HI San Francisco Downtown – Directions to the Hostel | HI USA

HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel

312 Mason Street
Union Square
San Francisco, California 94102
Call 1 (415) 788-5604

Directions to HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel

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Metro
BART OR MUNI: Get off at the Powell Street station. Walk 2 blocks north on Powell, turn left on O’Farrell Street, then turn right on Mason Street. The hostel is on the righthand side.

Train
The nearest Amtrak train station is in Emeryville, but Amtrak offers connecting bus service to San Francisco. When you purchase your train ticket, select “San Francisco - Westfield Shopping Center” as your final destination. From the Shopping Center bus stop, walk 2 blocks north on Powell Street, turn left on O’Farrell Street, then turn right on Mason Street. The hostel is on the righthand side.

Parking
The hostel has a 5-minute loading zone. Hostel staff can direct you to nearby permanent parking. Parking costs are approximately $30/night.

Location
One block from Union Square; walking distance to Chinatown, SoMA, and cable cars.

Bus
From the Greyhound Station at San Francisco’s Temporary Transbay Terminal, exit and turn right on Folsom. Take your first right onto Beale and walk 1 block. Cross Howard, and find the MUNI bus #38 stop at the northeast corner of Howard and Beale. Take the MUNI bus #38 to Geary and Powell. Continue walking west on Geary for 1 block, then turn left on Mason. The hostel is in the first block on your left.

Airport
BY BART: Take a BART train from the airport to the Powell station. (Trains run 4 a.m. to midnight on weekdays, 6 a.m. to midnight on Saturdays, and 8 a.m. to midnight on Sundays and holidays.) Walk 2 blocks north on Powell Street, turn left on O’Farrell Street, then turn right on Mason Street. The hostel is on the righthand side. BY SHUTTLE: Airport Shuttles from San Francisco International Airport can be found at the Airport Shuttle Stand. These will drop you off at the hostel’s front door for approximately $20/person. BY TAXI: There are usually plenty of private taxis available at the airport. Look for an official taxi stop outside the baggage claim. A ride from SFO to the hostel will set you back about $50.