International Student Center

1188 Folsom Street, San Francisco, California, 94103, United States
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Terrible (1.0 out of 5.0) 2 reviews
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Just central, that's all!

Terrible (1.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on October 13, 2002

The New Central Hostel.

Dirty, noisy and very basic. I paid approx USD28.50/nite for a single room. Dorms are cheaper (and even noisier).

Yes, it is central, and yes, it is a hostel. But new? Not really. At the end of Market Street, this hostel is located in the Tenderloin area, one of the worse neighbourhoods in San Francisco. Often described as seedy, this neighbourhood is home to drug dealers and addicts, prostitutes and beggars. You have to stay alert 24/7, ignore the beggars and watch your belongings at any time. I stayed at this hostel for 3 nights and honestly, I didn't feel safe.

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Cozy, Secure, Friendly

by written on September 12, 2002

$15/bed in Dec. 2001

Unique Quality: offer a clean, modern and friendly international hostel in a central location with helpful staff, free coffee and tea, kitchen, open 24hours. proof of international travel needed.

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