The Green Tortoise is San Francisco's favorite hostel for a reason. We are more than a hostel... we are a full service, fully accommodating, fun, comfortable and welcoming hostel. People that love to travel run our hostel. Our knowledgeable staff will always take the time to help you with your holiday to ensure that it is the best that it can be! No matter your question, we have the answers... whether it be where to buy postcards or how to find the best deals on flights!
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. 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!
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. There's no curfew, a huge kitchen, giant common room with pool and foosball, a piano, stereo, cable TV, a 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 partner.