Pacific Tradewinds is more that just a hostel.   It's an extremely social community of international travelers.  While it's true Pacific Tradewinds has all the amenities you would expect from a hostel, they are delivered in a way that's completely personal.   When you stay at Pacific Tradewinds you are part of the family and you will always have fun people to hang out with.   Friendship and activities tend to happen more naturally at this small hostel and anyone, including guests, can host events.   

The location is fantastic.   It's located one block from the California Street Cable Cars,  two blocks from the Transamerica Pyramid, three blocks from Chinatown, four blocks from North Beach, and six blocks from Union Square.  

Other services include:Pacific Tradewinds Hostel

  • Free High Speed Internet with fast new computers or wi-fi
  • 24 Hour Guest Access with electronic keys (Check-in 8am-11:30pm)
  • Late checkout available
  • Comfortable solid steel bunkbeds (no shaking) with backpack sized lockers
  • No lockout during the day, no curfew, no chores
  • Bed Linens Included
  • Laundry Service
  • Towel Service
  • Free Tea and Coffee 24 hours
  • Well Stocked and fully equipped guest kitchen
  • Guest telephone
  • Huge Dining Table that host community meals
  • Long Term Luggage Storage
  • Free sports equipment to borrow
  • Free Iron & Ironing Board for guest use
  • Free Umbrellas (limited supply)
  • Super Friendly Staff (if we do say so ourselves)


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They're located at: 680 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA 94111  Tel: 415-433-7970