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The Green Tortoise Hostel

Booking.comUSD 72*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

The location is amazing, right next to pike place market. The rooms were a good size and clean and the curtains on your bed for privacy was a great touch, I did seem to get given a smaller thinner blanket than everyone else in my room, but there is a very decent sized locker in each room. Staff were pretty...

Thank Joe D
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for just one night as I was attending a gig at the Show Box, conveniently just around the corner! First impressions were that the hostel was super clean, I liked the individual bathrooms, my room slept four people, the beds had curtains for privacy which I've not seen elsewhere so I loved this touch! I spent a...

Thank Sarah F
Merimbula, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 16 November 2016

They made a mistake, so when we got there to check-in they didn't have our reservation. That was quite lame cause whole city was fully booked. But they were really nice at reception...owner even offered us bed in his house, but than before midnight some people didn't show up so we got our bed in the hostel. Otherwise hostel is...

1Thank Katja K
Reviewed 15 November 2016

One night stay only but have also stayed here for two nights in the past (similar experience). Pros: - central location. Across from Pike place market, easy walking distance to most amenities in downtown Seattle. -beds had individual lights/fan and privacy curtains. -reasonably priced. -seemed to have plenty of activities planned so lots opportunities to meet fellow travelers. Cons: -...

Thank Niamh N
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Upon arrival, the staff member was not very happy to be working so it seemed. I tried to check in and my credit card was previously charged for my stay before i arrived, i know this because i had already paid it off. So, it was a bit of a surprise when I was not allowed in. I didn't have...

4Thank Jade K
Mesa, AZ, United States
Reviewed 26 October 2016

First and Pike has always been the worst location in Seattle as far as street people hanging out and being dangerous. It is also fairly ugly. But it just across the street from the Pike Place market which is wonderful and deserves multiple visits. Also, the hostel is really wonderful and well managed. They keep it really clean and deserve...

2Thank James S
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights in 4 bed dorm. Good - privacy curtains, power points and lamp in each bunk - large lockers fitting suitcase and daybag - window and ventilation fan in room - very large bathrooms - wifi worked well - great location. Short walk from light rail when coming from airport. Walking distance to Pike Place Market,...

2Thank Kate J
Stamford, Connecticut
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This hostel was fantastic - basic rooms, but clean. The bathrooms are all individual toilet + showers so you have more privacy than what I've seen in other U.S. hostels. The staff was awesome, and they have a lot of events that they put on for free within the hostel itself. They also have affiliation with some of the major...

Thank SoloHiker411
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Free Breakfast, free dinners occasionally, lots of tours, movie-night, perfect location next to the pike place, friendly staff, and a unique Queen-size bed dorm. What else do you need? They've got everything you'd love to have, in a cheap price!

1Thank Isaac725
Reviewed 28 September 2016

It's well organized, cleaned and very friendly. My room windows was on the side of the street so the noise was terrible, everything else was nice. The location it's just perfect, the only little problem is that there is no elevator and lots of stairs!

Thank Marianna B

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Green Tortoise Hostel

Address: 105 1/2 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101
Region: United States > Washington > Seattle
Price Range: $53 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Green Tortoise Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Be sure to wake up early if you want to eat the free breakfast. It runs out fast”
  • The Quad room
mervinmer, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Queen-size bed dorm is amazing”
Isaac725, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the room that over looks the Pike Place Market.”
  • Corner of the self-serve kitchen where you can get your java fix.
  • Fill your bottles with cool, clean water!
  • Another view of the common area taken from the adjoining room (another common area).
  • More views of the common area.
  • Door way to the rooms.
  • Two out of the three bathrooms on the first floor.
513carmenv, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“you need a lock”
najasin, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“queen beds are much roomier than the regular beds and come with more space to store stuff underneath”
43chelseaf, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
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