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Green Tortoise Hostel

494 Broadway

Highlights

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Airport Transfers
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Laundry Facilities

Important Information

Phone: + 1 (415) 834 1000
E-mail: hostel@greentortoise.com
An additional 14% hotel tax will be added to your total reservation price at check-in on private rooms daily year long and on dorm beds daily. A (MED & TID - tourist improvement district tax) of 2.25% is also charged year long by the city on dorms and privates. A $20 cash key deposit is due per person at check in. Call us for more information.

We do not accept groups of more than 4 people

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San Francisco's Favorite Party Hostel! The most authentic & all-inclusive hostel in North America! (Please note: You are not viewing the Official Green Tortoise website or booking page, but that of a 3rd party re-seller that does not list all the hostel's availability or different room types)

Green Tortoise Hostels have been the favorite of backpackers and travelers for decades. From our unbeatable location in historic North Beach* (a few steps to tourist favorites like Chinatown, Little Italy and a quick walk to Fisherman's Wharf), to our cozy dorm rooms, to our relaxing private rooms, to our free meals, free beer nights and famous pub crawls, to our famous Adventure Travel tours...these are just a few of the reasons the Tortoise has become a legend.

*Some colorful adult entertainment clubs are located in our vicinity, also a busy & noisy area on the weekends from clubs on the street.

If you're looking for a sterile, dull hostel that you can forget about the moment you leave San Francisco, the Tortoise isn't it. Time after time, our guests tell us that their favorite memories of San Francisco are of the times they spent in the hostel itself, meeting and hanging out with other backpackers, enjoying nights in our ballroom, making friends while enjoying our free dinners (3 times a week), or dancing in the ballroom until all hours. If the sun comes up before you've gone to bed, you know you've had a good night at the Green Tortoise.

To make it like your home, there's no curfew, huge kitchen, giant common room with a pool table and foosball, piano, stereo, bicycle rack and quiet places to fill in the journals of your travels. The rooms are all non-smoking with large lockers under the bed to store your gear safely, comfortable beds with reading lights & 4 individual outlets per bunk, and new friends to meet. Our private rooms give you a real home away from home feel with comfy beds so you can chill out and have quiet time with your travel mate.

Family owned and operated and dedicated to the traveler!

Why green tortoise?

More for the money & a unique san francisco experience!

Free high speed internet!

Free wifi throughout building & rooms!

Free linens! (duvets in private & dorm rooms)

Free under bed lockers! (byo padlock, or buy one)

4 outlet plugs per bunk plus a reading light

Solid beds, real mattresses, not foam!

Free breakfast every day! (fruit, bagels & spreads, oj, cook your own eggs and organic oatmeal)

Free tea & coffee 24/7! - great assortment of quality tea bags

Free dinners 3 times a week! (wholesome & made with love)

Free fully equipped kitchen with the latest equipment open 24 hrs

Free sauna!

Free activities!

Free day luggage storage!

Free maps & tour information!

Free pub crawl! (buy your own drinks!)

Free spirited!!

- discounts on bicycle rental, city tours

- discounts at local stores

- airport shuttle back to sfo airport - $14/person

- legendary adventure tours on our own sleeper coaches

- napa & sonoma wine tours, muir woods, yosemite

- knowledgeable staff

- 11 am check-out

Hostel on wheels adventures

- canyons of the west la - 10 days

- best of the west - 14 days

- Western Trail - 7 days

- California coastal crawler - rd trip or one way - 3 or 7 days

- Yosemite national park 3 days/4 nights - ongoing midweek and weekend trips thru September

- check us out on-line for a complete list of adventures & trip dates for 2014

More of California and travel across the United States is easy to do with the offices of Green Tortoise adventure travel located behind the front desk, stop in and see where you can go in style!

It should be noted that you are not viewing the Green Tortoise website, but rather that of a booking agency that we do not list all our availability or room types on. If you are having any problems booking please call us directly or go to our website to maximize your options. Walk ins are also welcome! Our hostel is located in San Francisco, also home of green tortoise adventure travel and our sister hostel is located in Seattle on the market!!

Important: we currently accept Visa, Mastercard and us cash for payment at the hostel. Sorry, no personal checks can be accepted.

We do not accept groups of more than 4 people

Please note that there is a $20 cash key deposit for each person which is returned upon checkout. The key deposit must be paid in cash. Sorry, but the key deposit cannot be put on your credit card.

An additional 14% hotel tax will be added to your total reservation price at check-in on all private rooms and on dorm beds from March-Oct 15th & Dec 28 - Jan 1. A (TID - tourist improvement district tax) of 2.75% is also charged year long by the city.

Checkout is at 11:00 am.

Check in begins upon availability.

Our luggage room is available for those times before and after.

We have a 48 hour cancellation policy.

A discount parking coupon is available at check-in for a nearby parking garage.

