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Pacific Tradewinds Hostel

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680 Sacramento St., San Francisco, CA 94111 (Chinatown)
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Pacific Tradewinds Hostel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First time in North America, first time travelling alone, first time staying in a hostel. Needless to say I was a little (a little more than a little, perhaps) nervous. But somehow, I managed to score myself potentially the best and most appropriate hostel for this trip of firsts. After being cooped up in 18 hours of tortuous air flight,... More

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Paris, France
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff and place are great. No need to worry about a thing, the friendliest but still very professional staff ever. And you can explore SF from there so easily. I met so many people as well. The living room never had a better name!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After travelling alone across the U.S. for the past 4 months and staying in some pretty great and some not so great hostels, I wouldn't hesitate to call Pacific Tradewinds the best. I arrived on a Monday and I instantly felt at home thanks to Courtney and the other guests. Hostels are usually made by the people you meet but... More

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Chichester, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If your after a quiet, spacious and having minimal interaction with others, then your probably not going to enjoy staying here. But if your realistic about what a small hostel in the heart of the city will offer and prepared to socialise, then you will probably love it. It's been years since I last stayed in a hostel and after... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would recommend Pacific Tradewinds to anyone traveling in San Francisco. I had an amazing time there, I was staying in the city for a week by myself and I met some amazing people during my stay. Everyone is very friendly and good craic. They know the city inside out and will advise you regarding the very best nightlife and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at Pacific Tradewinds a couple nights and I am so glad I did. Facilities are clean, modern, and all well maintained. Free internet, free storage locker under the bed, leftovers from the fridge (including beer!), and the best staff you could ask for. Great vibes and an incredibly social atmosphere makes this place worth every cent. You get hooked... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Very much enjoyed my stay. Good vibes, clean facilities, open + friendly atmosphere. Staff were brill and v competent. Highly recommended, providing you don't mind not having any privacy due to the very open nature of the dorms as the main dormitory is one huge room split up into different areas none of which have doors, and they all share... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights while travelling with my friend and was very disappointed with this hostel! There are a lot of stairs to reach the hostel however had read about this beforehand so was prepared for this, the staff member on when we arrived did help us with our cases which was nice. The hostel itself is very poor.... More

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CMLoechl, Manager at Pacific Tradewinds Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Elizabeth, Thanks for taking the time to let us know about your experience. We’re sorry that it did not live up to your expectations. It seems there was an unfortunate disconnect in your desire for a female-only dorm. You mentioned that you were given the option to select this at booking. However, our booking form doesn’t have this option,... More

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The hostel is located at the edge of Chinatown, making it a very safe and convenient neighbourhood to lodge in. I feel perfectly safe walking back to the hostel near midnight from the BART. The rooms may seem cramp, but they are clean and provide ample space to stow your baggage(the locker under the bed is able to fit my... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

a great place to stay, staff is super friendly, spent a great amount of time in and met many great people, had a lot of fun. a perfect place to socialize. would even come back to san francisco only to visit this hostel. in addition, a convenient location - chinatown, not much happening around but easy to get around.

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Additional Information about Pacific Tradewinds Hostel

Address: 680 Sacramento St., San Francisco, CA 94111
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Chinatown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Pacific Tradewinds Hotel San Francisco

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