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    Hostelling International- San Francisco/ Downtown

    312 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1704
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    Overview
    • 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
    Pool
    1.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 23 January 2015

    This hostel is so centrally located, it is about 2 blocks away from the Bart and Muni and pretty much in the centre of the shopping district (Macys, Sephora and major clothing companies) are all within a few blocks and a large CVS is also...More

    Thank lacouronne
    Reviewed 20 January 2015

    This hostel is average.We got a private room, not on the streetside so not noisy at nights. The beds and the bathrom were okey although the air was humid and the towels smelled chlorine. Cleaning was good, new towels every second day. The whole hostel...More

    1  Thank Chaselle
    Reviewed 15 January 2015 via mobile

    First the positive: great location and staff. Unfortunately the negatives outweigh the positives by far. As some other reviewers have mentioned street noise is an issue. Mason is a street with lots of activity. The noise is partly coming from the traffic and partly fron...More

    Thank Gianluca B
    Reviewed 5 January 2015

    On the Hostel website, they had stated a link with Lorries transport service at a rate of 14$ per person.Booked Lorrie's shuttle which was recommended by the hostel and had paid full but at 1am, Lorrie's shuttle failed to turn up at the airport. I...More

    3  Thank Kiran0905
    Response from HISFDowntown, Manager at Hostelling International- San Francisco/ DowntownResponded 8 January 2015

    Hello Kiran, I am very disappointed to hear about the difficulties which you had in getting to our property and the poor reception and assistance you recieved at our facility. The described actions of the staff member you mentioned not only go against the training...More

    Reviewed 1 January 2015

    + The hotel is perfectly located(next to the union square). The room is simple but clean. There is a small hairdryer available. The wifi signal was pretty good in the room. The breakfast if too simple though: some confiture, any kind of white cheese, bagels,...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$52 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Union Square
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    • Hostelling International- San Francisco/ Downtown Hotel San Francisco
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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
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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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