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Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

The whole feel of this place is like a fun east coast punk rock house that has great shows in its basement. I can't find a better compliment. This is THE BEST thing I found in San Diego. It has style, it's affordable, perfect location, it's COMFORTABLE, it smells great in the morning during breakfast, they play GREAT music, and...

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

Glad you think we're THE BEST in San Diego, Elizabeth. Happy to hear you're a fan of our style and comfortability. Nothing like resting your head in an affordable place on the road. Hope you'll be back soon. All the best, Pete

Exeter, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2015

I stayed here for 4 nights and my time here was amazing. The hostel is very clean and in a great location down town. The staff were very kind and helpful, in particular a member of staff called (Isaac) great guy. I stayed in a 4 bed dorm and the bed was very comfortable. You will not find a hostel...

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

Hi Mark, thank you - also from Isaac for this nice review. We were very happy to have guests like you in our hostel - and hope to welcome you soon in San Diego. best regards, Michael

Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

At November , I stayed 3 weeks at this hostel . Stuff is not fixed , everybody can be a stuff member . Building awesome/big , there is a lot of facilities , tv room , reading room , kitchen is big . Breakfast is junk but free . Fixed staff is good but one of them is totally worthless...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 14 February 2015

Like most of the reviews here I couldn't recommend it more. Luisa and Marta in particular made my stay. Activities arranged every night and so there's always something going on. And San Diego is a fantastic city to visit.

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

Hi thank you for all the compliments, we appreciate your review. We are really happy to have such a great staff as Marta and Lisa and many others. Hope to welcome to you soon at Lucky D's.

Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

Stayed in san diego for three nights and lucky d's staff were so helpful. The area was amazing (but san diego is just lovely in general). me and my friend stayed in a 4 bed dorm room, you get a locker and plugs and everything. There are bathrooms on each floor, 2 shower rooms and toilets but a massive sink...

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

It means a lot to us when guests take the time to write a feedback, especially if its a 5 star review;) Hopefully next time you'll stay with us for more than three night. We definitely enjoyed having you with us. Thanks again for the kind words. Cheers, -Hamz

Reviewed 20 January 2015 via mobile

I was new to hostel life and didn't know what to expect. From the first night staying here I knew that this was a bit special as there was a pretty much free margerhita social night. We were supposed to stay a few nights but stayed for a month! ! We also tried out some more expensive hostels in SD...

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

Thank you Liam, we really appreciate the kind words. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, -Hamz

Reviewed 17 January 2015 via mobile

Great time, clean rooms, hot showers and friendly staff. Stayed for a week on the tail end of my holiday and had a great time, common room always gets exciting after 8, tv room is great for hulu and Netflix when you're hungover, girls on counter are all qt3.142. Special thanks to Frank allesandro, Dan and jessica. Hey Arnold.

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

Good reviews are what we live for. We are very pleased to hear you're happy with our amenities and staff. Thank you for the shout-outs. We hope to see you again soon. -Hamz

Reviewed 13 January 2015 via mobile

Great hostel with incredible artwork, so much character, centrally located in the heart of historical gas lamp district. A short walk to Balboa park and the zoo , a 20 min drive to the beach, best value for your money and attentive staff and wonderful management ! If you are traveling to San Diego, stay at LUcky D's.

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

Thank you for staying with us - we are all very happy that you've liked our artwork and would be more than happy to welcome you again.

Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 4 January 2015

The hostel is right in the heart of the city, it's very easy to get pretty much anywhere. They have free dinners, organized baseball game visits and other activities - great for people travelling alone, it's easy to make friends if you are open to it. Only downside is that there's pretty much zero ventilation inside the building, which makes...

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

Thank you so much for the kind words. You review is greatly appreciated. Although we're sorry to hear you had a hard time sleeping due to the hot weather. San Diego has the best weather in America all year but it can get little hot during the summer. We have an air conditioner in the common room and kitchen but...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 29 December 2014

The Lucky D´s was the best youth hostel I have ever visited. I think they deserve so many positive reviews. I only made good experiences. One woman from the staff called Alexandra helped me very much with the organization of my further stay in South California. It was great! And I met other very friendly staff and had some nice...

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Your positive feedback is greatly appreciated. Thank you so much Stephan.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

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Address: 615 8th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6405
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range: $46 - $149 (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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