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The Green Tortoise Hostel

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105 1/2 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101
The Green Tortoise Hostel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am a skeptic of hostels after having a family member that owned one, but they have made me a believer that they can be safe. I loved that it is located right downtown, so we could go out at night and just walk back. When we arrived, I appreciated that it was a locked door and that they had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a great experience in this hostel. The crew was super friendly and the structure of the place was not bad at all. One of the best features were the curtains in the beds, for your privacy. The conveniente machines with good peixes are also great, not to mention the decente breakfast and fun (and tasty) free dinners. On... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow everytime i travel on budget i use hostels and this i quite a diamond because its very clean Stuff is super friendly you can make your own Breakfast (Pancakes / Eggs) they offer some Pubcrawls (pretty cool) and Free Diners durring the week (???/THU/SUN) i got one of them and its perfect. Its located directly at Pike Public market... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These guys got it right! From the privacy of the curtains around the dorm beds, to the free dinners and breakfast, they set the bar HIGH. The place is super clean, located right across from Pike Place Market, and cozy. Bathrooms are luxury, and the kitchen is spacious for cooking and storing food. If I ever anywhere near Seattle again,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The right price and a fantastic location! You are right near Pike Place market and walking distance to local attractions. The hostel is very well maintained! Although you are right near the busy marketplace, the noise level is minimal at night. I would just make sure to double check your reservation if you make it on the website, we accidentally... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is older but that doesn't really matter too much. The bathrooms are made of substantial materials, no smushy wood, plastic or mold problems. The breakfast is MIY pancakes and eggs with fruit and pbj with toast. There is tea and coffee with sugar 24 hours a day. Dinner is served just about every other day and is free.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome! Place was lively with friendly understanding staff! Nice rooms stayed in the ( 4 queen bunk bed dorms) private showers and toilets were newly renovated. Great location for every thing. Free dinner 3 nights- amazing! Good vibe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We had a great stay at this hostel. We decided to stay here after our amazing stay in Sanfran. The amenities are great, rooms and bathrooms are spotless and the location is perfect. However! There is a guy working there. He is of very slim build, wears glasses and has black hair. As I was walking into the hostel with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

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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