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Reviews of HI Seattle at the American Hotel Seattle Hostel

520 S. King St., Seattle, USA

Atmosphere 80%

Cleanliness 88%

Facilities 83%

Location 78%

Safety 83%

Staff 88%

Value 78%

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Facilities

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

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room 5.00USD

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 15:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Not Included

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Atmosphere 80%

Cleanliness 88%

Facilities 83%

Location 78%

Safety 83%

Staff 88%

Value 78%

Showing 21-30 of 68 reviews

43% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 40%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 40%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 20%
  • Value - 40%
43% Overall Rating

Anonymous
24 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: I was not excited about this property

Disliked: The staff was very unfriendly, not willing to help, especially when they wanted me to pay a full price, arguing that what I had paid to HostelBookers at time of reservation was HostelBookers fee, rather that already part of the room rate.

94% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
20 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Relaxation / spa, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Perhaps less engaging than some hostels but I found it unpretentious, clean, and courteously staffed, an affordable and hospitable base for exploring Seattle. Great self-serve kitchen and commons - shop Uwajimaya for groceries a block away and take advantage of it. Perfectly adequate wifi (downloads 50 to 150 KB/s for me). The benefits from being in an older building far outweigh the detriments (noisy doors).

Customer would recommend this property

71% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 80%
71% Overall Rating

Anonymous
30 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Liked: 3 blocks from the train station

Disliked: The employees don't have much knowledge to guide you on places to eat or exact location of the train station, etc.

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
28 Oct 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Liked: Friendly staff, nice clean rooms, nice area of Seattle but parking is a bit of an issue.

Disliked: Street parking is a hassle if you have a car.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
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  • Value - 100%
100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
01 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference, Visiting friends or family, Work / volunteering

Liked: Clean and friendly

Disliked: Nothing

Customer would recommend this property

80% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 60%
80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
30 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Great location and friendly staff.

Disliked: Building & facilities rather tired.

Customer would recommend this property

71% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 60%
71% Overall Rating

Anonymous
25 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Clean, not too expensive, free breakfast, good facilities

Disliked: Noise at night from the street. Pretty rude service. Not possible to switch to bottom bunk bed even if free. Relatively far from center.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 100%
100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
14 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture, Visiting friends or family

Liked: I liked the location and I liked the breakfast

Disliked: nothing

Customer would recommend this property

77% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 40%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 80%
77% Overall Rating

Anonymous
08 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Good location and pretty quite so if you want a good nights sleep, then here is a safe bet. Very close to train station!!

Disliked: Due to location in Chinatown, it stinks of Chinese food constantly at the reception and other rooms. Also it's pretty hard to meet people here, everybody seems to stick to themselves which isn't hostel like at all, having said that if you want a quiter side of life it's perfect!!

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
29 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: clean and lotsa bathrooms

Customer would recommend this property

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