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The Green Tortoise Hostel in San Francisco is a full service, fun, comfortable, and welcoming hostel. Located in the North Beach area (Little Italy), famous for entertainment, bars, bookstores, and Beat Generation history. The hostel is close to Chinatown, Fisherman's Wharf, famous bars and restaurants & public transportation that can take you all over the Bay Area. We are a SOCIAL hostel, so come & be included in our events held nightly in and outside the hostel. Lots of Freebies, breakfast daily, dinner 3 x a week, wifi, sauna, massage chair and lots more! Please NOTE *No elevators, *All shared bathrooms along the hallways (but private use)*Average age 22-30 & next to an *Adult entertainment & club area that can be noisy on weekends & in peak season.** WE ARE BEST SUITED TO BACKPACKERS IN SEARCH OF COMMUNITY, OUR HOSTEL DOES NOT PROVIDE "HOTEL STYLE" ROOM SERVICE TO MAINTAIN VALUE FOR MONEY) Room types available from us are mixed (CO-ED), female, standard private (one Queen bed), twin bunk private, triple (double bed below, single above) & quad bunk style (2 double (full) sized bunk beds). Group inquires welcome. We are also famous for our "hostel on wheels" customized sleeper coach adventures that offer private charters & tours to many exciting destinations seasonally - Alaska, Canyons of the West, Cross Country - East and West bound, California Coastal Crawler, Yosemite, Death Valley, Baja, as well as Burningman and the Oregon Country Fair. Please contact us directly for more information, we also have a hostel in Seattle. We look forward to making your San Francisco experience a memorable one!
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Posted: 4/21/2010Provided by Citysearch - 


This place is great! I have stayed here on 3 different occasions over ten years and its been great each time. Get the private rooms, they are still small, but they are comfortable, in a great location, and at a great price. Every stay I have had there my girlfriend and I have made friends and partaken in the group activities and loved it.

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Posted: 6/22/2005Provided by Citysearch - 

First class operation!

I stayed at the GT in Seattle and the one in San Francisco and I have to say I'm impressed. The staff at both were the friendliest hostel staff I've met in North America. At the San Francisco hostel I arrived on Open Mic night and they threw a big party with nachos and tons of cool people. Overall the performances were great (a couple of acts I didn't dig, but it's an open mic) and the other people there were a blast. I met friends I'll have for a long time and I can't wait to go back.

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Posted: 5/31/2004Provided by Citysearch - 

Green Tortoise

Great Place. I stayed at a hotel, stayed at the Green Tortoise and what a difference, the Tortoise had more fun people, went on a pub crawl, ate great food that was included in the price and even met a girl. Damn great fun. Thanks Green Tortoise!!!!!!

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