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    Green Tortoise Hostel - San Francisco

    494 Broadway, Cross street - Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA 94133-4515
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    Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

    Unfortunately I can only give Green Tortoise a 2☆, and this is just due to the friendly staff and their help in resolving issues. We had booked for 4 nights and were given a private room in the seperate building a couple of blocks down...More

    1  Thank Suraj P
    Reviewed 8 October 2017

    I spent 4 nights at the hostel in a double room. There was a heavy stink in the room, probably because of a lack of cleaning. That really ruined our stay. Apart from that the hostel was OK, good location and breakfast included.

    Thank AnthonyfromParis
    Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

    Returned to the Green Tortoise for my second stay and it it is still as amazing as ever! Great location, comfy beds but the best part really is the ethos and atmosphere! They really want you to enjoy your stay and there are a host...More

    Thank Charlotte G
    Response from GreenTortoise, Front Desk Gal at Green Tortoise Hostel - San FranciscoResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thanks for your review Charlotte! We were very glad to host your for the second time! Thanks for participating in our daily meals and contributing to the fun, easygoing energy of this place. Hopefully we will see you next time you are in San Francisco...More

    Reviewed 29 September 2017

    Was a bit unsure as this was my first Hostel but the rate was so great I gave it a try. I was thrilled with my experience at Green Tortoise Hostel - SF! Everyone was very friendly - very clean and nice set up with...More

    Thank asharper
    Response from GreenTortoise, Front Desk Gal at Green Tortoise Hostel - San FranciscoResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thanks for your review! We were honored to be your first hostel and are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We are around some of the strip clubs, but good on ya realizing that the area is still quite safe, regardless. It can get...More

    Reviewed 22 September 2017

    A very good place, perfect location between Chinatown, Little Italy, Downtown and Fisherman Warf, 5 miles from Golden Gate. Safe, and clean and really great social atmosphere: 2 free dinner a week an daily free shared food from neighbour pubs and cafè. Appreciable campaign against...More

    Thank truth122
    Response from GreenTortoise, Guest Relations Manager at Green Tortoise Hostel - San FranciscoResponded 25 September 2017

    Thank you for staying and appreciating all that we do to make it an enriching and affordable stay. Best, Green Tortoise Hostel Management

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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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    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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    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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