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    Union Square Backpacker's Hostel

    70 Derby St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1221
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    31/12/2017 01/01/2018
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    1 - 5 of 33 reviews

    Reviewed 27 November 2013

    Absolutely horrendous place! Me and my friend landed here after a lot of travelling and were just looking somewhere to relax. 1 of the guys on the reception told us the place had been over booked but kept reassuring us we could stay as another...More

    1  Thank Ratheenian
    Reviewed 28 October 2013

    I have been here 2 weeks ago and the hostel was horrible!! The staff is strange and the hostel itself stinks. If u planning to visit san Francisco u better book a hostel beforehand. If not, u will end up here. It seems that the...More

    2  Thank Har30
    Reviewed 21 October 2013

    like: Location is awesome. price is ok... DISLIKE: The staff was terrible unfriendly. the hostel was freezing cold. the bathrooms super super dirty, breakfast is a joke and bedrooms a super tiny. better spend a bit more and go to the neighbour. and on the...More

    Thank Merlinzauberer
    Reviewed 6 October 2013 via mobile

    Myself and a good friend of mine arrived back in San Fran after a few good nites in Vegas. Next day we were flying back 2 Ireland so we just needed 2 chill out and get sum last minute presents etc. After arriving at the...More

    Thank Paul C
    Reviewed 11 July 2013 via mobile

    Why cant i choose a score of 0? Please dont stay here. One of the girls im travelling with got bed bug bites and the room stunk. We checked in on time and they had no linen ready for us and they moved people out...More

    Thank Ajk91
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    • Number of rooms
    • 12
    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • San Francisco >
    • Union Square
    • Also Known As
    • Union Square Backpacker`s Hotel San Francisco
    Union Square
    Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
    in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
    city's premier shopping and entertainment district
    containing the largest number of upscale department
    stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
    the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
    locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
    enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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