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AAE Amsterdam San Francisco

749 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 941098 (Downtown)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Clogher, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably one of the worst hostels I have ever stayed in. Seriously needs renovated or really well cleaned. Room had a really bad smell of urine and other substances... It was so dark and small. Windows didn't open for fresh air. It was quite suffocating in there. Free breakfast is a bucket full of batter to make pancakes? Place was... More 

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Toronto
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is true that the carpet smells throughout but regardless, excellent value for your money. Great location, free breakfast and maids kept the ensuite clean everyday. For a hostel, it was awesome. The room did need a few more electrical outlets however just because there were 4 of us in the room and only 2 plugs to charge our phone... More 

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Granada, Spain
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is located right in the centre of the city, so it's easy to go and visit SF from there. The staff are friendly and helpful but no more than that. Perfect hostel for backpackers (even couples since you can have a private room) and breakfast is included. Overall positive experience. Price ok for what and where it is!

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Can Tho, Vietnam
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This was so far the cheapest hostel I found for my price range (<30usd). The hostel is located on Taylor street, one of the main streets in town, making it very easy to walk around famous spots (Union Square, BART station, China town, etc). Staff were friendly, easy-going and informative to answer your questions. There are free city maps and... More 

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Otford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

The staff in this hostel are not ever going to win any awards for friendliness. It all started so well, 'yes of course you may leave your valuables here while you go galavanting off to Oakland'. We come back and meet a friendly Swedish couple in our room which had it's own private bathroom for just the four of us.... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The location is great, and it is certainly a cheap hostel for San Francisco. However, don't go here expecting a lot - everything is dated, fairly basic and (depending on the room) may be quite noisy thanks to being located directly on the street. Everything seemed to be clean, at least, and for the price you can't really ask for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

It's in a very central place and you can get to any important SF Downtown landmark in 15-30 mins. The hostel has a number of communal areas where you can relax or socialise with other travellers. Generally it's the 25-35 generation on low budget that it appears to attract from which a certain atmosphere can concluded. Overall very well equipped,... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

If you're traveling as a couple and want a private room this is not the place to go. The queen size bed hardly accommodates two persons, the room is unclean and the facilities are generally in bad shape. On top there is a loud humming noise that randomly goes on and will certainly disturb your sleep if you're not a... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights. The room is ok. The Bed is way to small for 2 persons(130cm) bathroom is clean. Toiletseat was to small for the toilet. Our view from the window was on a wall. Now and again was there was loud noise like someone is vacumcleaning next door. To bad its in the middle of the night... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I booked my room online directly on their website and then printed off my confirmation, including the price. That should be enough right? Wrong, not for this place. I arrived after a long flight around 8pm and was shocked that they told me they were going to charge me double the confirmed price as there had been an error on... More 

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Address: 749 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 941098
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 22
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