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USA Hostels® San Francisco

We keep working hard to offer you San Francisco’s most friendly, modern and comfortable hostel and guests have thanked us with awards year after year.

In fact, we were just voted Most Popular San Francisco hostel*, for our third consecutive year!

Being just three blocks from Union Square in the heart of the city, we’re a short walk from Chinatown, Japantown, the historic cable cars and San Francisco’s best shopping. Once you’re done seeing the sites, we’ve comfortable dorms, featuring our custom-designed privacy pods and privates with hotel amenities ready for you to relax. Or you can trade travel stories with new friends in our many social spaces including a large lounge, dining area and kitchen, library and real theatre. We’ve even a yoga studio to stretch those sore muscles! No other hostel in San Francisco offers all this making us the best value in hostel accommodation for backpackers, flashpackers and budget travelers.

There’s plenty to do in this great city…from visiting Alcatraz to the sea lions at Pier 39 to sampling gourmet food at Fisherman’s Wharf. San Francisco also offers great museums, spacious parks and exciting nightlife. Check out our What’s On in San Francisco information below, ActivitiesFacebook or RenRen pages to see what else is happening while you’re in San Francisco!

Please note that our prices do not include taxes. All daily bed rates of $40 or more are taxed at 16.25%. Bed rates under $40 are taxed only 1% tourist tax.

*award by Hostelworld.com




  • Daily breakfast of fresh fruit, baked goods, oatmeal, fruit juice, coffee/tea and all the pancakes you can make!
  • Wifi and use of tablets
  • Backpack-sized lockers  with power points inside in all dorms
  • Bed linens, and towels on request
  • Day-storage of luggage after check out
  • Billiards and foosball in our large lounge
  • Washing powder for our onsite laundry


  • Privacy pods with shelf, bed light and power outlet in all dorms so you can get a bit of alone time
  • Fully-equipped guest kitchen with eight cooking stations
  • 45-seat theatre (with free popcorn!)
  • Inexpensive, fun hostel-led walking tours, pub crawls and activities
  • Private rooms with comfortable duvets, cable TV, microwaves, refrigerators and free local calls
  • Ensuite and shared bath rooms
  • Only 4 beds per dorm


  • Off the Grid Picnic Party Every Sunday…

    Every Sunday from 11 am- 4pm in Park Presidio. Food trucks, music, lawn games, arts and crafts and more…


  • Take in a San Francisco Giants Baseball Game!

    Take in a Giants game at the amazing At&t Park that is located right on the shimmering San Francisco bay. The hostel has tickets for hostel group outings for these selected dates …


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    Outside Lands Music Festival! August 11th-13th

    One of San Francisco’s biggest and best yearly music festivals which is held in the beautiful Golden Gate Park. This year’s headliners include Metallica, The Who, the Gorillaz, Lorde, Cage the Elephant, Belle and Sebastion, and much more. For more information about the festival and tickets click here



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711 Post Street San Francisco, CA 94109

Tel: +1-415-440-5600

Toll-free in the US and Canada: 1-877-483-2950

Email: sanfrancisco@usahostels.com

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USA Hostels San Francisco Awards

  • 2016


    Most Popular Hostel San Francisco Hostelworld
  • 2016


    Certificate of Excellence Trip Advisor
  • 2015


    Guest Review Award Winner Booking.com
  • 2015


    Most Popular Hostel San Francisco Hostelworld
  • 2014


    Best Staff Hostelbookers
  • 2013


    #7 Large Hostel Worldwide Hostelworld


“Good times! Great staff who hang out and chill with you. Good food right opposite (iThai), a pizza place in the next block. Great rooms and facilities. Pool table, foosball in the downstairs hangout area. I would definitely stay here again.”

320mohit0- Singapore- August 3rd, 2017- Tripadvisor

“    Great! The hostel is close to Union Square and there is easy access to public transportation. Hostel is clean and there are a lot of facilities. I really liked the tours organized by the hostel. It's a great way to explore the city and meet new people! ”

linde810- August 4th, 2017- Tripadvisor

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