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USA Hostels San Francisco Reviews

711 Post Street, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA

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90%

Rating
2879 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 92%Facilities

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83%

Located only a few blocks from the train which makes it really easy to get to and from the airport (it was about $8.30 for a one way ticket from the airport to the train stop). Super close to Union Square and tons of bars and restaurants. Beds are pretty comfortable and room is nice and quite at night. Overall, I would recommend it for the price. San Francisco is a very walkable city and this hostel is close to lots of fun neighborhoods!


54%

Power outage one entire day, and staff though friendly is rather loud. Why do the have to shout while standing so close is beyond me.


83%

Very nice. I would recomend , though, that the schedule about the next activities (like walking on the city etc) would be more cleary announced in previous time (in a place easy to be observed) so that the guest could program themselves to participate.


94%

Great stay.Staff were more than helpful great activities and walking tour was really good and free too.

  • 2nd Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


94%

Would highly recommend to all friends! We stayed in a private room with a shared bathroom. The bathroom facility's are always clean and still very private. Staff extremely friendly and the location central, a great base for exploring San Francisco.

  • 1st Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

This hostel was amazing. Recommend it for anyone who wants to meet awesome people and who want to party. Plenty of opportunities available to interact with other travellers. Hands down most fun and best hostel I've stayed in so far.


94%

One of the best hostels I've stayed in regarding facilities and professionalism. The staff are engaging and helpful and there are a variety of events throughout the week to involve everyone. A little more expensive than some of the other hostels, but is well worth it.


91%

Great hostel with activities going on every night. If you're traveling alone, there's definitely plenty of opportunities for making new friends. Clean rooms, nice with slightly isolated bunk beds which gave some privacy, staff were very knowledgable about the area and the town. The only downside I can think of is that it's marginally pricier than other hostels - but in my eyes those few extra bucks were definitely worth it.

Owner Comment (Hide)
thanks so much for your kind words! And for supporting our slightly higher prices. You definitely get what you pay for in San Francisco and with our newly renovated public spaces, expanded breakfast, large lounge, library, theatre and yoga studio, we think we offer more than anyone else! Happy Travels.

69%

The location is a little sketchy, it is in downtown not the safest place.

  • 26th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Pakistan
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
It's unfortunate that you did not feel secure in our neighborhood. Lower Knob Hill, where we are located, is comfortable for most people. But everyone has their own level of comfort and San Francisco is a big city. We are surrounded by several high end hotels and a Marriott is being built next door, so for most people, the area is comfortable.

91%

We booked a group dorm for 4 - room 310, now notoriously known as the haunted room, as we sometimes had an empty bed, ie a ghost :) Was really funny with the receptionists trying to figure out what happened and why people are checking in and out, but a ghost remained...What was even greater - the whole cheerful gang at the hostel would approach us as friends or just to take us around SF. Tidy and quite (even at night), one could find friends to play games with or simply chat 24/7. RETURNING!

  • 24th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Bulgaria
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

pancakes for breakfast, cinema room, pool table, great events organised daily, awesome free walking tour. how can you not have an awesome time.

Owner Comment (Hide)
awww, thanks! We're glad to know our efforts are noticed. We're always thrilled when guests have a great time. Happy Travels.

69%

It was a good location and fun atmosphere. However, it is lame that even at $50 a night you have to make your own bed. The pillow is so flat it is essentially useless. Also, in the 4 days we were there I don't think our room had been cleaned. If you are simply looking for a place to sleep, this is it, but not much more.

  • 21st Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • All Female Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
We regret that you did not find all aspects of your stay enjoyable. We agree on the pillows and have a bunch of new ones on order now. It's fairly common for people to make their own beds in dorms and we feel our higher price is for the greater value we provide with free walking tours, free wine and cheese night, lots of activities, a newly renovated hostel with a large lounge, library, theatre and now a new yoga studio. We also have friendly staff and try hard to make each guest feel welcome

80%

Staff were so helpfull and fun! the rooms were clean and comfortable!

  • 19th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

The staff were friendly and helpful. There was always something going on at the hostel. The building was every secure. I felt safe in the rooms and in the main areas.

  • 15th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Great hostel


97%

It's was a pleasure to have stayed at this hostels. I recommend for everyone.


100%

Wow!!!! This has been the best hostel in the best city I've been too!! Great facilities and location, amazing staff ( esp Natalie with the walking tour!) Thanks for the great memories guys!


91%

Everyone was super friendly, the location was fantastic and services & facilities were excellent. Went on a city walking tour organized by the hostel, which was great. Staff was very helpful and approachable. Was also very content with the rooms.


94%

staff very helpfull


86%

Everything was truly perfect, except that huge insect walking on the breakfast table...


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