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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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Mexico City, Mexico
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Awesome place, awesome location and great prices. The location (a block away from Market St) is great..The staff is very friendly. They give away free beer and pizza like once a week...The place is clean (I've watched them cleaning the rooms and restrooms each and every day). Free pancakes every morning, a free pool table, a cozy lounge where you... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I was here in March and I have just one good thing to say about the hostel: the location. What to say about the rest? - Breakfast: you have to make your own "pancakes". - Kitchen: dirt everywhere. One day the ceiling started leaking "water" - Rooms: OMG what to say about this?? Mattres...as you were sleeping on the floor.... More 

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Pros: Great Location Nice Staff Nice Communal Area Great Price Free Pancakes Cons: Can get hot Issues with cleanliness Dodgy WIFI Overall the great location make this a great place to stay if you don't exaggerate expectations. Would recommend & stay again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Although it is a pretty cheap hostel, I certainly did not expect it to be so filthy. There is a funny smell right when you get in. Carpets are very smelly, too. Bathrooms are cleaned in the morning so by night they are very dirty and toilet paper wasn't replaced. I used to go to the kitchen in my flip... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

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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Bristol
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

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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Sturbridge
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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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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