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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%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Wheelchair access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
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    1.5 Star Hotel
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    USA Hostels San Francisco
    1,125 reviews
    #3 of 50 Specialty lodging in San Francisco
     
    San Francisco City Center Hostel
    426 reviews
    #7 of 50 Specialty lodging in San Francisco
     
    Pacific Tradewinds Hostel
    397 reviews
    #1 of 50 Specialty lodging in San Francisco
     
    Chancellor Hotel on Union Square
    5,203 reviews
    #15 of 229 hotels in San Francisco
     
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    Reviewed October 6, 2012

    We stayed here on the 2nd of October 2012 we booked quite late as we were not planning on spending the night in San Fran. For a start the staff were less than helpfull and rude on the phone and on arrival even worse. The...More

    2  Thank Cindy B
    Reviewed October 1, 2012

    Think we're just not used to so many people in so much of the spaces. This is a large hostel with many folks around. We stayed in a private room with private bath. The building is ancient, so the wooden doors and thin walls let...More

    Thank windgail
    Reviewed September 22, 2012

    Dont expect hotel standards..it's a hostel. If you're not a member of Hostelling International, you will need to pay an extra $3 a night. Bathrooms and showers were clean. Decor is good, rooms are clean and tidy, you will feel safe. Friendly staff and a...More

    Thank TomUK2012
    Reviewed September 21, 2012

    We stayed here for a week and had a private double. It was average at best. The room smelt funny for starters and it was on the main stairwell - noisy! Apart from the noise of people on the stairs all night there were frequent...More

    1  Thank Spungeyone
    Reviewed September 20, 2012

    Location: close to attractions, shops and transport but also close to a dodgy neighborhood. we felt very unsafe walking home after dark and altered our plans in san fran to avoid being out past dark, which was a little dissapointing considering the fun nightlight on...More

    Thank CanberraKid
    USA Hostels San Francisco
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    Pacific Tradewinds Hostel
    397 reviews
    #1 of 50 Specialty lodging in San Francisco
     
    Chancellor Hotel on Union Square
    5,203 reviews
    #15 of 229 hotels 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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    • $76 - $212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 13
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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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    Maddy B
    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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    "Try to get the lower level floors"
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    "Las habitaciones al frente tienen vista a la ciudad"
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    "I stayed at a 4-bed woman room with private bathroom. It was clean, but a little smelly, since there are..."
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    "Rooms on the alley side can be a bit noisy during the night."
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