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Amsterdam Hostel
2 out of 5
749 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA
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The price is CA $87 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of SF Playhouse, Westfield San Francisco Centre, and Warfield Theater. Fillmore Auditorium ...
3.1/5 (382 reviews)
"The property has special discount at $25 valet parking a block from it. Its locayed close to the trolley and close to attractions whixh is nice. The property is a little sad rundown building. When we arrived we were sceptical and it was quite dirty and messy inside. They were busy with construction ..."

Reviewed on Aug. 30, 2021

Amsterdam Hostel
Adelaide Hostel
2 out of 5
5 Isadora Duncan Lane, San Francisco, CA
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The price is CA $118 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of American Conservatory Theater, Warfield Theater, and Westfield San Francisco Centre. ...
3.9/5Good! (508 reviews)
"Todo estaba bien solo que no me gusta compartir el baño, pero estaba muy limpio y ordenado todo, exelente"

Reviewed on Sep. 4, 2021

Adelaide Hostel
Samesun San Francisco
1.5 out of 5
1475 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is CA $180 per night from Sep 25 to Sep 25
Located in Cow Hollow, this hostel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Museo Italo Americano and within 3 mi (5 km) of Fillmore Auditorium and Warfield Theater. Westfield ...
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HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel
2 out of 5
312 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA
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The price is CA $121 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 4
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 10-minute walk of American Conservatory Theater, Westfield San Francisco Centre, and ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (43 reviews)
"I booked a queen bedroom with private bathroom for 2 days. My room was pretty good. I met some staff and people that are helped me move in with my big luggage. The thing is the communal kitchen wasn’t as clean as I expected; people left dirty plates in the sink. I couldn’t find any scissors or kettle ..."

Reviewed on Aug. 26, 2021

HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel
FOUND Hotel San Francisco
3 out of 5
140 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Westfield San Francisco Centre and Warfield Theater. Fillmore Auditorium and Mission ...
3.8/5Good! (174 reviews)
"The youth that occupied the hotel. The easiness of checking in.. the easy going vibes. Its simply so ideal."

Reviewed on Aug. 2, 2021

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FOUND Hotel San Francisco
European Hostel
1.5 out of 5
761 Minna Street, San Francisco, CA
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The price is CA $68 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 22
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Orpheum Theater, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, and Van Ness Avenue. Asian Art Museum ...
2.6/5 (414 reviews)
"It is A Hostel and Everything there met up to expectations for the venue."

Reviewed on Jul. 28, 2021

European Hostel
Pacific Tradewinds Hostel
2 out of 5
680 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Old St. Mary's Cathedral, Westfield San Francisco Centre, and Warfield Theater. Alcatraz ...
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Brutal
"Excelente. Todo. Personal y servicios"

Reviewed on Jun. 14, 2021

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Pacific Tradewinds Hostel
Orange Village Hostel
1.5 out of 5
411 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA
Fully refundable
The price is CA $107 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of American Conservatory Theater, Warfield Theater, and Westfield San Francisco Centre. ...
3.7/5Good! (666 reviews)
"Experienced travelers will appreciate this gem for each private-room with a double-bed and its own private-bathroom."

Reviewed on Jul. 4, 2021

Orange Village Hostel
Music City Hotel - Home of the San Francisco Music Hall of Fame
1.5 out of 5
1353 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA
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The price is CA $107 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of The Regency Ballroom and Great American Music Hall. Lombard Street and Haight Street ...
3.2/5 (325 reviews)
I love this place.....
"Staff is very friendly and relatable. Housekeeping does a great job cleaning. Always peaceable and quiet feels like home."

Reviewed on Dec. 7, 2020

Music City Hotel - Home of the San Francisco Music Hall of Fame
Ansonia Hotel
2 out of 5
711 Post St, San Francisco, CA
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of American Conservatory Theater, Warfield Theater, and Westfield San Francisco Centre. ...
4.2/5Very Good! (5 reviews)
"N/a"

Reviewed on Jul. 19, 2021

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Ansonia Hotel
Minna Hotel
2 out of 5
509 Minna Street, San Francisco, CA
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of San Francisco Federal Building and Warfield Theater. Orpheum Theater and Westfield ...
3.1/5 (790 reviews)
SF Trip
"Hotel was going thru some renovations for the better. But during COVID-19 no amenities provided. Due to State Mandates. Will be better when state opens up, and amenities included."

Reviewed on Jun. 11, 2021

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Minna Hotel
DC Crashpad
2 out of 5
1640 Edgeworth Ave, Daly City, CA
Located in St. Francis, this hostel is 3 mi (4.8 km) from San Francisco State University and within 6 mi (10 km) of Ocean Beach and Pacifica Pier. Mt. Davidson ...
2.2/5 (161 reviews)

Reviewed on Dec. 4, 2020

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DC Crashpad
20Mission
2 out of 5
3491 20th St, San Francisco, CA
Located in Mission District, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of GLBT History Museum and Mission Dolores Park. Warfield Theater and Westfield San Francisco ...
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Elite Inn
1.5 out of 5
116 Turk Street, San Francisco, CA
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Warfield Theater and Westfield San Francisco Centre. Fillmore Auditorium and Mission ...
2.9/5 (25 reviews)
"The decorations in the room were nice and the bed was comfortable. There is a flight of stairs before the check-in, which is not ideal for a large amount of luggage. There is a locked gate on the outside of the building, so it felt safe."

Reviewed on Aug. 29, 2020

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Elite Inn
The Sentient SF
1.5 out of 5
179 Julian Ave, San Francisco, CA
Located in Mission District, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Haight Street and Mission Dolores Park. Warfield Theater and Westfield San Francisco Centre ...
2/5 (12 reviews)
Sharing toilets if beyond 60 yrs old, bad choice!
"I tried to stay in this hotel where you share the bathrooms, but it's not for me. I am at an age where I usually go to bathroom at least once between 11pm-6am, most nights. You have to wake up enough to take your own toilet tissue, disinfectant spray to toilet seat or seat covers. The showers were ..."

Reviewed on Jul. 6, 2015

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Hilton San Francisco Financial District

Hilton San Francisco Financial District

4 out of 5
750 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA
The price is CA $141 per night from Oct 10 to Oct 10
3.8/5Good! (3,103 reviews)
"We loved this property because it's had amazing views and a totally awesome location, right in Chinatown! It even has a cultural museum, so you can know the history of the area. We were in walking distance to coit tower, the pier, countless restaurants, and other modes of transportation just in case ..."

Reviewed on Sep. 20, 2021

Hilton San Francisco Financial District
The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

4.5 out of 5
335 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA
The price is CA $217 per night from Oct 14 to Oct 14
4.2/5Excellent! (1,844 reviews)
"was clean, staff friendly..no issues"

Reviewed on Sep. 21, 2021

The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square
San Francisco Marriott Marquis

San Francisco Marriott Marquis

4 out of 5
780 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA
The price is CA $222 per night from Oct 7 to Oct 7
4.3/5Excellent! (2,293 reviews)
"Restaurant inside was closed."

Reviewed on Sep. 22, 2021

San Francisco Marriott Marquis
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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
Natural Features
  • Palace of Fine Arts
  • Presidio of San Francisco
  • Twin Peaks
Cultural Attractions
  • Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
  • Louise Davies Symphony Hall
  • Exploratorium

In general, San Francisco is known for its:

  • Museums
  • Theater
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Monuments
  • Tours
  • Shopping

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.

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