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City Hostel Seattle

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2327 2nd Ave., Seattle, WA 98121
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The best thing about this hostel is it's location. It's within walking distance of Pike Place Market in one direction and The Space Needle in the other. My main two criteria for any accommodation that I stay in is that it's clean and that's it's secure, The City Hostel is both. We stayed in a private room with shower. The... More 

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Falmouth, Mass.
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My teenaged son and I spent one night at this hostel recently, sharing a private room. The room was tidy; the bathroom was clean and the staff extremely helpful. I appreciated the modest morning breakfast and the fact we could leave our luggage in a locked room while we explored Seattle for the day before catching our flight. The security... More 

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Steamboat CO
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We would have given a 5-star rating if it were not for the noise due to our particular room. Our son and daughter-in-law stayed in a different room and did not have noise problems. Our room was directly across from the 24-hour kitchen and guests were using blenders at 1 AM - very noisey! Ask for a room away from... More 

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Hamar Municipality, Norway
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hostel was cool with wall paintings by separate artists for each room. The hostel is located on 2nd avenue which means moist of downtown is within walking distance. All facilities were OK and the staff helpful. Quite noisy hotel, so if you're a light sleeper, keep this in mind.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed in a fair amount of traveler inns and hostels and City Hostel in Seattle is at the top of the list. This hostel tends to be extremely busy with much happening at any given time of the day, especially during the summer season. Regardless of how busy or hectic things can get at City Hostel in Seattle, the... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

City Hostel was a great choice! Not needing luxury and not wanting to overspend, I often stay in hostels in Asia where I live. This was my first hostel experience in the US. Location of City Hostel in Belltown neighborhood is perfect for my personal taste - older Seattle neighborhood in transition; one block from Elliott Bay and a myriad... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here in a private room with shared bathroom for 3 nights while visiting Seattle. I liked the location as it easy to walk to the sites including Pike Place Market and the Space Needle, Dale Chihuly museum, etc. The artwork varies from room to room and there are informational plaques on each door to tell you about the... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in a private room and while the location and the price was definitely worth it the cleanliness of the bathrooms was ridiculous. It would also be nice if the hostel offered more outdoor activities and could provide some of the little things that go a long way when travelling like soap in the shower for... More 

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Jefferson, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can't believe Seattle can't offer cheaper lodging. More expensive than New York City. When a dorm bed is 35$ and a private room in a hostel is 99$ something is wrong, baby. That said, we enjoyed our stay at city hostel. Very comfortable bed to rest our tired bones after being awake for 40 hours and jet lagged. Clean... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

My first hostel experience in the USA and I'm happy to say it is comparable to the great experience I had with hostels in Europe. I stayed at City Hostel for four days in a private bedroom with no bathroom and had no complaints. The staff at this hostel were great. They were all very helpful in providing suggestions to... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about City Hostel Seattle

Address: 2327 2nd Ave., Seattle, WA 98121
Location: United States > Washington > Seattle > Belltown
Price Range: $63 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 40
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