Best Places for Backpackers in San Diego, Usa.

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Top 16 hostels in San Diego, Usa.

These are the 16 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in San Diego, Usa.

1
USA Hostels Ocean Beach

96 /100

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USA Hostels Ocean Beach

Voted USA's #1 hostel in 2019 by Hostelworld guests, we're just an easy, two-block stroll to the beach. Our completely redesigned hostel provides the most fun, comfortable and convenient beach stay in San Diego. Our free shuttle to major tourist spots in San Diego puts you just minutes from all the...
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California Dreams Hostel

96 /100

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California Dreams Hostel

California Dreams Hostel is located just 30 seconds walk from the beautiful Pacific Ocean. When we created California Dreams Hostel, we wanted to create a true hostel experience for travelers all over the world. We provide the fun, community atmosphere of a hostel, while having all of the amenities,...
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HI San Diego - Point Loma

96 /100

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HI San Diego - Point Loma

The Point Loma Hostel is located two miles from San Diego's famous Ocean Beach in the relaxed neighborhood of Point Loma. Ocean Beach and its accompanying nightlife, cafes, restaurants, shops and weekly Farmer's Market are just a short stroll away. Nearby, Sea World and Mission Bay are just a 5...
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USA Hostels San Diego

94 /100

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USA Hostels San Diego

Rated a top hostel in San Diego on Hostelworld, Trip Advisor and other sites, we've been hosting savvy travelers for more than 22 years! Our fun environment, exclusive ‘privacy pods’ and central Gaslamp Entertainment District location makes us a great spot to hang out while visiting this great city....
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Nest on Fifth

93 /100

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Nest on Fifth

Nest on Fifth offers brand new studio or 1-bedroom apartments, complete with everything from plates to towels makes your stay comfortable. And, our nearby office, open 24/7, helps make your time in San Diego easy and enjoyable. Nest on Fifth is managed by award-winning USA Hostels and is just 2 bl...
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HI San Diego - Downtown

92 /100

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HI San Diego - Downtown

In the heart of the Gaslamp quarter, San Diego's classiest hostel offers everything a backpacker or business traveler could want. Our recently renovated urban hostel offers shared and private rooms, free Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast, comfortable spaces to meet new friends, and a laid-back staff th...
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ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego

90 /100

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ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego

International Traveler’s House was founded to create memorable, authentic and unique experiences for travelers. We do this through connecting our guests with local culture, neighborhoods and adventures. At our hostel, we have a passion for community and love to bring travelers together to explore th...
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8
Found San Diego

89 /100

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Found San Diego

At Found San Diego, we find tremendous joy in providing each and every guest with the kind of personalized experience and guest service that engages all the senses and makes travel memorable. Memorable as in, write-about-your-incredible-experience-in-your-travel-memoirs, worthy. That is our goal. A...
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9
ITH Beach Bungalow Surf Hostel

87 /100

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ITH Beach Bungalow Surf Hostel

International Traveler’s House was founded to create memorable, authentic and unique experiences for travelers. We do this through connecting our guests with local culture, neighborhoods and adventures. At our hostel, we have a passion for community and love to bring travelers together to explore th...
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10
Lucky D

82 /100

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Lucky D's

We offer more free stuff than any other hostel! Free Internet (wired and wireless), Free house phone (call anywhere in US and Canada Free), and a Free weekly Pub Crawl plus other nightly social events. Free Breakfast every morning. We also offer Free tea and coffee all day and Free use of our linen...
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11
CoLive Balboa Park by International Travelers Hous

82 /100

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CoLive Balboa Park by International Travelers Hous

The CoLive is designed for travelers looking for a quiet place to sleep while staying at an international community. Travelers staying at the CoLive are mainly young professionals, students or backpackers looking for a local hostel neighborhood experience at an affordable price. The facilities of...
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12
Hostel on 3rd

78 /100

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Hostel on 3rd

Property on 3rd is a brand new property located in the heart of San Diego: Gaslamp District. A historic building from 1912 with major renovations completed recently. It is ideally located just one block from all the bar scene and still in a quiet area when you need a silent night’s sleep....
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13
Pacifica Hotel

72 /100

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Pacifica Hotel

Pacifica Hotel is located in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter. We offer clean, safe and secure lodging at budget rates. * Conveniently located in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter * Near San Diego Convention Center & Embarcadero * Short Walk to Fine Dining, Nightlife & Shopping * Family Operated since...
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R.K.Hostel

59 /100

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R.K.Hostel

R.K. Hostel is in the heart of Little Italy. Within walking distance to downtown San Diego and San Diego Bay. 2 streets away from San Diego harbor tours. Close to many area attractions such as Seaport Village, Petco Park, San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Balboa Park and several museums. San Diego's famous...
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15
Hostel Habibi

51 /100

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Hostel Habibi

Hostel Habibi is an upscale hostel is located in the Hillcrest Area of San Diego. This gay-friendly hostel features built in bunk beds, and cookie upon check-in. We are a small veteran owned and run hostel. We believe that you can pay low prices but still get top quality. Please note: Cance...
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16
Old Town Western Inn

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Old Town Western Inn

Hotel is located in Old Town, Close to all major San Diego attractions. Walk out to explore over 150 international shops and art gallery that surround the birthplace of California. The trolley line is just a 5 minute walk from the hotel. After a day of sightseeing and fun, relax in spacious acco...
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