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HI - San Francisco - Downtown

HI - San Francisco - Downtown

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HI - San Francisco - Downtown

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HI-San Francisco Downtown offers a first-rate location and top-notch amenities at reasonable prices! This hostel is at the center of everything: cable cars, Chinatown, Museum Row, Union Square, and plenty of world-class shopping, restaurants, theatres, and bars. On site, we’ve got plenty of perks to keep travelers happy, including free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, a fully equipped guest kitchen, and lots of free or cheap activities and tours. Come see why the San Francisco Bay Guardian calls us “a budget traveler’s dream in the land of pricey downtown hotels”!

Housed in a charmingly renovated 1909 hotel, HI-SF Downtown offers a wide assortment of room types, many with private bathrooms. Our gender-specific dorms can sleep 4 people, co-ed dorms sleep 4-8, and our private rooms come with either one double bed, two twin beds, or, in the case of our “3-person private' room, one double bed with a twin bunk up top. While you are out exploring the city during the day, our housekeeping staff makes the daily rounds in order to have the place squeaky clean and comfy when you return each evening.

On-site amenities include:

*Free Wi-Fi

*Free breakfast

*Free linen and towels

*Laundry facilities

*Fully equipped guest kitchen

*Theatre-style TV room

Tempting as it may be to stay at the hostel all day, we want to help you get out and explore! We offer lots of free or cheap organized activities including pub crawls, walking tours, museum visits, and trips to places like Muir Woods, wine country, and Yosemite. Feel like checking out the city on your own? We’re within walking distance of the Yerba Buena Gardens, the Metreon entertainment complex, Union Square shopping, Chinatown, and the cable cars that will take you to North Beach and Fisherman’s Wharf. We’re also just 1 block from major MUNI bus lines, and 3 blocks from the BART trains that will get you to the San Francisco and Oakland airports on the cheap.

Hostelling International is a non-profit membership organization promoting peace through hostelling since 1909. To maintain our low overhead and to be able to offer low-budget accommodations to as many people as possible, non-members will be asked to pay a $3 non-membership fee per night upon check-in.

Online prices do not include taxes. Daily bed rates of $30 or more are subject to a 15% tourist and hotel tax. Bed rates of less than $30 are taxed only a 1% tourist tax, per city regulations.Taxes are added at check in.

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Highlights

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • 24 Hour Check-In
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Common Room

Important Information

Luggage Storage for daytime use only for guests checking in or out on day of use until 10pm.
Maximum stay Policy: 14 consecutive nights or an accumulative 14 nights during each calendar year.
Domestic guests under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. International guests under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
We welcome guests from everywhere outside of San Francisco county. At check in, all guests must present a valid government issued photo identification.
Please note that we try our best to keep people travelling together in the same room. However, sometimes we may not be able to do so due to room configuration or existing bookings. If you have a special request concerning this, please email the hostel directly.

Online prices do not include taxes. Daily bed rates of $30 or more are subject to a 15% tourist and hotel tax. Bed rates of less than $30 are taxed only a 1% tourist tax, per city regulations.Taxes are added at check in.

HI-San Francisco Downtown is operated by Hostelling International, a non-profit membership-based organization. Non-members will be asked to pay a $3/night daily membership fee upon check-in.

Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours prior to arrival or a 'no-show' fee equivalent to the first night's accommodation will be charged.
Groups larger than 7 must book directly with our group sales department to ensure availability and accurate pricing.

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Awesome 87%

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Thank you very much.
It is comfortable for me to stay with here,
When I come San Francisco.I wanna stay with HI San Franciscodowntown.

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3
Location
5
Cleanliness
4
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
4

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

We stayed 3 days in HI- San Francisco Downtown and everything was correct, according to what we expected, a clean and correct room, the breakfast offered is good and the location of the hostel is very good. The assessment is positive.

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
4
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Great place! Excellent location, great breakfast (though if you want the bagels, get down before 8.30am, or they all go and you may only get toast) - they also sell organic fruit at breakfast. Good facilities - offer a DVD free every night of the week, friendly staff, friendly travellers - good variety of ages and nationalities. This place is a real gem, with such easy access to San Francisco - I thought it was excellent.

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
4
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

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Hotel Amenities

  • 24 hour reception
  • ATM
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Games room
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Wheelchair accessible

general

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Elevator
  • Laundry Facilities

laundry

  • Washing Machine

communications

  • Card Phones

parking

  • Bicycle Parking

entertainment

  • Board Games

inroom facilities

  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities

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