Green Tortoise Hostel

Green Tortoise Hostel


494 Broadway Street, San Francisco, CA, United States

ExcellentBased on 513 reviews


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About Green Tortoise Hostel

Located amongst popular tourist attractions, boutiques and restaurants, Green Tortoise Hostel is ideal for guests wishing to discover San Francisco and its surroundings. It also offers a 24-hour recep...

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To Downtown0.7 mi


Check-in time4:00 PM
Check-out time11:00 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+1 415 834 1000

Amenities at Green Tortoise Hostel

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Earplugs
  • ATM on-site
  • Reading light
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shampoo
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Socket near the bed
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Landmark view
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Parking
  • Body soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Lockers
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carpeted
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Sauna
  • Toothbrush
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • 24hr front desk
  • Storage available


  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Evening entertainment
  • Table tennis
  • Pool table


  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle

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Reviews for Green Tortoise Hostel

GreatBased on 513 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Very friendly and helpful staff. (in 99 reviews)
  • "Great facilities, great location and helpful staff." (in 79 reviews)
  • Best hostel I’ve stayed at (in 67 reviews)
Cons -
  • in the common room and kitchen. (in 23 reviews)
  • "Old building, old bed, old carpet" (in 7 reviews)
  • No elevators for luggage (in 5 reviews)

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Where is Green Tortoise Hostel

Most Popular Landmarks

Ferry Building0.7 mi
Lombard Street0.8 mi
Fisherman's Wharf0.9 mi
Ghirardelli Square1.1 mi
Fort Mason1.3 mi
San Francisco City Hall1.5 mi

Getting Around

San Francisco Drumm & California0.6 mi
San Francisco Union Square0.7 mi
San Francisco Ferry Building0.7 mi
San Francisco 425 Mission St0.7 mi
San Francisco The Embarcadero & Stockton St0.8 mi
San Francisco Beach St & Hyde St1.0 mi

FAQs when booking at Green Tortoise Hostel

Is pricing at Green Tortoise Hostel comparable to 1 star hotels in San Francisco?

There is a 10% difference in the average nightly rate of 1 star hotels in San Francisco and the average nightly rate at Green Tortoise Hostel. The rate at Green Tortoise Hostel is just $92/night and is considered a very good deal when staying in San Francisco.

How close is Green Tortoise Hostel to the nearest airport, San Francisco Airport?

At just 12.3 mi apart, the expected drive time from the nearest airport, San Francisco Airport, to Green Tortoise Hostel is 0h 24m. The estimated drive time may vary depending on high and low traffic times in the surrounding area. This is especially true for metro areas.

What is the best way for guests to get from San Francisco Airport to Green Tortoise Hostel?

Green Tortoise Hostel has parking for hotel guests so for most visitors spending time in San Francisco, renting a car for around $34/day may be the best option. This will give you the ability to get to and from San Francisco Airport, and also give you the flexibility to get around the area. Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for Green Tortoise Hostel guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting San Francisco.

How close is Green Tortoise Hostel from the San Francisco city center?

Green Tortoise Hostel is 0.4 mi away from the center of Chinatown, San Francisco. Consider visiting Golden Gate Bridge, a popular landmark that can be accessed from Green Tortoise Hostel by various forms of transportation.

What is the Green Tortoise Hostel phone number?

If you have questions or concerns about your stay, call +1 415 834 1000 to talk to a Green Tortoise Hostel front desk representative.

Does Green Tortoise Hostel have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, Green Tortoise Hostel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at Green Tortoise Hostel?

The standard check-out time at Green Tortoise Hostel is 11:00 AM. Guests can usually check-in from 4:00 PM. Special arrangements may be available if discussed with the front desk.

How much does it cost to stay at Green Tortoise Hostel, San Francisco?

Usually Green Tortoise Hostel room prices are around $92/night, with the cheapest deals starting from $39/night. Prices vary based on many factors (e.g. dates, time of year, room type etc.) so use the form above to see deals for your intended stay.

Does Green Tortoise Hostel have a laundry service?

There’s a laundry service at Green Tortoise Hostel that can be used by guests. Guests can also use ironing facilities.

How far is Green Tortoise Hostel from Alcatraz?

Green Tortoise Hostel is a good place to stay to see Alcatraz. It’s 2 mi away.

Is Green Tortoise Hostel close to Lombard Street?

Lombard Street is also a popular place to see in San Francisco. It is 1 mi from Green Tortoise Hostel.