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The Green Tortoise Hostel

105 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101 (Downtown)
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013
Chrissele Imst, Austria
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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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Imst, Austria
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38 reviews 38 reviews
31 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

The Location was really good, close to public transport, but also to the market and a lot of restaurants, etc. The people were super nice and helped us booking our bus to vancouver (with a super cheap company!! Thanks for that!). The breakfast was a good mixture between diyo and buffet and we even got dinner once for free! The... More

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Halifax, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I'm a details guy, so I hope they help you. This is really a great hostel. It's clean, friendly, active and in a great location. - 3 blocks from University Light Rail stop - 1 block from Pike's Place market - Separate bathroom / showers - Towel Rental $1. - Clean sheets are included. - Make your own pancakes/eggs/toast is... More

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I would not stay at this hostel unless you plan on mingling with druggies and like to have your things go missing. Staff is arrogant and useless with people skills! I have stayed here a few times and this has been a consistent issue. The hostel staff got upset with me when i asked them for breakfast not realizing that... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I stayed here for 4 nights in October. This is a great hostel right in the centre of town, really close to all the tourist hotspots and transport links. The beds come with spacious lockers, a good amount of plugs each, a fan, and a privacy curtain (which I wish more hostels would do). There's free breakfast everyday and free... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

I was here in June 2013 because as a solo traveler I wanted an economical place to stay where I could meet other travelers and be near the best attractions. No doubt it's a great and popular hostel. Located just steps from the Pike Place Market and within walking distance of everything, it's an outstanding bargain. When you enter the... More

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

It was first time I have hostel there. I arrived there late by Amtrak. It was no problem when I check in at about 11 PM and get upper bunk. I can't sleep with light on. I like curtain around bunks there. Finally they turn light off so I fell asleep. I enjoyed breakfast there. The orange juice machine was... More

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Whistler, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

This place was great. Best location you could ask for, across the street from the market and harbor. Great food in the area and plenty of interesting characters wandering around. Rooms was decent size, beds were comfy, bathrooms were very nice for a hostel. The staff were very helpful in splitting our bill and directing us around town. Free breakfast... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I flew from the UK to Reykjavik (definitely worth a visit) and then onto Seattle earlier this year. A friend recommended this hostel to me, and I'm happy to say it was a solid recommendation! A lot of the other reviews will tell you how great the breakfast here is, and you can add me to that list- really impressed... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

I travelled by myself and found this hostel to be awesome. Easy train ride from the airport and perfect location opposite the Pike Market. The breakfast was great with a good selection and pancakes were also available. It was a really homely hostel and super easy to meet people. I met heaps of awesome people which added to my experience... More

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Billings, Montana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

The main lure to this hostel is the proximity to Pike's Market and that they have a deal worked out with a parking garage so that out-of-towners do not have to worry about finding a parking spot on the street. The room was, for the most part, clean; however, the fans provided need a good dusting because when my roommate... More

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