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  • Excellent2%
  • Very good4%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible72%
Nov 27, 2013
Oct 27, 2013
“Horror hostel”
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Free Parking
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Fitness center
Pets Allowed
Business Center
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70 Derby St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1221
11.4 miles to Metropolitan Oakland Intl Airport
322 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
0.3 miles from Market Street
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Reviewed November 27, 2013

Absolutely horrendous place! Me and my friend landed here after a lot of travelling and were just looking somewhere to relax. 1 of the guys on the reception told us the place had been over booked but kept reassuring us we could stay as another...More

Date of stay: July 2013
1  Thank Ratheenian
Reviewed October 27, 2013

I have been here 2 weeks ago and the hostel was horrible!! The staff is strange and the hostel itself stinks. If u planning to visit san Francisco u better book a hostel beforehand. If not, u will end up here. It seems that the...More

Date of stay: October 2013
2  Thank Har30
Reviewed October 20, 2013

like: Location is awesome. price is ok... DISLIKE: The staff was terrible unfriendly. the hostel was freezing cold. the bathrooms super super dirty, breakfast is a joke and bedrooms a super tiny. better spend a bit more and go to the neighbour. and on the...More

Date of stay: October 2013
Thank Merlinzauberer
Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

Myself and a good friend of mine arrived back in San Fran after a few good nites in Vegas. Next day we were flying back 2 Ireland so we just needed 2 chill out and get sum last minute presents etc. After arriving at the...More

Date of stay: July 2013
Thank W4603UFpaulc
Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

Why cant i choose a score of 0? Please dont stay here. One of the girls im travelling with got bed bug bites and the room stunk. We checked in on time and they had no linen ready for us and they moved people out...More

Date of stay: July 2013
Thank Ajk91
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Also Known As
Union Square Backpacker`s Hotel San Francisco
United States > California > San Francisco > Lower Nob Hill / Union Square / Theater District / Downtown / Downtown San Francisco
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Also Known As
Union Square Backpacker`s Hotel San Francisco
United States > California > San Francisco > Lower Nob Hill / Union Square / Theater District / Downtown / Downtown San Francisco
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
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"don't book it here"
Oct 20, 2013
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"Stay anywhere but here"
Oct 7, 2012
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"Stay away!"
Aug 3, 2012
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"Don't stay here."
Feb 10, 2012
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