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ITH CoLive Balboa Park

ITH CoLive Balboa Park

2.0 out of 5.0 3751 6th Avenue, San Diego, CA
5/5
(2 Reviews)
This hostel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free continental breakfast and free WiFi. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free Internet in public areas. A terrace, a garden, and a library are also on offer.
 
$69
HI San Diego Downtown

HI San Diego Downtown

1.5 out of 5.0 521 Market Street, San Diego, CA
4.7/5
(6 Reviews)
Free WiFi in public areas, a garden, and a computer station are available at this hostel. Luggage storage, laundry facilities, and concierge services are also on offer.
 
$82
ITH Beach Bungalow Surf Hostel

ITH Beach Bungalow Surf Hostel

2.0 out of 5.0 707 Reed Avenue, San Diego, CA
3/5
(3 Reviews)
This hostel features free WiFi in public areas, laundry facilities, and self parking. Free continental breakfast is served. A terrace, a garden, and a picnic area are also on offer.
 
$54
RK Hostel San Diego

RK Hostel San Diego

1.5 out of 5.0 642 W. Hawthorn St., San Diego, CA
2.3/5
(3 Reviews)
A rooftop terrace is featured at this hostel, along with free WiFi in public areas and a picnic area. A computer station, luggage storage, and laundry facilities are also on offer.
 
$42
ITH Hostels Downtown San Diego

ITH Hostels Downtown San Diego

2.0 out of 5.0 230 W. Cedar, San Diego, CA
2/5
(1 Reviews)
Free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden are available at this hostel. Enjoy the free English breakfast each morning. A 24-hour business center, a library, and a picnic area are also on offer.
 
$60
Hostel on 3rd

Hostel on 3rd

2.5 out of 5.0 542 3rd avenue, San Diego, CA
Free WiFi in public areas, a convenience store, and a computer station are available at this hostel. Enjoy the free continental breakfast each morning. Luggage storage is also provided.
 
$65
PodShare San Diego

PodShare San Diego

2.0 out of 5.0 500 West Fir Street, San Diego, CA
This hostel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free continental breakfast and free WiFi. Dry cleaning and locker space are also provided.
 
$62
Lucky D's Hostel

Lucky D's Hostel

2.0 out of 5.0 615 8th Avenue, San Diego, CA
This hostel features free WiFi in public areas, luggage storage, and laundry facilities.
 
$100
Gaslamp Hostel

Gaslamp Hostel

2.0 out of 5.0 726 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA
Free WiFi in public areas, a communal living room, and luggage storage are available at this hostel. Enjoy the free continental breakfast each morning. Locker space and laundry facilities are also provided.
 
$80
California Dreams Hostel

California Dreams Hostel

2.0 out of 5.0 743 Emerald Street, San Diego, CA
This hostel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free self parking. Relax with beach umbrellas and enjoy a refreshing drink at one of the 15 beach bars. A garden, a grocery/convenience store, and a communal living room are also on offer.
 
$69
HI San Diego Point Loma Hostel

HI San Diego Point Loma Hostel

2.0 out of 5.0 3790 Udall Street, San Diego, CA
Free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden are available at this hostel. A picnic area and barbecue grills are also provided.
 
$92
Samesun Ocean Beach

Samesun Ocean Beach

1.0 out of 5.0 4961 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA
Free WiFi in public areas, luggage storage, and locker space are available at this hostel.
 

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$79
Kings Inn San Diego - Seaworld - Zoo

Kings Inn San Diego - Seaworld - Zoo

2.5 out of 5.0 1333 Hotel Cir S, San Diego, CA
4.1/5
(36 Reviews)
This hotel features 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub. Enjoy the fitness center and perks like free self parking and free WiFi. A bar/lounge, a 24-hour front desk, and a coffee shop are also provided.
 
$79
Pleasant Inn

Pleasant Inn

2.5 out of 5.0 5550 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA
4/5
(25 Reviews)
This motel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. Staff at the 24-hour front desk can provide around-the-clock assistance.
 
$64
Days Inn by Wyndham Mission Valley Qualcomm Stadium/ SDSU

Days Inn by Wyndham Mission Valley Qualcomm Stadium/ SDSU

2.0 out of 5.0 5343 Adobe Falls Rd, San Diego, CA
2.7/5
(19 Reviews)
This hotel features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Enjoy the spa tub and perks like free self parking and free WiFi. Express check-out, luggage storage, and laundry facilities are also on offer.
 
$59
E-Z 8 Motel Old Town

E-Z 8 Motel Old Town

2.5 out of 5.0 4747 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA
2.5/5
(28 Reviews)
This motel features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and WiFi in public areas. Free self parking is offered and multilingual staff can provide around-the-clock assistance.
 
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Best Hostels in San Diego

The joy of travel is about the sights, the sounds, and most definitely about the food. It’s also about the people. Meeting fellow wise wanderers and hearing their tales, especially when it comes to local food recommendations, is half the fun of any trip. The best way to build an instant travel buddy group? It has to be staying in a hostel.

Forget everything you think you know about hostels. These days, hostels come in all shapes and sizes. They also attract a diverse crowd, from students taking a gap year to middle-aged adults grabbing a sojourn between career shifts. Yes, you’ll still find plenty of the backpacker hostel accommodation that offers a simple bed, roof, and door. But you’ll also discover hostels that offer Wi-Fi and communal living spaces where you can play cards or swap travel stories.

Whether you want a little taste of the high end or are looking to stretch your budget with cheap hostels, Travelocity can help you find the perfect place to crash in San Diego. Even the best hostels are still very budget friendly, which will help your dollars go as far as your feet can travel. Have you been dreaming of finally strapping a backpack to your body and trekking through unknown countryside? Hostels were practically made for fearless budget backpackers like you.

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Paradise Point Resort & Spa

Paradise Point Resort & Spa

4.0 out of 5.0 1404 Vacation Rd, San Diego, CA
Located in San Diego, this beachfront resort is in a regional park and within a 10-minute walk of Mission Bay and Mission Bay Park. Mission Beach and Belmont Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).
 
$118
Wyndham San Diego Bayside

Wyndham San Diego Bayside

4.0 out of 5.0 1355 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA
Located in Downtown San Diego, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of USS Midway Museum and Balboa Park. San Diego Convention Center and San Diego Zoo are also within 3 mi (5 km). County Center - Little Italy Station is 7 minutes by foot and America Plaza Trolley Station is 10 minutes.
 
$198
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

4.0 out of 5.0 207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA
Located in Gaslamp Quarter, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Petco Park and San Diego Convention Center. Seaport Village and USS Midway Museum are also within 1 mi (2 km). Gaslamp Quarter Station is only a 2-minute walk and Convention Center Station is 5 minutes.
 
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