Overview of Hostel
Rated Most Popular San Francisco Hostel for the 4th consecutive year by Hostelworld guests! Biking the Golden Gate Bridge, free city walking tours and weekly pub crawls are just some of the ways we’ll help you have memorable San Fran experiences. We have heaps of hang out space, with a large lounge,
From Hollywood: try the door-to-door shuttle service provided by California Shuttle. Book at the front desk. Rates start as low as $25 for one way.
Cross to the other side of Market St. and walk up Powell St, following the cable cars. Turn left onto Post St. and walk three blocks to Jones St. The hostel will be on left side of street. The hostel's address is 711 Post Street.
From either Oakland Airport or San Francisco International Airport, take the Bart train to the Powell St. station. The Bart fair coming from Oakland is $4.05 and $8.65 from San Francisco Airport. From Oakland Airport, take the AirBart ($3) bus to the Coliseum Bart station. Take Bart train to Powell Street Station. Exit Powell station at cable car turnaround, follow directions above from Amtrak.
The Greyhound station is at Folsom Street and Main Street. Walk north on Main Street until you get to Market Street. Turn left onto Market Street. From Market street take a right onto Montgomery and then a quick left onto Post Street. Stay on Post Street for approximately 6 blocks. USA Hostels is on the left hand side, between Jones Street and Leavenworth Street. Look for the red canopy. The hostel's address is 711 Post Street.
From highway 5 North: Take highway 580 W to highway 80 W. Take 80 W over Bay Bridge ($5) to 5th St. exit. Stay left on exit ramp, stay in lanes for Harrison St. (Slight left from exit ramp.) Go two blocks on Harrison, turn right onto 7th St. Follow 7th across Market St. Street will curve to left and will become Leavenworth St. (Follow signs.) Take Leavenworth to Post St., turn right onto Post, hostel will be on right side of street.
Parking can usually be found on the street, or there is a parking garage located just 2 blocks away from the hostel that charges between $22 and $24 a night (depending on the day of the week). The garage is called Best Parking and is located at 525 Jones St, between Geary St and O'Farrell St. When you arrive, please ask for a discount coupon to get the USA Hostels guest rate. Street parking is free between 6pm and 7am..
Located 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. 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.
Conditions & Policy
Credit Cards Accepted
Please Note: Prices listed do not include taxes. See Things to Note for tax detail. Daily bed rates of $40 or more are subject to 16.25% tourist, city and hotel taxes. Bed rates of less than $40 are taxed only 1% tourist tax, per city regulations. Taxes are added at check in. Check-in is 3pm. Check out is 10 am. Payment by cash, travelers' check, Visa or MasterCard is welcome. Reception is open 24 hours. We require all guests to be 18 or over to stay at our hostel. Anyone under 18 has to be accompanied by a parent/guardian but this also needs to be approved by a manager. Please contact us directly before booking with anyone under the age of 18. USA Hostels has a 14 day stay limit. Any bookings for more than 10 people travelling together, whether booked on one reservation or multiple reservations, constitutes a group booking by USA Hostels. These groups must contact the hostel prior to making a reservation and are subject to USA Hostels’ group booking policies which include full payment prior to arrival, security deposits and different cancellation rules. The hostel reserves the right to refuse any groups that do not make themselves known to USA Hostels and agree to our group booking terms, and no refunds of Hostelworld deposit will be issued. Please note: Check-in is 3pm. Check out is 10 am.