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    Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa Monica

    1436 2nd St, Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2302
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    • Excellent34%
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    “pub crawl” (22 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 15 February 2015

    I think this is a great hostel and its best asset it its location. The rooms are clean, (i stayed in two different rooms), the staff is really helpful (some of them speak spanish), the lockers are big enough to put your bag, just remember...More

    Thank majomaol
    Response from mainplace, Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded 19 February 2015

    Thanks for the awesome review Majomaol! We're glad that you loved our beautiful city as much as we do. Please come in and see us again the next time you're in Santa Monica!

    Reviewed 9 February 2015

    We stayed here mid June for about a week in a girls dorm with 6 other girls, the dorm was kept tidy-ish but very clean. Theres lockers in the rooms, just remember to bring your own lock! The beds were bunk and everyone was relaxed...More

    1  Thank faith l
    Response from mainplace, Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded 12 February 2015

    Thanks for the feedback Lucy! We'd like you to know that we've revamped our breakfast and fixed those issues with our key system. We hope that you will come back and see us again the next time you're stateside. We'd love to take you on...More

    Reviewed 9 February 2015

    The location was perfect and the accommodation was very clean throughout. Included in the rate was a buffet style breakfast which was varied. I felt safe and comfortable, there are lockers available in your room where you can safely store your bags and valuables. I...More

    Thank h4r16464
    Response from mainplace, Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded 12 February 2015

    Thanks for the review Zurich! Positive feedback adds fuel to our fire! The next time you stay with us be sure to join us for hamburger night and to check out one of our pub crawls. We hope to see you again soon!

    Reviewed 6 February 2015

    Great location as it is close to the beach and shops. Staff were very friendly and helpful and were very happy to answer all of our questions. There were a few things though that were a let down. Showers were luke warm first thing in...More

    Thank Nz1986
    Response from mainplace, Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded 19 February 2015

    Thanks for taking the time to write a review for us Nz1986. We're sorry to hear that you had a few issues. During the mornings, there are a lot of people utilizing the showers and our water heaters have to work over time. This can...More

    Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

    This is a very good hostel. The location is fantastic and value for money is incomparable to anything else in the area. This is clear when you see the variety of guests who check in - legit backpackers, travelling party-goers, oldies, young families with kids......More

    3  Thank MarcPT
    Response from mainplace, Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded 3 February 2015

    Marc, thank you for taking the time to give us such a comprehensive review! Santa Monica really does have it all doesn't it? We're happy that we could help you enjoy everything our beautiful city has to offer. We'd also like to take this time...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$42 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
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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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    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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    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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