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What Is a Hostel?
If you're in the market for an affordable place to stay in San Francisco, one of the 15 hostels here could be a great option for you. No two hostels look identical, but these dormitory-style accommodations all offer the following:
- Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)
- Low prices
- A social atmosphere
Hostels are a great way to stay in San Francisco for a good value, so you can save your budget for sightseeing. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its museums and theaters.
Hostels in San Francisco
Ready to book a hostel in town? These ones have the best reviews from our travelers and could be a good place to start looking:
Minna Hotel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Warfield Theater and Golden Gate Theatre. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with desks.
USA Hostels San Francisco - Located within a 5-minute walk of SHN Curran Theatre. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a 24-hour front desk. You'll find showers in all rooms.
Amsterdam Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of SHN Curran Theatre. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with showers.
European Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and Louise Davies Symphony Hall. Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with showers.
Orange Village Hostel - Located steps from SHN Curran Theatre. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with lockers.
When Is the Best Time to Visit San Francisco?
The weather can be a big factor when you want to venture out and explore, so here's a little information about the seasons:
- The hottest months are typically September and October, while December and January are the coldest months
- January-March: Daytime temperatures average 62° F and nighttime temperatures average 45° F
- April-June: 67° F is the daytime average and 49° F is the nighttime average
- July-September: Daytime averages are around 70° F and nighttime averages are around 53° F
- October-December: The average temperatures are 70° F during the day and 45° F at night
- Average rainfall is 23.15 inches in a year
What Can I Do in San Francisco?
Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might like these places:Top Sights
- Westfield San Francisco Centre
- San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
- TransAmerica Pyramid
- Palace of Fine Arts
- Presidio of San Francisco
- Twin Peaks
- Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
- Louise Davies Symphony Hall
In general, San Francisco is known for its:
How to Get to San Francisco and Around the Area
You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), located 11.8 mi (19.1 km) away from the city center. An alternative is San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), located 11.9 mi (19.1 km) away. When you're out and about, you may want to use public transit to get around. Walk to nearby metro stations like Powell St. Station, Montgomery St. Station, and Civic Center Station. To see more of the surrounding area, hop on a train at San Francisco 4th and King Station, San Francisco 22nd Street Station, or San Francisco Bayshore Station.