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Hotel Whitcomb

Hotel Whitcomb

1231 Market St, San Francisco
    3.5 out of 5.0
    3.2 out of 5 (9,380 reviews)

    Hotel Whitcomb$98

    Hotel Whitcomb$98
    Hotel Spero

    Hotel Spero

    405 Taylor St, San Francisco
      4.0 out of 5.0
      4.3 out of 5 (445 reviews)

      Hotel Spero$139

      Hotel Spero$139

      What Is a Hostel?

      If you're in the market for an affordable place to stay in San Francisco, one of the 16 hostels here could be a great option for you. No two hostels look identical, but these dormitory-style accommodations all offer the following:

      • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)
      • Low prices
      • A social atmosphere

      Hostels are a great way to stay in San Francisco for a good value, so you can save your budget for sightseeing. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its museums and theaters.

      Hostels in San Francisco

      Ready to book a hostel in town? These ones have the best reviews from our travelers and could be a good place to start looking:

      Minna Hotel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Civic Center Station and Powell St. Station. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with desks.

      USA Hostels San Francisco - Located within a 20-minute walk of Westfield San Francisco Centre and Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a 24-hour front desk. You'll find showers in all rooms.

      Orange Village Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Westfield San Francisco Centre. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with lockers.

      Pacific Euro Hotel - Property features include free WiFi, tour/ticket assistance, and laundry facilities. You'll find hair dryers and desks in all rooms.

      Adelaide Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Westfield San Francisco Centre. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with showers and coffee/tea makers.

      When Is the Best Time to Visit San Francisco?

      The weather can be a big factor when you want to venture out and explore, so here's a little information about the seasons:

      • The hottest months are typically September and October, while December and January are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 62° F and nighttime temperatures average 45° F
      • April-June: 67° F is the daytime average and 49° F is the nighttime average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 70° F and nighttime averages are around 53° F
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 70° F during the day and 45° F at night
      • Average rainfall is 23.15 inches in a year

      What Can I Do in San Francisco?

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

      Top Sights
      • Lombard Street
      • Pier 39
      • Palace of Fine Arts
      Natural Features
      • Twin Peaks
      • Japanese Tea Garden
      • Golden Gate Park
      Cultural Attractions
      • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
      • Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
      • Louise Davies Symphony Hall

      In general, San Francisco is known for its:

      • Museums
      • Theater
      • Architecture
      • Art
      • Monuments
      • Tours
      • Shopping

      How to Get to San Francisco and Around the Area

      You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), located 11.8 mi (19.1 km) away from the city center. An alternative is San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), located 11.9 mi (19.1 km) away. When you're out and about, you may want to use public transit to get around. Walk to nearby metro stations like Powell St. Station, Montgomery St. Station, and Civic Center Station. To see more of the surrounding area, hop on a train at San Francisco 4th and King Station, San Francisco 22nd Street Station, or San Francisco Bayshore Station.