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    Hostelling International Seattle at American Hotel

    520 S King St, Seattle, WA 98104-2834
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    Overview
    • Excellent20%
    • Very good42%
    • Average28%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible3%
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    “tv room” (11 reviews)
    “king street” (7 reviews)
    “each bunk” (6 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Rooftop Bar
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    61 - 65 of 230 reviews

    Reviewed 12 September 2015

    I've traveled and stayed in numerous budget hostels/hotels/guesthouses worldwide (see reviews). To me this is the Best of the Best.So I don't understand the negative reviews except perhaps some are old or mgmt responded, I've stayed in 3 hostels in Seattle so far, and for...More

    1  Thank James C
    Response from Larry L, General Manager at Hostelling International Seattle at American HotelResponded 22 September 2015

    Many thanks for your kind and detailed review. We appreciate it very much. Cheers and travel safe.

    Reviewed 30 August 2015

    The room was sparse, but very clean. Being on the 3rd floor, we did not get much street noise. It is close to market and many restaurants. We cooked our own supper here and the breakfast provided was more than adequate with fresh fruit, cereal,...More

    1  Thank S W
    Response from Larry L, Manager at Hostelling International Seattle at American HotelResponded 3 September 2015

    Many thanks for your kind comments and observations. Cheers.

    Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

    We were very happy with our stay. We only stayed 1 night but the amenities were good. No aircon if you are staying in summer. The front desk was great gave us a tip for dinner which was awesome. Breakfast in the morning was also...More

    2  Thank Chloe K
    Response from AHManagement, Manager at Hostelling International Seattle at American HotelResponded 24 August 2015

    Thanks so much for staying with us! I'm so glad that you took us up on the recommendation for dinner. There are a lot of excellent restaurants in this area. While we do not have air conditioning in the building, we do have personal fans...More

    Reviewed 19 August 2015

    When reading other poor reviews, I wondered what these travellers expected for their money, especially if they were going solo. I thought this basic hostel was excellent value because it was spotless, had excellent public transport links and the reception staff were helpful, despite being...More

    1  Thank Elizabeth K
    Response from Larry L, Manager at Hostelling International Seattle at American HotelResponded 20 August 2015

    Many thanks for your insights and observations. Our hostel is clean, safe and basic. It's location and access to public transport is second to none. Step off your plane, step on to light rail, get off at our Chinatown station and a mere 40 steps...More

    Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

    I stayed at the american hotel operated by hosteling International Seattle next to the intl district tunnel station where you can catch the light rail to/ from Sea -Tac Airport .. Also The Bolt Bus to Vancouver B.c 3 times daily short walk from Greyhound...More

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    Response from AHManagement, Manager at Hostelling International Seattle at American HotelResponded 18 August 2015

    Thank you so much for your great descriptions of the hostel and the local area. We are indeed, very close to a main transportation hub in the city, about a twenty minute walk from downtown and 15 minute walk to the stadiums. We've got shared...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$40 - US$94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 90
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    • International District
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    23 August 2014|
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    Response from cosmic_beancounter | Reviewed this property |
    The hostel does not have on site parking. All of the street parking around it is metered with a two hour limit. The good news is that you can park on the street after six pm and before 8am for free and there are usually... More
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    Response from cosmic_beancounter | Reviewed this property |
    Transportation is easy and the walk is as well. Light rail is a block or so away.
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    "Don't pick on the west side - trash pick up comes early."
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    "Room at end of hall was away from stairs with less traffic and near a bath."
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    "Private Room, or 4 bedroom dorm room."
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    "Get a private room with 3 or more travelers."
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