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Fantastic well equipped hostel - safe, friendly, well positioned, it really ticks all the boxes. I stayed in a four bed female only dorm which had its own bathroom which was great. The complimentary breakfast was a great way to start the day and having...More
I stayed 4 nights with my elderly mother and could not be happier with the accommodations, the location, and the staff at the HI Downtown Hostel. We opted for a 4 bed female dorm with on suite bathroom and have NO regrets! All bedding/towels are...More
Service excellent, staff very attentive and have everything ready on arrival with great comms and excellent excursions all on offer for guests.
The rooms are clean and tidy, quite a rustic building, fairly noisy, but as a hostel traveller one always has ear plugs!
I booked this several months ago before my holiday, as I was traveling independently, and didn't want to share room or bathroom, so I booked a twin bedroom en suite, in case someone joined me later on my trip.
The hostel isn't that far from...More
This place is located in Union Square and was only a few blocks from the Bart station. It is in a very central location. Overall, the place is clean enough if you have limited budget to spend. There are all kinds of people staying here,...More
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US$47 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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
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 that it was unsafe nor did I encounter anything particularly "shady". Like another user said, it's very close to Union Square, a place buzzing with tourists and people.
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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"