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Featured Hostels in South San Francisco

FOUND Hotel San Francisco
3 out of 5
140 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $89 per night

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Westfield San Francisco Centre, Warfield Theater, and SHN Curran Theatre. Orpheum ...

4/5Very Good! (110 reviews)

"The location is excellent for the neighborhood. THere is no breakfast but the Hilton has a cafe. The Staff is fun and nice."…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

FOUND Hotel San Francisco
Minna Hotel
2 out of 5
509 Minna Street, San Francisco, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $63 per night

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of San Francisco Federal Building and Warfield Theater. Orpheum Theater and Westfield ...

3.1/5 (787 reviews)

"Conveniently located to what I need food buses my job"…"

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2020

Minna Hotel
DC Crashpad
2 out of 5
1640 Edgeworth Ave, Daly City, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $17 per night

Located in St. Francis, this hostel is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Serramonte Center and 3 mi (4.8 km) from San Francisco State University. San Francisco Zoo and Golden ...

3.6/5Good! (46 reviews)

"It's a very nice place to stay. It's always clean and they treat you like family. The Property manger Demarcus is really cool and friendly. we had a great July 4th bbq."…"

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2020

DC Crashpad
Amsterdam Hostel
2 out of 5
749 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $66 per night

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Grace Cathedral and SHN Curran Theatre. Van Ness Avenue and The Regency Ballroom ...

3.1/5 (357 reviews)

"Good location and good value for travellers on a budget"…"

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2020

Amsterdam Hostel
Europa Hostel
1.5 out of 5
226 6th Street, San Francisco, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $40 per night

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Warfield Theater and Westfield San Francisco Centre. Moscone Convention Center and ...

2.5/5 (234 reviews)

"Staff was very friendly!"…"

Reviewed on May 3, 2020

Europa Hostel
Music City Hotel
1.5 out of 5
1353 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $75 per night

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of The Regency Ballroom and Great American Music Hall. Lombard Street and Haight Street ...

3.2/5 (318 reviews)

"Me and My Gf Enjoyed the Room. Next to the bathroom third floor. Please scenery. The music portraits were nice and well taken care of. Bathroom is small but functional. All and all. Good place."…"

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Music City Hotel
European Hostel
1.5 out of 5
761 Minna Street, San Francisco, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $22 per night

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Orpheum Theater, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, and Van Ness Avenue. Asian Art Museum ...

2.5/5 (400 reviews)

"please clean, vaccum roo a"…"

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2020

European Hostel
Orange Village Hostel
1.5 out of 5
411 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is $88 per night

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of SHN Curran Theatre, Warfield Theater, and Westfield San Francisco Centre. Orpheum ...

3.7/5Good! (656 reviews)

"It was nice to have a free breakfast every morning (no butter/spread but toast, bagels, jam and juice for vegans) and the use of laundry facilities. We stayed in a private twin room with a private bathroom which was just enough for the two of us. It was rather loud at night and the early hours with ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Orange Village Hostel
Elite Inn
1.5 out of 5
116 Turk Street, San Francisco, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $64 per night

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is steps from Golden Gate Theatre and Warfield Theater. Orpheum Theater and Westfield San Francisco Centre are ...

2.8/5 (24 reviews)

"This property was in a very bad area. Unfortuantely i did nit get to stay at the hotel because i didnt have 250$ cash deposit for the hotel. But one thing that was weird is she showed me soneones cash deposit to prove to me that they charge a 26l50 cash deposit. And i didnt buy it for the simple ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2019

Elite Inn
HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel
2 out of 5
312 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA
The price is $98 per night

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of SHN Curran Theatre, Westfield San Francisco Centre, and Warfield Theater. San Francisco ...

4.4/5Excellent! (33 reviews)
Perfect for budget, short stay

"I stayed at 4-bed female only dorm. Room is clean and nice. There is no bathroom inside the room so during rush hour the shared bathroom could get busy. Breakfast was better than the most of the hostels I've stayed at. Staff are friendly. Great location!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel
Adelaide Hostel
2 out of 5
5 Isadora Duncan Lane, San Francisco, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $160 per night

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of SHN Curran Theatre, Warfield Theater, and Westfield San Francisco Centre. Orpheum ...

3.9/5Good! (504 reviews)

"Ended up with my own room. Staff was friendly. Great inexpensive option."…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Adelaide Hostel
Pacific Tradewinds Hostel
2 out of 5
680 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA
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Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of 555 California Street and Embarcadero Center. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art ...

