USA Hostels San Diego - Downtown

Star Rating
2 out of 5
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4.3 / 5Excellent
148 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Kitchen


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Westfield Horton Plaza
    5 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Petco Park
    9 min walk
  • Restaurant
    Buca di Beppo
    2 min walk
  • Restaurant
    Grant Grill
    5 min walk
  • Airport
    San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.)
    5 min drive

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    About this area

    San Diego

    Located in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter neighborhood, USA Hostels San Diego - Downtown is in the city center and by the ocean. 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 San Diego Zoo and Hotel Circle. Check out an event or a game at Petco Park, and consider making time for SeaWorld, a top attraction not to be missed. Our guests love the hostel's convenience to public transportation: 5th Avenue Station is 6 minutes by foot and Civic Center Station is 7 minutes.

    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Westfield Horton Plaza - 5 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Petco Park - 9 min walk
    • Popular Location
      San Diego Convention Center - 12 min walk
    • Popular Location
      San Diego City College - 14 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Seaport Village - 16 min walk

    Getting around

    • San Diego Santa Fe Depot - 16 min walk
    • 5th Avenue Station - 6 min walk
    • San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) - 5 min drive


    • Buca di Beppo — 2 min walk
    • Grant Grill — 5 min walk
    • Cat Cafe — 6 min walk
    • Morton’s The Steakhouse — 7 min walk
    • Richard Walker's Pancake House — 8 min walk

    About this property

    USA Hostels San Diego - Downtown

    Laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk, and tour/ticket assistance are available at this smoke-free hostel. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include a TV in a common area and ATM/banking services. All 23 rooms offer free WiFi, flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and ceiling fans.

    Property amenities


    • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and transportation

    • No onsite parking available

    Food and drink

    • Free continental breakfast available daily 7 AM–11 AM

    Family friendly

    • Laundry facilities


    • ATM/banking services
    • No elevators

    Guest services

    • 24-hour front desk
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Laundry facilities
    • Luggage storage
    • Tour/ticket assistance

    Languages spoken

    • English
    • Japanese
    • Portuguese
    • Spanish


    • Smoke-free property
    • TV in lobby

    Room amenities


    • Air conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Heating


    • Cable channels
    • Flat-screen TV

    Food and drink

    • Shared kitchen


    • Safe


    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition


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    Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    Fantastic bright and cheery hostel right in the heart of town. Easy walk anywhere. Rooms and facilities tidy and clean.

    Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    Exceeded my expectations. Very clean and in great location. They have free trolleys going to most touristic places. The staff was also friendly.

    Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2019

    4/5 Good

    First Time "Hosteler"

    This was my first time staying at a hostel. It was different than a hotel for sure. However, I would do it again if I needed a budget travel option.

    Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

    4/5 Good

    This hostel is well situated in downtown San Diego. The rooms are a little crowded but comfortable and the staff is very friendly. My only complaint would that there are not enough bathroom facilities for the potential number of guests. There was quite a wait every morning for the shower or toilet which was a little frustrating.

    Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

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