Based in a renovated historic building from 1926, Hostelling International Seattle at the American Hotel offers a convenient location in the International District of downtown Seattle just one block east of Union Station.

This safe, clean and modern Seattle hostel offers both private and dorm room with a range of facilities including free Wi-Fi, Internet access, TV room and 24 hour kitchen and dining area. There is a grocery store one block away so guests can bring their own food back to prepare, and in the local area there are many restaurants, a bakery and a sandwich shop in the hostel itself.

HI Seattle at the American Hotel is close to many attractions including Pioneer Square, home of the Underground Tour; sports stadiums such as Safeco Field, Qwest Field and Seattle Sounders FC; the Seattle Center and the Space Needle tower.

What travellers think

Best for

  • Sightseeing
  • Socialising
  • Culture
  • Food-lovers

Green rating



It was so noisy in that part of town. I was in town for a workshop and had so much difficulty sleeping because of yelling and chaos on the street. Also, the doors and walls were paper thin. I could hear everything in the room next door.


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Thu 19 Mar 2015

Please be nice and friendly to your guest. Thanks.


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Chun Wee,

Sat 14 Mar 2015