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ITH Hostels Downtown San Diego

2-star2 stars
230 W. Cedar, San Diego, CA, 92101, United States of America

Victorian hostel within easy reach of Balboa Park
  • Free English breakfast and free WiFi
Awesome vibe
Fantastic service
Delicious food
Ordinary amenities

ITH Hostels Downtown San Diego

from A$135
  • Single Bed In Six Bed Female Dorm
  • Economy Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Balcony, City View
  • Classic Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Refrigerator
  • Single Bed In Six Bed Standard Dorm
  • Classic Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

What’s around ITH Hostels Downtown San Diego


  • In Little Italy
  • Balboa Park - 9 min walk
  • Port of San Diego - 18 min walk
  • B Street Cruise Ship Terminal - 18 min walk
  • USS Midway Museum - 22 min walk
  • Seaport Village - 22 min walk
  • San Diego Convention Center - 23 min walk
  • Petco Park - 27 min walk

Getting around

  • San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) - 4 min drive
  • San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field) - 10 min drive
  • Tijuana, Baja California Norte (TIJ-General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl.) - 25 min drive
  • San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field) - 25 min drive
  • Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar) - 36 min drive
  • San Diego Santa Fe Depot - 12 min walk
  • San Diego-Old Town Transit Center - 4 min drive
  • San Diego Coaster Sorrento Valley Station - 15 min drive
  • County Center - Little Italy Station - 8 min walk
  • Civic Center Station - 11 min walk
  • America Plaza Trolley Station - 12 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 25 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (18 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free English breakfast daily
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Beach towels
  • Ecotours on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business centre
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 7
  • Year Built – 1888
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Turkish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Washer/dryer
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Shared accommodations

ITH Hostels Downtown San Diego’s small print

Also known as

  • ITH Adventure Hostel San Diego
  • ITH Adventure Hostel
  • ITH Adventure San Diego
  • ITH Adventure


Guests wishing to book more than 1 bed in a our listed Dorm style room types should make individual reservations for each traveler.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for ITH Hostels Downtown San Diego

  • Are pets allowed at ITH Hostels Downtown San Diego?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • Is parking offered at ITH Hostels Downtown San Diego?
    Sorry, there's no parking at ITH Hostels Downtown San Diego.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at ITH Hostels Downtown San Diego?
    You can check in starting at 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near ITH Hostels Downtown San Diego?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include La Vita Little Italy (3-min walk), Queenstown (4-min walk), and Extraordinary Desserts (4-min walk).

Recent reviews

Very good 8.0 From 216 reviews

Very good 8.0
House up a hill was generally comfortable, nicely decorated and clean. Bathroom was huge upstairs. The downstairs one had a bath too. Also other toilets downstairs. Kitchen was convenient and tv room cozy. Outside sitting area pleasant to enjoy the sunshine. Location convenient enough and not too busy. Good wifi during our stay. Great first impression from Ciro(?) hope its spelt right, from S. America and Earl(?), from USA, hope we got his name right too. He was always welcoming too and helpful. Saw him busy with other guests, cleaning and caring for the plants. On the negative. Unfortunately there were a couple of people who made us feel unwelcome and we weren't sure if they were guests, or staff, until later. Believe one was a house manager(light hair)and the other named Olivia(dark hair) from what was heard in passing. It was as though the house belonged to them and guests were annoyances to be ignored, tolerated or just be rude to. Very strange that they even work there. Did not see them working. Only hanging about at the house. The mixed room also did not smell great during our stay. But that would depend on the other guests there. There are stairs to climb going to the front door so its a little more of a work out. But noticed there's also an outside disabled type lift.
us2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Short Great Stay!
Checked in late. Front desk available and helpful. Clean room. Good breakfast. Great stay.
Brian, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Clean basic hostel
Good cheap place, centrally located, not for everyone because it’s a hostel, and you sleep near stragers.
us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
It was amazing, the friendliness, the care for people etc.
Anne, ie6 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Would stay again...A++
Property was clean and staff very friendly. Good location. I stayed in a separate house and so was quiet.
Tamara, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
They need to turn on the a/c at night because it can get really hot. Other than that, the place specially the Captains House it’s a great place to stay
Oscar, us1 night trip
Fair 4.0
We chose not to stay
Laurie, us5 night family trip
Very good 8.0
The bunk beds 24” of head height tumbs down ☹️.
Eric, us2 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Stay at the Captains House
The best rooms are in the Captains House that is a property in the next street, everything is super clean. The only downside is that because this are shared accommodations, some girls where really disrespectful and start chatting at 7 am on a Sunday morning.
Oscar, us1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Good place.
The place is super clean for a Hostel, only if you stay at the Captains House. The only downside, that is not the Staff fault is that some disrespectful guests get in the rooms and start chatting super early on Sunday morning.
Oscar, us1 night trip

ITH Hostels Downtown San Diego

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