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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Cool hostel, well located in the center of sf, it has a pleasant staff, the only problem is the elevator that isn't working properly all the time. There is a good kitchen and lounge where everybody rest, chill, play pool and drink a beer

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

It's a very big hostel, what you can tell in the rooms, with really bad beds, and not a whole lot of space, if you don't have a bathroom in the room you have to share with a lot of people! The breakfast "included" is: make your own pancakes - and there is a lot of people going through that... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

The room is small and hot. It was quite warm and stuffy in the room. It was old and run down. There is no individual bathroom for the room. However, this location is the dream. It is a 2min walk from Powell train station and 2min walk from Union Square. Close to many food places. It is approximately 30 min... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

Sceptical at first but soon made friends with all the other solo travellers. Everyone was really sociable and on the same wave length. You pay for what you get here.. Staff were pleasant all bar one 'lady' - but i'm sure you'll be pre warned about her by other guests when you arrive (as I was!) - shes harmless but... More 

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Hsinchu, Taiwan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

真的如其他人所說的,地點好之外沒有什麼優點了 我朋友在旁邊訂了差不多價格的hostel,不管是整潔或房間大小明亮度都差非常多 整層樓只有一間廁所或浴室,而且還常常在維修 安全也很堪憂 總之根本不會比較省錢,去隔壁吧! Except location, there is nothing good to say for this hostel. Therebis only one bathroom for a floor, and the room is small and not clean. The price isn't too cheap to stay. Think about it!

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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 St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2714
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: $44 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 71
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