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Green Tortoise Hostel - San Francisco

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“free dinner”(71 reviews)
“common room”(38 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a wonderful time staying in Green Tortoise hostel. I booked an all-girls dorm room and got the lower bunk bed(I had requested for the same prior to coming to SF). They had good breakfast options, with bagels (choice of spread- cheese/butter/peanut butter), juices,...More

Thank Ajita M
Response from GreenTortoise, Front Desk Gal at Green Tortoise Hostel - San FranciscoResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review, Ajita! We are glad you enjoyed your stay at our hostel. Broadway does indeed have some adult entertainment venues but we consider ourselves very lucky to be so centrally located and in a safe and vibrant area of the city. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very central location, near little Italy, China Town, and Fisherman's Wharf. Clean room, bed, and good showers (bring your own towel). Has facility to store your luggages when you check out or you need to stash it overnight. Will definitely stay again.

Thank Kam C
Response from GreenTortoise, Front Desk Gal at Green Tortoise Hostel - San FranciscoResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review, Kam! We are glad you had a good time during your stay at our hostel. We'll be delighted to see you again the next time you are in the area!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my first ever stay in hostel and i was very skeptical. However it turned out to be amazing, nice clean bed and the room where i stayed. Good room mates. The hostel had a nice ambiance and decent workstation area. They had ample...More

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Response from GreenTortoise, Front Desk Gal at Green Tortoise Hostel - San FranciscoResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review! We are glad you chose our hostel as your first and that it was a great time. Congrats on making it so far in Rock, Paper, Scissors! That is one of our favorites :) We hope to see you next time...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Hostel is very nice! We stay a few days ago there and ee feel very good, the atmosphere is nice and safe! You can rent a bike from hostel, and shure they have a recomandation for a parking (in case you go there with...More

Thank DasSergiu
Response from GreenTortoise, Front Desk Gal at Green Tortoise Hostel - San FranciscoResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Green Tortoise! We hope to see you during your next stay in San Francisco :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, great breakfast, convenient kitchen and bathrooms, comfortable rooms with some space to store your luggage, clean and extremely well located, the Green Tortoise is a very nice hostel!!More

Thank rosaliesoupart
Response from GreenTortoise, Front Desk Gal at Green Tortoise Hostel - San FranciscoResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rosalie! Thanks for your review! It sounds like you got to take advantage of a lot of the amenities we offer here - just the way we like it. Thanks for choosing the Green Tortoise and we hope to see you next time you...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$36 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$36 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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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
neighbourhood 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 neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
...More
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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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"Beds are clean but do carry flip-flops because I am not so sure about the carpeted floors."
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"Good for young social people, budget travellers."
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"the "bird's nest" was amazing"
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"Private rooms available, although with shared bathroom"
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