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HI Marin Headlands Hostel

Temporarily Closed

Out of an abundance of care, the hostel is temporarily closed. We look forward to reopening this summer.

Golden Gate Recreational Area, 941 Rosenstock Road, Sausalito, CA 94965
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Get to Know HI Marin Headlands

HI Marin Headlands hostel is the Bay Area’s best-kept secret: this is the place to go when you want to escape San Francisco and get in touch with nature. Whether you’re hiking and biking at Mount Tamalpais, seeing the giant redwoods at Muir Woods, or just kicking back at nearby Rodeo beach, HI Marin Headlands is the perfect home base.

Our historic building has dorm and private rooms to keep your overnight stay comfortable. And our friendly hostel staff will point you towards their favorite hidden gems both within the National Park and in the nearby town of Sausalito. When evening rolls around, join our fun in-house activities, like game nights and sunset hikes, to get to know the area and your fellow adventurers better. Whether you’re a local looking for a backyard escape, or an international traveler looking to get off the beaten path, HI Marin Headlands is the perfect place to recharge and make new memories.

HI Marin Headlands


Peaceful setting surrounded by nature


Wood-burning stove, game room, and yoga room to help you unwind


Ask our staff about their favorite nearby hiking trails


Free WiFi

Free Breakfast

Outdoor Area

Game Room

Guest Laundry

Guest Kitchen


Free Parking

Free Towels & Bed Sheets

The Basics

Check-in: 3:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Check-out: 11 a.m.

Desk is staffed 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

48-hour cancellation policy

Room Types

5 Bed Private

Number of Guests: 5

8 Bed Dorm

Number of Guests: 8

Group Travel

Groups of 10 or more are required to book through our Group Sales department. We recognize that every group comes to Marin Headlands with different needs, and our Group Sales and Services team can help provide special assistance to make your experience here a unique and memorable one. All you have to do is ask! Please submit a request here for more information about booking your group at HI Marin Headlands.

Get to Know Sausalito

What's Nearby

Room view with two young women talking in room with bunk beds.

Rodeo Beach

1.1 mi. away

Room view with two young women talking in room with bunk beds.

Point Bonita Lighthouse

1.2 mi. away

Room view with two young women talking in room with bunk beds.

Sausalito Waterfront

5.5 mi. away

National Park Service Authorized Concessionaire