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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%
    Travellers talk about
    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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    Reviewed 23 February 2015

    At first glance, most people would think that this hostel was going to be a dump due to the fact that it's located right outside of the Tenderloin district, but to my surprise as well as my traveling companion, this was an excellent hostel! The...More

    2  Thank MrCMartin
    Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

    This is the second time I've stayed here since my first visit to San Francisco. It has maintained its good standard of cleanliness and comfort. I stayed in a private room. The room is well equipped with a sink, fan, USB ports for charging devices...More

    2  Thank bleachedquasar
    Reviewed 14 February 2015

    I have stayed in a few hostels around the world, this one was a little dated. First the staff was nice and friendly and were willing to answer all the questions I had and gave excellent directions. The beds were nice a lot of plugs...More

    Thank Tracy C
    Reviewed 6 February 2015

    Probably not the best HI I have stayed in, but a nice enough place. The hostel is fairly centrally located with bus, train and cable car stops nearby. Plenty of shops and restaurants to chose from, all within a few minutes walk. The check in...More

    2  Thank Emily H
    Reviewed 3 February 2015

    I stayed at a number of H.I's during my time in the US and this one was lovely. The location was great and their facilities were absolutely fantastic and wonderfully unique. It's a great place to explore San Francisco from and it's close to public...More

    Thank Sarah H
    Response from HISFDowntown, Manager at Hostelling International- San Francisco/ DowntownResponded 4 February 2015

    Thanks for your feedback! I'm glad you enjoyed our facilities and you found the downtown location convenient. The issue with the co-ed space really concerns me: our policy is to never move guests booked in a gender-specific dorm to the co-ed dorm (unless the guest...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • US$47 - US$151 (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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    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
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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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