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Green Tortoise Hostel - San Francisco

2.0 of 5 494 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133-4515
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Vero Beach, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

The rooms are small, but the beds are comfortable and clean. It wasn't bad not having the bathroom attached to the room, since there are so many bathrooms close to any room. You just need to get up a little early to beat the rush of people around 8 am. If you don't feel like going out on the town... More

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Toledo, Ohio, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

This was my first time in a hostel and I really enjoyed it. A friend and I got a private room. Very simple, with bunk beds, lock boxes, and a sink. The bathrooms were spread throughout the floors. They were always clean with plenty of hot water. The common area was the best part. There was a large room with... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

I stayed here in early march 2012 for two nights and had a great time. I had a single room with TV and movies, on 3rd (?) floor. Not a super modern hostel but has a lot of charm and character. I was traveling solo but can imagine would be a great party hostel. Most nights seemed to be something... More

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London
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29 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

This place is pretty well organised, a lot of fun and with an excellent location. We only stayed for two nights and had other plans, but it seemed that they organised a lot of trips and nights out which is always good. The room was fine and everyone we met seemed really nice. Good, cheap place to stay!

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Georgia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

My boyfriend and I spent 6 nights at this hostel, booked about a week before arrival, the week of Bay to Breakers. We were lucky to get beds for the whole time. Private rooms were long booked and hotel rates were crazy. For 4 nights we got a double bed in a 2 bedded room and the last two were... More

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England
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

Me & my girlfriend stayed here twice, six days either side of a "Canyons of the west tour". The first time we arrived, we were only checked in for one hour before we were helping Egidio prepare dinner in the kitchen. It was one of three free meals for the whole hostel, they provide every week! Every free dinner is... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

This hostel is the best hostel I have stayed in. The staff were all lovely, very welcoming, were helpful in any questions you asked them including about the surrounding area and tourist info. The rooms and bathrooms were always clean, beds comfy. We stayed in a private room. Wifi was free and there was plenty of computers to use if... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

It was only me and a friend. A guy we met at the airport told us that this hostel was kinda famous and that the location was good. We called and made the reservation. No elevators. We had 2 huge bags, 2 backpacks and a regular bag. It wasn't cool going upstairs lol The hostel is kinda old but the... More

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Steffisburg, Switzerland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

This was the hostel with the best service we ever had. Really Helpfull staff, Great free dinner, Funny Cooker, And a great Hall that keeps everything and everybody together. Convivial ambience, Very clean and all the facilties that a traveller would need. Just Sooooo Good!

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Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

WHAT A GREAT HOSTEL! This Hostel has it all! There are quite a number of stairs in the hostel- but once you have your luggage in your room, its over, GET OVER IT! The Hostel itself is old and has a really grunge feel to it- which I LOVED! The rooms were clean, the share bathrooms (even if you have... More

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Address: 494 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133-4515
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Green Tortoise Hostel - San Francisco 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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