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San Francisco International Hostel

140 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 (SoMa)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrible hostel. After booking months in advance we arrived at the hostel to be told they did not have enough room for us even though we had booked and paid a deposit. As well as turning us down they did not offer any assistance in finding other accommodation and were disgustingly rude. Would not recommend anyone to stay here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked our accommodation in SF fairly last minute and this was the only affordable option available. Having read some of the very critical reviews below we were rather worried about what was in store for us... It turned out we didn't need to worry - this was definitely the best hostel we stayed in whilst in California! I have... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised at how good this place was. After reading some of the reviews I was starting to worry but people really need to chill out, this place is fine and ticks all the boxes for a traveller. Yes it's no plush hotel but you get what you pay for. Good wifi, clean rooms and super friendly staff... More

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in a group of 3 and despite having to book into 2 different dorms, when booking online, they were able to put us into the same room which was nice. The room and beds were really good, compared to any hostel we have stayed the common areas were also really good, they even had free beer one night!... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I stated at the International Youth Hostel in San Francisco in August 2014 and my experience was ok. The 4 person female dorm i stayed in was quite small, there was not a lot of space for all our belongings, which is fine when you are traveling light, but could be an issue with 4 people and 4 big bags.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

This was the worst experience I have ever had in a hostel. I came with my boyfriend who has stayed in more hostels than I and we were both absolutely disgusted!! The room was a private room with a sink and we had to share a bathroom. The first night we were sleeping and we could hear the tap leaking... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This was by far the worst hostel experience I've ever had. They were rude, they didn't have a bed for us despite my booking and calling to confirm the reservation. We showed up and they tried to tell us we couldn't stay because we didn't have our student IDs and because we had AMERICAN passports and this was only a... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Worst hostel on the planet. Booked months in advance for one bed. Got here and the place was fully booked and didn't have one bed to spare. They then blamed me for their mistake. Had to stay in exprnsive hotel on other side of town, which is pretty hard to organise and work with when you are a backpacker. Avoid... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Good location but what a gross mess. I am certainly not fussy most of the time, but when there is one shower per floor and I it doesn't get cleaned in the three days we were there, it is yuck. No wonder it was the only place left when we booked. Last to fill by the looks of things

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

I booked a 4 person female ensuite room for my self and 3 friends. However due to a flight cancellation we could only stay 2 nights instead of 3 as originally planned. I rang the hostel 3 days before we were meant to check in and I was told I could cancel one nights reservation no problem provided I sent... More

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Address: 140 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > SoMa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 71
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