HI - Marin Headlands Hostel

Fort Barry, Building 941,, Sausalito, USA, Distance from city centre: 4.7km

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Rating: 75%from 4 reviews

  • 75%Atmosphere
  • 65%Staff
  • 85%Security
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 65%Location
  • 75%Value for money
  • 80%Facilities
Though it’s located just across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco, HI-Marin Headlands truly feels a world away. Set in a coastal wilderness and steeped in more than 100 years of American military history, this hostel offers a secluded escape just 20 minutes from the city. By day, hike the Headlands’ open meadows, bike the coastal mountainside, tour historic military sites, or head to one of the many local beaches. By night, sleep in turn-of-the-century buildings surrounded by eucalyptus trees and nestled into the hills of the Headlands.

This Certified Green hostel offers accommodation in shared dorms, private rooms, and private family rooms. Guests enjoy use of shared facilities included two fully equipped kitchens, a cozy lounge with wood-burning stove, and a yoga room.

Other on-site amenities include:
*Free Wi-Fi
*Free parking
*Free linens and towels
*Free bag and bike storage

Just outside the hostel’s door, the Marin Headlands – part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area – offers a wealth of outdoor adventures. In addition to hiking and biking trails, pristine beaches, and ample opportunities for bird-watching, the Headlands boast some of the best views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and the City by the Bay. The Headlands also border several other popular destinations, including Muir Woods, where you can hike among the coastal redwoods, and Mount Tamalpais, famous for its panoramic views of San Francisco.
Nearby shopping and dining options are just 5 miles away in the coastal town of Sausalito. San Francisco is just a short drive or bike ride away over the Golden Gate Bridge, and is also reachable by ferry from Sausalito.

PLEASE NOTE: public transportation from San Francisco to the Marin Headlands is currently only available on weekends.

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • BBQ
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast not included
  • Card phones
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Fussball
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Lock Out
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels Included
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Cancellation Policy

This 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.

Directions
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DRIVING:
From the SOUTH: Take 101 North over the Golden Gate Bridge and exit on Alexander Avenue. Stay to the right as you exit and then drive a short distance to the first road (the road is not clearly marked, but it is called Bunker Road). Take a left onto Bunker Road until you come to a one-way tunnel. Drive through when prompted and then follow the directions under 'From the Tunnel' below.

From the NORTH: Take 101 South to the second exit for Sausalito (this is the final exit before you hit the Golden Gate Bridge). As you come off the exit, take a right toward Sausalito and then take the first left you encounter. At the one-way tunnel, drive through when prompted and then follow the directions under 'From the Tunnel' below.

From the TUNNEL: When you are out of the tunnel drive 2 miles west into the Headlands. At the fork in the road (Field Road), take a left and then follow the signs to the hostel.

Free parking is available at the hostel on a first-come first-served basis.

FROM THE AIRPORT:
By Shuttle: Marin Door To Door provides shuttle service from SFO to the hostel for US$40 (US$12 for each additional person). Reserve online and receive a $3 discount.

By Car: See 'From the SOUTH' driving directions above.

USING AMTRAK
The most convenient Amtrak train station is in Emeryville, because Amtrak offers connecting bus service to San Francisco. When you purchase your train ticket, select 'San Francisco - Financial District' as your final destination. From the Financial District bus stop, walk half a block south to Market Street, turn right and walk 2 blocks to Fremont Steeet. At Market and Fremont, take MUNI bus #76 to the Marin Headlands Visitors Center, a short walk from the hostel. This bus runs Sundays and holidays only.

PUBLIC TRANSIT:
From downtown San Francisco, take MUNI bus #76 to the Marin Headlands Visitors Center, a short walk from the hostel. **This bus runs Sundays and holidays only.**

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