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California Dreams Hostel

Overview
743 Emerald St, San Diego, CA 92109-2405 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

The stay here was one of the pleasant ones I had recently. The staffs were very helpful even when I reached late at night. The location is splendid and is right across the beach. The bed was comfy as well. I also had a tour...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank RaghuKalyan
Response from California Drea... H, Owner at California Dreams HostelResponded 23 October 2018

Hello, Raghu we are happy you had a great stay here at the hostel. We are glad the staff could help you any time, that you found the place in a good location, and with quality beds. We hope to have you back here as...More

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Clean, simple, good place at an affordable cost for your accommodation needs while being located right at the heart of Pacific Beach area. Very close to beach too for some surfing. Enjoyed my stay there and I would recommend it if you are travelling to...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Fadi M
Response from California Drea... H, Owner at California Dreams HostelResponded 24 July 2018

Hey Fadi, thanks for staying with us! We are glad you felt comfortable here at the hostel, found the place clea, with a good location and helful staff members. We hope to have you here again soon!

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Great location and customer service. However not great to meet people to hang/go out with. Everybody stays to his own... There should be events/nights out organized for this purpose, as most people who stop at the hotel don’t know anybody in the area Otherwise great...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Victor B
Response from California Drea... H, Owner at California Dreams HostelResponded 24 July 2018

Hello Victor, first of all, thanks for your feedback and for choosing us. We would like to say thanks for being a great guest and we are happy you felt comfortable here. We do not promote parties in the hostel at night, which is true...More

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staff and great location. Easy access to surf boards and the beach. Kitchen at the front of the hostel so buying your own food and cooking is easy. Also many good places surround the hostel.

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank corey w
Response from California Drea... H, Owner at California Dreams HostelResponded 19 June 2018

Hey Corey, thanks for staying here with us and for your honest review. We are glad you took advantage of our full size kitchen and could make some meals for yourself. We hope we made nyou felt at home. Thanks again.

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Came here for 4 days on adventure training rooms are clean and the staff are very welcoming and friendly. Very easy access to the beach as well and all of the bars and nightlife. Would definitely come here again

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Aaron H
Response from California Drea... H, Owner at California Dreams HostelResponded 19 June 2018

Hey Aaron, first of all, thanks for staying with us. We are glad you found the place clean and with a good staff and location. We hope to have you back here soon.

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Description
California Dreams Hostel is a hostel on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, in Southern California, a hostel ready to become your home for the time exploring California. beyond amenities, like showers and More comfortable beds, it is a place to meet new people and new cultures. Located in the best San Diego neighborhood for exploring the local attractions, it offers safety, cleanness, comfort and most of all a memorable friendly experience of what Californian hospitality is. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Restaurant
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Laundry Service
Microwave
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$33 - US$144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > California > San Diego > Pacific Beach
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$33 - US$144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > California > San Diego > Pacific Beach
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"Splendid location. This place is for activity seekers and budget travelers."
RaghuKalyan
17 Oct 2018
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"Choose the smaller room"
plbrandon
8 Mar 2018
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