Welcome to HI-San Diego Downtown!
Think Hotels in Downtown San Diego are the Only Way to Travel?
Then you’ve never experienced a stay in an HI-USA Hostel! Our youth- and family-friendly
hostels offer safe, comfortable accommodations and are more affordable than any hotels in
downtown San Diego; plus they offer so much more – free tours, movie and video game nights,
group outings, happy hour, pub-crawls and group dinners.
The Most Central and Accessible Hostel in San Diego
Not sure what to do in San Diego? Our award-winning hostel staff will gladly help you plan an
amazing time. Everyone here is a local expert and loves to share information about local
hotspots and hidden treasures not found in tourist brochures. From our convenient central
location, a short bus ride or taxi will get you to the San Diego Zoo (ask about discount tickets at
reception), Balboa Park and some of America’s finest beaches. Our California hostel also put
you within walking distance of the San Diego Convention Center, the Amtrak station and the
Greyhound station. The airport is only 10 – 15 minutes by cab or bus.
Rest Comfortably After a Busy Day of Backpacking in San Diego
At HI-USA, we don’t compromise on comfort. Our Tempur-Pedic® mattresses were recently
rated the most comfortable out of all Hostelling International Hostels in the U.S.A…just one more
reason to book your stay in our San Diego hostel! And in case you need more reasons to
choose our hostel over other hostels or hotels in downtown San Diego, we offer:
• free pancake breakfast, coffee, tea and hot chocolate every day
• onsite WiFi to keep you connected
• Linens and towels so you don’t have to travel with your own
• Bicycle parking
• Storage upon check-in or check-out
Book your stay at San Diego’s best hostel today – HI-San Diego Downtown. We can’t wait to
IMPORTANT – Check-In/Reservation Policies:
-At check-in a 10.5% mandatory city tax will be added to the quoted rates.
-Foreign travellers must show a valid foreign passport at check-in.
-United States citizens must show a valid state issued Identification Card or Driver's License with photo upon check in.
-We do not rent to residents of San Diego County.
-U.S. passports, Foreign Identification and Driver's Licenses, Military Identification and Student Identification cards are not accepted.
-Reservations must be cancelled by Midnight the day before check-in to receive a refund. Any cancellations or no-shows after this point will be charged for the first night of the intended stay.
-Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. No one under the age of 12 may stay in a dorm room.
-We have a maximum allotted stay of 14 nights in a 365 day period. Any bookings made for longer than this cannot be accepted.
-A $3 Non-Member Fee will be added per night for guests who are not Hostelling International members. Memberships are available at front desk upon check in.
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