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Embrace the relaxed Californian lifestyle at a San Diego hostel

California’s cool coastline and laid-back attitude make a San Diego hostel stay the perfect sunshine getaway. Plan your adventure in one of our centrally-located hostels and take advantage of all the latest facilities, excellent locations and comfortable rooms to make your vacation a pleasure from start to finish.

About San Diego hostels

Each San Diego hostel comes with a quintessentially warm Californian welcome. Along with this, visitors can expect comfortable rooms and dorms in locations that put you close to many of the area’s major attractions.

In a San Diego hostel, you’ve got everything you need to make your vacation A-list, from free breakfast, free Wi-Fi and common rooms to relax, games rooms, and kitchen areas where you can prepare your own food. Best of all, many hostels in San Diego are family friendly, while others have pet friendly rooms available, so you can bring along your nearest and dearest wherever you go in San Diego.

What to do in San Diego

One of the best things about San Diego is its miles of pristine Pacific coastline. With such tranquil waters nearby, visitors to the area are presented with a plethora of lively water sports to get involved with. Whether you wish to kayak, scuba dive, windsurf or paraglide, you’ll never be short of things to do on a San Diego hostel vacation. For some of the finest parklands in the area, head to Balboa Park where you’ll find numerous walking paths, lush gardens and museums – it even has its own zoo! Feel the wind in your hair on the Balboa Park Miniature Railroad or take the kids along to the Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater after lunch.

Eating out

Whatever part of town you plan to stay in, you won't need to walk far from your San Diego hostel to find local surf and turf, mouth-watering burgers, and artisan coffee outlets. Choose from quick bites and on-the-go snacks, hearty meals and high-end cuisine created by exciting and innovative chefs using fresh local ingredients. If you prefer to make your own, many hostels in San Diego have kitchen and cooking facilities.

Hotel Options in San Diego

    Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
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