Hostel San Diego, United States

58 reviews58

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47 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Practice English
32 travelers recommend this host to practice English
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Party Promoter
Help organise and promote parties and social activities.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
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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.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
You can use our surfboards as much as you want.
Surf lessons
Take free surf classes at the local beaches.
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.
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The Experience

Here at our beach surf Hostel, we embrace the laid back beach lifestyle while still working hard to be the best hostel we can be! Our mission is to 'Spread peace through knowledge of culture' and we do that by creating unforgettable experiences for our guests as well as cultural exchangers. We are truly a family - we work together, party together, share meals together and so much more!

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  • Intermediate English
  • Between 21 and 35 years old
  • 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
4 weeks

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58 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

47 Meeting international travelers

32 Practicing English

27 Immersing in the local culture

25 Meeting locals

20 Get in touch with nature

17 Developing social awareness

United States


The best possible place you can volunteer at in San Diego! The other volunteers felt like family and the location is perfect. If you're hesitant about volunteering here, don't think twice just do it :D

3 months ago

United States


Wonderful time and met lots of amazing people.

3 months ago

United States


10/10 recommend! In a great location right on the beach and has so much around like restaurants, bars, cool hiking places, etc. I learned to surf while there which was pretty cool also. Work is as described and not too hard. The staff were all amazing & made it so hard to leave. It felt like one big family & I definitely want to come back in the future!

4 months ago



I had the greatest time at the hostel! The staff and volunteers were so kind and made me feel at home from the moment I got there, and I got to meet so many great people in the little time I spent there. We had plenty of fun activities every week and there was never a dull moment at the hostel, so time really flew by. I'm so happy and extremely grateful I picked them for my time in San Diego and can't wait to go back!

4 months ago



One of the best experiences of my life so far, the location is great, if you guys like to surf that's the place to be. I met a lot of good people in this hostel and get in touch with many locals due to the location. You'll find everything you need on a walking distance. I've loved Pacific Beach and the vibe in the hostel was just amazing, I'll definitely come back.

4 months ago

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Hosted by David

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