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The Green Tortoise Hostel

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“each bunk”(28 reviews)
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

Had a great experience here. Arrived early, so was able to drop my bags off for free before check in (and store after checkout as well before my evening train). The dorm room beds are comfortable and private, the fan was much appreciated! Kitchen was...More

1  Thank CrimeNinja
Response from GreenTortoiseSeattle, Public Relations Manager at The Green Tortoise HostelResponded 30 June 2017

Hi CrimeNinja! (Love your user name ;) Thank you so much for your awesome review. We are glad you had a great experience with us and appreciate the tip on the bathmats. We hope to host you again soon!

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing place to stay if you are going to Seattle. First location. It is centrally located to 2 link stations. It's a 4-6.00 ride to the space needle. You can walk everywhere else. It is up the street from the museum. Ok...More

Thank reyna1234
Response from GreenTortoiseSeattle, Public Relations Manager at The Green Tortoise HostelResponded 30 June 2017

Wow! Thank you so very much for your awesome review. We really appreciate all the great things you said about us. I'm glad you had a fun time on the canoe trip and that the staff was warm and welcoming. I will pass on your...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017

I cannot praise this hostel enough. And I've stayed in hostels around the world: Japan, Italy, Ireland, France, and across America... this hostel has so many perks. The entrance door locks after a certain time, I believe 11 pm, so you'll feel safe as you...More

1  Thank KimS1988
Response from GreenTortoiseSeattle, Public Relations Manager at The Green Tortoise HostelResponded 30 June 2017

Thank you so much for your amazing review! Not only did you say wonderful things about us, you gave future guests a very comprehensive overview of what they can expect when staying with us. We could not have said it better ourselves! Thanks again, and...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017

We arrived at the hostel and the girl at the desk was not welcoming at all. In fact, it seemed like we were an inconvenience to her day. She begrudgingly showed us to our room without cracking a smile or asking us how we were...More

3  Thank Iain B
Response from GreenTortoiseSeattle, Public Relations Manager at The Green Tortoise HostelResponded 30 June 2017

We are very sorry you did not have a good experience at the hostel. Everyone has bad days and sometimes that leaks over into work. We apologize that you were not welcomed kindly. We will have a chat with our staff about being more cheerful....More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This hostel is located in a perfect location. Good wifi. Good staff. Close to everything. There are ATM's in case you need. The sink in the bathroom could be better. The breakfast is good, not many options, but good for a hostel. I had a...More

2  Thank Yuri M
Response from GreenTortoiseSeattle, Public Relations Manager at The Green Tortoise HostelResponded 30 June 2017

Thank you so much for your 5star review! We really appreciate it. We are glad you found the ATMs and location to be convenient. Sorry that you were slightly dissatisfied with the sink, what can we do to improve it? Thanks again and we hope...More

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USD 36 - USD 98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from Virginia L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry late response. I usually just took local bus transportation and the light rail to get around the city. From the SEATAC airport, I walked to light rail that is connected to airport and that took me to Seattle. Hope this... More
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Response from GreenTortoiseSeattle | Property representative |
Hi! We have a lot of older people stay with us. We do not currently have bed bugs. If there is every any issue with bed bugs, it is handled quickly and professionally so the issue does not spread. There is no way for us to... More
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"withholding this info to protect my spot for future bookings :-)"
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"All rooms are good and spacious"
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"You can request a lower bunk, the upper ones are a pain!"
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"free breakfast, eight or six beds, restroom, common area, smoke room, windows, lock storage, activities, pub..."
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