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    680 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94111

A San Francisco Hostel For Backpackers

ITH Pacific Tradewinds Hostels is located in the heart of San Francisco inside Chinatown. Our San Francisco Hostel is an affordable place to stay and has a friendly atmosphere designed to host world travelers. At the Pacific Tradewinds Hostel, you can choose between private rooms or dorm rooms and have a comfortable communal atmosphere. At the ITH, our passion is to host you with a home-like vibe and connect you with the best things to do in San Francisco. The hostel is located 15 minutes from the San Francisco International Airport.

The Pacific Tradewinds Hostel offers a communal kitchen, lounge, and workspaces providing you with a great place to stay in San Francisco. There is free WIFI available. 

The International Travelers House Pacific Tradewinds is unlike any other San Francisco hostel and has spaces for all types of travelers regardless of their itinerary to create a social, friendly, and fun atmosphere.

All the guests gather regularly in the evenings to trade stories and laughs. Social hostel by night, our friendly accommodation is designed to be a place where you can relax and hang out or work while on the road.  You will meet super-friendly travelers and soak in the ultra-homey vibe.

Welcome Home.

Pacific Tradewinds San Francisco Hostel



2 Single Beds
Shared Bathroom
1 Single Bed
Near Common Area
Shared Bathroom
1 Single Bed
Quiet Floor
Shared Bathroom

Hostel Facilities


Free Wifi
Communal Kitchen
Work Space

Things To Know

Check-in: After 4:00PM
Check-out: Before 11:00AM
Bring Good Vibes
Embrace Global Cultures

Where You’ll Be


Center of Downtown in Chinatown

San Francisco, California, United States

Chinatown is an excellent neighborhood to stay in offering great food, craft bars, and great markets. You can easily access the BART to go anywhere in the city.

San Francisco Weather

San Francisco
Partly Cloudy
5:50am8:23pm PDT
Feels like: 61°F
Wind: 16mph WSW
Humidity: 68%
Pressure: 29.97"Hg
UV index: 7

How To Find Us

  • By Car

    The Hostel is located in Chinatown in Downtown San Francisco. The Hostel does not have a parking lot. Street parking is limited around the hostel. We recommend using the St. Mary’s Parking Garage.

  • Closest Airport

    San Francisco International Airport is located 38 minutes by car. We recommend using the BART Metro which will take around 45 minutes to the Hostel and cost $12.



