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The Green Tortoise Hostel

105 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101 (Downtown)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

This hostel was amazing - You're a 25 minute away from Amtrak with buses right up the main street to Pike. You're location is perfect for a lot of the sightseeing in Seattle - short walk to the Space Needle, Pike St. Market, EMP Museum (which they have discounted tickets for!) ~Positives~ - 24/7 hour reception, able to come and... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Staff are friendly, rooms are clean, location is great only being a 5 min walk from transport and across from Pike Place Market. Its nice the way they have the bathrooms with separate rooms for the toilet and shower so you get privacy using a bathroom. I really liked this. I am also tall, so its nice that my feel... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I love everything about the Green Tortoise, it's my go to place to stay in Seattle. The hostel is always clean, rooms, bathrooms, and common areas. I love that breakfast is included. The staff are always friendly, and the different activities (pub crawls and so forth)a are a great way to get know others staying at the hostel. I've made... More

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New York
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119 reviews 119 reviews
20 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I really enjoyed staying here. Stayed in 3 different rooms over 4 nights. One 4 bed with 3 others, one four bed alone and in a queen bed, and in another 4 bed with 3 others. All 3 rooms were clean and warm enough. One was actually a little cold and they took care of it right away. The location,... More

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4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

This was my second stay at a hostel (the first was at a lighthouse near San Francisco). Loved my stay here. I talked my boyfriend into staying at the Green Tortoise. He had never stayed at a hostel and was a little leery of the new experience. But he agreed it was a great choice. Fast check in and helpful... More

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

This place is one of the nicest hostels I've ever stayed in. Prime location, we went to the market every morning, the original Starbucks is around the corner and lots of cute restaurants and bars. Went on the free pub crawl and free market tour, did I mention free!!! We were lucky that one of the nights there was a... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Great location as it is located just opposite famous Pike Place Market. Very near to the bus transit area on 3rd and 4th avenue. Within walking distance to most of the attractions in Seattle. Huge locker under the bed provided as well. However, the wifi only available at common area. It should make available in the rooms as well. They... More

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Kingston, Canada
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65 hotel reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

This is what other hostels should strive to grow up to be like. The place was obviously designed by people who have actually spent time in hostels. LOVED - the curtains around the bunks (get a lower bunk for best results); the fan and light at each bunk; the large storage lockers for my gear; the free breakfasts; the free... More

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Calgary, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Admittedly its offseason & not as packed as it could be, but this place has impressed me. Tuesday was taco night, a free meal provided by the hostel. It was one of the best taco dinners I've had. Veg options too. Today I did a food tour offered through the hostel. It lasted for 5 hours walking to all these... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

I only stayed here for one night and I was happy. Its not everyone cup of tea because it is in a busy part of downtown right next to public market. Breakfast was good. Staff are super friendly and informative. I'm not sure what happens but I lift to get some dinner and came back to the room smelling like... More

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Also Known As:
The Green Tortoise Hotel Seattle
The Green Tortoise Hotel
Address: 105 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101
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Location: United States > Washington > Seattle > Downtown , Pike Place Market
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #3 of 14 Specialty lodging in Seattle
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