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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 I have to bring my own sheets? Sleeping bag?


  • • Complementary linen and blankets are provided at all HI-San Francisco hostels.
  • • Sleeping bags are not allowed.
  • • Unless stated in a brochure or on a Web site, call ahead and ask for the hostel\'s policy.