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Frequently-Asked Questions

FAQs are a great starting point to learn more about hostelling and Hostelling International. Included is a list of commonly asked questions from travelers and guests.
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Do hostels have chores?


  • • HI-San Francisco hostels have professional cleaning staff.
  • • Guests are asked to pick up after themselves.
  • • Key traffic areas are the kitchen and living area.