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    Hostelling International- San Francisco/ Downtown

    312 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1704
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    Overview
    • Excellent31%
    • Very good48%
    • Average16%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
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    “great hostel” (34 reviews)
    “free breakfast” (49 reviews)
    “hi hostels” (14 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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    1 - 5 of 574 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Fantastic hostel with free breakfast! The location is perfect for union square, china town, catching the cable car etc. It's a great hostel for meeting people. The shared bathrooms could be cleaner, but the rooms are great! The staff were very helpful too.

    Thank Evelyn M
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Kind and helpful staff, funky decor, cosmopolitan and young crowd, and EXCELLENT location. They got all kind of activities going on all of the time, plenty of opportunities to make friends/travel buddies. Highly recommended.

    Thank Gal L
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Excellent location, staff is very kind and helpfull, breakfast is good (considering hostel breakfast standarts). I previously read some reviews about the surrounding area being unsafe, this is partially true, you can even hear them during the night yelling (don't know why the homeless in...More

    Thank Raul S
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    I guess it's fine as far as hostels go but I'd look for somewhere different next time. The room looked inwards to a few grungy walls. Bed was comfy. Basic modern furniture. But there was a damp and orherwise unidentifiable smell. The shared toilets and...More

    Thank jozijax
    Reviewed 12 November 2017

    FYI: I stayed in a double room with en suite bathroom. This room was not cheap, but importantly it was clean and the location was convenient. You might think that this would be like a hotel room but in a hostel, but that wasn't quite...More

    Thank Ben Y
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    • Union Square
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    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
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    the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
    locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
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    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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    "The four bed female dorm was well worth the upgrade for me - nice to have a bathroom connected to our room"
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    "The shared bathrooms are clean, but choose an on suite bathroom - super convenient, worth the money!"
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    "See if you can not get a room that DOES NOT face the street"
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    "Private ensuite rooms well sited"
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