"To help all, especially the young, gain a greater understanding of the world and its people thorugh hostelling."
HI San Francisco provides top-quality budget accommodations to travelers and educational programs.
From stately lighthouses to National Parks, busy city centers to remote coastal locales, the Council's hostel network is unmatched anywhere in the United States, and hosts travelers of all ages, cultures, and backgrounds, including individuals, families, and groups.
As a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, HI USA is dedicated to promoting intercultural understanding, environmental stewardship, and world peace through travel. HI hostels are not just places to stay, but also places to foster a stronger global community and to educate youth.