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Pacific Tradewinds Hostel

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

PTW is run extremely well with all areas of the hostel kept very neat and clean and in good working order. The staff (and owner) are amazing people, extremely inclusive and caring of new guests, and as a result, the vibe in the hostel is amazing. Within the first day of checking in, I felt as though I was with...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Pacific Tradewinds is a glorious place to be if you are wanting to stay in San Francisco. The staff are friendly, knowledgable and kind, and unlike other hostels make every visitor feel welcome. There are activities everyday which will help you get the most out of this amazing city. The location is absolutely fantastic - you can pretty much walk...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Conveniently located, super friendly staff, very clean and comfortable with lockers, outlets and all the fixings you need to make a tasty pb&j. Good shower and wifi. No complaints! Highly recommend staying here!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The small size and central location with friendly, helpful staff make this a very pleasant hostel to stay in. The common area is small with good facilities - the absence of a TV means that guests are more likely to chat and make friends. Surprisingly clean - perhaps because of a good sense of community and efficient volunteers! - and...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would love to recommend back-packer and travelers to stay here for your SF visits. The location is nearby touristic attractions in walking distance. Furthermore, the management team makes it super convenient and easy during your stays.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I chose Tradewinds because of the quaint common room photos and the activities calendar on their web page. It turned out to be the best hostel stay I have experienced. The place is small but it fosters a wonderfully social experience. The manager Chadwick is a super kind and bubbly personality that makes all feel welcome. Eri is a fantastic...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Without any doubt the best place to stay in San Francisco for a backpacker. Amazing atmosphere thanks to the great staff and a lot of nice activities to explore the city as a group. All in all the best hostel I have stayed in so far.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was the most friendly hostel that I have stayed at! Easy to find, safe and in the centre of everything. Reasonably priced for the part of San Francisco. I only had time for one night. The internet was quick too!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic! Stayed here instead of a hotel because I was traveling on my own and didn't know anyone. Well, I am really glad I made that decision. Ended up going out with people from the hostel every night and had a blast meeting other travelers from all over the world. Everything was clean and comfortable, and there is a real...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was looking for an apartment until I found a Pacific Tradewinds ad, and I'm glad I chose to stay there. The coolest staff in SF, plus a lot of friendly guests from all over the world. I spent about a week there, and I loved the experience. Everyday there's a planned group activity, and if that doesn't work for...

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Staying in Financial District

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Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s version of Wall Street. The rush of business people make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of historic and contemporary architecture, including the iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours, bars and restaurants quickly fill up with happy hour revelers. Stocks aren’t the only kind of market being followed, the Ferry Building Marketplace on the Embarcadero is a gourmet food emporium and farmers market that will satisfy anyone working up an appetite.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Pacific Tradewinds Hostel

Address: 680 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94111-2510
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Financial District
Price Range: $36 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“All rooms are awesome.”
MarDuJour80, 6 days ago | Read review
“4th floor - close to kitchen, reception and common area. felt part of community.”
bronwend407, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“You probably won't be able to choose, but you'll share the bedroom with really cool people for sure. The vibes in this place are incredible.”
ivoc450, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Choose a room in the 4th floor, near the reception.”
alonsoc687, Mar 6, 2017 | Read review
“ask for a room with a Jacuzzi and a pool table”
rudyh268, Feb 12, 2017 | Read review
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