Hostelling International at the American Hotel
520 South King Street
Seattle, WA, 98104, USA
206-622-5443

We are a clean, safe, affordable hostel with both private and dorm-style accommodations. Our historic hostel was completely renovated in 2009, retaining an old-world feel while adding modern amenities. 

Enjoy these great amenities during your stay with us:

  • library
  • TV room
  • free wi-fi
  • dining room
  • guest lounge
  • internet cafe
  • storage lockers
  • free daily breakfast
  • 24 hour in/out privilege
  • free towel and bed linens
  • 24 hour large, modern kitchen
  • coin-operated laundry facilities


We also offer these fun extras:

  • free, weekly pancake dinner
  • discounted tours of Safeco Field
  • free walking tours
  • happy hour every Thursday
  • tours of the International District
  • discounted kayaking tours
  • pub crawl on Fridays

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!

Comfortable. Clean. Affordable. Fun.