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Featured Hostels in San Francisco

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Minna Hotel
Minna Hotel
2.0 out of 5.0 509 Minna Street, San Francisco, CA
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C$78
3.2/5 (550 reviews)

location,pleasent and silence.Very kind and helpfull staff.

Reviewed on 26 May 2019
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Warfield Theater and Golden Gate Theatre. Westfield San Francisco Centre and Powell ...
Pacific Euro Hotel
Pacific Euro Hotel
2.0 out of 5.0 868 Main St, Redwood City, CA
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C$118
3.4/5 (630 reviews)

Really efficient and helpful staff. The facility is beautiful outside and in the lobby, but a little run down inside. No AC (at least on the 1st floor) but my room was still quite comfortable, even though it hovered at about 100 degrees outside all day. A very good value. Would happily stay there ...

Reviewed on 11 Jun. 2019
Situated in Redwood City, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Fox Theatre and Woodside Central Shopping Center. Menlo College and Hiller Aviation Museum are ...
European Hostel
European Hostel
1.5 out of 5.0 761 Minna Street, San Francisco, CA
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C$112
2.5/5 (322 reviews)

I liked that I was able to find this last-minute. I also liked the fact that the hotel was a bit secluded; I felt special in a way.

Reviewed on 8 Apr. 2019
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Orpheum Theater, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, and Louise Davies Symphony Hall. ...
USA Hostels San Francisco
USA Hostels San Francisco
2.0 out of 5.0 711 Post Street, San Francisco, CA
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C$204
4.2/5 (336 reviews)

I liked how this hostel was clean. And location was just awesome!

Reviewed on 20 Apr. 2019
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Westfield San Francisco Centre and Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. San Francisco ...
Adelaide Hostel
Adelaide Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 5 Isadora Duncan Lane, San Francisco, CA
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C$197
3.8/5 (446 reviews)

NICE hostel in SF NICE hostel in SF NICE hostel in SF

Reviewed on 27 May 2019
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of SHN Curran Theatre, Westfield San Francisco Centre, and Golden Gate Theatre. Powell ...
Orange Village Hostel
Orange Village Hostel
1.5 out of 5.0 411 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA
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C$140
3.7/5 (571 reviews)

Bathroom does not have a place to put soap n shampoo n hooks for hanging clothes. Will be helpful to have that. Will be helpful to have some plates and bowls in the pantry too.

Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2019
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of SHN Curran Theatre, Westfield San Francisco Centre, and Golden Gate Theatre. Warfield ...
Amsterdam Hostel
Amsterdam Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 749 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA
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C$134
3.2/5 (297 reviews)

Great location. Free Breakfast. Laundry room. Lots of sitting areas to hangout.

Reviewed on 14 Jun. 2019
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Grace Cathedral and SHN Curran Theatre. Westfield San Francisco Centre and Golden ...
HI Point Montara Lighthouse Hostel
HI Point Montara Lighthouse Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 16th Street and Highway 1, Montara, CA
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4.5/5 (101 reviews)

Amazing location.with breath taking views! Great amenities included use of a full kitchen(dishes and silverware too!) Great common areas, including a large sit down table in the kitchen with a huge window overlooking the ocean. Exceptional value!

Reviewed on 10 Mar. 2019
Nestled on the beach, this Montara hostel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Montara State Beach and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Mavericks. Gray Whale Cove State Beach and JV Fitzgerald ...
Elite Inn
Elite Inn
1.5 out of 5.0 116 Turk Street, San Francisco, CA
C$82
2.4/5 (226 reviews)

Great location. Sad to see so many homeless people. Wish something could be done to help them.

Reviewed on 11 Jun. 2019
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is steps from Golden Gate Theatre and Warfield Theater. Westfield San Francisco Centre and Asian Art Museum of ...
Europa Hostel
Europa Hostel
1.5 out of 5.0 226 6th Street, San Francisco, CA
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C$80
2.5/5 (208 reviews)

For the price it was more than adequate. The room was clean enough and more than comfortable. Carlos was very accommodating and helpful. Will be staying here again.

Reviewed on 15 Mar. 2019
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Warfield Theater, Westfield San Francisco Centre, and Moscone Convention Center. ...
Music City Hotel
Music City Hotel
1.5 out of 5.0 1353 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA
Free Cancellation
C$145
3.2/5 (297 reviews)

Thanks for the deal

Reviewed on 23 Feb. 2019
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 City Lights ...
HI San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf
HI San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf
2.0 out of 5.0 Building 240, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA
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Located in Marina District, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Fort Mason and Aquatic Park. Ghirardelli Square and Van Ness Avenue are also ...
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BEI Hotel San Francisco

BEI Hotel San Francisco

50 8th Street, San Francisco, CA
    3.5 out of 5.0
     
     
    3.3 out of 5 (193 reviews)

    BEI Hotel San FranciscoC$140

    30 Jun - 1 Jul

    BEI Hotel San FranciscoC$140
    Hotel Spero

    Hotel Spero

    405 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA
      4.0 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.3 out of 5 (1061 reviews)

      Hotel SperoC$177

      30 Jun - 1 Jul

      Hotel SperoC$177

      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.