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The Green Tortoise Hostel is located in the center of Seattle, yards away from the historic Pike Place Market. Outside our doors are vast waterfront views, several acclaimed restaurants, the Seattle Space Needle, and the Museum of Pop Culture.

The Green Tortoise exudes modern charm, includes European style showers with heated tile flooring, privacy curtains around every bunk, and a well-equipped kitchen for cooking or socializing.

The experienced Green Tortoise staff will guide you through the city with their massive pub crawls, free walking tours, and more.

We're the perfect place to be yourself and meet like minded inviduals.

Private Bathrooms
Communal Kitchen
Group Activities
Laundry Facility
Wi-Fi, Computer Room & Printing
Foosball Table & Games
Safe Deposit Boxes & Baggage Storage
Smoking Lounge
ATM Cash Machines

Our Rooms

We offer co-ed dorms (male & female), female-only dorms, private rooms and queen beds in a bunk bed format.

Each bed has a large storage locker, reading light, fan, four plug outlet and privacy curtains. Bathrooms are individual units with sink, shower, toilet, and locking door for total privacy.

Single Bed Dorm Rooms

Single Bed

Available in co-ed or female-only dorm rooms.

Per night from $30
Queen Beds Dorm Rooms

Queen Bed

Spacious sleeping for individuals or couples in a shared co-ed dorm room.

Per night from $50
Private Rooms

Private Rooms

A whole room to yourself - for small groups, couples or private individuals.

Per night from $80
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Our Story

The World Famous Green Tortoise Adventure Travel began over 40 years ago, with one sturdy bus and the realization that beautiful places, great food, and sociable people were the only essentials for gratifying travel experiences.

The Green Tortoise hostels in Seattle and San Francisco are built on the fine tradition of a social communal experience. We have expanded and refined the hostel experience with free internet, free meals, private bathrooms, and comforts that make The Green Tortoise unique.

Events & Adventures

Directions

The Green Tortoise Hostel is located at 105 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101 - just off the corner of 1st Avenue and across the street from the iconic Pike Place Market. We're in the heart of Seattle, and there are lots of ways to get to make it to the hostel.

From Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

The Link Light Rail connects Sea-Tac Airport and Downtown Seattle with trains running every 15 minutes (from 5AM to 1AM) for $3. Get off at Westlake Station and exit onto Pine St & 3rd Ave; walk one block down Pine Street and turn left at 2nd Ave; walk one block and turn right at the corner of Pike Street: we are 3/4 of a block down on the left, just past Seattle Coffee Works.

Seattle Yellow Cab taxis can be found 24/7 on the third floor of the airport parking garage, and offer a $40 flat rate to the Downtown Seattle Hotel District. Rideshare apps Lyft and Uber are also widely available in the greater Seattle area, plus a range of taxi and shuttle services.

From Westlake Station

Westlake Station is just blocks away from the Green Tortoise and is a hub for the Link Light Rail, connecting Sea-Tac Airport and the Greyhound and Bolt Bus Stations. Upon arrival, exit onto Pine St & 3rd Ave; walk one block down Pine Street and turn left at 2nd Ave; walk one block and turn right at the corner of Pike Street: we are 3/4 of a block down on the left, just past Seattle Coffee Works.

From Greyhound Bus Station

Walk west to the Link Light Rail SODO Station and ride to Westlake ($2.25). Exit onto Pine Street and 3rd Avenue. Once above ground, walk one block south to Pike and turn right. We are on Pike Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues, just past Seattle Coffee Works.

From Bolt Bus Station

Take the stairs or elevator down to the bus tunnel and take any northbound bus (Bay A & B) to Westlake Station. Exit onto Pine St. & 3rd Ave. Once above ground, walk one block down Pine St. to 2nd Ave. Turn left on 2nd Ave for one block (going with traffic) until Pike St. where you will take a right. We are 3/4 block down Pike St. on the left, just past Seattle Coffee Works.

Car Parking

We have a special for guests with the West Edge Garage on Pike & 2nd Ave to store your vehicle for the duration of your stay (please note the garage has no in-and-out privileges). Bring your stub to the hostel for discounted parking at $21 per 24 hours. See their website for open times and details.