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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
1.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first stop on my 6-week trip across the USA. After landing at LAX, then finding out my flight up to San Francisco was delayed, then cancelled, then I was rebooked on the next flight which was also delayed, meant I arrived about...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights, I can say that this is one of the good HI USA Chains I have stayed during my USA traveling. 1. Room rate per night was not cheap, but for all HI Chains, this was quite normal in San Francisco...More

Thank rinieva
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Fantastic hostel with free breakfast! The location is perfect for union square, china town, catching the cable car etc. It's a great hostel for meeting people. The shared bathrooms could be cleaner, but the rooms are great! The staff were very helpful too.

Thank Evelyn M
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Kind and helpful staff, funky decor, cosmopolitan and young crowd, and EXCELLENT location. They got all kind of activities going on all of the time, plenty of opportunities to make friends/travel buddies. Highly recommended.

Thank Gal L
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Excellent location, staff is very kind and helpfull, breakfast is good (considering hostel breakfast standarts). I previously read some reviews about the surrounding area being unsafe, this is partially true, you can even hear them during the night yelling (don't know why the homeless in...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$ 54 - US$ 167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$ 54 - US$ 167 (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
...More
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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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mehta80
17 October 2017|
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Response from lucystarbuck | Reviewed this property |
You need to email the hostel directly
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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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"Private ensuite rooms well sited"
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