Green Tortoise Hostel | San Francisco, California | Rooms
Backpacker hostel San Francisco comfortable and clean

Private Twin - Dorm for 2!

Backpacker hostel San Francisco dorm double bed

Triple Dorms - Double bed and a single

Backpacker hostel San Francisco private room

Private Double Rooms - a little more moola for a little more privacy - movies, alarm clock, fresh linens and towels included


We have a variety of  rooms and beds to choose from: Mixed Dorm, Female Dorm, Double Bed Dorm, Private Double, Three Person Dorm (Triple) and Two Person Dorm (Twin). 

Dorm Rooms

Dorm Beds have personal reading lights, under-bed lockers and all the linens you need for your stay! Our dorm beds are big and luciously spacious so you can sit completely upright. The under-bed locker is large enough for a round-the-world backpack and even those large wheelies and can be secured with a padlock (so bring your own or buy one from the front desk for $5)

Double Dorm Beds. For couples or friends that want to share a bed in a room with fewer people, we have a few double beds in dorms. This is not a "Private" room unless you book the entire room.

"Private Rooms"

Double Private Rooms. We know what it's like to need a little privacy on the road! All the double privates (one double bed) come with reading lights, hairdryer, alarm clock and free movies. Just the break you need/deserve as a traveler! Double privates are for two persons max. Please note that bathrooms in our hostel are shared, but private use along the corridors and our 4 story building does not have an elevator. Please call ahead if you have any questions about if our Party hostel is right for you!

Twin (two person dorms).  These rooms have a bunk bed and come with all the features of a dorm, but with only two persons per room.  Great if you're traveling with a friend and want some privacy!

Triple (three person dorm).  Our triple private rooms have a triple bunk bed, with a double bed below and a single bed above.  These rooms are the same price per person as three dorm beds -- a bargain for a having a room to your 3 person group!


Booking online directly with us at our reserve now page costs the same as walking in or calling us. Book directly through our website, and avoid the booking fees that other booking engines charge (typically 10-15%) in addition to your reservation.   All rates do not include tax. We require a refundable key deposit of $20 per person in cash only. $20 key deposit appears as an extra charge on your reservation in the reservation pages that follow. Rates listed are the Cash price. A credit card surcharge applies per night, $1 Dorm, $2 private room. We only take Visa, Mastercard or Cash. Your payment is due at check-in and is not charged when you reserve online, only an authorization is made at that time.

Breakfast, dinners (3 times a week!), internet & WiFi, under-bed lockers, day storage, sauna, massage chair, maps, travel assistance, linens, kitchen use and the pool table are included in the price!


For 2014 we have the following rates.

If you ever experience difficulties booking on our site, please contact us directly 24 hrs a day - 415 834 1000 or email us -

Please note, these rates do not include taxes, we are required to collect a 2.75% TID & MED* tax on all reservations year round and The City of San Francisco Hotel tax TOT* of 14% beginning March 1st thru Oct 15 on dorm beds (Fri- Sun) and all week from April 18th-Oct 15th & year round on private rooms. We reserve the right to change prices without notice.

*TID (Tourist improvement district 1.5%) *MED (Moscone Expansion disctrict 1.25%) *TOT (Hotel tax 14%)

*We have a 2 night minimum stay on double private & twin private rooms between Dec 30th & Jan 1st.

  March 1 - April 17
March 1 - April17
(Fri - Sun)
April 18 - May 31 June 1- Oct 14
Dorm beds, per person $29.99 $34.99 $34.99 $36.99
Double Dorm Bed
(not a private room)
$59.98 $69.98 $69.98 $73.98
Double Privates and Twin dorms $79.99 $84.99 $84.99 $84.99
Triple Dorms $89.97 $104.97 $104.97 $110.97


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494 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133 - Tel: 1.415.834.1000 - Fax: 1.415.956.4900

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