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Adelaide Hostel

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5 Isadora Duncan Lane, San Francisco, CA 94102 (Formerly Adelaide Inn)
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Darwin, Australia
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little hostel, in a safe area surrounded by shops and good places to eat. I stayed in the 4 bed female dorm and met some really lovely girls who I did some sight seeing with around SF. The kitchen was quite cool and the breakfast was a nice variety of foods. The bathrooms were kind of small, but thats... More 

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Thank Noodle22
lizlora, Public Relations Manager at Adelaide Hostel, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay at the Adelaide! We hope to see you back here the next time you find yourself in San Francisco! Happy travels... More 

Brookline, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in a 6 bed female dorm room. There was a washing table inside the room, the bathrooms and toilets were on the hall (I really like this instead of having a bathroom INSIDE the dorm). The bunks were not noisy, because they were made of wood. Breakfast was very nice, self made oatmeal, bagels, very extensive (+++). Quiet... More 

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Thank SelenaB1990
lizlora, Public Relations Manager at Adelaide Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We like to think we offer a little something for everyone... backpackers, party-goers, and families alike! There's space for a wide variety of travelers at the Adelaide. We just make sure to enforce quiet hours so that those who are traveling for business or with a family, or who just like to go to bed... More 

Sapporo, Japan
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for just one night, as I needed somewhere to stay in San Francisco before a flight. The place has a very cosy atmosphere, and it's very easy to make friends. I stayed in a dorm with six people, and I was on the top bunk. There are two big lockers under the bed, which comfortably held both... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at Adelaide on my own for three weeks (after making necessary arrangements) to pursue a community project in San Francisco. Slept in a 4-bed female dorm... couldn't think of a better place to stay at. Staff are very friendly and helpful for everything from promptly taking care of your room needs to giving you change for the bus to... More 

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Thank natspark16
lizlora, Public Relations Manager at Adelaide Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! We do pride ourselves on offering the best free breakfast out of any hostel (or even hotel!) in San Francisco. You would probably find that no matter where you stayed, the morning breakfast would be pretty consistent. However, we will take your feedback into consideration in thinking of our longer-term guests. We're glad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I missed a flight in San Francisco. So, I needed a place to stay last min. This hostel was perfect! It was a very cute hostel with friendly staffs. Private storage was provided under the bed. Also they can arrange shuttle rides to airport for just$9! Amazing location and a great price. They also have events you can participate. I... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Nice location close to everything and good rooms. Breakfast is really good lots of fruit, toast and oatmeal!! Not a very social place though average age is probably around 30-60 if your a young traveler looking to meet people this might not be the place for you.

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Thank Henry10987
lizlora, Public Relations Manager at Adelaide Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We actually are a hostel for youths as well as people of all ages, and we do have a majority of young people staying with us, as well as activities such as pub crawls geared toward young travelers. In fact, the review preceding yours speaks to how ours is an ideal hostel for people who... More 

Modesto, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Admittedly, I booked this hostel on somewhat of a whim, because I was looking for a cheap place to stay in San Francisco around Christmas, and I happened to book the Adelaide Hostel. I have to say, I was pleasantly surprised with its quality and welcoming atmosphere. The service was very friendly and efficient from the moment I stepped into... More 

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Tampa, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I stayed here for a couple of nights when I came to SF for a workshop. I was just needing a place to sleep as I wrapped up the course (I stayed with a friend in their company hotel room for the first part of my stay). It was nice to have a simple breakfast available to me however I... More 

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Thank LadyVoss
lizlora, Public Relations Manager at Adelaide Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We're glad you had a great stay and hope we can be your home away from home whenever you find yourself in San Francisco! Happy travels... More 

2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

I booked 7 nights at the Adelaide Hostel, a private room. But upon arrival was instead sent to the Dakota Hotel. There was no warning about this before I arrived. The room in Dakota was clean and spacious. Staff were very friendly and helpful and breakfast was good. However, it was very noisy, and I struggled to sleep even wearing... More 

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Reno, Nevada, United States
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

I was disappointed to find that the private rooms were right off of the common area for the hostel. Although the host said it was quiet between 10 pm and 7 am, this was not the case. Many people noisily walked by our room, mostly speaking French (that was the only part I liked). Thus I couldn't get to sleep... More 

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lizlora, Public Relations Manager at Adelaide Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're sorry about the noise levels- we do try to enforce strict quiet hours starting at 10pm, and our front desk staff are required to address any noise happening in the common areas after that time. It could have been that people were making noise just on the walk back and forth to their rooms,... More 

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