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Pacific Tradewinds Hostel

680 Sacramento St., San Francisco, CA 94111 (Chinatown)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 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 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Really enjoyed my stay here! It's in the heart of the city and the staff are very kind and helpful. Really enjoyed the bike recommendation as well. Was affordable and they didn't require a $300/500 hold.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

Adored this hostel, the manager Courtney and staff are all awesome, and the vibe is extremely friendly, made a whole bunch of friends who I went out and saw gigs/movies with. Honestly the most fun hostel I've been in. In regards to hostel, rooms clean, bathrooms clean, beds comfy, lots of power outlets, located in a good area close to... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Very good hostel - friendly staff, full and clean kitchen for use, includes breakfast each morning (simple but FOOD!). Good lounge area for chillin and having a beer. Clean rooms and pretty clean bathrooms. Good price and pretty good location very close to chinatown, close to the embarcadero, metro stations and downtown shopping. Very secure front door entry, and a... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I have travelled for 3 months and this was by far the best hostel I stayed at. I had an incredible time I will never forget. The atmosphere is great and you make really quickly contact with other guests (also because the hostel is rather small). I made a lot of friends over there. And the staff is amazing!! They... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I admit that I'm a bit of weary traveller; I haven't taken a vacation for around 6 years and apart from feeling immensely excited that I was visiting San Francisco, I also felt slightly nervous. Although, I had lived in a dorm environment before, I had not stayed in a hostel so I was not sure what to expect when... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I stayed here for 5 days and it was great. Its a very basic hostel but they location and price are hard to beat. There were 8 beds in my room. The room was a but small and there weren't many outlets in the room but there were more in the living room. Clean showers and separate toilet. Helpful staff.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I had such a good time staying there for 3 nights. The hostel is really focused in making the place to socialize. The hostel is rather small which makes it actually easier to connect with the staff and other travellers. Great location, great value and helpful staff. Thanks Courtney and all the crew!

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Leon, Nicaragua
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10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Amazing staff, good vibe at the hostel that really encourages guest to relax and socialize in the main area. It's not a party hostel-but there are ample opportunities to go out (with fellow guests and staff) to local bars/music etc. They seem to have found that sweet spot of offering the rag-tag fun of backpackers hostels and the slightly more... More

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Mullingar, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

I stayed in this Hostel in July 2013 and it ticked all the boxes. There is nothing fancy about it but beds are comfortable, washing facilities are good and has a nice communal area. It was well located within walking distance to many local attractions. Highly recommended

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Address: 680 Sacramento St., San Francisco, CA 94111
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Chinatown
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