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    Hostelling International- San Francisco/ Downtown

    312 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1704
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    • Excellent30%
    • Very good49%
    • 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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    8 Oct9 Oct
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 24 December 2014 via mobile

    My first time staying at a hostel... This place is wicked! Very, very central to everything - cable cars, union square, restaurants, theatre, big bus pickup/drop off and shopping. I stayed in my own private room and shared the bathrooms with others on the same...More

    Thank Briony H
    Reviewed 17 December 2014

    I stayed here one night. I traveled solo and stayed in a four bed dorm room. I met two really nice guys that were staying in my room. The reception staff was very friendly. The rooms get hot at night, so you need to leave...More

    Thank Carl T
    Reviewed 13 December 2014

    A friend and I stayed at the hostel and found it to be clean and charming. The stay was great from check-in, to local eateries and check-out. We stayed in a private room and would stay at this location again. It is close to many...More

    1  Thank pnutsmommyMN
    Reviewed 11 December 2014

    I stayed with my girlfriend in a private room, and had no problem. The room was very good, ok the bad could be more comfortable. The shared bathroom in the floor was always clean, had a great quantity (I guess 3, being to two with...More

    Thank Paulo L
    Reviewed 7 December 2014

    I liked this place! Excellent location and friendly staff. My room had an en-suite bathroom which was a bit small. The room itself was not huge, but did the job. Would not hesitate in coming back again!

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    in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
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    containing the largest number of upscale department
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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
    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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