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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 4 weeks ago via mobile

    I stayed 5 nights in this amazing hostel . Great location, within walking distance of many interesting neighborhoods (the crookedest street, he fisherman wharf) and close to bus lines. The hostel provides great entertainment like live music, pub crawls, or cooking nights. The building in...More

    Thank Luchon G
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed here with my girlfriend, I have stayed in a few hostels before and this has to be one of the better ones. Mixture of friendly and awkward staff. Had plenty of activities for people staying there to get involved in! Would be great for...More

    Thank Tristan P
    Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

    Hi, my name is Stella. I stayed in green tortoise for three nights. I had a great time there. I learned sharing, serving, and recycling there. I love their Sauna and location. It is very closed to where I want to go. The city light...More

    Thank stella c
    Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

    While staying here the staff were really friendly and helpful with any questions I had. After leaving they showed care and compassion I have not recieved from any other hostel. I lost my towel while staying at the hostel and the staff went out of...More

    Thank 123lisa90
    Reviewed 11 August 2017

    Stayed here whilst traveling alone and managed to find lots of people to go out partying with and had literally the time of my life. When I looked down the side of my hostel bunk bed, there was a LOT of dust and crud, but...More

    Thank Daisylikedrawing
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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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    • USD 46 - USD 174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 40
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    • North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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    suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
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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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