Hostelling International- San Francisco/ Downtown

Address: 312 Mason St, San Francisco, California, 94102-1704, United States | Hostel
 
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This hostel, located on 312 Mason St, San Francisco, is near Glide Memorial United Methodist Church, American Conservatory Theater, Geary Theater, and Napa Valley Winery Exchange.
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          TravelPod Member ReviewsHostelling International- San Francisco/ Downtown

          Reviewed by tig.howells

          Super San Fran

          Reviewed Nov 10, 2015
          by (2 reviews) Nottingham , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          Great location, fab price and awesome staff. I really liked that there were activities organised so people could meet others.
          The social common room can be a bit unsocial as people tend to be on their phones/laptops in there and not talk. However once the ice is broken, in our case it was cards, people mingle and interact. So don't sit in silence!

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by raniroo

          Perfect location!

          Reviewed Nov 20, 2013
          by (9 reviews) Sydney , Australia Flag of Australia

          Clean and comfortable. Friendly and great location

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by wolters

          Good hostel

          Reviewed Aug 18, 2013
          by (14 reviews) , Denmark Flag of Denmark

          Good hostel with breakfast

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by rachelbnz

          Great hostel in good location

          Reviewed Jul 28, 2013
          by (2 reviews) Changes regularly , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          We stayed in a private room with en-suite which was comfortable, clean and relatively quiet (apart from the homeless guy outside singing at the top of his voice for most of the day and night.) The complimentary breakfast was served upstairs and included bagels, cream cheese, jam, porridge, fruit, tea and coffee. Location was great, very central and close to the bus routes.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by juniperberry

          Not a bad place

          Reviewed Sep 28, 2012
          by (1 review) Calgary , Canada Flag of Canada

          Place was in a great location.
          Nice to have the free breakfast (toast or bagels with the occasional fresh fruit). Great to base your sightseeing from. Fairly clean.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by snan

          Good Location

          Reviewed Jul 13, 2011
          by (3 reviews) North Battleford , Canada Flag of Canada

          We stayed at HI San Francisco Downtown for the first 7 nights we were in San Fran and then again 1 night before we left. Overall, I was very happy with it. The first 7 nights we were in room 511. It was clean and relatively quiet. We had a private room with a shared bathroom. The bathrooms were also clean and we there was never a time when we hd to wait in line or anything. The toilets had this built in sink on the tank that saves water. I though that was neat. The kitchen was clean and well maintained with nice window views of the street. The staff was very helpful and full of great recommendations for restraunts and directions.
          Our one night stay at the end of our trip was not as good. We were on the 2nd floor and it was very noisy from the front desk and people coming up the stairs all night. Also someone was smoking a lot of pot and it was drifting into our window, which was annoying. But hey, 7 good nights out of 8 isn't too shabby, right? :) And the location is awesome. 2 blocks from Union Square, 2 blocks from Bart Powell Station, F-line and the Trolly line.

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          Reviewed by debsndarren

          Good location, better room after moving, breakfast went downhill

          Reviewed Mar 5, 2011
          by (46 reviews) Leeds , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          allocated room 325...a box in the middle of the building...2 windows into a shaft. No air even though open, boiling hot even though its was early March. Squeezed in between the vending machine room which buzzed all night and was filled up at 11pm and the toilet and shower next door. Needless to say we moved rooms and upgraded to an en-suite double.

          For shared bathrooms there are only 2 toilets and 2 showers per floor which has 25 rooms per floor. Some of these are doubles and some are dorms, so if full you're looking at 50+ people! This explains why I had to wait 15 mins to use the loo.

          Includes free breakfast. First day there were loads of bagels, next day only 2 varieties to choose from, by the end of the week there was only bread. It looks like they only get the bagels delivered at the weekend.

          Once moved, our room was great. Hot shower, comfy bed and quiet room.

          Excellent location.

          The wi-fi was a bit up and down, but just about everyone there had a laptop so I guess it could have been traffic.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          TripAdvisor Reviews Hostelling International- San Francisco/ Downtown

          4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
           

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          Super San Francisco

          A travel blog entry by tig.howells on Nov 10, 2015

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          San Francisco was a city that I got to experience with a number of different people on sporadic days across a few weeks. Some tourist excursions, some social and of course some clinical.

          My first visit in to the city was with my friend Anya when we finished the road trip from Seattle. She had been before so made sure that we were up, on …

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