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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hostel is close to main bus routes, trolley lines, and the train. Walking distance to the port, gaslamp district and downtown. It's even a simple trip to the Tijuana border. The folks working at the hostel are international, friendly, approachable, and welcoming, and HELPFUL. The hostel itself is well kept. The bathrooms are always tidy, and the showers are...

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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was great with this hostel. Great Location, nice people, and the look of the hostel in general. Great bar just on the corner and the Quarter is great in general I had a real great time that i'll never forget. I would definitly go again!

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

I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed our central city location. The East Village is growing at an astonishing rate with new amazing restaurants, coffee shops and bars seeming to open daily. I am glad you got the chance to discover some of San Diego's best. We hope to see you again. Michelle

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You know you're in Southern California -- but you don't know you're in 2017. Escape this grim global Angry Winter for a few nights in the Summer of Love. Poetry, Beatles and Hendrix, Handmade mosaics and macrame. All this means more to a traveller in his 60's who remembers Southern California in the 60's -- than it does to the...

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

I love your comments. It is so nice to hear how much you have enjoyed our art filled corridors as a traveler in your 60's. Hope to see you for your next winter break. Michelle

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good price, great central location. It has a space for everything and the beds are very comfortable. There is a bar nearby so it has the potential to be noisy, but the hostel itself was pretty quiet. I'd stay again!

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

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to review us. Did you know that Bootleggers (the bar below us) offers all hostel guests 15% off their bill. They try to make up for being a noisy neighbour. Cheers, Michelle

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best hostel I have been. Old building with lots of rooms, big kitchen and some quiet chill spots. The beds in the shared dorm room are comfortable. There are big lockers inside the room. Nice place to stay, good deal.

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

Thank you for your awesome review. We just finished replacing all the mattresses in the hostel, so good to see you found them comfy. Hopefully you were able to join the staff out on one of their nightly events to see a little of what we think the best of our beautiful city. Regards, Michelle

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed there only for one night, but still was a good option, well located, the room was confortable and also the staff it's very kind, special thanks to Juliano, who was very helpful during our stay he gave us some tips and options of what can we do in the city also recommend us some places to have a...

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

Thank you for your kind review. I am sorry that you were unable to stay longer in our beautiful city. Juliano is happy to hear that his tips were appreciated and helped you to make the most of your one night stay. Regards, Michelle

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel is one of the best I ever visited. It's clean, safe and in a great location. The guys that work there are awesome. I wanna say thank you to Juliano, a smart brazilian guy who helped me a lot. He suggested me some places to visit there and what to do in the city. I suggest to everyone...

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

Thank you for such a sweet review. Juliano loves hearing how he has helped guests to better enjoy our beautiful city. Safe onward travels. Regards, Michelle

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I already stayed there three times because if you want to go out in downtown San Diego or just need a stay to come to the airport the next day this is probably the best place to stay. The rooms are clean, the kitchen is huge, the breakfast is good and the stuff is super friendly. Juliano for example helped...

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

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to leave such a beautiful review. We hope that you are able to return to us soon. Please let me know before you book and I would love to welcome you back with 15% off your first night. Regards, Michelle

Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is so close to everything you could want in San Diego! It was very clean and it was lovely having only four beds per room. The staff were very welcoming. Originally we were meant to be there for three weeks, however when we wished to reduce our stay and go home two weeks earlier, they immediately refunded it and...

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

It was lovely having you here. Sorry things ended earlier than expected. Hopefully we can see you back to finish your San Diego adventure. Send me an email before booking and I would love to offer you a 15% welcome back discount off your first night. FYI our rates are always cheaper when booking directly through our websites secure booking...

Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed 4 days with Lucky D's and I really appreciated the great location, the clean rooms, the fair price and the amazing staff. It's really easy to make new friends and especially Marie from the staff was really nice, kind and helpfull. The breakfast wasn't a blast but as it was free, I can't complain. I would definitely recommend...

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

Thanks for taking the time to leave such a positive review. We are glad the staff made your stay even better. We hope you can come back and see us soon.

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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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  • Breakfast included
  • 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 

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: £29 - £84 (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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