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European Guest House

1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   761 Minna St., San Francisco, CA 94103 (SoMa)
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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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
1 review
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
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 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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San Bruno, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Good place to tay, convenient location, safe al most except midnight, clean bed, room & bathroom, thanks the authority for good maintainance. Better if they add some more furnitures in rooms, plenty of natural light in room, ac was working nicely

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Okay first the only pro, there was pot everywhere, you'd take a step outside and there'd be a guy selling you some. so if you're into that, you won't care about the cons... But there's a few, 1) it's location is bad. In two ways; it's in a really dodgey area of San Francisco, didn't really feel safe walking alone... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

this hostel is disgusting, ive travelled devloping countries and never seen anything this bad. the room was full of people smoking weed and it smelt like feet when it didnt smell like weed. there arent enough bathrooms for the amount of people. one of the staff was extremely unhelpful - i asked him how to get somewhere and he just... More

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san diego
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

a girlfriend and i stayed here in 1999. i still refer to it as the worst place i have ever stayed (as covered in other reviews: paper thin walls, disgusting bedding, people throwing up in the shared bathroom, super dodgy homeless area) and out of curiosity i looked it up on trip advisor to see if it was still around.... More

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Cheap place by San Francisco standards and it shows. I stayed here for a week with my boyfriend after traveling up the coast. We were in a tiny room with bunk beds, even though we booked a double. The room was opposite a shared bathroom and the walls were paper thin. Across the hall was a massive dorm filled with... More

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Perth, Australia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Where do we start......... We stayed here for a total of 8 hours before leaving. The sign at the reception stated that if we checked out early there was no refund, obviously they are used to people leaving this horrible, disgusting excuse for accommodation. a) The Area. To set the scene, walking to the hostel we saw a couple having... More

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Address: 761 Minna St., San Francisco, CA 94103
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > SoMa
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Ranked #34 of 45 Specialty lodging in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — European Guest House 1.5*
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