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City Hostel Seattle

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2327 2nd Ave., Seattle, WA 98121
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed in many hostels and the cleanliness of this hostel puts them to shame. It also has the best HOT shower that I've experienced in any hostel or major 4* hotel in a very cool bathroom. If you like a good shower then this hostel is a good option. My only constructive advice would be that the atmosphere sometimes... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've stayed in hostels before in Europe and had better expectations for one stateside, but this proved me wrong. The location can't be beat for touristy things - walking distance to the Space Needle, Pike Place Market, and more - but the room was so barren and uncomfortable we wouldn't return. Our room was also located right next to the... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've been in a lot of hostels and this one has surprisingly clean bathrooms and many private showers. The beds are just ok, our room smelled like humidity and was pretty dusty. Nothing I haven't seen in other hostels, though. Staff was really friendly and location is great: close to the public market, the water, and a lot of very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Warm welcome and goodbye. Fresh complimentary breakfast. Excellent shower and toilet facilities. Helpful and always cheerful staff. Great location, security and value for money. Close to bars, restaurants, Seattle centre and Pike Place Market. I don't have any negatives of real merit as the only issue we had was the room temperature which could be slightly regulated by the fan... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Perfect for exploring the city, kind staff, great breakfast, walking distance to a lot of Seattle attractions. This was the trip that made me want to live in Seattle. The hostel is safe, clean, and comfortable. I was a little disappointed in the lack of art. I hope they add more! I thought I'd never be comfortable sharing a bathroom,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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23 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We stayed at the City Hostel in a private room for 4 nights. Overall, it is okay, but certainly not the best hostel I have stayed in. We found the room to be fairly clean. It had a sink, which was a nice addition. Some of the bathrooms were well-kept, but others had leaky showers. The murals were interesting. The... More 

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This place was a pain in my butt to find, only because I was looking for a black building in which was pictured on their website. None the less, the outside of this building is gorgeous, once we found it, and the inside is eclectic. Loved it! Super creative! The staff was super nice and helpful. The breakfast though on... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Stopped there on the first nights on our trip north west and not disappointed. The general atmosphere is really good and the front desk staff really nice and helpful. We stayed in a 6 beds dorm and everything was clean and kinda new. The decoration of each is really something to see and not equivalent to any hostel I done... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

All the rooms were done by artist and ours was very interesting cough. Haha no it was pretty awesome bed was very comfy and the breakfast was standard. Location perfect to explore the amazing sights to see. The staff were very friendly helping us with every one of our needs. As a whole we enjoyed our stay.

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Vancouver, Canada
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12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The atmosphere is pretty cool and everything is very modern. Rooms are comfy enough but there are no individual lamps so the room light has to be on if people want to read or if they get in late, thus waking everybody up/keeping them awake. Also, the wifi doesnt actually work in the rooms and when it does work in... More 

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