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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.


HI San Francisco - Fisherman's Wharf

Book more than 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Since you’re visiting the “City by the Bay,” why not stay right on the waterfront? Located in historic Fort Mason, HI-San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf is surrounded by National Park land on one side, and by the San Francisco Bay on the other. Just outside the hostel, take in breathtaking views of Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge, then take an easy stroll to nearby Fisherman’s Wharf, Pier 39, or the posh Marina district.

To explore the rest of San Francisco, simply hop on a MUNI bus just outside the park, or join in on free or cheap hostel activities like pub crawls, walking tours, and museum visits. Heading further afield? Arrange your trip to Muir Woods, wine country, Yosemite, and beyond with our helpful front-desk staff.

Back at the hostel, relax on the sun deck, watch a movie in the theater-style cinema room, or curl up in front of the gas stove in our cozy communal lounge. Enjoy a free continental breakfast, including organic fruit and fair-trade coffee, at our on-site Café Franco. Later in the day, Café Franco serves homemade, organic lunch and dinner specials, as well as local beer and wine by the glass, to hungry travelers and locals alike. If you prefer to cook your own meals, a nearby supermarket makes it easy to take advantage of the hostel’s fully equipped guest kitchen and dining areas.

HI-Fisherman’s Wharf offers accommodation in shared dorms, as well private rooms sleeping up to 3 people.
On-site amenities include:
*Free Parking
*Free Wi-Fi
*Free linens and towels
*Free breakfast
*Pay-as-you-go DSL-Internet computer terminals
*Cinema room
*Game room with pool table and free jukebox
*Free or cheap activities and tours including pub crawls, walking tours, museum visits, and more

“Wake up every morning and look out the window of the former military outpost at a million-dollar view of the beautiful Golden Gate Bridge in the sunrise – there’s not a hotel in town, expensive or cheap, with a better view.” – Frommer’s

Please note that we cannot accept group reservations here on HostelWorld; for groups of 8 or more please call 877-GO-HOSTEL. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.5

  • Security 9.3

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 8.5

  • Cleanliness 8.8

  • Facilities 8.6

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    08 Sep 2019
    The best hostel in San Francisco.
    China, Male, 41+
  • 9.7


    09 Sep 2019
    Wow! I loved thos hostel. I've stayed in many hostels in many countries but this one by far has the most magnificent view. Not to mention fantastic location, very easy to walk to peir 39 and also there is an In and out super close!! The staff was wondeful and the other guests were friendly and respectful. I only wish i had more time, but I will definately be back!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    09 Sep 2019
    Great location
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    23 Aug 2019
    Easy to get to by public transportation, comfortable beds, quiet despite large dorm rooms, clean facilities, knowledgeable and friendly staff, awesome location, nice breakfast. Definitely worth the price I think.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 9.1


    20 Aug 2019
    A lovely hostel in a great central location. The rooms were clean and comfortable and check in was super easy. The free breakfast was great. Only downside was that the lockers were not in the rooms- I would feel better if they were. There’s also a slight trek up a steep hill to get to the hostel- worth bearing in mind when you’re dragging luggage etc. Overall would 100% return and recommend!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    18 Aug 2019
    Great location of hostel
    Slovakia, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1


    18 Aug 2019
    This hostel was amazing for location and cleanliness. I booked it last minute and really enjoyed my stay. The bathrooms and kitchen facilities were easy to use and the best part for me was how comfy the bed was!!
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6


    31 Aug 2019
    Overall, a nice spot. Staff is great. Bathrooms are relatively clean - most of this stems from people who don’t flush the toilets and leave messes in the bathroom. The beds are extremely squeaky and loud. They also shake when the person on the top bunk all. The included breakfast and included parking were really nice perks. Simple breakfast - yogurt and toast (peanut butter and jelly), coffee and tea. I would probably look for another spot to stay unless I did a single room
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6


    30 Aug 2019
    Really enjoyed my stay at HI Fisherman’s Wharf. The location is perfect, a 5 minute walk from the Wharf, could not be better located. The staff were lovely, a free breakfast was provided and free parking was available. Excellent facilities and cosy rooms. Only issue was the lack of plug sockets, it would be great to see this changed.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 6.9


    28 Aug 2019
    Staff was lovely, breakfast was nice, but 2 toilets for 24 people wasnt enough..
    Ireland, Female, 18-24
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Common Room
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • ATM
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Vending Machines
  • Pool Table


  • 2016

    3rd, Best Large Hostel Chain

  • 2015

    3rd, Best Large Hostel Chain

  • 2014

    3rd, Best Large Hostel Chain

  • 2010

    2nd, Hostel Chain

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