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116 Turk Street, Tenderloin, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States of America – Show map
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No parking available.
Airport Shuttle (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Baggage Storage, Fax/Photocopying
Non-smoking Rooms, Heating, Designated Smoking Area
From 3:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child under 12 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.
One older child or adult is charged USD 10 per person per night when using existing beds.
Extra beds are not available.
One child under 2 years stays free of charge in a crib.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Price and proximity.
Everything else were poor.
This hostel is near the homeless shelter, you can imagine what will happen!
The staff were helpful. Great value for area. The tv in the room was excellent.
The only major problem was there seemed to be a smoking area for some community social service group outside the window and the conversations were often loud. However i cant see how the hotel owners could do anything about this.
The front desk guy was really chill and helpful.
I woke up to bed bugs all over the floor and bed. I have bites all over me. Not very clean.
Bed was comfortable.
They tried to take a copy of my credit card and driver's license.
Location. Had rooms last minute.
Filthy place. Can cope with the filth grime for a night or two.. after three nights my skin was crawling. Also only one working shower in the whole hotel, so a few of us were all trying to beat each other to the shower.. most awkward.
When i showed up the office attendent was rude and acted like it was a discomfort to check us in. The room was very dirty, and all through the night i heard yelling and shouting as if someone was having a party on the floor below
The employee is good
Many homeless in the area, no fan in the room if come at summer will be suffer Can hear the noisy from outside clearly
"Cheap" rates Ubication near market street Free wifi
No air conditioner Ubication on conflictive street No elevator
There was no A/C or fan also no breese when windos wer open the staff riped us off with the payment and were rude about it i would not trust these people also the location is terrible and the hostel is dirty
The only thing good about this hotel is that u can walk 2 blocks and u gonna be in the middle of unión square, the locaction is good two blocks away from the hotel, but Where the hotel is the street is full of weird people and its Also a little bit dangerous, do not go there u can find for that price or may be 10 dollars more defenitly a nicer hotel
Everything, dirty, no one helps u to take your luggage to your room, the bed had a huge hole in the middle like the grand canyon, we were staying on a room with street view and we couldnt sleep well any single night because there is people yealoing and scraming doing a lot of trouble, the cops shown up every 1 hour for these people, do not go there
Nothing. Although the location is right down town is also in the worst part of town. Turk St is notorious for addicts and dealers.
Dirty and unsafe. Too many dealers, addicts, and bums.
- close to city center (near to heart of Market st.) - price and quality
- noise from street through the night - street and some homeless - no elevator
even though the location is real really downtown (2 min walk to Powell, the only thing we liked) it's one of the most rundown areas of SF. many homeless and drug addicts in this area. made is feel uncomfortable.
smell, not clean at all (toilets weren't cleaned two days in a row), no A/C or fan in the room (almost too hot during our stay, but we got a small fan for free), not worth the money at all
Not only was it disgusting, in a bad neighborhood, poor facilities, but my boyfriend and I both got bitten by bed bugs!!!
Location wifi helpful staff
Plugs in our room were out of order
Good place to sleep and go go around the City days and loooooooooooooolllll
I would like to say truely-really never ever go there! The whole area (tenderloin) has the most violence in the whole area of san fran. Please, trust me, don't go there. Junky's and crack- victims on every few steps! It's just not safe in this area.
The guy at the front was pleasant and took my request to cancel the second night very well. And I suppose internet was also a positive.
The location. While it is basically in the heart of SF, it's also surrounded by an apparently impoverished community. The parking WAS a serious issue. All the blocks nearby are metered, so if you want to find close parking then you'll have to pay a parking lot. I parked in the avenues, west side, where there is unmetered street parking and then bused up to the hostel. Not a fun hike with all our stuff. In order to get the lobby you have to go up a flight and a half of stairs, so if you have a mobility issue then this place probably won't work. The front desk is behind glass with a little window at the bottom, like at a bank. Our room had a window, with the view of a fire escape and piles of trashbags. The window and the areas you could see outside were literally COVERED in pidgeon droppings. Throughout the day I could also hear, in detail, the conversations of what sounded like 20 men standing down below. (I believe they came out of a different building.) One of the toilet rooms had a hole in the window. The room consisted of a bed, a dresser, two night stands, a computer chair in what used to be a closet but now has no doors, a sink, and mirror. There doesn't appear to be much in the way of housekeeping. The sheets are changed, the sink and floor were clean, etc. But previous guests and scribbled stuff on the wall which was perfectly visible. The satellite TV was nice, when it worked, which it didn't when we arrived. It did that night. After we walked in and looked around, we knew we had made a mistake. We cancelled the second night and continued our road trip a day early. The guy in the front seemed used to this request, and we got our refund later that day. Throughout the evening we could hear bangs and what sounded like furniture moving on the floor above us. Overall an unpleasant experience. I honestly wouldn't even say this place is worth the price, unless you ABSOLUTELY need to be in that part of SF and can ONLY afford this place.
- location, value for money and cleanses.
area is full of homeless people, but they are harmless. Manager was nice, but other staff is not twice friendly.
The staff was okay I guess and the WiFi worked.
This Hostel is on Turk street near Market street, while near downtown Turk street is one of the worst streets I've been to in San Francisco, you really won't feel safe there, especially at night.
close to central
drunk, high,agressive homeless people barbecuing right under the window dangerous, noisy neighborhood
The youth hostel was in a bit of a dodgy area of the city, when stepping outside to smoke at night you may be asked to give up your phone which was the case for us. However, if you walk a few blocks over you are back to normal safe San Francisco.
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