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The Green Tortoise Hostel

105 1/2 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101 (Pike Place Market)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Private bathrooms and comfortable mattresses. Beware: there are no elevators! Have to carry your luggage up flights of stairs but definitely worth it. The front desk customer service is nice and they are very informative on local tours. If you arrive before check in time, they allow you to store your luggage for free while you kill time in the... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel was wonderfully located, just across the street from Pike Place market. I was traveling with one other friend and we went every day during our stay for meals/snacks (though it closes at 6). It's also an ideal spot for hopping on a bus to many different parts of the city--very central. There are museums/things to do within walking... More 

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charlotte
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location. Target next door in case you forgot anything. Steps from the market where difficult food choices abound. Walking distance to many many many of seattles best attractions. I recommend the chihuly exhibit or a seahawks game. The staff was really cool and eclectic. A couch in the common area would be an upgrade I'd make. All around great... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here mid-November for 4 nights. It is truly the best location. Wonderful staff who really put the effort into making it not just another hostel. We felt welcomed and included in all the activities and free dinners/breakfasts put on. The beds were remarkably comfy and warm in quiet rooms. The hostel is situated in downtown Seattle so there... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

overall it was a decent stay. The food was great. They do a daily breakfast & serve a free lunch on Sun, Tue & Thur evenings at 7pm. The food is great and the cook is friendler than most of the desk staff at this particular hostel. For all the pomp & circumstance their website boasts it falls way short.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After having horrible flight delays, I arrived at 4:00 am to the Green Tortoise. Justin, who was working the late shift, was very welcoming and made checking in and getting settled easy and quick. Other comments said the neighborhood felt dangerous or threatening, but I didn't feel that way at all, despite arriving in the middle of the night.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for only 2 nights but spent a fair bit of time at this hostel and got a fair feel for this place. As the title says, I think the two person bunks in shared dorms are well priced, however we were unlucky to get the top bunk in a mixed dorm which also had a really small storage... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really great hostel. Very central being just opposite Pike Place Market and only a few minutes walk from the main shopping district. EMP Museum and Pioneer Square also within walking distance. The beds were extremely comfortable, as you get your own lamp and curtain for privacy. Thick mattresses and clean linen too. Very quiet so easy to sleep, very modern,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

If you're staying here, you're staying here because you love the location and you've been priced out of the rest of Seattle--and for those reasons, it is an excellent choice. I had heard bad things about the hostel from some people I knew, but after a few days staying in a different terrible place, I decided to give it a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

A clean and tidy hostel in a perfect location right near pike street markets and numerous other attractions and bars, with staff that are more then willing to assist you if you have any problems. The wooden lockers can be noisy when people are going into them at night but nothing to disturb your sleep too much

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Address: 105 1/2 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101
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Location: United States > Washington > Seattle > Pike Place Market
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Number of rooms: 30
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