This San Diego hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Housekeeping is offered on request and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

Awards and affiliations

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry sanitization guidelines of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
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 transportation

  • Street parking

Things to do

  • Arcade/game room

Family friendly

  • Arcade/game room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Separate dining area

Conveniences

  • Elevator

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • 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 contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Dining room
  • Shared kitchen access

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Separate sitting area

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 11 PM
Late check-in subject to availability

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 10:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

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

Property payment types

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
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
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
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
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

Hostelling Hostel San Diego International Downtown
Hostelling International San Diego Downtown
Hi Diego Downtown Diego
Hostelling International San Diego Downtown Hostel
Hostel HI San Diego Downtown
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 HI San Diego Downtown pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at HI San Diego Downtown?
Check-in is from 3 PM - 11 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at HI San Diego Downtown?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is HI San Diego Downtown 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 mi (2 km). Park and Market Trolley Station is 7 minutes by foot and Convention Center Station is 8 minutes.
4.2
Very Good
5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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3 - Okay
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2 - Poor
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1 - Terrible
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4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: 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

Business traveler
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 5 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

3/5 Okay

Business traveler
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Overall a nice place that is centrally located. Had a single room with private bathroom. It served it’s purpose and was very affordable. But with that you don’t get things you otherwise normally would at another hotel. The room faced a street with a ton of bars that blasted music until 2am. The room was located on the second floor and you could hear every word of the loud conversations of people walking by.. drunk. Despite this I liked the property but would stress getting a room that was not facing the street in the future.
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

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