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Featured Hostels in Seattle

Green Tortoise Hostel Seattle
2 out of 5
105 PIKE STREET, Seattle, WA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $92 per night from Mar 11 to Mar 12

Located in Downtown Seattle, this hostel is steps from Showbox at the Market, Seattle Waterfront, and Pike Place Market. Seattle Aquarium and Seattle Central ...

4.3/5Excellent! (301 reviews)

"The hostel was super clean and a nice atmosphere to relax in."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 5, 2021

Green Tortoise Hostel Seattle
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Warwick Seattle

Warwick Seattle

3.5 out of 5
401 Lenora St, Seattle, WA
The price is CA $101 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1
4.1/5Very Good! (1,206 reviews)

"Excellent location and friendly staff. Complimentary full breakfast"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 21, 2021

Warwick Seattle
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, WA

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, WA

2.5 out of 5
3100 South 192nd Street, SeaTac, WA
The price is CA $84 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
4.4/5Wonderful! (3,095 reviews)

"The staff was great! Free airport shuttle and centrally located."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 23, 2021

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, WA
Red Roof Inn Seattle Airport - SEATAC

Red Roof Inn Seattle Airport - SEATAC

2 out of 5
16838 International Boulevard, SeaTac, WA
The price is CA $62 per night from Feb 27 to Feb 28
3.7/5Good! (2,705 reviews)

"Close to airport, shuttle service was a little slow"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 20, 2021

Red Roof Inn Seattle Airport - SEATAC
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

What Is a Hostel?

If you're looking for somewhere affordable to stay in Seattle, a hostel in town might be a great option for you. No two hostels look exactly the same, but these dormitory-style accommodations all offer the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
  • Low prices
  • A social setting

Hostels are a great way to stay in Seattle for a good value, so you can save your budget for going out. You can enjoy activities like shopping, and the natural parks create an appealing natural setting.

Hostels in Seattle

Ready to book a hostel in town? These options have the best reviews from our customers and could be a good place to start:

Green Tortoise Hostel Seattle - Located steps from Pike Place Market. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers.

Walk to Microsoft Headquarters - Located within a 20-minute walk of Microsoft Campus. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a shared/communal kitchen. You'll find towels, coffee/tea makers, and free bottled water in all rooms.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Seattle?

Good weather's always better when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats that may be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically August and July, while December and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 56° F and nighttime temperatures average 36° F
  • April-June: 73° F is the daytime average and 43° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 77° F and nighttime averages are around 49° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 65° F during the day and 35° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 39.84 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Seattle?

Depending on your interests, you might appreciate these places:

Top Sights
  • Pike Place Market
  • Seattle Paramount Theatre
  • Seattle Aquarium
Natural Features
  • Pioneer Square
  • Kerry Park
  • Lake Union
Cultural Attractions
  • Seattle Waterfront
  • Chihuly Garden and Glass
  • Museum of Pop Culture

Overall, Seattle is known for its:

  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Art
  • Museums
  • Parks
  • Entertainment
  • Live music
  • Skyscrapers

How to Get to Seattle and Around the Area

You'll find the nearest airport in Seattle, WA (LKE-Lake Union), located 1.1 mi (1.8 km) away from the city center. An alternative is Seattle, WA (BFI-Boeing Field), located 5.3 mi (8.6 km) away. Once you're on the ground, you may want to use public transit during your trip. Nearby metro stations include Westlake Station, Westlake Ave Hub Station, and University Street Station. To check out more of the surrounding area, take a train from Seattle King Street Station, Capitol Hill Station, or Tukwila Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Seattle?
By staying at a hostel you can reduce your spending on lodging and use more of your trip funds for exploring during your stay. You can check out the theaters and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look identical, but these dorm-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), budget-friendly prices, and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in Seattle?
While you’re choosing somewhere to stay, take a look at this top hostel in Seattle: Green Tortoise Hostel Seattle - Located steps from Pike Place Market. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a shared/communal kitchen. You’ll find showers, TVs, and lockers in all rooms.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Seattle?
Good weather’s always better when you’re experiencing new places, so here’s some information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually August and July with an average temp of 64°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 43°F. Average annual precipitation for Seattle is 40 inches.
What is there to see and do in Seattle?
Generally, Seattle is known for its theaters, art, and museums. Major attractions include Pike Place Market, Seattle Paramount Theatre, and Seattle Aquarium. Get out into nature with places like Pioneer Square, Seattle Center, and Lake Union. Cultural attractions include Seattle Waterfront, Chihuly Garden and Glass, and Museum of Pop Culture.
What's the best way to get to and around Seattle while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Seattle in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Seattle - Tacoma Intl. Airport (SEA), 11.7 mi (18.8 km) away. An alternative is Everett, WA (PAE-Snohomish County - Paine Field), situated 20.7 mi (33.4 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you may want to use public transit during your trip. You can take advantage of metro transit at Westlake Station, Westlake Ave Hub Station, and University Street Station. To check out more of the surrounding area, take a train from King Street Station, Tukwila Station, or Edmonds Station.

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