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Lucky D's Hostel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Not clean, not comfy, kind of old and super noisy but it is downtown and close to everything if that's what you want. The guy at the front desk asked me for my passeport when I arrived and when I gave it to him he just did a photocopie without telling me what for, without asking me before, nothing. And...

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LuckyDsHostel, Manager at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. At Lucky D’s it is standard protocol to take down personal information of our clientele during the check-in process, the same as any hostel or hotel. It is a necessity to have the information of current guests on-hand, in order to ensure the safety and security of all of our guests as well as staff; sorry...

University Center
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My friend and I stayed at the Lucky D, this was my third time. The staff are very attentive to you, and they go out of their way to help you. All the staff went out of their way to make our stay perfect. This place is very clean, you could not ask for anything better. And the location is...

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LuckyDsHostel, Manager at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the lovely review, Denise! Safe travels until we see you again.

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 1 week ago

I work for a hostel in Las Vegas, but took a trip down to San Diego/Mexico this weekend and stayed at Lucky D's. I was REAAAALLLLYYY impressed with the hostel. I arrived around 8pm and the bathroom on my floor was recently clean. Completely spotless! The staff I met were spectacular and totally friendly and into partying on Friday night....

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LuckyDsHostel, Manager at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Whitney, thanks for the stellar review! We clean the bathrooms every few hours ton ensure that they remain tidy, and we're glad the efforts don't go unnoticed! High praise indeed coming from a hostel manager, we're so happy you enjoyed your time with us. Come back and see us again next time you're in San Diego!

Las Vegas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We met so many cool people so easily - much better than doing San Diego alone. Great facilities and activities too. We always stay here in San Diego! See you guys in a few months! We came with 8 people and they had a fun night out at a club and the kitchen was buzzing with people and a nice...

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LuckyDsHostel, Manager at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Hey Chandler, thanks for the great review! We're glad you enjoy our social atmosphere and have taken advantage of the fun events we offer, the best way to meet people while traveling! Looking forward to your return, safe travels until then.

Anaheim, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a great hostel, stylized in a European fashion, to stay at! Very close to the San Diego Padres stadium, near many major areas in downtown San Diego, and a bar with a delicious selection of beer downstairs. That being said, because it is so close to all of this, don't expect a perfectly quiet night of sleep, if...

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LuckyDsHostel, Manager at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed Lucky D's and all that our location has to offer! Thanks for the great review, come back and see us again sometime. Safe travels!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is very well located within the city centre of San Diego. The staff are very friendly and always available. The hostel overall is super clean, and the rooms are very well accommodated for and comfy. They are also secure as you hold your own key to your room (even if shared with people). There is a great vibe...

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LuckyDsHostel, Manager at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks, Valeria! Glad you enjoyed your time with us, good luck on your future travels! Please come stay with us again whenever you're back in San Diego.

Guadalajara, Mexico
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lucky D's Hostel is a good place to stay and visit San Diego. Is located near from the Gaslamp Quarter and the vibe of the hostal is very cool. The guys in the front desk are always available and they give good recomendations about places for lunch or have a beer. It's perfect for spend a weekend in SD.

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LuckyDsHostel, Manager at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review, Héctor! Please come back and stay with us again next time you're in the area.

Toronto Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great and friendly place! The staff are amazing and super helpful. I am an older traveller, and just want an affordable and cozy place to stay. This place was perfect. The price was awesome, the beds were comfy and the wifi was more than adequate. There were 2 showers and 2 bathrooms on the floor and I never...

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LuckyDsHostel, Manager at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review! We're glad you enjoyed our time with us, please come back and see us again next time you're in the area!

Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Good hostel, fair price, rooms good enough, comfy beds, clean showers and toilets and a great common kitchen. Staff is friendly and helpful who joins in on the parties. Location is great. I do recommend it!

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LuckyDsHostel, Manager at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! So glad you enjoyed your time with us, come see us again!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The rooms are clean and the beds are comfortable. There are two showers per floor which can be quite crowded but usually it was fine. The hostel has plenty of activities throughout the week and I had a great time with the staff in my last visit. When I was there in December the volunteers were not the most open...

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LuckyDsHostel, Owner at Lucky D's Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback! Our hostel is located in the historic Gaslamp Quarter, a vibrant, thriving social community in downtown San Diego. Unfortunately there's not all that much we can do to monitor the noise from the establishment below; we do have complimentary earplugs available at our front desk, and Bootlegger (the aforementioned establishment) tries their best to be good...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come for the party! Stay because it feels like home. Lucky D's Hostel is a top San Diego hostel, and it is a guaranteed good time. When is the last time somebody promised you that? Lucky D's is fun, comfortable, clean and safe. It has an amazing atmosphere and a perfect location. Lucky D's has a wonderful team on staff. They are knowledgeable, helpful and will make sure you have a good time. San Diego is a fantastic city and Lucky D's is in the middle of the action. There are fun things to do every day, a party every night. We are conveniently located just steps away from the Gaslamp District, home of San Diego's hottest nightlife, restaurants, bars and shops. It's close to all of the city's attractions and the best beaches are a quick bus ride away. With Lucky D's, you'll have so many new friends you won't know what to do with them all. Why are you still reading this? Go make a reservation already. Lucky D's Hostel in San Diego has it all and we're waiting to welcome you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lucky D's Hostel

Address: 615 8th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6405
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range: $46 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lucky D's Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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“We stayed in a private room which was very clean , and the bed was very comfortable.”
dmdekett, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“If you want a particular type of room (quieter, better views, etc.) I'm sure you can at least request it when you check in”
whitneyz8, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Dorms are cool, we tried a private this time - TV & A/C, didn't need either, but big bed was nice & soft!”
ChandlerS_12, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“If you can, ask for rooms on the side of the kitchen / bathrooms.”
shimishredel, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“414 - private and near 2 v. clean BRs. Thin walls; window opens above kitchen/common area, but didn't bother me.”
chloeshanley, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
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