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    Green Tortoise Hostel - San Francisco

    494 Broadway, Cross street - Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA 94133-4515
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    Free Parking
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 6 July 2015

    Loved it. Free minded, great get together, awesome location. Stayed there three nights and met a bunch of people but never felt obligated to take part in the activities. Like joint dinners, dancing, pub crawls and other stuff. Best breakfast i ever had in a...More

    Thank Antsch
    Reviewed 4 July 2015

    After walking the Pacific Coast Trail and California Coast Trail for a month I was exhausted and dirty by the time I got to San Francisco. I have stayed at many hostels and I now run one myself and I cannot speak highly enough of...More

    1  Thank Ashley B
    Reviewed 2 July 2015

    The best deals at the Green Tortoise are the lovely comfortable double rooms in the annex building, just a few yards down the street from the main hostel. The beds here are only slightly more expensive that then dorm beds, which are as poky and...More

    Thank Steerpike66
    Reviewed 29 June 2015

    The hostel was in a good location and had friendly staff welcome us. She had use bring up our belongings while we parked our car before checking in. We were lucky to find street parking a 10 minute walk away which saved us $20. The...More

    1  Thank hearic
    Reviewed 28 June 2015

    Stayed here in two different rooms in May 2015. Overall a fun, clean hostel in an older building. Biggest complaints are the small room sizes and not enough bathrooms for the number of rooms. The staff are super friendly and happy to help, good wifi,...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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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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