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Reviews of HI-San Francisco Downtown (Union Square)

Hostel | 312 Mason Street, San Francisco, California, USA 94102-1704

89.1% Overall Rating

485 out of 535 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (26/02/2014)

Briana Currall thinks…

"Clean and well located. Our room was very hot though and it was winter. Otherwise it was 100%"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Fax
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

We are not-for-profit The San Francisco Downtown Hostel is operated by the Golden Gate Council of Hostelling International USA, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting intercultural understanding, environmental stewardship, and world peace through travel. There is an additional daily membership fee of $3 per adult for non-Hostelling International members. ***GROUPS LARGER THAN 7 MUST BOOK THROUGH THE HOSTELS GROUP SALES DEPARTMENT. ***

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89.1%

Overall Rating

485 out of 535 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'HI-San Francisco Downtown (Union Square)'

Atmosphere
88.0%
Location
98.4%
Facilities
87.2%
Cleanliness
87.2%
Staff
87.2%
Value
86.4%
Safety
89.6%
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68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

31 January 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

14 January 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Some of the staff are really friendly and helpful. The only shortcoming of the hostel is that the breakfast is not enough--only two pieces of bread per person.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

09 January 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

08 January 2007 would recommend this property

Liked: a fun friendly place to stay thank you

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 20% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

03 December 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: more friendly staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

03 December 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

15 November 2006 would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent location, very close to union square, bus & cable car station, and other shopping centers and attraction. Staff were helpful in accomodating our requests and help us with directions etc.

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

28 October 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

23 October 2006 would recommend this property

Liked: Nice atmosphereReally good locationLots of services offeredClean (and had character)

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

22 October 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Cheap Internet access; Daily offers for guided tours; Locker room ; Breakfast room; common room

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

20 October 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Big but peaceful, good for a tired traveller, friendly staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

19 October 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 40%

18 October 2006

Liked: Location

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

10 October 2006 would recommend this property

Liked: athmosfere so friendly

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

05 October 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Helpful staff, Location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

02 October 2006 would recommend this property

Liked: appearance and location

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 20%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

01 October 2006 would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

51.4%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

28 September 2006 would recommend this property

Liked: En suite bathrooms

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

20 September 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Pretty good location and almost clean room´s

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

19 September 2006 would recommend this property

Liked: Great location.We had our own bathroom which is really nice.

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

19 September 2006 would recommend this property

Liked: the location, cheap price which also included a bathroom aswell as a bed in the same room

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

11 September 2006 would recommend this property

Liked: location! Its right next to union square, which is the hub of most of the activity in SanFran, i.e. cable cars run frequently down to fishermans wharf

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Mark Schuppert

07 September 2006

Liked: It is very good located to Downtown, the CableCar and the subway. A good breakfast is included in the price.

Disliked: Mark left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

24 August 2006 would recommend this property

Liked: IT'S CONVENIENT TO THE DOWNTOWN

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

09 August 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Central location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.