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City Hostel Seattle

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for 5 nights total at City Hostel Seattle with 3 friends during July of 2016. I got to the hostel with my friends after 24 hours in the car (we were taking a road trip to Seattle as a celebration for graduating), and arrived late at night (around 12:00am). The entire lobby was still full of energy-- this...

Thank kate_kougs
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We spent $240 US UPFRONT on a private room that had a sink and a bathtub. There was no plug provided for the bath and no signs anywhere in the room or on the website saying baths were prohibited. We were subsequently told after the fact that baths were NOT allowed (hence there being a Bathtub/shower in our private room)....

Thank alannahbilton
Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 2 December 2016

First it was pretty hard to find as there was no sign or housenumber at the door. Staff was friendly but only did what they had to do. Beds were super soft. Rooms were quite loud. No plugs next to the beds and only in very few bathrooms!!!

Thank sarahs123321
Bruxelles, Belgique
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Very nice hostel with super helpful and friendly staff. After a few days there it almost felt like they were housemates rather than staff. Excellent facilities (big kitchen and dining room, movie room in the basement, ...) and the cleanest and best hostel shower I have ever seen :) The shared bathrooms were brand new and huge, very comfortable. I...

Thank frosti2001
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Great place for adventuring, 10 min from the space needle and the Pike St Market. Beds were comfy enough and staff were helpful and always present. While they didn't always have events on they were happy to suggest places to eat and drink and to occasionally join you!

Thank MartinduckTong
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I've probably stayed in 300 hostels and this place is right in the middle. The good: great staff (although all seemed kinda burnt out on travelers), great location, affordable as far as American hostels go, overall fairly clean. The bad: just kind of tired and blah. I don't think they've really changed, or really cleaned, or spruced up, or done...

Thank Mark L
São Paulo, SP
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Me and my wife we stayed in a private room. The room was very spacious and clean. Even though it is a shared bedroom, there are so many bathroom in each floor that we never had to wait for anything. Also there is a sink in the room, which helps out for brushing teeth and so on. Location is perfect!...

Thank João M
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Amazing location. Walking distance to countless restaurants and bars. This hostel is about a 5-10 minute walk from the Pike Place Market and about 15-20 minutes from the space needle. The hostel rooms were great with each room portraying different themes of artwork. The room that my friends and I ended up in was one of the human heart which...

Thank Simone L
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I had a private room, adorned with marine-themed artwork, it was like I was in the aquarium! Staff friendly, helpful and efficient - several of us arrived at once off the Victoria ferry and they were well-prepared with extra staff. You didn't feel rushed, they checked you in then asked if you had any questions. The room had a hand...

Thank Kathy O
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 21 September 2016

What a great experience we had at this hostel. My hubby and I are older (50 &60) and noticed a lot of older folks at this location too. The staff were excellent. Really responsive when I emailed asking questions and great in person too. We booked a private room with a shared bath and requested one close to the ground...

Thank Jen78703

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Additional Information about City Hostel Seattle

Address: 2327 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-1782
Region: United States > Washington > Seattle > Belltown
Price Range: $49 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 40
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“Turn the noisy fan off at night and slumber in the heat!”
 of 5 bubbles 58kathyo, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The rooms along the front of the hostel (over 2nd Ave) can be a bit noisy.”
  • You can see the space needle!
 of 5 bubbles Jen78703, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“email the hostel to inquire about individual rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 6generationFL, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the kitchen!”
 of 5 bubbles SteamboatTravelers, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Book well in advance and keep an open mind!”
 of 5 bubbles wheresmejumpa, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
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