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Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

I've met great people and had a great time. If I'd have stayed in a fancy hotel if have been alone. Ate a great spaghetti supper with some great new friends followed by a night on the town with 20-30 other tortoises. I volunteered to help do dishes. Even more chances to meet new friends.

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Reviewed 1 August 2014

For an affordable, primary location to enjoy the inner core of all Seattle offers, I would recommend the Green Tortoise. I had several students, including two from France. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The amenities included a breakfast an occasional dinner, clean bedding and great service. It was a safe environment, with a summer camp feel and decor.... More 

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Reviewed 25 July 2014

When you're travelling on a budget or have a large group of people to bring along, the Green Tortoise is a wonderful place to stay. I stayed from July 17th to the 22nd with a group of 7 people, and we bought out a room for 8 people. Checking in that many people took a bit of time, but the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 25 July 2014

I spent 4 nights there in June. It is located right next to Pike Place Market and is within walking distance to many shops and restaurants. The staff was friendly and helpful (I asked for a second pillow and it wasn't any trouble for them!). The rooms are kept clean, and the bathrooms are washed everyday. Of course, the water... More 

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Reviewed 24 July 2014

Pros - Located in the center of the city. staff is nice and there's free breakfast and dinner 3 times a week. Also there's a discounted parking garage nearby. On the other hand - the rooms were _very_ small, shower stream pressure is extremely low - and the common area was too crowded. I didn't enjoy the atmosphere.

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

We had 2 nights here in July and loved it. We have stayed at a number of backpackers/hostels over the past 2 years and I think this one takes the cake. The price was really well set and the location was amazing. Literally just across the road from the Pike Place Market. My wife and I as well as a... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 July 2014 via mobile

Nice hostel smaller than San Fran one! Good location to the market and can get to bus and ports easily in walking distance! Rooms are cosy bed reading light. Quite compact but comfy beds. Free internet! Good speed and connection helpful staff subway near by! Tours are good from hostel worth going to the needle in daytime and nighttime! Views... More 

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Reviewed 18 July 2014

i wished I could have stayed at this hostel longer - 2 nights was not enough to make use of their awesome activities/facilities. Here's my very positive experience - stayed in a private room for 3 people - clean rooms and bathrooms - friendly staff - FREE AMAZING breakfast - cook your own eggs and pancakes - great kitchen facilities... More 

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Reviewed 17 July 2014 via mobile

This place is the best. By far the nicest hostel I've ever stayed in. I stayed for seven nights in total over a two week period all in shared rooms. All the people here are great. Full of travellers of all ages. It has a very social atmosphere and the staff is awesome. There is free breakfast every morning and... More 

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Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

My first hostel stay. The beautiful tanned woman with sandyandy blonde hair checked me in. Besides her beauty, she was kind and informative. She showed me how to work the keys and I chickened out on asking her on a date. I got locked out of my room the first night; the afro-clad gentlemen that works at nights let me... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Green Tortoise Hostel

Address: 105 1/2 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101
Region: United States > Washington > Seattle > Pike Place Market
Price Range: ₹ 2,531 - ₹ 5,335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Green Tortoise Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Queen-size bed dorm is amazing”
 of 5 bubbles Isaac725, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the room that over looks the Pike Place Market.”
  • Corner of the self-serve kitchen where you can get your java fix.
  • Fill your bottles with cool, clean water!
  • Another view of the common area taken from the adjoining room (another common area).
  • More views of the common area.
  • Door way to the rooms.
  • Two out of the three bathrooms on the first floor.
 of 5 bubbles 513carmenv, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“you need a lock”
 of 5 bubbles najasin, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“queen beds are much roomier than the regular beds and come with more space to store stuff underneath”
 of 5 bubbles 43chelseaf, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you are on a budget and young of heart : go there !”
 of 5 bubbles travellingann2016, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
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