We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
See all Specialty Lodging in Seattle

The Green Tortoise Hostel

548 reviews
Traveler (215)
Room & Suite (85)
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“privacy curtains”(44 reviews)
“bunk beds”(33 reviews)
“free breakfast”(44 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
2.0 Star Hotel
All hotel details
Offers from The Green Tortoise Hostel
Special Deal: Free breakfast with your stay
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (548)Write a Review
There are newer reviews for The Green Tortoise Hostel
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
448 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsprivacy curtainsbunk bedsfree breakfastcommon roompike place markettop bunkbring flip flopsfree earplugsgreat locationdorm roombathrooms and showersacross the streetcommon areasyour luggagethree nightspublic marketcentral location
Updating list...
181 - 185 of 448 reviews
Reviewed March 13, 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...More

1  Thank Crystal H
Reviewed March 7, 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...More

1  Thank Chelsea B
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...More

5  Thank asldkfjgh
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.

3  Thank Australian1469
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...More

8  Thank Bec D
View more reviews
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Price range
$46 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Price range
$46 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Add Photo Photos
Traveler (215)
Room & Suite (85)
Dining (12)
Hotel & Grounds (176)
Bathroom (5)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Valerie J
July 31, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from GreenTortoiseSeattle | Property representative |
Hi! We have a lot of older people stay with us. We do not currently have bed bugs. If there is every any issue with bed bugs, it is handled quickly and professionally so the issue does not spread. There is no way for us to... More
Room Tips
"All rooms are good and spacious"
Read review
"You can request a lower bunk, the upper ones are a pain!"
Read review
"free breakfast, eight or six beds, restroom, common area, smoke room, windows, lock storage, activities, pub..."
Read review
"Ask about private rooms if you are a couple that wants to sleep together"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing