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Reviews of San Francisco International Hostel

Hostel | 140 Mason Street, San Francisco, California, USA 94102

73.6% Overall Rating

749 out of 943 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (13/04/2015)

Alisan BARCA thinks…

"really perfect location..you can come from airport by subway..really easy to find to hostel..staff was very helpfull and smiley..its on the main street..near by public.transportation resataurants and…"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Bicycle hire
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 4.00

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

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73.6%

Overall Rating

749 out of 943 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'San Francisco International Hostel'

Atmosphere
75.2%
Location
85.6%
Facilities
66.4%
Cleanliness
64.8%
Staff
79.2%
Value
72.8%
Safety
71.2%
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91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

15 April 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It has a big dining area and spacious kitchen and a relax atmophere

Disliked: The room I was given was good but its on the road side and its very noisy early morning as there is dump truck picking up rubbish around 5am and very disturbing.

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

Alisan BARCA

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

13 April 2015 Alisan would recommend this property

Liked: really perfect location..you can come from airport by subway..really easy to find to hostel..staff was very helpfull and smiley..its on the main street..near by public.transportation resataurants and supermarkets...you can go where you want..

Disliked: some bathrooms so small :-) hard to go out :-) good hostel

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Luca Messina

With friends / other travellers

City break

10 April 2015 Luca would recommend this property

Liked: Location is perfect and compared to San Francisco prices it is a rather cheap option.

Disliked: Level of cleanliness could be better.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

howard lowe

Alone

Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Work / volunteering

15 March 2015 howard would recommend this property

Liked: CLOSE TO POWELL BART,PANDORA KARAOKE LOUNGE AROUND CORNERl

Disliked: howard left no negative feedback.

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

Jérson Magalhães

Alone

City break
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Shopping

14 March 2015 Jérson would recommend this property

Liked: Free beer at weekends!

Disliked: Nothing to say about this

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

13 March 2015

Liked: Not much. Only the location

Disliked: Shocking kitchen. Haven't seen a kitchen as dirty as that one. Lift is old and broken. The hostel covers 6 levels so walking the stairs with luggage is terrible. Staff are friendly but not that helpful. Full of volunteers who don't have much knowledge of San Fran and they promote a bike company which is pretty ordinary

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

Customer review

Alone

City break

09 March 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location!

Disliked: When You Booked In, You Have To Sign a Papper, $200 Fine, If you Smok In The Room, And I was Told If you Put Powder In To the Washing Machine, You Have To Pay $200 Fine, So Many Thing you Have To pay $200 Fine For!

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

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

08 March 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staffs are friendly.

Disliked: It is not easy to find an available bathroom during the rush hour in the morning or at night.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Aïda Mbesot

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

01 March 2015 Aïda would recommend this property

Liked: The atmosphere of the house and abordable privés compare to qualité.

Disliked: The free breakfast...

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

27 February 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent location, awsome staff , good price

Disliked: No comments

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

Natalia Arnoldi Paranhos da Silva

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

26 February 2015 Natalia would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, friendly, great location, secure.

Disliked: Nothing

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

25 February 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Interesting layout, good location (close to transportation),friendly staff

Disliked: It's fairly close to a bad neighborhood so there's often shady characters outside

80.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

24 February 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff are really friendly and helpful.

Disliked: There are only a few bathrooms and they are old and cannot function properly. It is super stupid to have bathrooms without basin for hand-washing and you have to go back to your room to wash your hands. This is absolutely unhygienic.

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

Marc Perrot

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

18 February 2015 Marc would recommend this property

Liked: The staff are really friendly and there are a number of activities offered by the hostel. Location is great, really close to Market St.

Disliked: The wifi is alright in the common room, but doesn't work well in the dorm rooms. The hostel could definitely use some updating, and there were no lockers in the rooms (though there are some on the first floor).

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

Robin Lukas Marius Koenig

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

18 February 2015 Robin Lukas Marius would recommend this property

Liked: Big kitchen, nice lobby

Disliked: Internet connection

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

17 February 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: A lot of ambience and good location in the center of the city.

Disliked: A bit old in general, and poor breakfast.

37.1%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Peter Braden

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

16 February 2015

Liked: Checking out.

Disliked: Insincere, lousy service. This is a really grubby place. There are better options in SF.

20.0%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Luca Plotti

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

16 February 2015

Liked: Nothing

Disliked: Everyt single second spent inside

45.7%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

14 February 2015

Liked: It's cheap and it's well-located.

Disliked: I didn't feel safe with my stuff here, the bed was small and not very comfortable. Most of the restrooms were nasty and the showers badly maintained.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

02 February 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff great.

Disliked: Could do with lockers, power outlets and bed lights in rooms. And Thicker Matressess!

31.4%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With a large group / tour

Business / conference

27 January 2015

Liked: Cheap

Disliked: The front desk staff were very aggressive- they were nice to me, but lots of people were arguing with them because I think the staff has a habit of pissing them off.

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

Arun Gupta

Alone

Business / conference
Sightseeing & culture

24 January 2015 Arun would recommend this property

Liked: free wifi, tea/coffee, no curfew. cleanliness

Disliked: nothing except kitchen hours being only 5am to 1130 and 1300 to 2200

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

17 January 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good hostel great location

Disliked: Nothing really

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

mal pitour

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

09 January 2015 mal would recommend this property

Liked: AWESOME

Disliked: I LOVED EVERYTHING :)

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

mal pitour

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

09 January 2015 mal would recommend this property

Liked: The staff, location, clean place. I'll return.

Disliked: nothing