Centrally located in San Francisco just 5 minutes’ walk from shopping and dining in Union Square, Each bright room is practically furnished. Each room at HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel showcases large windows. All rooms are decorated in cool tones and modern furnishings. Select rooms include an en suite bathroom, a sink and a mirror. Guests have access to all common areas including a full kitchen and an amply furnished lounge. Free WiFi is available in the public areas. Secure lockers are offered. A launderette is located on site. HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel is 7 minutes’ walk from the Chinatown Gates. Shopping at Westfield Mall on Market Street is 5 minutes’ walk away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of San Francisco, this property has an excellent location score of 9.2


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 large double bed
1 single bed
and
1 double bed
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.9
Facilities
8.4
Cleanliness
8.4
Comfort
8.4
Value for money
8.6
Location
9.2
Free WiFi
9.1
High score for San Francisco
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See what guests loved the most:

  • So
    United States United States
    Very clean bathroom. Comfy quiet room. Nice gentle staff's around. Homly atmosphere!
  • Luis
    Brazil Brazil
    Good location, the room is good, the staff is pretty nice and it has a simple (but very good) breakfast.
  • Elaina
    Australia Australia
    Adequate room size, clean. Social spaces well layed out

Property surroundings

Facilities of HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Lift
  • Laundry
  • Heating
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Pub crawls
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Lockers
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
General
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Chinese

House rules

HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 2 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Cot upon request
Free

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please Note: Guests under the age of 18 are only allowed to check in with a parent or official guardian.

Please note: The property will try to keep people travelling together in the same room. However, this might not always be possible. If you have a special request concerning this, please email the hostel directly right after booking.

Please note: Hostel can only honor online bookings of 9 guests maximum. If you have 10 or more guests in your booking, please contact the hostel as different policies apply.

Guests may only stay up to 14 nights in a calendar year. Please note, reservations do not have to be for consecutive dates.

Please note: Parties travelling with children under the age of 12 must stay in a private room or rent out an entire dorm room.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

FAQs about HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel

  • Guests staying at HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • American

  • HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Pub crawls

  • HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel is 250 yards from the centre of San Francisco. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.