8 Cheapest Hostels in San Diego

8 Cheapest Hostels in San Diego

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Welcome to San Diego, California, the quintessential beach town that's as laidback as it is beautiful. This city boasts a unique blend of surf culture, delicious cuisine, and rich history, making it a must-visit destination for travelers from all around the world.

However, with high-end resorts and luxury hotels dotting the coastline, San Diego can be an expensive place to visit. But fear not – we've scoured the city to bring you the best cheap hostels that offer the perfect balance of affordability and convenience.

Here are the most affordable and cheap hostels in San Diego.

Sorted by Price: The Cheapest Hostels in San Diego

  1. Hostel on 3rd - from $12.98
  2. California Dreams Hostel - Ocean Beach - from $17.89
  3. Samesun Ocean Beach - from $17.68
  4. California Dreams Hostel - from $19.05
  5. Gaslamp Hostel - from $19.41
  6. ITH Mission Beach Backpacker Hostel - from $17.85
  7. ITH Beach Bungalow Surf Hostel - from $18.48
  8. Lucky D's Hostel - from $18.77

Full List of Affordable 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

🤑 Cheapest Hostel:

Hostel on 3rd

🤩 Best Cheap Hostel:

Samesun Ocean Beach

🎉 Party Hostel:

Samesun Ocean Beach

🤹 Solo-Traveler:

ITH Mission Beach Backpacker 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

When to book a hostel in San Diego?

Let us have a closer look on some statistics and graphics.

  • The cheapest months to travel to San Diego is January. Hostels in San Diego cost $38 in January.
  • The most expensive month is July with $64.
  • Total number of hostels in San Diego: 14
  • Total number of Party Hostels in San Diego: 10
  • Total number of hostels in San Diego with a +8.5 top-rating: 10
  • Most hostels are located in the neighborhoods of Gaslamp Quarter.

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