We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Hostel on 3rd

    542 3rd Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6805
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$104
    View Deal
    Traveller (21)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Dining (2)
    Overview
    • Excellent35%
    • Very good26%
    • Average21%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible15%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    2.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    24 Dec25 Dec
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 5 partner sites to see rooms from US$103.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all San Diego hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["META_ABSOLUTE_PRICING","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "45ea9bcd43d7423e93dc6df6f01fb41f", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":6599684,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":24,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":25,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"45ea9bcd43d7423e93dc6df6f01fb41f","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":104,"lowestMetaPrice":103,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":104,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":104,"lowestMetaPrice":103,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":104,"hotelName":"Hostel on 3rd","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjQ1ZWE5YmNkNDNkNzQyM2U5M2RjNmRmNmYwMWZiNDFmIiwiQUlLIjoiNGVmYzFiNjQzOGY5NDFlZGE5MmVlMGM4NDAzY2NjNDIifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "24/12/2017", "checkOut": "25/12/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$103", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a ReviewReviews (60)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 46 reviews

    Reviewed 4 November 2017

    I liked how everything was in one place. Most of the people are very friendly, one of them said I was like a son to him. The main lobby is small, but cozy (just the way I like it). The free breakfast is great (though...More

    Thank Pikachu R
    Reviewed 27 October 2017

    Great staff, Great vibes and a chill place to stay in San Diego. Close place to everything in the Gaslamp and in downtown. I enjoyed the free breakfast and the atmosphere. Close to shopping and night life.

    Thank ErikNola H
    Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

    Great spot, very central close to everything downtown, the Hosts are super nice very friendly and polite. Free breakfast everyday, I enjoyed my time there and definetly recommend it. The ball park, train station, restaurants, bars, grocery store are very close.

    Thank wiler p
    Reviewed 5 September 2017

    We desperately needed a place to stay on a last minute call. The staff was very helpful and made everything possible to accomodate us and make sure we`d find the best places to go, see and eat. Further, free WiFi, free breakfast and a perfect...More

    Thank stewyantje
    Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

    Cool place, could do with more plus sockets in the room, only 1.5 per person. The bathrooms are good and there's a few per floor which is nice, the kitchen is ok and they make pancake batter for you to make your own pancakes in...More

    Thank sam c
    Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
    7,827 reviews
    #31 of 286 hotels in San Diego
    0.6 km
     
    The Horton Grand Hotel
    895 reviews
    #70 of 286 hotels in San Diego
    0.09 km
     
    Hilton San Diego Bayfront
    5,099 reviews
    #76 of 286 hotels in San Diego
    0.9 km
     
    Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
    4,019 reviews
    #42 of 286 hotels in San Diego
    0.3 km
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$93 - US$154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Travelocity, Expedia, Orbitz, Hotels.com and Hotwire so you can book your Hostel on 3rd reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • San Diego >
    • Downtown / Marina
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (21)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Dining (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (31)
    Bathroom (2)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Nearby
    Nearby HotelsSee all 286 hotels in San Diego
    Hilton San Diego Bayfront
    5,099 reviews
    .90 km away
     
    The Horton Grand Hotel
    895 reviews
    .09 km away
     
    Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
    7,827 reviews
    .61 km away
     
    Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
    4,019 reviews
    .32 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    La Puerta
    694 reviews
    .11 km away
    Cafe 222
    669 reviews
    .06 km away
    Las Hadas Grill
    189 reviews
    .10 km away
    Bice Ristorante
    302 reviews
    .13 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
    47 reviews
    .14 km away
    Horton Grand Theatre
    32 reviews
    .14 km away
    San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
    26 reviews
    .16 km away
    Rock Bottom Brewery
    21 reviews
    .20 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Hostel on 3rd staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "I would choose a room with the window facing away from the noisy traffic. Dont forget to bring headphones..."
    Read review
    "If you book through Hostel World you can get better rooms for cheaper"
    Read review
    "Don't go in with high hopes"
    Read review
    "There are 4 beds in each room of the hostel. Each room has a sink. Rooms are similar."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing