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Across from downtown Seattle's famous Pike Place Market and near the Seattle Art Museum, this hostel offers free wireless internet access and breakfast consisting of make-your-own oatmeal, fruit, juice, coffee, tea and hot cocoa. Accommodations include towels and linens.

Guests can also prepare their own meals with the hostel's fully equipped kitchen. After a busy day, guests can relax in the common room and watch a movie or play a board game. Free luggage storage is also featured.

Attractions including the Pacific Science Center and the Seattle Aquarium are only minutes from the Seattle Green Tortoise Hostel. Guests can also tour underground passageways in the city's Underground Tour or see a show at the Seattle Center.

This is our guests' favorite part of Seattle, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Green Tortoise Hostel Seattle has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 3, 2010

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Located in the real heart of Seattle, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6!

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Continental, Buffet

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  • The staff speaks English

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About Green Tortoise Hostel Seattle

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  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    We offer luggage storage free to guests if they arrive earlier than our 2pm check-in time. It is also for free for guests after they check out, until 10pm that night. Our luggage fee beyond that time, or to non-guests, is $5/bag per day.


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    Answered on September 14, 2019
  • Do you need a credit card for payment or can you pay cash

    You can pay using either, but we do need a credit card to hold your reservation. Kindest Regards, Green Tortoise


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    Asked about: Bunk Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room • Answered on October 20, 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Sheets are included, and towels are available for a $1.00 rental/laundering fee.


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    Answered on September 14, 2019
  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    Yes, everyday we have some kind of activity. We have daily walking tours, 3 pub crawls a week, free dinner night, movie night, free ice cream night... and so much more!!


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    Answered on September 14, 2019
  • Is there any private room for 2 married people

    Yes, we do have a private room available. Just be sure to book in advance as it sells out quickly. Kindest Regards, Green Tortoise


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    Answered on October 20, 2019
  • hi, does the hostel require proof of the covid vaccine from its guests?

    Hello, Yes, we do require that the guests have their vaccination card with them to prove their vaccination status. Cheers.


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    Answered on August 6, 2021
  • Hi, do you have laundry facilities?

    Yes, we have coin-op laundry machines available after 6PM-6AM.


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    Asked about: Bunk Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room • Answered on May 19, 2021
  • Hi, we have 2 people. If we reserve the queen bed in mixed dorm room, it means the room will be shared with other people, right?

    Correct, it would a queen bed in a dorm room shared with others.


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    Asked about: Queen Bed in Mixed Dorm Room • Answered on May 25, 2021
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    If that's how you roll :)


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    Answered on September 14, 2019
  • Ok I saw no cribs, but do you have parking? Or any garages nearby? How much?

    There are many garages nearby. We can offer a $3/day discount for West Edge garage on 2nd Avenue & Pike Street. $26/day before the discount is applied


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    Answered on June 30, 2020
  • We are a married couple, are we able to book a room by ourselves?

    Hello, so yes we do have 1 private room that may be available and currently this time of year as we're slow we can also turn one of our dorm rooms into a private accommodation. Please let us know if this answers your questions and let us know what dates you were inquiring about and we can give you an accurate price quote. Best wishes, Mr Tortuga


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    Answered on February 26, 2020
  • 1) Are the bathrooms private? 2) Can I use the kitchen to cook my own food? 3) Can the hostel staff recommend some places to visit for Seattle's music history, food & shopping? 4) I'm going to Portland for a few days while in Seattle. Do I have to renew my reservation for the hostel?

    1. Yes, there are several private use bathrooms in each hallway. 2. Yes. 3. MoPOP and The Crocodile for history. Any of the cheap amazing food in Chinatown for food. 4. Not sure I understand. Are you keeping a bed while in Portland?


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    Answered on July 22, 2021
  • Is your hostel handicap accessible? I have a mobility scooter.

    Unfortunately we are not. We are located on the second floor in a very old building that unfortunately doesn't have an elevator. We are very sorry for the inconvenience.


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    Answered on April 6, 2021
  • Is it possible that I leave my luggage at your place after the latest check out time (I check out before that time) and then I come back later to get my luggage? Thanks!

    We offer free baggage storage on the date of your checkout in a secured area near our front desk. Just stop by the desk and fill out a luggage tag to place on your bag and we will store it for you.


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    Answered on August 3, 2021
  • Is there hair dryer?

    Yes, we have hair dryers, flat irons, and curling irons


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    Answered on October 25, 2019
  • Can I pay for a person who may be homeless and sleeping in her car for tonight. Too cold for her in car. She’s parked across my street.

    Hello, No, unfortunately we are a travelers hostel. We require travel documents or a passport to check in. We also do not accept 3rd party payments. There are several homeless shelters around Seattle you may direct this person to. Thank you!


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    Answered on February 13, 2021
  • I am a resident of India. Am vaccinated with Covishield vaccine which is the Indian Astra Zeneca vaccine. recognized by WHO. is that acceptable .

    Yes that is acceptable.


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    Answered on October 8, 2021
  • Any parking?

    We don't have parking personally, but we have a a partnership with West Edge Parking Garage, which is 21 dollars a day with our validation. Pike Place Parking Garage is also very close to us.


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    Answered on May 10, 2021
  • What does a "mixed dorm room" mean? I was looking at the queen bed room for me and my husband. Is this a private room?

    Hello, Mixed dorm means that male and female guests can occupy the room. Only rooms labeled "Private" will be solely for the people on the reservation. Cheers.


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    Answered on August 6, 2021
  • Can I check in after 10:pm

    Guests can check in anytime! But if you're checking in after 8pm please press the call button next to the entrance so we can buzz you in.


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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Gum Wall
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  • Pike Place Market
    0.1 miles
  • Seattle Aquarium
    0.1 miles
  • Original Starbucks
    0.1 miles
  • Seattle Art Museum
    0.1 miles
  • Waterfront Park
    0.1 miles
  • Benaroya Hall
    0.2 miles
  • Pier 57
    0.2 miles
  • Seattle Great Wheel
    0.2 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Hard Rock Cafe
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Starbucks Reserve
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Columbia Center
    0.5 miles
  • Port of Seattle
    0.7 miles
  • King Street Station
    0.8 miles
  • Space Needle
    0.9 miles
  • Museum of Pop Culture
    1 miles
  • CenturyLink Field
    1 miles
  • Seattle Center
    1.1 miles
  • Seattle Asian Art Museum
    1.9 miles
  • Smith Cove Cruise Terminal at Pier 91
    2.5 miles
Public transit
  • Subway Westlake Station
    0.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Boeing Field/King County International Airport
    5.7 miles
  • Sea-Tac Airport
    11.5 miles
  • Snohomish County Airport
    20.8 miles
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Amenities of Green Tortoise Hostel Seattle Great facilities! Review score, 8.3
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Bar crawls
  • Evening entertainment
  • Entertainment staff
  • Library
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges may apply.
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe Additional charge
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Green Tortoise Hostel Seattle takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

6:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking for more than 8 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Green Tortoise Hostel Seattle accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Cash is not an accepted method of payment, all guests must have a credit card.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Green Tortoise Hostel Seattle

  • Green Tortoise Hostel Seattle is 2,450 feet from the center of Seattle.

  • The prices at Green Tortoise Hostel Seattle may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Green Tortoise Hostel Seattle offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Library
    • Evening entertainment
    • Walking tours
    • Bar crawls
    • Entertainment staff
    • Movie nights

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Green Tortoise Hostel Seattle by:

    • Train 40min

  • Check-in at Green Tortoise Hostel Seattle is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Green Tortoise Hostel Seattle can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Green Tortoise Hostel Seattle (subject to availability):

    • Parking
    • Street parking