live Like Local
Amazing locations to call home across the USA. Unique local tours and activities to experience with new friends from around the world. Staff and volunteers with insider tips to share. No matter where you go, HI USA helps you live, like, local.
Destinations Reopening Soon
HI San Diego Downtown
Steps from outdoor dining and downtown scene
Quirky touches like in-hostel art gallery, atrium, and indoor swings
Self-walking guides, local discounts, and equipment rental to enjoy in the San Diego sunGo to San Diego Downtown
HI San Diego Point Loma
Private back yard with ping-pong table, fire pit, and hammock
Free surfboard, SUP, and boogie board rentals
Laid-back residential neighborhood to help you feel at homeGo to San Diego Point Loma
Renovated, eco-friendly historic building
Quiet work space for travelers working remote
Steps from Boston’s best coffee shops – ask our staff for their favorites!Go to Boston
Check out even more fun destinations.EXPLORE U.S. HOSTELS
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What Makes HI USA Special
We’re more than just hostels: HI USA is a nonprofit organization on a mission to make cross-cultural experiences more accessible for all.
Here's what that means for you:
Your Stay Does Good
The money we raise through overnight stays and memberships goes back into our mission: think travel scholarships in communities, and educational programs and cultural events for our guests.
Your Donations Change Lives
Our donors help us provide life-changing experiences for young people around the world. Want to help us reach even more?
Your Trip Stays Green
When it comes to sustainability, where you stay matters. Here’s how our hostels are making your travels more eco-friendly.
Make Connections Around the World
As part of Hostelling International, we make it easy for you to exchange cultures with travelers across the U.S. and the world. Check out our network of hostels in more than 80 countries—and learn just how much there is to discover.Explore International Hostels