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Historic William Tell Hotel to become youth hostel…

It looks like the William Tell Hotel (of Belltown’s famed film history) will have a second shot of life as a youth hostel;

from StroupeCondoBlog – Gibraltar bought the property several months ago for $3.1 million from Plymouth, and plans are to now convert the building to a youth hostel. Plymouth earlier reported that the repairs needed just wouldn’t be worth the investment and are using the money to help pay for a newer, larger building on 1st and Cedar.

I think this will be a great addition to the neighborhood and an awesome use for a building which has so much historical value to Belltown. It looks like Buckley’s and the new youth hostel will serve as long term reminders of Belltown’s film glory days.

3 Comments on "Historic William Tell Hotel to become youth hostel…"

  1. 40 is still considered “youth” right? We’ll probably need a place to stay when we get there.

  2. 🙂
    secret society?

  3. Gibraltar | May 8, 2009 at 12:00 pm |

    The Hostel is being designed as a Urban or European hostel which will be suited for all from 18-80. We anticipate families, youth, seniors and everthing in between. Clean, chic, secure and a great value. Anticipated opening is in Aug 2009.

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