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Hostelling International- San Francisco/ Downtown

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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“free breakfast”(53 reviews)
“female dorm”(12 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
1 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great stay at this hostel! It was extremely clean and all the staff were very welcoming. We were a group of 3 and got a private room which was the perfect size. They allowed us to store our luggage in a secure...More

Thank Julia H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our time here. We booked a private room with ensuite and it far exceeded our expectations. It’s so much cheaper here than most other SFO accommodations plus a great location for Union Square, cable car, BART. We are going to rebook for our...More

Thank 98ashleighj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I stayed here for 5 nights as the first part of our 50th birthdays USA trip. It was only our 2nd time in a hostel, so we did have a little touch of apprehension, despite all the fab reviews we had read...More

Thank Andmc2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is exactly what I needed for my trip. I stayed in a four bed girls only dorm and all the girls were lovely and respectful. There are lockers under the bed which easily fit my giant suitcase. Not entirely cheap but a really...More

Thank meganstericker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took up a four bed female dorm with an ensuite and it was a great way to spend my time in San Francisco. The hostel is clean, centrally located and the staff were always friendly and happy to help. The common area, too, was...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$ 67 - US$ 203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$ 67 - US$ 203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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Maria Araceli R
26 April 2018|
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Response from donw540 | Reviewed this property |
The area has lots of pedestrian traffic and felt very safe to me.
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Kiwilover5000
10 January 2018|
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Response from donw540 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are washers and dryers.
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hpavey
27 December 2017|
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Response from Matt P | Reviewed this property |
No. you pay up front for the booking on arrival.
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Room Tips
"Definitely get a room with an ensuite!"
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"The four bed female dorm was well worth the upgrade for me - nice to have a bathroom connected to our room"
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"The shared bathrooms are clean, but choose an on suite bathroom - super convenient, worth the money!"
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"See if you can not get a room that DOES NOT face the street"
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