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San Francisco International Hostel

140 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is in a great location, it's inexpensive and the staff is nice. You have to check out by 10:00 but can leave your bags in the storage room until 10 pm. What I must say is that if you are taller than 5'9 this is not the place for you. You won't fit in the bed. Trust me,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am aware of the fact that hostels are supposed to be average in terms you get what you pay for but this one was different. This one lacked a specific atmosphere and as stupid as it sounds it felt like it didn't have a soul! I've stayed at hostels worse than this yet they made a much better impression... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The internacional hostel its awesome, the peaople its really nice, the pool table its perfect for the hostel because you can play with the other travelers and make friends, its nearby from all stuff and bus stops or train station, so if you want take the transportation you only need walk "nothing"

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay if you are a young traveller and don't need/expect too much! Myself and a friend stayed here for one week and had an awesome time. We stayed in a 4 bed male dorm (2 bunks) on the 2nd floor. The room was basic but was clean, had enough room and a sink and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You get what you pay for. The hostel is in a good location but some things do need to be considered for the future such as: 1. There's no power plugs in the bathroom or a sink on the 2nd floor - I could cope with no power plugs but no sink and soap! Extremely unhygienic. 2. There was only... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I staid at this hostel for 3 nights i mid march 2015. This was the cheaps hostel we could find, and that was our goal. We were four girls staying in a fir girls room, so I didnæt get to experience the shared dorms. The hostel has a great location, pubic transportation is close and the shopping area is right... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

It was easy to get public transportation and it was very cheap. Two out of the three nights I stayed there they gave us free beer. Just some problems with the water pressure in the showers and the wifi but generally it was a great place to stay. Very nice staff.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

The location is great. Some of the staff are really friendly, some could be friendlier. The neighbourhood is fine as long as you don't go near the main tenderloin part. I didn't expect much for what i paid, so i wasn't that disappointed. It does appear i got put in one of the smaller rooms (506) which was slightly annoying... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I stayed here for one night in order to participate in a job fair across the street at the Hilton since some like me, still looking for a job can't afford to stay at the Hilton. They have a very large common room, next to their not quite big, but still fairly large kitchen, and at night it gains a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This hostel its really nice, the people who go there are very nice people, the hostel is central in the city, and if you want to go a little far, you have the train 2 blocks from the hostel, so the ubication its very good

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