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Amsterdam Hostel

749 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94108 (Formerly AAE Amsterdam San Francisco)
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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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Tampere, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is good. The hostel looks more like a hotel, has a very nice staff. Wifi is good, rooms are nice and clean, showers has really hot water! I didnt find the hostel very social but overall its a good hostel to spend a few nights in.

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Bergen, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a bed for 6 nights. I was told that I have to change the room after the 2nd night to which I agreed cause I'm nice person. After the second night I was told that I actually have to check out and check in again! It means: packing up all my stuff, leaving it in luggage room and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Location is ok if you don't mind walking up hill for 5-7 mins. going to Union Square though is very easy. They have free internet wifi and desktop stations. The room looks old and so as the furniture. bed sheets looks old too. I was shocked with the cleaner when I just finished showering when i saw him on my... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The prices for the rooms are okay I guess, since SFO seems to be a generally expensive city. WiFi was working fine for me, there were some timeouts, but that wasnt such a big deal. The rooms are pretty... well, they could be better, the beds aren't really well constructed and our window had a huge crack. The bathroom was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I feel an urge to write a review for this hostel since so many have written so much negative about it. First I like to say that I have traveled a lot, both in Europe, southeastern Asia, Africa, Australia and now the U.S. since I'm a student I quite often stay at hostel. I found Amsterdam hostel in San Fransisco... More 

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Austin, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Gross hostel. There was Vomit right on the staircase . It was cleaned for 24 hours. It was next to my room, smelled. I will avoid this hostel at any cost. I also had to wait 30 minutes the first day before the front desk person had caught up with other guests.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I have read some negative review on this place and I say to those that you get what you pay for and this is the middle of the city and a hostel not a hotel. If you are used to hostels you will be fine and I think the place had plenty of good facilities. It could do with a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I will start by saying that if you are accustomed to European hostels this place is not for you. We were a group of six friends who needed a place to stay for 3 nights to see the city and buy a car before heading to Tahoe. The carpet stinks, the toilets back up, the beds are cheap but comfortable... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I returned to San Francisco having been there a week before. This hostel was a last minute thing. It's not the worst hostel but it's certainly not the greatest. Location is ok, bedrooms are ok and shower is good. Pretty average.

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