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Green Tortoise Hostel - San Francisco

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“free dinner”(71 reviews)
“common room”(37 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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Airport Transportation
Multilingual Staff
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Self-Serve Laundry
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had booked a private room. For the price you pay for a centrally located hostel in comparison with normal hotels it is a okay deal. Very friendly and accomodating staff, had good tips of where to go and how to get there. They are...More

Thank ArnoudRaeven
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in an 8 bed mixed dorm for 5 nights, great stay. The rooms had everything you needed and there were plenty of showers available. Free breakfasts and dinners make travelling onna budget easier. Staff very helpful, lots of cheap activities to sign up for....More

Thank Paige R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great comfy beds, lots of history. Breakfast facilities great. The craic is mighty. Must stay if doing one of their awesome trips. Lots of good food places nearby. No downsides for me. They are good at letting you leave suitcases

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

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 14 February 2018

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 4 February 2018

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 14 February 2018

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!

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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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