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The Green Tortoise Hostel

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#1 of 81 Specialty lodging in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free internet
Public wifi
Free breakfast
Breakfast buffet
Self-serve laundry
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Centrally Located


Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
315Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
110Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
105 1/2 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101-2009
Getting there
Lake Union Sea Plane Base1 mi
Boeing Field Intl Airport6 mi
University StSound Transit Link Light Rail5 min
Westlake HubSeattle South Lake Union Stcar5 min
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Great location, easy to get to buses, rail, or even walking. All age groups from 20 to 70. They have breakfast in morning. Have refrigerators for your food, Close to Target, Walgreen. Beds are comfortable, bathrooms clean. If you don't have a lock or towel, and get one for $1. Everyone very friendly.
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Location is superb. few blocks away from train station, few steps away from pike place market, surrounded by best restaurants in town, next to Target, about 10 min away from two cinemas (if you want to kill time) and about 15-30 min walk from tourist spots. Facilities were nice, tons of activities to socialize, staff were kind. I truly appreciate how during check-in they emphasized importance of security and if any other guest is making you uncomfortable, you can definitely report asap. I'll definitely come back!
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The location is perfect. The beds were nice and comfortable with very little street noise. One bit of advise, bring a towel and lock. I brought mine because of a previous review. The neg was the clerk when I checked out. A complete *** and no “thanks, come again.”
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If you want to travel on the cheap hostels are the way to go if you are solo, and don't mind roommates. Right across from Pike market with discounted parking across the street. I would definitely stay again. Don't forget to bring a lock for locker.
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This began as a hippie commune as a sort of flop house, the it housed homeless vets and for the past ten years it has attempted to become more official..more rule based. There were positives and negatives about all the stages Positive about the hippies is ..the day went awfully slow Positive about the amputees is you heard stories.. Then, Seattle passed ordinances and the positive of that was ACTIVITIES! And TEAM SPIRIT! There was always a smoking room, which is a more elegant solution then sending people ioutside But now ithe hostel is more and more about weed tourism.. If that’s your thing then that’s awesome..
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$48 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
the green tortoise hotel seattle
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