Group Accommodations: HI San Diego Downtown521 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101
Book a Stay for 10 or More People
We make the booking experience easy for groups ranging from university and school trips, to touring groups, service groups, scouting groups, convention attendees, and more.Contact Group Sales
Features for Group Trips
HI San Diego Downtown hostel offers a convenient, central location for groups of all types and sizes visiting Southern California. You’ll find all the basics you need, like grocery stores, pharmacies, restaurants, and public transportation within blocks of the hostel.
HI San Diego Downtown is uniquely well suited for groups of all sizes, with a variety of room types and configurations, single-occupancy bathrooms on every floor, and an open guest kitchen and dining room where you can prepare and enjoy meals together. Our cozy atrium and dining room are the perfect spots for quick group meetings. The hostel hosts rotating exhibits of works by local artists, making your stay a unique San Diego experience.
Our cleaning and COVID-19 safety protocols comply with WYSE Travel Confederation COVID-19 standards. Our knowledgeable Group Sales Team will support you throughout the booking process, making sure your group has the best beds for their stay and the proximity or the privacy that you are looking for.
Exclusive-Use Dorm Options
For your security and comfort, you'll have the option to ensure your party has exclusive use of the dorm rooms you book.
4-Bed Standard Dorm
4-Bed Premium Dorm
8-Bed Economy Dorm
Booking for an individual or group of fewer than 10 people?
We're On a Mission
HI San Diego Downtown hostel provides experiential learning aimed at inspiring a deeper understanding of the world beyond a traveler’s own experiences. Our hostel stay brings people together, sharing a local perspective of the destination’s culture and history while encouraging each traveler to consider their role in intercultural understanding, global citizenship, and sustainable travel. Everyone from your Group Sales specialist to our Front Desk team is committed to delivering this purposeful stay to your group members.Contact Group Sales
Close to Public Transit
Free Towels & Bed Sheets
Air Filters in Shared Spaces
Top Perks for Groups
Private Rooms for Leaders
1 double bed, with or without ensuite bath, or single twin room without ensuite.
Group Luggage Storage
Arriving before check-in? Leaving after check-out? We’ll store your bags securely.
Paid Parking Nearby
Large garage nearby with hourly and daily rates.
Single-Occupancy Bathrooms for Dorms
Single-occupancy hallway toilets/sinks and showers with doors that lock from the inside.
Spacious Kitchen & Dining Room
All the tools you need to prepare a group meal, plus plenty of seating for dining.
Expedited Group Check-In
Quick and easy check-in for everyone in your group, all at once.
Get to Know San Diego
San Diego Convention Center.5 mi away
Petco Park.4 mi away
Ralph's Grocery Store.2 mi away
Historic Gaslamp Quarter Sign.3 mi away
Seaport Village.7 mi away
Easily Accessible by Public Transit
Balboa Park7 Bus to Park Blvd. & Zoo Pl.
San Diego Zoo215 Bus to Park Blvd. & Zoo Place
UC San DiegoBlue Line to 5th Ave.
US-Mexico BorderBlue Line to San Ysidro
Ocean Beach923 bus to Cable St. & Brighton Ave.
What Other Travelers are Saying
”Can’t believe I didn’t know about hostels and wow, the first one I tried was such a great experience. Thank you HI San Diego. What a great atmosphere and great night's sleep.”
”I really enjoyed my stay at HI San Diego Downtown. The staff was friendly, top class cleanliness. Thank you for your services.”
”The people who run this beautiful facility are great. It's beautiful and in a great location. I had a wonderful time and highly recommend hostelling.”