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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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HI Seattle at the American Hotel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

We are a clean, safe, affordable hostel with both private and dorm-style accommodations. Our historic hotel was completely renovated in 2009, retaining an old-world feel while adding modern amenities.

Located in Seattle's International District, we are only steps from light rail, bus tunnels, trains, ferries, bike rentals and more. Getting here, and getting around, is as easy as leaving your plane, getting on light rail, and stepping off thirty minutes later to walk half a block to the hostel. Later, you can travel all over from the same station.

Seattle offers a metropolitan experience in a beautiful, natural setting. It's home to nearly four million people who enjoy beautiful scenery, food, music, history and much more! Ride a ferry, wander through museums, hear live music, go shopping, hike mountain trails, and visit unique neighborhoods. Hungry? There are thousands of restaurants serving delicious food just waiting for you.

Uwajimaya Asian Grocery Store is one block away so guests can bring their own food back to the American Hotel. Or guests may eat at the many inexpensive restaurants in the area, including a bakery, noodle restaurant, creperie, the sandwich shop in our very own building--and much more! View House Rules

Overview

Welcome to HI Seattle at the American Hotel! Our building dates back to 1926 but is very much grounded in the modern day with lightning-fast Wi-Fi throughout. You'll get a free breakfast and free Wi-Fi, plus there are tea and coffee making facilities for a caffeine fix before you head out for a long day of wandering. You can flop down on our soft couches when you get back or cook a meal in our communal kitchen. Once your food's ready, head to our dining area to eat while you play a board game.

Location

We're in Seattle's International District, one of the most connected parts of the city. Within steps of our front door you'll find plenty of ways to get around, including trams, buses, trains, ferries and bike rentals. The International District/Chinatown light rail and bus station is less than 5 minutes' walk away. If you're flying in, it only takes half an hour to reach us from Seattle Tacoma International Airport – just hop on the light rail and walk half a block. We're also a 5-minute walk from King Street train station.

Rooms and Dorms

Book a bunk in one of our male or female-only dorms and get to know your new roommates. If you and your travel buddies want your own space, you can check into one of our private rooms – some of them have en-suite bathrooms. We'll provide the linen, and you can hire a towel if you need to.

Extras and activities

Our housekeeping team keeps the hostel spick and span, and we have a self-service laundry room so your clothes can be kept fresh too. We have late checkout in case you want to sleep in on your departure day and free baggage storage so you can make the most of every minute in Seattle. When you're not out exploring, you can kick back at the hostel – whether that means reading something interesting from our book exchange or playing a game of table football.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.4

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 8.8

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 8.3

  • Cleanliness 8.8

  • Facilities 8.4


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    12 Jun 2019
    Another great stay at the HI Seattle at the American Hotel
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    06 Jun 2019
    To the guys at the front desk from Vegas. Thanks for being super cool and hooking me up with a bottom bunk. Hit me up next time y'all come home
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    05 Jun 2019
    Well done. Great hostel.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    02 Jun 2019
    Hostel is super nice and clean. Rooms are a bit little for 4 people but overall comfortables. You get a little fan and personal light and the mattresses are comfy. There are lockers where you can fit a carry on. Kitchen is big and open space. They have hairdryer and many bathrooms - I never had to wait in line to take a shower. LINK train is 1 block away, so easy access to the city Center and the airport.
    Italy, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    02 Jun 2019
    This is an excellent hostel! I would definitely stay here again. The staff is great and the kitchen is very spacious and clean. For the price, the rooms are comfortable enough for 4 guests.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 9.1

    Superb

    14 Jun 2019
    Nice place but lacks common space. It has some but could do with more and the rooms are kinda tiny.
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    09 Jun 2019
    Location right in Chinatown, across from the skytrain station. Great!
    Canada, Female, 41+
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    04 Jun 2019
    The staff was friendly. And the hostel is closed to the light rail station. Nice!
    Taiwan China, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    08 Jun 2019
    Unfortunately there is no elevator to use. Also the beds are intolerably flimsy and noisy. However I would stay there again, all things considered. Peter
    Australia, Male, 41+
  • 6.9

    Good

    11 Jun 2019
    No being able to bring any food or drink into our room sucked. Not even the burnt coffee from the kitchen. Over 90 degrees out with a fan only the size of my fist was torturous.
    USA, Mixed Group, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Foosball
  • Games Room


Awards

  • 2016

    3rd, Best Large Hostel Chain

  • 2015

    3rd, Best Large Hostel Chain

  • 2014

    3rd, Best Large Hostel Chain

  • 2010

    2nd, Hostel Chain

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