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Green Tortoise Hostel - San Francisco

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  • Excellent54%
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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 3 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

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Reviewed 30 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

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Reviewed 29 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

1  Thank Alex Y
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

The Green Hostel is the hostel to stay at in SF! Staff were super friendly and helpful, the free breakfast is the best I've had at any hostel, free dinners 3 nights a weeks and fun events every day organised by the hostel. The only...More

1  Thank Lorraine H
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Myself and a friend recently spent 11 nights at the Green Tortoise and we both have nothing but good words to say about this place. The staff are all incredibly friendly and super helpful when you have any questions. We stayed in a private twin...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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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.
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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
27 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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