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European Guest House

761 Minna St., San Francisco, CA 94103
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Boxmeer, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Luckily we were planning on staying in this hostel for one night only. When we arrived the first thing I noticed was the smell, like there hadn't been any fresh air for years. We booked a private double room. The room was big enough for the two of us, there was a small desk, mirror and the bed. In here... More 

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Winnenden, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I will never NEVER come back to this hostel!!! I slept at the airport one day before i arrived in the hostel. If i had known how bad this hostel is, i would have spent another night at the airport. In the last 7 month i stayed at manny different accomodations like airbnb, other (much better) hostels, trailers and cars.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

Do not stay here. The rooms were so tight, no space to even put a bag. Linen was dirty and already used. There was Broken used syringes out the front of the door. .............................................................................................

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Welcome to the place to hide from the thousands of homeless crackheads walking around like zombies in the neighborhood. In this hidden gem you can almost stay safe at while squeezing in with 9 other people in tiny rooms. If you're not scared to avoid showering for days, and have no problem with dirt, bedbugs or toilets that have never... More 

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Oxford
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Do not stay here if you expect to do anything but sleep here. The hostel is located about a half an hour walk from the coast and in an area mainly inhabited by drug dealers and homeless people. The people running the hostel are quite helpful and friendly however. But what they won't do is fix the serious mice problem... More 

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nothing fancy...a bunk bed in a shared room with bathroom down the hall, and a kitchen/lou ge space donstairs, with a slow but free wifi connection. Rooms are co-ed, so pretty young women might want to beware. It's also in a rough neighborhood. But my fourth floor room was clean and quiet and very cheap, and the young man who... More 

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Lancaster
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I stayed here with my husband and some friends at the end of our road trip up the West Coast. We had stayed in many motels and hotels on the way but we ended up at the European Guest House because all other accommodation was booked up. We had all stayed at hostels in the past so we weren't exactly... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

To every traveller that wrote a bad review - you are all a bunch of pussies. Scared of a dodgy alleyway? And bad location? Or homeless people? You're in the real world. This hostel was fine. You get what you pay for - More importantly, at the end of each night you have a roof over your head and somewhere... More 

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San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I'd had great experience of hostels in other cities and was looking forward to staying here. Even the dodgy street it's on didn't put me off. But the room did. I was in 6 bed form and travelling alone. The room was tiny... with space for maybe two bunk beds but not three!! The beds are poor quality and horribly... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

When we first arrived, we had trouble finding the hostel as it's down a small dodgy alleyway. When we finally found the right road, there were a few homeless people having various needles confiscated them by the police. Made a great first impression... Despite there being a cleaner who came in daily, the kitchen and living area was still a... More 

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