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The Green Tortoise Hostel

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“privacy curtains”(44 reviews)
“bunk beds”(33 reviews)
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Special Deal: Free breakfast with your stay
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

For a hostel, this one is pretty sweet. It has loads of dorms that are mostly occupied, a lot of bathrooms, free breakfast, towels for $1, and a big common space where you can meet others. Each of the beds has a curtain which is...More

2  Thank OneWildLifeTravel
Response from GreenTortoiseSeattle, Public Relations Manager at The Green Tortoise HostelResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you so much for your stellar review! We are so glad that you think Pikes Place Market is the coolest area of Seattle. Sorry about the marijuana smell. We work hard to keep the smoke flowing out of the building from the lounge, but...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017

We had a great stay at Green Tortoise. We booked a double bunk bed as a couple which was a great cost-effective option. The staff are friendly and facilities are kept clean. Awesome showers! The beds have a curtain to allow some privacy and there...More

Thank mcdermida
Response from GreenTortoiseSeattle, Public Relations Manager at The Green Tortoise HostelResponded 11 July 2017

We are so grateful for your awesome review. Please stay with us again soon!

Reviewed 6 March 2017

I liked breakfast. However, the beds need improvement as I could feel the guy move under me all night. It's probably good to get a single room. Also the guy manning the kitchen in the morning needs some anger management counseling. He gets irritated and...More

Thank RockingTravelQueen
Response from GreenTortoiseSeattle, Public Relations Manager at The Green Tortoise HostelResponded 11 July 2017

Hi! Glad you enjoyed your time in Seattle. We are sorry that you had someone in the bunk beneath you that was a violent sleeper. Usually you cannot feel too much movement, but perhaps they were having nightmares. ;) I am very sorry to hear...More

Reviewed 1 March 2017

I dont like the long term stays they seem to allow. Definitely met an older person who seemed like they were there a long time; It was a little awkward. Place generally clean, and large, private bathrooms were small in number, but there never seemed...More

1  Thank ckmetz002
Response from GreenTortoiseSeattle, Guest Relations Manager at The Green Tortoise HostelResponded 11 July 2017

Thanks for your review! We do try to limit the number of nights one can stay in our hostel. We apologize for any awkward encounters! Glad you liked the location and the privacy curtain. Hope you stay with us again.

Reviewed 19 February 2017

Myself and a few friends stayed here just for the night last weekend. We had a great time! The hostel is right across the road from Pike Place Market, pretty much walking distance to everything. When we checked in, there was 4 of us so...More

1  Thank helzio
Response from GreenTortoiseSeattle, Public Relations Manager at The Green Tortoise HostelResponded 11 July 2017

Thanks so much for your awesome review! We are so glad you and your friends enjoyed the weekend. We look forward to having you again!

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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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
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"All rooms are good and spacious"
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"You can request a lower bunk, the upper ones are a pain!"
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"free breakfast, eight or six beds, restroom, common area, smoke room, windows, lock storage, activities, pub..."
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"Ask about private rooms if you are a couple that wants to sleep together"
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