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The San Francisco VA Medical Center provides overnight lodging accommodations to eligible Veterans receiving health care services.

Hoptel buildings


The Hoptel is located at 4150 Clement Street in San Francisco, CA 94121, and consists of three buildings; 9, 10 and 22. The Hoptel offers lodging accommodations to eligible Veterans receiving health care services at the San Francisco VA Health Care System. 

Arrangements must be made in advance by the referring clinic. A consult will need to be placed and must be approved by the Hoptel Team. You will receive a call two days before you are scheduled to be lodged. 

Veteran must travel 50+ miles from their home to the San Francisco VA Medical Center to be eligible to lodge at the Hoptel. 

Minor children are not permitted in temporary lodging facilities on VA grounds. 

Items to bring for your stay at the Hoptel: 

  • Veteran ID 
  • Medicine 
  • Hygiene items such as toothbrush and toothpaste 
  • Clothes 
  • Entertainment (i.e., books, a laptop)
  • Medical devices 

Items not permitted at the Hoptel: 

  • Guns, weapons, firearms, or explosives 
  • Illegal substances 
  • Pets 
  • Alcohol 
  • Oxygen 
  • Personal appliances 

Meal choices: 

  • Complimentary hot meals can be picked up in Building 203 at 5:45 p.m. 
  • Complimentary cold box meals are available upon request before 5:00 p.m.
  • Microwave available in lobby of Building 22  
  • Vending machines are available in Building 203 
  • Canteen is open on the weekdays from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Hoptel has limited capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic

Staff is on-site: 

  • 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. from Monday through Wednesday 
  • Noon to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays 

If you are arriving for your Hoptel stay after the above hours or on Saturday, you will need to check in at the Emergency Room to obtain your room assignment and key. The Emergency Department is in Building 200, ground floor. The Emergency Room can be reached at 415-221-4810 ext. 22502. 

Please contact your referring clinic to request a stay at the Hoptel.  

For additional question please contact the Hoptel at 415-221-4810 ext. 22529