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

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

Reviewed 12 December 2014 via mobile

I loved Lucky D's hostel it has a great vibe and people are so helpful. I especially liked Anna, Sasha and Michael,they've helped me with directions and all kind of stuff. I will definitely come back to the hostel next time I'm in San Diego!

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

Hi, So happy to hear you had such a wonderful experience at our hostel. We like to think we have some of the best staff around. We hope to see you again soon; maybe go with Micheal and the staff on a free beer tour next time! Cheers, Jenowa

Toms River, New Jersey
Reviewed 10 December 2014

Jackie is so awesome, really appreciate her kindness and smile! Laura and Jenowa really helped me by hanging out with me and making me feel cool. Lucky D's is awesome. You should definitely stay here. I really liked that the staff hung out with the guests. It was hard to tell who was a guest and who was staff! The...

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

Hi, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. It is lovely to hear your kind comments. We do have a great team working at the hostel who all love to hear that we got it right in helping you to get the most out of your time in San Diego. Hopefully we will see you again! Michelle

Oak Creek, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 9 December 2014

I visited San Diego to attend a professional baseball job fair from Saturday, December 6 to Wednesday December 10. As a recent college graduate, I was looking to cut costs (i.e. expensive hotel rooms) in order to have a tight travel budget. Several of my friends recommended a hostel due to their positive experiences at other hostels (not Lucky D's)....

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

Hello, I am very sorry to see that you did not enjoy your first experience in a hostel. I do hope that you will try a hostel again. Hostels like hotels can be quite varied, each catering to different market segments. The majority of our guests are in their early twenties and are very budget conscious. Though climbing stairs with...

Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Reviewed 9 December 2014

When i entered lucky ds it felt like a 2nd home right away. I went to the zoo and did lota of fun things in san diego. Thanks to laura and david. No other hostel has as nice a staff as lucky ds did. The bathrooms were very nice and i especially lovee the movie room. Thanks lucky ds and...

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

Hi, So happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us and that you will be returning. San Diego is a fantastic city. One trip is never enough! Hope it's a quick return. Best, Michelle

Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2014

Had a great stay here last month - great location and really friendly atmosphere, plus the staff are always on hand to help out with local advice. Having stayed at other hostels in California in on my trip Lucky D's was by far the best, would recommend to anyone heading to San Diego

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

We loved having you with us. Please come back! We have a lovely Xmas feast and celebration planned....

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 7 December 2014

After having finished my work&travel in Canada I was traveling through the States and visited lots of different hostels. Lucky D´s was on of the best, maybe even the best one I have ever been to. The location is perfect as you are right in the center of SD, so a lot is within walking distance. As soon as I...

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

Thank you for your review. I'm so glad you got to spend time in Coronado, it is definitely a staff favorite. Next time you visit join us at the Wild Animal Park. Equally as impressive as the San Diego Zoo. Best, Michelle

Bad Homburg, Hessen, Germany
Reviewed 7 December 2014

This hostel is the best one to stay in San Diego. It is very central and the atmosphare is awesome. Espically Anna Sasha Greg and Michael are the best!. Michael's beer Tour is fantastic he shows you the delicous san diego craft beer. Best wishes

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How good is our beer?!!! So glad you took advantage of our beer tour to enjoy some of our fine breweries. With so many more you better come back:)

Reviewed 7 December 2014

I can't say enough about Lucky D's! The best hostel I've ever stayed at- in the US or abroad. The 4 story hostel is bright, clean, spacious and located at the corner of Market Street in the heart of the Gaslamp District. All the best downtown bars, boutiques and restaurants (not to mention Petco and Balboa Park) are within easy...

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

What a lovely review to read! I am so happy that you made the most of the many facilities/activities we have to help you enjoy the lovely city of San Diego that we are lucky enough to live in. I am sure you will return. San Diego seems to have a way of bringing you back:)

Reviewed 6 December 2014

Lucky D's is the best hostel I have ever been to. Very good Location: Directly in the Gaslamp Quarter With many Bars, Restaurants, shopping and clubs. Great Nightlife! Very nice program. There is something to do every Day: pubcrawls, Movie Nights or Games in the common room. Besides, they offer free Breakfast every Day ( even waffles the Weekend) and...

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It looks like you love San Diego as much as we do! Thanks for staying with us, and for having fun with us! It is guests like yourself that make our hostel awesome. Safe travels.

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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 

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Address: 615 8th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6405
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range: $47 - $138 (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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