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Hostel San Diego, United States

57 reviews57

High from The Coolest Hostel in San Diego!

High demand host
This host has received 13 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with international travelers
41 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Immerse yourself in the local culture
27 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Content Writer
Write, edit and publish inspiring content.
Take, edit and provide amazing photos.
Party Promoter
Help organise and promote parties and social activities.
Social Media
Maintain and update social media channels.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Get free drinks or beverages.
Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
Verified Host
This host has been verified by our team before joining the community.
Worldpackers Insurance
Did something not go as planned? Contact our team.
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The Experience

You are applying to help with Social Media, right? Looking for more creative content and opportunities to promote our International Traveler Hostel to Travelers coming to San Diego!

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  • Between 24 and 24 years old
  • Be from outside United States
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
1 week
Stay up to
3 weeks

Talk to those who have lived the experience

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5 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

41 Meeting international travelers

27 Immersing in the local culture

21 Meeting locals

21 Practicing English

14 Practicing Spanish

13 Developing social awareness



My time in the hostel was the best! The hosts are amazing and can help you with anything. I met a lot of great people from all over the world, made friends for life and I will never forget this place. Definitely recommend this hostel :)

3 days ago

Andy replied

So happy to host you in San Diego at our "Best Vibes" Hostel @TheHostelCalifornia See you around :)



The hostel is one of the best Hostel i ever visited, i m a guest and a volunteer for a time ago and i can said, Andy and Sofi the hostes are really good people, they always mantain good vibes, and a respectul atmosphere with everyone. more than a Hostel it is an international community open to all kind of people, from all arround the globe, with different culture and traditions. It is located in a really diverse neighborhood, this is a place where you can connect with really interesting people as musicians, artist, surfers, and people who live life with passion.

12 days ago

Andy replied

Amazing to host you David! Keep following us on Instagram @TheHostelCalifornia our hidden gem in San Diego



Staying and Volunteering at the hostel was a really fun experience and one that I enjoyed. The people staying at the hostel are great and Andy is a great host as well. Highly recommend everyone to come in with an open mind and you will have a good experience here.

18 days ago

Andy replied

Welcome all to THC "The Hostel California, THC" @TheHostelCalifornia on Instagram . Always Sunny San Diego!

United States


Best experience ever!!!!!! thank you so much andy this place rules i cant wait to come back

25 days ago

Andy replied

Thank you so much from @TheHostelCalifornia, see you again soon in Sunny San Diego!



Highly recommended if you're open-minded and want to meet interesting individuals!

about 1 month ago

Andy replied

Thank you so much! Follow our special Home on Instagram @TheHostelCalifornia

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About the host

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Hosted by Andy

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Response Time
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4 published videos
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