13 Hostels in São Francisco, Estados Unidos

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in São Francisco, Estados Unidos. You can choose from 13 São Francisco hostels. In total, there are 41 cheap places to stay in São Francisco such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $32 for a dorm.

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São Francisco Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in São Francisco, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

Total number of hostels


Average dorm price


Average private room price


Cheapest hostel in São Francisco


(European Hostel is the cheapest)

Party hostels in São Francisco


(HI - San Francisco, Fisherman's Wharf Hostel is the best rated)

Most São Francisco hostels are located in

Downtown, Civic Center, South of Market

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in São Francisco for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in São Francisco for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to São Francisco? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to São Francisco alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in São Francisco. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know São Francisco (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking São Francisco here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Daly City Daly City (9 Km / 5 mi.)
Sausalito Sausalito (11 Km / 7 mi.)
Oakland Oakland (13 Km / 8 mi.)
Berkeley Berkeley (17 Km / 10 mi.)
Burlingame Burlingame (22 Km / 14 mi.)
Montara Montara (27 Km / 17 mi.)
Redwood City Redwood City (36 Km / 22 mi.)

FAQ about São Francisco Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in São Francisco. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in São Francisco. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

Find your quick answer here
FAQ about São Francisco Hostels

A hostel in São Francisco costs on average $37 for a dorm. A hostel in São Francisco with private rooms costs on average $99.

Hostelz.com shows all 13 Hostels in São Francisco. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Orange Village Hostel is the best hostel in São Francisco for families.

Pacific Tradewinds Hostel is the best rated hostel in São Francisco for female solo travellers.

Hostelz.com compares prices for 13 hostel in São Francisco, Estados Unidos. We list for you other cheap places to stay in São Francisco such as

  • 27 hotel
  • 1 guesthouse

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in São Francisco.

HI - San Francisco, Fisherman's Wharf Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in São Francisco.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for São Francisco - from the Community

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Your Packing List for São Francisco

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for São Francisco and Estados Unidos.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Your Packing List for São Francisco