Green Tortoise Backpackers Guesthouse Map
Hostel | 494 Broadway, San Francisco, California, USA CA 94133
417 out of 447 customers would recommend this property
Recent review (19/03/2014)
Zachary Beaudoin thinks…
"It's large, but not too big. It's a big melting pot to meet new people. You can chill in the common room, cook, or go to the "quiet area." They have more than enough showers/bathrooms for everyone.…"Read all Green Tortoise Backpackers Guesthouse reviews
- Credit cards accepted
- Self-catering Facilities
- No curfew
- Games room
- Secure lockers
- Lounge area
- Internet / Wi-Fi
- Pool table(s)
- 24 hour reception
- Safety deposit
- 24 hour hot showers
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Washing machines
- Bicycle hire
- ATM / cash machine
- Common area / room
- Communal kitchen
- Internet access in public areas
- Internet café
- Towel USD 1.00
- Luggage Room
Please note that taxes are not included in the price and are payable on top of your confirmed balance.
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GPS-enabled map and directions
You do not need a reservation; just walk up to one and tell the driver you want to go to Green Tortoise - 494 Broadway. Cost Is $19.
BART train - costs $8.25 - takes 30 minutes. Exit at Montgomery, Walk one block away from the clock tower to Kearny and turn right. Walk 1 mile north to Broadway or get the Muni Bus No.8X and get off at Columbus (1 block south of Broadway).
Taxi: will cost around $50.
Take the Air Bart shuttle ($2) to the ‘Bart Station.’ From here get any San Francisco bound train and exit at Montgomery. Walk one block away from the clock tower to Kearny and turn right. Walk 1 mile north to Broadway or get the Muni Bus No.8X and get off at Columbus (1 block south of Broadway).
The Transbay terminal is on Mission at First St.
Walk to Third St and catch the 9, 30, or 45 Muni bus for $2.00. Get off at Broadway.
Walking (1.3 miles):
Walk up First Street to Market Street (the direction is against the flow of traffic on the one way street). Cross Market and First Street changes names to Battery Street. Continue walking north up Battery until you come to Broadway (10 minutes). Turn left on Broadway and walk 3 blocks to 494 Broadway.
(The Green Tortoise recommends leaving the car at home, or returning your rental car before you reach San Francisco. Having a car in San Francisco is unnecessary and expensive!)
From the south:
Take 101 north, as you pass Ceasar Chavez there will be 4 lanes. Stay in lane 2 (second from right). Follow all the way until it becomes exit only at 4th Street. (When lane 1 disappears At 7th Street, don't change lanes.) Exit at 4th Street exit but curve left onto Bryant (not right onto 4th.) Take Bryant 1 block and turn left on 3rd Street Follow 3rd all the way to market and as you Cross market. It becomes Kearny. Follow Kearny to Broadway.
From the north:
Take Golden Gate Bridge to Lombard, left onto Lombard, follow Lombard to Van Ness, turn right on Van Ness, follow Van Ness to Broadway, turn left on Broadway, follow Broadway to Kearny.
From the east:
Take Bay Bridge, exit at Fremont (first exit), Fremont 1/2 block to Howard, turn left on Howard, take Howard to 3rd Street, turn right, on 3rd Street, follow 3rd to market where it becomes Kearny and on to Broadway.