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Hostelling International- San Francisco/ Downtown

312 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed 2 nights with a couple of friends and had no issues with the hostel - good location, friendly staff, clean and tidy. Enjoyed the pub crawl that the hostel put on with another couple of hostels nearby. Would stay again - wish I had stayed longer. Decent haul from airport but that's unavoidable. Plenty to do within walking distance.

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Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time travelling to the States from Australia and this was our first stop. So after the 20 hours flying and sketchy cab ride to the Hostel (landed on Columbus day) we pull up to the desk to check in around 3pm. The guy who greeted us didn't even say hello, look up from the computer (must have been flat... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would definitely recommend HI - Downtown! Great location and I felt pretty safe in Downtown, despite of al lot of reviews telling to not walk alone around. They have planned things to do during the week and that's good because sometimes makes your life easier and its easy to meet new people :) Everything it was very clean, staff... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hostel has a great downtown location, near to BART line and union square. Quite a trek to fishermans wharf and others attractions, but do-able! Stayed two separate occasions, first in 4 bed which was good. Room did get road noise from below but building is older and on a busy street! Under bed storage lockers had lots of space but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

this hostel is located in the center of SF with a MUNI and BART station nearby. the rooms are reasonably big and clean and they have wifi. the staffmembers are friendly and know the way around SF. breakfast can be a bit annoying, since there are only around 30 or 40 chairs and hundreds of guests. all in all this... More

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Kent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I found this place terrific: well run, very clean, good value, and a great location. Good security and fine to walk back to at night (there's another HI in the Tenderloin which I'm very, very glad not to have stayed at. I'm used to urban environments and hate it when people are snobby about what are ultimately vulnerable people living... More

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Galway, Ireland
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Very impressed with this Hostel. Location is top class & very easy to get to from the airport. The rooms are a good size & spotlessly clean. I slept in a double which was very comfortable. Gena who checked me in was very helpful & friendly. Great vibe here! Will definitely be staying here again.

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111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I was only staying one night - and meeting a mate who had been staying there for a few nights. Check-in was efficient, and the reception staff lovely. The facility has everything you'd expect from a HI property, and the range of organised activities must have numbered amongst the greatest I'd ever seen at like establishments. Made me want to... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The location of this hostel is perfect, round the corner from Union Square! The hostel isn't the best, but not the worst either. We had a private double room and bathroom, which was slightly shabby and not the cleanest. However it was a great base to explore San Francisco. We loved visiting Fishermans Warf Pier and Pier 39. Unfortunately we... More

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

As always, HI has another good property. Only downside was the noise but when you are downtown that is hard to avoid. Recommended for travellers on a budget. Close to decent food at all hours of night and both MUNI and BART. Walkable distance to the historiccable car, safe neighborhood, decent security,dont need to worry about personal safety, few drunken... More

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Address: 312 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco
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Number of rooms: 13
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