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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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Portland, OR
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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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Bronx, New York
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel is located downtown, just 5 or so blocks from BART, the Muni metro, cable cars and is within a walkable distance of many other neighborhoods. The price is a bit lower than other hostels in the area so its a good value for your money. The hostel is overall pretty chill with a nice common area and a... More 

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Paris, France
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ratio price/quality is excellent. Its location is ideal, right in the downtown. The free breakfast is good. The rooms are clean and the personel is welcoming. Congrutalations to Brenda for the unforgettable pub crawl!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for the first night we were in SF. We were picking an RV up the following day. It's a short walk from the BART, takes around ten minutes. There's storage for bags for guests who arrive before check in. The common area in this place was awesome. Cool sofas, lamps and tables. Downstairs is the kitchen and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in a four bed room with my friends and it was a great hostel to stay in. Rooms were really spacious and was in a very good location so we could walk to union square. Definitely recommend it and would stay in it again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a week in this hostel at the start of the month and then two nights at the end of the month. The hostel was very clean and spacious with great facilities. The hostel also held a number of fun activities including bar crawls and had free dinners some nights. The staff were very friendly and accommodating! It's situated... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent 8 nights at this hostel since I was attending a week-long conference at a nearby convention center. Overall, I had a great experience! The rooms were clean and vacuumed daily, short walk to Union Square/Moscone, and they provide free breakfast daily (typical hostel style). There were also nightly activities such as tours, bar crawls, free dinners and not... More 

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Scotland
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Adelaide in September and thought it was excellent so came back to find it's still as good as ever. We stayed in a private room so can't comment on the dorms-the room was spotless and beds extremely comfortable. Bathroom 'compact and bijou' (ie pretty small) but fine. Great location in the heart of the city. Special mention... More 

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Lahore, Pakistan
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed there for couple of days. The hostel is great. It has fantastic location and staff is friendly. The downside is that it has limited number of toilets/showers on each floor. Also its a small hostel so stairs are very narrow. Other then that it was reasonably clean and it was a good experience. The also have decent breakfast... More 

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