Experience the best of SoCal’s beaches, warm weather, and culture when you stay at our downtown hostel in San Diego, California. Located in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter, HI San Diego Downtown Hostel is a perfect base for exploring local restaurants, nightlife, and shopping. Decked out with endless art and San Diego flavor galore, the hostel is the perfect place to immerse yourself in the local scene. Heading out to the beach, San Diego Zoo, or Balboa Park for the day? We’ll set you up with all the info you need to get there hassle-free. Our awesome staff and volunteers will help you get to know the city like a local with walking tours, farmers’ market outings, dinner nights, brewery crawls, in-hostel art shows, musical performances, and lots more. Come relax in one of our awesome dorm or private rooms and meet travelers from around the world in our beautiful common spaces.