Point Loma Hostel – San Diego
Point Loma hostel have a few rules that we would like you to look over prior to booking:
• Reception is closed from 10:00PM - 8:00AM.
• No check in for new arrivals between these hours.
• Hostelling International is a non-profit membership based organization.
• Non-members will be asked to pay a $3 temporary membership fee per night upon check-in.
• Guests under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
• Max number of days is 14 days within 365 days.
• Please be aware that we are only for travelers so we do not allow San Diego County residents to check into our hostel.
• If you are a resident of San Diego County and you make a reservation on this site you will not be checked in or refunded.
• Private rooms for three people have one double bed on bottom and one single bed on top.
Tax is not included in rate. Local tax is 11.05%.
Hostel bed capacity
|Beds per room:||Total
|Number of rooms:||8||5||3||58|
|Opening times (daily/weekly):||8:00am-10:00pm (Labor day to Memorial day) 8:00am-11:00pm (Memorial day to Labor day)|
|Opening times (over the year):||All year round|
Street Map and Route Planning
|Bus:||*The #923 bus runs from 6am to 6:30pm Mon - Sat. (NO SUNDAY BUS). We suggest taking a taxi ($22) if you will be arriving later or on Sunday. Please contact hostel for more details.* Exit the Greyhound Bus station and walk directly across the street to the tan building with red trim and purple windows. The ground floor is a transit complex. Take the Trolley (Orange Line, light rail) toward downtown, and exit the trolley at the San Diego Santa Fe Station. Then walk out of this station to the intersection of Broadway and Kettner Streets. Take bus #923 towards Ocean Beach (on sat. pick up the 992 toward the airport and transfer to the 923), and exit the bus at Voltaire and Poinsettia Streets. Cross the street to the library on the corner, and then walk around the block to the far northwest corner. The hostel is the big, red 2 story building on the corner. Travel time is 35mins by bus/trolley.|
|Parking:||There is ample public street parking, which is free and unrestricted on the streets surrounding the hostel.|
|Location:||We are located in San Diego just a mile and a half from the beach in the middle of the Point Loma peninsula. We are 3 miles from the airport and Sea World and 6 miles from Downtown, the world-famous San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park.|
|Rail:||*The #923 bus runs from 6am to 6:30pm Mon - Sat. (NO SUNDAY BUS). We suggest taking a taxi ($22) if you will be arriving later or on Sunday. Please contact hostel for more details.* Walk to Broadway (street right in front of Amtrak station) and take the #923 bus to Voltaire and Poinsettia (in front of Point Loma Library). Walk around the block to the big red building.|
|Airport:||*The #923 bus runs from 6am to 6:30pm Mon - Sat. (NO SUNDAY BUS). We suggest taking a taxi ($13) if you will be arriving later or on Sunday. Please contact hostel for more details.* Take the #923 bus from N. Harbor Drive (right in front of the airport) and get off at Voltaire and Poinsettia (in front of Point Loma Library). Walk around the block to the big red building.|
|Cultural centre nearby||Museums/art galleries nearby|
|Historical sites nearby||River/harbour/lake nearby|
|Main attractions nearby||Swimming pool at or near hostel|
|Nightlife nearby||Botanical gardens nearby|
|Restaurants nearby||Shopping centre/market nearby|
|Leisure facilities nearby||Beach at or near hostel|
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|Family rooms available||Suitable for wheelchair users|
|Breakfast in price||TV room|
|Self-catering kitchen||Groups welcome|
|Common room(s)||Sheets in price|
|Travel/Tour bureau||Laundry facilities|
|Internet access||Credit card accepted|
|Meals available||Male only|
|Female only||Games room|
|Individual traveller welcome||Luggage Store|
|Lockers available||Non smoking room/area|
|Basic store available at or near the hostel||Garden|
Customer Reviews HI - San Diego - Point Loma
|08 May 2013 Yushan, China||93%|
|The staffs are so welcoming and helpful! The facilities are good, the rooms are pleasant to stay and comfy, except for a little noise from the road and flights.It's not so convenient to get around if you want to use public transportation, cuz you always need to transfer at old town or down down and that waste some time. But the neighborhood is so pretty and peaceful, so it makes up for that!|
|25 Apr 2013 Zachary, USA||97%|
|This is only my second time staying in a hostel, so there is not much to base the review from, but the stay was completely wholesome and enjoyable!|
|14 Apr 2013 Lynn, USA||93%|
|When I arrived Stacy not only checked me in, she showed me where everything was, we made sure my room key worked, and she answered all my questions. I was very impressed with the staff's hospitality overall. There was also an ample supply of clean towels in all of the bathrooms that made cleaning up easy. I would highly recommend this hostel to other travelers.|
|26 Mar 2013 Roxanne, USA||90%|
|This was my second stay at this location. Staff very pleasant and helpful. Overall property in good condition compared to some hostels; maybe it's just me but things can always be cleaner. Again, better than most.
|10 Mar 2013 Kati, USA||100%|
|Loved my stay! Was over in the Point Loma HI for a night but I live nearby and plan to make this my go-to place for weekend getaways.
Great For: Nature-Lovers, Laid-back folks, Families, Bicyclists, and Beach bums.
Less Great For: Hardcore partiers. Note the curfew and rules. For partying, I'm sure the GasLight HI or the one closer to the beach has more of that atmosphere. The buses don't run too late to this area, so don't bank on getting to Gaslight by public transportation to party.
Bonus Pros: Awesome thick mattresses, hot water no problems, very clean sheets and towels, cool breakfast and cheap dinners, groceries 3 minutes' walk, beach 25 minutes' walk, free easy parking.|
|24 Feb 2013 Jason, USA||100%|
|Even being in the flight plan for the airport, I found Point Loma to be a much quieter neighborhood than anywhere downtown at night.|
|21 Feb 2013 Carole, USA||100%|
|I've stayed here a total of 2 weeks in the past month. The only negative comments I have are
1) the staff moved me out of a room I was in because of some vague complaint from someone, without discussing it with me first
2) stuff does not seem to get fixed in a timely manner (guest fridge, dishwasher, overhead light in dorm room were not working during the entire time). Fridge space was very limited; if the place had been full, it would have been a big problem.|
|10 Feb 2013 Jeffrey, USA||100%|
|Overall a good stay. Not many young people staying there, but I guess it is the winter.|
|03 Feb 2013 Nandakumar, India||97%|
|I liked the calm and peaceful atmosphere that the hostel provides. Really enjoyed my stay at HI Point Loma|
|20 Jan 2013 Larysa, USA||70%|
|Our car was broken into when we parked on the street just around the corner from the hostel for our 1 night stay. Tools, sporting equipment, loose change & some electronic (unusable) cables taken. Not satisfied!|