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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.
If you have a question that isn't included, please visit our Contact Us page.

How many people are considered a group?

In general, HI-San Francisco hostels consider eight (8) or more people traveling together a group. Other HI hostels may define a group as ten (10) or more people. If you have a smaller group but still have trip questions please Contact Us. We are happy to help you!