We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
This is a huge and clean hostel. My friend and I stayed at a four-bed dorm for three nights and it was great. fast wifi access everywhere in the hostel and there's a charging outlet right beside the bed. The design is pretty user friendly...More
My first time staying at a hostel... This place is wicked! Very, very central to everything - cable cars, union square, restaurants, theatre, big bus pickup/drop off and shopping. I stayed in my own private room and shared the bathrooms with others on the same...More
I stayed here one night. I traveled solo and stayed in a four bed dorm room. I met two really nice guys that were staying in my room. The reception staff was very friendly. The rooms get hot at night, so you need to leave...More
A friend and I stayed at the hostel and found it to be clean and charming. The stay was great from check-in, to local eateries and check-out. We stayed in a private room and would stay at this location again. It is close to many...More
I stayed with my girlfriend in a private room, and had no problem. The room was very good, ok the bad could be more comfortable. The shared bathroom in the floor was always clean, had a great quantity (I guess 3, being to two with...More
TripAdvisor gives a Certificate of Excellence to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travellers.
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
US$76 - US$206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Star rating provided by Expedia.
Number of rooms
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline, Agoda, Hotels.com, HostelWorld and TripOnline SA so you can book your Hostelling International- San Francisco/ Downtown reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
United States >
San Francisco >
Also Known As
Hostelling International- San Francisco/ Downtown Hotel San Francisco
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
This location is barely in the Tenderloin. There are far worse locations to stay in. With that in mind, if you walk around the area for any period of time you will certainly see lots of homelessness, open drug use and... More
This location is barely in the Tenderloin. There are far worse locations to stay in. With that in mind, if you walk around the area for any period of time you will certainly see lots of homelessness, open drug use and dealing (crack, heroin), and general yelling/aggression/mental problems, so just be prepared to encounter it. In my experience tourists are rarely harassed.