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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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  • 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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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On arrival i was told that i had been upgraded - which actually meant they had overbooked and were moving me to another hostel/hotel up the street. There was no apology and I had no idea what this other hotel was like. On arrival I was immediately struck with how dirty and run down the place was. There was no... More 

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's really close to the main points in San Francisco. The organize nice activities, eg. watching movies together, free trips etc. Staff is friendly and open for everybody, even if there was a problem with my shuttle, they helped me.

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Quebec City, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a really nice place to stay ! My friend and i stayed there for a week and it was awesome ! Clean rooms with curtains to keep our intimacy, the couch in the lobby are nice to relax at the end of the day and the kitchen and dining room are spacious. The staff was also incredible they were... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon check-in, we were sent over to the "sister property", the Dakota Hotel. Not sure what the rooms actually look like in the Adelaide but the Dakota was very basic and not very clean. The sheets and mattresses were stained, there was trash on the floor and I have never experienced such a wobbly and squeaky bed before. Also, the... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a couple off issues at their sister hostel the Dakota so got moved over to the Adelaide. Staff are a little stressed out but polite. Entrance is a little dingy and could do with a good clean... The reason for the 5 stars is because of the room.. In terms of hostel accommodation the beds are built in, solid... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at my fair share of hostels and the one thing that remains constant whether the room is good or bad, is the friendliness of the staff. Not here though, as well as the dirty stained beds, hot stuffy rooms and small number of bathrooms, the staff were abysmal! When you ask a question it is as If... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for two nights and satisfied enough with the hostel. This hostel is a standard hostel located in SF, with free breakfast and cute old style elevator. The environment is quiet, best to sleep at the night.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 2 nights as a solo traveller two weeks ago. At first getting out shuttle bus I though oh dear it's at end of an alley way? But it's literally in city centre surrounded by major hotels on every surrounding street and was safe as houses. Staff are welcoming and happy to help with any info you... More 

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Portland, OR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This was my first time as an 'older' hostel guest (I'm in my 50's). Went to see Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. Overall, as good as you would want. Very friendly staff; I was lucky to have nice roomies, a couple of whom I talked to. It was VERY hot in SFO that weekend— unusually so— and I think that's why the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This hostel was average. Positives include the daily free breakfast, towels for hire (though they do run out), free wi fi and in-house coin laundry. Negatives are the lack of air (so stuffy in the rooms), getting to the top bunk is quite hard (those ladders need to be replaced with better ones, or add handles at least! I'm 6ft... More 

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