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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

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."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


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

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.6

  • Security 9.1

  • Location 8.8

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 8.3

  • Cleanliness 8.7

  • Facilities 8.3

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    04 Apr 2019
    Excellent place to stay. I would go back any day. Thank you to the staff.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    29 Mar 2019
    My husband and 3.5 year old son stayed at the Seattle HI Hostel and had a WONDERFUL time! The rooms were clean, the beds comfy and the other guests were all thoughtful and interesting to chat with! Folks were also super welcoming of my son and excited to interact with him! And he was very, very excited to share all about his train rides, visits to the market and the fact that he got to sleep on the "TOP BUNK!" It was a magical weekend. We will definitely stay again.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7


    04 Apr 2019
    Very nice, clean and comfortable hostel to stay with. But it will be much better if they can provide a hair dryer (2nd floor) coz I haven’t check other women facilities if they got one.
    Philippines, Female, 31-40
  • 9.1


    01 Apr 2019
    It is one of the best hostels. I really enjoyed staying there for 8 days. the location of the hostel is the best thing, it is nearby to link rail and other bus services. Awesome place. Just a suggestion, please improve the wifi, it's really slow on the third floor, although it's good in the common area.
    India, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9


    01 Apr 2019
    Good check in even late night
    Canada, Female, 41+
  • 8.3


    07 Apr 2019
    Clean, comfortable, free breakfast. Great, affordable place to stay!
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0


    15 Apr 2019
    Nice place, great location, clean. Quiet when I stayed there. Great free breakfast. Central.
    Ireland, Male, 41+
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    05 Apr 2019
    Great deal and good location but the heater wasn’t working!
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    03 Apr 2019
    The place was what was to be expected. The room and shared bathroom was clean. The area is a little sketchy and the is no free parking, except on the street after 8pm. I had to park about 2 blocks away.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 6.6


    31 Mar 2019
    It’s fine - nothing special but not terrible. The atmosphere is not great for socialising, the beds and rooms are not the best (very squeaky and rubbish curtains). But the location in Chinatown is good and the staff were helpful in booking tours
    England, All Male Group, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • 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
  • 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
  • Foosball
  • Games Room


  • 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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