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Important Information

Phone: + 1 (415) 834 1000
E-mail: hostel@greentortoise.com
An additional 14% hotel tax will be added to your total reservation price at check-in on private rooms daily year long and on dorm beds daily. A (MED & TID - tourist improvement district tax) of 2.25% is also charged year long by the city on dorms and privates. A $20 cash key deposit is due per person at check in. Call us for more information.

We do not accept groups of more than 4 people

San Francisco's Favorite Party Hostel! The most authentic & all-inclusive hostel in North America! (Please note: You are not viewing the Official Green Tortoise website or booking page, but that of a 3rd party re-seller that does not list all the hostel's availability or different room types)

Green Tortoise Hostels have been the favorite of backpackers and travelers for decades. From our unbeatable location in historic North Beach* (a few steps to tourist favorites like Chinatown, Little Italy and a quick walk to Fisherman's Wharf), to our cozy dorm rooms, to our relaxing private rooms, to our free meals, free beer nights and famous pub crawls, to our famous Adventure Travel tours...these are just a few of the reasons the Tortoise has become a legend.

*Some colorful adult entertainment clubs are located in our vicinity, also a busy & noisy area on the weekends from clubs on the street.

If you're looking for a sterile, dull hostel that you can forget about the moment you leave San Francisco, the Tortoise isn't it. Time after time, our guests tell us that their favorite memories of San Francisco are of the times they spent in the hostel itself, meeting and hanging out with other backpackers, enjoying nights in our ballroom, making friends while enjoying our free dinners (3 times a week), or dancing in the ballroom until all hours. If the sun comes up before you've gone to bed, you know you've had a good night at the Green Tortoise.

To make it like your home, there's no curfew, huge kitchen, giant common room with a pool table and foosball, piano, stereo, bicycle rack and quiet places to fill in the journals of your travels. The rooms are all non-smoking with large lockers under the bed to store your gear safely, comfortable beds with reading lights & 4 individual outlets per bunk, and new friends to meet. Our private rooms give you a real home away from home feel with comfy beds so you can chill out and have quiet time with your travel mate.

Family owned and operated and dedicated to the traveler!

Why green tortoise?

More for the money & a unique san francisco experience!

Free high speed internet!

Free wifi throughout building & rooms!

Free linens! (duvets in private & dorm rooms)

Free under bed lockers! (byo padlock, or buy one)

4 outlet plugs per bunk plus a reading light

Solid beds, real mattresses, not foam!

Free breakfast every day! (fruit, bagels & spreads, oj, cook your own eggs and organic oatmeal)

Free tea & coffee 24/7! - great assortment of quality tea bags

Free dinners 3 times a week! (wholesome & made with love)

Free fully equipped kitchen with the latest equipment open 24 hrs

Free sauna!

Free activities!

Free day luggage storage!

Free maps & tour information!

Free pub crawl! (buy your own drinks!)

Free spirited!!

- discounts on bicycle rental, city tours

- discounts at local stores

- airport shuttle back to sfo airport - $14/person

- legendary adventure tours on our own sleeper coaches

- napa & sonoma wine tours, muir woods, yosemite

- knowledgeable staff

- 11 am check-out

Hostel on wheels adventures

- canyons of the west la - 10 days

- best of the west - 14 days

- Western Trail - 7 days

- California coastal crawler - rd trip or one way - 3 or 7 days

- Yosemite national park 3 days/4 nights - ongoing midweek and weekend trips thru September

- check us out on-line for a complete list of adventures & trip dates for 2014

More of California and travel across the United States is easy to do with the offices of Green Tortoise adventure travel located behind the front desk, stop in and see where you can go in style!

It should be noted that you are not viewing the Green Tortoise website, but rather that of a booking agency that we do not list all our availability or room types on. If you are having any problems booking please call us directly or go to our website to maximize your options. Walk ins are also welcome! Our hostel is located in San Francisco, also home of green tortoise adventure travel and our sister hostel is located in Seattle on the market!!

Important: we currently accept Visa, Mastercard and us cash for payment at the hostel. Sorry, no personal checks can be accepted.

We do not accept groups of more than 4 people

Please note that there is a $20 cash key deposit for each person which is returned upon checkout. The key deposit must be paid in cash. Sorry, but the key deposit cannot be put on your credit card.

An additional 14% hotel tax will be added to your total reservation price at check-in on all private rooms and on dorm beds from March-Oct 15th & Dec 28 - Jan 1. A (TID - tourist improvement district tax) of 2.75% is also charged year long by the city.

Checkout is at 11:00 am.

Check in begins upon availability.

Our luggage room is available for those times before and after.

We have a 48 hour cancellation policy.

A discount parking coupon is available at check-in for a nearby parking garage.

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Hotel Amenities

  • 24 hour reception
  • ATM
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Common Room
  • Foosball
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Room
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Vending Machines

general

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Towels for Hire

laundry

  • Washing Machine

communications

  • Card Phones

parking

  • Bicycle Parking

entertainment

  • Board Games

inroom facilities

  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities

sport& leisure

  • Pool Table
  • Map
  • Streetview
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