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Green Tortoise Hostel - San Francisco
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Reviewed October 9, 2012 via mobile

The diversity of the people is what makes this an amazing place. The free dinner was good and I was lucky enough to be there when a musical trio busted out the guitars and hand drum.

Minor hiccups were the front desk clerks talked with each other while I stood there to check in. The chef was rude about using the kitchen, but all cooking utensils were there.

  • Stayed: October 2012
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Thank Runcdub
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Reviewed October 8, 2012

the staff were excellent. great value, loads of free stuff and a great location. beds were really comfortable. they had a huge common area with instruments to play. free breakfast, dinners, organized events. i will deff be staying here again when i return

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled solo
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Thank jaihll
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Reviewed October 6, 2012 via mobile

Second time at the tortise, better than the first, can't wait till the third!. Review must be 200 characters haven't got any more to say! Discount on booze from the store two blocks down, breakfast burrito from around the corner, fish tacos from around the corner and up grant street.

  • Stayed: August 2012
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Reviewed September 27, 2012 via mobile

Stayed with my bf in a private rtravelleroom with TV. Although the TV is not connected to mainstream network, it has access to a media drive full of movies and TV shows which was awesome. Free breakfast is always a plus. located close to everything and with helpful staff to assist us when we needed help . Highly recommend it.

  • Stayed: September 2012
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1  Thank Sue C
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Reviewed September 22, 2012

I can't recommend the GT enough.
The staff are so friendly, it has a great vibe, so many freebies... it is everything hostelling should be!!!

The price sounds a bit higher than what you'd want from a hostel but with free breakfast (bagels, fresh fruit, cereal, toast, eggs) and free dinner 3x a week (most amazing fresh food I've ever eaten) plus activities most nights that involve free beer... oh and the free clothing bin (i love that thing) it actually works out cheaper.

The staff are so friendly and go out of your way to help.. we got stuck and hadn't booked in advance..and it turned out to be a public holiday... so they ended up sleeping a bunch of about 6 of us on the floor in their office for really cheap.... so bloody nice!

Location is right next to china town and not far from anything... walked everywhere.
Clean too..

Ended up going on the GT bus with them too.... best 9 days of my life!!!
LOVE this place!

  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled solo
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