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San Francisco International Hostel

140 Mason street, San Francisco, USA, Distance from city centre: 0.4km

Rating: 70% from 96 reviews

  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 77%Staff
  • 72%Security
  • 57%Cleanliness
  • 87%Location
  • 71%Value for money
  • 60%Facilities

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  • I felt the management of this hostel was poor because when I arrived the hosetel, a staff put me in the male room, but I booked a female room. Additionally, since I've been in the hostel, many new customers came to our room although our room was already full. 2 weeks later, I came back to the room, there were two guys sleeping in my room, and they said the staff said this room is mix room, so I went to ask a staff what's happened, but they just told me change a room and gave me a key.
  • 57%
  • 23 Jun 2014 Hikari Japan
  • There was no breakfast just coffee and the floor downstairs in the common room was sticky all the time. Although two girls that shared the room with me left in the morning and two new girls came in the evening noone cleaned the room in the meantime; the stuff didn't even make the bed.
  • 54%
  • 14 Jun 2014 Anonymous Germany
  • Worst hostel ever! Rooms smell like urine, stains on the mattresses, no laundry facilities available, no sinks to brush your teeth (unless you pay extra) and there was only 3showeres in the whole building that actually worked, and they were a cold trickle! We left a day early because it was so bad
  • 46%
  • 09 Jun 2014 Niall
  • Loved the location and that is pretty much it. Facilities are not the greatest ones: there is only 1 washroom for the entire floor with 15 rooms. Rooms lack air conditioning. On the second night staff messed up with reservations and took my belongings to the reception. I was not very pleased finding that out at 1am and the guy in the lobby did feel my rage. Overall you get what you pay for, but I'm sure that you can get something better for same money.
  • 57%
  • 01 Jun 2014 Anonymous Ukraine
  • Very tiny rooms without any shower or toilet - I'm a seasoned hostel traveler and this was a first! This hostel has 3-5 showers and 2-3 toilets per 2 floors! (at least 10 rooms per floor x 4 people per room) - you do the math. No hook for the towel or shelves for the products in your shower cabin. Super small beds - I'm only 175 cm and couldn't stretch out my legs to rest properly - and when I did, my feet would touch the head of another person, because the beds are literally next to each other.
  • 71%
  • 23 May 2014 Anonymous Russia
  • I have not stayed in many hostels, but this one wasn't good. The only positive thing about it is the location, which is central. The hostel has 6 levels, and the elevator is about to break down any second. The room-size is OK. My bed was very uncomfortable. My room had a own bathroom, but the door woldn't lock and there was NO SOAP! There are lockers at the 1st floor, but there wasn't a single one free during my whole stay. Last but not least: don't forget your own towels (and soap)!
  • 54%
  • 16 May 2014 Anonymous Germany
  • The only upside to this hostel is how close it is to the transport on Market Street. The area that the hostel is in is a little bit dodgy off Market. Our room was on the 6th floor and it was an oven. We had to leave the door open constantly because the window opened into the hostel rather than actually outside, so there was no fresh air, and no way of turning the heat down. Not very clean, not enough bathrooms, not enough facilities in the kitchen, but very cheap so you get what you pay for.
  • 54%
  • 11 May 2014 Anonymous Scotland
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