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This hostel was in a good location, and the hostel was nice, i especially loved the above toilet sinks.
There were just a few frustrating things that would be so easy to change if there was a bit more attention to detail. There were charging...More
Hotels in the area during my business trip to SF were just way to expensive so we decided to book a private triple room at this hostel instead. Having never stayed in a hostel I did not know what to expect. Interesting is the word...More
This was my first stay in a hostel and I loved it.
The staff were incredibly helpful, the dainty little receptionist helped me carry my not so tiny case up to the 4th floor as the lift was out of order. The hostel is in...More
Response from HISFDowntown, Manager at Hostelling International- San Francisco/ DowntownResponded 1 week ago
Thank you for your review.
You'll be happy to hear that our antique lift is now back in working order, and I'm happy to hear that our staff were so helpful while it was resting!
I'm sorry to hear that you experienced illness during your...More
Overall I really enjoyed my stay at this hostel, the location was pretty flawless for getting around and I really liked that my female dorm had an en suite. The breakfast was also great especially the four dollar pancakes (indeed 'pretty sick' as the guy...More
Response from HISFDowntown, Manager, HI-San Francisco Downtown at Hostelling International- San Francisco/ DowntownResponded 1 week ago
Thank you for your review of our San Francisco City Center location. I'm happy to hear that you had an excellent stay. That pancake breakfast really is amazing!
Assistant General Manager, HI-San Francisco Downtown
I stayed at HI Hostels Downtown location for 2 nights over pride weekend because the other hostel I had been staying at (USA Hostels) was booked. There is no doubt that HI Downtown has good amenities and the most central location (several blocks closer to...More
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Response from HISFDowntown, Manager at Hostelling International- San Francisco/ DowntownResponded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for your review.
I'm sorry that you experienced difficulty sleeping during your stay due to the outside noise. Pride weekend is most definitely one of the louder weekends we experience. As you said, we're in the heart of things. I hope you enjoyed...More
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US$75 - US$207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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