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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 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 March 8, 2015

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 March 7, 2015

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 February 27, 2015 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

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 January 14, 2015

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 January 13, 2015

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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