HI San Francisco City Center Hostel

in the beautiful state of California
  • aerial view of HI San Francisco lounge with hostellers
  • outside of HI San Francisco Hostel
  • spacious and modern private room in the San Francisco Hostel
  • two girls talking in four bed hostel dorm room
  • elegant and bright mezzanine of HI San Francisco City Center

At HI San Francisco City Center hostel, we’re off the beaten path – and we like it that way! In a city chock-full of upscale food, drink, and entertainment, we’re holding it down in the Tenderloin: home of SF’s very best cheap eats, dive bars, and legendary music venues.

Our beautiful hostel, set in a 1920s boutique hotel complete with on-site bar, is staffed 24 hours a day and features plenty of private and dorm rooms, all with ensuite bathrooms. Our awesome staff is here to help you explore every inch of the City by the Bay, from the landmarks you see on postcards to their own favorite under-the-radar neighborhoods, restaurants, and nightlife.

Best of all, our famous pub crawls, walking tours, and meal nights will help you meet your fellow travelers and make friends from all over the world.

  • Free breakfast
  • Free Wifi
  • Free tours and activities
  • On-site bar
  • Guest laundry facilities


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  • Cafe/Bar
  • Basic store available at or near the hostel
  • Breakfast at or near the hostel
  • Common room(s)
  • Credit card accepted
  • Cycle rental available at or near the hostel
  • Discounts and concessions available
  • Groups welcome
  • Individual traveller welcome
  • Internet access
  • Lift
  • Lockers available
  • Luggage Store
  • Currency exchange at or near the hostel
  • Hostel open 24h
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Sheets in price
  • Smoking room/area
  • TV room
  • Suitable for wheelchair users
  • City centre location
  • Cultural centre nearby
  • Historical sites nearby
  • Leisure facilities nearby
  • Main attractions nearby
  • Museums/art galleries nearby
  • Nightlife nearby
  • Restaurants nearby
  • Shopping centre/market nearby
  • Swimming pool at or near hostel

Address & Contact

HI San Francisco City Center
685 Ellis Street
San Francisco California 94109
Phone 1 (415) 474-5721
Fax 1 (415) 776-0775
GPS 37.784156, -122.417374

Bus & Train tickets to San Francisco, CA (San Francisco City Center)

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Bed Capacity
> Total Beds 185

Opening Times
> 24 hours
> All Year

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