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    Green Tortoise Hostel - San Francisco

    494 Broadway, Cross street - Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA 94133-4515
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    1 - 5 of 606 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    The Green Tortoise is largely a place for the younger folks, ones who are generally more agreeable to bunk room situations. I'm not, but the Green Tortoise does have about five single rooms in a separate building, just a couple of blocks from the main...More

    Thank Researcher14
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    I had a great stay at the green tortoise. There were many social events but the rooms were calm - when I didn't partake I got a good night's sleep. It felt sociable but not like you might expect a "party hostel" to be. The...More

    Thank excellentreviewerjen
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I stayed in the Green Tortoise for 5 nights in August 2017. Perfectly located in the heart of North Beach, surrounded by some cool bars, restaurants and cafes. It is also walking distance to the Wharf and Financial District including Union Square. Staff were friendly...More

    Thank AndyKane
    Response from GreenTortoise, Guest Relations Manager at Green Tortoise Hostel - San FranciscoResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Andy, Thanks for giving us a shout out about our bathrooms. As you say bathrooms don't always receive a high score on the report cards of guests, but we are happy to say that we continue to upgrade our bathrooms to marry the new...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I love North Beach and being a local I expected a lot. I was surprised I could sleep in the 4 bed female dorm but I actually did even though I'm a light sleeper. Coffee is great in the big room - the kitchen is...More

    Thank Marybart
    Response from GreenTortoise, Public Relations Manager at Green Tortoise Hostel - San FranciscoResponded 1 week ago

    North Beach is one of the best neighborhoods in the city with so much to offer. You found the most authentic cafe in the area that hasn't changed in decades. This is the charm of Little Italy where we are located. Fun bars, cafes, restaurants...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Green Tortoise is in an excellent location; very central to all the attractions, shops and food. Front house staff were always very friendly and helpful. We stayed in a private room which is in a different building - less than 5 minutes down the road...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$ 47 - US$ 174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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