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Green Tortoise Hostel - San Francisco

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Overview
494 Broadway Cross street - Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA 94133-4515 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been 5 nights in a 4-beds room in October 2018 Rooms were clean enough (not spotless to be honest, but enough for an hostel), single hared bathrooms with shower and/or sink and wc. The offer free basic breakfast, three free dinner per week and...More

Thank Amenofiiv
Reviewed 5 days ago

You need to know what to expect, but at half the price of hotels in the area, the Green Tortoise is a great option. The rooms are small, but clean; the shared bathrooms likewise. All of the staff were extremely welcoming and attentive. There's a...More

Thank PossumSquirrel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent place to stay! Great friendly and helpful staff. Good community feel with lots of areas to socialize and get to know other travelers. Good cost for the city. Would stay here again for sure.!!

Thank eljimmyconqueso
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to store luggage $5 per piece - Took a cruise. Needed a palce to store my luggage. This place was great, luggage was locked up. Can store it 24 hours a day. Some of the other places only offer limited availability. For example...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Green Tortoise was great. Everything a hostel should be. Hotel taxes, etc. make San Francisco not the cheapest city for hostels. GT makes up for it with the free massive breakfast, the weekday free dinners and general good+safe vibes. I also liked that the clientele...More

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The Green Tortoise Hostel in San Francisco is a full service, fun, comfortable, and welcoming hostel. Located in the North Beach area (Little Italy), famous for entertainment, bars, bookstores, and Beat More Generation history. The hostel is close to Chinatown, Fisherman's Wharf, famous bars and restaurants & public transportation that can take you all over the Bay Area. We are a SOCIAL hostel, so come & be included in our events held nightly in and outside the hostel. Lots of Freebies, breakfast daily, dinner 3 x a week, wifi, sauna, massage chair and lots more! Please NOTE *No elevators, *All shared bathrooms along the hallways (but private use)*Average age 22-30 & next to an *Adult entertainment & club area that can be noisy on weekends & in peak season.** WE ARE BEST SUITED TO BACKPACKERS IN SEARCH OF COMMUNITY, OUR HOSTEL DOES NOT PROVIDE "HOTEL STYLE" ROOM SERVICE TO MAINTAIN VALUE FOR MONEY) Room types available from us are mixed (CO-ED), female, standard private (one Queen bed), twin bunk private, triple (double bed below, single above) & quad bunk style (2 double (full) sized bunk beds). Group inquires welcome. We are also famous for our "hostel on wheels" customized sleeper coach adventures that offer private charters & tours to many exciting destinations seasonally - Alaska, Canyons of the West, Cross Country - East and West bound, California Coastal Crawler, Yosemite, Death Valley, Baja, as well as Burningman and the Oregon Country Fair. Please contact us directly for more information, we also have a hostel in Seattle. We look forward to making your San Francisco experience a memorable one! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
40
Price range
US$51 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Green Tortoise Hostel - San Francisco Hotel San Francisco
Location
United States > California > San Francisco > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
40
Price range
US$51 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Green Tortoise Hostel - San Francisco Hotel San Francisco
Location
United States > California > San Francisco > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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Nearby
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
...More
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Daniella C
15 October 2015|
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Response from Green Tortoise H | Property representative |
Hi there, We work with a company called Airport Express. When you land at SFO you can call them or just find them and they will drive you here for $10. If you book ahead of time it's $17. To return to SFO we can book you... More
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Flash67
26 July 2015|
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Response from Green Tortoise H | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for looking us over. We do have a car park that we recommend they do a $10 discount for hostel guests so it ends up being $20 for a twenty four hour period beginning at 12 noon each day, this is for a regular... More
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kelp23
31 May 2015|
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Response from Green Tortoise H | Property representative |
Hey there, Yes, once you exit the terminal, there will shuttle services there and they can take you directly to the hostel. We have a partnership with a local bike shop and it's $21 for a 24 hour rental. We have 24 hour... More
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Room Tips
"Rooms on the front side have bunks+ a giant bay window bed."
aflei2016
4 weeks ago
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"You can request a room swap if there's something wrong with the room or the others in it"
leygoh
4 Sep 2018
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"Book a room as early as possible!"
rowenachow20
23 Aug 2018
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"Access is via steep stairs"
148lloydw
18 Aug 2018
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