Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

A pleasant surprise awaits when you turn the corner of Isadora Duncan Lane, 2 blocks from the bustling center of Union Square in downtown San Francisco. Tucked at the end of the alley is the Adelaide Hostel, a cozy, colorful, haven for weary world travelers.

Voted 'Most Popular Hostel in San Francisco' in 2012, we offer free breakfast, comfortable dorm beds with full privacy curtains, private rooms, free Wi-Fi, a large fully equipped kitchen, comfortable lounges and free luggage storage.

Our friendly staff are available around the clock to help you have the best stay possible in the best San Francisco hostel - ask about tours, bike rental and l

Adelaide Hostel Policies and Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 48h before arrival.

Check in from 14:00 to 23:00 .
Check out before 10:00 .

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards.

Free Breakfast!
Free WiFi.
Privacy curtains & power point for all beds
Free luggage storage.
Taxes included.

No curfew.
Child friendly.
Non smoking.
We have a maximum stay of 14 nights, and we do not take local residents like all the other hostels in San Francisco. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 10.0

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 8.8

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 8.8

  • Cleanliness 10.0

  • Facilities 10.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    03 Feb 2020
    I've stayed at a couple other hostels in San Francisco that were a little bit cheaper, trying to save money. I'm so glad to have found Adelaide Hostel! Its so much nicer than the other two hostels I've been at. Free breakfast, comfy beds with curtains, nice areas to hang out and talk to people and the neighborhood appears to be safer.
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    18 Jan 2020
    I love that the hostel is downtown, but on a side-street, so the noise level from the city is very low. The staff was very friendly and helpful, including helping me find relatively inexpensive parking for my 3-day stay (parking is at a premium in SF). The place is kept very clean, and the lockers are plenty big to store all luggage in the room. The privacy curtains were a nice touch, and I appreciated the bed-light and the electrical outlet in my bunk area. I will definitely stay there again!
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    17 Jan 2020
    This hostel has great location in the center of downtown. Rooms, bathrooms and common places are clean and stuff is very nice. For breakfast you can choose from fruits, toasts, cereals, coffee and others. For the price its the best deal hostel.
    Czech Republic, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    05 Jul 2021
    Amazing place! Very chill, clean and has a loving staff! Can't wait to go back!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    01 Jul 2021
    Great value for the money. Originally booked a bed in a 10-person room, but they upgraded me to a bed in a 4-bed room. None of the other beds ended up being occupied, which meant I didn’t have to spend $6 on a padlock for the storage bins, which were spacious.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    19 Jun 2021
    Excellent, great location, clean, slept so well. Very quiet at the moment due to covid situation. Felt safe and staff on the front desk were super helpful.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    14 Jul 2021
    Staff was great! Glad I stayed here. If you’re coming from the Greyhound bus station like I did it’s only about a 20 minute walk and the part of town is safe enough.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    11 Feb 2020
    The staffs are helpful. Since the building is old, the decor is olden-dated decor, no lifts (carrying luggage up is a hassle) but luckily staff/guest lend a hand. Liked the privacy curtain. Guests mostly don’t adher to the rules, still noisy after 11pm and dorm-mate eating in the dorm.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    08 Mar 2020
    Great, centrally-located place to stay if you're on a budget and don't need all the bells and whistles.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 4.3


    20 Feb 2020
    I checked out of this hostel after one night - and didn't even stay there that night. It is essentially in the Tenderloin area of SF and as soon as I arrived I was told by a number of locals that it wasn't safe for me to walk around the area. The bedroom also looked nothing like the photos and the other residents did not talk to me, they just hid in their bunks. Also overheard an aggressive phone conversation from another resident. Felt unsafe and unclean.
    England, Female, 31-40
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi