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    Hostelling International- San Francisco/ Downtown

    312 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1704
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    Traveller (245)
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    Overview
    • Excellent30%
    • Very good49%
    • Average16%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
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    “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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    Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

    This is the second time I've stayed here since my first visit to San Francisco. It has maintained its good standard of cleanliness and comfort. I stayed in a private room. The room is well equipped with a sink, fan, USB ports for charging devices...More

    2  Thank bleachedquasar
    Reviewed 15 February 2015

    I have stayed in a few hostels around the world, this one was a little dated. First the staff was nice and friendly and were willing to answer all the questions I had and gave excellent directions. The beds were nice a lot of plugs...More

    Thank Tracy C
    Reviewed 7 February 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 3 February 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 5 February 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 31 January 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
    Hilton San Francisco Union Square
    2,540 reviews
    #86 of 229 hotels in San Francisco
     
    King George Hotel - A Greystone Hotel
    1,472 reviews
    #84 of 229 hotels in San Francisco
     
    Hotel Nikko San Francisco
    3,647 reviews
    #32 of 229 hotels in San Francisco
     
    Handlery Union Square Hotel
    3,965 reviews
    #69 of 229 hotels in San Francisco
     
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$76 - US$209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 13
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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 theatres 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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    .10 km away
     
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    .07 km away
     
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    Karine A
    25 July 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
    6 June 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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    "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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