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Centrally located between Chinatown, Fisherman’s Wharf, and all the public transit you need.  The Green Tortoise Hostel

is a safe place to call home in San Francisco. Eat breakfast with a new friend, play some pool, hang in the ballroom, and explore The City.


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Shared Dorm Rooms

Shared rooms with 2-4 bunk beds, sleeping 4-9 people. Lockers found underneath every bed. Locks for sale at the desk.

Private Rooms

A variety of private rooms available for 1, 2, or 3 guests. Perfect for anyone looking for some privacy on a budget.

Our Amenities

At the Green Tortoise, we want to make your stay as easy as possible. Take advantage of many free and useful amenities meant to relieve the stress of visiting a new city.

Our Location

Our location allows for a smooth and eventful visit to San Francisco. We are centrally located between historic Chinatown, North Beach (Little Italy), and the Financial District. Fisherman’s Wharf and Pier 39 are a quick walk away and the cable car takes our guests to Union Square with ease. Traversing San Francisco is a breeze as our hostel sits close to all types of public transportation: Muni, Bart, cable cars, and ferries!