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Green Tortoise Backpacker Hostel
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Address : 494 Broadway , SF
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San Francisco's Highest Rated Hostel for a reason.
Green Tortoise is more than a hostel. We offer a full service adventure
travel company and will spend more time with you to make sure your stay
here and other stops on your trip are what you expect and deserve.
We do it better than any other place because we are run by people that love
Why Green Tortoise?
More for the money, FREE HIGH SPEED INTERNET! FREE FULL BREAKFAST!
FREE PARTIES! FREE DINNERS! FREE UNDER BED LOCKERS! FREE SAUNA!
FREE TOUR INFORMATION! FREE SPIRITED!!
All this and a great location to be yourself in the City by the Bay. We know
our hostel is the value for your Euro, Dollar or Peso and when you stay, you
feel like a part of our family because we may not tuck you in, but take care
of you like no other place you've been before. It's our mission to make your
stay San Francisco the best possible - you need anything, all you have to do
is ask us and we'll help without hesitation. We are here for you, not the
other way around.
Fantastic Location. Best Facilities. Fun Parties! Our San Francisco Hostel is
located in the North Beach area(Little Italy), famous for entertainment, book
stores, and beat generation history. You come to San Francisco to explore
and the hostel is only a few moments walk to Chinatown, a short walk along
the San Francisco Bay to Fisherman’s Wharf as well as located one block
from public transportation to take you all over the Bay Area. From your room
to any part of the City, it’s easy to navigate and our friendly staff will take
the time to give you a free map and directions anywhere you wish to spend
your day as well as give you suggestions on what’s cool to do in San
Francisco that day! !
Why Green Tortoise?
Clean, Fun, Safe with real Travelers Only and an international staff of travel
folks just like you!
We know what you need because we listen to our guests and constantly
offer different services to make your stay as great as possible. You asked
for it and we deliver High Speed Internet, Wireless Internet, Free Breakfast,
Free Sauna, Free linens, Free Dinners three times a week, Movie Nights to
relax, Open Mic Entertainment, Impromptu Musical Acts and the most laid
back place for you to be yourself. To make it like your home, there’s no
Curfew, Huge Kitchen, Giant Common Room with Pool and Foosball, Piano,
Stereo, Cable TV, 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 bed with reading lights, self locking
doors and new friends to meet. Our Private rooms give you a real home
away from home feel with comfy beds and a few with TV and a large
selection of movies for free so you can chill out and have quiet time with
your travel mate.
We also offer 3 dinners a week and frequent parties in our unrestored, turn
of the century ball room. All free when you make Green Tortoise Guest
House your home, and yes, the showers are hot and we’ll give you a clean
towel for your time here!!
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. 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, US cash or US$
Travelers Cheques for payment at the hostel. Sorry, no personal checks can
Please note that there is a $20 key deposit for each person which is returned
upon checkout. The key deposit must be paid in cash or travelers checks.
Sorry, but the key deposit cannot be put on your credit card.
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.
Map And/or Directions - Green Tortoise Backpackers
Green Tortoise Backpackers
San Francisco, USA
San Francisco International Airport:
We Recommend American Airporter (415-202-0733), But There Are Many
Others. You Do Not Need A Reservation - Just Walk Up To One And Tell
Them Where You Want To Go - 494 Broadway. Cost Is $15-$17.
Bart(Underground) - Costs $4.70 - Takes 30 Min. Leaves Every 15 Min.
First Train Leaves SFO At 4:10 Am And Last Is At 11:54 Pm, First Train From
Montgomery St. Station Leaves At 4:50 Am And Last Train Is At 12:44 Am.
First Train Departs SFO At 5:57 Am And Last Is At 11:54 Pm. First Train From
Montgomery St. Station Is At 6:23 Am And Last Is At 12:44 Am.
Sundays / Holidays:
First Train Departs SFO At 7:57 Am And Last Is At 11:54 Pm. First Train From
Montgomery St. Station Is At 8:53 And Last Is At 12:44 Am.
Samtrans Kx Or 292 Runs From Airport To Transbay:
* Kx Express Is 20 Min (No Luggage!) - $3.50
* 292 Is 50 Mins - $1.25
From Transbay They Walk To 3rd & Mission And Catch The #15 Muni Bus
($1) To Broadway & Columbus (Condor Bar).
The Last #292 From Transbay To SFO Is Midnight.
Catch The #397 To Palo Alto Via SFO. It Leaves At 1:15am (2:15am, Etc) &
Arrives At The Airport At 2:03am (3:03am, Etc).
Will Cost From $25 - $35.
From the Oakland Airport, get the Air Bart shuttle and it takes you to the
station. From here get any San Francisco bound train and exit at
Montgomery Street stop. Walk one block away from the clock tower to
Kearny and turn right. You can walk it in 8 minutes or get the Muni Bus #9 or
#15 and get off at Broadway (Without Crossing The Street You Can Only Go
In One Direction) To Kearny.
The Transbay Terminal Is On Mission @ First Street.
Public Transport: Walk To Third Street And Catch The #15 Muni Bus (Which
Has "Fisherman's Wharf" On The Front) For $1.25 Exact Change.
Get Off At The Corner Of Broadway And Columbus At The Condor Bar.
Walk One Block Along Broadway (Without Crossing The Street You Can Only
Go In One Direction) To Kearny.
Walking: Just Walk To Third Street, Turn Right And Walk All The Way Up To
Broadway About Ten Short Blocks (After You Cross Market, Third Street
Becomes Kearny Street).
From The South:
Take 101 North, As You Pass Army Street (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 St, Don't
Change Lanes) Exit At 4th St Exit But Curve Left Onto Bryant (Not Right
Onto 4th) Take Bryant 1 Block And Turn Left On 3rd St. Follow 3rd All The
Way To Market And As You Cross Market It Becomes Kearny. Follow Kearny
To Broadway And Try To Find Parking (Hah!)
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 St, Turn Right On 3rd St, Follow
3rd To Market Where It Becomes Kearny And On To Broadway.