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Youth Hostel Central & Hotel

116 Turk Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I have been to many places around the world and never felt really unsafe. Until I checked in to this hostel. We were attracted by the place and the what appeared to be a perfect location on the map but were not aware that the Tenderloin district is in fact a ghetto. We saw the homeless peeing against the parked... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I wish I would have looked on Trip Advisor before booking this room. I was booking for the same day and most other hotels in the city had been booked already. A private queen room showed up as a "deal" for $70. I didn't have good feelings when not only did they take my driver's license but I saw that... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Summary but cheap and good localization for this price. Close to market street and all of the famous shops. Near the bus stops and the Cable Car. The staff is really helping if your need informations.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

First of all location. The tenderloin district in the heart of San Fran. Google and you may be put off by results, but it is close to a lot of transport access, so that's a positive. Also, if you've ever come across a homeless person (San Fran is known for being supportive towards this community), you won't have any problems... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

For the price this is a decent hostel. I'll make it simple with pro's and cons and a summary: Pro: - Location. The location is absolutely fantastic in downtown SF close to BART, Westfield warehouse (where you can easily spend a day) and a lot of good and hip (sometimes both) places to go out. - Price, it was one... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Very busy, seemed to have lots of semi permanent people there. Just wasn't relaxing or inviting. We just stood at the counter waiting for personal conversations to finish. Left to go to Fort Mason the next day - what a fantastic hostel that is.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The worse hotel in my life they broke into my rent a car. They did not have onsite parking and the area were it was located was very dirty and a lot of bums. I will never rent a hotel in that area in my life!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

All of my reviews so far have been positive, but unfortunately I can't put a spin on his place... When arriving you will be confronted with a "jail" like door, needing to be buzzed in. Spend 5 minutes in the area and you will understand the next for the security.. The staff are very nice and hard working! The rooms... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

+ : Room clean and faithfull to pictures on booking.com, nice guy at the reception, very close to Market Street and downtown, and very cheap price. - : slim walls let you here people talking until 2am. But the worst is the neighborhood full of homeless people, sometimes agressive people spitting near you while you pass. Avoid by night !... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

This place is clean, the staff is friendly, and it's by far the cheapest price we could find. It isn't the best neighborhood for sure, but if you know how to handle yourself you'll be fine. The person who said they had to run in from their cab apparently just has extremely low tolerance for homeless people. Be warned though,... More 

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