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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
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  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. 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.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

Reservations guaranteed on a credit card will be billed for at least one night unless cancelled 30 days prior to arrival. Reservations with a cash deposit must be cancelled 30 days prior to arrival for deposit to be refunded and are subject to a $50 handling fee.

Additional Terms and Conditions

To guarantee the rates, the availability of sleeping rooms requested, and all other terms, a contract must be signed and returned within 14 days or Hostelling International Seattle at the American Hotel reserves the right to release the guest rooms and meeting space held. The group participant list must be returned by arrival.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:

Please e-mail alex@americanhotelseattle.com for group reservation inquiries.

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

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HI Seattle at the American Hotel

  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous 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!

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.3

  • Security 8.9

  • Location 8.3

  • Staff 8.9

  • Atmosphere 8.3

  • Cleanliness 8.6

  • Facilities 8.3


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    10 Dec 2018
    Staff are friendly and respectful, thank you.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    08 Dec 2018
    The place was great, but remember to pack earplugs to get some good sleep.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    06 Dec 2018
    I stayed in a 4-bedroom dormitory for 1 night after an interview at a UW facility. The reason I picked it was great access to the airport & close to Uwajimaya to kill time. I was happy with my decision, although I can't comment on the shower b/c I didn't use it. For some reason, the kitchen with the breakfast (bread, bagels, bananas, oranges, cereal, milk, and juices) smelled faintly sour and flies were hovering over the pre-cut oranges; but rest assured: I didn't get sick from the food.
    Japan, Female, 31-40
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    14 Dec 2018
    Staff were very welcoming and had a lot of information about what to do in Seattle. The room (6bed) was big and personal lights sockets and fan were a great touch along with lockers in the room.
    Scotland, Male, 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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Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Not Included

Things to Note

Our historic hotel was completely renovated in 2009, retaining an old-world feel while adding modern amenities. We have 4 en suites and 89 rooms with one to six beds per room -- most with four beds. There are numerous bathrooms in the hall.

We have a large & modern kitchen, TV room, library, laundry & storage room, computers, and free Wi-Fi throughout the building. There is also a guest lounge on the second floor with comfortable couches and chairs to relax and meet other guests.

US citizens must present a valid, state issued photo ID at check in. Seattle residents are not eligible to stay at HI Seattle. Must be from outside King Co or out of state. International guests must present a passport.

Smoking, Alcohol, and weapons of any kind are not permitted on hostel premises. The American Hotel is registered as a Gun-Free Business.

We have a 14 day maximum stay limit, we cannot allow any bookings longer than this. Tax of 10.1% will be added.
Members of Hostelling International will receive a discount of 10% upon presentation of the online membership card.


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