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Raymond Singh
Raymond Singh
05:15 17 May 22
Have stayed here both times I've come up to SF for more than a day. Nothing but positive things to say. Great location,... warm and helpful staff, feels like a home away from home. They always have things to do, easy check-in and check-out - met a lot of great people there, as well. Also, the free PB&Js are useful. 🙂read more
Tom Macrae
Tom Macrae
20:13 16 Apr 22
Great hostel with great m, helpful staff - I left a jumper behind and the manager very kindly posted it on to me
Javier Pacheco
Javier Pacheco
04:38 12 Apr 22
It is a great hostel, the staff is helpful and chill, the location is very central to a lot of stuff and the rooms and... bathrooms are clean.read more
01:55 24 Jan 22
Pacific Tradewinds met all expectations I had before the trip. Located in the heart of SF, nearby North Beach... bars/restaurants area, next to Chinatown and on reasonable distance of main SF attractions.Staff of the hostel were all super friendly, room was clean and breakfast included in the price is an extra add-on!I originally was planning to stay in the city for 2 days but because of cozy conditions in hostel I prolonged it for 2 more nights.read more
Funky Toonies
Funky Toonies
03:04 15 Dec 21
Very nice and comfy beds & rooms... Nice guy at the desk ! Welcoming crew ! ☕🧇🥐😊🍵
David Diaz
David Diaz
13:43 28 Oct 21
Great and straightforward hostel. Near Chinatown. The customer service is excellent, and there's a complimentary... breakfast! If you are just passing by quickly like me through the city, check it out!read more
Azhi Coben
Azhi Coben
14:17 27 Oct 21
Great owners and super conditionsThank you
JONATHAN Fernandez
JONATHAN Fernandez
00:37 27 Aug 21
Awesome place to stay perfect for travellers or if you just happen to find yourself in sf without a place to stay. U... get free food, nice people, and a place that feels like a communityread more
Jen Fadiga
Jen Fadiga
04:03 13 Aug 21
Great people! There were three to meet all my needs and accommodating. It’s pretty affordable and my first time at a... hostel in st. Would recommend~read more
Tzvi Finkelstein
Tzvi Finkelstein
18:39 09 Aug 21
Spent one night.But needed to keep my bags for the one more day later while taking care of things before my... flight.The staff and guestes where all great people and all in all great vibe.I recomend this hostel to any traveler who needs a place to stay in downtown SF.Thanks for the hospitality.read more
Kathryn Hutchinson
Kathryn Hutchinson
23:14 08 Aug 21
Loved my experience here, the people were kind and was able to get to sleep easily.
15:15 16 Jul 21
Great location, friendly people, would totally stay again!
Rayshaun Nichols (GodSon)
Rayshaun Nichols (GodSon)
13:37 14 Jul 21
Will never go back they look at color more than money... bro that was like a 100.000 years ago move on
Jephthah Woods
Jephthah Woods
03:40 29 May 21
Doesn't answer door or phone wasted time going here
Jake Jhakra Borchardt
Jake Jhakra Borchardt
13:39 16 Mar 21
A 5 star is in order....it's my own personal setback that was accomadated.... Make sure that if you may not have a... cellular signal through a carrier ( like me) exercise a bit of patience at the entry. There is a sweet spot to connect to the wifi after booking and then able to utilize the keyless entry.A very memorable experience I will hold dear. I was there on International affairs. Walking distance to many many excellent spots to see. Hit Chinatown on foot and grab some whole foods and experiment in the kitchen.Very functional shared kitchen, clean bathrooms.read more
Kristen Baker
Kristen Baker
21:09 25 Nov 20
My boyfriend and I stayed here in October during covid and we had a great experience! The staff had it set up so there... was a no-contact check-in (but also were readily available on the phone in case we had any issues). We were very pleased with how clean the hostel was and the staff had sanitizer available to clean up yourself. Definitely sad we couldn't enjoy it as an open hostel and meet friends but we still loved it!read more
Andrey Cala
Andrey Cala
13:53 10 Mar 20
True gem in the great city of SF. Excellent location all within walking distance of many significant places and... neighborhoods. And the crew, wonderful folks who strive to give the best experience while staying there. 5 stars well deserved!read more
Soraya Djadjo
Soraya Djadjo
04:30 30 Oct 19
Great, friendly and courteous staff. Clean hostel. Always looking for ways to make sure clients not only enjoy their... stay but visit some of the historic places SF has to offer. Definitely recommendread more
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Pacific Tradewinds Hostel FAQS


Where is San Francisco?

San Francisco is located in central California along the coast. Oakland is 30 minutes away.

What is San Francisco like?

San Francisco is a diverse city offering very authentic culture and flare. Historic houses line the hilly streets and picturesque moments are around every corner. The Golden Gate Bridge is the main landmark and connects the city to the Pacific Coast Highway heading North.

Do you offer long-term stays at the Hostel?

You are welcome to stay at the Hostel for up to 14 days per month.

Can I bring my dog?

Only registered service animals are allowed at the hostel. Therapy pets are not allowed at the hostel.

Is the wifi good?

Yes, we have fast wifi. You can work from your bed or hang out in the lounge.

How far from the water are you?

We are located 10 minutes from San Francisco Bay.

Do you offer CoWorking?

Yes. The Hostel has Day Passes available for $20 per day. You are welcome to use the facilities from 11 AM to 11 PM.

Do you have food available for sale?

Yes. We have a small Bodega on-site offering food, drinks, and supplies.

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