For the budget-oriented traveler, hostels are inexpensive alternative to hotels, typically offering shared-rooms or dormitory accommodation with common areas and communal facilities. Some hostels also provide private rooms, baths, and food or dining options. Here is a list of hostel accommodations in the Seattle area:
The Hello brand hostels in Seattle, WA
Irresistibly quirky and undeniably welcoming, Hello Brand hostels are perfect for urban explorers who are looking for off-the-beaten path travel experience. City Hostel and Hotel Hotel are great for short travel stays. For extended stays, Exeter House offers a co-living, co-working environment.
City Hostel in Belltown, Seattle WA
City Hostel is the only Art Hostel of its kind in the United States. Opened in 2009, the rooms at the City Hostel Seattle are each decorated by different local artists.
Accommodation includes continental breakfast every morning, a commercial kitchen for preparing your own meals, plus other amenities.
Located in the Belltown neighborhood, just north of the downtown Seattle shopping district. City Hostel Seattle, 2327 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121.
Hotel Hotel in the Fremont neighborhood
A small hostel with big flavor located in the quirky art community of Fremont in Seattle.
Amenities include free Wi-Fi, TV room, fully equipped communal kitchen, beautiful bathrooms, complimentary breakfast, free bed linens, and simple, great service with a smile. All bedding is included with room rates. Towels are $2 for guests staying in dorm rooms. Two towels are included for private rooms. Special accommodations are available at a discounted rate for traveling families. The family room includes a bunk bed for two kiddos and a king bed for parents.
Located in the Fremont neighborhood, about 25 minutes by bus from downtown Seattle. Hotel Hotel, 3515 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, Washington 98103.
Exeter House next to Freeway Park, Seattle, WA
A new way of living built on community where collaboration and creativity thrive through connection. Knowing life is better when we are part of a community, Exeter House challenges traditional apartment living, whether for a day, a week, a month, or a year. Choose from three types of accommodations: hostel-style dorm rooms, private hotel rooms, and studio spaces for extended stays.
Amenities include a gym, launderette, convenience store, cinema, dedicated games room, rooftop terrace (!), communal kitchen and dining room. You’ll never have to eat alone–unless you want to, of course.
Located in downtown Seattle, on the eastern edge of Freeway Park. Exeter House, 720 Seneca St, Seattle, WA 98101.
Green Tortoise Hostel near Pike Place Market in Seattle
Green Tortoise Hostel operates on the idea of beautiful places, great food, and sociable people for a gratifying travel experiences, operating hostels in Seattle and San Francisco.
Green Tortoise Seattle room rates based are based on room type. Dormitory accommodations sleeping 4-8 people offer the best price, of course. Rates include benefits such as free WiFi, Continental Breakfast, self-catering kitchen, and more. Make reservations on their website or by phone, toll-free in the U.S. and Canada
Great location across from Pike Place Market. Green Tortoise Hostel, 105 Pike Street, WA 98101.
Hostelling International (HI) USA in Seattle’s Chinatown
Hostelling International (HI) USA is a safe, clean, affordable, and modern hostel with both private rooms and dorm room beds in a historic hotel building from 1926 that was renovated in 2009.
Hostelling International Seattle room rates includes continental breakfast, free WiFi access, coin-operated washers & dryers, 24-hour kitchen and dining area, plus other amenities. Located in the International District, just south of the downtown Seattle business core–near Union train station and light rail, and a few blocks from the major league sport stadiums (baseball, football, soccer). Also nearby is Uwajimaya Asian Grocery Store and many inexpensive restaurants.
HI Seattle at the American Hotel, 520 S King Street, Seattle, WA 98104.
AirBnB (“air-bee-and-bee”) is a website for people to list and book unique accommodations around the world. AirBnB is a way for people with extra space to monetize their property and for travelers to have a great experience.
Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, AirBnB connects people to unique travel experiences, at any price point, in thousands of cities worldwide. A recent check of spaces in Seattle and surrounding cities pulled up rooms, apartments, and houses throughout the region at reasonable prices. Each of the listings has reviews and ratings from prior guests.
Whether you are visiting Seattle or live here can offer a room, it’s a great resource for cheap travel ad cheap living. Check it out: AirBnB.