Hostelling International San Diego, Point Loma
3790 Udall St, San Diego, USA

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The Point Loma Hostel is located two miles from San Diego's famous Ocean Beach in the relaxed neighborhood of Point Loma.

Ocean Beach and its accompanying nightlife, cafes, restaurants, shops and weekly Farmer's Market are just a short stroll away. Nearby, Sea World and Mission Bay are just a 5 minute drive or 20 minute bus ride away. Balboa Park, the world famous San Diego Zoo, and Downtown San Diego are 10 or 30 minutes away by car and bus respectively.

The hostel features a laid-back atmosphere with a beautiful, sunny courtyard complete with table tennis, a fire pit, gas BBQ, and plenty of spots to relax. There is also a large, open newly renovated kitchen that's perfect for cooking and sharing your favorite meals and a comfy, spacious lounge with a big screen TV and a DVD player. Affordable internet access is available as well as FREE WIFI. Weekly dinners, barbecues, and movie nights are conducted by helpful hostel staff.

A variety of dorms, private and family rooms are available. If you don't see it available contact the hostel directly.

3 & 4 BED PRIVATE room types have two double beds and sleep up to 3 and 4 people
Reception is closed from 10:00PM - 8:00AM Labor to Memorial day and from 11:00PM - 8:00AM Memorial day to Labor day
Tax is not included in rates. Tax for San Diego is 11.05%.
No check in for new arrivals when office is closed
Hostelling International is a non-profit membership based organization.
Non-members will be asked to pay for a $3 daily per night or $28 yearly membership upon check-in.
Guests under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Guests under 16 will not be permitted in dorm rooms.
Max number of days is 14 nights within one calendar year.
Please be aware that we are only for travelers so we do not allow San Diego County residents to check into our hostel.
If you are a resident of San Diego County and you make a reservation on this site you will not be checked in or refunded.



Driving: (we have free public street parking)

From the airport terminal, take a right on North Harbor Dr, another right on Nimitz Blvd, and yet another right on Chatsworth, then left at Poinsettia and left again at Udall. We are a block ahead on the right. Beware! San Diego cab drivers seem to have little knowledge of the area, so give them directions. Taxis should only be about $13 from the airport (including tip).

From the East: Take I-8 all the way west. When it ends, it will dump you onto a street called Sunset Cliffs. Follow that to Voltaire, turn left. Continue up the hill to Worden and turn right. We are a block ahead on the left.

From the North: Take I-5 to the Rosecrans exit. Continue on Rosecrans. Once you get to Lytton take a right. Follow that to Voltaire, turn right. Continue down the hill to Worden and turn left. We are a block ahead on the left.

Public Transportation: (for all routs and time tables go to or call 1-800-commute)

*The #923 bus runs from 6am to 6:30pm Mon - Sat. (Limited on sat and NO SUNDAY BUS). We suggest taking a taxi ($13) if you will be arriving later or on Sunday. Please contact hostel for more details.*

HI San Diego, Point Loma is serviced by bus #923. The stop is located one block from the hostel on Voltaire and Poinsettia. From Voltaire take a right onto Poinsettia, then a right onto Udall Street. We are located at the end of the block in a big red building.

Train Station: (Amtrak)
Bus: From the Amtrak station walk to Broadway (the street in front of Amtrak). Pick up the #923 going to Ocean Beach (Take the 992 to the 923 on Saturdays). Get off at Poinsettia and Voltaire. Walk across the street down Poinsettia and turn right onto Udall. The hostel is the red building on the right. Take the 992 to the 923 on Saturdays.

Bus Station: (Greyhound)
Bus: From the Greyhound station walk directly across the street to the tan building with red trim and purple windows. The ground floor is a transit complex. Take the Trolley (Orange Line, light rail) toward downtown, and exit the trolley at the San Diego Santa Fe Station. Then walk out of this station to the intersection of Broadway and Kettner Streets. Take bus #923 towards Ocean Beach, and exit the bus at Voltaire and Poinsettia Streets. Cross the street to the library on the corner, and then walk around the block to the far northwest corner. The hostel is the big, red 2 story building on the corner. Travel time is 35mins by bus/trolley, 25mins by taxi.

Airport: (SAN)
Bus: Walk out to North Harbor Drive and catch bus #923 on the airport side of the street. Get off the bus at Voltaire and Poinsettia. Walk across the street down Poinsettia and turn right onto Udall. The hostel is the red building on the right.