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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Francisco Airport N
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Francisco Airport N
2.5 out of 5
20 Airport Blvd, South San Francisco, CA
The price is $66 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,870 reviews)

"Only thing I didn’t like was the no breakfast at the moment because of covid. The location is convenient since it is next to a Denny’s and don’t have to go far for food. It’s quiet. Enough light in the room, etc."…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Francisco Airport N
Park Pointe Hotel
Park Pointe Hotel
2 out of 5
245 S Airport Blvd, South San Francisco, CA
The price is $75 per night
3.2/5 (1,104 reviews)

"THE HOTEL IS VERY NEAT AND CLEAN, THE LOCATION IS VERY CONVENIENT CLOSE TO THE FREEWAY AND RESTAURANTS. THE ONLY NEGATIVE IS THAT THE CHECK IN TIME IS TOO LATE 3 PM, THEY WON'T LET YOU CHECK IN A LITTLE EARLIER. THAT'S THE INCONVENIENT PART."…"

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Park Pointe Hotel
Best Western Plus Grosvenor Airport Hotel
Best Western Plus Grosvenor Airport Hotel
3 out of 5
380 S Airport Boulevard, South San Francisco, CA
The price is $64 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,912 reviews)

"Friendly staff. Clean. Grab and go breakfast. Mellow environment not too busy."…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Best Western Plus Grosvenor Airport Hotel
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Hostels and More in South San Francisco

South San Francisco offers 31 accommodations, so if you have a hard time finding many hostels in town, you can still pick a place that meets your needs. For those who would rather save on overnight stays and budget more for sightseeing, you can get great deals on Expedia. You can find local tours and other activities in this destination, while the local restaurants offer plenty of opportunities to treat your taste buds.

You may be able to find reasonable rates at these South San Francisco accommodations, which get positive reviews from our customers:

Travelodge by Wyndham San Francisco Airport North - You can take advantage of free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool at this motel.

La Quinta Inn & Suites San Francisco Airport North - Guests can enjoy free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this hotel.

Hotel Focus SFO - Property features at this hotel include free WiFi, free parking, and a restaurant.

Best Western Plus Grosvenor Airport Hotel - Property features at this hotel include free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Holiday Inn San Francisco International Airport - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of South San Francisco Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and tour/ticket assistance at this hotel.

When Is the Best Time to Visit South San Francisco?

The weather can be a big factor when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats about the local climate:

  • The hottest months are typically September and August, while December and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 63° F and nighttime temperatures average 44° F
  • April-June: 72° F is the daytime average and 48° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 74° F and nighttime averages are around 55° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 73° F during the day and 44° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 20.08 inches in a year

What Can I Do in South San Francisco?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might appreciate these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Twin Peaks
  • Lombard Street
  • Palace of Fine Arts
Natural Features
  • San Francisco Bay
  • Mavericks
  • Golden Gate Park
Cultural Attractions
  • California Academy of Sciences
  • Louise Davies Symphony Hall
  • Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

In general, South San Francisco is known for its:

  • Restaurants
  • Shopping
  • Cafés
  • Tours
  • Sightseeing

How to Get to South San Francisco and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the nearest airport in San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), located 3.1 mi (5 km) from the city center. An alternative is Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), located 11.9 mi (19.1 km) away. When you're out and about, you may want to use public transit during your trip. Head to South San Francisco Metro Station to catch metro. If you're eager to check out more of the surrounding area, make your way to South San Francisco Station to hop on a train.

Frequently asked questions

What are the best hostels in South San Francisco?
You may be able to find reasonable prices at these South San Francisco accommodations, which have good reviews from our customers: La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Francisco Airport N - You can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this hotel. Park Pointe Hotel - Property features at this hotel include free WiFi, free parking, and barbecue grills. Best Western Plus Grosvenor Airport Hotel - Property features at this hotel include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. Holiday Inn Express San Francisco-Airport North - You can take advantage of free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool at this motel. AC Hotel by Marriott San Francisco Airport Oyster Point/Waterfront - You can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and a 24-hour front desk at this hotel.
What's the seasonal weather like in South San Francisco?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s a little information about the seasons: The hottest months are usually September and August with an average temp of 64°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 52°F. Average annual rainfall for South San Francisco is 20 inches.
What is there to see and do in South San Francisco?
In general, South San Francisco is known for its restaurants, cafés, and local tours. Major attractions include Twin Peaks, San Francisco Zoo, and Golden Gate Park. Get out into nature with places like Sharp Park Beach, Presidio of San Francisco, and Pacifica State Beach. Cultural attractions include California Academy of Sciences, Orpheum Theater, and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
What's the best way to get around South San Francisco?
You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO), 3.2 mi (5.2 km) away from the city center. An alternative is Oakland Intl. Airport (OAK), situated 12 mi (19.3 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you may want to make use of public transit. Head over to South San Francisco Metro Station for metro transit. If you’re hoping to explore more of the area, head over to South San Francisco Station to take a train.

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