San Diego's Ocean Beach International Hostel

About San Diego's Ocean Beach International Hostel
4961 Newport Ave., CA 92107
San Diego, United States CA 92107
800 339 7263
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In San Diego, the 'ACTION' is at the Beach and we're located right here in the center of it all - - Sand, Surf, Sun, Fun, and Lots of People.

OCEAN BEACH Is Where the 'Locals' Come To Have Fun!

FREE TRANSPORT to our World Famous 'OBI' Hostel from local bus/train/plane terminal (We choose transport for you: express bus, taxi, or shuttle depending on time of day. You must call first prior to taking any free transport).

We are centrally located To all San Diego Attractions - - Sea World, San Diego Zoo, Gaslamp Quarter, Surfing, Pacific Ocean Sunsets, Whale Watching, White Sandy Beaches, Diving, Biking, Roller Blading, Baja Trips, Sun-bathing, Night Clubs, Bars, and Lots Of Tasty Low Priced Food Cafes...

Visit MEXICO - only a short bus/trolley ride away (35 kilometers @ approx. $2.25 US)

FREE BARBECUE dinners every Tuesday and Friday!

FREE BREAKFASTS: includes eggs (you cook)/muffins/toast/coffee/tea.

FREE use of: Lockers; Guide/Travel Library; Large Video and DVD Library; 80cm TV; X-Box Video/Games; Sheets and Bedding; Laundry Soap; Community Kitchen/Dining Area.

We DO NOT CHARGE ANY TAX - - Our rates are inclusive!

We have special discounted weekly winter rates and only a limited number of beds available daily

IMPORTANT to NOTE:

We are members of Hostels Americas (HA) and Pacific Hostels Network (PHN)

"Mixed Rooms" are rooms shared with boys and girls or couples.

Hostel is SOLELY for:

International Travelers

Hostel MEMBERS of any Hostel Organization such as HA, HI, PHN, AYH, VIP

STUDENTS with outside of San Diego County I.D.

EDUCATORS (with proper credentials)

affiliated GROUPS

WE WILL REQUIRE SOME "PROOF OF YOUR TRAVEL OR MEMBERSHIP STATUS" PRIOR TO ALLOWING YOU TO CHECK IN THE HOSTEL. (Cash is not King in this hostel.)

Proof of International Travel is having any foreign identification document (visa, license, etc.) or international travel tickets approved by the management.

AMERICAN TRAVELERS must have either: Recent VISAS or re-entry documents or recent INTERNATIONAL I.D. or Hostel MEMBERSHIP in any Hostel Organization such as HA, HI, PHN, AYH, VIP), or STUDENTS with outside of San Diego County I.D., and EDUCATORS (with proper credentials), or international travel TICKETS (in their name) as recent as six months (Canadian travelers - drivers license) in order to stay with us.

Local Mexico trips to Tijuana, Rosarito, and Ensenada are not accepted as 'International Travel'
Amenities:
24 hour reception
Airport Pick Up
BBQ Area
Bicycle Hire
Bike Parking
Breakfast Included
Common Room
Guest Kitchen
Internet Access
Key Card Access
Linen Included
Luggage Storage
Nightclub
Security Lockers
Telephone/Fax Facilities
Travel Desk/Travel Info
WiFi in lobby
Payment Accepted:
Getting there:
Hostel is SOLELY for: INTERNATIONAL Travelers, Hostel MEMBERS of any Hostel Organization such as HA, HI, PHN, AYH, VIP), STUDENTS with outside of San Diego County I.D., and EDUCATORS (with proper credentials) or affiliated GROUPS

WE DO REQUIRE SOME "PROOF OF YOUR TRAVEL STATUS" PRIOR TO ALLOWING YOU IN THE HOSTEL.

CALL, EMAIL, or WRITE US PRIOR TO BOOKING IF YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND THIS.

When you have arrived in San Diego, call us at 1-800-339-7263 (free call from any pay phone within U.S. and Canada) and OBI Hostel deskperson will provide information on free local transport to hostel

Arriving From:

San Diego Train Station:
when you arrive in San Diego call for free transport to hostel!
Bus/Trolley directions: Take the Blue Line Trolley from the Train station to the Old Town transit Center. From there take the #35 bus (comes every 30 minutes) to Ocean Beach, and ask to get off on Newport Ave.

From San Diego Airport:
Call Hostel when you arrive for free transport !
You can't just take the Shuttle (you must call Hostel for name of Shuttle). Driver will take you to office for his voucher. If you are more than one traveler call the Hostel for special transport arrangements.

From San Diego Greyhound Bus Station:
Call Hostel when you arrive for free transport to the hostel! Bus Directions from Greyhound: Weekdays, take the #923 (express) bus and ask to get off on Newport Ave. During the time when the express bus is not running call the Hostel to order a cab for you.

Car
Going South from Los Angeles-
Drive southbound on the Interstate 5 and exit at Sea World Dr. Stay in the right lanes and continue onto Sunset Cliffs Blvd. Make a right turn on Newport Ave. The OBI Hostel is on the left side: 4961 Newport Ave.

Going North from Tijuana Mexico -
Drive northbound on the Interstate 5 and connect to the HWY. 8 West. Stay on HWY. 8 West until the freeway ends. Turn left onto Sunset Cliffs Blvd. Continue on Sunset Cliffs Blvd and make a right turn on Newport Ave. The OBI Hostel is on the left side: 4961 Newport Ave.

Coming East from Arizona -
Drive westbound on HWY. 8. Stay in the right lane on HWY. 8 West until the freeway ends. Turn left at end of freeway, onto Sunset Cliffs Blvd. Continue on Sunset Cliffs Blvd and make a right turn on Newport Ave. The OBI Hostel is on the left side: 4961 Newport Ave.
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