I can certainly recommend this hostel. You walk in and it feels like a hotel, beautiful lobby and lounge area. The rooms are nice, clean and quiet. The staff are really knowledgeable and helpful.
Vintage is in, and HI-San Francisco City Center has all the charm and character that goes with it. Connect to the FREE WIFI in our 1920s marble-tiled lobby, mingle with travelers in the parlor-style cafe, or relax on the mahogany-railed mezzanine overlooking the lobby. For many a weary traveler, the best feature of all is the full, PRIVATE BATHROOM IN EVERY ROOM -- including dorms!The Prohibition-era speakeasy downstairs may not sell moonshine, but we more than make up for it with FREE BREAKFAST, $1 all-you-can-eat pancakes and eggs, and an EVENING CAFE serving beer, wine, and snacks 6 p.m. - midnight.From the hostel, join the FREE OR CHEAP ACTIVITIES we organize for guests: pub crawls, hostel dinners, walking tours of Chinatown, downtown, and more, museum visits, tea tastings, festival outings, and organized day trips to Muir Woods, wine country, Yosemite, and beyond.Off the beaten tourist path but still close to it all, the City Center Hostel is in between the gritty Tenderloin district and the clean marble columns of the city's Civic Center and arts districts. The neighborhood is a hub for some of the city's best cheap cuisine as well as great nightclubs and music venues, big and small. We're just 7 blocks from the Civic Center BART station, and we offer discounted shuttle service to and from the airport. Other amenities include free linens and towels, daily housekeeping, and a full professional-grade kitchen.--------------------'Stylish, newly renovated digs near alternative clubs and the city's best affordable restaurants.' --Collegian magazine'A sensational base camp for an assault on the city.' --Lonely Planet'A spiffy new hostel It's friendly, funky, and California cool: good for meeting other travelers, since there are plenty of activities laid on.' --Rough Guide--------------------HI-San Francisco City Center is operated by Hostelling International, a nonprofit membership-based organization. Non-members will be asked to pay a $3/night non-membership fee upon check-in.
685 Ellis Street CA 94109
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I can certainly recommend this hostel. You walk in and it feels like a hotel, beautiful lobby and lounge area. The rooms are nice, clean and quiet. The staff are really knowledgeable and helpful. The free breakfast is handy though nothing special and it would be nice to have more condiments than just jam, and the breakfast room is a little small for such a big hostel - but these are really small things. The only really big down point for this place is that it is in a distinctly dodgy area with lots of drunks, druggies and panhandlers around. Nevertheless it is quite central and good value overall.
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