Set in the Chinatown-International District neighborhood of Seattle, our hostel is minutes away from the Amtrak station, Bolt Bus stop and the Link Light Rail station which is the easiest and least expensive way to reach Sea-Tac Airport. We are only 10 minutes away from CenturyLink Field  and T-Mobile Park, and a quick 10 minute bus ride to Seattle's most popular tourist attraction, Pike Place Market. Other popular sites such as the Space Needle and Seattle Center are only 15 minutes away by bus.

Voted Best Hostel for Digital Nomads in Seattle in 2019, our hostel offers free WiFi, a shared lounge, and complimentary continental breakfast every morning. Our front desk is staffed 24/7 for your convenience. 


Upon check-in, US residents must provide a current and valid state-issued photo ID and international guests must provide a current and valid passport. Please note that all special requests cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check-in. Additional charges may apply.
Please note: You must be over the age of 18 to stay at the hostel, or have a parent or guardian present.

HI-Seattle at the American Hotel has a 14 day maximum stay policy. Exceptions to this policy require management approval. Please note that alcohol, smoking, and weapons of any kind are not allowed on hostel premises. We are registered as a gun-free business in Seattle. The property does not accept third party payments. Click this link to see our frequently asked questions.