6 Best Hostels in  San Francisco

6 Best Hostels in San Francisco

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San Francisco is a vibrant and diverse city known for its iconic landmarks, unique neighborhoods, and rich cultural history. It's also home to some of the best hostels in the country.

From budget-friendly dormitories to private rooms with all the amenities, there is a hostel in San Francisco to suit every traveler's needs. Whether you're looking for a central location, a friendly community atmosphere, or a place to rest your head after a day of exploring, the best hostels in San Francisco have got you covered. 

Let's take a closer look at some of the top options available for your next trip to the City by the Bay.

Short and crisp: The Best Hostels in San Francisco

  1. Pacific Tradewinds Hostel - best for Female Solo Traveller, Solo Traveller
  2. Green Tortoise Hostel - best for Party Hostel
  3. Samesun San Francisco - best for Youth Hostel
  4. HI - San Francisco, Fisherman's Wharf Hostel - best for Adventure Hostels, Groups (10+ people), Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  5. HI - San Francisco Downtown (Union Square) - best for Party Hostel
  6. Nap York San Francisco Sleep Station - best for Party Hostel

How much are hostels in San Francisco?

Let us talk about prices. Here is a graph showing you average prices for a bed in a dorm and for a private room. Simply mouse-over to see rates for each month.

Prices can vary a lot, especially on high-season, weekends, and special holidays such as New Years Eve.

Average Dorm Price per Month in San Francisco

Average Dorm Price Graph

Average Private Room Price per Month in San Francisco

Average Private Price Graph

Full List of best Hostels in San Francisco

On the map: Hostel Locations in San Francisco

We've got your back when it comes to finding a great hostel location in San Francisco. We've gone ahead and mapped out all the hostels for you so you can get a good idea of where they're all at. This map will make your life so much easier!

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Hostel Haven: Choose Your Character

🏆 Overall Best Hostel:

Pacific Tradewinds Hostel

🙋‍♀️ Female Solo-Traveler:

Pacific Tradewinds Hostel

🤹 Solo-Traveler:

Pacific Tradewinds Hostel

🎉 Party Hostel:

Green Tortoise Hostel

Still not sure? Pick this!

#1 Top Hostel in San Francisco: Pacific Tradewinds Hostel

This is the overall best rated hostel in Pacific Tradewinds Hostel. The overall rating is 9.0. You cannot go wrong here.

It is your safest bet in case you are not sure which hostel to pick.

The price for a dorm at Pacific Tradewinds Hostel starts from $20.47.

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#1 Best Hostel in San Francisco
Pacific Tradewinds Hostel

FAQ about San Francisco Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in San Francisco. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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Best Hostel in San Francisco is...

Pacific Tradewinds Hostel!

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