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Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa Monica

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Wheelchair Access
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Self-Serve Laundry
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2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

We arrived with the intention of only staying one night, however the hostel had great facilities, pool table and courtyard area. We were able to meet some really nice people who shared with us that the hostel offers free tours, to downtown LA and a...More

2  Thank Ella H
Response from mainplace, Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded 1 May 2015

Thank for your time in writing this awesome review! We are very happy you got to enjoy our great facilities and amenities our hostel has to offer. We're glad you got to experience our activities and we try to make it as affordable as possible...More

Reviewed 22 April 2015

This hostel is situated in probably the best location in LA for a visitor. It is on 2nd Street which is a very short walk from Santa Monica Pier and Beach, and just a block away from Third Street Promenade with thriving restaurants and shops....More

Thank Michael A
Response from mainplace, Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded 4 May 2015

Thank you for submitting your great review about our hostel and location! We are very fortunate to be located in the great city of Santa Monica where you can find everything from the Beach to lovely shops and good places to eat and drink. We...More

Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

Great location, excellent value, clean, plenty of showers, room was spacious compared to other hostels I've stayed in with plenty of storage, very secure, fantastic facilities and good breakfast - we really couldn't fault this place at all. They even had fresh coffee in the...More

5  Thank NewcastleTraveller03
Response from mainplace, Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded 4 May 2015

Thanks for a great review! We are so happy we met your expectations for your stay and we look forward in seeing you in the future. Cheers!

Reviewed 10 April 2015

I'm a Scottish exchange student studying in Louisiana. Having travelled the West Coast with some friends over the winter break, we had a very enjoyable 4-night stay in Hi Santa Monica over the Christmas period. The hostel had plenty of cooking and recreational facilities that...More

4  Thank Greg P
Reviewed 8 April 2015

I stayed for two nights in September and only really used it for a bed, but the facilities were good and the location was excellent, close to the beach and close to the shops and buses. I definitely recommend

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US$51 - US$158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
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
...More
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Response from CoolLoon | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you call them. I arrived in the morning and they let me store my luggage in a locked store room but I couldn't go to the room. I went shopping and returned a little earlier than the posted check-in time and they let... More
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Jack H
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
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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