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Top Rated Hostels in San Francisco, USA

92.3%
670 reviews Book Now 
1

USA Hostels San Francisco

Hostel
711 Post Street, San Francisco, USA CA 94109

652 out of 670 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend USA Hostels San Francisco

Atmosphere - 91% Staff - 93% Facilities - 95% Safety - 92%
Location - 92% Cleanliness - 92% Value - 88%
Adriana Piemonti
Alone
Business / conference
88.6%
Adriana would recommend this property 08 April 2014

A lot of different activities through the day and different events during the nights in the common room

Zack Young
Alone
City break, Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture
85.7%
Zack would recommend this property 06 March 2014

Really large hostel with loads going on - facilities are really clean, location is central & is secure.

89.8%
447 reviews Book Now 
2

Green Tortoise Backpackers Guesthouse

Hostel
494 Broadway, San Francisco, USA CA 94133

417 out of 447 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Green Tortoise Backpackers Guesthouse

Atmosphere - 92% Staff - 88% Facilities - 94% Safety - 89%
Location - 87% Cleanliness - 88% Value - 88%
Zachary Beaudoin
Alone
Backpacking / gap year
100.0%
Zachary would recommend this property 19 March 2014

It's large, but not too big. It's a big melting pot to meet new people. You can chill in the common room, cook, or go to the "quiet area." They have more than enough showers/bathrooms for everyone. It's just good vibes all around.

Xavier Burgos
Alone
Backpacking / gap year, City break, Sightseeing & culture
94.3%
Xavier would recommend this property 22 February 2014

Great atmosphere. The hostel holds many events, very kind and helpful staff, offered free dinner certain days along with many accommodations for tours and events. Location very close to tourist area

89.1%
535 reviews Book Now 
3

HI-San Francisco Downtown (Union Square)

Hostel
312 Mason Street, San Francisco, USA 94102-1704

485 out of 535 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend HI-San Francisco Downtown (Union Square)

Atmosphere - 88% Staff - 87% Facilities - 87% Safety - 89%
Location - 98% Cleanliness - 87% Value - 86%
Briana Currall
With my spouse / partner
Backpacking / gap year
100.0%
Briana would recommend this property 26 February 2014

Clean and well located. Our room was very hot though and it was winter. Otherwise it was 100%

Customer review
Alone
Work / volunteering
91.4%
Customer would recommend this property 12 January 2014

Great downtown location, cool staff, superb kitchen, free breakfast, coffee flatrate, free WiFi

87.4%
197 reviews Book Now 
4

HI - San Francisco - Fisherman's Wharf

Hostel
240 Fort Mason, San Francisco, USA CA 94123-1303

187 out of 197 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend HI - San Francisco - Fisherman's Wharf

Atmosphere - 88% Staff - 88% Facilities - 86% Safety - 86%
Location - 92% Cleanliness - 81% Value - 88%
Frances Bailey
Alone
City break, Sightseeing & culture
91.4%
Frances would recommend this property 10 April 2014

The location is stunning and the view over breakfast is hard to beat. The girl at reception was super friendly and helpful. The kitchen has great facilities and selection. Nice hot shower. Great spacious lounge area.

ANGELA O'HAGAN
Alone
Sightseeing & culture
94.3%
ANGELA would recommend this property 27 March 2014

Location, staff, security, cleanliness, Franco's Cafe, access to port, beach, transport available, historical site and cafes and museums.

86.4%
210 reviews Book Now 
5

San Francisco Backpacker Hostel - Pacific Tradewinds

Hostel
680 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, USA 94111

192 out of 210 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend San Francisco Backpacker Hostel - Pacific Tradewinds

Atmosphere - 82% Staff - 92% Facilities - 83% Safety - 90%
Location - 92% Cleanliness - 82% Value - 81%
Customer review
With friends / other travellers
Shopping, Sightseeing & culture
94.3%
Customer would recommend this property 23 June 2013

GOOD LOCATION, TOILETS AND FACILITIES ARE CLEAN. STAFF ARE VERY FRIENDLY AND HELPFUL, AND EXPLAINED WHERE TO GO AND WHERE NOT TO GO DETAILEDLY. ABUNDANT UTENSILS FOR COOKING. LOCKERS FIT TO OUR LUGGAGE.

Customer review
Alone
Backpacking / gap year
94.3%
Customer would recommend this property 04 June 2013

good staff, great for advice about making the most of your stay. Communal philosophy in practoce that really seems to care about being a quality place to stay rather than seeing you as just a cash machine. Well equipped kitchen, best hostel I stayed in USA.

