HI San Diego Downtown

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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

Overview of HI San Diego Downtown

HI San Diego Downtown

1.5 star property

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
  • Hand sanitizer provided
521 Market Street, San Diego, CA, 92101

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSan Diego Convention Center10 min walk
  • Popular LocationSeaport Village15 min walk
  • Popular LocationBalboa Park16 min walk
  • AirportSan Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.)5 min drive

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About this area

San Diego

HI San Diego Downtown is located in Downtown San Diego, a neighborhood in San Diego, and 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. Waterfront Park and Hotel Circle 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.

What's nearby

  • Petco Park - 6 min walk
  • San Diego Convention Center - 10 min walk
  • Seaport Village - 15 min walk
  • Balboa Park - 16 min walk
  • USS Midway Museum - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • Park and Market Trolley Station - 7 min walk
  • San Diego Santa Fe Depot - 18 min walk
  • San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) - 5 min drive

Restaurants

  • Werewolf — 2 min walk
  • Dublin Square Irish Pub — 2 min walk
  • Osteria Panevino — 2 min walk
  • Le Parfait Paris — 2 min walk
  • Osteria Panevino — 2 min walk

About this property

HI San Diego Downtown

Eco-friendly hostel in the heart of Downtown San Diego
A short walk from San Diego Convention Center and Petco Park, HI San Diego Downtown provides a garden, an arcade/game room, and a library. In addition to laundry facilities, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also find perks like:
  • Luggage storage, a computer station, and tour/ticket assistance
  • An elevator, concierge services, and a TV in the lobby
  • Smoke-free premises, a 24-hour front desk, and ATM/banking services
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the breakfast, helpful staff, and location
Room features
All 48 rooms offer comforts such as laptop-friendly workspaces and air conditioning, in addition to thoughtful touches like separate sitting areas and separate dining areas.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Separate sitting areas and separate dining areas
  • Communal kitchens, housekeeping, and desks

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 cleaning and disinfection practices 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
At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
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 available

Things to do

  • Arcade/game room

Family friendly

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

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Library

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 (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • 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
  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Dining room
  • Shared kitchen access

More

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

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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
At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
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

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

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

This property is managed by a professional host
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

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Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 173 out of 366 reviews
5 - Excellent 47%
Rating 4 - Good. 120 out of 366 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 47 out of 366 reviews
3 - Okay 13%
Rating 2 - Poor. 12 out of 366 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 14 out of 366 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The hostel environment is great for travelers!
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Friendly helpful service. Great, easy stay.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Me and my boyfriend love traveling and finding the cheapest/best option when doing so. We found this place and fell in love with the price, cleanliness, and walk ability to clubs/bars. Only complaint was weird yelling in the middle of the night sometimes and difficulty getting more bathroom tissue as the cleaning people didn’t give us more when we asked. Otherwise the private room was awesome :)
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Solo traveling
Very clean place, perfect location for anything downtown. Highly recommend
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
People are super nice and polite! This was a hundred times better than any hotel! The atmosphere, the decor, the staff...I am from here and whenever I return I am coming here
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021