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San Francisco Hostels

Clean, safe, affordable lodgings

in three great locations!

Downtown hostel more info page
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Downtown San Francisco hostel

Only one block from the excitement of Union Square, this former hotel has small dorms, single or double private rooms and colorful common areas. Free breakfast served daily..

HI-Downtown hostel offers free or low-cost activities and tours for American and international budget travelers -- A fun, friendly way to explore San Francisco.

Best location for shopping, theater, cable cars and city thrills.

City Center hostel more info page
HI-City Center online reservations City Center hostel more info page

Luxury living at hostel prices

Students, travelers and families love this former boutique hotel turned hostel. HI-City Center features small dorms and private rooms with private bathrooms.

Renovated in 2005, the hostel offers a professional-grade kitchen, gracious common areas, and a cafe serving free breakfast daily. Meet other travelers at pancake breakfasts, pub crawls and other fun activities.

Best location for cheap ethnic eats, cool bars and live music performances.

Fisherman's Wharf hostel more info page
HI-Fisherman's Wharf online reservations Fisherman's Wharf hostel more info page

Beautiful National Park hostel

The first and ever-popular hostel, HI-Fisherman's Wharf offers unbeatable views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and Angel Island.

Free breakfast, free parking, and an on-site café make this hostel a favorite among international backpackers, families and groups. Easy walk to Pier 39, cable cars and Ghirardelli Square.

Best location for bay views, runners, bike and kayak rentals, and outdoor fun.

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