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    Green Tortoise Hostel - San Francisco

    494 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133-4515
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    27/8/2017 28/8/2017
    US$196
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    • Excellent54%
    • Very good31%
    • Average9%
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    “free dinner” (70 reviews)
    “common room” (37 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    Airport Transportation
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    Free Parking
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    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    Staff were really unhelpful about planning my Yosemite trip, So I did it by myself and tried to stay here again when I was back. But they were full, so I decided to go another city. When I tried to use their luggage room, they...More

    Thank Eyup Serdar E
    Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

    Nice hostel. Very friendly staff, they organize a lot of trips and each night there are activities (f.e. Going to dinner) to meet new people in the hostel. I do think the price is a bit too high. No towells present (you can borrow one...More

    2  Thank Lorenzo D
    Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

    Good dorm system for backcappers, individual lock cages for each visitor, clean sheets, good infrastructure, international room with pool tables, make your own breakfast system good staff and good location. Bathrooms could be better designed certain sinks are too small or uncomfortable. Majority of staff...More

    1  Thank Franco B
    Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

    I absolutely loveeeed this Hostel. 1st off the staff was super nice and friendly. Is the place outdte a bit, yes but its clean. In my opinion VERY clean. I appreciated little details abt this Hostel: bathrooms were full bathrooms (sink, toilet and shower), showers...More

    1  Thank WilsonSantiago85
    Reviewed 14 May 2017

    This was my first experience at a hostel and it completely exceeded my expectations! All staff members at the front desk, particularly both Sarahs, are very friendly and extremely helpful! This hostel offers many delicious options in their free daily breakfast and they also provide...More

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    Amenities
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$53 - US$180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 40
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    • North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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    Daniella C
    15 October 2015|
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    Response from GreenTortoise | 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 GreenTortoise | 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 GreenTortoise | 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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    "try to get room at first floor as there is not elevator"
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