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Green Tortoise Hostel Hostel

494 Broadway, San Francisco, USA

89% Overall Rating 168 out of 172 customers would recommend this property based on 172 reviews

Atmosphere 89%

Cleanliness 85%

Facilities 90%

Location 91%

Safety 91%

Staff 89%

Value 86%

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What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room


  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Foosball
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Room
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel 1.00USD

Important Information

We do not accept groups of more than 4 people

Please note that taxes are not included in the price and are payable on top of your confirmed balance.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Not Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to San Francisco?

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Map and Directions


From the airport - You can either take an airport shuttle ($19-20) or the subway (called BART, $8.65) We use American Airporter shuttle just give the driver our address, 494 Broadway Street and he will drop you at our door.
The BART is also fairly easy - take any train except the Millbrae train and get off at the Montgomery St. station. From there, walk north on Montgomery St. to Broadway. Make a left on Broadway and you will find the hostel on the right hand side of the street, at the corner of Broadway and Kearny. The walk takes about 15 minutes
The Greyhound station is located on Folsom and Main streets. If you prefer to take a taxi the fare should be less than $10. Otherwise, you can walk (25-30 min.) - walk east on Folsom street and turn left on Embarcadero. Walk up Embarcadero and turn left on Broadway and walk about 6 blocks to Broadway and Kearny, we are on the right side. Or you can take the city MUNI bus #41 ($2.00) from the corner of Main and Howard. It will drop you by the Condor bar on Broadway and Columbus. Walk 1 block to 494 Broadway.
There is no train depot in the city so the Amtrak shuttle bus will leave you at the drop-off point of your choice. The Ferry Building is closest to the hostel, about a 15 minute walk. Once there, you need to walk north on Embarcadero towards Broadway. Turn left on Broadway and walk until you reach the intersection of Broadway and Kearny.

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