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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 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 5 August 2015 via mobile

    We arrived at the hostel to be greeted by friendly, helpful staff. Quick check in and we were up in our room within 10 mins. We were a little dubious about staying in a hostel, particularly a shared dorm, but the room went above and...More

    1  Thank Miss-Mards
    Response from HISFDowntown, Manager at Hostelling International- San Francisco/ DowntownResponded 11 August 2015

    Glad you enjoyed it! Ell is the best! Best, Andy Stevenson Assistant General Manager

    Reviewed 4 August 2015

    Hard to find a cheap bed in SF the weekend I was there. Have stayed at other HI hostels so I gave this one a try. The location was great. Easy walk to places in any direction but north. (Yikes, that hill was steep.) Great...More

    Thank DAuntDeb
    Reviewed 1 August 2015

    the private room that we got placed in stunk so much that we had to go and buy our own air freshener. it smelt like a toilet but we didnt even have our own bathroom. the hotel was very noisy, there was constantly kids running...More

    1  Thank Danielle L
    Response from HISFDowntown, General Manager at Hostelling International- San Francisco/ DowntownResponded 7 August 2015

    I am very sorry to hear that you had this experience. I want to honestly thank you for the feedback and bringing these items to our attention. We are always looking for ways to improve our facilities and practices to ensure our guests have a...More

    Reviewed 31 July 2015

    We found the hostel very welcoming and all was really very fine. Staff members were nice and helpful as well. I would truly recommend the hostel to stay in. I regret only one thing - that we do not have more time to spent in...More

    Thank Marta P
    Reviewed 25 July 2015

    Came here after two weeks of hiking and the place exceeded all my expectations. The staff was sharp and knew the area very well, the location was good, and the facilities fine. Breakfast is bagels with PB and J and oatmeal.

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$47 - US$154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • San Francisco >
    • Union Square
    • Also Known As
    • Hostelling International- San Francisco/ Downtown Hotel San Francisco
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    Bathroom (19)
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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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    mehta80
    17 October 2017|
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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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    "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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