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HI San Diego Downtown, San Diego

1.5 stars1.5 stars
521 Market StreetSan DiegoCA92101United States of America, 800-491-6126

Walking distance from San Diego Convention Center
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
Very Good4.1 / 5
Good internet service
Fantastic service
Great location
More comfort would be nice
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HI San Diego Downtown, San Diego

Hotel Info: 866-539-8117

from $37
  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom (Private)
  • Economy Shared Dormitory, Women only
  • 4 Bed Female Dorm Room
  • Economy Shared Dormitory, Men only
  • Quadruple Room, 1 Bedroom, Private Bathroom
  • Room, 1 Double Bed, Private Bathroom
  • 4-Bed Male Dorm
  • Room, 1 Double Bed, Shared Bathroom

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 48 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast
Things to do
  • Arcade/game room
Working away
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Elevator/lift
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi

Special features

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Globe, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

HI San Diego Downtown, San Diego’s small print

Also known as

  • Hostelling Hostel San Diego International Downtown
  • Hostelling International San Diego Downtown
  • Hostelling International San Diego Downtown Hostel
  • Hostel HI San Diego Downtown


This hostel's policy is to accept bookings only from non-local guests. Guests whose residence is within 45 miles of the property will not be allowed to check in. Guests can contact the property for additional information using the number on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
This property does not accept 3rd party payment options for any bookings. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Mandatory fees

Guests who do not present a Hostelling International membership card will be charged $3 at check-in, payable to the hostel.

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around HI San Diego Downtown, San Diego


  • In Gaslamp Quarter
  • San Diego Convention Center (8-minute walk)
  • Balboa Park (42-minute walk)
  • Petco Park (6-minute walk)
  • San Diego City College (18-minute walk)
  • USS Midway Museum (20-minute walk)
  • Maritime Museum of San Diego (29-minute walk)
  • San Diego Coronado Bridge (42-minute walk)

Getting around

  • San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) 13-min drive
  • Tijuana, Baja California Norte (TIJ-General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl.) 35-min drive
  • Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar) 40-min drive
  • San Diego Santa Fe Depot Station 18-min walk
  • San Diego Coaster Old Town Station 8-min drive
  • Civic Center Station 11-min walk
  • Barrio Logan Station 27-min walk
  • County Center - Little Italy Station 27-min walk
  • Onsite parking not available

HI San Diego Downtown, San Diego

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