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Sydney, Australia
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62 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

This place is just off the dock and the balcony has a decent view of the water and all those seals. It's cheap with simple, clean rooms. Just rock up for a cheaper room, they have lots so you won't miss out. And enjoy the Galápagos Islands! They're excellent.

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Santiago, Chile
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79 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Hostal SF was all that we needed for our two nights on San Cristóbal. It's not fancy in any way but it is clean and cheap. There's hot water too. The location is perfect and we got a sea view for no extra cost. San Francisco is a solid option for budget travellers who want to just rock up and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

We shopped around for the cheapest place we could find in San Cristobal and found a double room here for $25/night for two of us. The hostel needs a coat of paint but otherwise the owners were nice, the bed was comfortable and clean, the water was hot and there were fans for the warm afternoons. A good choice if... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The hostal is very well located on the main street close to the pier. The room close to the tv is a little noisy but can get the wi fr connection easy. I used the kitchen very limitedly to store my boiled eggs, cheese and yogurt.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2014

Hostal San Francisco has decent rooms, but along with the prices, which are a bit high for area, and the lack of a communal kitchen to prepare your meals, there's the constant unpleasantness of dealing with the land lady, which makes sure to give out an attitude of disdain. Personally, I wouldn't recommend it.

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london
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35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2014

It looked good initially. Good price, good location... but as soon as I laid down a couple of items on a dresser, tiny little bugs came out from behind the dresser and started walking all over my stuff. I don't know what they were... but I did not stay another night. I checked out in the morning.

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Laguna Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2014

Just recently returned from Galapagos and spent 5 nights on San Cristobal Island in the Hostal San Francisco before leaving on a cruise. Hostal San Francisco is right on the Malecon, the owners are helpful, the rooms are clean, my room had windows for light (but not a view) and a private bath - one person- $15 a night! I... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2013 via mobile

This hotel is located right on the Main Street across from the harbour, awesome location. It's simple but clean, hot water worked well when we were there, staff were friendly and it was cheap so no complaints here! The only thing it lacked was wifi and we looked at other hotels that had wifi, they were the same standard of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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610 reviews
90 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2013

We stayed here a total of four nights and had a really good time. The owners are nice, the rooms are cleaned every day, the location is perfect, and the prices are very good. Worth staying if you are on a budget.

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Thank TravelReviewer1983
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 November 2012

When you don't care about hot showers this is a considerable good option, with a great private room for just $15. The place is clean, and located on the boulevard. The only relevant question is why they didn't build a bar on the perfect balkony at the 2nd floor. But just buy some beers at a minimarket and enjoy the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Hostal San Francisco

Address: Carrera 25 entre Pasaje Acueducto y Calle 11 Barrio Obrero, San Cristobal, Venezuela
Region: Venezuela > Andean Region > San Cristobal
Price Range: £645 - £1,003 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 31
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“Ask for a room with a window.”
 of 5 bubbles bahabug, 1 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Bargain for the price if you stay for more than one night”
 of 5 bubbles TravelReviewer1983, 15 Oct 2013 | Read review
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