9 Best Hostels in San Diego

9 Best Hostels in San Diego

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San Diego is a city known for its beautiful beaches, sunny weather, and laid-back culture. It's a popular destination for travelers from all over the world, and luckily, it has some of the best hostels in the United States.

If you're planning a trip to San Diego and looking for budget-friendly accommodation, the best hostels in San Diego offer a unique experience that goes beyond just a place to stay.

From historic Victorian buildings to bungalow-style beachfront properties, San Diego's hostels offer a variety of rooms and activities that cater to every type of traveler.  

Short and crisp: The Best Hostels in San Diego

  1. Samesun Ocean Beach - best for Beach Lovers Retreat, Party Hostel, Youth Hostel
  2. California Dreams Hostel - Ocean Beach - best for Adventure Hostels, Beach Lovers Retreat, Female Solo Traveller, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  3. California Dreams Hostel - best for Adventure Hostels, Beach Lovers Retreat, Female Solo Traveller, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  4. Stay Classy - best for Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  5. ITH Mission Beach Backpacker Hostel - best for Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  6. International Travelers House Adventure Hostel - best for Digital Nomads, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  7. HI - San Diego (Downtown) The Metropolitan Hostel - best for Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  8. Gaslamp Hostel - best for Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  9. ITH Beach Bungalow Surf Hostel - best for Adventure Hostels, Beach Lovers Retreat, Digital Nomads, Female Solo Traveller, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel

How much are hostels in San Diego?

Let us talk about prices. Here is a graph showing you average prices for a bed in a dorm and for a private room. Simply mouse-over to see rates for each month.

Prices can vary a lot, especially on high-season, weekends, and special holidays such as New Years Eve.

Average Dorm Price per Month in San Diego

Average Dorm Price Graph

Average Private Room Price per Month in San Diego

Average Private Price Graph

 

Full List of best Hostels in San Diego

On the map: Hostel Locations in San Diego

We've got your back when it comes to finding a great hostel location in San Diego. We've gone ahead and mapped out all the hostels for you so you can get a good idea of where they're all at. This map will make your life so much easier!

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Hostel Haven: Choose Your Character

๐Ÿ† Overall Best Hostel:

Samesun Ocean Beach

๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธ Female Solo-Traveler:

California Dreams Hostel - Ocean Beach

๐Ÿคน Solo-Traveler:

ITH Mission Beach Backpacker Hostel

๐ŸŽ‰ Party Hostel:

Samesun Ocean Beach

Still not sure? Pick this!

#1 Top Hostel in San Diego: Samesun Ocean Beach

This is the overall best rated hostel in Samesun Ocean Beach. The overall rating is 9.1. You cannot go wrong here.

It is your safest bet in case you are not sure which hostel to pick.

The price for a dorm at Samesun Ocean Beach starts from $17.68.

Book Samesun Ocean Beach here

#1 Best Hostel in San Diego
Samesun Ocean Beach

FAQ about San Diego Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in San Diego. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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Best Hostel in San Diego is...

Samesun Ocean Beach!

Samesun Ocean Beach, San Diego

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