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494 Broadway Street, North Beach, San Francisco, CA 94133, United States of America – Show map
|Single Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room with Shared Bathroom|
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|Single Bed in Female Dormitory Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Standard Room with Shared Bathroom|
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Green Tortoise Hostel's staff speaks: Italian, Spanish, English
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Safeway (0.5 miles) The Nature stop (0 miles) Trader Joes (0 miles)
Chinatown (0.1 miles) Ferry Plaza Farmer's Market (0.6 miles) Whole Foods Market (1.5 miles)
Loving Hut (0.6 miles) Naked Lunch bar & restaurant (0 miles) Sotto Mare (0.6 miles)
Cafe Trieste (0.6 miles) Specs Bar (0.2 miles)
Coit Tower (0.2 miles) Mt Tamalpais State Park (15 miles) Twin Peaks (5 miles)
Golden Gate Park (4 miles) Lake Merritt (12 miles) Stow Lake, Golden Gate Park (4 miles)
Fisherman's Wharf (1 miles) Golden Gate Bridge (3 miles) Muir Woods (15 miles)
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Extra beds are not available.
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A security deposit of USD 20 is required upon arrival for incidental charges. This deposit is fully refundable upon check-out and subject to a damage inspection of the accommodation.
Based on 431 reviews
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Serving a daily breakfast with bagels, fruit, coffee, and more, this San Francisco hostel is conveniently located within a 5-minute walk of Union Square. Each guest room includes free Wi-Fi.
Score from 683 reviews Very good
Around the corner from area attractions, including the Moscone Convention Center, and easily accessible from Chinatown, this hotel is centered in the heart of the city and offers comfortable...
Score from 1117 reviews Good
Featuring a daily free breakfast and free Wi-Fi, USA Hostels San Francisco is just a 5-minute walk to cable cars and Union Square. San Francisco’s Chinatown is just a 10-minute walk away.
Score from 647 reviews Very good
Placed in downtown San Francisco's Tenderloin district, only a few minutes from popular attractions such as Union Square, this motel offers comfortable accommodations in a central and convenient...
Score from 588 reviews Good
May 22, 2015
The building was once a grand old lady but is looking a bit tired but still would stay there again.
Facilities, variety of hot drinks available and central location as able to walk to a lot of places.
May 6, 2015
Don't expect everything to be perfectly clean and neat. But hey, it's a hostel!
We arrived in the evening after a 12 hours flight from Europe and spontaneously joined the dinner group that is organized regularly. Very fun.
May 3, 2015
narrow stairs (guests to carry all heavy luggages to upstair), nightlife noises
ambience, breakfast, close to the legendary City Lights bookstore & Chinatown
April 30, 2015
The staff were amazing!
April 26, 2015
The birds nest was sweet! Everything about this place was awesome.
April 21, 2015
Very dirty! It was horrible. I planned to stay 5 nights but I stayed 1 night and left it...
April 4, 2015
The hotel was perfect for my stay and for anyone travelling on a budget who wants a great place to stay and to meet lots of people. The hostel was clean, the people were all friendly, and the breakfast, the regular free dinners and planned activities makes it a great place to stay!!! Would highly recommend.
March 19, 2015
Cool party atmosphere
March 13, 2015
The window in my room, didnt close completely allowing mosquito's to come in.
This hostel is very close to many touristy places to go to. Downtown is a 10 min walk and also has the BART connections, piers are about 20 min walk, and Chinatown is only 3 blocks away. Private rooms have their own building with working kitchen.
March 9, 2015
This was my first time staying at a hostel. The staff was very accommodating. Sarah at the front desk even helped us with transportation from the airport when our flight was delayed and wouldn't arrive into San Francisco until after midnight.
March 3, 2015
Very loud at night especially at the Weekend - I wouldn't stay here again. The smell in the rooms is awful.
Breakfast for free, free wifi, but not very fast.3 times free dinner.
March 2, 2015
Shower water in one of the bathrooms were not hot enough.
Heard from roomate that this hostel is one the top 10 hostels in the world. I don't know whether it's true but my stay here was a plus for me visit to SF. The staff were so nice and helpful. Great food for breakfast compared with other hostels. They even hire live band on every Monday! Location was convenient. Since I love walking so it was not too far for me to go to most attractions and downtown. It was also safe even in the evening since you can walk back through Chinatown(Grant Ave.) from the south and Columbus Ave. from the north. I saw some comments saying it was noisy but I found it alright maybe I stay here on weekdays.
February 24, 2015
They always give good advice~and really helpful!
February 24, 2015
The Wi-Fi connection in the room was a bit iffy.
The free dinners/breakfast are awesome! The bed I was assigned to was one of the best bunks I've slept in during my travels.
February 19, 2015
tiny room 방이 좀 좁은 편
Good Location to Fishermans. Kind staff Nice event 워셔맨스 워프 걸어서 15분정도 직원들이 친절했고요 여러가지 이벤트가 있어서 좋았어요
February 19, 2015
Great location in sf, close to bart station on Montgommery, Columbus offers tons of food and shop options. We had a private room in the annex building and it was wonderful. Had a shared kitchen and bathroom. Gorgeous view of the city. Main building only 1 block away. Main building kitchen was awesome, great facility, well organized, friendly staff. Front desk staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. Every weekday there are groups events going on, posted right in the lobby. Great find! We would stay here again.
February 8, 2015
Lots of adult clubs in the area. Room size very small
The privacy of the apartments the block away from hostel. Great selection of tea and coffee in kitchen
January 20, 2015
I stayed in a private room located in a separate building to the main hostel. It was comfortable and cosy. Restroom was just outside my door and the kitchen was quite good. It's a great location to base yourself, easy walking distance to many attractions and public transport. Be prepared to tackle stairs with your suitcases but mostly it's a great affordable option in an expensive (but beautiful) city.
January 7, 2015
Strip clubs next door have annoying girls who pester you to come in while you walk by (male review obviously ;) )
Free breakfast, cheap stay, great people to meet, tons of fun things to do each night. Ballroom provides great vibes for hanging out, easy going staff and laid back rules
January 5, 2015
Absolutely everything!!! Awesome staff, cool people, great location.
January 1, 2015
great location, free breakfast and sometimes veggie dinner! Sleeping rooms are clean and most people are quiet by night.
December 23, 2014
the smell of weed :)
The friendliness of the staff,
December 19, 2014
people common rooms
December 10, 2014
the pool table was way unlevel and the sticks were beat up...
it was a new experience stayin in a hostel but i met some great people and was in a perfect location for my class
December 2, 2014
An Italian guy was rude to me at the kitchen. Also Asian lady who work at kitchen was also a bit rude. They can be better.
Lounge is great with many space and piano which random guests play. Nice staff at reception. Bed is cleaner than I thought.
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