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San Francisco International Hostel

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Mainz, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've stayed 2 nights and booked a private double room and ended up in a 4 bed room with bathroom by ourselves. After one night we've welcomed another person who booked in our "private room"... the Staff member Corey was so welcoming to give us the requested two bed room without hesitation. The hostel is an average one, not too... More 

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Widnes, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In fairness the location was great, two minutes from the BART system and near union Square with all the shops. I know some people have said it is a rough area and whilst there was a number of questionable homeless people and other sorts what do people expect in the main shopping area, it is no worse than any other... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place was a complete dive!! DO NOT STAY HERE! The rooms were basic but extremely old- at least they were clean. The hallways were full of dust, despite a cleaner hoovering every single day! The showers were more appealing in Alchatraz! The male bathrooms had 3 shower-only 1 had running water, it had damp and blue mould all around... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff are not particularly helpful, especially one of the girls working at reception. I would go as far to say she was very rude. The cleaners stole a bag from my room with laundry. There are constantly homeless outside the hostel. The lift does not go to the top floor. The kitchen is regularly locked and i am not... More 

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Venray, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

It was the cheapest place tot stay in SF at that periode of time soms wouldn't expect something fancy. The mixed bedroom with bathroom was at the front, 4th floor bit noisy, beds were thin but I slept OK. The place smells of asian all over zo pull open te window in the room. Breakfast is baking your own pancakes... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I stayed in a couple of places in San Francisco, and this is by far the worst one you could pick. The staff is lovely and the lounge room downstairs is OK. But the rest is overall very bad, given the price for one night. In the room, the paint was peeling off the walls (not a big deal), the... More 

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Greenville, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I stayed here once in 2013 and had the most incredible time! So naturally i came back in 2016 and oh boy has it come down hill. Everything in the hostel was broken, for example; they wouldnt let anyone use the laundry for the week i was there because "they cleaning ladies had a lot to do" so i got... More 

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W.sacramento
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

upkeep,cleanliness was very good. location is very near bart station & many muni transit bus lines,neighborhood is not very good. staff is fairly friendly & knowledgeble.,although hard to understand at times. hooray there was an elevator! there is a very large kitchen & common or recreation area.

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Niteroi, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

The hostel is very well located, close to the Union Square. It is very clean (I've stayed in two rooms and both were good and clean. The staff is very kind, helpful. The hostel has activities every day, to enteirtain the guests. They offer a very simple breakfast, with bagel, jam, fruits, juice and coffee. The kitchen is very good... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

OK....i don't even know where to start!! I've given this place 1/5 because its only saving grace was the staff who were nice, friendly and helpful!! But seriously, the place is a dive!! We got here after a long long journey, we were hot and smelly and just wanted to get to our rooms! Got in and were glad to... More 

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Staying in Union Square

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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theaters in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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Address: 140 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: $33 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 71
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