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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.

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

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Seattle, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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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, unti..
    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
    Answered on October 20, 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Sheets are included, and towels are available for a $1.00 rental/laundering fee.
    Answered on September 14, 2019
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?
    If that's how you roll :)
    Answered on September 14, 2019
  • Are their mini fridges available?
    No, we have a full service 24 hr kitchen with three large industrial fridges for guests to tag and store their food Cheers, Ryan
    Answered on June 2, 2021
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Amenities of Green Tortoise Hostel Seattle
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • City view
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Live music/Performance
  • Walking tours
  • Bar crawls
  • Evening entertainment
  • Entertainment staff
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs USD 21.0 per day.
  • Parking garage
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
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

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


2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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


6:00 AM - 11:00 AM


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.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


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.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

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.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about Green Tortoise Hostel 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.

  • Guests staying at Green Tortoise Hostel Seattle can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

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

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

    • Evening entertainment
    • Entertainment staff
    • Walking tours
    • Bar crawls
    • Live music/Performance

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

    • Train 40min

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