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Green Tortoise Hostel - San Francisco

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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a fun, affordable spot to experience San Francisco. The rooms are small but they do offer a few private room options. The ballroom is a great place to hang out and meet people from all over the globe. One of the times I was...More

Thank nachtegallk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed in so many hostels in U.S. and other countries and this is the first one that I have unpleasant memories. My bedroom (shared, 4 beds) had a strong stuffy smell. Getting back to the hostel at night very tired, ready to sleep...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant customer service and super friendly staff- not over the top but there when you need them. Excellent communal room which is massive so there’s enough space to sit on your own which I like to do. Breakfast consisted of bagels, jam, marmalade, peanut butter,...More

Thank Millie1994
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, we were a little skeptical when booking our stay - we are young retirees, not the general demographic for a hostel. As soon as we began the check in though we knew we had made the right decision. The staff are all warm and...More

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful place is full of love and attention for the traveler. The staff is fantastic and passionate, always kind and patient (also with foreign visitors). Rooms are what you expect from an hostel, plenty bathrooms (enough for never have to wait), free breakfast in...More

Thank steven h
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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$56 - US$188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$56 - US$188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Daniella C
October 15, 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
July 26, 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
May 31, 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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Room Tips
"I did not book a private room and opted for a dorm accommodation. This suited me satisfactorily."
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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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