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The Green Tortoise Hostel

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2.0 of 5
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105 1/2 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I spent 5 nights at Green Tortoise Hostel, and was so happy with my experience there! I stayed in a co-ed room of 8 (there are multiple room options - I just went with the cheapest available). It was a great deal, everything was comfortable, and I met lots of fantastic people. Each bed comes with a space underneath the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Comfortable four bunk room with security conscience helpful staff on duty 24/7. Bathrooms are more like Hotel quality. Rooms can get hot, but still a great Hostel in a convenient location next to Pike Market.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My brother and I stayed here for 5 nights as part of a trip of Canada and Seattle this month and, in both out opinion, it was the best hostel we stayed in during our stay. Curtains on the bunks give extra privacy, bathrooms mainly clean, free good dinners 3 nights a week plus bar crawl afterwards, fantastic location right... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The room with 8 single male bunks was tiny, very narrow with no table, smelly due to inadequate ventillation and a guy who insisted on turning off the window fan (and closing it). The showers were frequently short of hot water. There is no elevator if in case you are thinking of bringing camera gear or much luggage. You must... More 

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Turin, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't have great expectations but I actually enjoyed my time at Green Tortoise Hostel. Breakfast was served every day and was fine, even dinner wasn't too bad! They organize a lot of tours and the bathrooms were pretty clean at any time of the day even though I had to wait to use them in the morning (: overall... More 

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Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at this hostel for 1 night in may 2015. Lest start with the pros: 1 - Good bedrooms. Comfortable beds with curtains to give the privacy a little help, sink inside the bedroom, clean sheets and linens. 2 - Great location 3 - Friendly staff. Not so good points: 1 - Breakfast is available and free but, at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Is it sad that I got super excited over having curtains on a dorm bed? When you stay in as many hostels as I have in the past year you learn to cherish every bit of privacy you can get and having the curtains on the beds really makes a difference! The hostel is in a great location, right next... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located right near Pike Place Market this hostel is the perfect location right in the city centre. The rooms were kept clean and the front desk staff were helpful. Only downside is there is no air conditioning. They do have fans above each bed but middle of summer it does get warm. Otherwise everything else was what you'd expect from... More 

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San Francisco, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed staying at Green Tortoise. The location was fantastic, the price was good, the other guests were cool and interesting, the bed was comfortable, even if the room was a bit stuffy and warm and some of the staff were less than attentive. It was cool that they had breakfasts included, occasional dinners, and fun activities.

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in a private room with my traveling mate. We used the bunk beds with awesome space sheets. The hostel is perfectly located right next to Pike Market. It was walking distance to most everything. The price point was great and the staff made some great suggestions.

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