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Green Tortoise Hostel - San Francisco

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 1 week ago

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
Thank TallytheCat
Reviewed 1 week ago

The main hostel itself runs good events and is kept clean. Unfortunately I was situated in rooms a block away in a separate building they own. The security was appalling as a man who was not staying at the hostel was allowed to sleep in...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank jdougy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed only for a couple of days and was out exploring the city for most of the time. The private rooms were good with bathrooms near by. Good spacious dining rooms and events were organized later in the evenings. I could not join the events...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Vineethpai
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A basic room, but clean, enough space & not far from the nearest showers/ bathrooms. We only stayed one night & fortunately it was a monday - so free dinner (where everyone helps to contribute), so a good chance to meet others & enjoy good...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank metalwave121
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was really nice hostel: the athmosphere was nice, there are organized events everyday, three times a week they host a delicious vegetarian dinner & give away free snacks. Best things there are still the musical instruments to use and play with your friends or...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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About
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 Center 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
$49 - $179 (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
$49 - $179 (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
neighborhood 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 neighborhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
...More
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Questions & Answers
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Daniella C
October 15, 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
July 26, 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
May 31, 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
1 week ago
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"I use the dorms, as I spend little time in a room in order to explore the city."
flandersfallon
Nov 7, 2018
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"Rooms on the front side have bunks+ a giant bay window bed."
aflei2016
Sep 19, 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
Sep 4, 2018
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