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HI Marin Headlands Hostel

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Building 941 at Fort Barry, Sausalito, CA 94965bbb
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pros: Great historic building, plenty of free parking, beautiful location with lots of nature trails, quiet, friendly staff Cons: I didn’t find this hostel sooner and therefore stayed at the Adelaide Hostel even 1 night.

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were a group of Girl Scouts visiting the Marine Mammal Center. Fairly rustic but historical and very comfortable. Location is amazing and a very friendly stay. Not very private, but perfect for group travel or those looking to meet new people.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What an amazing hostel - simple, yes, but a breath away from SF, and feel like you are a million miles away. We took it on our way up the 101 to Oregon. After driving all day from LA - it was a welcoming site - on this breathtaking country piece of land, formerly a barracks. We caught our fav... More 

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Seattle
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We had a great stay in this hostel. It is very historic as you are staying in a very old house with a lot of character. Nothing fancy here. We could hear a lot of the other people in our building. We were staying in one of the private rooms. The common areas and kitchen were great.

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Manteca, California, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We needed a place for our large family - 25 with kids and grandkids, and this hostel turned out to be perfect for our needs. We stayed 3 days, 2 nights, and didn't leave the Headlands - it was beautiful and felt remote, even though we were just on the other side of the Golden Gate Bridge. (Super views, btw)... More 

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Pasadena, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is a beautiful location. It's popularity is determined more by beautiful surroundings than by beautiful service. Tends to be a little on the tatty side for the dorm style accommodations, poor bedding, and bathrooms that smell and don't feel clean. I have stayed here twice and have encountered difficult and at times uncooperative staff. They offer information and assistance... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The hostel is located in a beautiful forestry area that feels remote. The closest town is Sausalito, which is about 15 minutes away. Sausalito is pretty, but very small. San Francisco is about 20 minutes away. I would NOT stay here if I did not have a car, because its difficult to catch a bus to San Francisco from here.... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I hosted my daughter's 17th birthday party here, hoping the girls will have a different experience from the popular sleepover parties of their age. This is a great facility, accessible through a nice drive , just minutes away from Sausalito.We stayed in the main house. The staff were really friendly and open to questions. We got a reservation easily and... More 

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Los Angeles
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Beautiful location. A great getaway from the city. Very friendly staff. We were able to chill and make chili! The accommodations were perfect for our group on a college campus tour of NorCal Campuses.

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Pacific Coast, USA
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I must have looked at dozens of inexpensive places in and around SF to crash while we visited the city in which we once lived. I booked a private room, double bed, bunked with three singles (two extra beds, but we wanted our own room) for $112. We were on the second floor. Women's bath next door, a little noisy... More 

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