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HI - San Francisco - Downtown Hostel
YHA

312 Mason Street, San Francisco, USA

87%Rating

  • 83%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

Property Information:

HI-San Francisco Downtown offers a first-rate location and top-notch amenities at reasonable prices! This hostel is at the center of everything: cable cars, Chinatown, Museum Row, Union Square, and plenty of world-class shopping, restaurants, theatres, and bars. On site, we’ve got plenty of perks to keep travelers happy, including free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, a fully equipped guest kitchen, and lots of free or cheap activities and tours. Come see why the San Francisco Bay Guardian calls us “a budget traveler’s dream in the land of pricey downtown hotels”!

Housed in a charmingly renovated 1909 hotel, HI-SF Downtown offers a wide assortment of room types, many with private bathrooms. Our gender-specific dorms can sleep 4 people, co-ed dorms sleep 4-8, and our private rooms come with either one double bed, two twin beds, or, in the case of our “3-person private' room, one double bed with a twin bunk up top. While you are out exploring the city during the day, our housekeeping staff makes the daily rounds in order to have the place squeaky clean and comfy when you return each evening.

On-site amenities include:
*Free Wi-Fi
*Free breakfast
*Free linen and towels
*Laundry facilities
*Fully equipped guest kitchen
*Theatre-style TV room

Tempting as it may be to stay at the hostel all day, we want to help you get out and explore! We offer lots of free or cheap organized activities including pub crawls, walking tours, museum visits, and trips to places like Muir Woods, wine country, and Yosemite. Feel like checking out the city on your own? We’re within walking distance of the Yerba Buena Gardens, the Metreon entertainment complex, Union Square shopping, Chinatown, and the cable cars that will take you to North Beach and Fisherman’s Wharf. We’re also just 1 block from major MUNI bus lines, and 3 blocks from the BART trains that will get you to the San Francisco and Oakland airports on the cheap.

Hostelling International is a non-profit membership organization promoting peace through hostelling since 1909. To maintain our low overhead and to be able to offer low-budget accommodations to as many people as possible, non-members will be asked to pay a $3 non-membership fee per night upon check-in.
Online prices do not include taxes. Daily bed rates of $30 or more are subject to a 15% tourist and hotel tax. Bed rates of less than $30 are taxed only a 1% tourist tax, per city regulations.Taxes are added at check in.

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  • Latest Review

    The hostel looks a bit dingy from the outside but the beds and rooms are comfortable, there are plenty of showers and toilets and free breakfast that goes a long way. The staff were really helpful and sweet especially during the storm when there was no power. However the ginger guy was a bit OTT.
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Facilities

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible


Hostel Awards

  • 2014 Hoscar Winner
  • 3rd
  • Best Large Hostel Chain
  • 2010 Hoscar Winner
  • 2nd
  • Hostel Chain
  • 2014 3rd Best Large Hostel Chain
  • 2010 2nd Hostel Chain

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Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Not Included


Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours prior to arrival or a 'no-show' fee equivalent to the first night's accommodation will be charged. Maximum stay Policy: 14 consecutive nights or a cumulative 14 nights during each calendar year. Guests under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Online prices do not include taxes. Mixed Gender dorms range from 4,6, and 8 beds. We cannot guarantee a particular dorm size for your party when booking the '8-bed mixed dorm,' as room sizes are subject to availability. If you would like to request a particular dorm configuration for your party, please contact the hostel directly and we will do our best to make these arrangements. Daily bed rates of $30 or more are subject to a 15% tourist and hotel tax. Bed rates of less than $30 are taxed only a 1% tourist tax, per city regulations. HI-San Francisco Downtown is operated by Hostelling International, a non-profit membership-based organization. Non-members will be asked to pay a $3/night daily membership fee upon check-in. Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours prior to arrival or a 'no-show' fee equivalent to the first night's accommodation will be charged. Groups larger than 7 must book directly with our group sales department to ensure availability and accurate pricing.





HI - San Francisco - Downtown Hostel Located at 312 Mason Street, , San Francisco.
HI - San Francisco - Downtown Hostel
USA
San Francisco CA CA, 94102 312 Mason Street
87% 1940
37.7865212 -122.4096465
HI - San Francisco - Downtown Hostel
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