Green Tortoise Hostel, San Francisco

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Green Tortoise Hostel, San Francisco

  • Marker details
  • DescriptionDearest Travelers,

    Thank you for checking out our listing. Due to the "shelter in place" order placed on San Francisco and now the State of California, we will be suspending our hippohelp listing and the ability to take on volunteers at the present time. The order is in place until April 30th, 2020 and could be extended or adjusted at any time. Please do take good care of each other and follow the recommendations and guidelines specified by your countries CDC or health department.

    We value our staff & community and are following CDC prevention tips to maintain hygiene in our hostel.


    Wash hands for 20 sec using soap and water
    Elbow - cough into it
    Face - don't touch mouth, nose or eyes
    Feet - stay 6 feet away from people
    Feel sick - stay home and follow guidelines for reporting symptoms to CDC or your doctor.

    Stay safe and sanitize, please continue to monitor our site for any updates. We hope to see you in the future as a guest or volunteer!

    Green Tortoise Hostel
    San Francisco.

    This hostel in San Francisco is a full service, fun, comfortable, and welcoming hostel. Located in the North Beach area (Little Italy), famous for entertainment, bookstores, and Beat Generation history. The hostel is close to Chinatown, Fisherman’s Wharf, and public transportation that can take you all over the Bay Area.
  • LocationUnited States, California, San Francisco County, San Francisco

  • Work
  • Type of work Cooking / Shopping
    General maintenance
  • Hours per day All jobs are unpaid and are based on a work trade agreement. In exchange for 23 hrs work we are offering a free bed in a shared room in our hostel, free breakfast every morning, and free food on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
  • Work requirements: We are ideally looking for someone who can stay 1 or 2 months but longer stays can be reviewed if all goes well and standards are maintained. We are looking for upbeat people for 2020. Inquiries about other months are considered if you are planning ahead. Please be detailed about your dates and availability.
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Send a message to inquire.
  • Duration of stay: 1- 2 months
  • Maximum number of helpers: 2
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:English
  • Has pets? No, we do not have pets, but we love them!
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: Shared dormitory accommodation in rooms that sleep 4-8 people
  • Additional info
  • Check out our website at to see our video and what we are about! We are located at 494 Broadway, San Francisco. CA 94133. + 1 415 834 1000. We are a 24 hour business. You can also email our work exchange site directly at: for details about the specific jobs, skills and requirements.