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Top Rated Hostels in San Francisco, USA

HI San Francisco - Downtown 91%

1. HI San Francisco - Downtown

Hostel
312 Mason Street

Atmosphere 94%

Cleanliness 91%

Facilities 89%

Location 94%

Safety 93%

Staff 96%

Value 82%

263 out of 282 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend HI San Francisco - Downtown

06 May 2016 86%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year
Age Range: 31-40

Nice location...

would recommend this property

12 Feb 2016 91%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Visiting friends or family
Age Range: 41+

Location

would recommend this property

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Green Tortoise Hostel 90%

2. Green Tortoise Hostel

Hostel
494 Broadway

Atmosphere 90%

Cleanliness 86%

Facilities 92%

Location 92%

Safety 92%

Staff 90%

Value 87%

166 out of 170 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Green Tortoise Hostel

26 Mar 2016 100%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Shopping Work / volunteering
Age Range: 25-30

location

would recommend this property

15 Jan 2016 100%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Visiting friends or family
Age Range: 41+

Lots of activities for travelers to get to know other travelers especially for those traveling alone. Fun atmosphere!

would recommend this property

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USA Hostels San Francisco 89%

3. USA Hostels San Francisco

Hostel
711 Post Street, San Francisco

Atmosphere 87%

Cleanliness 86%

Facilities 90%

Location 90%

Safety 93%

Staff 90%

Value 86%

297 out of 305 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend USA Hostels San Francisco

30 Jun 2016 97%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture
Age Range: 41+

Great facilities and staff very helpful.

would recommend this property

25 Mar 2016 89%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture
Age Range: 31-40

Cleanliness

would recommend this property

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Red Roof Inn San Francisco Airport 86%

4. Red Roof Inn San Francisco Airport

Hotel
777 Airport Boulevard, Burlingame

Atmosphere 89%

Cleanliness 89%

Facilities 80%

Location 86%

Safety 91%

Staff 89%

Value 86%

7 out of 7 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Red Roof Inn San Francisco Airport

01 Sep 2014 71%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Family Holiday Shopping Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

near airport. free airport shuttle. quiet. nice environment: walkable to bayfront park. rooms are adequate, clean.

would recommend this property

08 Aug 2014 74%
Travel Type: As a family with children
Trip Type: Family Holiday

Restaurant down stairs and shuttle service was good

would recommend this property

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HI San Francisco - Fisherman's Wharf 86%

5. HI San Francisco - Fisherman's Wharf

Hostel
Building #240, Fort Mason

Atmosphere 90%

Cleanliness 81%

Facilities 86%

Location 90%

Safety 85%

Staff 86%

Value 81%

71 out of 77 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend HI San Francisco - Fisherman's Wharf

12 Jul 2016 94%
Travel Type: With a large group / tour
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Business / conference Sightseeing & culture
Age Range: 25-30

View to the Golden Gate Bridge

would recommend this property

01 Oct 2015 83%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Work / volunteering

No comment.good stay..too expensive.

would recommend this property

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HI San Francisco - City Center 84%

6. HI San Francisco - City Center

Hostel
685 Ellis Street, CA 94109

Atmosphere 93%

Cleanliness 87%

Facilities 87%

Location 66%

Safety 80%

Staff 90%

Value 84%

100 out of 112 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend HI San Francisco - City Center

27 Jun 2016 89%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Family Holiday Sightseeing & culture
Age Range: 25-30

Rooms were clean with nice matresses. Good breakfast. Nice helpful staff.

would recommend this property

02 Jun 2016 63%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture
Age Range: 18-24

The general feel of the hostel was very cosy and welcoming.

would recommend this property

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Encore Express Hotel/Hostel 81%

7. Encore Express Hotel/Hostel

Hostel
1353 Bush Street, San Francisco CA

Atmosphere 74%

Cleanliness 86%

Facilities 70%

Location 82%

Safety 86%

Staff 88%

Value 80%

130 out of 149 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Encore Express Hotel/Hostel

11 Dec 2015 54%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Visiting friends or family

-One of the cheapest in SF-Good wifi

22 Oct 2015 91%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Great location as plenty of bars and restaurants can be found on Polk St. and busservice is available nearby

would recommend this property

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Orange Village Hostel 80%

8. Orange Village Hostel

Hostel
411 O'Farrell street

Atmosphere 75%

Cleanliness 81%

Facilities 77%

Location 90%

Safety 82%

Staff 82%

Value 70%

183 out of 228 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Orange Village Hostel

10 May 2016 97%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year
Age Range: 41+

Great the best is breakfast andlocation

would recommend this property

30 Dec 2015 83%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers

Very helpful staff, nice atmosphere, safe feeling in the hostel. Breakfast and wi-fi included.

would recommend this property

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Luz Hotel 79%

9. Luz Hotel

Hotel
725 Geary St.

Atmosphere 76%

Cleanliness 74%

Facilities 69%

Location 83%

Safety 77%

Staff 93%

Value 76%

13 out of 15 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Luz Hotel

06 Apr 2015 69%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture

good location, helpful and friendly staff, fair price, nice atmospherecompared to other hotels/hostels in SFO, prices are fair - therefor I recommend it to other travellers. But there are quite some drawbacks as you can read in the "dislike" section

would recommend this property

28 Aug 2014 91%
Travel Type: As a family with children
Trip Type: Family Holiday Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Super helpful n friendly staff, central location.

would recommend this property

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Amsterdam Hostel 73%

10. Amsterdam Hostel

Hostel
749 Taylor Street

Atmosphere 64%

Cleanliness 73%

Facilities 68%

Location 82%

Safety 75%

Staff 75%

Value 73%

181 out of 222 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Amsterdam Hostel

20 Jun 2016 77%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture
Age Range: 18-24

We had a relatively clean room and the property was centrally located.

would recommend this property

02 Dec 2015 100%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

its location

would recommend this property

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