San Francisco International Hostel
The best location near Union Square. Easy access to public transporation. Very safe area.
Only 2 Minutes walking distance to Powel subway station, Powel Cable car station - (You will see how the cable car makes a turnaround on the turn table).
Easy access to Chinatown and SOMA, in a vibrant neighborhood filled with clubs, restaurants, bars, theaters, and art galleries.
A recently renovated hostel.
- Computers are available for internet access-- and it's free.
- Wi-Fi access --free
- full equipped kitchen, stove tops, refrigerator, etc.
- storage of luggage
- social activities, party, etc.
- reading area
- game room, dancing room, meeting room
- No curfew
You must have student ID or International passport to check in
Prices- Taxes included. No additonal taxes.
A spacious full equipped kitchen and dining area
24 hour reception
Friendly and helpful staff!
A refundable key deposit of $2 is required at check-in.
Cancellations must be received at least 24 hours in advance.
San Francisco International hostel is basically designed for foreign travelers and students from all of the world.
If you are a US national, you must have student ID to check in
Availability & RatesTo view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Breakfast Included
- Cable TV
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Wifi
- Games Room
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Jobs Board
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Meeting Room
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Pool Table
- Shuttle Bus
- Taxes included
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
- Wheelchair Accessible
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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FROM THE AIRPORT
From San Francisco International Airport (SFO), take the BART train to Powell station.
From Oakland Int'l Airport (OAK), take the Air BART shuttle bus, and transfer to BART to the Powell station.
From street level, walk 1 block west on Eddy street and turn right on Mason Street. The hostel (former Olympic Hotel) is on the right hand side on Mason st. It should take about a 1 minute to walk from Powell Bart to the San Francisco International Hostel.
By airport shuttle: From San Francisco Int'l Airport, Airport Express Shuttle offers a discounted rate of $14 per person. From Oakland Int'l Airport, Super Shuttle service is available but reservations are recommended.
FROM THE AMTRAK TRAIN STATION
From the Oakland or Emeryville stations, take Amtrak shuttle bus to the Ferry Building (at Mission Street and the Embarcadero). Take MUNI Metro train from the Embarcadero station (near the Embarcadero terminal) to the Powell Street station.
When you reach street level, just walk 1 block west on Eddy Street and turn right on Mason Street, The hostel (former be Olympic Hotel) is on the right hand side. It takes less 1 minute from station to San Francisco International Hostel.
FROM THE TRANBAY/GREYHOUND TERMINAL
Take MUNI bus & from the Trans bay Terminal to the Geary/Powell stop. Walk 1 block west on Geary, and turn left on Mason Street. We're between Ellis st and Eddy st.
We have loading zone right in front of the hostel entrance. When you arrive Hostel you will see our loading zone (the curb is painted in white) and you can Park your car for a while here.
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Powel station and Cable Car stop
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