HI Sacramento



925 H Street SacramentoSee nearby area


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    In a grand Victorian mansion, this hostel offers impressive trimmings at rock-bottom prices. It’s within walking distance of the capitol, Old Sac and the train station and has a piano in the parlor and large dining room. It attracts an international crowd often open to sharing a ride to San Francisco or Lake Tahoe.

    Our independent authors have visited HI Sacramento and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Sacramento.

    Description provided by property

    Step back in time at HI-Sacramento, a beautifully restored Victorian mansion in the heart of California’s state capital. The hostel boasts elegant parlors, private and shared bedrooms full of period details, a new fully equipped guest kitchen, a private outdoor patio, and a new game room. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi, breakfast, bag and bike storage, and much more. Just blocks from the hostel, explore the Capitol, the riverfront dining and museums of historic Old Sacramento, and the restaurants, music, and shopping of the hip Midtown District.

    Accommodations are available in shared gender-specific or co-ed dorm rooms, or in private rooms. Most rooms have shared bathrooms, but two private rooms with private baths are available. Upstairs dorm rooms feature classic Victorian fireplaces and tile work, and a mahogany-railed staircase and mezzanine overlook the lobby beneath a huge painted-glass skylight.
    The hostel’s fully equipped guest kitchen features brand-new appliances, counter tops, and décor. After preparing a meal, guests can opt to eat in the hostel’s ornate dining room (complete with chandelier!) or on the outdoor patio decked out with tables, umbrellas, a barbecue, and even a fountain.

    Other amenities include:
    *DSL Internet facilities and free Wi-Fi
    *Game room with foosball, pool table, darts, and iPod-ready sound bar
    *On-site laundry facilities
    *Limited on-site parking
    *Secure lockers
    *24-hour access for registered guests
    *Wheelchair accessibility
    *Group meeting space and/or accommodations
    *Baggage and bicycle storage
    *Information desk

    The hostel is a convenient jumping-off point for adventures on Lake Natoma and the American River, day trips to nearby Gold Rush towns and Lake Tahoe, or cycling the oak-lined American River bikeway. Take advantage of our partnership with nearby Practical Cycle for savings on bike rentals, or explore countless nearby restaurants, shops, and attractions on foot.
    Hostelling International is a non-profit membership organization promoting peace through hostelling since 1909. To maintain our low overhead and to be able to offer low-budget accommodations to as many people as possible, non-members will be asked to pay a $3 non-membership fee per night upon check-in.

    Hostelling International is a non-profit membership organization promoting peace though hostelling since 1909. To maintain our low-overhead and to be able to offer low-budget accommodations to as many people as possible, non-members will be asked to pay a $3 non-membership fee per night upon check-in.


    Check-in is approximately 2 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., baggage storage is available.

    A government issued picture ID is required for check-in. International guests need a passport and domestic guests need a state issued photo ID that is not expired.
    HI-Sacramento has a policy of 14 days maximum stay in a calendar year. No more than 7 combined days can be used in a calendar month. A 30 day period away from the hostel must be taken before the remaining 7 days may be used.

    There is 24-hour access to the hostel once you have checked in.

    Street parking near the hostel is free from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m. daily and all day on Sundays. Otherwise, metered parking rates vary on the streets around the hostel starting around $2 per hour. Uncovered, gated parking is available at the hostel for $5 per night on a first-come, first-served basis. Please ask for availability upon arrival, as there are limited spots. There are also several parking lots and garages in the general vicinity of the hostel, which range in price starting at $7.50 per day.

    Services & facilities

    • Parking
      • Bicycle Parking
      • Parking
    • Breakfast
      • Free Breakfast
    • Recreation
      • Book Exchange
      • Common Room
      • DVD's
      • Games Room
      • Pool Table
    • Housekeeping
      • Housekeeping
      • Laundry Facilities
      • Linen Included
    • Accessibility
      • Wheelchair Friendly
    • Outdoor space
      • Outdoor Terrace
    • Guest services
      • 24 Hour Reception
      • 24 Hour Security
    • Luggage storage
      • Security Lockers
      • Luggage Storage
    • Air Conditioning
      • Available
    • Wi-Fi/internet access
      • Free WiFi
      • Internet Access
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