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HI-City Center

Jose Lima, GM
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HI-Fisherman's Wharf

Jeanne Comaskey, GM
Michael Byrnes, AGM
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Jim Diskin, GM
Chaka Miller, AGM
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A 25-yr travel leader

In 1980 San Francisco's first Hostelling International hostel opened near the Golden Gate Bridge. HI-Fisherman's Wharf was an instant success and served as a model for America's urban hostels, including HI-Downtown (1982) and HI-City Center (2001).

For the last 25 years, budget-savvy travelers have turned to our hostels because we provide a quality experience at a great price.

We also back our bargain prices with a promise to provide top-quality service from online reservations to check-in at the front desk.

In a world of bland chains HI hostels offer a one-of-a-kind experience where travelers meet one another and explore the city with new friends.

SFHostels was built to save travelers time and money while showcasing what everyone's favorite city has to offer.

Welcome to HI!
We hope you enjoy your stay.

About HI

The most recommended hostels in the world.

Hostelling International is a network of more than 5,000 hostels in 60 countries (85 U.S. hostels).

Global standards you can trust.

"HI" and the blue triangle logo are an international seal of approval. HI hostels guarantee exceptional service, cleanliness and security.

Locally owned and community- based.

Non-profit Golden Gate Council operates HI-San Francisco hostels and seven additional Northern California destinations. Our hostels are designed to bring together people of all ages and backgrounds and to encourge intercultural exchange and stewardship of the earth.

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