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HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel

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Room, 1 Queen Bed (Private) | Desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes, free WiFi
Room, 1 Queen Bed (Private) | Desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes, free WiFi
Desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes, free WiFi
Desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes, free WiFi

Overview of HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel

HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel

2.0 star property

8.8/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 front desk
Map
312 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA, 94102

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art11 min walk
  • Popular LocationMoscone Convention Center12 min walk
  • Popular Location555 California Street14 min walk
  • AirportSan Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.)19 min drive

Room options

About this area

San Francisco

HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel is located in Union Square, a neighborhood in San Francisco, and is near a metro station. Golden Gate Theatre and Warfield Theater are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Ferry Building and Berkeley Marina. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Oracle Park or Chase Center.

What's nearby

  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - 11 min walk
  • Moscone Convention Center - 12 min walk
  • 555 California Street - 14 min walk
  • TransAmerica Pyramid - 19 min walk
  • Lombard Street - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • San Francisco Station - 2 min drive
  • Powell St & O'Farrell St Stop - 2 min walk
  • San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) - 19 min drive

Restaurants

  • Daniel's Cafe - 2 min walk
  • Kuleto's - 2 min walk
  • Union Square Sports Bar - 2 min walk
  • King of Thai Noodle - 3 min walk
  • Puccini & Pinetti - 3 min walk

About this property

HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel

Eco-friendly hostel located in Union Square
HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel provides amenities like a library and laundry facilities. Guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also find perks like:
  • Luggage storage, smoke-free premises, and tour/ticket assistance
  • A water dispenser, multilingual staff, and ATM/banking services
  • A TV in the lobby, a vending machine, and an elevator
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the helpful staff
Room features
All 99 rooms feature comforts such as laptop-friendly workspaces, in addition to amenities like free WiFi.
Other amenities include:
  • Heating and portable fans
  • Blackout drapes/curtains, guidebooks, and local maps
  • Daily housekeeping and desks

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Globe, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Languages

Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Library
  • Lockers available
  • Vending machine
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Portable fan

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Towels

More

  • Desk
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Local maps

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Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Club Card: USD 4 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Property is also known as

Hi Francisco Hostel Francisco
HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel San Francisco
HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Is HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much does it cost to stay at HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel?

As of Dec 8, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel on Dec 15, 2022 start from $67.5, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

What time is check-in at HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 3:00 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel?

Check-out is at 11:00 AM.

Where is HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel located?

Located in Union Square, this eco-friendly hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of SHN Curran Theatre, Pier 39, and Moscone Convention Center. Oracle Park and Lombard Street are also within 2 mi (3 km). Powell St & O'Farrell St Stop and Powell St & Geary Blvd Stop are within a 5-minute walk.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel and receive a full refund?

Yes, HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

8.8

Excellent

Rating 10 - Excellent. 62 out of 102 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 61%
Rating 8 - Good. 28 out of 102 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 27%
Rating 6 - Okay. 7 out of 102 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 7%
Rating 4 - Poor. 3 out of 102 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 3%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 2 out of 102 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 2%

8.8/10

Cleanliness

9.1/10

Staff & service

8.3/10

Amenities

8.6/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.2/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Excellent

Sunny
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
At the centre.to movement
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Irina
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Will come back to this hostel when in San-Francisco
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

Nathan
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Free breakfast and earplugs!
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

TAKUMI
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 7 nights in Aug 2022

8/10 Good

Harvey, Belize City
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Nice staff and clean place for reasonable price.
Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2022

10/10 Excellent

Eli
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
For a reasonable price the hostel was very good- clean, friendly, good location.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

8/10 Good

Juan
Stayed 8 nights in May 2022

10/10 Excellent

Kathryne
Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great staff. Perfect for your visit to SF
HI was clean. The staff was friendly. The beds were really comfy and they even accommodated me when I need led some silence for a zoom call the day I checked out. I would recommend this hostel 10/10
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

6/10 Okay

Vera
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
I know that it is a hostel, and you have to share the room. But, I couldn't sleep. There is someone snoring, waking up early, etc... but overall the hostel is clean, except it is too old...
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2022

8/10 Good

airu
Traveled with partner
The elevator was not working during my stay. Had to carry the luggage up six storeys.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022