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Green Tortoise Hostel - San Francisco

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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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Airport Transportation
Multilingual Staff
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Self-Serve Laundry
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So, I am a wrinkly old coot of 63; the sort one just doesn't see that often in a hostel. I found the staff to be enthusiastic and efficient. They are accomplished in the art of banter and laughed at my jokes---this always earns a...More

1  Thank flandersfallon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am a solo female traveler This hostel is in a great location. It has old school charm. Helpful staff and great breaky and facilities. I'd stay again. Thanks lots! They have connections with things to do and places to see with helpful maps and...More

Thank Rena K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yeah, it is what it is. Not my cup of tea. I stayed here because of many ppl recommendations. However, I would not stay here again. The location is okay, the price is fine, they are acommedating and will answer whatever question you need or...More

1  Thank Elizabeth S
Response from GreenTortoise, Front Desk Gal at Green Tortoise Hostel - San FranciscoResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Elizabeth. Thanks for your review! Our hostel is in an old San Francisco building so it definitely has its quirks about it. Sorry you got lost on the way here... We try to offer a variety of transit options to our hostel, including a...More

Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

I had booked a private room. For the price you pay for a centrally located hostel in comparison with normal hotels it is a okay deal. Very friendly and accomodating staff, had good tips of where to go and how to get there. They are...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Stayed in an 8 bed mixed dorm for 5 nights, great stay. The rooms had everything you needed and there were plenty of showers available. Free breakfasts and dinners make travelling onna budget easier. Staff very helpful, lots of cheap activities to sign up for....More

Thank Paige R
Response from GreenTortoise, Front Desk Gal at Green Tortoise Hostel - San FranciscoResponded 2 weeks ago

We are very glad you enjoyed our hostel. We realize that some of our accommodations need some upgrading and we are in the process of maximizing the comfort in our dorms. Thanks for bringing this to our attention and hopefully we will see you during...More

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Breakfast included
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Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$52 - US$184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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"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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