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Green Tortoise Hostel - San Francisco

494 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133-4515
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed for five nights and had a private room in another building a block away. Had the best of both worlds - access to all the awesome facilities of the hostel - wifi, web, food, ballroom etc but with the quiet when you want it and kitchen facilities too and the best was the third floor terrace with a... More

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Collombey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hostel for 5 nights and it was a beautiful experiance. You'll have to like old buildings as I do. I mean the rooms aren't realy modern but they are definitly clean. But the most beautiful thing is the Ballroom, it will be the place where you hang out, eat, listen to great music and play drinking... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Green Tortoise for 7 nights, after having stayed at the one in Seattle, and I loved it! The decor has great "San Francisco vibes", the staff was really nice and check-in/check-out went really smoothly. I stayed in room 9, it was really big, there was a sink, which was practical, and the lockers were big. The... More

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I recently stayed in this hostel for 5nights and I would def stay there again in the future. I was in room one, which is at the front of the building, could be very noisy but nothing eye plugs couldn't fix. The room was very spacious and the beds were big and very comfortable, each bed had it's own light... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

G.T has definitely embraced the very meaning of a backpacker with its Bohemian themed interior and organised group activities. Our stay here was brief but semi comfortable. The private room with a bunk bed was a little cramped and exuded a rather funky smell. We spent very little time here so it was not an issue. The bathrooms could do... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great hostel good location to most of the sites are in walking distance! Nice pub crawl! Big common room free meals and breakfasts good beer pong tournament staff were great with tours! Always a party going on nice size pool table! Good tours on offer in the tortoise bus!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Would have given more stars but the place is so unorganised. When we arrived to check in for the second time they said our booking didnt exist even though we had a confrimation email. We were told that we couldnt check in until 11 so we sat around waiting for three hours then at 11 got told no one stayed... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the Green Tortoise in Seattle, so when I came to SF I reserved the Green Tortoise for my stay. The atmosphere was a little less social here, which was disappointing. And the rooms were so much smaller. Hardly any space to move around. And the location was decent. I was just so impressed with the Green Tortoise in... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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18 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a few nights and was pleased with everything. I booked online via a booking site and then had to change my booking due to plans changing. The lady at the counter even refunded me my booking fee at the hostel. Free meals are great and good quality. Its a short walk from Chinatown and not too far... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked the Green Tortoise through a third party website. I was surprised, and somewhat alarmed, to receive an email directly from the hostel afterwards with the tagline, "We are the number 1 party hostel in San Francisco". There had been no mention of this in any of the information or reviews on the booking website - I guess I... More

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Address: 494 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133-4515
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
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The Green Tortoise San Francisco hostel, USA is a full service, fun, comfortable, and welcoming hostel. Located in the North Beach area (Little Italy), famous for entertainment, bookstores, and Beat 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 PARTY hostel, so come & be included in our social events held nightly. Lots of Freebies, breakfast daily, dinner 3 x a week, wifi, sauna, massage chair and lots more! Please note *No elevators, *Shared bathrooms *Average age 22-30 & next to an *Adult entertainment area. We are also famous for our "hostel on wheels" sleeper coach adventures that offer tours to many exciting destinations seasonally - Alaska, Canyons of the West, California Coastal Crawler, Yosemite, Death Valley, Cross country trips, Baja, as well as Burningman and the Oregon Country Fair. ... more   less 
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