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    Hostelling International- San Francisco/ Downtown

    312 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1704
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    Overview
    • Excellent30%
    • Very good49%
    • Average16%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
    Travelers talk about
    “free earplugs” (21 reviews)
    “female dorm” (11 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Wheelchair access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    1.5 Star Hotel
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    San Francisco City Center Hostel
    433 reviews
    #7 of 53 Specialty lodging in San Francisco
     
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    #3 of 53 Specialty lodging in San Francisco
     
    Pacific Tradewinds Hostel
    411 reviews
    #1 of 53 Specialty lodging in San Francisco
     
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    3,687 reviews
    #33 of 230 hotels in San Francisco
     
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    Reviewed February 6, 2015

    Probably not the best HI I have stayed in, but a nice enough place. The hostel is fairly centrally located with bus, train and cable car stops nearby. Plenty of shops and restaurants to chose from, all within a few minutes walk. The check in...More

    2  Thank Emily H
    Reviewed February 3, 2015

    I stayed at a number of H.I's during my time in the US and this one was lovely. The location was great and their facilities were absolutely fantastic and wonderfully unique. It's a great place to explore San Francisco from and it's close to public...More

    Thank Sarah H
    Response from HISFDowntown, Manager at Hostelling International- San Francisco/ DowntownResponded February 4, 2015

    Thanks for your feedback! I'm glad you enjoyed our facilities and you found the downtown location convenient. The issue with the co-ed space really concerns me: our policy is to never move guests booked in a gender-specific dorm to the co-ed dorm (unless the guest...More

    Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

    My boyfriend and I stayed here in early January for 5 nights. The hostel is in a great location. Close to the cable cars, shopping union square, and restaurants. Its also located directly across from car hire companies so handy for anybody interested in that...More

    Thank Shauna G
    Reviewed January 23, 2015

    This hostel is so centrally located, it is about 2 blocks away from the Bart and Muni and pretty much in the centre of the shopping district (Macys, Sephora and major clothing companies) are all within a few blocks and a large CVS is also...More

    Thank lacouronne
    Reviewed January 20, 2015

    This hostel is average.We got a private room, not on the streetside so not noisy at nights. The beds and the bathrom were okey although the air was humid and the towels smelled chlorine. Cleaning was good, new towels every second day. The whole hostel...More

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    #7 of 53 Specialty lodging in San Francisco
     
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • $71 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Union Square
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    • Hostelling International- San Francisco/ Downtown Hotel San Francisco
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    Union Square
    Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
    in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
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    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
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    Karine A
    July 24, 2017|
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    Response from Salina C | Reviewed this property |
    The hostel is located in a prime location and in walking distance to transit, car rental place, food, etc. As with many locations in a city centre, it is not unlikely that you will encounter homeless people but I never felt... More
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    June 5, 2017|
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    Response from Irina A | Reviewed this property |
    Tax is not included. You should add 14% tax, 1% city tax and 3 USD service charge per night.
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