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Reviewed 16 June 2016

my entire stay at PTW was filled with great experiences from listening to other travellers stories, to playing cards against humanity in the common room. My stay felt very safe and all the staff did an amazing job of making PTW feel like a home away from home

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Friendly, accommodating employees! Can't go wrong with this lovely community! There were all nationalities and age rages represented here, and the guests all seemed very respectful. This hostel stands out from the rest!

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Reviewed 7 June 2016

This is a very welcoming, friendly, clean with a nice community of travelers. I appreciated that it was close to public transportation. Great home base for someone trying to explore the city for a few days.

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Reviewed 1 June 2016

You've got to love coming back to this hostel over and over again. Not only because it's located strategically close to many places (Embarcadero, Little Italy, Chinatown, etc), but mostly because of the people and the vibe here. Being my third time, I was already used to the stairs -a nice cardio, for sure- and the warm welcoming you have...

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Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

I stayed for 10 nights as a first stop on my extended travels and by the end of my time in SF, Pacific Tradewinds really felt like home. The hostel is relatively small in scale so you can get to know people and its nice to come back to a familiar and welcoming space each day. The hostel is kept...

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Mainvilliers, France
Reviewed 24 May 2016

House was nice and clean and well located in SF. People are very welcoming over there with a very responsive team that will help you about check in, check out and other concerns. The place is a little bit crowded but that’s the purpose of that kind of place and means the quality of their reputation. Don’t forget that shared...

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Reviewed 24 May 2016

I only stayed for 2 nights, but it felt like I'd been there forever. The staff was incredible and were great folks to hang out with, on and off-duty. They were all very knowledgeable and clearly fond of the city; I got lots of good tips and they even showed us around when they weren't working. The lounge area was...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 May 2016

I was on crutches for my stay and was a bit worried about getting up the stairs with my bag. I could not believe how incredibly helpful the entire community was - everyone was going out of their way to make sure I was ok and able to get to where I needed to be. As a bonus the bunks...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Traveled as a solo female in May for a few nights and extremely enjoyed the company. This hostel attracts like minds who freely open up conversation and openly share conversations and activities that you're welcome to join. You definitely will make friends! During my stay there were mostly guys but also some older couples 50+.. everyone has a different tale...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This hostel is just amazing! The staff is so friendly, welcoming, interested in you and helpful (no matter if your questions are related to the Hostel or to San Fran or whatever) and knows your name even though I was only staying there for a night. The other guests have been so nice as well and I really felt at...

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Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s version of Wall Street. The rush of business people make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of historic and contemporary architecture, including the iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours, bars and restaurants quickly fill up with happy hour revelers. Stocks aren’t the only kind of market being followed, the Ferry Building Marketplace on the Embarcadero is a gourmet food emporium and farmers market that will satisfy anyone working up an appetite.
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Additional Information about Pacific Tradewinds Hostel

Address: 680 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94111-2510
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Financial District
Price Range: $54 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Pacific Tradewinds Hotel San Francisco
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“No choice; negotiation is possible. (I appropriated a lower berth, being almost 60 and not agile.)”
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 of 5 bubbles Veloise, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a lower floor if you can - those stairs are a pain!”
 of 5 bubbles 166erina, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“we can't choose rooms they will assign you beds.”
 of 5 bubbles , 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“As with most hostels - a good idea to bring your own lock for storage cupboards.”
 of 5 bubbles qsuzie52, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The two rooms I saw are the same, they overlook an office tower.”
 of 5 bubbles L9026GGjima, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
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