The San Francisco Downtown Hostel offers newly renovated accommodations just a block from Union Square, in the heart of the tourist district.
We have both coed and gender-specific dorm rooms available. Shared gender-specific dorm rooms have 4 beds per room, while our shared coed rooms range in size from 4 to 8 beds.
A complementary continental breakfast is included with your stay. Daily bed rates of $30 or more are subject to a 15% Tourism and Hotel tax. Bed rates of less than $30 are taxed only a 1% tourism tax, per city regulations. HI membership is required and can be purchased online or at the front desk. Annual ($28) and daily ($3) memberships are available; see Membership for details.
Private rooms with shared bath have Houston beds (a double bed with a single bunk above). Private rooms with private bath have either one queen-size bed or two twin beds.
A complementary continental breakfast is included with your stay. Daily bed rates of $40 or more are subject to a 15% Tourism and Hotel tax. Bed rates of less than $40 are taxed only a 1% tourism tax, per city regulations. HI membership is required and can be purchased online or at the front desk. Annual ($28) and daily ($3) memberships are available; see Membership for details.
“Just a block from Union Square, amid five-star hotels at a tiny fraction of the price.”
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We guarantee that you won't find a lower rate for your HI-San Francisco Downtown stay on any other reservations website!
When you book on this website, you're booking directly with the hostel, which means you pay no commissions and no deposits. You also pay no cancellation fees, as long as you abide by our cancellation policy.
Why book anywhere else? Reserve your stay today!
In the unlikely event that you find our hostel listed on another booking site for a lower total rate (including that site's booking fees and commissions), simply contact us within 24 hours, and we'll honor that lower rate, plus give you an additional 25% off.
If you need to cancel or change your reservation, you must do so by midnight (U.S. Pacific Time) the night before your arrival date. If you do not cancel by the deadline, or if you do not arrive on the reserved date, your credit card will be charged for one night's accommodation per person, and any additional nights reserved will be cancelled. (For groups of 8 or more, a different cancellation policy applies).
Groups of 10 or More
Please note that the above rates do not apply to groups of 8 or more. For group rates and reservations, please see Groups.