Hi San Francisco Downtown Hostel

2 stars
San Francisco, CA
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About Hi San Francisco Downtown Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel is located amongst San Francisco's well-known attractions and landmarks, just a brief walk from Powell Street Station. It is moments from Union Square Plaza.

Bicycle rental, luggage storage and a 24-hour reception are just some of the convenient services at the hostel. Facilities include complimentary wireless internet and an airport shuttle.

HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel provides bright rooms equipped with a hair dryer, plus all the essentials to ensure a comfortable stay.

For guests who enjoy exploring local dining options, there is a wide range right on the doorstep. It is also within walking distance of Moscone Center, the Society of California Pioneers and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

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Standard Room
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Double room
1 murphy bed
1 double bed
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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Hi San Francisco Downtown Hostel

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Business centre
  • Airport shuttle
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • ATM on-site
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Cribs available
  • Disabled access


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Dustbins

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Accessibility and suitability

  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • Accessible by lift
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Cleaning products
  • Wardrobe or closet

Services and conveniences

  • Earplugs
  • ATM on-site
  • Business centre
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour front desk


  • Window
  • Lockers
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Things to do

  • Bicycle hire
  • Board games/puzzles

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle


  • Laundry facilities


  • Desk


  • Shared kitchen

Family friendly

  • Cribs available

Reviews of Hi San Francisco Downtown Hostel

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9.7 Wonderful
Pros:Friendly helpful staff, room was clean well maintained and comfortable. Common rooms were especially comfortable.
Cons:The only downsides I saw was the lack on a TV in the and the iHome clock/was set to the wrong time and didn’t seem to be adjustable.
9.7 Wonderful
Pros:Great location, friendly staff, nice room, good price, clean facility. My whole experience was great
Cons:Nothing as of now
7.4 Good
Pros:Private room with shared bathroom.
Cons:Room smelled humid and kind of gross. Some guests were extra dirty and gave too much work to cleaning staff. Check-in and out staff were slow.
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Complimentary breakfast, though simple Friendly staff Nice lounge areas Appropriate safety measures
Cons:My room frequently became very stuffy/warm but opening the window meant possible lack of sleep due to city noise. Wifi was frequently painfully slow
8.5 Very Good
Pros:Lot's of young people speaking many languages, friendly staff.
Cons:Limited toilet and shower facilities.
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:It was awesome! I stayed here for two nights after my lodging for a conference was over. I stayed to explore the city and I loved staying at this hostel. The staff was very friendly. The kitchen had a stove, fridge, and microwave.


312 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

What's nearby

  • Grace Cathedral0.7 km
  • Museum of Modern Art0.8 km
  • Asian Art Museum0.9 km
  • Cable Car Museum0.9 km
  • Exploratorium1.9 km
  • Lombard Street1.9 km
  • Fisherman's Wharf2.4 km
  • Musée Mécanique2.6 km
  • Pier 392.6 km
  • Palace of Fine Arts3.9 km
  • Alcatraz4.6 km
  • Walt Disney Family Museum4.7 km



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 11:00


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Top tips for your stay at Hi San Francisco Downtown Hostel

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Hi San Francisco Downtown Hostel, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in December and June.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Hi San Francisco Downtown Hostel, plan to stay on a Friday or Sunday. The most expensive day is usually Tuesday.
  • How long should you stay at Hi San Francisco Downtown Hostel? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 3 days.

FAQs when booking at Hi San Francisco Downtown Hostel

  • Where is Hi San Francisco Downtown Hostel located?

    Hi San Francisco Downtown Hostel is located at 312 Mason Street in Union Square Area, 0.5 km from the centre of San Francisco. Grace Cathedral is the closest landmark to Hi San Francisco Downtown Hostel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Hi San Francisco Downtown Hostel?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Hi San Francisco Downtown Hostel.

  • Does Hi San Francisco Downtown Hostel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Hi San Francisco Downtown Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Hi San Francisco Downtown Hostel from the airport?

    Hi San Francisco Downtown Hostel is 18.6 km from Oakland. Hi San Francisco Downtown Hostel is 18.9 km from San Francisco.

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Value for money


Distance to city centre

0.5 km

Nearest airport


Distance to airport

18.7 km