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Reviews of HI - San Francisco - Downtown

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

91.3% Overall Rating

506 out of 558 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (03/07/2014)

"The hostel had a great atmosphere and offered lots of activities to keep travellers busy. The breakfast bagels were delicious and the kitchen well run."

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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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91.3%

Overall Rating

506 out of 558 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'HI - San Francisco - Downtown'

Atmosphere
90.4%
Location
96.8%
Facilities
91.2%
Cleanliness
92.8%
Staff
94.4%
Value
84.0%
Safety
89.6%
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77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

13 June 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

11 June 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location, friendly staff, and convinience.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

10 June 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the location and helpfull staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

09 June 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

31 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

16 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

15 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: price and location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

14 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I didn't stay for long, but there are activities everyday if you want to join in, which is great for meeting people. Breakfast was included too. The hostel is just a couple of blocks from the cable car and shopping centre, so it's a convenient location. A great place to stay.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

05 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good rooms - only 4 beds and en-suite.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Laura Bonetti

16 April 2007 Laura would recommend this property

Liked: Locationnnn!

Disliked: Laura left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

25 March 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: its convienient location close to union square and the friendliness of the stuff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

jenny a paniagua

19 March 2007 jenny a would recommend this property

Liked: security, location

Disliked: jenny a left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

21 February 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location +++++++

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

15 February 2007 would recommend this property

Liked: enjoyed the private bath,but unfortunately the shower was not working, maybe we were just unlucky.

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

01 February 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Reading room

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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.