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City Hostel Seattle

2327 2nd Ave., Seattle, WA 98121 (Ballard)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Overall this was a good experience. The location was great, you can pretty much walk to all the major attractions, and the rooms and bathrooms are spacious and you never have to wait. The room did feel a bit dated but the beds and linen were good. The general facilities were also pretty good - overall not a bad place... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Me and a friend stayed at the hostel for 2 nights. Everything was fine. The location is great. We wanted to come back a week later and made a reservation at the front desk. We told the guy the date at least 3times. He repeated the correct date. A week later I called them to let them know we'll be... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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153 reviews 153 reviews
7 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place looked better than some of the other Seattle option so I went with it. I wasn't disappointed but there were something that just didn't roll with me. One being the decoration in our room. I know they're all painted my local artists, but our room just looked dirty and unclean. There was also medial diagrams of spines and... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this hostel is probably the best thing it has going for it. The staff are really helpful even though they didn't know the answer to a lot of my questions they always looked up the answer for me. There isn't a lot of seats in the kitchen so at breakfast a lot of people were sitting in... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we were met by reception, City Hostel Seattle did a great job of making me and my companion travelers feel welcome, and quickly helped us secure our bikes in their secure storage area even though we arrived at 11 PM. The amenities were better than your average hostel. The staff was friendly, available 24 hours a day,... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just finished up a 3 night stay at the City Hostel and was very pleased. The staff was very friendly and numerous (the desk is manned 24 hrs a day) I felt very safe with key card entry into the building and the desk staff double checking everyone's cards as they came in. The rooms and bathrooms were very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only stayed one night on our way between San Francisco and Vancouver but we'll be coming back. Excellent location, great clean bathrooms, adequate breakfast an friendly staff. The only minor point I'd make is that our 6 bed dorm was quite cramped with little space to store our stuff. No biggy and didn't bother us. We'll be staying here again... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I really liked this place. It was relaxed and friendly and in a great location, with bars and restaurants all around (including the legendary Crocodile Cafe venue!) and within easy reach of the Market, Space Needle etc. We stayed in a four-bed dorm decorated, like all the others, by a local artist and were surrounded by amazing portraits of film... More

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11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

The location of the hostel is perfect for trips to all interesting sites. Staff is very nice and the hostel is very clean. Why three points - because the beds (mattress) was very bad. Both of us had back pain after each night. so if you are young and don't have problems with your back - stay there.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We stayed in a private room, room 300 which was decorated in a ghastly pink on every, with a mural of an opium addled naked woman on the wall. Not what we had in mind. Had we known we would have been in this room we wouldn't have stayed here. Worse than the sickly decor, there was a hair on... More

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Address: 2327 2nd Ave., Seattle, WA 98121
Location: United States > Washington > Seattle > Ballard
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 40
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