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Encore Express Hotel/Hostel

1353 Bush Street, San Francisco CA, San Francisco, USA, Distance from city centre: 1km

Rating: 82% from 25 reviews

  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 88%Staff
  • 88%Security
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 83%Location
  • 80%Value for money
  • 73%Facilities

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  • Nice stay in this hostel. Really clean and feels secure with swipe card access on all doors (including bathrooms). They'll organise an airport shuttle for you for only $16 - best deal I could find! The staff are all friendly and willing to help. Couple of small negatives - there's only 1 washer and dryer, shared with housekeeping, so they're often occupied for most of the day washing sheets; there's no communal area; and there's no curtains in the dorm.
  • 86%
  • 16 Jun 2016 Abbey Scotland
  • See previous review.
  • 86%
  • 22 May 2016 Anonymous England
  • The staff were friendly and helpful on check-in. The dorm room was clean and comfortable. However I was disappointed that there wasn't a common room or kitchen which most hostels have.
  • 86%
  • 21 May 2016 Anonymous England
  • I wasn't sure what to expect when we booked our stay here because I don't have much experience with discount hotels but my boyfriend and I were extremely pleased with what we got! We had a private room with a shared bathroom but the bathrooms were kept very clean and I never had to wait for one to be open. In our room we had a fridge, tv, and sink (so I didn't have to go out to brush my teeth) and the room itself was very clean and comfortable. I *highly* recommend this hotel!
  • 89%
  • 25 Mar 2016 Anonymous USA
  • The staff was so helpful and my bed was super comfortable! I will definitely return here for my next visit to SF.
  • 100%
  • 18 Feb 2016 Carolyn USA
  • Very good experience, nice staff, clean, safe, great location. No common room, but the rooms had a sink and small fridge and showers great. There is a music studio below and loud into the night, but the rooms have thick walls so the sound was muffled enough to not disturb my sleep for long. Would recommend!
  • 91%
  • 25 Jan 2016 Anonymous USA
  • Lovely and helpful crew. Safe location. Clean. Really good value, coazy. Really enjoyed this place. Recommend this. No kitchen and commonroom.
  • 89%
  • 22 Jan 2016 simon Norway
  • I didn't like the lack of a common room or kitchen. but I liked the atmosphere, the laundry, the free coffee, and especially the staff. The night front desk clerk, Kevin, is the nicest and most approachable front desk clerk I've ever seen.
  • 86%
  • 01 Nov 2015 Sheila USA
  • Stayed in the 6-bed male dorm with private bathroom. The room and bathroom were always very clean. For young people that like going to hostels to meet new people this Hostel misses a common area, other than that it is a very good place.
  • 71%
  • 15 Oct 2015 Anonymous Brazil
  • In the words of a friend I met there, "This hostel is bitchin'."
  • 77%
  • 06 Sep 2015 Edward USA
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