84.7%
40 reviews Book Now 
6

Hostelling International-San Francisco City Center

Hostel
685 Ellis St., San Francisco, USA 94109

35 out of 40 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Hostelling International-San Francisco City Center

Atmosphere - 88% Staff - 87% Facilities - 87% Safety - 84%
Location - 68% Cleanliness - 91% Value - 85%
JOANA BARATA FEIO
With a large group / tour
Business / conference
94.3%
JOANA would recommend this property 16 March 2014

The atmosphere! The herbs in the entrance, the friendly vibe and the international faces. :)

Customer review
With friends / other travellers
Backpacking / gap year
77.1%
Customer would recommend this property 04 March 2014

Friendly helpful staff. Located close it market street/union square. Breakfast was bagels and bread/toast wih orange. Always replenished so never waiting for more to come out. Breakfast till 11.30! Bonus for those late risers. Room cleaned everyday.

82.6%
138 reviews Book Now 
7

Encore Express Hotel

2 star Hotel
1353 Bush Street, San Francisco, USA CA 94109

121 out of 138 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Encore Express Hotel

Atmosphere - 77% Staff - 81% Facilities - 67% Safety - 87%
Location - 91% Cleanliness - 88% Value - 85%
Customer review
With my spouse / partner
Sightseeing & culture
65.7%
Customer would recommend this property 13 April 2014

This property is somewhere decent to stay if you're on a budget. No drills, but you get what you pay for, and San Francisco is generally expensive. Overall it was clean and quiet (when the rehearsals finished!), with good security on the front foot and bedrooms.

ana jacobsen
Alone
Partying / nightlife, Visiting friends or family
85.7%
ana would recommend this property 12 March 2014

The best things I like about this place are the cleanliness (they keep it amazingly clean and they change the sheets/towels everyday) and the location (it's really close to Polk street, which is a bohemian street of the city).

82.2%
39 reviews Book Now 
8

Cova Hotel

2.5 star Hotel
655 Ellis St, San Francisco, USA 94109

35 out of 39 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Cova Hotel

Atmosphere - 83% Staff - 86% Facilities - 89% Safety - 80%
Location - 54% Cleanliness - 94% Value - 86%
Amit Baruch
With my spouse / partner
City break, Family Holiday, Sightseeing & culture
82.9%
Amit would recommend this property 14 April 2014

Clean & modern rooms. Fast free wifi. Free transportation to various locations. Safe.

Customer review
Alone
City break
80.0%
Customer would recommend this property 10 December 2012

Facilities and services are good and the best thing was cleanliness. But the location is pretty bad , its mean streets were pretty dirty.

82.2%
174 reviews Book Now 
9

Orange Village Hostel

Hostel
411 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, USA 94102

148 out of 174 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Orange Village Hostel

Atmosphere - 68% Staff - 87% Facilities - 78% Safety - 83%
Location - 91% Cleanliness - 77% Value - 88%
Isabel Schueber
Alone
City break, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture
85.7%
Isabel would recommend this property 29 March 2014

It's right in the center of San Francisco on union square You have the opportunity to reach everything very quick and easily It's cheap but very good for the prize

Shane Philips
Alone
Backpacking / gap year, Visiting friends or family
94.3%
Shane would recommend this property 15 March 2014

I liked the location being downtown. Which if you are new to SF then you are sort of central between The Mission District and Height and Ashbury. It a 30-40 minute walk to either one of them but you are in the centre.

79.7%
9 reviews Book Now 
10

Winsor Hotel

2 star Hotel
20 6th Street, San Francisco, USA 94103

7 out of 9 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Winsor Hotel

Atmosphere - 62% Staff - 93% Facilities - 71% Safety - 80%
Location - 84% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 86%
Customer review
Alone
Work / volunteering
88.6%
Customer would recommend this property 20 March 2014

the staff took care of any problems quickly soap and shampoo were provided in the showers. they had good toilet paper (not the cheap stuff) smoking wasn't allowed. clientele was workers, students, tourists, etc.... room was clean. cable was provided and they had encore movie channels.

Customer review
Alone
Business / conference
77.1%
Customer would recommend this property 17 March 2014

An excellent location, right next to the bus, tram and train stops and walking distance to the central Union Square. A great deal - perfectly adequate for just $50 a night - I would definitely stay again! People have mentioned the homelessness in the area, which is evidently a significant issue that the city authorities should address, but it wouldn't prevent me from coming back. The staff were very friendly and helpful when I asked for questions. There is a nice cafe next door where you can get breakfast and light lunches, although there was always a line outside.

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