Green Tortoise Hostel Seattle


Based on 3,554 reviews
105 1/2 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101, United States
  +1 206 340 1222
Green Tortoise Hostel Seattle - Seattle, WA
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Distance to city center 0.3 mi
Location rating 9.7


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  • Excellent
    Dec 2018

    I found everyone, staff and fellow travelers, excellent. A truly unexpected joy. When I return to Seattle, I will definitely stay here.

    Not enough time to hang out and enjoy the ambiance.

  • Excellent
    Dec 2017

    Amazing location

    This hostel is right next to Pike Place Market, and an easy walk to the Washington State Convention Center and the ferry terminals. This hostel has really nice, modern bathrooms with overhead an shower sprinkler and good lighting. Free breakfast with eggs and toast. Kitchen is clean and well-kept.

    The top bunk was tricky to climb into because of the way the ladder is constructed.

  • Excellent
    Oct 2016

    Staff were really friendly and helpful. The beds were comfortable, storage was excellent. There was a great range of breakfast foods available and the period of time it was available was suitable for all. Awesome location, so easy to wander out and about, perfect place to base yourself in the middle of Seattle.

  • Excellent
    Oct 2016

    Location Comfortable, clean beds Lockers Social events & group outings Each bed with own fan, light, and curtains Sink in the room so you don't always have to use the bathroom

    Staff checking in my new roommates at 12:00 midnight and 1:00am, turning on the bright lights and waking a couple of us up. Could be rough if you had bad roommates, which I didn't - they were cool

  • Good
    Jul 2016

    Location, friendliness, effort, parking deal

    Ladders up to bunk beds

  • Excellent
    Jun 2016

    This was a good stay over all

    Location... different people.. kitchen facilities

    The room was too small for sharing accommodation.. things are bad while your co room mate have clothes and socks smell badly

  • Okay
    Jun 2016

    Very kind staff.

    Reeaaaaalllly uncomfortable bed.

  • Excellent
    May 2016

    Luxury Hostel ever

    I loved the bunk beds with their own fan, light and courtains! Free dinner on Tuesdays, Thursday and Sundays. People around the world. Best location ever in front of the Public Market. You can walk to everywhere. Quite at night. Bathrooms really clean and private with their own shower. Nice people. I would come back again for sure!

    I can't say anything wrong.

  • Excellent
    Apr 2016

    free breakfast too

    The staff was friendly and super helpful, location is amazing, great trips. I'd stay there again in a heartbeat

    I suppose the room could be a bit more comfortable. Heater was on all night..

  • Excellent
    Mar 2015

    Good Place Seattle

    Staff is freindly while keeping a distance to allow you to rest for the first night. Go on the bar crawl on Thursday. Make sure you can get a bed for more than three nights. Great place.

    There really isn't anything bad about the place.

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The Green Tortoise philosophy is that great food, beautiful places, and sociable people are the only essentials for a more-than-gratifying travel experience. The Green Tortoise group built the Seattle and San Francisco hostels around this social and communal ideology and experience. After expanding and refining the entire hostel experience, guests now have free Internet access, communal meals in the self-catering kitchen, private bathrooms, and comforts that make The Green Tortoise a unique place to stay. Located just across from the world-famous Pike Place Market, in the heart of beautiful Seattle, The Green Tortoise is ready to take visitors’ travel experience to new heights. The Green Tortoise offers co-ed dorms, female dorms, private rooms, and family rooms with queen or twin beds. Each bed has a large storage locker, reading light, fan, four plug electrical outlet, and convenient privacy curtains. Bathrooms are all shared in the hallway but are private and individual units that include a sink, shower, toilet, and a locking door so they are not shared while they’re actually in use. Amenities also include 24-hour reception with no curfew or lockout, free luggage storage, free computer and printer use, available bike rentals, and access to walking tours, city tours, and pub crawls to get the insider views of Seattle. The Green Tortoise partners with Seattle Free Walking Tours, inspired by the adventures and travels of the tour organization's co-founders. Free tours are a phenomenon throughout a large part of Europe, and it is this organization’s hope to introduce the concept in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.




Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

8.5 Excellent

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  • Friendly service
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Great shopping

Check in

2:00 PM

Check out

11:00 AM


Policies vary by room type and provider.


Complimentary breakfast
Free Wi-Fi
Increased accessibility
ATM on-site
Bicycle rental
24hr front desk
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Non-smoking rooms available
Concierge service
Laundry facilities
Pets not allowed
Currency exchange on-site
Laundry service
Pool table


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Most Popular Landmarks

  • Seattle Art Museum 170 yd
  • Pike Place Market 264 yd
  • Benaroya Hall 283 yd
  • Seattle Waterfront 0.3 mi
  • Seattle Public Library-Central Library 0.4 mi
  • Columbia Center 0.5 mi

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Seattle King County/Boeing 5.3 mi
Seattle (Ferry - Pier 69), Washington 0.7 mi
Seattle (King St. Station), Washington 0.8 mi

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