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    Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa Monica

    1436 2nd St, Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2302
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          US$113
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          Overview
          • Excellent33%
          • Very good47%
          • Average13%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible3%
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          “pub crawl” (23 reviews)
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          Free Wifi
          Breakfast included
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          2.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 412 reviews

          Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

          I stayed here in the Year 2000. So it was a long time between visits. This hostel has many quality aspects. First and utmost is its location, in the heart of downtown Santa Monica. Two blocks from the beach and pier and an infinite number...More

          Thank Augie M
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          I loved this place for its location and its reasonable price. The reception staff were helpful and even though there was construction going on at the time of my stay ear plugs were offered which was good!

          Thank LivActually
          Response from mainplace, Guest Relations Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded 1 week ago

          Thanks so much for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your stay here, and we are so sorry for the noise you experienced! We hope you can come back and experience the new hostel once the renovations have all been completed! Safe travels!

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Santa Monica hostel is located in a large, impersonal, newish, institutional building located in the commercial heart of downtown Santa Monica. The facilities are standard -- nothing inviting, nothing unique. Computers are available in an upstairs room at extra cost. The breakfast was very institutional...More

          1  Thank solotraveller1954
          Response from mainplace, Guest Relations Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded 1 week ago

          Thanks for your review! We are sorry you felt that way! Did you have a chance to join us on any of our daily hostel led activities or tours? Those are excellent ways to have a more personal and social experience! As for breakfast, this...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          Although I did not stay at the hostel, I was a very weary traveller after a red eye flight from Canada and had a 9 hour layover in LA. The wonderful ladies at the desk let me store my bag and use the toilets so...More

          1  Thank bighorseneesko
          Response from mainplace, Guest Relations Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded 1 week ago

          Thanks so much for your review! We are glad that our staff was able to accommodate you so well! We hope you'll come back and visit us for an extended stay next time! We've got dorms and some nice new private rooms! Safe travels!

          Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

          HI is a good option for who wants to be in the best part of LA, but doesn't want to spend a lot. Rooms are clean and roomy, with real lockers and a small table. Location is great, very close to the beach. The staff...More

          1  Thank Gabi F
          Response from mainplace, Public Relations Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded 1 week ago

          Thanks so much for your review! We really appreciate you taking the time to leave us your thoughts, and we're very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope you''' come back and visit us again soon! Safe travels in the meantime :)

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          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
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          • Self-Serve Laundry
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          • US$63 - US$307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 260
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          weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
          Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
          revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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          Jack H
          Hi, I'm due to stay here at the end of March. I'm looking into hiring a car when I land at LAX to assist with my travel around LA. I was wondering where the best place would be to park the car overnight as the facilities states there is no on-site parking. Where are the nearest places to park overnight and what do they charge? I'm not too keen on the idea of forking out hundreds of dollars for car parking. I'm there for 4 nights.
          1 February 2017|
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          Response from Catherine M | Reviewed this property |
          There is a multi level carpark across the road from the hostel which is $17 for 24 hours
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          Moataz M
          Is it possible to check in and pay in full with cash only without a credit card or is a credit card an absolute must?
          24 November 2016|
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          Response from Ahmed N | Reviewed this property |
          Yes, I called them before going to check if there were any rooms available and then went and paid fully in cash
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          oliviah445
          Hey!! I was interested in staying here but was wondering what the best way to get to Disneyland is from here ? Thanks?
          18 October 2016|
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          Response from Jen D | Reviewed this property |
          We used the tour company next door to the hostel, they run a bus daily to Disneyland. You can either buy your own ticket to Disney and then pay the tour company for the bus journey or you can buy the Disney ticket and bus as... More
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          "Try to avoid a room overlooking the entrance, just because because of any street noise"
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          "I'd expect top floor rooms to have better view"
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          "ask for the four bed dorms. You'll find them to be much more hygienic. The rest smell of sweaty balls and..."
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          "Try to ask for a room as far as possible from the elevators."
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