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Green Tortoise Hostel - San Francisco

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Certificate of Excellence
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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All reviews free dinner common room separate building bunk beds booked a private room female dorm city lights bookstore main building dorm room breakfast and dinner your luggage bring earplugs three nights fisherman's wharf no elevator shared bathroom coit tower
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My boyfriend and I booked a trip on the Green Tortoise bus trip for 10 days and needed accommodation both they day before and after the trip. So, we looked no further than the same company and booked. We booked a shared double-bed room both...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank rebekahgabrielle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love the Green Tortoise! I recently stayed at this hostel during my weeklong adventure In San Francisco. In a word.... STUPENDOUS! The staff (aka Tortoises <3) are welcoming and warm! Daily activities and community dinner on Monday/Wednesday/Friday - Be sure to volunteer! The rooms...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank tisjosephoconnor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful, charming dinining hall, a lot of great events are organized including cooking dinner every other night! I felt like I was part of one huge family. Fantastic vibes!

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank JoanaG1053
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've typically stayed in hostels in Europe and Asia, not so much in the states. But this is a great option if you're looking to save some cash on sleeping in San Francisco. The amenities are good, clean, and the dining hall is incredible. The...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Brenna M
Reviewed 3 December 2018

I've been here three times. Once in 2014, once in 2015, and once more in 2018. Good times were had each time. They really are delightful, very social and friendly, and very clean. People from all over the world stay here. They have many options...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Description
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$52 - US$184 (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$52 - US$184 (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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Dining (25)
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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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Questions & Answers
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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
"Private room is more spacious and has some extra goodies."
TallytheCat
3 Dec 2018
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"I use the dorms, as I spend little time in a room in order to explore the city."
flandersfallon
7 Nov 2018
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"Rooms on the front side have bunks+ a giant bay window bed."
aflei2016
19 Sep 2018
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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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