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HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel

Reopening May 26

Accepting bookings now

312 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Get to Know HI San Francisco Downtown

Close to Union Square, HI San Francisco Downtown hostel is at the center of everything you want to see and do in the city. Our awesome staff will help you meet fellow travelers and get to know SF like a local, with the best self-guided walking tours and tips for exploring the city’s coolest neighborhoods.

Nearby bus and subway lines make it easy and cheap to get everywhere you want to go, whether you’re after tacos and street art in the Mission District, or sunshine and culture in Oakland, or are just looking to catch your flight home from the airport. Check into one of our newly updated dorm rooms (we’ve reduced capacity to help with distancing) or your very own private room and find out what makes us a budget traveler’s dream in the land of pricey hotels!

Let’s Stay Safe, Together.

While some of our favorite parts of hostelling look a bit different for now, our commitment to keeping our guests and staff safe and comfortable is stronger than ever. Learn about the enhanced safety, distancing and cleaning measures you can expect during your stay.

HI San Francisco Downtown


Stay in the heart of San Francisco’s bustling downtown


Updated bunks and comfy mattresses for a great night’s sleep


Self-guided neighborhood walking tours so you can explore at a safe distance

Let's Go to San Francisco!

Ready to travel again? Book now and save 15% off our best flexible rates through October 31, 2021! Enjoy super low rates, free 24-hour cancellation, and no pre-payment. Enter promo code “LETSGO”.

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Free WiFi


24/7 Staff

Guest Kitchen

Work Space

Luggage Storage

Guest Laundry

Close to Public Transit

Free Towels & Bed Sheets

Personal Power & USB Outlets

Private Bathrooms

The Basics

Check-in: 3 p.m.

Check-out: 11 a.m.

Room Types

Small Dorm (50% occupancy)

Number of Guests: 2

Medium Dorm (50% occupancy)

Number of Guests: 3
Room has Ensuite bathroom

Dorm Ensuite

Number of Guests: 4
Room has Ensuite bathroom

Private Ensuite Twin

Number of Guests: 2
Room has Ensuite bathroom

Private Ensuite Queen

Number of Guests: 2
Room has Ensuite bathroom

Private Economy Room

Number of Guests: 3

Group Travel

Groups of 8 or more are required to book through our Group Sales department. We recognize that every group comes to San Francisco 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 contact our group sales team for more information about booking your group at HI San Francisco Downtown.

Get to Know San Francisco

What's Nearby


0.6 mi. away

Union Square

0.2 mi. away

Cable Car Turnaround

0.2 mi. away