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Featured Hostels in Sacramento

WHOLE Family - WholeStyl
2 out of 5
4649 12th Ave, Sacramento, CA
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Located in Southeastern Sacramento, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of U.C. Davis School of Medicine and University of California Davis Medical Center. California ...

3.9/5Good! (8 reviews)

"The neighborhood scared me. At first I thought I got scammed because the hostel literally looks like a house. When I arrived, I was pleasantly surprised to know the host's(lives there)number one concern is safety- so keeping the doors locked and such was a big deal. That was a huge relief. Great ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019

WHOLE Family - WholeStyl
WHOLE Family - WholeVille
1 out of 5
4641 12th Avenue, Sacramento, CA
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Located in Southeastern Sacramento, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of U.C. Davis School of Medicine and University of California Davis Medical Center. California ...

2.3/5 (3 reviews)
Best Home Hotel Ever

"It was great the people I shared a room with are great they have been there for a couple of months so it's really cool you get bathroom which has a big bathtub and you can cook in the kitcken cook w hey ever you want and my room mates are pretty cools out sharing the food so I would cook a meal for ..."…"

Reviewed on May 25, 2020

WHOLE Family - WholeVille
HI Sacramento Hostel
1.5 out of 5
925 H Street, Sacramento, CA
The price is $65 per night

Located in Downtown Sacramento, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Cesar Chavez Park and K Street Mall. California State Capitol and Golden1Center ...

4.2/5Very Good! (299 reviews)

"Good place,good people."…"

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2020

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Courtyard by Marriott Sacramento Cal Expo
Courtyard by Marriott Sacramento Cal Expo
3 out of 5
1782 Tribute Road, Sacramento, CA
The price is $95 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (947 reviews)

"Great service and great room, recommend it as a low price hotel."…"

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Sacramento Cal Expo
Hyatt Place Sacramento Roseville
Hyatt Place Sacramento Roseville
3 out of 5
220 Conference Center Dr, Roseville, CA
The price is $105 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (955 reviews)

"Nice property and friendly staff. I would stay there again."…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Hyatt Place Sacramento Roseville
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Sacramento
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Sacramento
2.5 out of 5
321 Bercut Dr, Sacramento, CA
The price is $73 per night
3.2/5 (1,919 reviews)

"It was a shady area, a lot of rough looking people around. Staff was nice, especially the guard on site. Nice big room! Stains on the carpet, nice flooring in the hallway. The hotel has a lot of potential! Breakfast in lunch bags were disappointing. Price was great though."…"

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Sacramento
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

What Is a Hostel?

If you're in the market for somewhere affordable to stay in Sacramento, a hostel might be a great choice for you. No two hostels look identical, but these dorm-style accommodations all have the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
  • Low prices
  • A social setting

Hostels are a great way to stay in Sacramento for a lower cost, so you can save more for sightseeing. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its live music venues, and the river views create an appealing natural setting.

Hostels in Sacramento

While you're deciding on somewhere to stay, check out this top Sacramento hostel:

HI Sacramento - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of 12th and I Station. Guests can enjoy free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and a shared/communal kitchen.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Sacramento?

The weather can be a big factor when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while December and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 67° F and nighttime temperatures average 38° F
  • April-June: 90° F is the daytime average and 45° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 93° F and nighttime averages are around 54° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 83° F during the day and 38° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 17.91 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Sacramento?

Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might appreciate these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Golden1Center
  • California State Capitol
  • Fort Sutter State Historical Park
Natural Features
  • Cesar Chavez Park
  • Sacramento Capitol Park
  • Southside Park
Cultural Attractions
  • California State Capitol Museum
  • California Museum for History, Women and the Arts
  • Community Center Theater

Overall, Sacramento is known for its:

  • Sports
  • Live music
  • Theater
  • Historical sites
  • Museums
  • Festivals
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Entertainment
  • Riverfront

How to Get to Sacramento and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Sacramento, CA (SMF-Sacramento Intl.), 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from the city center. An alternative is Marysville, CA (MYV-Yuba County), located 35.9 mi (57.8 km) away. When you're out and about, you may want to use public transit during your trip. You can take advantage of metro transit at Cathedral Square Station, St Rose of Lima Park Station, and 7th and Capitol Station. To check out more of the surrounding area, take a train from Sacramento Valley Station, Davis Station, or Roseville Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Sacramento?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save your budget for sightseeing. You can check out the live music venues and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look identical, but these dormitory-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms), budget prices, and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Sacramento?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks have the highest reviews from our customers and could be a good place to look first: WHOLE Family - WholeStyl - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with towels, hair dryers, and desks. WHOLE Family - WholeVille - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar, and barbecue grills. You’ll find towels in all rooms. HI Sacramento Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of 8th & H/County Center Station and 12th and I Station. Guests can enjoy free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and a shared/communal kitchen. You’ll find towels and linens in all rooms.
What's the weather like in Sacramento?
Good weather’s always better when you’re experiencing new places, so here’s a little information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 73°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 49°F. Average annual rainfall for Sacramento is 18 inches.
What is there to see and do in Sacramento?
Overall, Sacramento is known for its sports, live music, and theaters. Major attractions include California State Capitol, Golden1Center, and Discovery Park. Get out into nature with places like Cesar Chavez Park, Sacramento Capitol Park, and Southside Park. Cultural attractions include California State Capitol Museum, Memorial Auditorium, and Crocker Art Museum.
What's the best way to get around Sacramento?
You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Sacramento Intl. Airport (SMF), located 9.4 mi (15.1 km) away. An alternative is Marysville, CA (MYV-Yuba County), located 35.9 mi (57.8 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you might want to use public transit during your trip. You can take advantage of metro transit at St Rose of Lima Park Station, 8th & K Station, and 10th & K (Cathedral Square) Station. To check out more of the area, take a train from Sacramento Valley Station, Davis Station, or Roseville Station.

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