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    Hostelling International- San Francisco/ Downtown

    312 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1704
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    Overview
    • Excellent30%
    • Very good49%
    • Average16%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “free earplugs” (21 reviews)
    “female dorm” (11 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    1.5 Star Hotel
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    Handlery Union Square Hotel
    4,013 reviews
    #72 of 229 hotels in San Francisco
     
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    1,493 reviews
    #85 of 229 hotels in San Francisco
     
    Hotel Nikko San Francisco
    3,682 reviews
    #33 of 229 hotels in San Francisco
     
    Touchstone Hotel - City Center
    398 reviews
    #136 of 229 hotels in San Francisco
     
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    1 - 5 of 557 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Very basic room, no blankets or towels, sheets (have to make own bed),shared bathroom with 10 rooms for £100 per night. RATS in bedroom - managers response "that's normal, what do you expect in an old building !!!! Items not working; 2 out of 5...More

    Thank Nicola522014
    Response from HISFDowntown, Manager at Hostelling International- San Francisco/ DowntownResponded 2 days ago

    I'm terribly sorry for your recent hostel experience. It sounds absolutely dreadful. Based on the details of your review, I am confident that these remarks were intended for another hostel. To name a few: - our lift is in good order. - our breakfast does...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Great location close to the cable cars and Powell St. Station. Staff friendly and full of local knowledge. Free breakfast and discounts on the city bike tour groups. The location is a bit noisy, but that's part of getting somewhere so close to downtown. Rooms...More

    Thank GeoJono
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    My partner and I stayed here for 3 nights in a basic double room with shared bathroom. The room was small and basic but comfortable after a day out. It was quite humid and seemed the room didn't have enough ventilation. Other than that the...More

    Thank Alicia G
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We booked a private ensuite room and for a hostel this was good - although still pretty pricey for a hostel. Quite spacious and basic for what you would expect. Breakfast was fine - bagels, coffee, juice and pieces of fruit. Location is good being...More

    Thank Catherine C
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The first thing we learnt while looking for accommodation in SF is that the city is expensive beyond words. And so we booked ourselves into our very first hostel. HI is centrally located and has easy access to transport. If you have booked a lot...More

    Thank dhivyab2016
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    4,013 reviews
    #72 of 229 hotels in San Francisco
     
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    1,493 reviews
    #85 of 229 hotels in San Francisco
     
    Hotel Nikko San Francisco
    3,682 reviews
    #33 of 229 hotels in San Francisco
     
    Touchstone Hotel - City Center
    398 reviews
    #136 of 229 hotels in San Francisco
     
    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • US$74 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • San Francisco >
    • Union Square
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    • Hostelling International- San Francisco/ Downtown Hotel San Francisco
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    Traveller (249)
    Room & Suite (86)
    Dining (23)
    Hotel & Grounds (138)
    Bathroom (16)
    Family and Play Areas (6)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Union Square
    Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
    in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
    city's premier shopping and entertainment district
    containing the largest number of upscale department
    stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
    the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
    locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
    enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
    ...More
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    Karine A
    25 July 2017|
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    Response from Salina C | Reviewed this property |
    The hostel is located in a prime location and in walking distance to transit, car rental place, food, etc. As with many locations in a city centre, it is not unlikely that you will encounter homeless people but I never felt... More
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    Maddy B
    5 June 2017|
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    Response from Irina A | Reviewed this property |
    Tax is not included. You should add 14% tax, 1% city tax and 3 USD service charge per night.
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